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Notten's Bush Camp

Certificate of Excellence
622 Hazyview, Mpumalanga, Kruger National Park 1242, South Africa
Notten's Bush Camp
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bridgetown, Barbados
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having always wanted to go on Safari in South Africa there were so many places to choose from and we didnt' know where to start. We choose Nottens Bush Camp after researching online and so pleased we did. I was travelling with 2 friends, so 3 girls in our 20s and we were blown away at the location, the accommodation... More 

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Meriden
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We read the great reviews of Notten's Bush Camp and we were not disappointed. Everyone and everything was extraordinary. We were greeted warmly, and during our entire stay, everyone went out of their way to make us feel welcome and comfortable. We stayed in a family suite (Room 8) with two bedrooms, two baths, outdoor shower, and long porch facing... More 

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Massachusetts
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7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nottens came highly recommended on-line and from our travel agent. It did not disappoint. As a family run operation (with the owners and many long-time employees providing the service) along with its small size (8 rooms), the attention to customers was has hard to beat. There was a perfect balance of care and being left alone as needed. The routine... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If I was to choose one word to sum up Notten's Bush Camp, it would be: magical. I know that sounds cheesy but it's true. This place is such a gem. There are 8 beautifully appointed rooms (complete with outdoor shower, my fave!) Everything is clean, gorgeous and your backyard is the bush! The no lights thing didn't bother me... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I haven't stopped thinking or talking about Notten's since we left the premises. Dale and his team treat their guests like family. The food was so good that I can now imagine what royalty must eat everyday. We were a little curious about the lack of electricity -- but the whole experience was so amazing and authentic that I am... More 

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Brisbane
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14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights at Nottens and were treated to not only excellent service in the first class accomodation, but also excellent guiding and game viewing. Meals were superb, service was superb, vehicles were in good condition, and we were made to feel at home.

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Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's something truly magical about this place. Forget the fact there's no electric light in your room ( its actually quite annoying at 5am in the morning and you're searching for your camera equipment), the lodge has its own special atmosphere. The rooms are beautifully fitted out, the food was amazing, the staff are very attentive and the pool was... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've done several safaris throughout South Africa and was very impressed with the quality at Nottens! The rooms were neat and luxurious without losing the element of nature that is important on safari. Food was fabulous and the staff were very attentive. The game drives were stunning--we saw a leopard on almost every trip!!

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Brisbane, Australia
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22 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Notten's Bush Camp was our first safari out of 3 we were doing. We were welcomed from the plane at Skukuza airport and luggage loaded into one vehicle and us 6 adults into another! Everyone was so friendly, this was the start of what could only be called a fantastic holiday! We couldn't stop smiling! It took about 1 hour... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We started our African adventure at Notten's after a brief overnight in Johannesburg to acclimate to the time zone rest up from our 38 hour trip through Dubai from Chicago. Shelden (please forgive me if I'm getting your name wrong, I waited too long to write the review), met us at the airport, helped with our backpacks and drove us... More 

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