Thornhill Safari Lodge
Hoedspruit, Valley of the Olifants - Accommodation
Thornhill Safari Lodge in Hoedspruit
Thornhill Safari Lodge is the ideal answer when you are looking for accommodation near Kruger and the absolute best game viewing experiences. We offer affordable getaways with comfortable rooms and excellent facilities in 13 authentic thatch-roof chalets at Thornhill Safari Lodge. Vibrant fabrics and local hardwood furniture all create that rustic yet stylish bush atmosphere. All bedrooms have en suite facilities, air -conditioning, mosquito nets and wooden decks that overlook the lodge, pool area and surrounding bushveld.
We cater for group bookings; individual guests on self-drives, fly-in safaris and honeymoon couples. Transfers can be arranged from both Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport and Kruger Mpumalanga International Airports.
Thornhill Safari Lodge offers a variety of rooms to choose from, catering for each guest’s individual needs. All our rooms are individually decorated and comfortable, each with private en-suite bathrooms. We can accommodate a variety of accommodation needs, from a luxury honeymoon suite to a standard family room.
All our rooms offer:
• Mosquito nets over the beds
• Hot water showers
• Coffee and tea stations
• Wooden decks that overlook either the bushveld or the pool area
We have two honeymoon suites, which are perfect for the romantic getaway. Each suite offers extra-length king size beds, en suite bathroom with corner bath tubs, outside showers and air-conditioner.
Luxury Family Rooms
The luxury family rooms are suited for the family with small children that want to share a room with their parents. Offering one extra length king size bed with two single extra length beds or the room can accommodate four single extra length beds. Each luxury family room has an air-conditioner.
The standard rooms offer an intimate old safari style room with either an option of a double room with a 4 poster bed, twin rooms with two single beds or a triple room with three single beds, all standard rooms have en-suite bathrooms and are fitted with overhead fans and air-conditioners.
• Swimming Pool
• Viewing deck
• Lounge and reading area
• Free Wi-Fi internet connection
• Paid laundry service
We offer the following optional activities departing from Thornhill Safari Lodge:
• Big Five Game Drive
• Guided Nature Walk – included in your stay
• Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
• Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (Cheetah Project)
• Panorama Day tours
Facilities & Activities nearby:
Facilities available at Thornhill Safari Lodge,Hoedspruit, Valley of the Olifants
- Airport Shuttle
- Available Next Weekend
- Available This Weekend
- Credit Card Facilities
- Indoor Fireplace
- Laundry Facilities
- Parking on Premises
- Restaurant on Premises
- Swimming Pool
- Womens Day Weekend
- Big 5
- Bird Watching
- Game Drives
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 30° 56' 23.6" E / 24° 21' 0.7" S
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Driving to Thornhill Safari Lodge in Hoedspruit, Valley of the Olifants
|Departing: O.R. Tambo International Airport|
|Address: O.R. Tambo International Airport, O R Tambo Airport Rd, Johannesburg, 1627, South Africa|
|Distance: 0.2 km / Duration: 4 hours 37 mins|
|1.||Head northwest||0.5 km|
|2.||Keep left at the fork to continue on Exit 46, follow signs for R21 N/City Center/Kempton Park/Pretoria and merge onto R21|
Partial toll road
|3.||Take exit 43 for Voortrekker Road toward Kempton Park/M96||0.5 km|
|4.||Turn right onto Voortrekker Rd||83 m|
|5.||Turn right at the 1st cross street||25 m|
|6.||Merge onto R21 via the ramp to R24/Johannesburg/O R Tambo International Airport|
|7.||At the interchange 429A-Rietfontein, keep left and follow signs for N12 toward Witbank|
Partial toll road
|8.||Merge onto N4|
|9.||Take the exit toward R33||0.6 km|
|10.||Keep left at the fork and merge onto R33||2.9 km|
|11.||Turn right onto Steven Masango St||0.3 km|
|12.||Continue onto R540||32.0 km|
|13.||Continue onto Lion Cachet St||0.5 km|
|14.||Continue onto Hugenoten St||1.5 km|
|15.||Continue onto R540||52.3 km|
|16.||Turn left onto R36||2.3 km|
|17.||Continue straight onto Viljoen St||0.6 km|
|18.||Turn left onto Buhrmann St||0.8 km|
|19.||Turn right onto De Clercq St/R36/R37|
Continue to follow R36
|20.||Continue straight onto R527||30.1 km|
|21.||Turn left onto Berlin Rd||1.3 km|
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OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg is the busiest airport in South Africa and Africa, with about 17 million passengers coming through every year. Johannesburg International as it was known previously, was renamed in 2006 to honour the memory of Oliver Reginald Tambo, contributor to the liberation of South Africa.
OR Tambo International Airport is 20-minutes away from the eastern suburbs of Johannesburg and 45 minutes from Sandton unless you take the gautrain which takes only 15 minutes to get to Sandton.
Reviews for Thornhill Safari Lodge
"Good value for money"
Rooms and the tours were good - Danielle and Goodman were very helpful.The food was not good - overcooked, dry and substandard. Directions to and ways to contact the Lodge need improvement. Phone number on the Website was incorrect. GPS coordinates are of no use without knowing which roads to take.
"Relaxing in the wild"
This lodge can be a good base to visit the Kruger park. The place is very quiet. You can book from here both full day and half day game drives. People are very friendly and helpful. Only minus is the bed sheets that were a little dirty.
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