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Budmarsh Country Lodge

5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   T1 Magalies Meander Road, Magaliesburg 1791, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 12 Magaliesburg B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you have slept at a 5* hotel before, you will quickly realize that Budmarsh is not 5*. Our room was shabby, the duvet was torn and the bathroom was quite old with a licking shower. One of the days the water from the shower was cold. I would say this hotel is a 4* at best. The restaurant is... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Freudenberg Filtration Technologies held their annual conference at Budmarsh at the end of August. From the minute we arrived, the staff at Budmarsh went out of their way to make our stay memorable. The rooms are amazing, the food is a work of art and the dessert ... there are no words to describe. This was the most memorable experience... More

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Centurion, South Africa
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was perfect, I loved the outdoor shower (room 6). The food was great, the staff was even better, very accommodating - even though I stayed up late drinking at the bar not once did anyone hint that it was closing time or not smile when they served us. Lovely stay all-round, perfect score 10/10!

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Potgietersrus, Limpopo, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As South Africans we have become used to mediocre service offered. At Budmarsh you get to experience was service is all about. From the moment you set foot on the grounds until the moment you leave, you are treated as royalty. Staff members are attentive, without being intrusive, always friendly and ready to please. A high-five to the staff at... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for a 5* establishment in the Magaliesberg leaves you with very little choice. We picked Budmarsh based on the website claims about the fine dining and superb cuisine. The room was OK - what they call a suite is just a big room in my opinion. The staff were very friendly and accommodating - but the room itself was... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was exceptionally impressed with Budmarsh during our first overnight stay. We had been to their amazing Sunday Lunches a few times before so we knew to have high expectations. We were in room 3, upstairs near to the pool area and the room was stunning. We had out own semi-private balcony. I had read a large amount about the... More

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Budmarsh is just amazing, serene and perfect for a relaxing weekend away from the city. All the staff were very friendly and helpful to our every need, we really were made to feel special. The artwork that is dinner is beyond words, make sure you go with an open mind and empty stomach because 6 courses every evening is a... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently spent a weekend at Budmarsh lodge and I was so impressed at the attention to detail and special little touches. It is a quiet, tranquil spot where one can truly relax and unwind. The food is unbelievable! Definitely one of the best restaurants in South Africa. The staff are all friendly and attentive, and service is of a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Let me say at the outset that I LOVE Budmarsh.(see my previous review ) I love the restfulness...the service...the food...the home from home atmosphere. But this visit I have mixed feelings. We needed a good rest so Budmarsh was an obvious choice for a heavenly 4 night break. The first day/night was excellent as always. Fabulous service, excellent dinner, fire... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Budmarsh Country Lodge is the perfect get-away for those seeking a tranquil, warm and inviting time away from the buzz of the City. The rooms are large, the bed very close to heaven and the bath that you can do the backstroke in, purely delightful. I was also thrilled to see the size of the shampoo, lotion etc was big... More

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Address: T1 Magalies Meander Road, Magaliesburg 1791, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Magaliesburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Budmarsh Country Lodge 5*
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Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, in the heart of the magical Magaliesberg, Budmarsh Country Lodge awaits to welcome you to its world of understated elegance, tranquility and personalised attention. Escape through beautiful gardens to ramble amongst abundant bird life. After a sumptuous dinner, conjured by our Master Chef, relax in front of a roaring fire, engage in a game of snooker or simply escape to the quietness of the library to read and forget the stresses of your world. Retire to your bedroom with its antique furniture, underfloor heating, en-suite bathroom and sink into your king size bed for a sleep that is truly nature’s balm. With its lovely landscaped gardens, exquisite trees and alluring scenery, there is no better place than Budmarsh for an intimate wedding for special people. To enjoy your friendships in the peacefulness synonymous with Budmarsh, simply book for a High Tea, Picnic or Sunday Lunch. With enchanting views of the Magaliesberg Mountains, our state-of-the-art conference facilities are designed to inspire, motivate, develop and spoil your staff. Enjoy five star dining, service and accommodation. ... more   less 
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