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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 9 November 2015

This was my family's first time to Pilanesberg. We stayed for 4 nights with 1 kid and 2 adults. We arrived on a Thursday afternoon, in time for lunch. Much to our delight and excitement three beautiful elephants were right next to the dining area coming for a drink in the water hole. Also every morning a herd of elephants,...

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Megan H, Guest Relations Manager at Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Felicia T, Thank you sincerely for the time and effort taken to provide us with this lovely feedback. We are excited to receive this feedback that you had such a pleasant stay enjoying our great accommodation with good food and matching views from the restaurant terrace, with excellent service which we strive ourselves upon. Your nice comments with regards...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 7 November 2015

We had a 3 bedroom unit with a plunge pool that was very well furnished with everything including a barbeque and a gas barbeque. The kitchen was amply supplied with a large refrigerator. The unit had 1 full bathroom on suite and another bathroom with a shower. There was a large patio area that overlooked the Pilanesberg and we saw...

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Megan H, Guest Relations Manager at Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kayleighcdc, Thank you for taking the time and effort to provide us with this lovely feedback. We are excited to receive the feedback that you had a pleasant stay enjoying our spacious units with all the comfort it has to offer. Your nice comments with regards to the Kwa Maritane team, whom went out of their way to make...

Birmingham UK
Reviewed 4 November 2015

We stayed for 3 nights as a family with 3 kids from 8 years old upwards. We all enjoyed our stay hugely, the Lodge does exactly 'what it says on the tin'. The Game drives were very atmospheric and informative, the accommodation was extremely comfortable, the staff went out of their way to be helpful, the food was good and...

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Megan H, Guest Relations Manager at Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear RowneyBirminghamUK, Thank you sincerely for the time and effort taken to provide us with this lovely feedback. We are excited to receive this feedback that you had such a pleasant stay enjoying our great accommodation with good food and excellent service which we strive ourselves upon. Your nice comments with regards to the Kwa Maritane team, especially Emma &...

Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

I've been to the Pilanesberg many times but this was the first stay at Kwa , I was so impressed with accommodation. We had two units next to each other, each had its own plunge pool. The beds are super comfy. Will definately go back. The wil life is great but choose the right time to go , don't go...

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Megan H, Guest Relations Manager at Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear BindyBoo1, Thank you for taking the time and effort to provide us with this lovely feedback. We are excited to receive the feedback that you had a pleasant stay enjoying our spacious units with all the comfort it has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Thank you once again for the lovely feedback – It...

Springs, South Africa
Reviewed 27 October 2015

out accommodation was comfortable well furnished with great airconditioning great game drives with plenty of good game for viewing. the facilities were great with lovely swimming pools and restaurant.

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Megan H, Guest Relations Manager at Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Good Day Paulsin57, Thank you for the perfect feedback - It is much appreciated! We are excited to receive this feedback that you had such a pleasant stay enjoying our great accommodation with good food and excellent lodge facilities. Once again, thank you for the feedback it is much obliged. Kind Regards, Megan Heydenrych Guest Relations Manager

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Great first impression with lovely reception and cool drink on arrival. Everything was explained in detail including where the bar and Spa were ...the only thing they forgot to mention was that there was no water whatsoever in the rooms! We were left to discover that in the room when we read the piece of paper handed to us with...

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Megan H, Guest Relations Manager at Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Bob389, Thank you for your feedback. Thank you for your comments pertaining to the water shortage we experienced during your stay, by means of explanation and not an excuse this is the facts as they presented. - Kwa Maritane was advised that Magalies Water would be shut down from 06h00-18h00 on the Wednesday (07/10/15), so our reservoirs were filled...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Driving up the road on entry came across a herd of Zebra - nice welcome!! Rooms good sized (not that you are in the much) and all hotel amenities. Did 3 (2 am and 1 pm)game drives and saw pretty much everything except a water buffalo (further north) - knowledgeable guides, passionate about the park and what they do and...

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Megan H, Guest Relations Manager at Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Debbie E, Thank you for taking the time and effort to provide us with this lovely feedback - It is much appreciated! We are excited to receive the feedback that you had a pleasant stay enjoying accommodation and the provided room amenities. It is even more pleasing to hear that our knowledgeable guides were able to excite you about...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Kwa was a nice hotel with good good and great service, but the property can do with some upgrade on the facilities ie, updated pool area, updated children playground. The room were generously sized. Special mention to Francois the game ranget, he was knowledgeable, friendly and tried to make the safari as entertaining as possible.

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Megan H, Guest Relations Manager at Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Good Day Wramsw, Thank you for the feedback - It is much appreciated! We are excited to receive this feedback that you had such a pleasant stay enjoying our great accommodation with good food and excellent service which we strive ourselves upon. Your nice comments with regards to the great game drive is much appreciated and I will definitely be...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 17 October 2015

The executive rooms we chose had amenities desired. The balcony led to great vistas and the game drives were great although afternoon games drives depart rather too early at 16H00. The kids enjoyed the hide with its underground tunnel where they could observe animals coming to the drinking hole. Breakfasts surrounded by zebras grazing is unforgettable. Only downside was that...

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Good Day Jacuzoluzo, Thank you sincerely for the time and effort taken to provide us with this lovely feedback. We are excited to receive this feedback that you had such a pleasant stay enjoying our great accommodation with good food and matching views from the restaurant terrace. Your nice comments with regards to the great game drive is much appreciated...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This lodge is simply amazing! We had a short 2 day stay but enjoyed 3 game drives, and hung out in the bar, restaurant and pool the rest of the time. The guides were very informative and really excited about the drives, it was quite an experience filled with lots of knowledge and so many amazing sightings! The room was...

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Good morning Rdohms, Thank you for the valuable feedback provided. It is a pleasure to learn that you had such an unforgettable stay with us and that our knowledgeable guides were able to excite you about the African fields and wildlife through the amazing sightings. Once again, thank you for the wonderful feedback. We hope to welcome you back to...

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled beneath “the Rock”, from whence Kwa Maritane gets its name, this luxurious four star hotel offers excellent service, mouth-watering cuisine and spacious en-suite accommodation that exude elegance in true African style.Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge is located in malaria free Pilanesberg National Park, an easy 2 hour’s drive from Johannesburg and a mere 10 minutes from Sun City. This is the perfect setting for a relaxing family weekend away or for a corporate conference.Kwa Maritane Spa Rejuvenate your mind, body and soul in our magnificent Spa. Indulge yourself with treatments such as Thabayadiotso, our signature treatment, or be pampered with a pedicure while watching the game feeding on the plains in front of the Spa. Whether it is a full body massages, in which the masseur uses Mountain Aloe oil, or a soothing, deep cleansing facial using warm volcanic milk, the professional therapists will simply spoil you.There are four treatment rooms, including one suite suitable for couples looking to share the experience. There is also a manicure and pedicure lounge, a rasul chamber, relaxation area and hydro pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge

Address: Pilanesberg National Park 0316, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Pilanesberg National Park
Price Range: $416 - $614 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 90
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Kwa Maritane Bush Hotel Rustenburg
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“Best buffets, close elephant encounters, amazing underground hide, free wifi, live 24hr streaming of the watering hole, great value”
  • View from the underground hide (Photo by Drive South Africa, #TrekSouthAfrica)
  • View from the restaurant (Photo by Drive South Africa, #TrekSouthAfrica)
 of 5 bubbles DevonKrantz, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one not too far from the restaurant and reception.”
 of 5 bubbles johnwQ2710ZY, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A room with the view of water hole”
 of 5 bubbles tehranmona, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“some rooms overlook the water hole, better chance to see animals from your room”
 of 5 bubbles L6854FRthomass, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose a time share unit for the best views over the reserve”
 of 5 bubbles ajk807, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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