Ukuthula Bush Lodge

3.0 star property
Mountain lodge in Hoedspruit with outdoor pool and restaurant

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Ukuthula Bush Lodge

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Front of property
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, memory-foam beds, minibar
Daily buffet breakfast (ZAR 100 per person)
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, memory-foam beds, minibar

Overview of Ukuthula Bush Lodge

10,0 out of 10 Exceptional
10,0/10 Exceptional

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
356 Kierrieklapper Street, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, 1380
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Front-desk safe
Feel at home
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Room options

Luxury Chalet

  • 36 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe Double or Twin Room

  • 36 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the boardwalk

Getting around

  • Hoedspruit (HDS) - 33 min drive
  • Phalaborwa (PHW-Hendrik Van Eck) - 77 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Kalimambo Pub & Restaurant - 6 min drive
  • Mugg & Bean - 5 min drive
  • The Fig and Bean - 5 min drive
  • Sleepers Station Restaurant - 5 min drive
  • Steers - 6 min drive

About this property

Ukuthula Bush Lodge

Ukuthula Bush Lodge offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for ZAR 250 per person one-way. You can splash around at the outdoor pool, grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe, or unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Other highlights include a terrace and a garden.


English, French

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 5 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–9:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Room service (limited hours)

What to do

  • Safari nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Memory foam mattress

What to enjoy

  • Patio
  • Individually furnished and decorated
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • 5 bathrooms
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately ZAR 100 for adults and ZAR 100 for children
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 250 per person (one-way)
  • Late check-in between 8:00 PM and 1:00 AM can be arranged for an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • Cribs/infant beds are available for ZAR 150.0 per day
  • Rollaway beds are available for ZAR 400.0 per day
  • Airport shuttle service for children costs ZAR 150 (one-way)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit on site.
This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

Ukuthula Bush Lodge Lodge
Ukuthula Bush Lodge Hoedspruit
Ukuthula Bush Lodge Lodge Hoedspruit

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Ukuthula Bush Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Ukuthula Bush Lodge?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Ukuthula Bush Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Ukuthula Bush Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Ukuthula Bush Lodge?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 250 per person one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Ukuthula Bush Lodge?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Ukuthula Bush Lodge and nearby?
Ukuthula Bush Lodge has an outdoor pool and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Ukuthula Bush Lodge?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that offers international cuisine.
Does Ukuthula Bush Lodge have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.
Does Ukuthula Bush Lodge have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a patio.
What's the area around Ukuthula Bush Lodge like?
Ukuthula Bush Lodge is located on the boardwalk. Popular attractions include Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate, which is 4 minutes away by car.







Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Everything was incredible. The most beautiful, comfortable place to stay. Kimberley abs the staff went above and beyond and the breakfasts Abe evening meals were great. Couldn’t recommend it highly enough.
Andrew, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great stay
We spent a really nice evening staying at the Lodge. The property is in excellent condition and really well kepy. Staff were extremely helpful and the food and service were great.
Malcolm, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Tshepo, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

anas, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

a very good place to visit
we had so much fun staying there is very nice iwont mind going back again this year for a week stay
eugene, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

kabelo, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Perfect getaway
Perfect spot for a romantic getaway. Very modern deco, extremely clean & spacious rooms & a perfect bush view. The outdoor shower was my favorite!! The hosts were as awesome! Thank you for making our stay memorable & we’ll definitely visit again in the near future.
Xoli, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Diego, 3-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Estadia maravilhosa com muito conforto e excelente recetividade da Kimberley e todos os colaboradores do hotel.
RYAN BRWNNER, 1-night trip
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