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Phelwana Game Lodge

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137 Guernsey Klaserie, Hoedspruit 1380 South Africa
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#11 of 138 Speciality lodging in Hoedspruit
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Recently voted as the Best 4 Star Game Lodge in South Africa, Phelwana is perfectly situated in the Hoedspruit area, Limpopo Province of South Africa. We are located a mere 40 Km from the World Renowned Kruger National Park’s Orpen Gate, Phelwana is the perfect destination for guests wanting to relax in the South African Bushveld. A 46 Sleeper Luxury Game Lodge, that offers guests a variety of accommodation options. Enjoy a ‘’glamping experience’’ in one of our 6 perfectly appointed luxury tents located on the Phelwana Dam each with unique views and features. For Families or Couples, our bush villas offer privacy and space. All of our units have private swimming pools for guest's leisurely enjoyment. For the more adventurous traveler, upgrade your accommodation for a once in a lifetime experience and spend a night on the Phelwana Sky Deck, perched, overlooking the Phelwana Dam. Listen to the hippos frolicking & a symphony of bushveld noises with the stars as your evening’s entertainment. Enjoy a variety of activities such as bird watching, game drives and bushwalks in this leisurely environment or arrange day trips to the surrounding area to see what South Africa has to offer.
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marlize_meyer wrote a review 17 Jan
White River, South Africa22 contributions6 helpful votes
This small private reserve doesn't offer the Big 5 which made it perfect for us, as it offered an opportunity of relaxing, walking and simply enjoying the well cared for bush. Our luxury tent was exactly that. Very tastefully and simply done offering a view over water with hippos close by. Meals were generous and tasty with a reasonable vegetarian offering. Covid protocols were well adhered to. We had some very good and personal conversations with the staff who all seemed happy and grateful to still have their jobs despite the consequences of Covid. Clearly the owners care not only for their land but also the people on it.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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jacquesroux2021 wrote a review 4 Jan
Johannesburg, South Africa1 contribution
The staff at Phelwana certainly made the trip worthwhile. The service is that of a 5 star lodge and I would definitely recommend this as a family getaway destination. Lots to do and see and extremely peaceful.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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K3107CGinfo wrote a review Sep 2020
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Thank you PHELWANA GAME LODGE for a memorable birthday and an unforgettable bush experience. We received 5 star treatment far beyond our expectations ... - a warm welcome - sunset game drive - sundowners near wallowing hippos - intimate, family dinner around a crackling fire in the bushveld boma - luxurious villa - breakfast in the bush, next to the watering hole where we watched zebra come for a drink. Thank you Jana de Villiers and team ... Robert, Jeffrey, Elvis, Brilliant & Mavis!
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Date of stay: September 2020
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katjakoester wrote a review Mar 2020
Paderborn, Germany1 contribution
Phelwana is just perfect! We have been there for two nights and the team did absolutely everything for making us feel like we are in heaven. Delicious food, best service, private safaris, bush walks, sundowner with a view and a lot of information regarding the nature and animals around the place.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Rinus Steyn wrote a review Mar 2020
Pretoria, South Africa7 contributions7 helpful votes
Phelwana Game Lodge, synonymous with Great service , good food and an amazing in nature experience! Situated a mere 40 km from the Kruger Narional Park in the Greter Kruger Region, they offer guided game drives and nature walks where you can see a variety of plains game animals like giraffe, zebra, wildebeest and their famous hippos that can often be heard while enjoying a meal or sitting at the pool infront of your option of accommodation. They offer beutifull chalets, luxury tents surrounding the Phelwana dam, or the Sky deck where you can spend a night under the stars. Great food exeptional hospitality, a must stay on your traveling bucket list.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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PRICE RANGE
US$196 - US$341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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South AfricaLimpopo ProvinceHoedspruit
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Phelwana Game Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Phelwana Game Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (6.6 km) and Nyani Cultural Village (4.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Phelwana Game Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Phelwana Game Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Phelwana Game Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Phelwana Game Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Phelwana Game Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Phelwana Game Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Phelwana Game Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.