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    Bakubung Bush Lodge

    Kubu Street | Bakubung Gate, Pilanesberg National Park 0316, South Africa
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    1 - 5 of 688 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    First of all, the two 'stars' in this review were earned by the game drive guides and the laundry lady who saved the day at the moment of our departure. Every other part of my stay was horrible. Let me explain... We arrived a little...More

    1  Thank whkento
    Response from Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded yesterday

    Dear whkento, Thank you for taking the time to write such an extensive review on your recent stay with us. I would like to extend my sincere apologies for the experience you had with us and can assure you that this is by no means...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Bakubung Lodge is on the edge of the beautiful Pilanesberg, and from the reception to the rooms to the magnificent buffet, one finds just perfection. It has a great view into the Park from the dining room and patio. We were there on a Sunday,...More

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

    Dear Mhimbi, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We truly appreciate all feedback received from our guests. I am delighted to see that you enjoyed the beautiful scenic views from our terrace and that you enjoyed our...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Love the lodge, the cocktail bar, the staff Amazing views Unit 424 a little cold and not much of a view But all other units we have stayed in are great Loved the ellie view on Thursday afternoon in hippo loopMore

    Thank 750katherinec
    Response from Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded 3 days ago

    Dear 750katherinec, Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience with us on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to see that you were able to have such a fantastic stay with us and that you were able to enjoy our wonderful views of...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    My wife and I had a really nice stay at Bakubung. The food was amazing with a great view. I recommend the rib eye steal. Wow! Also nice and peaceful. The spa was also really good. The 2 bedroom apartment was clean and nice to...More

    Thank SeanBrady13
    Response from Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dear SeanBrady13, Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience with us on TripAdvisor. I am pleased to see that you had such a peaceful stay with us in the tranquillity of the bush and that you were able to enjoy our...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I've visited Bakubung several times throughout my life from the age of 12. Happy to say I'll be taking my wife for her third visit and my 6th-7th visit in September. Absolutely love the place. Love the staff. The game drives are awesome and a...More

    1  Thank Gregg B
    Response from Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Gregg B, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. It is such a pleasure to receive such amazing feedback from a regular guest of ours. I am delighted to see that our staff are able to further enhance all...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
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    • US$293 - US$625 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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    • North-West Province >
    • Pilanesberg National Park
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    amcgougan06
    15 August 2017|
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    Response from greatwhite_75 |
    I emailed the hotel directly and gave them my booking no. I also used expedia!
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    pixer80
    14 June 2017|
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    Response from Ray S | Reviewed this property |
    The lodge has an airport shuttle. Email the lodge to ask if game drives are included in the booking rate- I paid extra for my game drives but was worth it.
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    pixer80
    14 June 2017|
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    Response from Monicade1 | Property representative |
    Hi pixer80, Thank you for choosing Bakubung. We are able to arrange a transfer from Johannesburg to Bakubung at a fee of R2300 for 2 guests. This would be booked with an external transportation company we make use of. I... More
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    "If you must stay here, don't stay in the executive suites. Otherwise go to a different hotel."
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    "Ground floor rooms have larger terraces than the upstairs balcony rooms"
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    "The rooms are facing the lake, and you can see all kinds of animals coming to drink."
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