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Pilanesberg Private Lodge

Black Rhino Reserve, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights as our honeymoon and can't complain about a thing. The accommodation, food, game drives and staff were just brilliant & welcoming. We ate like kings and queens and apart from the early starts, which were made up for after breakfast, the game drives were out of this world. Warwick out done himself on the game... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This was my first time in the pilanesberg for 7 years and booked a last minute stay for two nights. The Owner , Deon actually met me for coffee in Johannesburg prior to my stay to talk about the lodge and whether there was anything in particular they could arrange for me during my stay . The lodge is well... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We had a brilliant time here we spent 4 nights and could stayed more.The accommodation was amazing. Eating breakfast on the deck overlooking the zebra at the waterhole was something special. Jacome, Jeandre and Deon all made us feel so welcome and nothing was to much trouble. 'Happy' the chef was incredible we ate like kings for the 4 days.... More 

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Most luxurious accommodation combined with very friendly service, great food and a unforgettable safari into the Pilanesberg. Would have loved to stay a few more days. I would certainly come back for more of this. Thank you all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We just spent 4 nights at this lodge and must admit we were not keen to leave. The Lodge is private (only 5 chalets) and peaceful. You soon feel part of the family. The attention and service given by the staff is excellent, the accommodation is neat and tidy, the food is great and the game viewing is exciting. A... More 

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

Spent another awesome weekend at PPL. Accomodation was great. Our Room was at the fence overlooking the waterhole and we had a large herd of Elephants outside our room on the Saturday night which was very exciting. Food was excellent thanks to Jacome and Happy the chef. Our field guide Warick was really knowledgable about the area, the game and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Have just completed a truly memorable weekend break at PPL. Booking was easy and well informed. The lodge decor encouraged a very relaxing time and the service was fantastic. Thanx to Jacome and the PPL team for a wonderful break.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I recently stayed at the Pilanesberg Private Lodge with friends from Dallas. I had highly recommended it as the ideal location to experience all that South African game lodges have to offer. Unlike many other places, this lodge has an intimate feel and guests are made to feel extremely welcome. All the staff are warm and friendly. The accommodation is... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Our family holiday at PPL was 3 days/2 nights. This place is what dreams are made of. Our 3 'kids' are 19, 17 and 14, but had a trip of a lifetime. Thanks PPL. From the location and views to the service and staff. Absolutley fantastic! Dion, Juandre, Jacome, Prudi & Daniel were the perfect hosts. They couldnt have done... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I recently stayed at Pilanesberg Private Lodge again following a business trip, and loved it just as much as I did on the first occasion. I stayed for three nights and was sorry to leave after that. The staff are all so welcoming and friendly, it really does feel like being at home. My cheeks hurt from laughing with all... More 

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