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    Bakubung Bush Lodge

    Bakubung Gate, Pilanesberg National Park 0316, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent50%
    • Very good38%
    • Average8%
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    “sun city” (116 reviews)
    “game drives” (175 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 26 August 2016

    The lodge itself is large and the rooms are luxurious no doubt about that we had an upgrade to a deluxe room. 520 . The pool looked great and the restaurant was really great with a massive range of food to suit anyone. What we...More

    Thank debra020
    Reviewed 25 August 2016

    Exellent lodge in Pilanesberg national park .it is in the park but near gate so it was easy to visit Sun city (we had a rented car).Exellent food in the morning and in the evening .They have two tennis courts so we played ,they gave...More

    Thank alexzilberman19
    Reviewed 21 August 2016

    The accomodation we took was beautiful and very luxurious (executive king room). The staff were not friendly and really not helpful. There were multiple complaints brought both by the tenants and myself to the reception. I was disgusted by the attitude of their game drivers....More

    1  Thank Mathews T
    Response from joel P, General Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded 23 August 2016

    Please accept my sincere apologies for the below standard game drive. Corrective action will be taken immediately and I would like to assure you that this is not the standard for which our guides are known. I would also like to apologies for the attitude...More

    Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

    Best lodge every the guides are knowledge and the bush walks the best I have every been on the head guide is supper knowledgeable thank you for the unforgettable experience. If you going to the pilanesberg you have to stay at bakubung and do the...More

    Thank jaredr354
    Reviewed 15 August 2016

    Beautiful lodge is well located, good food with multiple choices, friendly and professional staffs, and impressive Game Drive. We chose to stay at Bakubung Bush Lodge is because our friends are celebrated his birthday there. The room we had was beautiful and comfortable, except the...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Concierge
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
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    • US$ 264 - US$ 477 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 100
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    • North-West Province >
    • Pilanesberg National Park
    • Also Known As
    • Bakubung Bush Hotel Pilanesberg National Park
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    pixer80
    14 June 2017|
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    Response from Ray S | Reviewed this property |
    The lodge has an airport shuttle. Email the lodge to ask if game drives are included in the booking rate- I paid extra for my game drives but was worth it.
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    pixer80
    14 June 2017|
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    Response from Monicade1 | Property representative |
    Hi pixer80, Thank you for choosing Bakubung. We are able to arrange a transfer from Johannesburg to Bakubung at a fee of R2300 for 2 guests. This would be booked with an external transportation company we make use of. I... More
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    23 May 2017|
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    Response from Monicade1 | Property representative |
    Dear greatwhite, Thank you for choosing Bakubung Bush Lodge. Our breakfast and dinner are both buffet style with a wide variety of meals available. If you would like to do a self drive, you would need to purchase a permit... More
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