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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Love the serene and most spectacular views. It was baby boom time and we saw lots of young roaming with their mamas, so cute, baby Pumbas, zebras, adorable 2. Week old impala, even baby giraffes. The staff are all so friendly and professional, they really make one feel special and go the extra mile. The rooms are very clean and... More 

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Pietermaritzburg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Karkloof is a hidden jewel that reveals its facets as your days unfold. A truly unique experience that evolves into a getaway that you don't want to leave. A luxurious getaway with a surprise around every corner.

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Pietermaritzburg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Karkloof to distress and unwind. Well what an amazing experience. I have never been so pampered and looked after. i cannot explain how wonderful this resort is, in every aspect from the amazing staff to the rooms, view and every little detail was paid attention to. I was attending a wedding over the weekend they even gave... More 

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Pietermaritzburg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Karkloof is a champagne experience, you could recommend without thought. No 1 go to place for a quick recharge. The Spa rocks. Your chef need a special mention..you go girl!! Frank your passion and love of the place is intoxicating. Will be sending many guests your way. Didn't want to leave. Brilliant Safari, had an amazing encounter with a crane... More 

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Pietermaritzburg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were exposed to the mother of all treatments. The hospitality and friendliness is inexplicable. The advise they give on Spa educate you and make one understands the benefits beyond pre-knowledge a visitor had. Food that is served is of quality and is organic. Take-away products are reasonable priced and are of great quality using organic ingredients. The experience is... More 

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Pietermaritzburg
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the staff is outstanding, they make you feel at home away from home. I was impress by the trail which lead to the waterfall.When watching at the nature I felt bless to be there. it is a place to go when you want to meditate.I LOVE THE PLACE...

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Sussex
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited last month and what an amazing place. It can be as relaxing or as active as you want to make Karkloof Safari Spa. No predatory animals and so you get to have a terrific view of the animals on the reserve - buffalo, zebra, wildebeest, hippo, giraffe and all manner of buck. Amazing staff, superb views and all tucked... More 

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Ballito, South Africa
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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

It was my wife's 60th birthday and we wanted to go somewhere special. We had been to Karkloof before but do not tire of their magnificent setting. Situated just outside Pietermaritzburg in the foothills of a superb mountain range is this beautiful lodge with private chalets. The river flows through the resort after plunging down a perfect waterfall. The staff... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Accommodation = is great! (depending on which unit you and view you get) . Lovely warm underfloor heating and open plan. I particularly loved the bathrooms and sitting on the balcony staring at the view. I particularly LOVED the animals that would roam around our places. Spa treatments = the best I have had (the Thai ladies know their stuff... More 

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Pietermaritzburg
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Your place offer so much that I wish our time spend at this beautiful facility could have been longer to appreciate all the beauty there is. A real treasure that I will remember for the rest of my life.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surrounded by the cinematic splendor of the Karkloof Valley, this modern and contemporary wellness and wildlife retreat is enhanced with the big heart of African sensibility. Karkloof Safari Spa offers a selection of supreme secluded lodges complimented by the finest cuisine and impeccable international standards. ... more   less 

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Address: Otto's Bluff Road, Pietermaritzburg 3231, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Pietermaritzburg
Price Range: R11 623 - R23 990 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“All suites are amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles Merelvanh, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
“all rooms were spectacular however if you dont feel like walking to far from reception choose room 7 or 8”
 of 5 bubbles stephaniev297, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have views of the valley and some are set back. All the rooms are very private.”
 of 5 bubbles Thermopolye, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We were in room 2 and it was AMAZING! View was great.”
 of 5 bubbles MarieLBrand, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“any room is good, large and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles Kvolkova, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
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