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Buffalo Tented Lodge

3-star lodge in Phalaborwa with safari and restaurant

  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
From
$138

Restrictions related to your trip

This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local, and health advisories for this destination before you book.

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Letaba Runch Game Reserve, Phalaborwa, 1390, Limpopo, South Africa
7.0.Good.
  • There's nothing to dislike about the property, I've been in lodges before but the…

    Oct 19, 2019

  • We had very good experience at the lodge. The best place for wild life experience. I…

    Oct 17, 2019

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global), Safe Travels (WTTC - Global), SGS (3rd party expert - Global), Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global), Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global), COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC), and GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation (global expert) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service

What’s around

  • In a national park
  • Kruger National Park Phalaborwa Gate - 7.1 mi / 11.4 km
  • Kruger National Park - 7.2 mi / 11.6 km
  • Hans Merensky Golf Estate - 9.8 mi / 15.8 km
  • Qualito Craft Distillery - 9.9 mi / 15.9 km
  • Masorini Archaeological Site - 10.6 mi / 17 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Luxury Tent

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In a national park
  • Kruger National Park Phalaborwa Gate - 7.1 mi / 11.4 km
  • Kruger National Park - 7.2 mi / 11.6 km
  • Hans Merensky Golf Estate - 9.8 mi / 15.8 km
  • Qualito Craft Distillery - 9.9 mi / 15.9 km
  • Masorini Archaeological Site - 10.6 mi / 17 km
  • The Big Hole - 13.3 mi / 21.3 km
  • Klaserie Nature Reserve - 17.3 mi / 27.9 km
  • Balule Game Reserve - 19.3 mi / 31 km
  • Grietjie Game Reserve - 21.9 mi / 35.2 km
  • Letaba Elephant Hall - 24.9 mi / 40.1 km

Getting around

  • Phalaborwa (PHW-Hendrik Van Eck) - 35 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
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Letaba Runch Game Reserve, Phalaborwa, 1390, Limpopo, South Africa

At a glance

Size

  • 5 cabins

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-8:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local, and health advisories for this destination before you book.

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 6:30 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. At check-in, guests must provide either a negative PCR COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. The negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 19 and up, and test must have been administered no more than 72 hours prior to check-in. COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 16 and up; guests must have received complete vaccination at least 30 days prior to check-in.

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum guest age is 12
  • Minimum check-in age is 15

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

The manager

Speaks: Afrikaans, English, Xhosa

At the property

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour room service
  • Barbecue grills

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa

In the cabin

Home comforts

  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

Things to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Dining

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

Fees & policies

Mandatory feesPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:

  • Destination fee: ZAR 100 per person, per stay. This fee does not apply to children under 6 years of age.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 500 per person (one-way)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of ZAR 150

Children and extra bedsPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 5 and 12 costs ZAR 250 (one-way)
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds

Pool, spa, and gym (if applicable)Pay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Children under 5 years old are not allowed in the health club or fitness facility without adult supervision
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve access to the public bathing facility

Hygiene and cleanliness

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; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

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; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Contactless check-in is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

The property requires that all guests aged 5 and up receive free on-site PCR COVID-19 testing during their stay.

At check-in, guests must provide either a negative PCR COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination.

The negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 19 and up, and the test must have been administered no more than 72 hours prior to check-in. COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 16 and up; guests must have received complete vaccination at least 30 days prior to check-in.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of:

  • COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global)
  • SGS (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • CovidClean (Safehotels - global expert)
  • Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)
  • GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation (global expert)

Policies

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

Seniors-only community.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

This property is licensed under an applicable law.Property Registration Number 34627982

Also known as

  • Kruger National Park Buffalo Tented Lodge Lodge
  • Buffalo Tented Lodge Lodge
  • Buffalo Tented Lodge Phalaborwa
  • Buffalo Tented Lodge Lodge Phalaborwa
  • Lodge Buffalo Tented Lodge
  • Buffalo Tented Lodge Kruger National Park
  • Buffalo Tented
  • Lodge Buffalo Tented Lodge Kruger National Park
  • Buffalo Tented Kruger National Park

*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Buffalo Tented Lodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that free onsite COVID-19 testing (PCR screening) is available. Furthermore, guests must provide documentation related to COVID-19 at check-in, disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless check-in is available.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that offers local and international cuisine. The dining venue will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 500 per person one-way.
  • Onsite recreation at Buffalo Tented Lodge includes game viewing, a wildlife and game drive, and a safari. Buffalo Tented Lodge also has a picnic area.
7.0.Good.
  • 2.0.Poor

    4 night trip, Nov 29, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good

    2 night trip, Nov 11, 2019

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