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Bushwillow Collection

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P.O Box 525 | Kuleni Game Park, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa (Formerly Bushwillow Lodge)
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Delmas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Will definitely be going back for another visit! Food was awesome!!!! The service was great we had a great time there and would recommend it to anybody who wants to go there even if its just for a weekend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Watching the moon sail through clouds over the dense Zululand bush while absorbing the sounds of the balmy night. Or slipping into your own private pool before retiring to the sumptuous Green Monkey Orange lodge for a rest beneath the gentle waft of fans beating a gentle rhythm in the thick night air. Dawn's wakeup call is a chorus of... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Jana help us when we have Questions perfektly. The only Problem was, that there is no air conditioning and no moscitonet, so we can't open the windows in the nights, so it was very, very hot. The facility is very nice, but no African Style. The bushes around the lodge are not realy nice. You have no view. But all... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stayed in the Red Ivory self-catering chalet for 5 nights in February 2015. It was perfect and we could have stayed for ever! We know South Africa very well and have stayed in many different locations/styles of accommodation. We prefer peace and quiet and privacy with it so usually take a self-catering option when we can. This one was... More 

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Bushwillow_Lodge, Jana_Guest Hostess at Bushwillow Collection, responded to this review

Dear Sarah Thank you so much for the review and beautiful description of Red Ivory and the surroundings. Liz informed me that in an email that you sent to her that you mentioned that you only connected the dots on the last day! Yes, Ryan and I have been married since October 2014. It’s a pity you missed out on... More 

Brunico, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We had 6 wonderfull days at Bushwillow Collection. The Tambotie, where we stayed was beautifull, every day game could be seen from the bed. The atmosphere was pefect, created from the owners Liz and Julian and their very nice team. Exorbitant food cooked by Jabu and Nonhlanhla! We did some tours with Ryan, which were wonderfull, he has a very... More 

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Bushwillow_Lodge, Jana_Guest Hostess at Bushwillow Collection, responded to this review

Dear Dirk, Thanks for the review! Liz, the owner of Bushwillow, has informed me that you have already booked your next visit so we are indeed looking forward to having you and Justus back! Ryan’s tooth is fixed and better again, thanks to you as a qualified dentist. we did not try any home remedies! Please contact me once you... More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Thank you for a fantastic holiday - beautiful chalet in picturesque surroundings. We were so impressed by the luxury of the unit and the tranquility of the reserve. Ranger Ryan was very informative and pleasant during our bush walk. Lovely trip overall.

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Bushwillow_Lodge, Jana_Guest Hostess at Bushwillow Collection, responded to this review

Dear Manisharani & Family It’s our absolute pleasure to make your weekend special… afterall it Valentine’s weekend. I am sure you must have loved the beautiful chalets after thinking the car park was your accommodation! You were out visiting various parks most of the time so hopefully next time you visit us you can relax next to the pool and... More 

Livermore, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Beautiful lodge in a wonderful setting. The owners and staff made us feel so welcome. The morning bush walks and nighttime spider excursion were fascinating and full of interesting facts - learned so much! Loved the breakfast giraffe visits and walks back to the boutique cottage complete with warthog encounters! Great experience for a California gal! Thanks again!! Caroline, February... More 

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Bushwillow_Lodge, Jana_Guest Hostess at Bushwillow Collection, responded to this review

Dear Caroline Having guests that are so easy going makes my job easy! The Yellowwood chalet is indeed beautiful and I could see you loved it. (Anyone reading this review, plese don’t confuse our BOUTIQUE chalets with our COTTAGE that is quite different in its style!). I am happy that you convinced Charlotte to go on the spider walk as... More 

Rhenen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We had a beautiful lodge. The duikers and nyala just walked around our lodge. The food was good. The spider and scorpion Tour exiting. Service was great. The thunder and lightning were amazing! A place to visit!

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Bushwillow_Lodge, Jana_Guest Hostess at Bushwillow Collection at Bushwillow Collection, responded to this review

Dear Rob & Esther Thanks for the review. We appreciate you taking the time. We have had more lightning storms recently but sadly, no rain. I hope you enjoyed Sodwana Bay and the rest of your stay in SA. We had a lot of laughs on the Spider walk and enjoyed your company. We hope to see you back sometime... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

What's not to love? This was our little peace of heaven on travelling through SA. We stayed in the yellow boutique which was just a tranquil haven of luxury! Three amazing days/nights with no tv, no wifi - a very welcome and peaceful retreat in the bush. Dipping in the plunge pool to cool down surrounded by the sounds of... More 

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Bushwillow_Lodge, Jana_Guest Hostess at Bushwillow Collection, responded to this review

Dear Alison & Stephan, Thank you for the lovely review and taking the time to write it for us. Congratulations again on the engagement and enjoy every minute of it! Maybe you can return to Bushwillow for your honeymoon? We are so happy that you enjoyed the Spider walk and also being so brave to hold the scorpion! Send my... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We returned to Bushwillow after some years, but were still remembered by Jabu as she welcomed us with a glass of fresh pineapple juice. We stayed in Tambotie, a very comfortable and well-appointed room with 180o views over the surrounding bush where we could watch a pair of Red Duiker watching us. Jana called in each evening with advice and... More 

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Bushwillow_Lodge, Owner at Bushwillow Collection, responded to this review

Dear Austin & Di, It was lovely to have you back for a return visit. I’m happy to hear that the team looked after you well and I am sure you noticed that we are improving! It is great to have UKUHAMBA GUIIDING on board. Julian and I are not seen so much these days, though we are very busy... More 

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