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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly lodge with full-service spa and free breakfast


This family-friendly Hoedspruit lodge is located on a river, 12.9 mi (20.7 km) from Siyafunda Conservation, and within 32 mi (52 km) of Boabab Tree at Leydsdorp and Khamai Reptile Centre. Jessica the Hippo and Echo Caves are also within 32 mi (52 km).

Property Features

A full-service spa, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool are available at this lodge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, spa services, and concierge services.

Room Amenities

All 11 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and minibars. Guests can enjoy deep soaking tubs, and other standard amenities include furnished balconies, room service, and premium bedding.

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

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

Hotel Amenities

Karongwe River Lodge is an all-inclusive lodge. Room rates include meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

Karongwe River Lodge features a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. The lodge offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This all-inclusive lodge also offers spa services, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests. Onsite self parking is complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in July 2012.

Karongwe River Lodge has designated areas for smoking.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 11 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 15 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding 
  • Furnished balcony 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is served between 9 AM and 10 AM.

Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in African cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests can experience the thrill of a safari, and take advantage of an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Game viewing on site 
  • Game drive on site 
  • Safari on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the lodge's full-service spa.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • No pets or service animals allowed

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 pets or service animals allowed


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Tourism fee: ZAR 12 per person, per night
  • Destination fee: ZAR 75 per person, per night
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.

Hotel Name

  • Karongwe River Hoedspruit
  • Karongwe River Lodge
  • Karongwe River Lodge Hoedspruit
  • River Lodge Karongwe
  • Karongwe River

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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