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Buhala Lodge

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12KM Beyond Malelane Town | Travelling East, Malelane 1320, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Landau - Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Lodge is perfect - the location couldn't be better and the view down to the croccodial River is amazing . The Staff and the owner - an lovingly Lady - give this Lodge an extraordinary note. See you soon Sugar :-)

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Maputo, Mozambique
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent service, Good food, Good host, nice location on the N4 from Mozambique to Johannesburg. Nice pool on the deck just next to the Crocodile river with live animals. Extra added advantage in house golf course.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Buhala for 3 nights and loved every minute. The service, food, room comfort and position of the lodge were all perfect. We really enjoyed the views of the animals over the Crocodile river whilst sipping our drinks on the terrace.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an absolutely fantastic stay at Buhala lodge, it was definitely the highlight of our South African adventure!! Service and hospitality from the staff and the owner, Sugar, couldn't been any better. Big, spacious rooms.. Lovely veranda facing the park where you can see the wild animals,, The location is great, just outside of the park and close to... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Buhala Lodge in March 2015. It is a small but perfectly formed lodge bang opposite Kruger. The views from the balcony are out of this world. It could not be set in a more magical place, right on the banks of Crocodile River! So many wild animals to look at we often saw elephants bathing as well... More 

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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A truly delightful experience with old world charm and service. An extensive verandah overlooks the Crocodile River and this game lodge is within the bounderies of the Kruger Park. Wild life abounds as one sits and enjoys the superb service. Dinner allowed Sugar to circulate as an attentive hostess at a dinner party where we were her guests. The tables... More 

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Bagshot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second stay at Buhala, and again we enjoyed a most wonderful experience. Overlooking the Crocodile River, with excellent views of Rhinos and Elephants, so peaceful, with outstanding service and excellent cuisine. Our river facing room was exquisite, making us feel really pampered. Sugar Rhodes goes out of her way to make you feel welcome, as do her... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buhala Lodge has a wonderful position looking over the Crocodile River to the southern Kruger Park. Our first morning we had the experience of seeing an elephant swim over from the park to our side where it disappeared, hopefully not to ravage the mango and paw paw orchards that surround this property. We had one of the garden rooms which... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

1) Tissues in the room would be nice.2) A small bar fridge in the room would be great to keep water chilled. 3) The food presented at dinner time was amazing..4) Location is breath taking, one of the best in the RSA.5) Sugar and all her staff are pleasant, helpful and just wonderful people.6) Will be back many more times... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Situated inside the Kruger National Park towards the southern gate on the "Crocodile River" is the boutique luxurious Buhala Lodge. Upon arrival the friendly staff checks you into the lodge, escorts you to your room which is very large, decorated beautifully with a very large balcony overlooking the Crocodile River with out-door furniture. That evening we enjoyed hippos grazing just... More 

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