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Reviewed today via mobile

The place was nice and quiet. The service was also nice. The room was big and beautiful. I love the service about safari there. The only thing that I don't like was food. Breakfast and lunch and dinner almost the same foods.

Thank DrBooska H
Reviewed today via mobile

What a beautiful place with so much to do in the the surrounding area. If you’re a shutter bug, then this is definitely the place for you. We stayed in a chalet near the fence between Bakubung and Pilansberg National Park and saw wildebeest, zebra,...More

Thank Caitlin D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Bakubung Lodge is in a great location, inside Pilanesburg Park. They offer Game Rides in open trucks twice daily, during which we got to see 4 out of the Big 5 every time. The rooms are beautiful, clean and comfortable, the food is excellent...More

1  Thank FerKijel
Response from Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded 2 days ago

Dear FerKijel, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor. We truly value all feedback received from our esteemed guests. I am delighted to see that you were able to have such a wonderful time with us in...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There is something about escaping to the wild that calms and restores like no other holiday could ever do. Might be related to connecting with our primitive past or going back to our ancestoural roots. I can only testify that nothing relaxes and restores our...More

Thank U7746KJdavidp
Response from Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded 3 days ago

Dear U7746KJdavidp, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor. We truly appreciate all feedback received from our esteemed guests. I am delighted to see that you were able to have such a wonderful time with us in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bakubung is a perfect place for a family holiday. The rooms are perfect for a family of four and the staff are friendly, helpful and make your stay very pleasant. Absolutely loved our time there. Rodney made an effort to get to know us and...More

Thank Tracy M
Response from Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Tracy M, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor. We truly value all feedback received from our esteemed guests. I am delighted to see that you were able to enjoy all the aspects of your stay...More

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A mere two-hour drive from the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg and ten minutes from Sun City, lies a place of breathtaking beauty and serenity. A place called Bakubung Bush Lodge. Concealed in the rich ...More expanses of the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park, Bakubung, or "People of the Hippo", offers guests everything they need to get in touch with the bush. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Pool
Free Parking
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (834)
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4 July 2018|
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Response from Skuweriny | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you book up front, the food is excellent and every time we ate there it was fairly packed. Unknown if you can access form outside, we stayed in the camp.
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Jamaicadreamingxoxo
8 June 2018|
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Response from itguyjhb | Reviewed this property |
UberX will cost you in the region of R1800 - R2000
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"301 was lovely, but being upstairs might have afforded better views."
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"526 rooms facing north beatiiful sun"
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"Self cater timeshare units almost all view game reserve area unobstructed."
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"Maybe avoid the hotel for self catered time share rooms"
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