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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Buhala lodge is a really lovely place to stay. The setting is stunning, the rooms are clean and very comfortable and cosy (water bottles are included!) . The food was delicious but the best thing is the personalised service and attention of the hostess and owner Sugar.. We will be back!

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Yakima, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent attentive staff with local knowledge and suggestions. Exquisite meals from the kitchen. A very relaxing setting to enjoy the beauty and wonders of South Africa. Easy access to Kruger National Park to view amazing wildlife up close or have the staff arrange a round of golf at Leopard Creek

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our recent (third) stay at Buhala Lodge. The service, staff, accommodation and food were outstanding. I highly recommend this lodge for people on business or pleasure. Its close proximity to Kruger Park is an added bonus, as well as its beautiful location overlooking the Crocodile River and Kruger Park.

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Kruger National Park, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a one night stay over, the setting and view over the river is spectacular. The evening meal was superb, with lovely touches and the service and staff fantastic. The rooms are very comfortable, we had a private deck and we enjoyed a beautiful outlook onto the river and the banks of the Kruger National Park, where we could... More 

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Krugersdorp, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We decided to visit Buhala for lunch as a treat. What a fantastic experience. The setting on the banks of the Crocodile River is serene and relaxing. The service was excellent and the food out of this world. For such an upmarket place I was also surprised at the reasonable prices.

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Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

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 May 12, 2015

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 May 9, 2015

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 April 30, 2015

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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