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Sunbird Lodge

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
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Hopkins, Belize
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Six of us stayed last month, and were well treated. Rooms comfortable and excellent freshly cooked breakfast. Sam and Dave even kindly provided freezer space for our safari food. Great place to stay before heading into Kruger.

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Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird Lodge, responded to this review

Really pleased you enjoyed your overnight stop with us. Hope you had fun in the Kruger! Best wishes Samantha & Dave

delhi
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Stopped for one night at Sam and Daves lodge on our way into Kruger Park. There were 6 of us and each one of us throughly enjoyed the lodge. Sam and Dave were extremely friendly and very accommodating. We had frozen foods and cold foods which needed a refrigerator/ freezer as we were going into upper Kruger for 6 days....

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Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope you all had fun in the Kruger!

Johannesburg
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The Sunbird Lodge justifiably has regularly returning guests. My wife and I spent a night here on the way through to the Kruger National Park. I booked through Trip Advisor, having read the reviews of the lodge. It was a good decision. The room and bathroom were very clean. I am a fan of crisp white bed linen and I...

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Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much Chris. Really pleased you both enjoyed your stay with us. Look forward to seeing you next time....

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I spent just one night here before going into the Kruger Park (2 minutes away). Nice lodge, with beautiful garden and pool. They also offer a private parking, very close to the rooms. The owner is very kind. Strongly suggested if you are going to the Kruger Park.

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Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us....

George, South Africa
Reviewed 18 September 2016

What a beautiful stopover between northern Kruger and Timbavati. We truly enjoyed our stay. The owner made us feel at home and very informative about the area. The rooms are spacious and private with a beautiful private "stoep". Little gem in Phalaborwa..

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Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Chantelle, your comments are much appreciated! Best wishes Dave & samantha

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We stayed at Sunbird over night on our way to Kruger. Set in in immaculate large, very well maintained garden the accommodation was spacious and very comfortable. Nothing was too much trouble for Dave who really made us feel at home. We will certainly return. A big thumbs up! Bob, Yvonne and Carol

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Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird Lodge, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you guys stay with us and really glad you enjoyed it. Hope you had fun in the Kruger! Best wishes Dave & Samantha

Waalwijk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Sunbird lodge is set in a large garden with mature trees which attract a lot of birds. The rooms are spacious, clean and complete with a little patio in front of the room, no frills. The area is very safe and well maintained. The owner, a jolly englishman, is also very friendly and helpfull. Phalaborwa itself has a nice little...

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Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird Lodge, responded to this review

Really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, thank you for your review. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday!

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

A very friendly manager (Dave) makes you feel right at home. Comfortable clean rooms set in a large tranquil garden. Secure parking, WiFi, decent breakfast, easy to access the park and a pool make it an ideal overnight stop. Would stay there again.

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Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your very kind review Jono, its much appreciated. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you the next time you are heading this way.

Starnberg
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We stayed for four nights in the Sunbird Lodge and we truly enjoyed our time there. The hosts, Dave and Sam, were very friendly and helped us wherever possible. Dave is a lovely host, very interested in your daily plans and not short of help. He gave us good tips for our safari drives to the Kruger Park. As we...

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Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review Stefan, its really appreciated by us. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay here with us and are glad that a few of our tips came in useful! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday in SA. Until next time! Best wishes Dave & Samantha

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful hosts, rooms well maintained and comfortable. The rooms are always clean, and serviced daily. The hosts go out of their way to make tour stay as comfortable as possible and assist you in any way they can. Great service and all round friendly staff. And the banana bread served at breakfast is delicious.

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Really glad you enjoyed your stay with us, we look forward to seeing you again next time...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in 2.5 Acres of tropical gardens, Sunbird Lodge is the perfect place to relax and let your stress melt away. Laze by the swimming pool, sit under one of our Lapa's with a drink from the bar or take in the gardens at night looking at the stars, you can do as much or as little as you want.We are a family run business with the emphasis firmly on good quality and friendly service. As a member of Birdlife South Africa, bird lovers will be in their element, with a wide variety of different bird species in the gardens.We are less than 3km from both the Phalaborwa Gate for the Kruger National Park and the renowned Hans Merensky Golf Estate. The Central Business District of Phalaborwa is less than 2km away making us the perfect choice for the business or leisure traveller. We are less than 5 minutes drive from Phalaborwa airport and car hire can also be arranged. Choose from one of 5 spacious double/twin rooms in the main house all with their own private access from the gardens. We have 2 delightful twin bedded rooms next to the swimming pool and 3 rooms situated together in the garden. Each room has its own bathroom with either shower and bath or just shower plus air conditioning, fridges, ceiling fans, TV's, tea & coffee making facilities and private patios. All rooms are non-smoking, but smoking is allowed on the patios outside the rooms A full English cooked breakfast along with juices, cereals, fruit and yoghurts is available daily in our dining rooms and packed lunches and dinners are also available (these must be pre arranged). We can also provide a take away breakfast for those of you leaving us early in the morning.Dinner is a delicious home cooked set menu, is available Monday-Friday and must be pre booked. There are also several good eating places we can recommend all within 5 minutes drive of us. Facilities at the lodge include a unique African bar with DSTV, a good size swimming pool, lapa's, a large braai (barbecue) area, secure car parking, a safe to store your valuables, laundry services and fax and internet facilities ( FREE WIFI connection available throughout the Lodge). There are plenty of activities to keep you occupied, both close by and within 90 minutes drive and we are the perfect base to explore this wonderful region of Limpopo. These activities include the Kruger National Park, cruising down the Olifants River, golf at the challenging Hans Merensky course, day trips to Gods Window, 3 Rondavels, Graskop and Pilgrims Rest, walking with lions, elephant back safari's, micro light or balloon flights over the game reserves and many many more. We can help you with reservations and advise on any of the activities available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunbird Lodge

Address: 21 Aalwyn Street, Phalaborwa 1389, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Phalaborwa
Price Range: €70 - €81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunbird Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Our room looked on to the garden away from the pool so quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 859iainh, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed next to the swimming pool which was ideal”
 of 5 bubbles _ymlatimer, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“the braai area is amazing”
 of 5 bubbles fankomo86, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are nice, clean swimming pool, beautiful Lapa and braai Area, large beautiful garden, many bird species”
 of 5 bubbles tourafricansky, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Seemed to me all ròoms are equally well situated, with splendid view of garden.”
 of 5 bubbles cowleyManor, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
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