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Overview
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After leaving Cape Town, this was our introduction to the bush, and we loved it from the very beginning. The reception and common areas were nice, but the people were just amazing. Natalie and her staff gave us a warm welcome. Our butler, Surprise, tended...More

Thank Pam E
Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 5 days ago

Hi there Pam E, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review of your stay at Jackalberry Lodge! I'm thrilled that you got to see Wild Dog, and on your very first safari! Hope to see you back again at some point...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the minute we arrived at Jackalbery Lodge the friendly professional service was outstanding. A small lodge set next to a waterhole- great for game viewing- with luxurious accommodation, delicious meals and some of the best guides and trackers I've met after 5 visits to...More

1  Thank Virginia C
Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hi there Virginia C, thank-you so much for leaving this review of your stay at Jackalberry Lodge. I'm so glad you had a great time here with us! Hope to see you back again some time soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An absolutely unforgettable trip Sept 9-12. Our group numbered six (friends and family). So we stayed in 3 different bungalows and everybody was extremely happy with the accommodations. Very personalized service from staff (kudos to our butler Lucy and the chef Maria). Everything about Jackalberry...More

Thank jocdenver
Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there jocdenver, thank-you so much for leaving this review of your stay at Jackalberry Lodge! I'm so glad to see that you had so many highlights from your trip. Looking forward to having you back here again with us in the near future.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What an amazing experience! Great people, wonderful accommodations, great food, friendly service, very knowledgeable range officer and tracker.Everything was super clean. There were different food options even with food allergies and vegetarian. Very safe. The safari experience was unbelievable! The ranger and tracker knew exactly...More

Thank Global817510
Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there m g, thank-you for taking the time to leave this review of your stay at Jackalberry Lodge, and for your glowing recommendation. Hope to see you back again some time in the future.

Reviewed 16 September 2018

Just arrived back home after 4 fantastic days here. We had a lovely warm welcome by Natalie and then taken to our lovely room with four poster bed and private Veranda .A very intimate but friendly location with everything you need. We were looked after...More

1  Thank Claire B
Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there Claire B, thank-you so much for leaving this review of your stay at Jackalberry Lodge! I'm thrilled that you were able to see everything you wanted to see. Hope to see you back with us again soon.

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Description
Jackalberry Lodge is a small, intimate establishment set deep in the Thornybush Nature Reserve, on the edge of the Kruger National Park. With just 7 rooms, all en-suite and tastefully furnished - you are guaranteed More peace and tranquility during your stay. Locally sourced and expertly made meals are served outside under the stars, or pool-side depending on how you feel that day. Morning and evening game drives take you exploring in open vehicles with professional rangers and trackers, as you experience the abundance in wildlife, fauna and flora that that the African bush has to offer. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$762 - US$924 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Jackalberry Hotel Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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Jackalberry Lodge Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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Traveller (382)
Room & Suite (82)
Dining (33)
Pool & Beach (9)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Chocolate74
24 May 2018|
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Response from Candice W | Property representative |
The rooms are far enough apart to be private, but not so far apart that you feel isolated. You also have someone allocated to you, to walk you to and from your rooms to make sure all is well.
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Kathy K
30 December 2017|
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Response from Candice W | Property representative |
No, unfortunately not. If there is something specific you'd like, then I'd suggest emailing Thornybush so that they can try and source it before your trip. Alternatively South Africa is known to have incredible wines, so... More
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"Rooms further away from the main social area are quieter."
vickersfamily_01
14 Aug 2018
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"Not sure - we were in the furthest from the bar area - it was great as no one walks passed your door."
kadJhb
24 Jul 2018
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"All rooms are single huts, single occupancy with the exception of the family room which has two rooms."
CMSeattle2016
9 May 2018
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"Chalet #5 has a sitting room"
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5 Nov 2017
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