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Budmarsh Country Lodge

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T1 Magalies Meander Road, Magaliesburg 1791, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a midweek getaway for one night at Budmarsh. We were the only guests staying and had just missed a corporate function crowd from the night before (phew!). I had an in-room massage, which was ok but could be more relaxing (tapping and light slapping not my thing). Staff are attentive and professional but may lack some warmth. Our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a strategy session for a small executive team. Absolute prefect venue. We had the lodge to ourselves, fabulous service. The food was magnificent, great wine selection. Rooms spacious and warm for the winter (heated towel rails etc )

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Mike P, General Manager at Budmarsh Country Lodge, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to host your executive team and look forward to seeing you again. More 

johannesburg
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superior suites are great - fireplace in winter is a great feature. It's a small lodge - lots to do in the area if you want to travel - if you want peace and quiet and just chill then this Lodge is a good option - more geared towards couples than families I would think. Spa treatments can be prearranged... More 

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Mike P, General Manager at Budmarsh Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the kind review. I will also pass your comments on to Riaan our new executive Chef. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This was our first getaway from our toddler so we'd planned a relaxing and romantic weekend escape. The lodge was nice enough, beautiful garden, clean, well appointed rooms however we found a bit of country charm, personal touch and 5* "wow" lacking. The grounds weren't as expansive as we thought and we were unable to find any nature trails. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Beautiful rooms, wonderful service and the most amazing food!!! Just the place to restore and relax. The spa treatment in our room was a real spoil and the fire each night made for a cosy and comfortable sleep. We loved our time at BudMarsh and will definately be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Thank you so much for hosting us at Budmarsh. It was such a pleasure staying at your establishment and the staff ALL went the extra mile to make sure our needs were attended to. Thank you so much. We will definitely stay by you again - hopefully really soon :)

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Mike P, Manager at Budmarsh Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, I will relay them to the staff. We are busy adding some value added services. On your next visit you will be pleasantly surprised. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This was our 3rd time staying at Budmarsh the lodge is one of the most sublime getaways close to Johannesburg. This stay was to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary and we were really spoilt with a romantic turndown and and a celebratory message been included on our dessert. The former Manager, Annetjie & Chef, Chris have left the lodge which... More 

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Mike P, General Manager at Budmarsh Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your support of Budmarsh, we looking forward to welcoming you for the 3th and many more visits to Budmarsh. I am busy ironing out all the hiccups you experienced on your previous visit. We at Budmarsh are very exited about some changes taking place and assure you I am committed to an improved and excellent... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Budmarsh small boutique lodge in the Magaliesberg only an hour from Johannesberg. We decided on a weekend visit to celebrate a birthday. What a delight. The staff from gate guard, reception staff, waiters managers and even the chef were not only efficient, but also delightful, friendly and helpful. The food is superb, with the young chef making a great effort... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

My husband and I went to Budmarsh for one night. The service was excellent from start to finish. The concierge who booked us in even enquired about our son whom we'd left at home with his granny for the first time. Excellent attention to detail. The room was so spacious and really comfortable. Everything we wanted was delivered to us... More 

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Ken F, Owner at Budmarsh Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Rozanne for a lovely, constructive review. We decided not to put telephones in the room to ensure guests are not disturbed by unwanted phone calls. However the water pressure in your room will be investigated. Thank you for bringing it to our attention. We do try to give attention to details and glad we met your expectations. See you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We were booked to stay over after a wedding (as were many others from the wedding party) and we were told that our key would be at reception. The person manning the reception at 11:30pm had no idea of anyone checking in at that time. He said that he had no keys and could not assist us. He then said... More 

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