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African Rock Lodge offers luxury thatched-roof accommodations in Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate. It features an outdoor pool with sun terrace, a rustic bar and a shared TV lounge. All of the air-conditioned rooms include a seating area and free WiFi internet. The private bathrooms are decorated with earthy stone tiles and have double washbasins, a rain shower, a bath and free toiletries. A daily buffet breakfast is served in the restaurant or enjoy a characteristic South African barbecue on the tiled terrace. There is a well-stocked bar, DVDs and books in the guest lounge. Attractions in the area include game drives, horse riding, hiking and tours of Kruger National Park. More adventurous options are canoeing and river rafting, which can all be arranged at the tour desk. Blyde River Canyon is a 40-minute drive away from African Rock Lodge. An airport shuttle is available for Eastgate Airport, 6.8 mi away by car.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet, Breakfast to go

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Room Type
Number of guests
2 twin beds
1 full bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Hoedspruit
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  • Samuel
    First of all, the hosts were very friendly and helpful! Helped me a lot on planning activities around the area. The breakfast and dinner (barbecue) were tasty and full of options. The rooms were big and clean. The property had a cozy atmosphere.
  • Ilona
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location is fabulous, and the staff absolutely wonderful. The breakfast was great as was the dinner - I don't know how Juliette does it, but her spinach is amazing, and the selection of braai meats varied from evening to evening. The...
  • Rebecca
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location, peaceful place with great people running the hotel.

Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Cuisine
      South African
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional

Amenities of African Rock Lodge
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Game drives
    Additional charge
  • Horseback riding
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    • Concierge
    • Baggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • Express check-in/out
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Babysitting/Child services
      Additional charge
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Key access
    • 24-hour security
    • Safe
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Grocery deliveries
      Additional charge
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Mosquito net
    • Wake-up service
    • Tile/Marble floor
    • Heating
    • Private entrance
    • Car rental
    • Packed lunches
    • Family rooms
    • Ironing facilities
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    • Entire unit located on ground floor
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • Open all year
    • All ages welcome
    • Saltwater pool
    • Shallow end
    • Pool/Beach towels
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Beach umbrellas
    • Full-body massage
    • Hand massage
    • Head massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Foot massage
    • Neck massage
    • Back massage
    • Beach umbrellas
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    Languages Spoken
    • Afrikaans
    • German
    • English
    • French
    • Dutch
    • Zulu

    House rules

    African Rock Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM


    From 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children over 3 are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 3 and up are allowed)


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted African Rock Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    FAQs about African Rock Lodge

    • The prices at African Rock Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Check-in at African Rock Lodge is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • African Rock Lodge has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant #1

    • Guests staying at African Rock Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.5).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian
      • Vegan
      • Gluten-free
      • Buffet
      • À la carte
      • Breakfast to go

    • African Rock Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Massage
      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Hand massage
      • Swimming pool
      • Couples' massage
      • Horseback riding
      • Bicycle rental
      • Back massage
      • Foot massage
      • Walking tours
      • Full-body massage
      • Game drives
      • Head massage
      • Tour or class about local culture
      • Neck massage
      • Bike tours

    • African Rock Lodge is 2.8 miles from the center of Hoedspruit. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at African Rock Lodge include:

      • Double
      • Family