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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very good place to start exploring African resorts and game drives. Rooms are very nice, big and safe! As in more wild parks' lodges you may see snakes on your way. Great food, nice pool overlooking bush. Animals come very close to fence. We were not lucky with weather, it was raining 2 days out of three. We did three...

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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We are a group from India with uravi tours visited in December 2016 bakubung bush lodge is a good places very near to sun city game drives organised twice daily to visit park the game viewing was amazing we saw plenty of rhino and rhino babies giraffs zebras elephants breakfast Buffett are very rich offering a variety of selection the...

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Bratislava
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a typical tourist rip off hotel. For cca 6000 ZAR/400€ per standard room per night with dinner, you could get very luxurious hotel anywhere around the world. This is just a mediocre hotel, with mediocre service. Rooms are worn off, with traces of abandoness, few bulbs broken, no wine glasses, fridge not cold enough and without knob for...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my "go to" place when i need to unwind. Altho i have not stayed at the Lodge, i have been lucky enough to stay in the Time Share chalets on numerous occasions. These are set close to the electrical fence set around a U shaped area which has a waterhole so twice a day, the animals come to...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We own timeshare at Bakubung and go there every year. For us it is a fantastic experience. We saw a lion kill a few years ago while braaing! It is a truly special place to get closer to nature. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped into the lodge for buffet lunch prior to exploring the park. Top quality food, relaxed atmosphere, great view and there was an impala and warthogs in the foreground just beyond the fence bringing the experience to the table! Highly recommended

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, this an amazing place to stay and take a Safari. From our back patio we could watch the elephants play and many other animals run free. Our first night there, we took a safari and saw giraffes, lions, rhinos, hippo, wildabeasts, zebras, deer, a leopard, and many other animals. The breakfast buffet was excellant and you enjoyed your food...

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1Thank alicia p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bakubung Bush Lodge is on the edge of the game reserve and even before you go on a game drive we saw warthogs, jackals and Kudus. The lodge we stayed in had two bedrooms, a kitchen and living/dining room. There was BBQ equipment, a table and fabulous views outside. There were also monkeys and a wide variety of birds. You...

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GMokotedi, Rooms Division Manager at Bakubung Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Nigel A Thank you for your feedback, great to see that you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the wildlife experience. Our guests are indeed blessed to be able to enjoy wildlife from the comfort of their own rooms. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Best Regards, George Mokotedi

Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just had my 6th visit ti this Lodge. From the monent of arruval you are treated as a special guest. All staff are friendly, co-operative, knowledgeable and extremely helpful. I Always travel with a disabled sister and am afforded wonderful help in getting my sister around. No request seens impossible. The bedrooms are spacious, airy and magnificent beds,...

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GMokotedi, Rooms Division Manager at Bakubung Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer F Thank you so much for the wonderful feedback, I am delighted to see that you once again enjoyed every moment of your stay with us as much as we did hosting and serving you. The team will be delighted to receive this feedback. We certainly cannot wait to welcome you back. Thank you for staying with us,...

Pretoria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

180 degrees view of the bush, hills animals etc. next to the waterhole. Relax and watch the animals come to drink. Elephants playing in the waterhole. Beautiful swimming pool. All the amenities you need. Superb service and accommodation. They've earned their star rating.

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GMokotedi, Rooms Division Manager at Bakubung Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dsmiff Thank you so much for the lovely feedback, it is much appreciated. It is great to see that you enjoyed your time with us, we always strive to provide an above expectation service to our guests and we are delighted to see that the team managed to deliver. Kind Regards, George Mokotedi

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  • Restaurant
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A mere two-hour drive from the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg and ten minutes from Sun City, lies a place of breathtaking beauty and serenity. A place called Bakubung Bush Lodge. Concealed in the rich expanses of the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park, Bakubung, or "People of the Hippo", offers guests everything they need to get in touch with the bush. ... more   less 

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Address: Bakubung Gate, Pilanesberg National Park 0316, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Pilanesberg National Park
Price Range: €284 - €418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bakubung Bush Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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“Choose hotel in Sun City”
 of 5 bubbles Monikey2013, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms and chalets have excellent views.”
 of 5 bubbles Dsmiff, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The luxury suites are newer. Also the views from the ground floor rooms are better as the trees may obscure the views from the upper rooms”
 of 5 bubbles pjgriffiths10, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid 322 and 321 if it looks like rain. The roof leaks.”
 of 5 bubbles cromagnumal, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room looking out on to the waterhole for the best experience.”
 of 5 bubbles hammonda, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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