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Bakubung Bush Lodge

PricelineUS$ 294*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed, for the 5th time, in a self-catering chalet at this wonderful resort in the Pilanesberg. The chalets are very well equipped and serviced daily and are spotless and extremely comfortable. The restaurant offers very good meals and the wait staff are very courteous and friendly. The reception staff are also very professional and friendly. We will be back...

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Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear dunkelly, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We appreciate all feedback received from our esteemed guests. Your wonderful comments regarding the staff as well as the cleanliness of the chalets will be shared amongst all. We look forward to welcoming you back in November. Warm regards Monica da Encarnacao Guest Relations...

Lafayette, Louisiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very pleased with our accommodations here. We had a deluxe ground floor room across from the watering hole. The room was very clean and comfortable. The dinner was good, enjoyed the lamb. Breakfast was very good. The game drive on Saturday morning was so exciting as we saw three lions, hippos and a rhino. The group was good...

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Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mary Y, Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience with us on TripAdvisor. Please accept my apologies that you felt rushed to go to dinner upon your arrival. I am pleased to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed our buffet options and that you had wonderful animal sightings on your game drive, despite the weather conditions....

Dundee, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The facilities are great, and the staff friendly and helpful. The night game drive and bush braai are a must. The units for the time share are large and well situated close to the main building of the lodge.

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Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 156waldot, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. It is always a pleasure to receive such wonderful feedback from our guests. I am elated to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed our night game drive and Boma bush braai experience. We look forward to welcoming you back to Bakubung in the near future....

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

I must say I loved our rooms. We were traveling as 4 ladies 2 of which were from Poland. I usually have problem sleeping at new places but I slept so well. Only to find out that the 2 ladies with us also slept well too. We stayed at the hotel. The rooms are spacious. Breakfast was good. Zack our...

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Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Bongekile M, Thank you for taking the time to share your bush experience with us on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to hear that our accommodation and location made it easy for you to relax and have a good night’s rest. Your wonderful comments will be shared amongst the entire team and I am glad that Zack was able to...

utah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean and pleasant room, wonderful view, outstanding buffets and the "game drive" all added up to a wonderful trip. Although it rained and was quite cold we saw many animals and enjoyed the very in-the-bush feel of this resort. Not far from Johannesburg and hosting all the plants and animals for which Africa is known this was a pleasant and...

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Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear UtahTravelqueen, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us despite the less than favourable weather conditions. We look forward to welcoming you back to Bakubung for your next bush adventure soon. Warm regards Monica da Encarnacao

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have owned timeshare at this resort for 8 years and have been visiting on average 2 to 3 times a year over this period. During this time I have witnessed the levies, restaurant and bar prices double, and the quality of the offering deteriorate steadily. What used to be a good dinner buffet for example at a cost of...

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Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ary G, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. It is unfortunate to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us on this visit. We have taken all your comments under advisement and will escalate your concerns to the Timeshare Board of Directors. We further advise that you attend the...

Mumbai, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Hotel, Great Location, Great Amenities!! Strongly recommend the dinner in the bush. Had been here before. It was an awesome feeling to be back at this place with Friends. Rooms are fantastic and so is the entire setting of the place. An area of improvement - we had few nervous moments with the game drive not aligned, this could...

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Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear mehulved2016, Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience with us on TripAdvisor. I am elated to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed our Boma dinner experience and that you found our rooms comfortable. Your comment regarding the game drive has been shared with our Game Department and they will be investigating further, in order to take...

Pontresina, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lodge is well equipped, of good quality and practical for safaris in the adjacent Pilanesberg National Park, where you can find all interesting animals and birds. Also the Sun City and Lost City Golf courses are in the neighbourhood.

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Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear g_stz, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We appreciate all feedback received from our esteemed guests. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our location to be convenient to all your leisure needs. We look forward to welcoming you back to Bakubung...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon arrival at bakubung, the two of us were told at reception that the game drives of that night and the next morning were fully booked. We were only booked in for one night and had booked a game drive for that night when booking our room; hearing this revelation upon arrival was highly distressing (after all, a game drive...

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Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Andrew B, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. Please accept my sincere apologies for the confusion surrounding the game drive booking as well as the fruit platter and the sparkling wine. I can fully understand your frustration in the situation and can assure you that these are not our service standards....

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here before and this time was the best ever. Friendly staff great food and great service. The rooms are spotless with every extra you can think of. We had the first night a terribly rude and selfish neighbour who made a hell of a noise until 2am. Damn selfish and inconsiderate l. I do hope Bakubung implements...

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Dear Ray S, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. I would like to apologize for the inconvenience experienced on your first night with us and am pleased to hear that it was swiftly dealt with by Patience. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the remainder of your stay with us...

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Concierge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A mere two-hour drive from the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg and ten minutes from Sun City, lies a place of breathtaking beauty and serenity. A place called Bakubung Bush Lodge. Concealed in the rich expanses of the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park, Bakubung, or "People of the Hippo", offers guests everything they need to get in touch with the bush. ... more   less 

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Address: Bakubung Gate, Pilanesberg National Park 0316, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Pilanesberg National Park
Price Range: ₹ 17,772 - ₹ 27,401 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Bakubung Bush Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 100
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“Ask for room by watering hole”
MaryY28, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“It can be cold in autumn so bring a coat, hat and gloves for the trip into the bush.”
  • the The tall thatched roof sounded and smelled so wonderful during the rain.
UtahTravelqueen, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Request a room that fronts the meadow”
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“All rooms and chalets have excellent views.”
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