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12 Km Beyond Malelane Town on the N4 Van Graan Se Dam, Crocodile River, Malelane 1320 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Public Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place. The staff are great, the food and wine is excellent, the owners are extremely helpful and friendly. However, my apologies to everyone that helps make this such a special place, as the real star of the show is the location and the elephants,...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Colin R, Owner at Buhala LodgeResponded 1 week ago

I agree!! The location is amazing and the great thing is that every day provides a different range of animals. Thanks for your comments about the staff and food as well and look forward to your return soon. Colin

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

We visited Buhala a few years ago. We had a very memorable stay at the time. When we returned as part of my birthday celebration, our experience was as good if not better. You cannot beat the amazing views. Elephants & buffalo grazing below your...More

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Date of stay: May 2018
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Response from Colin R, Owner at Buhala LodgeResponded 2 July 2018

So pleased that you enjoyed being with us again, it"s always great to welcome guests back. We are all very happy to have Leopard Creek open again, and I agree, the new layout is terrific and I thinks it will continue to get better and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view over the River into Kruger NP was amazing. Elephants, Rhinos, Giraffes and Buffalos, all are gathering at the Crocodile river! Just sit and wait. It's awesome! The staff is very helpful and friendly and the breakfast delicious! Sitting outside and having a candlelight...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Colin R, Owner at Buhala LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and look forward to your return. Hope you have a great Christmas, Colin

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my third visit to Buhala and it was every bit as good as the previous two. It is a wonderful location looking onto the Crocodile river, with Kruger Park on the opposite bank. You can sit on your bedroom balcony or by the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Colin R, Owner at Buhala LodgeResponded 1 week ago

It was great having you back at Buhala!! I am pleased that you enjoyed your safari/ game drive so much, it is very popular and normally much more productive than self drive. Just to let you know that we can make up a double bed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 13 spent 4 wonderful nights at the lodge. On our arrival, we were not only met by the very freindy owners, Collin and Carol, but also by a heard of elephants feeding adjacent to the back terrace! The lodge is in a...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Colin R, Owner at Buhala LodgeResponded 1 week ago

It was great having you and your group staying at Buhala and, of course, I really appreciate your review. A group like yours always makes this business so much fun. All the best, Colin

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Buhala Lodge is an enchanting five star colonial style lodge, situated on the Southern banks of the Crocodile River. The ample veranda space, provides all guests an opportunity to relax and dine outside while admiring More gorgeous views of the Kruger National Park, and all the wild life splendor it has to offer. Members of the Big 5 are frequent visitors to our property along with hippo, crocodile and many antelope species. Buhala Lodge is well known for exceptional cuisine and a wine list showcasing only the best South African wines. Dinners are served either al fresco or in our gracious dining room. Dinners are as a three course meal with some options offered. The menu changes daily and dietary requirements are attended to with prior notice. Our guests have the rare opportunity to play golf at the exclusive LEOPARD CREEK COUNTRY CLUB which is usually only reserved for members. An open air bush spa is available at Buhala for guests who want to relax after a long day of game viewing. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$275 - US$363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Mpumalanga > Malelane
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$275 - US$363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Mpumalanga > Malelane
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Dining (21)
Pool & Beach (9)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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"River view rooms are the ones to go for."
189derekf
2 weeks ago
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"River view rooms offer stunning vistas & the wildlife watching"
932garyf
16 Oct 2018
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"Choose a balcony room overlooking the river"
indig057
1 May 2018
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"The suite is outstanding. Private and luxurious"
Musicafrica
23 Jan 2018
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