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Buhala Lodge

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12KM Beyond Malelane Town on the N4 | Van Graan Se Dam, Crocodile River, Malelane 1320, South Africa
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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our stay at Buhala for the 3rd time was as spectacular as we always experienced before. The staff were fantastic and the food out of this world. It is a really special place in a very special location. We enjoyed the modern expansion and stayed in one of the new plush rooms. We will return for sure.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant accommodation close to Leopard Creek. Great staff and awesome food. Highly recommended especially if you wanting to play golf. Rooms clean with great views across the river. We will be back.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful converted family lodge overlooking the Crocodile River fairly close to the Kruger national park. The lodge has recently been extended and we stayed in rooms within the new extension. The rooms were of a very generous size and beautifully furnished with great views across the river. The rooms in the older part of the lodge seemed... More 

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly and attentive staff, stylish rooms with great views and outside dining with great views of the Crocodile river and Kruger Park. While we were at Buhala we saw impala, elephant, buffalo, warthog, tortoise and white rhinoceros from our balcony and the dining area. The dinner is a set menu and high quality. The Lodge is set within attractive... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at Buhala Lodge after a long day's drive as part of our golfing road trip around SA. What a welcome! Our room was spacious yet cosy with stunning views over Crocodile River. Within our first hour we saw elephant and hippos grazing by Crocodile River adjacent to the lodge, and we even had Buffalo grazing on the lodge's... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As part of a 20 day South African golfing safari we enjoyed a 3 night stay at Buhala Lodge - a luxury hotel located on the banks of the Crocodile River, overlooking Kruger National Park. It has beautifully appointed rooms and stunning lounge and dining areas. As we sipped G&Ts we sighted elephant, rhino, buffalo, hippo and antelope grazing. Buhala... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect mix of relaxing location and top luxury service. We enjoyed every minute and had a great time. For sure a great place to start trips to Krueger and have a nice evening overlooking the crocodile river with a very nice dinner. Thanks Sugar for having created such a nice spot on earth.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very well organized luxury Lodge for a laid back stay. With excellent Food. Sugar is caring about everything. It was completely clean up to the last Corner, what you usually do not find to this degree on the whole continent. I would anytime come back.

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Landau - Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

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 April 13, 2015

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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