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Buhala Lodge

4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   12KM Beyond Malelane Town | Travelling East, Malelane 1320, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved this lodge. Sugar is an excellent hostess. The lodge staff were very friendly and professional. Our room was clean and beautiful. I really loved the external shower. I also loved the artwork in the room. The lodge has amazing mirror collection. I wish we had had a TV in our room. The free wifi was excellent. The breakfast... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My wife and I stayed in an Elephant suite. Wow what a place to stay. The room itself is fantastic with a great king size bed and an outdoor and indoor shower, but it's what's outside the room that is amazing. You can sit outside on your private verandah or in your private infinity pool and look over Kruger national... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Buhala was really a great treat, the secluded upgraded Suite we were moved to was really a great treat. The host Sugar and her team are very warm and attentive and very, accomodating from the get go. I recommend that you have dinner at the Lodge as the dinners are fabulous. The view across the river is really idyllic and... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Buhala Game Lodge is, simply put, a spectacular place. Decidedly NOT modern, this homey and traditional place fits perfectly in the surroundings. The owner Sugar is a wonderfully kind woman and tried to make sure we were happy at all times. Everything about this place made it a great experience. The food and drinks were fabulous, the rooms were large... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We stayed at Buhala Lodge with our two teenage children and aging parents, and were impressed with friendly and attentive service, beautiful accommodation, and splendid meals. We were spoilt to a free upgrade to the Elephant Suite, complete with outdoor shower overlooking the Crocodile River and grunting hippos munching under our windows at night. The binoculars are lined up for... More

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Bishops Stortford
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

My 18 year old son, my husband and I stayed here for 7 days, playing golf at the fantastic Leopards Creek and doing great safari drives. It was the perfect holiday. The location overlooking the crocodile river is superb; there is a lovely, friendly atmosphere; the ambiance of the lodge is excellent; and Sugar and her staff really look after... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Can not ask for more, good location, excellent service and out standing food. Also a friendly atmosphere. Very satisfied!!! Arrangements with game drive and golf at Leopard Creek made a fantastic package and a memory for life. BR Jan Henriksson

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

This is our second time to Buhala and it is better than we remember. Sugar and her staff go the extra mile to ensure the comfort of their guests. The food was terrific and the way it was presented was really appreciated. We even had the added bonus of the elephants swimming across the river from the Kruger to just... More

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Arrived very late in the evening after playing golf at Leopard Creek and in reality, not tearing ourselves away from this wonderful club soon enough, to find that we were not only expected for dinner but everything was actually geared to us exclusively! Lovely welcome from Jani & all the excellent staff (including Tuki) who went out of their way... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

If you’re looking for the place that feels like home or staying with your best friends….This is it! With the lodge on the river and Kruger Park on the other side….. the sights and sounds of the Crocodile River from the lodge patio always has something to peek your interests. We went there for South Africa’s #1 golf course, Leopard... More

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Address: 12KM Beyond Malelane Town | Travelling East, Malelane 1320, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Malelane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Buhala Lodge 4*
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