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    The Bush House

    Wonderboom Gate, Madikwe Game Reserve 2740, South Africa
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    “watering hole” (35 reviews)
    “game drives” (59 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

    I was looking for a 4 day safari in South Africa and was overwhelmed by the number of choices and varieties of places to stay. After reading some of the reviews for the Bush House it sounded like it was going to fit just perfectly....More

    Thank Susan C
    Response from Sjoe, Owner at The Bush HouseResponded 14 September 2016

    It was wonderful to finally get to meet you and to welcome you to the lodge. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Madikwe is a truly amazing reserve and we are so pleased you had time to experience what it has...More

    Reviewed 26 August 2016

    We looked at several lodges in Madikwe and chose Bush House because it seemed like it would be more personal (not many guests at one time) and it had the waterhole and hide. The lodge was all of this and more. Staff were great, our...More

    Thank nanobot1
    Response from Sjoe, Owner at The Bush HouseResponded 27 August 2016

    We pride ourselves on a being small and personal lodge and are delighted that you were happy with your choice. Thank you for your feedback and may we see you soon.

    Reviewed 25 August 2016

    I am so remiss for not writing this review after we visited in April 2016. The Bush House remains the most spectacular part of our trip to South Africa some 4 months ago. We talk about it all the time and have even convinced our...More

    Thank GriswoldSalute
    Response from Sjoe, Owner at The Bush HouseResponded 27 August 2016

    It was an absolute pleasure having you all with us and so much fun being able to celebrate the childrens birthday . We all get a huge amount of enjoyment when there are special occasions in camp. Your very kind feedback is hugely appreciated as...More

    Reviewed 25 August 2016

    The Bush House is a small, owner-run lodge in the north of Madikwe. It is an easy drive from Johannesburg on excellent roads despite the roadworks. The property is fenced to enable guests to jog or walk - something not possible in many unfenced lodges....More

    Thank anthea769
    Response from Sjoe, Owner at The Bush HouseResponded 27 August 2016

    Thank you very much for the kind feedback from your recent stay with us. Guests are torn between staying in camp or going on drive as the waterhole often rivals sightings in the reserve! We are so pleased you enjoyed your time in camp.

    Reviewed 23 August 2016

    I was very fortunate to win a two night stay at the Bush House! Sometimes prize winners can be brushed off, but from the minute my mom and I arrived we were fussed over, cared for and spoilt as much as every other guest. Our...More

    Thank tlg90
    Response from Sjoe, Owner at The Bush HouseResponded 24 August 2016

    We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We pride ourselves on our personsal touch so we really appreciate that you enjoyed our home away from home. Hope to see you soon.

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$538 - US$719 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • South Africa >
    • North-West Province >
    • Madikwe Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • The Bush House South Africa/Madikwe Game Reserve
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    heidibarker65
    22 February 2017|
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    Response from nanobot1 | Reviewed this property |
    We drove from Pretoria and it is a simple route with most on major highways. We had a compact car and was fine - no need for an SUV. If not going by your own car then check with Bush House about transfer from airport. You... More
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    31 October 2016|
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    Response from Sjoe | Property representative |
    Hi there. We have a total of six rooms at the lodge but normally take a maximum of ten guests so that it is small and intimate. However if one group takes out the lodge we take more than ten people on request.
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    "Try and get the Mushana Room as there is a nice view of the animals at the hide."
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    "Go for the king room overlooking the hide and the gardens."
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