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The Bush House

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All reviewswater holewatering holegame drivesworld travelgreater krugerfresh muffinthese majestic animalseye viewan amazing place to stayduring our three day staythe reservefantastic stayhome away from homespent many hoursamazing waterromantic mealwonderful wildlife
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

On our second trip to Africa, my fiancé and I decided to go back to Bush House, where he proposed to me two years ago, to get married. As before Sjoe (pronounced Sue) and Gordon, along with their outstanding staff, made the experience magical. In...More

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Response from Sjoe, Owner at The Bush HouseResponded 31 December 2016

It was such an honour to be chosen as your special place - not only the engagement but the wedding day too. We love being part of guests' celebrations and milestone events. We thoroughly enjoy having you stay with us and were delighted to add...More

Reviewed 6 December 2016

We had a lovely stay at this beatifull lodge. Felt very much at home .. Everybody was kind and did their upperdeck best to make everything nice and clean for us. The meals were delicious! Our ranger made sure that we saw all the animals...More

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Response from Sjoe, Owner at The Bush HouseResponded 7 December 2016

Thank you for your feedback on your stay. It was our pleasure to have you in our home in the bush.

Reviewed 1 December 2016

Wonderful safari with a good driver and good service. The food was excellent. The best was when all elephants came to the water hole in the evening It was fantastic We saw most of the animals but not the lepard.

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Response from Sjoe, Owner at The Bush HouseResponded 2 December 2016

Thank you for your feedback . It really is an amazing sight when the elephants come visiting at the waterhole .

Reviewed 28 November 2016

My wife and I recently enjoyed a 4 night stay at the Bush House in Madikwe in early November. We caught the safari bug on our 1st trip to South Africa on honeymoon in the Timbavati over a decade ago. It has since become a...More

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Response from Sjoe, Owner at The Bush HouseResponded 30 November 2016

Gordon and I are so sorry that we did not get to meet you personally during your stay.The team thoroughly enjoyed having you in camp.Thank you for your detailed and most thorough feedback on your stay with The Bush House. We pride ourselves on keeping...More

Reviewed 24 November 2016

I went to Madikwe, this year in September, with my best friend of 46 years. We have traveled together many times and we design and arrange our own itineraries. I found Madikwe on the web, along with The Bush House. Several things in the reviews...More

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Response from Sjoe, Owner at The Bush HouseResponded 25 November 2016

South Africa and particularly Madikwe have a way of getting into your soul. Views from the hide just cement that incredible bush feeling. Thank you for spending time with us and for your kind feedback. Here's to seeing you again soon!

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Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Airport Transportation
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US$633 - US$760 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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US$633 - US$760 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Response from nanobot1 | Reviewed this property |
We drove from Pretoria and it is a simple route with most on major highways. We had a compact car and was fine - no need for an SUV. If not going by your own car then check with Bush House about transfer from airport. You... More
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Ned M
31 October 2016|
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Hi there. We have a total of six rooms at the lodge but normally take a maximum of ten guests so that it is small and intimate. However if one group takes out the lodge we take more than ten people on request.
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"Try and get the Mushana Room as there is a nice view of the animals at the hide."
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"Go for the king room overlooking the hide and the gardens."
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