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4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Road R565, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
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Black Rhino Game Lodge
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bern, Switzerland
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the lodge for two nights with our children (1.5 and 3 years) and had an excellent stay (beautiful, huge room, delicious snacks and food, great service). Even though children were not allowed on regular game drives, we were offered kiddies drives every day after breakfast. Due to the great location though, the little ones were already able... More 

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San Diego, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Black rhino lodge in January for a trip to south Africa and this was part of our Safari leg. This safari park was excellent in terms of the safaris in the hotel was okay. The staff were very nice and accommodating. The rooms are spacious and large, the food was pretty good. We went to a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Black Rhino Game after a few days in Cape Town. While it was a long drive to the lodge the ride was well worth it. We were warmly greeted by the staff who immediately handled our luggage and got us prepared for our first game drive. Within minutes we encountered rhinos and the sightings just kept coming.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My 4 year old son and I visited Black Rhino Game Lodge in December 2014. We were welcomed into the Lodge by the staff with 'open arms'. The accommodation is incredible along with the food :) Philip, our allocated game ranger took us on child friendly game drives. Till this day my son still speaks of Philip. The kindness, tolerance... More 

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Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Friendly staff. Very nice cottages with lovely outdoor shower and bathroom also very clean. Good Game and Good Rangers. Restaurant have a lovely view over the waterhole where Game comes to drink through the day.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We had a wonderful stay at Black Rhino, after a sadly terrible and very scary start to our South African holiday. The staff were so friendly and our two boys instantly made friends with everyone there. We were welcomed to the lodge at lunch time and sat down to a great lunch before checking in to our huge and very... More 

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Sequim, WA
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60 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Overall our experience at Black Rhino was a good one. This was the first safari experience for our adult children. We are happy. Our guide Ruaan was excellent. We easily saw 4 but missed the elusive leopard in our two days. He was a great spotter, driver, and guide. We stayed at the lodge for two days; we had two... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We booked a weekend trip to Rhino Lodge as a "babymoon". Our last luxury trip before our baby arrived. We were looking for something small, intimate and with a little luxury. Many of the lodges in the area are 90+ rooms and very "resort-like" which is not what we wanted. Black Rhino was all that we were looking for and... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

My only regret...not staying long enough. As soon as we arrived, we were made at ease, at home and comfortable by staff and management. I was unsure of what to expect for my first safari but needs and expectations were beyond met! The food was immaculate and wonderful while staff was always attentive and courteous. For the first time in... More 

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Tampa, FL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I noticed a lot of the negative reviews came from people who live in S. Africa who had been on safari or stayed in lodges before. We stayed as part of a Cape Town/Safari group tour, and our accommodations were already predetermined. This was my first time in S. Africa, and I have no basis for comparison. I heard that... More 

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Address: Road R565, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Pilanesberg National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Black Rhino Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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