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Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge

5.0 of 5 Pilanesberg Game Reserve, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm generally a traveler that looks for the "Deal" and was a bit apprehensive booking Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge. I was very wrong to worry - the experience was absolutely wonderful and worth every penny. Not only is the lodge absolutely beautiful and have service and staff that exceeds expectations; but also game rangers who absolutely have a passion for... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here with my fiancé at the beginning of our trip to South Africa. It turned out to be the highlight! The lodge exceeded our expectations. The rooms were beautiful and clean and you had great privacy. The outdoor shower is cool and the bathroom also comes with a large bathtub! The bed was also really comfortable which is great... More 

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge in the Pilanesberg is a short 2.5 hours from Johannesburg. We've spent a number of nights here (on 2 occasions in the past 12 months) and each time we have been absolutely impressed with the lodge itself, the staff and services provided. The twice daily game drives are an unmissable highlight of any stay. We will... More 

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

It's not often that you visit a destination and everything works like a well oiled machine. This friendly small lodge of 30 suites, is tucked on the western side of the Pilanesburg National Park and is easily accessible from Johannesburg. It is a perfect getaway for families and couples. The suites are large and comfortable. My favorite amenity was the... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Stayed here in Novmeber for just one night. Excellent staff, great food and super game. Only stayed one night as was in Joburg on business, but had a great experience. Only downer was not seeing Lion, but hey, they ARE wild animals, you cant make em turn up when you want !!

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

A very good lodge in a national park. The rooms are really nice, big, airy and very clean. The view is breathtaking and you feel you're alone in the wilderness. The bathroom is an experience in it self with both a bath tub and an outdoor shower. The staff is very helpful and nice. The pool areais nice and you... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We just spent 2 nights at the lodge this December. It was amazing. Everyone was so attentive and friendly from the receptionist to the waiters to the cleaners. it really was a 5 star experience! The rooms were immaculate and clean, the views lovely. Sipho, our trail guide, was knowledgeable, charming and funny. We loved the games drives and he... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This is definitely a 5 star room / amenities experience. The rooms are beautiful. The outdoor shower is awesome. The pool area is lovely and the spa and treatments are absolutely heavenly. They use Charlotte Rhys products which are just divine. There are two downsides - one which the lodge is responsible for and one which they aren't. The food... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Couldn't recommend this lodge more highly.....the game drives were well guided and organized....the level of service was spectacular including refreshing towels as we exited the game drive vehicles. The "extra 5" noted above refers to the extra weight we were carrying after the beautifully presented and delicious food. We booked a standard room (#2) and it was more than adequate... More 

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Broederstroom, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We had the most amazing experience at Shepards Tree lodge. With my girlfriends 31 birthday the amazing staff went all out with the whole Team singing her a birthday song and presenting us with a beautiful cake at dinner and to Top it off left her with beautiful flowers on her bed when we arrived 'it was all in all... More 

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Address: Pilanesberg Game Reserve, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Pilanesberg National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 30
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