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708 Tamboti Street Hoedspruit wildlife estate, Hoedspruit 1380 South Africa
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Its located very central to use as a base to explore the Lowveld area and surroundings. Right in the heart of the Greater Kruger area. Rafiki is located within a private Wildlife Estate in Hoedspruit, within 40min drive from the Kruger National Park, and 1:30 hour drive from Blyderiver canyon. Our logde includes 4 rooms and can take max 8 guests.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
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Marleen G wrote a review Aug 2022
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I stayed for 1 week by Rafiki and I loved it! They are so kind and friendly! It was a great time with this family! The room is very beautiful and the whole lodge is very clean. They have very good beds so you will sleep like an angel. Also the food they have a very nice chef cook!
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mmohal708021 wrote a review May 2022
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The lodge is in an excellent location. The hosts were very welcoming and friendly. The food was well prepared and very delicious. The room was big and kept clean. The place is serene. We would definitely visit again.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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snikol295134 wrote a review Jan 2022
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Very comfortable and relaxing lodge.European class of Interior and exterior design. The owners are masters in hospitality . Tasty food and sense for details . The estate is very well maintained and within a short drive or walk the visitors can enjoy the nature and see lots of game. Close proximity to the town and not to far from Orpen gate of the Kruger park, where a daily self-safari trips could be arranged.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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ipfimulaudz wrote a review Dec 2021
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We were looking for a place for our anniversary and Rafiki bush lodge put together a package suitable for that with spa treatment and game drives. From checking in, we got there late but they patiently waited for us and made sure that our dinner is ready after we finished checking in. Marianne and her husband are very good hosts. We enjoyed our stay and would definitely go back.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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rmoshe wrote a review Nov 2021
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Very nice place, the staff is really nice, very calm and good environment, there is a braai every evening outside near the pool. the game drive is very recommended, it's a private reserve with all the big 5!
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Date of stay: October 2021
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missvaster wrote a review Oct 2021
Pretoria, South Africa1 contribution
Overall hospitality is out of this world.The food,Service,Clean Quiteness,Location,Entertainment/Activities arrangements was exceptional.Thank you so much Reinhart,Maria,daugthter and the rest of falily for welcoming us in your space.It was lovely being hosted by youπŸ’žπŸ’“πŸ’—πŸ’žπŸ’“
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Date of stay: October 2021
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mandyngubane wrote a review May 2021
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just on the movement from activities, if I'm not familiar with the area it would be nice for us to be transported to those activities that we booked under the lodge instead of being given directions and still get lost and arrive late there.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Madimpe2031 wrote a review Feb 2021
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We really loved our stay at the Rafiki Bush lodge. T he room was clean, we really enjoy the big and spacious bath tub The bed was big, clean and comfortable. Maria was sweet and friendly The food served was scrimptions, no need to eat out
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Date of stay: January 2021
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imabok461095 wrote a review Jan 2021
Polokwane, South Africa1 contribution
Absolutely Loved everything about it. The location is excellent for quite and peace of mind. Beautiful clean rooms and outdoors.The food was everything!! Loved it! Amazing hospitality, Marie was the Absolute BEST!!
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Date of stay: January 2021
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mmposi688828 wrote a review Nov 2020
Johannesburg, South Africa1 contribution
A maximum of 2 people means that 1 person pays and not two people it was very unfair for two people to pay double the price of 1 person while it's written max 2 people on bookings.com. and get some chemicals to kill the insects
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Date of stay: October 2020
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PRICE RANGE
$146 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaLimpopo ProvinceHoedspruit
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rafiki Bush Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Rafiki Bush Lodge?
Nearby attractions include iNyoka Art Gallery (6.5 km), High Tea With Elephants (6.6 km), and Kumbaya Home Decor (4.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Rafiki Bush Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Rafiki Bush Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Rafiki Bush Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Rafiki Bush Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Hat & Creek - Hoedspruit, Sleepers Restaurant, and Kassava Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Rafiki Bush Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Rafiki Bush Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Rafiki Bush Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Rafiki Bush Lodge have airport transportation?
Yes, Rafiki Bush Lodge offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.