Pestana Kruger Lodge is situated less than a kilometre away from Malelane Gate, the most southern entrance to the Kruger National Park. It is approximately 4 hours drive from Johannesburg (402km), 56km from Nelspruit, 6km from the town of Malelane, 176km from Maputo and an hour’s drive from Swaziland. The Lodge is surrounded by 22ha of indigenous gardens and bush with magnificent views of the Crocodile River, which forms the border with the Kruger National Park. It’s a rare pleasure to watch the hippos so close by; and the other animals as they stroll down to the river for a drink of water or to cool down.

Pestana Kruger Lodge has a total of 74 rooms, with views over the river or the gardens. The comfortable rooms have an earthy décor with an African touch and all rooms have balconies.

All the rooms are equipped with:

        • Air Conditioning
        • Satellite TV
        • Direct dial telephone
        • Electronic Safe Deposit Box
        • Hair Dryer
        • mini bar fridges stocked on request
        • Voltage 220V (3 pin is used in SA 2 pin sockets are provided in every room)
        • Tea & Coffee making facilities
        • Room service menu
        • Laundry Service
      • En-Suite bathroom with complimentary toiletries

Standard Rooms

        • Twin beds
        • En suite bathroom has a shower only
        • 8 of these standard rooms are smoking
      • These rooms have garden view.

Deluxe Rooms

        • Kingsize beds
        • En suite bathroom has a separate bath and shower
      • The rooms are located on the bank of the Crocodile River.

Family Rooms

        • One queen bed & a sleeper couch in the room which is ideal for the kids sharing with parents
        • One of the family rooms is customised for wheelchair access.


Rhino Suite – 2 bedrooms:

        • King-size Bed
        • 4 person maximum
        • 2 bathrooms
        • Shower and bath
        • Private garden
        • Swimming Pool
        • Garden view

Hippo Suite (Presidential Suite) – 1 bedroom:

        • King-size Bed
        • 2 person maximum
        • 2 bathrooms
        • Shower and bath
        • Lounge and Desk Work station
        • Private garden

Buhlebethu Restaurant:

This is the restaurant located in the Lodge and has a view of the Crocodile River. Offers “À La Carte” service with contemporary South African cuisine. Maximum capacity up to 80 persons.
Breakfast packs are available on request for those setting off early in the day.

Crocafellas Restaurant:

It is situated on the right of the Pestana Kruger Lodge and has a capacity for 120 persons. The restaurant is located over the water inhabited by 7 crocodiles.
It is open from 08h00 daily till late and offers a bistro style meal.
This venue may be booked for private functions.

Eshonalanga Bar:

Located on the hotel main building is open daily from 10h00 to 24h00. Drink an exotic cocktail while watching the sunset, in the bar or view deck while the wild animals come to drink at the Crocodile River.

Room Service:

This operates from 07:00 – 22:00, light cold sandwiches and salads are available.


This is an outdoor experience you cannot miss!! The “Boma” is an African tradition that offers a typical dinner in an outdoor setting, served around the campfire.
These meals must be requested in advance and can be ordered for a minimum of 20 people up to a maximum of 150.

Hotel facilities include:

      • Indoor pool
      • 2 outdoor swimming pools
      • A Super tube
      • Table Tennis
      • Stargazing
      • Board Games
      • Conference rooms
      • Internet
      • Room Service
      • Airport transfer Service
      • Satellite TV
      • Parking Area free of charge

External Facilities:

      • Bush walks
      • Excursions
      • Open Vehicle Safaris
      • Wildlife Excursions
      • Panorama Tours
      • Golf
      • Tennis or Squash
      • Shopping
      • Casino

Camelot Health Spa

The Spa at Pestana Kruger Lodge is unique, luxurious and caters to your every need. It’s fully equipped with a hydro bath, steam room, relaxation area and a double treatment suite which leads out onto its own private treatment garden. Experience a bush massage which will make you feel both the tranquillity of the bushveld and the healing touch of your therapist. Combine this with Camelot’s philosophy of creating a haven to relax and revitalise your body, mind and soul, and you will have a sensory experience of a life time. A healthy Spa menu is available, located next to the Spa is an indoor Pool.