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Bushbaby River Lodge, Hoedspruit

4-star4 stars
700 Hoedspruit Wildlife EstateHoedspruitLimpopo1380South Africa

4-star B&B in Hoedspruit with outdoor pool, bar/lounge
  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
  • No issues with hotel or Host. They were very profession, concerning and enjoying.Jun 28, 2018
  • The place is new and thus very clean, comfortable and beautifully decorated. The staff…Mar 27, 2018
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Bushbaby River Lodge, Hoedspruit

from $135
  • Rhino Room
  • Elephant Room
  • Buffalo Room
  • Lion Room
  • Leopard Room

What’s around Bushbaby River Lodge, Hoedspruit


  • Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate - 4.8 mi / 7.7 km
  • Klaserie Nature Reserve - 5.9 mi / 9.5 km
  • Kapama Game Reserve - 9.5 mi / 15.3 km
  • Balule Game Reserve - 12.7 mi / 20.4 km
  • Khamai Reptile Centre - 14.2 mi / 22.8 km
  • Jessica the Hippo - 15.3 mi / 24.7 km
  • Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre - 16.5 mi / 26.6 km
  • Thornybush Game Reserve - 19.2 mi / 30.9 km

Getting around

  • Hoedspruit (HDS) - 16 min drive
  • Phalaborwa (PHW-Hendrik Van Eck) - 73 min drive
  • Free self parking

At a glance

Key facts


  • 5 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-7 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 8 PM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



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

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa services on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Horse riding/rental on site
  • Mountain biking on site
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Year Built 2017
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Onsite venue - This bar specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast and lunch. Open daily.

Bushbaby River Lodge, Hoedspruit’s small print


Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a crib (infant bed)/rollaway bed. Contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Reservations are required for massage services 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:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: ZAR 9.0 per person, per night

Deposit: ZAR 750.0 per stay

Optional extras

Late check-in between 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM can be arranged for an extra charge of ZAR 350

Rollaway beds are available for ZAR 450 per night

Cribs/Infant beds are available for ZAR 450 per night

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

Recent reviews

Exceptional 10.0 From 17 reviews

Bushbaby River Lodge, Hoedspruit
Fantastic stay can’t wait to go back!!
Amazing stay at Busy Baby, beautiful place to visit with lovely spa and pool area. Really clean, helpful staff (booking spa treatments for us, game rides etc). Really incredible to see zebras and giraffe walk straight through the lodge every day.
Lauren, gb2 night trip

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Bushbaby River Lodge, Hoedspruit

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