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Bushbuck River House

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All reviewsgreat hostsother gueststour of the propertybuffalo herdday trippatio watchingvictoria fallsran like clockworklivingstone islandinteresting conversationchobe national parkstayed here for three nightsrooms were clean and comfortablean amazing placelocal marketsouthern africavisiting livingstone
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

My husband and I brought a group of 17 to stay at Bushbuck for 4 nights and it fit our needs perfectly! We were mostly naturalists, interested in seeing as many animals and birds as possible (Rhino Walk, Zambezi river float, River Dinner Cruise, and...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful place! Right on the river. Rooms are very nice, large bathrooms, great showers! Pool, tree house overlook. Lots of great birds!! Staff is very helpful and knowledgeable! Did the rhino walk, elephant walk. Went into Victoria falls and floated the river to...More

Thank barb s
Reviewed 19 May 2017

BRH is very much an upmarket B&B home-stayish experience rather than a tourist lodge or hotel. Rooms, and management style are a tad quirky, but overall we had a good experience. Don't expect a modern bedroom or bathroom; or decent wifi. While the place is...More

Thank Michael424
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Shower tray full of insects on arrival, 6 wall spiders in our bedroom, when asked to remove, we were told 'spiders stay'. Told we could not eat inside at night, pre-paid evening meal was denied, due to visit to Victoria falls! Interrupted by the manager...More

Thank Alyson-Jayne F
Response from Oriel S, Owner at Bushbuck River HouseResponded 21 May 2017

Being aware that I am answering a second bad review from the same reservation I don't want to repeat the same comments, but I do feel it necessary to give a balanced view of our meals because we have a very good reputation for our...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

The room we stayed in was not clean, there were big spiders everywhere, when I asked the owner could he remove them he said no that they eat the mosquitoes! I'm terrified of spiders so didn't sleep very well, the shower tray was full of...More

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Response from Oriel S, Owner at Bushbuck River HouseResponded 20 May 2017

It can be very difficult for guests to adjust to Africa when it is their first experience and they have a fear of spiders and any other insects. Coming to stay at the end of the rainy season all guests are sure to encounter them....More

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US$207 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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linda b
3 June 2016|
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Response from Oriel S | Property representative |
Dear Linda, Thanks for your questions. Yes The Falls will be in good flow in April. This year the elephants returned to Bushbuck in early May but we can not predict from year to year as it depends on the rains. If they were... More
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caymanroses
27 February 2016|
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We do have wi-fi Bushbuck but please understand that Zambian wi-fi is not the same standard as you might find in other countries. The signal strength varies throughout the day, so sometimes there is signal in some rooms, but... More
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Oriel S
31 March 2015|
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We have plenty of space for parking
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"Talk to them (email). I learned / planned so much from my emails with Oriel months before we arrived"
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"Our preference was to stay in the lodge and not the main building. The walk to the main building was less..."
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"Rooms in the cottage have no wifi and offer shared bathrooms, but those in the house have private baths and..."
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"Wifi available in main building. Wonderful views from our room."
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