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Cleveland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed twice at the start and end of our overland trip,the room on both nights was lovely,everything you needed was included in it. The food was gorgeous all home made and fresh,the lychee cheesecake was amazing.the couple that owned it were so helpful and nothing was too much trouble.if you need somewhere relaxing but with first class service this...

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BBTLodge, Manager at By Bush Telegraph Lodge, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure to look after you, and we are really grateful for your feedback. We look forward to the opportunity to be your hosts next time you visit Johannesburg. Safe travels!

The Hague
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We found the By Bush Telegraph Lodge an excellent stop-over to prepare for, and recover from, an extended safari through southern Africa. Quiet, secluded location, very friendly and co-operative staff, excellent meals, and spacious rooms. What more can you ask for ....

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BBTLodge, Manager at By Bush Telegraph Lodge, responded to this review

Our hearts were filled with joy when read your lines. It was to our greatest pleasure to have looked after you, and our entire Team looks forward to greeting you again at our grounds. Safe travels!

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 7 January 2017

My husband and I spent a fabulous week at the lodge over christmas, visiting friend's and family in both Pretoria and Johannesburg it was an ideal area to commute from. The owners were on hand to meet and needs or requirements with a friendly welcoming smile. Excellent food. Looking forward to returning in the near future.

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BBTLodge, Manager at By Bush Telegraph Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback, and we are delighted to learn that you have enjoyed your stay at our guest house. We all look forward to welcome you back again, and maybe even exceed your expectations during your future stay.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 8 December 2016

My stay was very pleasant stay, great team and a an exceptional service, very quiet environment, lot of garden and big pool, great dinner and breakfast experience. We will definitely chose this guesthouse again.

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BBTLodge, Manager at By Bush Telegraph Lodge, responded to this review

Our team is thrilled to learn that we have succeeded in making your stay a good experience. We appreciate you taking the time to leave such a motivating feedback, and we all look forward to making your next stay a memorable one.

Maun
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Thank you too all involved at BBTL. It definitely was home away from home. I was given a complimentary room upgrade and the food was absolutely amazing, better than any restaurant in town, thank you once again, I will definitely be visiting again soon and recommend you to all my friends and family

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BBTLodge, Manager at By Bush Telegraph Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. We really appreciate you taking the time leaving us a feedback. We thoroughly enjoyed looking after you and the entire BBT Lodge Team looks forward to having you back in the near future.

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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Booked two days in prior and still could get picked up at airport. Went all really smooth and arrived at midnight in an awesome huge room. Very tidy and neat. Only stayed for one day but perfect start for our travels!

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ntonie7911, Manager at By Bush Telegraph Lodge, responded to this review

Your feedback is highly appreciated. Looking after you was to our greatest pleasure, and we would really fancy having you back on your next trip to Midrand. Safe travel!

Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Would definitely go back if ever I'm back in JHB! Warm, inviting and very helpful staff. Awesome food. Rooms are cosy. Needed a last minute shuttle and they were very accommodating. Also arranged a cab when requested.

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ntonie7911, Manager at By Bush Telegraph Lodge, responded to this review

We are pleased to learn that we have met, and maybe even have gone beyond your anticipations during your last stay at our guest house. Thank you for your support, and we look forward to welcoming you back.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Attended a trade show at Gallagher estate and it was such a pleasure staying at BBT! The rooms were comfortable and sufficient for what any guest could want. BBT is situated in a gated estate so I felt completely safe walking around the property. The outdoor area is lovely and gave me the opportunity to put my feet up and...

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ntonie7911, Manager at By Bush Telegraph Lodge, responded to this review

Your review is valued highly. We would like to thank you for your patronage and we hope that we’ll have the opportunity once again to exceed your expectations whilst your next stay in Midrand.

Reviewed 11 August 2016

My wife and I stayed with Angela & Antil for 2 days before and 1 night after our Safari in July 2016. The rooms were clean and spacious with great comfy beds. The meals were lovely, as were the hosts. Overall a fantastic place to stay, highly recommended.

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Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are truly pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time while staying at our lodge. It was a pleasure to look after you, and we look forward to your next visit.

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 8 August 2016

the place was hygienic, loved the king size bed, the meals were devine. the professionalism of the Madam and Sir was mind blowing, i felt like a queen. the loaction was perfect including the neighbors pets (horses, ducks, peacocks to name a few of the plus that came with package) were the eye candy. It almost felt like home away...

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Our team is delighted to know that your expectations has been fully met whilst you were at our guest house. We are all looking forward to welcome you back, and we will ensure, that your next stay will be a memorable experience too.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We chosen the name - BY BUSH TELEGRAPH - to our guest house because it refers to communication. We hope that after you experienced our outstanding accommodation, quality comfort and memorable guest service and facilities, then you will spread the word on our behalf. Our beautiful quirky Sardinian styled guest house stands out like a white jewel in the green countryside of the Randjesfontein Equestrian Estate in the centre of Midrand. Our accommodation is a rural country haven that is conveniently located to where you need to be and yet gives an escape to unwind after a hard working day. Relax in our cozy railway-sleeper Pub. Enjoy your favorite nightcap upstairs on one of our decks with lovely views. Indulge yourself in our home-cooked dinners served in our restaurant, pub. Take a dip in our inviting swimming pool. Take a walk in our luscious gardens. "We look forward to exceeding your expectations and delivering a standard of service that separates us from the ordinary." ... more   less 

Additional Information about By Bush Telegraph Lodge

Address: 22 Riboville Road | Johannesburg, Midrand 1683, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Midrand
Price Range: ₹ 3,629 - ₹ 4,569 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — By Bush Telegraph Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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