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Thornybush Waterside Game Lodge.... were do I start. My wife and visited in April 2018 this year, never having been on a safari before we were bowled over by the welcome we received. The staff, the food, the accommodation, the atmosphere, it was beyond reproach....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I have been fortunate to visit many game lodges in South Aftica over nearly 20 years, almost all of them special in their own right. Thornybush simply standards heads and shoulders apart form the rest. The Thornybush Lodge itself is situated against...More

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Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hi there martinlN5933XE, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this detailed review or Thornybush Lodge. We absolutely love hearing from our guests, especially those that keep returning, year after year. Looking forward to having you back again with us soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Beyond any expectation from our arrival to departure. The staff goes out of their way to make your stay the best it can be. We stayed in #8 with a great view of the watering hole. Our room was very comfortable and the our door...More

Thank FBW_MN
Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hi FBW_MN, thank-you so much for leaving this review for Thornybush Lodge, we really appreciate it!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we entered this beautiful game lodge, we knew this safari would be a very special one. The lodge is located on a private reserve where animals roam freely between the reserve and the adjacent national forest. Because it is a private reserve,...More

Thank Cheryl K
Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hi there Cheryl K, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this detailed review of your stay at Thornybush Lodge, we really appreciate it. We also really love hearing guests explain their stay with us as an 'experience of a lifetime', it means...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a stunning lodge. Great staff, fantastic food, idyllic location. Elvis looked after us extremely well at meal times as did Pride. The two Kirstys couldn’t do enough to help. It was our first safari experience and we were blown away. We had not appreciated...More

1  Thank gawilson2016
Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hi there gawilson2016, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review for Thornybush Lodge! I'm so thrilled that you had a great time here with us, although I'm troubled at the thought of money having gone missing. I'm going to escalate this...More

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Free Parking
Pool
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Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
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US$1,234 - US$1,639 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$1,234 - US$1,639 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Eugene Z
13 January 2018|
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Response from Candice W | Property representative |
Best would be to email the lodge, they will definitely be able to help orgainse the transfer and will inform you of the costs.
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Bari52718
16 December 2017|
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Response from marymc507 | Reviewed this property |
Everything was included except tips and alcohol
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Georgi L
14 August 2017|
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Response from marymc507 | Reviewed this property |
We had WiFi in our room
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"all rooms are good."
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"Thornybush Game Lodge has 20 lodges, of which 2 cater to families - the others have beds for couples (or..."
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"All the rooms were great!"
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"Any room here is a good room. It is simply heaven on earth."
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