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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We've visited Kwa Maritane 3 times over the past 15yrs and enjoyed superb accommodation food & drives around Pilanesberg national park each time. It's true the service has become more egalitarian (a good thing) but the standard of, food & accommodation (hotel rooms or self catering apartments) remains top class. There are pools & play areas for families and both...

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Megan H, Guest Relations Manager at Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Good afternoon Royzee1957, Thank you for taking the time and effort to provide us with this lovely feedback - It is much appreciated! We are excited to receive this feedback that you have repeatedly had only pleasant stays enjoying either one of our spacious self-catering units or luxurious hotel rooms. It is even more pleasing to hear that our restaurant...

London
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Went with 3 generations of my family ranging from 3 to 73 years. The prices were very much value based. They offer ageing spacious rooms -breakfast/ dinner and a game drive package - for a rat that appears at first sight to be excellent value. Positives : 1. Good easy access and location from Pilanesberg airport , near sun city...

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pserakwane, General Manager at Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear RavBug Firstly I would like to take this moment to thank you for such comprehensive feedback covering the negative and positive points – much appreciated and informative. I would like to focus more on the following comments and will individually provide feedback respectively: 1. Too busy staff not fulfilling simple requests: It is sad to learn that management were...

Finland
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We spent 5 days over New Years in Kwa Maritane, it was lovely. All the staff we dealt with were helpful and smiling despite it being hot and busy. The game drives and bush walks were amazing due to the sheer volume of animals we saw close up and due to the rangers who seemed to know when to explain...

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Megan H, Guest Relations Manager at Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kirsten E, Thank you sincerely for the time and effort taken to provide us with this lovely feedback. We are excited to receive this feedback that you had such a pleasant stay enjoying our great accommodation with good food & service and matching views from the restaurant terrace. Your nice comments with regards to the game drives & bush...

Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Booked in today and decided to go to the restaurant for dinner. Been coming here for more than 25 years. The food quality is still nothing to brag about. The chicken taste like fish. Service is extremely bad. For the price you pay not worthwhile at all. Rather go to Bakabung cheaper and much better food. For a 4 star...

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Megan H, Guest Relations Manager at Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Pieter K, Thank you for the time taken to provide us with this feedback. We have noted the comments with serious concern about the food and service related issues, and can rest assure you that we have addressed this with the Head Chef and Food & Beverage Manager to avoid reoccurrence. I would like to get into contact with...

Wageningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

Kwa Maritane Busch Lodge is a nice place to go to. Nice, clean and big rooms, good and silent A/C. Swimming pools a bit overcrowded, but we were there in the busiest season. Wild life can be seen right in front of the restaurant: elefants, wilde beest, monkeys, zebras, gazelle, hypo ( please refer to my picture ); really nice....

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pserakwane, General Manager at Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mr Robert S Thank you for the time and effort for posting this feedback - much appreciated!! We have noted a comment about the food and we are taking the comment seriously. It is rather insufficient information for us to can address the shortfall accordingly. We are taking every step of the way to improve our food offerings -...

Hazyview, South Africa
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

This lodge is out of this world. O.m.w the Christmas lights that has been put up around the trees and the animal light's are beyond this world. Then the animals that come to the water hole while you sit on the deck. People this is the place to come. The food we had is to die for. All the staff...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 21 December 2015

We spent 4 nights at Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge. For value for money bush experience this is a great option. The Bush drives are quite long and the trucks quite big and you have to sign up for them but our guides Francois and Sheldon were excellent. We had some great viewings. The accommodation is adequate. We had a family...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Just returned from 5 day stay. This was our second visit, so we were clearly satisfied the first time (about a year ago), and knew what to expect. Kwa Maritane is a great place to have a basic (in the best sense of the word) bush break. We had our 15 month old with us and were able to self...

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Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were treated to a belated honeymoon at Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge. After a year of slaving away, we needed the break. We were surprised to have included buffet breakfasts and dinners as well as as many game drives as our hearts desired. It was so amazing to experience "the Hide". We walked down a tunnel until...

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Megan H, Guest Relations Manager at Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Aimee G, Thank you for the valuable feedback - It is much appreciated! We are pleased to receive the feedback about your pleasant stay, enjoying one of our luxurious hotel rooms and its great facilities it has to offer. I am excited to hear that you had the great opportunity of seeing the rhino, wildebeests and elephants at...

Reviewed 13 December 2015

2 Hours drive from JoBurg, watching the lightining on my way couldn't prepare me for the experience I would have at Kwa Maritane. The food on the first night was fantastic, the hide was fun but it was when I got out on the game drives that things started to get interesting. Great fun, great experience (I had never done...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled beneath “the Rock”, from whence Kwa Maritane gets its name, this luxurious four star hotel offers excellent service, mouth-watering cuisine and spacious en-suite accommodation that exude elegance in true African style.Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge is located in malaria free Pilanesberg National Park, an easy 2 hour’s drive from Johannesburg and a mere 10 minutes from Sun City. This is the perfect setting for a relaxing family weekend away or for a corporate conference.Kwa Maritane Spa Rejuvenate your mind, body and soul in our magnificent Spa. Indulge yourself with treatments such as Thabayadiotso, our signature treatment, or be pampered with a pedicure while watching the game feeding on the plains in front of the Spa. Whether it is a full body massages, in which the masseur uses Mountain Aloe oil, or a soothing, deep cleansing facial using warm volcanic milk, the professional therapists will simply spoil you.There are four treatment rooms, including one suite suitable for couples looking to share the experience. There is also a manicure and pedicure lounge, a rasul chamber, relaxation area and hydro pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge

Address: Pilanesberg National Park 0316, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Pilanesberg National Park
Price Range: ₹ 19,943 - ₹ 29,472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 90
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“Best buffets, close elephant encounters, amazing underground hide, free wifi, live 24hr streaming of the watering hole, great value”
  • View from the underground hide (Photo by Drive South Africa, #TrekSouthAfrica)
  • View from the restaurant (Photo by Drive South Africa, #TrekSouthAfrica)
 of 5 bubbles DevonKrantz, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one not too far from the restaurant and reception.”
 of 5 bubbles johnwQ2710ZY, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A room with the view of water hole”
 of 5 bubbles tehranmona, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“some rooms overlook the water hole, better chance to see animals from your room”
 of 5 bubbles L6854FRthomass, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose a time share unit for the best views over the reserve”
 of 5 bubbles ajk807, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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