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Phelwana Game Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for our last night in the Kruger area and loved it! We had two luxury tents next to each other. They were perfect. They were large, good AC, good WIFI, mini bar (but no complimentary water), perfectly cleaned and beautiful. Each tent...More

Thank Valeria T
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Booked through a tour operator and under lodging it said Phelwana Safari Lodge was a "luxury" Lodge. Having traveled internationally as much as I have, my expectations were tempered however upon arrival I was stoked. Our drive in was like a safari. We were greeted...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

We booked to stay at Phelwana part of our Honeymoon. We chose to stay in one of the luxury tents which was an amazing experience (with all accommodations included: air conditioning, clean room, Wi- fi , small pool in our patio). Everything about the stay...More

1  Thank Natali Z
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome and the staff is super helpful and friendly, they really take care of you. There were lots of animals not he properly, every day we saw raffles and zebras. We also saw hippos and lots of other animals too. The food...More

Thank Dana S
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We booked to stay at Phelwana for my wife’s birthday. We chose to stay in one of the luxury tents which was such a good choice. Everything about the stay was perfect, from the accommodation to the excellent staff. There was lots of animals to...More

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Response from DeVilliers3, Manager at Phelwana Game LodgeResponded 7 November 2017

Dear cb20152015, Thank you so much for your review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and chose us as a destination to holiday! The tents are special and so pleased you enjoyed the "Glamping" experience and the private dining. We...More

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Amenities
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Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Shuttle Bus Service
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Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$298 - US$454 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$298 - US$454 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
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Helen S
19 August 2017|
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Kruger is the best place for game drives... so you can book drives in different areas this will increase your chances of seeing the big 5 so you can have 3 full days doing game drives in different areas in Kruger. I would... More
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Virginia C
29 July 2017|
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Yes they do.
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Mike G
16 January 2017|
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Response from DeVilliers3 | Property representative |
Dear Mike, Thank you for your query. Phelwana does not have all of the Big 5, however we do have Buffalo, Leopard, Hippo and a variety of plains animals (Giraffe, Zebra, Warthog, Wildebeest etc) on the property. We can... More
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