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Book your room at Karkloof Safari Spa

Room type

Luxury Villa, 1 Double or 2 Single Beds

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Recently nominated the Best Luxury Safari Spa in the world 2012.

Airport nearby

Situated near the airport, in Pietermaritzburg, this luxury lodge is in the same region as Voortrekker Museum, City Hall, and Tatham Art Gallery. Regional attractions also include Pietermaritzburg Oval.

Full-service spa

In addition to a restaurant, Karkloof Safari Spa features an outdoor pool. Other amenities include a full-service spa and a coffee shop/café.

Balconies with views

Guestrooms open to balconies with river or mountain views and feature deep soaking bathtubs. Other amenities include plasma TVs with premium satellite channels and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Karkloof Safari Spa

All inclusive

This lodge is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

At your hotel

It has been said that one does not have to die to go to heaven ... You can simply book into Karkloof Safari Spa. Nominated Best Luxury Safari Spa in the World as well as Gala Magazines Best International Luxury Hotel Spa Resort, Karkloof Safari Spa is a place of healing, inspiration, and luxurious indulgence. Guests are offered a blend of world-class facilities, 7-star comforts, and an authentically African wildlife experience. Karkloof Safari Spa gives guests the gift of time by allowing them to decide when they would like to engage in various activities (game drives / fishing / spa treatments / hikes etc) or when they would like to enjoy their meals. Schedules are not imposed on guests, presenting them with the freedom to do what they choose, when they choose. The experience is tailor made to fit guests preferences - an escape of unparalleled excellence awaits. Unique selling points include: check-in from 8 AM, check-out is at 8 PM, all meals included (no set times - it's up to you when you eat), vegetarian options offered at all meal sittings, all beverages included (including premium brands, excluding French Champagne), unlimited spa treatments during your stay, and all game and nature activities included.

Boasting 16 individually decorated, sumptuous villas, all of which feature spacious bathrooms with double baths, separate showers, modern conveniences, satellite TV, complimentary Internet access, under-floor heating, air-conditioning, complimentary mini bars, and espresso machines. Karkloof Safari Spa is designed to complement its splendid surroundings. Africa's heritage is embodied in every design detail, but without sacrificing elegance and sophistication. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Steam room
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Complimentary reception
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Garden
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Total number of rooms - 16
  • Number of floors - 1
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free breakfast
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Full-service spa
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Computer station
  • Laundry facilities
  • Library
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • One meeting room
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free valet parking
  • Picnic area
  • Luggage storage
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Year Built 2009
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Sauna
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa tub
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Outdoor pool
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Park your car

Free valet parking

In your room

  • Separate living room
  • HDTV
  • Separate dining area
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Separate sitting area
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Balcony
  • Climate control
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Minibar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Satellite TV service
  • Down comforter
  • Individually furnished
  • Individually decorated
  • Pillow menu
  • Plasma TV
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Espresso maker
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Eat and drink

Gourmet Dining Room - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and brunch. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Afternoon tea is offered. Open 24 hours.

Play

Guests can experience the thrill of a safari, and enjoy recreation facilities including complimentary bicycles, an outdoor pool, and spa hydro facilities (sauna and steam rooms, hot and cold Kneip pools, Jacuzzi and Roman bath). The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Complimentary bicycles on site
  • Ecotours on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Mountain biking on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Game viewing on site
  • Game drive on site
  • Safari on site

Relax

Guests can pamper themselves with a trip to the onsite spa, which has 17 treatment rooms. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Number of treatment rooms 17
  • Minimum age to access spa is 12
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Sauna in spa
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

The fine print for Karkloof Safari Spa

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 8 AM

Minimum check-in age is 18

When you leave

Check-out time is 8 PM

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No elevators

24-hour check-in

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Fees

Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
  • All citizens of South Africa will be charged the national value-added tax
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa’s official quality assurance organization.

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