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Toro Yaka Bush Lodge

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Sable Road, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Simply: there was nothing to fault in our 4 night stay. This was one of those experiences where I could wax lyrical about every moment but instead I'll give a small flavour and just recommend you go and find out for yourself. What made this place special? In no particular order: The ongoing personal touches carefully thought through by Nicole.... More 

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2 Thank twjchapman
Maisons-Laffitte, France
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37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

It is the best lodge you can have for this range of price ! The service is great: warm welcome from the team, wonderful game drives from Tom (with a lot of very interesting information) We stayed there for 2 nights and we definitely recommanded to stay there. We would come back for sure !

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Annecy-le-Vieux, France
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Wonderful 4 nights . Nicole and Steve are taking of us for all the stay : Nicole , always smiling , with us during some dinners and responsible of the so delicious food ! Steve a guide of exception : do the walk with him in the morning . You will learn so much ! Tom is also very friendly... More 

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1 Thank jphdelp
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

My stay at Toro Yaka Bush Lodge was truly amazing and perfect actually. Upon arrival my family and I were greeted with a warm welcome by Steve, Tom and a few other staff. The lodge itself was a small but comfortable one which is perfect for guests to enjoy a little privacy in the South African bush. Our rooms were... More 

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Kempton Park, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

As part owner of Mr Shuttle / BST Tours we have dropped off a lot of guest at Toro Yaka and we have stayed over a couple of times and have never had any bad service and the food is always great. Nicole, Steve and their staff are always friendly and helpful. This is by far my favorite place to... More 

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Corwen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

This was my second trip to Toro Yaka and my partners first.  This lodge does not dissapoint, when we arrived we was warmly greeted by Nicole, Tom and Clara, it felt like we were being welcomed home.  When we arrived we were shown around our gorgeous room (Elephant room) by Tom who explained everything we needed to know.  Steve and... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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285 reviews
77 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Worth every hour's travel, worth every penny. Our second visit this year and like a windfall you just have to spend, the memories of our first visit were burning a hole in our pocket. We had to go back. 8000 miles away but so close. Simply the best. Thanks so much Steve, Nicole and your wonderful staff. Until next time.

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Sydney, Australia
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328 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We needed a short one day/night stay before heading to Sabi Sands Game Reserve so due to Tora Yaka having such good TA reviews we decided to give it ago. Location: Situated approx. 1 hour drive from Hoedspruit Airport in the heart of Balule Nature Reserve. Room: We were allocated the Leopard room which was very spacious & comfortable. The... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Toro Yaka is a fantastic place and a good way to be introduced in Africa safari. The owners, Nivole and Steve take care of everthing, to garantee a great stay. Nicole has also many tips that help you to plan your trip. The staff is lovely. Take how many game safaris you can and talk to Tomas, the guide. He... More 

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Cape Town
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171 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

We chose Toro Yaka because of the reviews it received from TA and it's only fair that we pass on the good news to other readers of these reviews. The place really is outstanding and every one of the 5 Star reviews gets it spot on and I don't need to repeat praise about the place. Read the reviews and... More 

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