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Bakubung Bush Lodge

4.0 of 5 Bakubung Gate, Pilanesberg National Park 0316, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Sydney
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125 reviews 125 reviews
72 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Spent 5 days at bokubang in January. The accommodation is excellent and the customer service wonderful. Nothing was too much trouble we arrived late and they kept the dinning room open so that we could get something to eat. The accommodation is well configured – two bedrooms two bathrooms with a lounge and small kitchen.We staid in a cabana overlooking... More 

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Bakubung Lodge thanks you for your positive feedback. We rely on guest feedback to enble us to improve our service and standards. Once again thank you. Best Regards Joel Papenfus General Manager More 

Paris, France
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely loved the whole experience The beauty of the view from the rooms and being able to see animals up close was even better than We could have imagined The food was great, the rooms were very comfortable and the whole ambience was one of natural sounds and relaxation I would love to be able to go back and... More 

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Bakubung Lodge thanks you for your positive feedback. We rely on guest feedback to enble us to improve our service and standards. Once again thank you. Best Regards Joel Papenfus General Manager More 

Somerset West, South Africa
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238 reviews 238 reviews
236 hotel reviews
257 helpful votes 257 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really had a great stay at Bakubung. This was my first time to Pilanesberg so I definitely picked the right place to stay – elephants, warthogs, and wildebeest grazing right outside my room. The resort is set around a waterhole in a horseshoe shape, allowing animals to move in and out of the waterhole. There always seemed to be... More 

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Bakubung Lodge thanks you for your positive feedback. We rely on guest feedback to enble us to improve our service and standards. Once again thank you. Best Regards Joel Papenfus General Manager More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at Bakubung lodge in early January. An otherwise pleasant stay has however been spoiled by the hotels unwillingness and inability of management to resolve a credit card double charging error. Such an attitude is most disturbing from an otherwise high-class establishment that seeks to attract international visitors. I would advise other travellers to take care... More 

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Joel P, General Manager at Bakubung Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience to you by the incorrect payment being reflected on your reservation. We have sent you the documentation showing the full amount that was deducted from our bank account for this transaction, by your service provider. We have already amended our payment to obviate issues like this occurring in the future. We do... More 

Hamburg
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96 reviews 96 reviews
41 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is assome! Wonderful people, fantastic lodge, best breakfast after a beautiful Safarii at Pilanesberg National Park. We were a group of 5 people and one ranger in one car- we booked a private tour and absolutely loved it. The Bakubung Ranger was so helpful in describing the behaviour of wild animals that we were really happy to have... More 

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Bakubung Lodge thanks you for your positive feedback. We rely on guest feedback to enble us to improve our service and standards. Once again thank you. Best Regards Joel Papenfus General Manager More 

Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We stayed at Bakubung Bush Lodge in January for 2 nights. All staff on the property was very friendly and helpful. Rooms are beautifully appointed and comfortable. We had a king room overlooking the swimming pool. The breakfast and dinner was excellent - great variety and good quality - as we remember a buffet style offering to be! The real... More 

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Bakubung Lodge thanks you for your positive feedback. We rely on guest feedback to enble us to improve our service and standards. Once again thank you. Best Regards Joel Papenfus General Manager More 

Bomoseen, Vermont
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Traveling with my son and husband in South Africa, this was our second lodge to visit, after staying 6 days outside of Kruger National Park. Naturally there were a lot of comparisons to Hazyveiw and Kruger during our stay here and our son said he loved both places, but Bakubung and Pilanesberg were his favorites! The lodge is situated inside... More 

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Bakubung Lodge thanks you for your positive feedback. We rely on guest feedback to enble us to improve our service and standards. Once again thank you. Best Regards Joel Papenfus General Manager More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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65 reviews 65 reviews
53 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Our stay here was highly anticipated as we were travelling with two of our teenage children and we were very much looking forward to the view from the room and proximity to Pilanesberg Park. We had to book two rooms as the children were too old to be allowed to stay in the room with us, this made it an... More 

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Joel P, General Manager at Bakubung Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Bakubung Lodge thanks you for your positive feedback. We rely on guest feedback to enble us to improve our service and standards. Once again thank you. Best Regards Joel Papenfus General Manager More 

Pune, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

My family stayed at the lodge in the last week of December. The game drive was perfect for our first safari experience. Our ranger was funny and informative and we thoroughly enjoyed it! Tip: Remember to "sign up" for the game drive (even if it is a part of your package). We weren't informed about that, and there was some... More 

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Bakubung Lodge thanks you for your positive feedback. We rely on guest feedback to enble us to improve our service and standards. Once again thank you. Best Regards Joel Papenfus General Manager More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

First of all I would like to mention that we are a couple that have made several journeys and game-drives both by ourselves and with different lodges and that we are quite picky. In my opionion this is a very family friendly lodge! The lodge itself was totally fine and nicely decorated but a bit on the "big" side for... More 

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Bakubung Lodge thanks you for your positive feedback. We rely on guest feedback to enble us to improve our service and standards. Once again thank you. Best Regards Joel Papenfus General Manager More 

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Address: Bakubung Gate, 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 — Bakubung Bush Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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