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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is a beautiful place set in thick coastal forest. Incredibly peaceful and relaxing. It is a bit further from PE than ideal so if you need to drive into PE every day then it may not work. If you are happy just to pop in to Walmer Park shopping centre it is ideal. There is not a lot to...

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Thunzie lodge was absolutely fabulous,traquil,peaceful,and a great place to spend quality time with your partner,cant wait to go back,service was excellent and cant fault anything,thank u thunzie for making our stay memorable

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Despatch, South Africa
Reviewed 17 April 2016

were have never stayed in a place as nice as thunzi bush lodge. everyone was so friendly and helpfull. the place in total is so beatifull and feels like home away from home. were were treated as royals. everything was so neat and clean.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 17 April 2016

My friends and I really enjoyed the excellent service and amazing rooms. All of this in a perfect location representing port elizabeth green beautiful bush surroundings. On the edge of nature from the comfort of your room.

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Glendale Heights
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 3 years ago and was enchanted with the place. It was beautifully appointed, had sprigs of fresh flowers on the beds. This visit was very disappointing. We requested 2 beds and they ignored the request, wouldn't make it right either. I slept on the couch. The walls need painting, a bath towel reeked of someone else's body odor....

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Swakopmund, Namibia
Reviewed 3 April 2016

When you book the picnic they send you a menu that you choose from. When we get there at the reception we wait and they tell us to go down to the when we get there what a nice place there was the blankets and table and pillows on the grass. We try to catch fish. A few minutes later...

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 28 March 2016

What an amazing little get away for us. Even though we were there for one night only. I've recommended Thunzi countless times this past week. It super exceeded our expectations. The grounds was so well kept and our chalet was neat as a pin. The decor, furniture and finishes was stunning. As a decorator myself this was a pleasant surprise...

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

A beautiful spot..food generous helpings for the picnic. Each lodge is different one wedding guest had a small but perfect one. My parents had the best one I had a two bed one. All great, with aircon, which was a life saver getting ready for my big day

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Reviewed 13 March 2016

The staff were very helpful and the lake area extremely pretty but for a four star we expected a little more from our chalet. There are no restaurant/bar facilities at the lodge but the self catering facilities were very limited with a tiny bar fridge and a freezer barely big enough for a bag of ice. Also the overall cleanliness...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Well equipped kitchen area in a lovely lodge. Picnic that we ordered was lovely. Lodge clean and comfortable with a lovely terrace. Staff very freindly. Nice area with walks from the lodges. Would stay here again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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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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