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    N'kaya Lodge

    Guernsey Road, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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          • Very good6%
          • Average1%
          • Poor0%
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          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
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          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Thornybush Game Lodge
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          #1 of 12 Speciality lodging in Thornybush Private Game Reserve
           
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          Reviewed 30 November 2015

          Have just found time to write this review as we traveled to N'kaya lodge back in July. What a great peaceful place to go see the big 5. The lodges are very roomy and comfortable as are the grounds with the small pool for a...More

          Thank akpLondon
          Response from NKaya_Manager, Manager at N'kaya LodgeResponded 25 December 2015

          Thank you for a great review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and it is always nice getting people back for another visit.

          Reviewed 30 November 2015

          We stayed here for two nights, 9th and 10th November and I thought this lodge was exceptional. To get there you have to drive yourself to the main lodge, which is quite exciting, especially when you spot your first giraffe - bizarre how easy it...More

          Thank Samantha B
          Response from NKaya_Manager, Manager at N'kaya LodgeResponded 25 December 2015

          Thank you very much for the review. I have had a word with the guys about dropping the ball on your stay, and I trust they have picked up the standard to where we want it to be. Thank you for reviewing, it would be...More

          Reviewed 2 November 2015

          The big sixth in this case, being the lodge. It was perfect. Really comfortable accommodation and so peaceful, with a rhythm to the drives and downtime that meant you couldn't do anything but relax and drift into African time. Andre and Lene are very welcoming...More

          Thank Travellingfar2
          Response from NKaya_Manager, Manager at N'kaya LodgeResponded 25 December 2015

          Thank you for reviewing and glad to hear that you enjoyed it here with us.

          Reviewed 2 November 2015

          We have just returned from 4 nights at Nkaya Lodge and can not fault it in any way. The accommodation is very spacious and comfortable; the food was plentiful, varied and always delicious. The staff went out of their way to make us feel at...More

          Thank 1jw60
          Response from NKaya_Manager, Manager at N'kaya LodgeResponded 25 December 2015

          Thank you for reviewing. We are glad to hear that we could make you stay special and that you have enjoyed it here with us.

          Reviewed 27 September 2015

          We stayed at N'Kaya for 4 days in early Sept 2015. I cannot recommend this place enough. We had 8 people so we had the camp all to ourselves. Each game drive was great, Dean and Andres made sure we saw a lot of animals...More

          Thank Chris_i79
          Response from NKaya_Manager, Manager at N'kaya LodgeResponded 25 December 2015

          Thank you very much for taking time to compose this excellent review. It feels great to hear that you enjoyed it here with us and it would be nice to see you back here sometime.

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          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Parking
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          • Breakfast included
          • Free Parking
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          • Air Conditioning
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          • Pool
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          • US$491 - US$689 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 4
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          • Kruger National Park >
          • Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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          "All rooms are the same and are fantastic"
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          "Four individual yet identical huts, so all offer equally good accommodations."
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