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The River Lodge at Thornybush

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Reception
Outdoor pool
Honeymoon Suite | Balcony
Honeymoon Suite | Balcony
Royal Suite | Private kitchenette | Fridge, coffee/tea maker

Overview of The River Lodge at Thornybush

The River Lodge at Thornybush

5.0 star property
Luxury lodge in Hoedspruit with outdoor pool and restaurant

9,8/10 Exceptional

11 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
Map
Road D1771, Orpen Road, Thornybush Game Reserve, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, 1380

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Kruger National Park - 17 min drive
  • Sabi Sands Game Reserve - 82 min drive

Getting around

  • Hoedspruit (HDS) - 86 min drive
  • Mala Mala (AAM) - 88 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

The River Lodge at Thornybush

The River Lodge at Thornybush offers an airport shuttle (available on request) for ZAR 600 per person one-way. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool or grab a bite to eat at The River Lodge Kitchen, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This luxurious lodge also features a bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli, and a terrace. Fellow travelers like the pool and room service.

Languages

English

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
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 4 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite valet parking

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle from 10 AM to 3 PM*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning 7 AM–11 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills
  • Room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Wedding services

Facilities

  • 8 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2006
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Free stocked minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes and slippers

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Private plunge pool
  • Deck or patio
  • Fireplace
  • Individually furnished and decorated
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Dining

The River Lodge Kitchen - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Destination fee: ZAR 495 per person, per night
This property's mandatory destination/conservation and tourism fees are collected in advance of arrival to ensure access to the property.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 600 per person (one-way)

Children & extra beds

  • Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 1 and 8 costs ZAR 600 (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.

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; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

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

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Policies

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

River Lodge Thornybush
River Lodge Thornybush Hoedspruit
River Thornybush
River Thornybush Hoedspruit
Thornybush River Lodge
The River At Thornybush
The River Lodge at Thornybush Lodge
The River Lodge at Thornybush Hoedspruit
The River Lodge at Thornybush Lodge Hoedspruit

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The River Lodge at Thornybush?
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 The River Lodge at Thornybush?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at The River Lodge at Thornybush?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The River Lodge at Thornybush?
Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by The River Lodge at Thornybush?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 10 AM to 3 PM on request. The charge is ZAR 600 per person one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The River Lodge at Thornybush?
You can check in from 2 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at The River Lodge at Thornybush and nearby?
The River Lodge at Thornybush has private plunge pools and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The River Lodge at Thornybush?
Yes, The River Lodge Kitchen offers garden views.
Does The River Lodge at Thornybush have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.
Does The River Lodge at Thornybush have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a private plunge pool and a deck or patio.