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    Ama Amanzi Bush Lodge

    PO Box 1204, Vaalwater 0530, South Africa
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    • Very good18%
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    “honesty bar” (3 reviews)
    “safari tent” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 28 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Good value if you are looking for that private rustic bush experience. The private lodges offer superb accommodations set in thick bush. Can be improved by providing better showers and water pressure.

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    Thank 365bartleyj
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Ama Amanzi, taken care of by the wonderful Astrid and Gerhardt. The chalet was stylish and comfortable. Our stay was of excellent value with the great outdoor breakfast and nice dinner both prepared by our lovely hosts.

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    Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

    My husband and I spent three nights at Ama Amanzi and enjoyed the pure nature and bush experience. The accommodation is deep in the forest that provides the closest encounter with Africa bush/forest. The singing of the birds, the smell of the bush, the winding...More

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    Response from AmaAmanzi, Owner at Ama Amanzi Bush LodgeResponded 18 May 2017

    Hi, Thank you so much for your review. We are blushing due to all the compliments. It was a privilege to have you at Ama Amanzi Bush Lodge. We are looking forward to see you again. Warm regards from the bush, Issabella Kerklaan owner &...More

    Reviewed 26 April 2017

    We really enjoyed staying at Ama Amanzi. It is a great place to experience Afríca as the accommodation is very small and private and personal in the middle of the bush. The children felt like it was their place. Breakfast was brought to our lodge...More

    Thank Esther K
    Response from AmaAmanzi, Owner at Ama Amanzi Bush LodgeResponded 27 April 2017

    Hi Esther, Thank you so much for your review! It will help other guests make the right decision and it is a huge reward for us too. We would really like to welcome you and the kids again, you guys were great and we had...More

    Reviewed 26 March 2017

    camping in style in a safari tent, a nice swingingpool and restarea just for a handfull gest available. I had a wonderfull time in ama amanzi at my one, walking and taking photos from the butterflies and catterpilars. very good managment, I am glad that...More

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    Response from AmaAmanzi, Owner at Ama Amanzi Bush LodgeResponded 19 May 2017

    Hi, Thank you for your review. It has been a pleasure for us to host you! It is a huge compliment that you felt spoilt as a queen. We would love to spoil you again someday. warm regards from the bush, Issabella Kerklaan director/owner Ama...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$106 - US$148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • South Africa >
    • Limpopo Province >
    • Waterberg >
    • Vaalwater
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    Traveller (46)
    Room & Suite (15)
    Dining (11)
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    "There are only 2 lodges available both are nice"
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    "There is not much choice: There are the Cheetah and Leopard lodges, a bush tent with separate shower and a..."
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    "We slept in the Cheetah lodge, which had wifi in the room, as does the Civit tent. The leopard lodge..."
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