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AM Lodge

Guernsey Rd Off R40, Amanda 1391 South Africa
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AM Lodge is an Exclusive, Luxurious 5 Star Safari Lodge that is situated in the heart of the African Bush on a 2,000 HA Private Game Reserve which is home to four of the BIG 5, namely Rhino, Lion, Buffalo and Leopard; only meters away from the Greater Kruger National Park, near Hoedspruit, Limpopo, South Africa. With exclusive all-inclusive packages, AM Lodge offers an Intimate African Experience to individuals or families of all ages who are looking to emerge their senses into the African Heartbeat. This luxury lodge hosts a maximum of 22 guests in the utmost luxury and style. Six suites offer complete seclusion as well as private and stunning views. Two completely secluded suites with private plunge pools provide an even more exclusive luxury African safari experience. AM Villa, a few minutes’ drive from the main lodge, is the perfect option for families or groups. AM Villa can accommodate 6 guests in three en-suite bedrooms.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Game room
Entertainment staff
Free airport transportation
Valet parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Plunge pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Evening entertainment
Patio
Walking tours
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Meeting rooms
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Hot spring bath
Manicure
Massage
Massage chair
Neck massage
Pedicure
Steam room
Waxing services
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
Doorperson
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
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5.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Luxury
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philbundo wrote a review Yesterday
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Service nad hospitality was second to none. Priscilla our guide made sure that we felt at home and was on top of the game all the time. Jessica the Chef made sure that our tummies remained full and the food was very tasty. Themba the tracker made sure that our game drives were worth it- we encountered all the Big 5
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Sunshine25039223797 wrote a review Jan 2024
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We had a shacky start to our stay as they thought we were the internet company there to fix stuff... so we had to carry our own bags and walk to reception, we did not know where to walk to but found reception after a while. This was not the start to our anniversary that I had in mind...
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from AMLodge Marketing, Owner at AM Lodge
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Sunshine, Thank you for your review. We would like to apologsie for the the shaky start to your visit with us. This is not at all the standards that we pride ourselves upon and your review will assist us with improving where we can. We hope that you would give us another chance and visit us.
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Nomvuzodlamini9 wrote a review Dec 2023
Johannesburg, South Africa1 contribution
A place to be , to relax and refresh your mind and spend time with your love ones. I would definitely recommend a visit to the place and experience the beauty of it and see how relaxed it is and enjoy wildlife
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Dear Nomvuzo, Thank you for your amazing review! Your review will be shared with our team. We hope to see you again soon.
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Duane M wrote a review Nov 2023
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware7 contributions3 helpful votes
Terrible experience. Avoid this unethical place. We paid for our stay, but the hotel canceled it anyway saying there was some credit card issue when I paid for it months ago. They took a too bad position, we sold it for a higher rate was the implication. I’m still trying to get my money back. Horrible!
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Ravin Gareeb wrote a review Jun 2023
Durban, South Africa28 contributions4 helpful votes
Excellent experience from the security gate to the reception Happy faces an food to die for Absolutely awesome as usual Breathtaking views an game drive The drinks and wine available with all different brands The staff are well trained friendly an all ways accommodating
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Date of stay: June 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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delimzimela wrote a review Apr 2023
Pretoria, South Africa1 contribution1 helpful vote
The pictures displayed for this particular Villa is misleading, you will expect to see what is on the picture but when you arrive the place is not even close to the picture!,. Maintenance of the place is non existent, no value for money
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Date of stay: April 2023
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Ravin Gareeb wrote a review Jan 2023
Durban, South Africa28 contributions4 helpful votes
Staff are excellent with excellent food an wine Staff are well trained with customer focus A game drive experience whereby we saw leopards Wild dogs lions an hyena The spa experience was excellent with beautiful scenery Car was washed and ready for me to leave
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Date of stay: December 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Rachel T wrote a review Nov 2022
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I find this a difficult review to write as the staff were so friendly and tried hard, which made it difficult to complain where it is not up to standard. Positive: The decor was beautiful, very tasteful and in keeping with the safari theme. The tracker and our guide were very knowledgeable of the area and as such, we were lucky enough to see all of the Big 5. Gym facilities looked great, sadly we didn't have time to utilise. Staff were friendly and helpful, and our welcome was lovely with a drink pre-prepared. Negative: Booked in 2020 and had to re-arrange following covid. I informed them we were coming for our honeymoon, and we wanted to be allocated the honeymoon suite with the private terrace and eating area looking out over the landscape, which was the same price as the other superior suite. At the time of booking this was called 'Xihloni' also known as suite '8'. However, upon arrival we found that whilst we had been allocated the Xohloni, it had been moved to Suite 7... which was not the suite we had longingly waited for. This was a huge disappointment; we booked AM Lodge specifically after falling in love with that room. Another couple were in Suite 8, so no joy. There were other issues during our stay: Food was NOT good - I appreciate the awards this place has received, and this played a part in why I booked it, but the food was shocking and more in line with 3*. Poor quality, incomplete, overcooked and often cold. Broccoli was old, hence they cut off most of the head. I am unsure if this was perhaps due to it being early in the season for them (October) perhaps they did not have their usual chefs in? Either way .... it was not acceptable, and we actually skipped a few meals because of this. Communication wasn't great. We would be told various different times when trying to organise safari trips, wake-up calls etc. It was confusing. The staff were so lovely, knowledgeable and friendly but it was certainly more of a 'ask and we'll answer ' sort of establishment, which is not what you would expect of 5* Luxury, I would expect to be told information about the animals and area etc. This goes for lodge staff as well, we were told when we arrived our fridge was empty because until they know what we like, they can't stock up. This however remained the situation and if we ever wanted a drink; water, wine, etc - we had to call the front desk, ask and wait for it to be delivered. You should also communicate / advertise that the reserve doesn't host the big 5, infact not even close and that the daily safari is done on another reserve, meaning a 45-minute drive to the reserve before even starting the safari. I didn't mind but I do feel this should be made clear. Not 5* Luxury, we made the most of it because it was our honeymoon but actually very disappointed. Poor for the price but with such amazing potential.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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NBGS Travel wrote a review Aug 2022
Johannesburg, South Africa3 contributions
Visited AM Lodge last weekend and we had booked the AM Villa, it was very secluded and luxurious. We had a private chef, butler and had our own private game drives. The villa is perfect for family and group of friends. The we were welcomed by the host and butler, Jeff and Manford who were very warm & welcoming. The cuisine served was exquisite and chef Bernick also asked us for our meal preferences which I found very considerate. The rooms were very spacious and the outdoor shower was my favourite! Sunrise Game Drive at AM Lodge was the biggest highlight of my trip🌅 It was an incredible morning as we were welcomed by two of the big cats, Lions. Saw the beautiful sightings of Zebras 🦓, Giraffes, Waterbucks etc. Also had a Tea and biscuits in the bush while overlooking the River. The guide and tracker Alberto knew the reserve from the back of their head and are well knowledgeable. The treatment was just absolute first class. On our final day we had a Boma buffet which was accompanied by Swati Traditional dancers and it was exceptional. I cannot wait to return again and unwind ✨
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Mphonyana M wrote a review Jul 2022
Midrand, South Africa5 contributions2 helpful votes
i was at AM Lodge for 5 days , 4 nights and everything was exceptional . the service , the rooms, the food, all excellent. i also got a massage and the ladies are some of the best I have had. i also went on game drive and our guide was so friendly and well versed with the animals on the reserve.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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PRICE RANGE
R 12,078 - R 23,754 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
AM Lodge - AM Villa - AM Lodge Spa
LOCATION
South AfricaLimpopo ProvinceAmanda
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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Frequently Asked Questions about AM Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to AM Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (2.5 km) and Nyani Cultural Village (4.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at AM Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at AM Lodge?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at AM Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at AM Lodge?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to AM Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include KFC Acornhoek Mall, Hungry Lion Acornhoek, and Roman's Pizza Acornhoek.
Are there opportunities to exercise at AM Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does AM Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, AM Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does AM Lodge have airport transportation?
Yes, AM Lodge offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at AM Lodge?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Is AM Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.