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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Simon's Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Set in a paw-paw plantation, but still within the Kruger National Park, on the Southern banks of the Crocodile River. A thatched colonial style lodge with deep verandahs, elegant furniture, well appointed bedrooms, excellent linen and comfort. Elephant, rhino, buffalo and kudu sharing sundowners across the river from us. Delicious 3 course dinner with excellent ambience and lighting. Helpful, courteous... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Buhala Lodge is a one of a kind experience! The setting is beautiful, you can have sundowners on the deck overlooking the river and all your meals are served on the verandah (weather permitting). We had wonderful weather for the 4 days we spent there though. The staff is exceptional and very friendly - what a joy! The food is... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We had them most wonderful 3 nights at Buhala Lodge. The house and rooms have a real antique charm about them. The views from the veranda are just unreal - we decided to spend one full day reading out on the sofas after a long drive the day before, and saw rhinos, hippos, buffalos, an elephant, warthogs, kudu and crocodiles... More

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Buonas, Schweiz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We wanted to play Leopard Creek Golf Course and Buhala is one of the very few places that can make it possible. But it's more than worth to go there anyway. We were lucky beeing the only guests (the 4 of us) and they gave us the nicest rooms they have with a balcony. They were just big big big... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

I had the pleasure to have lunch at Buhala Gamle Lodge after a safari with Rovos Rail group. The food was absolutely superb, I am still thinking of the tasty two coloured soup and the chocolatemousse with strawberries! The lodge have a wonderful view overlooking the crocodile river. All rooms are large and beautifully decorated with a lot of charm.... More

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

We recently enjoyed five nights at Buhala on our third visit. Sugar and her family have maintained the very high standards which we have come to expect. The position is stunning – overlooking the Crocodile River and the southern edge of the Kruger Park. Our air-conditioned Elephant Suite shared this view and was spotlessly clean. Game viewing while lying in... More

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Our fourth visit to Buhala last November did not disappoint, a wonderful experience yet again! Hugely experienced staff and the delightful Sugar Rhodes in a beautiful thatched lodge with unsurpassed views over the Crocodile river make a stay at Buhala the most relaxing I know. We are not golfers but adore wildlife and Buhala has it in abundance. We have... More

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

A wonerful experience staying at Buhala Lodge. Sugar Rhodes the owner and host was most attentive, as were her delightful staff I was also lucky enough to play golf at Leopard Creek. If heaven has a golf course, it is Leopard Creek! A memorable stay which i will never forget and hope to return one day. Thank you Sugar so... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

We stayed in Buhala for 2 nights during our golf tour of South Africa. The staff are excellent,the food excellent,the views are breathtaking,not everyday you see Crocs and Hippo from your hotel verandah.The host Sugar was extremely helpful and aranged a trip into Krugar where we saw Elephant giraffe rhino etc etc. We also played Leopard creek gc which was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

My husband and I have been visiting Buhala Lodge now for something like 12 years . Its situation is as good as it gets , overlooking the Crocodile river with the Kruger Park on the other side . We have on occasion seen more game from the Lodge than actually driving in the Park for a day .Sugar Rhodes the... 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*
Number of rooms: 10
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