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Pumba Private Game Reserve

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Overview
Highlands (just off N2) (100 kms from Port Elizabeth), Grahamstown 6140 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Description
Awake to the sounds of the African bush veld as the sun makes its appearance on the horizon bringing with it the prospect of another perfect day. Eco friendly Pumba, a proud member of the Green Leaf Conservation More Initiative, is set in the malaria-free Eastern Cape and provides an intimate African safari experience never to be forgotten. Water Lodge offers waterfront chalets overlooking Lake Cariega while Bush Lodge is set on a floodplain with scenic mountain views offering luxury thatch and glass chalets. All Chalets open onto private game viewing decks boasting plunge pools and outdoor showers. The indulgent bathrooms offer free-standing tubs and double basins, and each room is fitted with an earthenware fireplace. Whether dining indoors or under the starlit sky, meals at Pumba are simply sublime. Pumba has recently been recognised by Somak Holidays as one of the Top 5 Safari Destinations in Africa. So, what are you waiting for? Come and see for yourself. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Internet
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Sauna
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
23
Price range
US$751 - US$1,611 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Pumba Private Game Reserve Hotel Port Elizabeth
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Location
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Contact
Highlands (just off N2) (100 kms from Port Elizabeth), Grahamstown 6140 South Africa
Getting there
Port Elizabeth Airport99 km
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Traveller (1,116)
Room & Suite (239)
Dining (51)
Pool & Beach (16)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (9)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Reviews (1,621)
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Game drives were exceptional. Neil our guide was absolutely superb and fantastic with our children (12 & 14). The overall atmosphere was so comfortable and nothing was too much trouble. Rooms extremely comfortable with fab views and facilities. Can not wait to return!

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Thank Lushy999
Reviewed 15 April 2018

My friend and I were very fortunate to recently spend four magical days at Pumba.Private Game Reserve. The Reserve has two lodges and we stayed at Pumba Water Lodge where we stayed in one of the 12 stone walled and thatched cottages with our own...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Pumba is soooooo rad yo it is pure awsomenesss. I have nevers bean to a more fantastico hotel in my life span but I’m also sad I didn’t get to stay longer and see the lepardio 🤯🤩🤪😜😈👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👩‍🌾👨‍🌾😼😼😼🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪LEGIIIIIIIT 🤯🤩🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯😜😭😭😭🤯🤩🤯🤯🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤯🤯🤩🤮

Thank Rachael M
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

What a magical place. We stayed 3 nights, had 2 safaris every day with amazing and knowledgeable rangers. Fabulous accommodation, food and most of all super friendly staff.... and of course lots of animals. A very special experience. Thank you.❤

Thank Kerstin W
Reviewed 12 April 2018

From start to finish of our 3 day family safari we couldn't find a single fault. As we drove into the reserve on arrival we drove past so many animals and when we spotted the white lions we knew we were in for a treat...More

Thank Cookiehoops
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Ducksrus
9 October 2018|
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Response from PEHotelGroup | Property representative |
Good day, your room will be stocked with shower gel, body lotion, sunscreen etc. (all the basic toiletries you'll need) and there is also a hairdryer in every room. Warm Regards, The Pumba Team
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robalveston
25 September 2018|
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Response from archannapatel | Reviewed this property |
We saw them twice out of four safaris at the Pumba lodge.
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Julie R
9 September 2018|
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Response from PEHotelGroup | Property representative |
Hi Julie, as everyone has mentioned -- all your game drives are included -- one in the morning and one in the afternoon. We do have a shuttle service if you'd prefer taking a shuttle (the shuttle fee is not included in the... More
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Room Tips
"High-numbered rooms are further from the communal areas, so avoid if of nervous disposition"
Camper817643
1 week ago
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"Great view by the restaurant deck, it overlooks the watering hole."
Christhwala
3 weeks ago
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"Bush lodge facing the plain. We had cottage H."
ErkiBear
4 weeks ago
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"The hippos may wake you in the Water Lodge!"
pqhaattte
4 weeks ago
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