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Pestana Kruger Lodge

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This was not the best lodge experience at all. Rooms are tidy, but soo hot. The aircon is way to small and so you sweat and never cool down. There isn't even a guest book in the room to see the TV channels, services etc. The Dstv is not working. Only CNN and Mnet. The bathroom is stinking due to...

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PKL_Manager, General Manager at Pestana Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest First let me thank you for staying at Pestana Kruger Lodge and for taking the time to complete our Survey and feedback to us on your experience at the property. The Lodge is currently under going a lot of positive improvements, from New linen in all our rooms to improvements in various other areas with more positive changes...

Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We booked this hotel with a little trepidation, given some of the Trip Advisor reviews. Well, we found a little gem!! This hotel surpassed our expectations. 1st class location in terms of gaining access to The Kruger National Park ( circa 3 minutes by car) excellent views of the river from the balcony or the privacy of the room. We...

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PKL_Manager, General Manager at Pestana Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest First let me thank you for staying at Pestana Kruger Lodge and for taking the time to complete our Survey and feedback to us on your experience at the property. The Lodge is currently undergoing a lot of positive improvements, from New linen in all our rooms to improvements in various other areas with more positive changes planned...

Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The hotel seems to be a bit neglected. Our room had lots of moisture marks on the walls, the sanitary ware too yellow. The room phone did not work. The television had only 2 channels available. Wi Fi only at reception. Reception and lounge with old sofas and in need of replacement. Buffet breakfast and dinner weak. It's a shame...

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PKL_Manager, General Manager at Pestana Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest First let me thank you for staying at Pestana Kruger Lodge and for taking the time to complete our Survey and feedback to us on your experience at the property. The Lodge is currently under going a lot of positive improvements, from New linen in all our rooms to improvements in various other areas with more positive changes...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 January 2017

a lovely country setting with lots of trees and nice spacious rooms . wifi could be better but at reception not to bad just a bit slow the Food was the best of all hotels on our 9 day trip sofar . service was good

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PKL_Manager, General Manager at Pestana Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest First let me thank you for staying at Pestana Kruger Lodge and for taking the time to complete our Survey and feedback to us on your experience at the property. The Lodge is currently undergoing a lot of positive improvements, from New linen in all our rooms to improvements in various other areas with more positive changes planned...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This lodge is in a wonderful location just meters from the gate in to the Kruger - the location and the view from the main hotel deck are the high points of the lodge. The upkeep on the rooms and main areas was not great - you could clearly see where patches were made and in the room the security...

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PKL_Manager, General Manager at Pestana Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest First let me thank you for staying at Pestana Kruger Lodge and for taking the time to complete our Survey and feedback to us on your experience at the property. The Lodge is currently under going a lot of positive improvements, from New linen in all our rooms to improvements in various other areas with more positive changes...

Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Close to Kruger Park, nice view from the restaurant, where you can see a small part of Kruger park, and some animals walking around or inside the river. Full of nature. Comfortable rooms, nice service that pick you at your room to the safari. Recommend!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Recently spent two nights at the Lodge over the Alfred Dunhill Golf week. It is in an ideal location, being close to Leopard Creek Golf Course & entry into the Park. We had problems at check in where they had no record of our booking but this changed when I produced a hard copy of the reservation. Our room was...

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Cape Town
Reviewed 4 December 2016

I spent 5 days here in December. The location to Leopard Creek and Kruger Park is excellent , but in the hospitality industry you need to sharpen your game -location by itself just doesn't cut it.. The overall impression here is that this place is tired.The decor is 1980s, the food 1960's-and there seems to be no-one in charge. Before...

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PKL_Manager, Gerente de relações com clientes at Pestana Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mr. leighdd We would like to thank you on behalf of the whole team for your preference in staying at our Pestana Kruger Lodge and for the time you took to share your opinion on TripAdvisor . The feedback from our customers is fundamental to us in order to honor our commitment. After analyzing your commentary, we would like...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The overall service was fine, nothing to pick on. The meals we had (breakfast and dinner) were tasty and there were always much to choose from. For early morning safaris, we were given breakfasts bags containing a hard-boiled egg, sandwich, an apple, a banana, a bottle of water and some small pastries. It was fine for one breakfast but the...

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PKL_Manager, Gerente de relações com clientes at Pestana Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Suss86 Thank you for choosing Pestana Kruger and to sharing your experience with us. We are very happy to note that you have enjoyed your stay but, as we believe that the best can be improved, we will continue always in search of improvement so that in future we can not only meet your expectations but exceed them. Your...

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Once you are here, have your room and you make sure that ALL of your safaris are booked this is a GREAT place to stay. I had a lot of trouble booking my stay here and safaris and was told 3 times that everything was booked and in order - when nothing was! BUT with a little work everything finally...

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Dear Vivian K Thank you for choosing Pestana Kruger Hotel and to sharing your experience with us. We are very happy to note that you have enjoyed your stay but, as we believe that the best can be improved, we will continue always in search of improvement so that in future we can not only meet your expectations but exceed...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Graded TGCSA 4-star, Pestana Kruger Lodge is situated 700 meters away from Malelane Gate, the most southern entrance to the Kruger National Park. The Lodge is surrounded by 22ha of indigenous gardens and bush with magnificent views of the Crocodile River, which forms the border with the Kruger National Park. Accommodation comprises 74 well-appointed rooms, all with modern facilities. The Lodge is a great choice for families wanting a relaxing holiday in the African bush. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pestana Kruger Lodge

Address: R570 Riverside Road | 150 meters from Malelane Gate, Kruger National Park, Malelane 1320, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Malelane
Price Range: ₹ 7,385 - ₹ 13,608 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pestana Kruger Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 74
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Pestana Kruger Hotel Malelane
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“Book a Deluxe Room - you won't regret it”
GCTraveller2014, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book the deluxe rooms to have a great view of the river/animals”
bezzer2014, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“all nice rooms”
kingsrest, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms near the river are very pleasant.”
271hiltont, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
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