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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved our stay for a number of reasons: - We had to change dates, no issue and no fees. - We asked if we could check in really last, no issue. - The pool, views and the house we stayed in, out of this world. - The house was stocked and even had coffee and milk. So good....

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Stretham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Thunzi Bush Lodge is an excellent venue for those who want to immerse themselves in a rural location but still have access to towns / shops etc. A woodland retreat with the beach / sea just down the road allows those enjoying this location the best of both worlds. Walking, exploring, birdwatching are all catered for in the immediate vicinity....

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for our anniversary weekend and had a fantastic time. Really well appointed self catering cabin with everything you need. They have thought of everything to make your stay comfortable and luxurious. Wonderful pool area and nice walks down to the dams and forest area. Well thought out braai area at unit as well. Definitely recommended! Only 20km from...

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Thank Marcel F
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We spent the weekend at Thunzi as a family. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay - staff were very friendly, the environment is beautiful and the kids enjoyed the beach, pool area and cycling. Highly recommend it. Excellent location with shops just a short drive from the lodge.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This lodge is absolutely beautiful, don't get me wrong. We went there for their famous picnic and I was not happy with a few things. Maybe I expected more from looking at all the images on Google. Firstly when we got there, our picnic blanket was covered in ticks, many ticks, which was off putting. We had to first remove...

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Thank Jessica W
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Stayed over for one night, Lovey location with nature at your feet. Thunzi has a quiet and relaxing atmosphere. Just outside of PE and extremely close for a quick break away from the everyday rush that we all face!

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We spent a weekend at Thunzi before having to return to the slog! It coincided with a family birthday so we were more than one generation present. The accommodation consisted of a 3 bedroom chalet. It was very neat and catered for most needs....the aircon in the lounge and main bedroom was very welcome. There were some maintenance issues though...

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We had the pleasure of staying at Thunzi Bush Lodge - Nguni chalet. A minor misunderstanding with a booking was prompty and very professionally resolved. The peace and quiet was awesome. Luxury at its best. Wish we could have stayed longer. Thank you to Willem and the Thunzi Team.

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Mafikeng, South Africa
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The chalet was exceptionally clean and it is such a peaceful area, I would love to visit again. Anyone looking for accommodation that side I recommend Thunzi Bush Lodge. Thank you William Wait for your friendliness.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Thunzi Bush Lodge was recommended to us by family from the area. The units are well equipped, the tranquil setting is nourishment for the soul and the staff is friendly and accommodating. We will certainly be back again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thunzi in isiXhosa means "in the shade," describing a typical lazy afternoon in the forest valley. This tranquil sanctuary of coastal forest can be found 20 minutes West of Port Elizabeth and is nestled at the base of a 44 hectare private valley overlooking a pristine and lush river wetland. Luxury 4* Self-catering Chalets are fully equipped and have their own private boma's nestled under a milkwood/acacia tree in the indigenous forest where family and friends can gather and enjoy a few drinks and braai (barbeque). Added extras for your convenience include various DSTV select, dressing gowns, air-conditioning, tea/coffee amenities, mini chocolates, heating, hair dryer, daily housekeeping service and laundry facilities. There is a free Wi-Fi hotspot at the reception area and cellphone reception throughout the estate. Guests can enjoy bird watching, bass fishing, forest walks, spa treatments as well as beach walks and sand boarding at the Maitland Beach only 3km from Thunzi. Gourmet picnics are on offer Tuesdays to Sundays and you don't have to be an overnight guest to enjoy this - day visitors more than are welcome! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunzi Bush Lodge

Address: Maitland Road | Maitland, Port Elizabeth 6018, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
Price Range: $111 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Thunzi Bush Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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