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Kambaku River Lodge

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Overview
142/6 Strathmore, Malelane 1320 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay was wonderful.Great hospitality and service, nice food and the place in front of the Kruger National Park was amazing. We saw elephants, rhinos, buffalos and hippos from the viewing deck. The Malelane Gate was just a few minutes away to start safari trips...More

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Response from Leanne S, Owner at Kambaku River LodgeResponded 6 days ago

Hi guys Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a lovely 5/5 review and for your kind words. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and really hope that we get to see you again. We are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our honey moon room was just perfect, very big, well decorated, with a nice teracce and a private pool. The view on the crocodile river is really great with deck to observe the animals in the Kruger park. The food is also excellent and the...More

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Thank Valerie R
Response from Leanne S, Owner at Kambaku River LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Valerie Thank you so much for taking the times to give us a 5/5 score and for your wonderful comments with regards to the lodge. We are all so happy that you had a great honeymoon and the kitchen staff love the fact that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place, I went on a romantic trip and everything is perfect. Kambaku is not a hotel, is an extension of home. The meals are served on the terrace of the room with an amazing view of the animals on the Kruger Park, So...More

Thank Chakall N
Response from Leanne S, Owner at Kambaku River LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Chakall Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review and for your wonderful comments. Coming from a famous chef, the kitchen staff loved the fact that you mentioned our food as being great 😁 big smiles all round. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second stay at Kambaku and we had an equally amazing time. Accommodation has all the comforts of home. Dinners were delicious and full breakfasts delivered at our requested times. We saw elephant, buffalo, hippo, a female lion, giraffe and various buck all...More

Thank Charmaine B
Response from Leanne S, Owner at Kambaku River LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Dennis and Charmaine Thank you so much for taking the time to give us such a lovely review. It sure was great spending some quality time together on safari, sharing our love for the bush and photography. I hope you got some wonderful shots...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an amazing time I was not well when we arrived and Anzelle and Leanne went out of their way to help. The view from the rooms are spectacular the birding is amazing saw 2 of the big 5 from our room and a beautiful...More

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Response from Leanne S, Owner at Kambaku River LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sue I am so please that you eventually recovered from your dreadful flu. Thank you for the lovely review, we so appreciate your time in giving us one. We are always so excited when our guests get to enjoy our special spot on the...More

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Description
Kambaku River lodge offers 140 meters of private river frontage, spacious, luxurious accommodation, self-catering, or dinner and breakfast served to your private patio with views of the Crocodile River and More the Kruger National Park, home to the Big Five. Elephants, hippo, rhino, buffalo and leopard are just a few of the animals that can be spotted from the comfort of your suite or superb river deck. Safaris arranged with pick-ups from the lodge or self drive into the park. Play golf at the famous Leopard Creek Golf Course or visit the Mac Mac falls, Gods window, Barberton, Swaziland or Mozambique. Body massage in your private suite or at our comfortable Dzombo Spa. Relax around the various pools sipping cocktails as you watch the wildlife come to drink on the banks of the river. Sunsets and star gazing around your fire-pit listening to the call of the wild. Graded 5* Lodge Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$217 - US$604 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Mpumalanga > Malelane
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$217 - US$604 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Mpumalanga > Malelane
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Traveller (301)
Room & Suite (104)
Pool & Beach (43)
Dining (19)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Questions & Answers
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Lillii_19
21 February 2018|
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Response from Leanne S | Property representative |
So sorry for my delay in replying I am not used to answering on trip adviser so I missed your question. We have various safari option so they are not included in the accommodation price. Send me your email and we can... More
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Yuri R
30 September 2017|
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Response from Leanne S | Property representative |
Hi Yuri - please see our email directly to you and we look forward to seeing you soon.
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Room Tips
"Stayed in Honeymoon suit and Shawu. Both lovely"
charmaineb305
3 weeks ago
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"We had a lodge room but I imagine they were all stunning!"
548AngelaM548
06 Aug 2018
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"Try to get one of the rooms next to the river"
Y3972UOjamesb
13 Jul 2018
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"All rooms face the river and the Park."
CliffordF_12
19 Apr 2018
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