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R40 Hoedspruit, Kruger National Park 1380 South Africa See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed for three nights at the Kapama Karula in November and where overwhelmed by the greatness of this Lodge. The extremely spacious suites were state-of-the-art in terms of luxury, equipment and design. The private deck with its bush views and the private swimming...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Nico H
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Lodge is small and intimate with only 10 superb, 'modern South AFrican' décor rooms, separate plunge pools, absolute privacy, great facilities. Great new spa and exercise room overlooking the park. Great food and very good included wine list, much improved on our previous visit. Game...More

Date of stay: December 2017
2  Thank 44andrewf
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We had such an amazing stay. The entire staff were incredibly wonderful and accommodating. The rangers were well informed and provided a top notch experience. The food and wine was great. We would highly recommend anyone who is seeking a luxury, private experience.

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

My wife and I spent a week at Kapama Karula last winter. Words can hardly describe the experience, from the professionalism and friendliness of the staff, to the outstanding food and service, the amazing rooms, all topped up with an incredible wildlife viewing experience. The...More

Date of stay: March 2018
1  Thank Cam W
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We recently went to South Africa for our dream holiday & we weren't disappointed, we stayed at Kapama Karula Camp, everything from the accommodation to the decor, the amazing food and the friendly staff and not to mention the safaris was everything we dreamed this...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Set on the banks of the perennial Klaserie River is one of Kapama's most secluded and prestigious safari camps named Karula. Karula means "place of peace" in the native tongue, and soon after your arrival you More will know exactly why this name is just so perfect for this magnificent luxury safari camp. Peace is but one of the many emotions that will encompass your soul as you look at the serene waterway meandering gently past your doorstep and the age old saying "water is life" will begin to have a whole new meaning for you. The open plan lounge and bar area, with floor to ceiling glass doors illustrates the perfect balance with elegant light colors. This modern building with its whitewashed wooden structure, skylights and open air bar, creates a cozy feel to the lounge and makes it a day time favorite to enjoy a drink or just sit back and enjoy the sights Karula has to offer. The contemporary yet African feel to the camp will satisfy and exceed the expectations of even the most discerning connoisseurs. The outside wooden deck overlooking the Klaserie river gives you the opportunity to enjoy the tranquil atmosphere and magnificent vistas the camp has to offer. Karula Library & Media Room boasts some of the best audio visual equipment but doubles as a library where you can read a good book in a breathtaking environment, or just take in nature's views through the massive sliding windows. Keep in touch with family and loved ones at one of the two dedicated guest internet stations with WiFi on tap and free of charge. A private, romantic fireplace dinner can also be arranged with the camp personnel, and in a modern romantic setting like this, the answer can only be "Yes". Kapama Karula has twelve superior suites, each exquisitely decorated and with generous private space. Two of the superior suites are purpose-built for families. Each suite also has a private outside deck and a large swimming pool, which is heated in the chillier months for year-round swimming. The luxury Karula spa offers a range of health and beauty treatments in four deluxe treatment rooms. For a body workout, the fitness centre is equipped with state-of-the-art cardio and weight-lifting equipment, or you can run or walk on the treadmill or cycle on the Wattbike. After working up a sweat, visit the steam room, or relax in the pool. You can also browse through the curio shop for those special gifts to take home. Then head out on an exciting game drive. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$2 054 - US$4 164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kapama Karula Hotel Kapama Private Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Kapama Private Game Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$2 054 - US$4 164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kapama Karula Hotel Kapama Private Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Kapama Private Game Reserve
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Dining (38)
Pool & Beach (23)
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Family and Play Areas (8)
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Tim N
23 July 2018|
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Response from DCEowner | Reviewed this property |
It was all inclusive. Everything from Breakfast, lunch, and dinner to high tea and alcohol. The mini bars in the rom were well stocked and all free!
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wwjwhite
20 May 2018|
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Response from jvandam2017 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware. You need to discuss this directly with the Lodge. There are 4 lodges on the reserve with different levels of service etc. It may pay to check with them as well so that you can have the most amazing... More
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Mariam K
5 January 2018|
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Response from Shelley14 | Reviewed this property |
All included and they are fabulous. 2 each day
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Room Tips
"All Suites are simply perfect"
209nicoh
3 weeks ago
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"Take time to chat with the staff...they are friendly, informative really want you to have a good time."
943camw
14 Oct 2018
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"We saw antelopes all over the place on the grounds. Be quiet and they will come up to you."
barryg996
19 Aug 2018
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"The rooms are all very private and exclusive."
JulianoPaganini
25 Mar 2018
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