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5.0 out of 5

"Beautiful lodge and spa, great animal viewing, only wished we could have stayed longer! Michael and Mike were fantastic guide/tracker team! Loved it ... " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 17 Sep 2018

Hotel Description

Luxurious 5-star lodge with 2 outdoor pools

Near the airport

A stay at this lodge places you within half a mile (1 km) of Kapama Game Reserve and 6 miles (10 km) of Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate. Klaserie Nature Reserve is within 6 miles (10 km) and Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre is within 12 miles (20 km).

Luxury amenities

This luxury lodge features a full-service spa, 2 outdoor pools, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the laundry service, conference space, and free airport shuttle. Enjoy the fitness center and free perks like cooked-to-order breakfast and free self parking.

Settle in

Featuring conveniences like sitting areas and coffee/tea makers, the 64 guestrooms also offer furnished balconies or patios and minibars. Other amenities include room service, premium bedding, and separate bathtubs and showers.

Superior Suite (River Lodge: Spa Suite)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$288* Per night/room May 31 - Jun 1

Family Suite (River Lodge: Spa Family Suite)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Royal Suite (River Lodge: Royal Suite)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Suite (River Lodge: Suite)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Kapama River Lodge ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for Kapama River Lodge

Everyone (1)
5 out of 5
Beautiful lodge and spa, great animal viewing, only wished we could have stayed longer! Michael and Mike were fantastic guide/tracker team! Loved it!

Posted by , from Cypress, TX on Sep 17, 2018

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Property Features

Kapama River Lodge offers its guests 2 outdoor swimming pools and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. Spa services, a library, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Kapama River Lodge. 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.

  • 64 guestrooms or units
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Gift shop
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Hoedspruit (HDS) (3.9 km / 2.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Kapama River Lodge offers 64 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas and include desks. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room coffee/tea makers and minibars. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Sitting area
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

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

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Guests can experience the thrill of a safari, and take advantage of a fitness center. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

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, and body treatments. 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
  • 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

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. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. 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. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. 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
  • 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 River Lodge Hoedspruit
  • Kapama River Hoedspruit
  • Kapama River Lodge Lodge
  • Kapama River Lodge Hoedspruit
  • Kapama River Lodge Lodge Hoedspruit

You should know

  • Kapama River Lodge 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.