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Plot number 22, Parsons Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380 South Africa
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#13 of 18 Specialty lodging in Balule Nature Reserve
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Owner managed Riverside Lodge located in Kruger National Park (Big 5 area). Each accommodation (traditional South African thatched rondawel) has its own private deck/patio overlooking the Olifants River. Emphasis is on personal service, privacy, serenity & tranquility. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Children over the age of 12 are welcome.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
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Non-smoking hotel
Private check-in / check-out
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Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
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English, French, Afrikaans, Dutch and 1 more
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Plot number 22, Parsons Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380 South Africa
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Hoedspruit Airport26 kmSee all flights
Phalaborwa Airport34 kmSee all flights
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AlessioHellas75 wrote a review May 2022
Salionze, Italy16 contributions18 helpful votes
Everything was perfect - staff, lodge manager, exclusivity of the reserve (only 3 chalets), quality of the game. Location is awesome - up on the river bank with exceptional view of nature and animals.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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NMN wrote a review May 2022
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We had a fantastic stay at Emhosheni River Lodge. Manager Mareycke, Ranger Keagan, Chef Lucia and Mama Paulina are the true embodiment of warm South African hospitality. They went out of their way to ensure our comfort, paying special attention to the details that make for an unforgettable experience. The food was tasty and the rooms beautifully decorated and comfortable. Ranger Keagan is very knowledgable about the bush and the game drives were great. Thank you Mareycke and team.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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cathriena2021 wrote a review Nov 2021
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An amazing experience. Excellent staff and very friendly! Everyday safari was very exciting and the rangers were very informative which made it a great experience. We are flashed with this great experience and certainly will come back.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Zaks wrote a review Nov 2021
Pretoria, South Africa12 contributions9 helpful votes
Exquisitely beautiful and luxurious with game viewing from your own private deck overlooking the Elephants river. Expertly guided walks and game drives. Superb meals 3 times a day with a fantastic dinner in a different setting every night. Mareycke is an awesome hostess - extremely friendly, attentive and knowledgeable. What a treat!
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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DenmarkCopenhagen_9 wrote a review Oct 2021
Copenhagen, Denmark131 contributions116 helpful votes
My family including 2 teenagers stayed for 8 nights in October 2021. It was indeed a great experience: - small, exclusive lodge with only 3 lodges all with direct view to Elephant river from your private terrace/patio - the manager Mareycke including the staff are very attentive and accommodating - nice clean swimming pool - clean and newly renovated lodge - very nice food - 3 cours dinner every night where the chéf is very good - good game-drives directly from the lodge - we saw elephants, warthogs, monkeys, giraffes, hippos and vultures at the river few meters from our terrasse. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Coen Jacobs wrote a review Oct 2021
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We had a fantastic experience. The service was on another level and the food was delicious. We also really enjoyed the view on the river. The lodge is very stylish and the host really made us feel-at-home.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Sarah S wrote a review Sep 2021
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What a jewel of a find. Emhosheni is an exclusive lodge with an emphasis on peace and tranquility. Nestled deep within the Parsons Private Nature reserve on the banks of the Olifants river, you truly get away from it all. Excursions are on offer but the river attracts the game and with a bit of patience it all comes to you. The lodge manager Mareycke and her team are on hand to take care of your every need. The meals are wonderful with dinner under the stars most evenings. We stayed for three nights and loved the serenity and quiet of this magical place, it was difficult to leave. This is a trip most certainly worth repeating.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Nur Edin El-Ali wrote a review Sep 2021
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Staying at Emhosheni was like being in a fairytale. You will not find a better service anywhere like the one you get there. Starting from the wonderful manager Mareycke down to all the staff. It was very emotional leaving that place and i cannot wait to be there again.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Matthew H wrote a review Jun 2021
Pearland, Texas2 contributions1 helpful vote
Our experience at Emhosheni was the most amazing part of a vacation that itself was filled with memorable experiences. We booked the five day, four night safari experience and were glad we did. There is so much wildlife right at Emhosheni, in addition to all we saw on our safari rides, bush walk, and day trip to Krueger NP. The team at Emhosheni made us feel like family. We felt so sad when it was time to leave. Thank you Mareycke, Chef Sibu, Agnes, Jacub, Paul, and the rest of the team. The food was excellent and facilities top notch. There are obviously several lodges near Kruger National Park, but Emhosheni is the best. Hospitality at its finest!
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Daleen wrote a review Jun 2021
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The service was exceptional and the staff was amazing. The food is out of this world. The game views 💯out of 💯! The stuff at Emhosheni are dedicated to impress the clients! Will definitely visit again!
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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PRICE RANGE
US$321 - US$449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaKruger National ParkBalule Nature Reserve
NUMBER OF ROOMS
3
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Frequently Asked Questions about Emhosheni River Lodge
What are some of the property amenities at Emhosheni River Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Emhosheni River Lodge?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Emhosheni River Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Emhosheni River Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Emhosheni River Lodge have airport transportation?
Yes, Emhosheni River Lodge offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Emhosheni River Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, Dutch, and Afrikaans.
Does Emhosheni River Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.