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Thornhill Safari Lodge

Portion 144 of the Farm Guernsey 81 KU, Hoedspruit 1380 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 20/08/09 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#17 of 141 Speciality lodging in Hoedspruit
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Thornhill Safari Lodge offers an affordable getaway with comfortable rooms and excellent facilities in 13 authentic thatch-roof chalets. Located within the Greater Kruger Park ecosystem - South Africa, a mere 40km from Kruger Park's Orpen gate.We cater for group bookings, individual guests on self drives, fly in safari's and honeymoon couples. Come and enjoy a "Kruger to Canyon" experience which is "More than just a Safari".
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Bar / lounge
Bicycle tours
Walking tours
Airport transportation
Secured parking
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Mosquito net
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Bottled water
Room types
Pool view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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Andeline Neo wrote a review Nov 2019
Singapore, Singapore1 contribution
The review came a bit late as I had a few more travels after my South Africa trip. However at the back of my mind, I never forget to do it as I really appreciated the couple owners, Merle and Sean, and their staff during our stay. Their hospitality was received the moment I booked the Safari lodge. Upon booking, Merle sent me a message on the driving directions from Johannesburg, and later on gave me a guide on things to do at the region. What we haven’t expected was we lost our way during our drive to the lodge in the Guernsey Nature Reserve after nightfall, and our car was stuck on a sandpile. Not knowing what we could do, I gave a call to the lodge, and immediately Merle sent Sean, and a staff to assist us. They used their car to pull our car out of the sandpile, and guided
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Date of stay: July 2019
gbrugg_554032 wrote a review Nov 2019
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Thornhill is a nice lodge about an hour from Kruger. They do safaris outside and inside Kruger Park and we were Lucky to get good guides on both. we have heared differently, but we were satisfied. The rooms are basic but good, the dinners are around a campfire which is nice, the quality of the food was mixed; the young chef actually did very well. Also at breakfast. He could not help the quality of the coffee, it is terrible. We did not see much of the people running the place; but all in all it was a nice stay with animals on site as well
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Date of stay: October 2019
Kali H wrote a review Oct 2019
Geelong, Australia18 contributions3 helpful votes
As our third trip in as many years we have come to call this little gem our home in South Africa. Nothing is to hard for the wonderful staff here. We stayed in the honeymoon suit this trip and wow! You can sit in the bath and watch the wildlife outside your window or watch the monkeys whilst using the outdoor shower. Every day our room was cleaned very well, the food was AMAZING! Having stayed for over a week we got to experience the food from 2 different chefs and I can easily say it was some of the best food we have had thru out our world travels. Do yourself a favour and sit on the sundowner deck with a cocktail, the sunset views and being able to watch the giraffe zebras and all the other wildlife from above was fantastic! And as for the staff there attention to detail is
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Date of stay: October 2019
rddiggins wrote a review Oct 2019
Nottingham, Maryland546 contributions96 helpful votes
We enjoyed the lodge, the game drives and the morning walk, because of our guides, Magic Mike and Goodman. The cook here is excellent and makes dishes that are enjoyable by all. The staff here meets every need while you are at the lodge, especially Vincent, who goes over and beyond what’s asked of him.
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Date of stay: October 2019
Dennis wrote a review Oct 2019
3 contributions
The lodge is beautiful. Very nice houses, great garden and pool area, cosy bar lounge with all drinks you want, every night dinner ceremony at the campfire incl. delicious food, and very welcoming and friendly hosts.
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Date of stay: October 2019
US$93 - US$180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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