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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You'll really feel cosseted at N'Kaya Lodge. I EASILY could have stayed another week beyond our 3 nights. Being handed a cup of perfectly made expresso ( I am from Seattle so I know my coffee!) prior to morning game drives perfectly sets the tone for the day to follow. Every detail is exquisitely attended to. With Andre our guide...

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enthusiasm, passion, dedication and devotion are the key qualities associated with the team running this lodge. A great experience during the four days we spent with them. All details were well taken care of with efficiency and warmth. The mood generated was contagious and promoted real camaraderie among all the guests creating a great social as well as safari experience....

Thank smalti32
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife spent three nights there and after we left we regret not spending our whole two weeks in South Africa there it was that memorable. We had Andreas as our tracker is knowledge of the Bush and knowing all the game trails was unbelievable. Then there was Werner as our guide who treated us first class and...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Have sadly just left N'Kaya Lodge today and are now in Pretoria. We had three wonderful nights being looked after magnificently by Andre and Lene. With only 4 suits it is a very personal and intimate service, yet remained friendly and professional. Our tracker was Andreas and he is one fantastic tracker; with his expertise accompanied by Andre's great skills...

Thank LadyMac49
Milton Keynes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Do you want peace, tranquillity, privacy. Or passion, enthusiasm, expert care. Then N'Kaya is the place to stay. Upon arrival we were met by Lene and her partner Andre. We were shown to the main lodge where all meals ar served, then to Lodge 4, a double with 2 separate toilets, separate bath and rain forest shower. Depending on the...

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Bonn, Germany
Reviewed 11 January 2017

N'kaya lodge was our favorite from the three lodges we visited during our first stay in South Africa. Thanks to Werner and Andris all our game drives were fantastic, their knowledge and enthusiasm were outstanding. The mixture of these safaris together with leisure time at the pool and in the beautiful suites (lovely decorated), wonderful meals prepared by Nicky and...

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Appleby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Mike and I arrives to this beautiful lodge that only has 4 lodges, to be welcomed by Wemer and Nicky who have so much knowledge and made us feel so at home, the food and accommodation were out standing. We went out on safari 6 times and were never disappointed, we saw the big 5 plus loads more with the...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Spent 3 nights 6/11/16 to 8/11/16 at the lodge, wish it could have been more. The accomadation was fantastic. Beds really comfy, shower and bathroom excellent, food out of this world and service from all staff outstanding. Our Guide Werner, tracker Andries were simply the best. We saw all the Big 5 and plenty others as well. Tracking the Leopard...

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NKaya_Manager, Manager at N'kaya Lodge, responded to this review

Bob, Susan, Alex and Jasmine. Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review to us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and it was lovely hosting you here at Nkaya. Kind regards.

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We have just spent 3 nights on safari at the N'Kaya Lodge as part of my wife's 50th birthday celebrations. What a truly memorable experience. I can't speak highly enough about our hosts, Andre and Lene. We were made to feel extremely welcome and and at home from the moment we arrived. Along with their highly competent backroom staff, they...

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NKaya_Manager, Manager at N'kaya Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this great review, truly appreciated by us all. It was a pleasure having you here with us, and heart-warming to hear that you enjoyed your stay.

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We have just spent 4 nights, 5 days at N'Kaya Lodge in Thornybush Reserve and it has been one of the most amazing experiences in my life. From the minute you arrive you are greeted by the Lodge manager/hosts and given an introduction to the lodge and surrounds. Andre and Lené were the most wonderful and welcoming people and we...

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NKaya_Manager, Manager at N'kaya Lodge, responded to this review

We thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. It was a pleasure hosting you and we are glad to hear that enjoyed it and that memories were made here. We would love to see you back here some time. Kind regards.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A wonderful gem in the bush, 4 star, located in the Thornybush Reserve, well known for superb game viewing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about N'kaya Lodge

Address: Guernsey Road, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 36,587 - ₹ 41,564 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — N'kaya Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All rooms are more or less the same with 4 cottages each for two people but very spacious with bedroom, sitting room and two bathrooms.”
smalti32, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All suites are wonderful, as there are only 4 they all surround the pool and are close to the bar and restaurant..”
LadyMac49, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“They are all good”
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“All room are excellent”
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