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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Having travelled extensively, this trip exceeded our expectations on every level. It was the perfect experience and accomodation for our three generation family. Thank you Michelle, Eva and Matthew for leading such an efficient, friendly team (from the maintenance staff, cleaners, dining staff to the chefs) who all made us feel so welcome and special. We appreciate the care and...

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Dear Mjkana - Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your recent stay at Black Rhino Game Lodge. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed every aspect of your stay, and we very much hope you will visit again in the future.

Port Louis
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Four of us visiting SA from Mauritius stayed 4 nights and enjoyed the experience immensely with fantastic staff who looked after us so well. The trips out in the early morning were chilly but brilliant as we saw so many animals and up close too. The Lodge manager, Paul, went out of his way to help us organize transport to...

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Dear franksturley - Thank you for taking the time to post your review of Black Rhino Game Lodge. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay there, and honoured that you would recommend the lodge to future travelers.

Johannesburg
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We arrived early - 10:00am on Friday - although check-in only at 14:00, as we couldn't wait to get out of the city and into the bush! Although the room was not ready (which we knew), we we're offered coffee, warmly welcomed and showed around the main area, and made ourselves comfortable in the bird hide overlooking the dam. 10...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This was my return visit to Lodge. Like my first visit, throughly enjoyed myself. We stayed for a single night. Given the two inclusive game drives, a single night is just sufficient for a quick, close and tranquil getaway from Joburg. As always, the staff are incredibly attentive always available to assist where needed. The game driver, well versed in...

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Dear GabiLMM - Thank you for sharing your second Clifftop experience. We're very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, particularly the service from the Clifftop team and your game drives. At the same time, we appreciate the feedback on the food offering, which we will review immediately with our food & beverage team.

Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

After 2 days of great adrenaline rush with skydive and bungee, it was an excellent option of staying at black rhino which is so raw and untouched with pure nature. Sighting of animals was fun with our guide, Philip (he is an excellent spotter for the animals in the wild). We saw wild elephants at our lobby pond, cheetahs, mother...

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Dear dishak29r Thank you for taking the time to post your review of Black Rhino Game Lodge on TripAdvisor. We're very happy to hear how much you enjoyed every aspect of your stay, and that the team at the lodge took such good care of you.

Belgium
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Stayed only two nights after business trip in johannesburg, but it was really a real gem. E xcellent food, a fantastic staff ( michael, etc) great rangers (Darryl), they reallt made an effort to please my "lonely" stay. I really go back when I am back in South Africa. People!Go to it you will not be disappointed on the contrary...

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Dear Johan51 - Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your stay at Black Rhino Game Lodge. We're glad to hear that our team took such good care of you and we're honoured that you would recommend the lodge to future travelers.

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We stayed for a couple of days here - definitely not long enough. We thoroughly enjoyed the game drives, seeing cheetahs, impalas, zebras, giraffes, wildebeest, lions, rhinos, buffalos, elephants, jackals, kudus and so many more. The chalet rooms were wonderful (though bathroom needed a bit of updating & maintenance) - roomy and comfortable. Facilities on site were good; the main...

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Dear Rajbury - Thank you for taking the time to post your detailed review of your stay at Black Rhino Game Lodge. We're very happy to hear how much you enjoyed the game drives, accommodation and food, and we do appreciate the feedback on the bathrooms. Something for us to look at there.

southampton
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We have just returned from South Africa after a fabulous 14 days away. The highlight of our trip was a 3 night stay at Black Rhino. From arrival to a very sad departure, we were looked after by the incredible staff. Eva, on arrival was charming, professional and within 10 minutes, we knew this was an exceptional place. Our chalet,...

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Dear sotonfox - Thank you for taking the time to post your detailed review of Black Rhino Game Lodge. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed every aspect of your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back here soon!

Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I spent two nights at BRGL, and went on 4 safari drives. Pros: Food is fantastic. Lamb, well-prepared vegetables, and homemade desserts are an everyday affair. Staff is friendly and caring. (One caveat, below) Guide was knowledgeable, and genuinely cared if we got to see animals! Stain drove safely and quickly in order to show us as much as possible....

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Dear BlakeTravels - Thank you for taking the time to post your detailed review of your stay at Black Rhino Game Lodge. While we are very happy to see that you enjoyed almost every part of your stay, we are concerned to hear that some of the service you received fell short of your expectations, and we will address this...

Reviewed 28 June 2016

This reserve is fantastic, the best trip I have ever had to the Pilanesberg. The reserve is private so it is incredibly quiet and also luxurious. The welcome you get, the service, the location, the game drives just everything is fantastic. I wish we could have stayed much longer than just two nights. It is also close to JHB so...

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Dear Jono C - Thank you for sharing your Black Rhino experience. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and we hope you will choose Black Rhino Game Lodge for your next Pilanesberg experience.

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Additional Information about Black Rhino Game Lodge

Address: Road R565, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Pilanesberg National Park
Price Range: €284 - €465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Black Rhino Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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“ALL rooms are amazing!”
962estellef, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a bedroom near the main building if you can as its dark in a morning and a”
RotherhamSteve, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room close to the lodge itself as it gets quite dark at 5am when heading to the lodge for your game drive”
713anniw, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had lodges 14 and 15 - 14 had a better view of waterhole but both fine and not too far from main hotel facilities”
debra020, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Couples rooms are quite far from the family suites so make sure to state you are a couple to have some peace and quiet- we did!”
954kellyd, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
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