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Pondoro Game Lodge, Hoedspruit

5-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
Balule Private Nature Reserve On The BorKruger National Park, HoedspruitLimpopoSouth Africa
Luxury lodge with full-service spa and free breakfast
  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Exceptional5.0 / 5
  • Great ranger, guide, accommodations, and service/food - the complete package.Jul 6, 2017
  • In Pondoro the staff makes you feel at home. They are soo friendly and helpful. The…May 20, 2016
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Pondoro Game Lodge, Hoedspruit

from $408
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 8 rooms


  • Check-in time 1 PM-6 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (11 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available on request) *


  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Ecotours on site
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Garden

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate sitting area
  • Patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Designer toiletries
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the lodge's full-service spa, Serenity Spa. Services include hot stone massages, Swedish massages, massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.


Onsite venue - This theme restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Pondoro Game Lodge, Hoedspruit’s small print

Also known as

  • Pondoro
  • Pondoro Game
  • Pondoro Game Hoedspruit
  • Pondoro Game Lodge Hoedspruit
  • Pondoro Lodge


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Resort fee: ZAR 100 per person, per stay

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 855 per person (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Pondoro Game Lodge, Hoedspruit


  • Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Khamai Reptile Centre (25.4 mi / 40.9 km)
  • Jessica the Hippo (26.5 mi / 42.6 km)
  • Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (28.8 mi / 46.3 km)

Getting around

  • Phalaborwa (PHW-Hendrik Van Eck) 64-min drive
  • Hoedspruit (HDS) 72-min drive
  • Nelspruit (MQP-Kruger Mpumalanga Intl.) 177-min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Pondoro Game Lodge, Hoedspruit

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