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Bushman Sands Golf Lodge

Main Street | PO Box 39, Alicedale 6135, South Africa (Formerly Bushman Sands Hotel)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Port Alfred, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We completely enjoyed our family holiday and comfy stay at Bushman Sands Golf Lodge. Staff friendly and accommodating with requests, food good. Golf course well kept greens and view awesome. Will definitely come again

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South Africa
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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived tired and dusty after a day of dirty roads on our bikes. Sad and tired looking Alicedale which is a pity as I thought this was supposed to be an upliftment project but not much "uplifting" seems to have been done to the surrounds. We were assisted to our room by a very helpful security guard/porter who said... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our two week trip, we stayed overnight at 9 different places. This was probably our least favorite. We arrived in the afternoon and the parking security guard gave us our key and walked us to the room (the reception was re-opened for us later on when we called them--to pay). The room was amazing for the price---very spacious, more... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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57 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The property looks like it needs a major refurb. Our corner ground floor room was very spacious but the furniture is very tired and the tiny tv in a massive wooden cabinet is a little ridiculous. The bathroom is gigantic with a massive shower room which looks like you could fit 10 people inside. The view from our patio onto... More 

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Eastern Cape
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The rooms are beautifully spacious and tastefully furnished. The food was good and all the staff were very friendly. We only spent one day and one night so not too much to report back on but overall it is a lovely place to unwind and relax

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Let me first state that this lodge is solely responsible for putting the Town Alicedale on the map, we got there by train and its the most scenic and beautiful way to get there.the ambiance, rooms, facilities and of special mention the spa/sauna's are must haves.We were there with friends in Dec 2011 for Christmas and the restaurant had excellent... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

We stayed at Bushman sands for a weekend recently and i am not a Golfer but boy did we have a blast at our yeard end function at Bushman sands. The room could have been more updated and the tv a bit bigger seeing that we stayed in a Junior suite. The staff was freindly and always willing to help... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2011

On the morning we were due to arrive for a 2-night golfing break at this hotel we received a phone call to inform us that there were only 7 out of 18 golf holes open. This was due to floods that had washed the bridges away over the Bushmans River. OK, no one can do anything about severe weather...however, this... More 

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Kapellen, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011

It was by accident that we stayed at Bushman Sands the first time in 2008, but since then we came back every year. The road to Alicedale, a dirt road in 2008, has been improved and is now, from Port Elisabeth, completely tarred (mind you, not from Grahamstown). A nice, be it not too well kept, Gary Players golf course... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011

Everything about this hotel is not worth the 4 star rating.The carpets in the reception and dining area are dirty, the staff are poorly trained and dress so casually , the spa is mediocre and there is no option but to eat the recycled food as there is nowhere else to grab a bite. Don't be fooled by the website... More 

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