Royal Malewane



Editor Rating
Scale of 90-100

This lavish safari lodge is set within the private Thornybush Game Reserve along the western fringe of Kruger National Park. Refurbished open-air living and dining areas with vaulted thatched roofs are decorated with British Colonial-style furnishings, African tribal artifacts and Persian carpets. Elevated walkways lead to six freestanding suites featuring reconditioned wooden decks with private plunge pools and living areas with log fires and recently refreshed walls and floors. Two two-bedroom Royal Suites each come with their own chef, butler and guide, and the self-contained Africa House is suitable for parties of up to 12 people. The property’s newest addition is The Farmstead. Comprising a three-and-a-half-bedroom villa with three suites and a private pool, this secluded estate, just a 12-minute drive from the main property, is ideal for a small group of up to 14 guests. The lodge has also recently revealed an upgraded spa with a gym, lap pool and hot tub and the beautiful new waterside Masiya Bar stocked with an impressive collection of gins and whiskies. Children under the age of 10 are not permitted in Luxury Suites.

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Average Mid-High Season Rates (including taxes):

Editor’s Choice: Luxury Suite for two, $3,580 (all meals, wines and spirits, game drives daily, airstrip transfers and laundry included).

Standard Inclusions:

Daily full breakfast; Wi-Fi

Royal Malewane Features:
  • Airport transfers
  • Bar
  • Butler
  • Fitness center
  • Meal plan offered
  • Pool
  • Private airstrip
  • Private pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Safari
  • Spa

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Learn more about Royal Malewane:

To learn more or call +(27) 15-793-0150. Contact Andrew Harper Travel to book this hotel as part of your next vacation.

In order to offer you the highest level of service, online booking is currently not available. Please call Andrew Harper Travel at (800) 375-4685, or contact the hotel directly, for reservations.