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Hotel Description

Family-friendly 5-star lodge with free breakfast

On river

At this Hoedspruit lodge, you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Kapama Game Reserve and 6 miles (10 km) of Nyani Cultural Village. Also within 9 miles (15 km) are Thornybush Game Reserve and Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre.

Luxury amenities

A full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant are all featured at this luxury lodge. Families will appreciate the lazy river, onsite laundry facilities, and free childcare. Enjoy the fitness center and free perks like cooked-to-order breakfast and free self parking.

Private pools, iPod docks

The 12 soundproofed guestrooms offer iPod docks and room service. Other amenities include private pools, free minibar items, and furnished patios.

Superior Villa

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$618* Per night/room May 30 - May 31

Family Villa

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Property Features

Kapama Karula offers its guests a full-service spa, a lazy river, and an outdoor pool. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. You'll find a business center on site. A fitness center, spa services, and a library are also featured at the luxury Kapama Karula. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available on request). Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Hoedspruit lodge.

  • 12 guestrooms or units
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Lazy river
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Number of living rooms
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Hoedspruit (HDS) (29.8 km / 18.5 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Kapama Karula offers 12 air-conditioned accommodations with private pools and private plunge pools. Rooms open to furnished patios. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate living rooms. Beds feature premium bedding. Espresso makers and free minibar items are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include iPod docking stations and complimentary bottled water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

  • Private pool
  • Private patio (furnished)
  • Separate bedroom
  • Living room
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Stocked minibar (free)
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Espresso maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

Guests are served free cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM.

Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Guests can experience the thrill of a safari, and take advantage of a lazy river. In addition to an outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

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

  • Game drive on site
  • Safari on site
  • Game viewing on site

Spa Services

Kapama Wellness Centre has 5 treatment rooms. Services include hot stone massages, facials, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

The spa is open daily.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Number of treatment rooms 5
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests arriving after 7 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

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 and cash

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

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 and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit 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; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is 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
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • No 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
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • 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

Hotel Names

  • Kapama Karula Hoedspruit
  • Kapama Karula Lodge Hoedspruit
  • Kapama Karula Lodge
  • Kapama Karula Hoedspruit
  • Kapama Karula Lodge Hoedspruit

You should know

  • Kapama Karula offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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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.