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Hotel Description

3-star lodge near Jessica the Hippo

On river

Stay at this Hoedspruit lodge and you'll be within 12 miles (20 km) of Hoedspruit Reptile Centre and Jessica the Hippo. Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre and Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre are also within 25 miles (40 km).

2 outdoor pools

This lodge features 2 outdoor pools, a restaurant, and a bar/lounge. Guests will appreciate free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas. A terrace, a garden, and a lobby fireplace are also on offer.

Private yards

The 10 individually decorated guestrooms offer private yards and room service. Coffee/tea makers, in-room massages, and hair dryers are also available.

Cottage (Kingfisher)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$81* Per night/room Apr 15 - Apr 16

Luxury Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Kimba House

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Small Rondavel

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Luxury Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Cottage (Peacock)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

About the Blyde River Wilderness Lodge

Location Off R527, Hoedspruit, Limpopo 1380

Property Features

Blyde River Wilderness Lodge offers its guests 2 outdoor swimming pools. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. Spa services, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at Blyde River Wilderness Lodge. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Hoedspruit lodge.

  • 10 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Hoedspruit (HDS) (25.7 km / 16 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Blyde River Wilderness Lodge offers 10 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include in-room massages. Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) and rollaway/extra beds (complimentary) are also available.

  • In-room dining
  • Private outdoor space
  • Coffee maker
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Blyde River Wilderness Lodge has a restaurant on site.

Room service is available.

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails on site

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include Swedish massages and massages.

  • Swedish massage
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 6 PM

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property.

This property does not have a front desk.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:30 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for ZAR 240.00 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ZAR 190 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: ZAR 240.00 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Blyde River Wilderness
  • Blyde River Wilderness Hoedspruit
  • Blyde River Wilderness Lodge
  • Blyde River Wilderness Lodge Hoedspruit
  • Blyde Wilderness Lodge
  • Blyde River Wilderness
  • Blyde River Wilderness Lodge Lodge
  • Blyde River Wilderness Lodge Hoedspruit
  • Blyde River Wilderness Lodge Lodge Hoedspruit

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the lodge before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.