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Thaba Pitsi Safari Lodge

Traveller (46)
Room & Suite (31)
Dining (15)
Our Lodge is Nestling in the shadows of the Waterberg Mountains, near Bela-Bela (formerly Warmbaths) in the Limpopo Province, Thaba Pitsi is a Malaria free private game reserve of 500 hectares. It takes less than 2 hours to reach Thaba Pitsi from Johannesburg and less than one hour thirty minutes from Pretoria, travelling on the Polokwane (formerly Pietersburg) highway N1 North. Thaba Pitsi Lodge with its Ndebele bungalows and its luxury tented Camp, up there on the hill, in the heart of the nature reserve. L'Orange Bleue, the restaurant of Thaba Pitsi Nature Reserve. Selected by BBC Food program as being one of the best Restaurant of SA - selected for Off the Menu BBC show. The Country House & 3 Bungalows fully furnished & equipped: (5 rooms in " la Vallee de Blandine " + 3 bungalows (4 people & 2 people). The Thaba Pitsi Country-house, is housed in a farmhouse, converted into a Country-house with modernity, 'cozy African' style and tastefully decorated, offer barbecue facilities, fire place, swimming pool & Jacuzzi. You can book DBB (dinner, bed and breakfast package) or Self Catering.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Tennis Court
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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We had such a relaxing and amazing getaway with our kids. The horses, dogs, hosts and absolutely divine food makes this place very special. There is a lot to do so the kids didnt get bored and by day 2 we were all starting to relax and become at 1 with nature. Isnt that what
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Wow we had such a relaxing quality time. Such a welcoming and personal touch from the owners. Best food in Bela Bela by far. I will upload some pics as well. Thank you very much We highly recommend Thaba Pitsi. And on a lighter note couldnt stop laughing at one one the bad
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Response from matmax32, Propriétaire at Thaba Pitsi Safari Lodge
Responded 9 Apr 2015
Thank you for your nice comment. Very special guest like yourself (and your family) remind us why we have such passion for what we do and inspire us to continue wanting to delight our visitors.
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We were ignored on arrival - very un-South African! We had booked and pre-paid accommodation for 10 people under one roof - we were attending a wedding nearby. The owners managed to mess this up completely and sent us off up a difficult road up a mountain. Not good value for
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Response from matmax32, Propriétaire at Thaba Pitsi Safari Lodge
Responded 6 Apr 2015
Penny P and OGF 2015 are the same person (husband and wife = Philip couple). We don't understand their noxious tenacity to affect the good reputation of Thaba Pitsi ! The facts are: our chalets was rent for 10 persons and our Country House was also rent for 10 persons all parts of the same group. Some persons stay 3 nights some two nights and some one night only. The person that organize the venue told me that I can let the persons choose their room on arrival. Penny P and OGF 2015 checked the last. Two persons of the group took single room (no single was requested, no extra for single was paid). It resulted that Philip's couple not having a room available and when we discovered the situation, we immediately proposed to speak to the persons or to be upgraded to the lodge without additional charges and without inconveniencing the relevant guests. I hardly feel that he was unfairly treated. After having received those 2 comments, I contacted the lady who did the booking for the group and she was very embarrassed and while she knew of this couple’s attitude, apologized on their behalf.
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We booked into the lodge as we were attending a wedding nearby. The accommodation was adequate but somewhat shabby. Only one hard pillow per person and cramped sleeping area. Booked self catering but would have appreciated some teabags and long life milk for morning tea? A
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We had the most amazing time ever at Thaba Pitsi Nature Reserve at its best. The green mountains and beautiful blue sky. It felt like we, were the only ones on the entire reserve at all times. The hospitality of the owners and staff was awesome and we were treated very well. We
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Good Afternoon, Unfortunately the wifi does not reach the rooms, but it is available at the restaurant. The chalets have satellite tv in them, with dstv, all the beds are king size in the chalets, and the costs on self catering is R550- per adult per night, and on DBB (Dinner, Bed and Breakfast) is R995- per adult per night. If you need any further information I invite you to contact us through email. Kind Regards, Javier
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"The country house is close to all amenities and very comfortable."
"I thoroughly enjoyed staying in the Rondavel close to the Restaurant and next to the horses."
"No wifi in the tents. Wifi in restaurant."
"We only had dinner there."
"Choose room in the natural reserve."
US$ 76 - US$ 332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaLimpopo ProvinceBela Bela
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