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    Thornybush Waterside Lodge

    Guernsey Road | Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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    5/11/20176/11/2017
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children12
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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 171 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We stayed at Waterside Lodge for 3 nights.What a truly amazing experience, everything was perfect. The food at every meal was lovely and freshly cooked, the accommodation was really comfortable and spacious having everything you need including air con, although the ceiling fan was enough...More

    Thank Karen M
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Waterside LodgeResponded yesterday

    Hi there Karen M, thank-you so much for leaving this review! How wonderful that you got to see the cheetah cubs - we are so proud to have them here. Take care.

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I've just returned from a very satisfying 3 night visit to the Thornybush Waterside Lodge. I'll list the positives first before I go on and provide some constructive negative feedback. Positives - SERVICE. From the moment my wife and I arrived, the service we received...More

    Thank Z00-bear
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Waterside LodgeResponded 5 days ago

    Hello Z00-bear - firstly thank-you for taking the time to leave this detailed response - we welcome both positive and negative feedback, because it allows us to pinpoint the areas which need our attention. Your feedback on engagement during drives has been noted and we...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Words cannot accurately describe the perfect bucket list safari trip. We had a party of 6 visit for 4 days. The hotel staff had great attention to detail. They were very accommodating for my father that had social diet needs. The rooms were very large...More

    Thank Leah G
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Waterside LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi there Leah G, thank-you so much for leaving this review for Thornybush Waterside Lodge. We are so thrilled to hear that you are able to tick this off your bucket list :) Thank-you for sharing your feedback regarding Wifi, I will make sure this...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We have just stayed for 5 nights at the Waterside Lodge in Thornybush game reserve and it was the most amazing experience. All of the staff are so welcoming and do their utmost to ensure you have a good time.The safari trips (twice daily) are...More

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

    Hi there Sue A, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review - we really appreciate it. Take care.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Everything about the Thornybush Waterside Lodge was outstanding. The accommodations and meals were absolutely top notch, and the Lodge staff were as helpful and friendly as anywhere I have ever stayed. Of course, we came to Thornybush to see animals: our game drives exceeded our...More

    Thank larrydaker
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Waterside LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi there larrydaker, thank-you so much for taking the time to review Thornybush Waterside Lodge. It is so great to hear that your game drives exceeded your expectations, we never know what the bush will deliver, so it wonderful to know that you got to...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$525 - US$1,465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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    rmak2009
    16 July 2017|
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    Response from PrincessBethany |
    It is possible to undertake a "bush walk". If you are under 60 this is fine, if over 60, you have to have had a recent medical and a doctors certificate to state you are well enough. the walk would start after your hot... More
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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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    paulmaskell2017
    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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    "There are not that many rooms but each one is wonderful."
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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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