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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in the cottage for only night which was far too short ofcourse because you can easily spend at least a week is this little gem in the Elephant coast. The cottage is facilitated with all the comforts and luxury a modern traveller needs. Tastefully decorated inside. The outside deck is a relaxing place to relax and enjoy the... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unique bush experience - we stayed in Green Monkey Orange. Very neat, well equipped, and stylishly furnished. Service with a smile. Thanks Liz and team for a great time. An open fire in a boma would have been nice though!

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Berlin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed there in late january we had the priviledge to be the only guests. The hostesses and the staff was very friendly and offered us a lot of good advise for trips and must see place in the region. The breakfast and dinner offered a good and fresh quality and the girls from the kitchen know their job very well.... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Accomodation excellent, great food and a warm and friendly atmosphere. Liz and Julien with their staff made our stay very special. We loved the tranquillity and peace and the opportunity to walk safely in the bush and share it with the animals.

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Hilton, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A wonderful place to relax and escape from the stresses of life. Extremely clean and comfortable accommodation, great food and very helpful and friendly hosts and staff. The rooms are very well equipped - and can only be described as perfect luxury in the bush.

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Brakpan, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Service was excellent. We were warmly greeted on our arrival. They kept us up to date on when load shedding was happening in the area. Provided us with plenty of information on excursions and activities in the area. We did an evening spider walk which was very interesting and highly recommended especially for children. The cottage was excellent, clean and... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

In the small, secluded Kuleni game park, well away from the bustle and tour groups of Hluhluwe, Bushwillow is a superbly run small group of tree shaded cottages offering comfort and tranquility ( unless a giraffe strolls past your stoep ). Hosts Julian and Liz were welcoming and informative, their staff obliging, and the meals delicious. Good value, eclectic and... More 

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Ballito, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Do the night walk, check out spiders and scorpions. informative and fun. The house was exceptionally clean, and very comfortable. Staff are friendly and helpful. The drive to Hluhluwe game reserve is only 30km away.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

My husband, in laws and I spent the weekend at the Bushwillow Cottage and it was such a wonderful weekend away. The accommodation was more than 4 star. Clean, spacious and the most beautiful surroundings, where we walked with giraffes and Zebras and saw all different kinds of buck. We really enjoyed spending time their and will definitely be back.... More 

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Bushwillow_Lodge, Owner at Bushwillow Collection, responded to this review

Hi Michelle, Ryan and family..... I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. It was lovely to meet you, especially after our emails back and forth in planning your stay. I hope Ryan enjoyed his mountain bike ride in the area? And well done to Ryan for winning the Richards Bay 50km MTB race last weekend! Next time you visit,... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Brilliant bushwalks and birdspotting with an excellent and informed guide (thanks Ryan). I think the lodge would benefit from a small office at the Lodge itself to act as a reception and welcoming place on arrival, for all the accomodation types. Having said that, Jana did a great job. Main minus point was that the water wasn't working properly throuhout... More 

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Bushwillow_Lodge, Owner at Bushwillow Collection, responded to this review

Dear Nick, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. It was most unfortunate that you had water problems. It was all rather a confusing situation....hot water coming out of the cold tap, then no water at all, then air blocks..... aaarrgh! The problem turned out to be a faulty pressure pump. Due... More 

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