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Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Pilanesberg National Park 0316, 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 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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66 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a very nice property, unfortunately it is badly let down by the disorganisation, reception and waiters primarily. The staff are in general very willing helpful and able, but reception staff are frankly absolutely useless. The number of people we heard who were supposed to be on game drives and had not been booked on properly and/or had... More

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Raanana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place to pull the breaks, relax and see the world from different angle. from check in to departure heaven is around you. great service. we stayed in a unit with adjoined pool. well equipped and clear. perfect privacy. 100% pleasure. if we could have better WiFi would have been 101%.

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Pretoria
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at this resort for a midweek from 28 July to 1 August 2014. We are pensioners and this was our second visit to the resort. We do our own cooking (braais) and therefore did not use the restaurant which appears to be very popular. The resort is of high quality, the service is good, the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Just spent 2 days there - extremely friendly and helpful staff , although I felt reception staff could have been more welcoming and friendly. Restaurant staff were awesome - could have been more helpful and accomodating - good very good , rooms great , clean and relaxing. Obviously a very family friendly resort - as it was the end of... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

beginning at the beginning. we arrived at the gate only to be greeted by rude security. no welcome no please no thank you. reception was amazing giving pancakes and refreshments and the staff was friendly, next the porters was fast and friendly. we decided to go for the buffet for supper lets just say getting to a table with dirty... More

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South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We have been coming here sins i could remember. This time when we got to the gate the grades where unfriendly, this being the first impression someone gets of kwa maritane is not a good sign. The reception was warm and welcoming and very efficient. The porters where very helpful and friendly. We decided to go to the restaurant the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

One of the biggest lodges we stayed at. Very touristic, not very personal and the staff was not always this helpful. We felt more being treted like tourists that are visiting once and not coming back, so let's get it over with... The room was cold and hard to heat because of the high cealing. Game drives were not very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We spent 4 wonderful nights in a self catering unit last week. We stayed in a 3 bedroom chalet, one bedroom was upstairs in a loft, the other 2 were en suite.What a wonderfully appointed unit with everything we could have wanted. It really is 5 star accommodation. The hide is wonderful and is accessible via an underground tunnel. We... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights and after the hustle and bustle of dub city found it to be very relaxing and peaceful. Lived that we could see game from our unit every morning and evening. The game drives were awesome. The kids enjoyed walking through the tunnel to the viewing point, although we didn't see any game from there.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We adored our stay at Kwa Maritane. The rooms are nicely appointed. The staff are pleasant and helpful. We went on two Game drives, our first, and found them awe inspiring. The restaurant and bar are pleasant.

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Additional Information about Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge

Address: Pilanesberg National Park 0316, South Africa
Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Pilanesberg National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Nestled beneath “the Rock”, from whence Kwa Maritane gets its name, this luxurious four star hotel offers excellent service, mouth-watering cuisine and spacious en-suite accommodation that exude elegance in true African style.Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge is located in malaria free Pilanesberg National Park, an easy 2 hour’s drive from Johannesburg and a mere 10 minutes from Sun City. This is the perfect setting for a relaxing family weekend away or for a corporate conference.Kwa Maritane Spa Rejuvenate your mind, body and soul in our magnificent Spa. Indulge yourself with treatments such as Thabayadiotso, our signature treatment, or be pampered with a pedicure while watching the game feeding on the plains in front of the Spa. Whether it is a full body massages, in which the masseur uses Mountain Aloe oil, or a soothing, deep cleansing facial using warm volcanic milk, the professional therapists will simply spoil you.There are four treatment rooms, including one suite suitable for couples looking to share the experience. There is also a manicure and pedicure lounge, a rasul chamber, relaxation area and hydro pool. ... more   less 
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