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Overview
Otto's Bluff Road, Pietermaritzburg 3231 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just spent the weekend at the karkloof safari and spa near Pietermaritzburg. The check in was smooth and effortless. Great welcome from the staff at the lodge. The room is spacious and ultra comfortable with the best amienties in the gorgeous bathroom. The spa is...More

Thank southafrica_11
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just UH-Mazing! The staff were incredible, the property & grounds are gorgeous, the spa itself perfect, the treatments heavenly! We had an amazing afternoon at Karkloof Safari Spa & as we left it felt like we had been there days instead of just a few...More

Thank Rowena G
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Great service, beautiful hotel. Has 3 of the big 5 & abundance of animals that roam around the property freely without any borders & it is safe. Wonderful view & restful. The hike to the waterfall is amazing & well worth if. Food was excellent....More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Great Service, awesome hosting and a beautiful world class establishment. Loved the safari experience. Amazing views with an array of wildlife close by. Really enjoyed the hospitality with we received throughout our stay. Would highly recommend it to anyone who is looking for an extraordinary...More

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Thank MidlandsMeander1985
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We stayed at the Karkloof Safari Villa and Spa and can highly recommend this establishment. The staff were fantastic the Spa was class. The food was exceptional. Will certainly be returning for another unforgettable experience.

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Description
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 Villas offers a More selection of supreme secluded lodges complimented by the finest cuisine and impeccable international standards. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Spa
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
16
Price range
US$319 - US$567 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Karkloof Hotel Pietermaritzburg
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Pietermaritzburg
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
16
Price range
US$319 - US$567 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Karkloof Hotel Pietermaritzburg
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Pietermaritzburg
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Room & Suite (36)
Dining (17)
Pool & Beach (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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"All rooms overlook the beautiful mountains valley or ruver"
NompumeleloM
10 Apr 2017
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"rooms facing the valley are good.most rooms are facing the valley"
zakharia56
22 Feb 2017
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"All suites are amazing!"
Merelvanh
07 Feb 2016
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"all rooms were spectacular however if you dont feel like walking to far from reception choose room 7 or 8"
stephaniev297
26 Jan 2016
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