The River Lodge At Thornybush

Thornybush Game ReserveThornybush Game Reserve1380South Africa

About The River Lodge At Thornybush

Escape to the luxurious, 4-star The River Lodge @ Thornybush where every moment is magical. The lodge is ideally situated on the banks of the Timbavati River in the world renowned Thornybush Private Game Reserve. The Thornybush Private Game Reserve is approximately 15 kilometres from the Orpen Gate (gate to the Kruger National Park) and approximately 35 minutes from Hoedspruit Airport.

The River Lodge @ Thornybush caters to every guests individual needs, while combining absolute luxury and quality with down to earth hospitable friendly and efficient service.

Each of the four private suites at The River Lodge @ Thornybush are built on a raised wooden platform allowing guests to take advance of the raised vantage point for game viewing even from the comfort of their rooms. The glass windows and sliding doors capture much of the natural light and beautiful surroundings which makes you feel one with nature and the bush. Each suite has its own private plunge pool, except for the 'Family Suite' which shares a private plunge pool and is connected by a wooden walkway, ideal for families or for a small group travelling together.


Thornybush Game Reserve, Thornybush Game Reserve, 1380, South Africa
Telephone: +27(83)7950299 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Concierge
  • Convenience store
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Room safe
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / hallways

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 23 reviews across the web
9 /10
9 out of 10 based on 23 reviews