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Portion 144 of the Farm Guernsey 81 KU | Guernsey Private Nature Reserve, Hoedspruit, South Africa
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Thornhill Safari Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent 2 nights in Thornhill Safari Lodge and looking back I wish I had booked at least 2 or 3 nights more. The lodge is wonderful, nice spacious rooms, good beds, fantastic showers, unbeatable views (first thing I saw when I opened the door in the morning were monkeys on the porch). The staff is super friendly and the place... More

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Chris E, General Manager at Thornhill Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. We are also sorry that you couldn't have stayed longer but at least you will have to come back and see us again. Sooner rather than later we hope. Until then, take care and travel safely More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I just spent 5 days at thornhill and it really was a wonderful experience. The lodge itself is stunning, the rooms are beautiful and kept very clean. The food is all delicious and freshly prepared. Having dinner around the fire pit with the sounds of the African wildlife surrounding us was truly fantastic. Our room faced out... More

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Chris E, General Manager at Thornhill Safari Lodge, responded to this review

On behalf of all the staff thank you for the amazing review. It was an absolute pleasure spending time with you both and I'm pleased we could deliver such a great holiday for you. The bush babies are doing well , growing daily and I can assure that they are getting huge amounts of love and attention (becoming a real... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the middle of the nature/bush, a lot of animals around the camps. We had a wonderful and exciting private game drive and a fun bushwalk with Patrick. Diner at campfire was also a very nice experience. Especially the food was very good! The loud quacking of the bullfrogs (they were in the swimmingpool near our lodge) kept us from... More

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Chris E, General Manager at Thornhill Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay.I have had a discussion with the frogs regard their nocturnal behaviour and they have assured me that they will behave in future. Take care and thanks for choosing Thornhill safari Lodge More

Richmond, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the second time I visited the lodge this year. This time was even more special than the first. Visits of the local wildlife was a lovely surprise . I stayed for 7 nights this time and really was able to see how hard Charmaine , Jayden & Danny were working to keep the guests happy. My room was... More

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Chris E, General Manager at Thornhill Safari Lodge, responded to this review

What a lovely review. I'm sorry I missed you this visit but it would seem that you had a great time and I know the staff loved seeing you again. Perhaps next time we will concentrate on a full-on photographic trip as your photos just get better with each visit. Travel safely and keep in touch Regards Chris More

Bunbury
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69 reviews 69 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had 5 days at Thornhill, they had many tours planned for us, endangered species centre, Kruger, Spotlight safaris(2), bush walks where we learnt about the soap plant and the many uses of the Amarillo tree, It was a wonderful experience. The rooms are lovely and comfortable, the meals were delicious. Chris and all his staff were always available to... More

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Chris E, General Manager at Thornhill Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Wendy and on behalf of all the team it was a pleasure meeting you all. It would seem that you took in a lot of information (even though Amarillo is a place in the United States), as it's actually a "Marula" tree that produces the drink "Amarula", but who cares as we all know what... More

Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I spend 3 days, 2 nights at Thornhill Sarafi Lodge. But of course, should have had more time. A wonderful experience with great hosts. Chris, Charmain, Jayden and all the staff couldn't do enough for us. Excellent safari experience and wonderful staying in the thatched cottages. I even had a bat in my bathroom. Will definitely be back for longer,... More

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Chris E, General Manager at Thornhill Safari Lodge, responded to this review

I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return. Thanks for the review and stay in touch. More

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We could not have asked for a better time! We loved the rooms and the entire lodge area, including the "extra special" guests that would walk right in. Zebras, Ostrich & Girrafes! A great african experience! A special thanks to Charmaine, Chris, Jarod and the rest of the staff for all of their hospitality and always making us feel comfortable.... More

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Chris E, General Manager at Thornhill Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and it goes without saying that we all wish you both every happiness for your future together. Perhaps you will return to Thornhill one day, until then stay in touch and travel safely. More

Le Roy, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

If your looking for a great African lodge and Safari experience,the Thornhill is for you! Great staff,great accommodations,and great food! Oh yea,did I mention Kruger National Park...... Wow, just incredible! Our first trip to Africa,and thanks to everyone at Thornhill ,a trip of a life time!

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Chris E, General Manager at Thornhill Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and I am really pleased that your first visit to South Africa was such a great experience. You must return to us one day as there is still much more to see and do. More

Juneau, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The rooms were very comfortable and the physical layout lovely, but the crowning was the friendliness and helpful of all the staff. While not intrusive, they were always there, answered questions (which they had been asked many times before) thoroughly and quickly. I was made to feel like a welcomed relative, not just a quest. I can only say nice... More

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Chris E, General Manager at Thornhill Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and I am pleased that you had a lovely time. Perhaps you'll return one day as you are now part of our global family. More

Queensland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We truly enjoyed our stay at Thornhill & we will definitely be returning if we are lucky enough to experience this part of Africa again. Thornhill is like a home away from home & Charmaine & all the staff made this such a wonderful stay. Gerry was an amazing guide & we had some truly wonderful wildlife experiences. Coming "home"... More

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Chris E, General Manager at Thornhill Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and I'm pleased you felt like it was like "home from home". I will be sure to pass on your kind words to all of my team and perhaps we will see you in the not to distant future. More

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Address: Portion 144 of the Farm Guernsey 81 KU | Guernsey Private Nature Reserve, Hoedspruit, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Thornhill Safari Hotel Hoedspruit

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