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    Thornybush Waterside Lodge

    Guernsey Road | Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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    27/8/2017 28/8/2017
    US$532
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    Overview
    • Excellent90%
    • Very good7%
    • Average1%
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    1 - 5 of 160 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    This was our first stop on an OAT tour and Thornybush was the "pre-trip." We ended up visiting three other countries with four other three-night stays in camps along the way. Nothing compared to the Waterside Lodge. It was heavenly, every single part of the...More

    Thank Bespectacled43
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed for three nights at Thornybush as part of a much longer Safari tour of Southern Africa. This place was the very best of the several lodges we visited. Everything worked like a clock. The rooms were excellent, the food was plentiful and extremely...More

    Thank Stephen N Erica D
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Waterside LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there Stephen N Erica D, thanks so much for taking the time to leave this review! How wonderful that you got to see the Big 5 and experience the bush on foot - it really is a unique opportunity. We hope to see you...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I can't fault s Anything. Accommodation ,food, game drives, ambience just awesome. We had julekha (maybe spelled wrongly) as our ranger and John as our tracker on game drives. I have to say you can't get any better. So knowledgable, polite and caring. We saw...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Waterside LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hello! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review! I'm happy that you had a lovely time and that you felt like the cost was worth it :) Looking forward to having you back perhaps some day in the future.

    Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here as a two couples travelling on a larger tour of SA. Upon arrival we were warmly greeted with warm refreshing towels to freshen up. The managers here, Kelly and Chad run a quality, stylish and high end safari lodge. This place oozes...More

    1  Thank claude c
    Response from ThornybushLimpopo, Manager at Thornybush Waterside LodgeResponded 10 July 2017

    Hi Claude C, we're so happy that you had a great time with us! Hope to see you again soon.

    Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

    An amazing, incredible, once in a lifetime type of experience! After a very tough year, my mom, my aunt, my cousin, and I decided we needed to get away from reality for a little while. South Africa was the place! We started our journey in...More

    Thank Lynn S
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Restaurant
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$525 - US$1,586 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Kruger National Park >
    • Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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    rmak2009
    16 July 2017|
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    Response from Kim C | Reviewed this property |
    No. There're was non offered to us, but we had kids which I believe is typically a barrier
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    10 January 2017|
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    Response from ThornybushLimpopo | Property representative |
    I'm afraid this Lodge does not include local wines.
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    Room Tips
    "There are not that many rooms but each one is wonderful."
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    "All rooms are excellent"
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    "Our room did not have a view. I believe that a few may have a bit of a view."
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    "Lodges do not have wifi or televisions but the common areas do."
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