2014 The Safari Awards

Year: 2014
Awarded by: The Safari Awards
Award: Finalist

Finalist in the following categories: Best Guiding Team Best Walking Safari Best Value Property


2014 World Boutique Hotel Awards

Year: 2014
Awarded by: World Boutique Hotel Awards
Award: Winner - World's Best Romantic Retreat

Pondoro Game Lodge has won an award as the World’s Best Romantic Retreat in 2014 at the World Boutique Hotel Awards held at the Montcalm Hotel in London on the 12th of November. The World Boutique Hotel Awards is the first and only international awards scheme exclusively dedicated to recognizing unique excellence among luxury boutique […]


2013 World Luxury Hotel Awards

Year: 2013
Awarded by: World Luxury Hotel Awards
Award: Winner - Best Luxury Romantic Hotel in Africa

The World Luxury Hotel Awards is positioned as the pinnacle of achievement for luxury hotels worldwide and include amongst others Luxury Private Island Resorts, Casino Hotels, City Hotels, and Lodges. Pondoro Game Lodge is a small family run business without huge financial backing from large corporations and to win a prestigious award like this means […]


2013 World Boutique Hotel Awards

Year: 2013
Awarded by: World Boutique Hotel Awards
Award: Winner - Best Boutique Hotel in Africa, Winner - Romantic Retreat

Pondoro Game Lodge won an award as the Best Boutique Hotel in Africa at The Boutique Hotel Awards 2013. We were also elected as one of 4 worldwide winners in the Romantic Retreat category. The World Boutique Hotel Awards is the world’s first and only prize dedicated exclusively to luxury boutique properties, providing a global […]


2012 South Africa’s Wine List of the Year Awards

Year: 2012
Awarded by: Food24
Award: Winner - South Africa's Best Medium Sized Wine List

Pondoro Game Lodge was awarded a National Award by South Africa’s Wine List Awards 2012, powered by Food24, as having South Africa’s Best Medium Sized Wine List. This is South Africa’s first independent wine list awards and the very best restaurants in South Africa competed for the honours.