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The Wild Blue Lodge

2 R527, Hoedspruit, Maruleng 1380 South Africa
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#5 of 10 B&Bs in Hoedspruit
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AN AFRICAN SAFARI EXPERIENCE, AWAY FROM THE CROWDS

Do you love exclusive, luxurious accommodation? 
Do you want to avoid mass tourism and saturated destinations? Then come and enjoy the unique experience of Wildblue Lodge.

Against the magnificent backdrop of the Bushveld, we have created a destination for nature 
lovers and connoisseurs looking for something special where our well-trained staff will offer you 
first-class service tailored to your needs. 
 


The lodge is situated on an elevated site close to the Olifants River and offers stunning views of 
the bushveld and the Drakensberg mountains. 
2 luxury cottages, 1 elegant double room, 1 honeymoon cottage and a luxury tent are all 
tastefully furnished with an African/Asian touch.

Experience the spectacular sunrises from your 
private terrace or a view of the Drakensberg mountains with its romantic sunsets. 
Spa treatments, Yoga and Pilates classes, sundowner game drives, romantic picnics and dinners, 
helicopter flights......... our staff can plan these and many other activities to suit your individual 
needs.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Airport transportation
Spa
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Hiking
Patio
Shuttle bus service
Couples massage
Full body massage
Massage
Neck massage
Gift shop
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Safe
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Coffee / tea maker
Minibar
Electric blanket
Complimentary toiletries
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Electric kettle
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
4.0 of 5 stars
Languages Spoken
English, French, German
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Safari44665698902 wrote a review Nov 2023
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The place is peaceful and tranquil, staff very friendly and always making sure that you are comfortable. Phillip has been a great host always available to assist. The game drive was amazing with his knowledge of game and the plants.
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Traveler41428266546 wrote a review Nov 2023
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If you are looking for some peace, reconnecting with nature and quiet this is the place to be. The staff is extremely attentive and helpful. Had an amazing bush spa experience and the food was great! Special thanks to the host and Aisha for being extra helpful:)..thank you for making my trip extra special!
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled solo
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Federica C wrote a review Aug 2023
Italy1 contribution
Wild Blue Lodge is a jewel in Ndlovumzi Reserve. We had a wonderfuland and unforgettable stay there: staff was amazing, the escursions fablous and the food super! We already miss it! Super recommended!
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Sabine Gammel, General Manager at The Wild Blue Lodge
Responded 26 Aug 2023
Dear Federica, Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to have you as our guests. We miss you and would be happy to welcoming you again. Best regards Sabine und The Wild Blue Lodge Team
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wennybouwmeester wrote a review Apr 2023
Pretoria, South Africa1 contribution1 helpful vote
We were impressed by very good and friendly service and very relaxed atmosphere. However staying in the tent was a bit dassappointing since it was extremely hot in the tent during the day. Portable air conditioner not sufficient. Spending 2 nights in the bushveld and opting for the all inclusive package, we were a bit dissapointed to get fishy starters at both dinners as well as a fish main course where we would have appreciated more meaty options. Breaksfasts were very good!
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Date of stay: March 2023
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Response from Sabine Gammel, General Manager at The Wild Blue Lodge
Responded 6 May 2023
Dear Wenny, Thank you very much for your review. A tent, even with an air con, is unfortunately hotter than a cottage. We apologize for this. You booked our normal rate with breakfast and 3 course dinner not an all inclusive package. And the 2 fish starters were served to you as you followed the recommendation of our other guests who liked especially the salmon/avocado stack. Your main courses were ostrich and beef fillet. Kind regards Sabine and The Wild Blue Tean
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hbradf616462 wrote a review Mar 2023
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We were greeted by such friendly staff who made it a truely memorable experience. Dinner was exceptionally well done with our main steak dish cooked perfectly! We were upgraded to an amazing room with a great view due to some load shedding constraints which was greatly appreciated
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Date of stay: February 2023
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Thomas B wrote a review Sept 2022
Skane County, Sweden90 contributions66 helpful votes
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Are you looking for a beautiful lodge in a peaceful setting with immaculate service and fantastic food? Look no further. Our 5 nights at the Wild Blue lodge exceeded our expectations. The Cottage (Baobab) is spacious with tastful decor and have all amenities you might wish. The cottage also have a large wooden deck with a fantastic view of the garden and the surrounding nature reserve. The sundowns are totaly magic from the deck. It´s very romantic setting and a perfect place for couples. Sabine and her staff will go an extra mile to make your stay perfect. The lodge is also a great starting point for tours to the Kruger national park, the Blyde river and other sightings. Dont miss this lodge.
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Nomusa wrote a review Sept 2021
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We checked in last week Thursday at The Wild Blue Lodge for a two night stay in a tent. From check-in the staff (Natasha & Thenjie) was absolutely outstanding, best service ever. The tent experience was such an amazing experience, just waking up to nothing but the beauty of the nature and the sound of the waterfall made it all worth it. The food was out of this world, it was definitely prepared with love (compliments to the Chef). What a beautiful experience we had and the staff made it enjoyable and also advised us on the must visit places around (The blyde river boat cruise, The three roundavales, The Gods window and The Potholes). Thank you so much for such a memorable experience, definitely going back for another stay🙂❤ Thank you from Thabang and Nomusa.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Magdalena B wrote a review May 2021
Graskop, South Africa84 contributions17 helpful votes
If you seek privacy, bush and excellence look no further. This place is amazing in every way, from friendly staff to delicious food. Spa is also a must! I will go back there again and recommend everyone. 10/10
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Ryno B wrote a review Oct 2020
Secunda, South Africa11 contributions2 helpful votes
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For the last 6 days we were the guests of Eric and his team of friendly and helpfull staff. We were treated to fantastic food, wine and overall service. The view from the units are to be remembered and I can strongly recommend this lodge to local and international clients. We will be back for sure. Special mention to Natasha, Issha, Ben and Max and the therapist Natash - so well trained and friendly. Thanks again.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
$261 - $481 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaLimpopo ProvinceMarulengHoedspruit
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Wild Blue Lodge
What are some of the property amenities at The Wild Blue Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at The Wild Blue Lodge?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a view of a nearby landmark.
What food & drink options are available at The Wild Blue Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Wild Blue Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Wild Blue Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does The Wild Blue Lodge have airport transportation?
Yes, The Wild Blue Lodge offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Wild Blue Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and German.