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Thornybush Game Lodge

5.0 of 5 Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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Farnham Common, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great accomodation -all the rooms very private and with great views. Food was great, staff friendly and always on hand and the game drives fantastic! It felt very safe even though two lions decided to spent the night just outside some of the rooms!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We spent three nights at Thornybush Game Lodge in early December 2014 and had a fascinating time. The lodge is clean, the staff welcoming from the very first moment and all moments after. The cabins are clean, very private and very comfortable. The food was great. All the meals. I was surprised to be received with gluten free bread, baked... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Just on the drive into the game reserve, even before we got to the lodge, we saw giraffe and zebra on the side of the road! When we got to the lodge we were graciously greeted by our hosts and guided to our beautiful large rooms. Our meals were fantastic. Our rooms were amazing. The property is gorgeous nestled right... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I have never been moved to write a review until now. I had an unforgettable stay at Thornybush Game Lodge. The accomodations were beautiful and comfortable and had decks facing the river - very private and peaceful. The food was plentiful and delicious. The service was not only impeccably attentive, but warm and welcoming as well. All that would be... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

You are there to see the wildlife so, for me, wifi, room comfort, room service are somewhat secondary. Please let me expand as this may give the wrong impression. The rooms/cottages were great, well serviced and wifi was available in the communal areas. This is a holiday, who cares? The staff were wonderful, the food excellent and the 'surprises' were... More 

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Sydney, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

What an amazing lodge and staff. We were greeted by our Butler and Ranger. They remembered my name every day and ensured I was well fed for the days activities. The safari was amazing. Early starts with a coffee and muffins at 5am and then hunting for the Big 5. The rangers all have ear pieces so the only noise... More 

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Eatonton, Georgia
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17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Three nights, five safari trips, outstanding service, a great and knowledgeable staff, a very comfortable private "villa", and an outdoor shower. What else could you ask for? Oh, the wildlife. Yes, we saw the big 5 plus so many other animals here. This has to be on your bucket list.

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Seattle, WA
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39 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Fantastic! The individual cottages are beautiful with a large bathroom, and even an outdoor shower. Very comfortable. Game drives are early in the mornings at 5:30 am and then again at 4 pm and the guides are very knowledgeable and have a lot of experience in spotting wildlife. Our guide was Aubrey and the spotter Nethan and the combined experience... More 

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Woodchurch, null, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Excellent hotel, excellent staff, excellent location, excellent excellent excellent. Best holiday, perfect honeymoon location. Highly recommend this hotel, can't wait to return. Rangers and trackers were excellent, lots of good sightings. Amazing staff at the hotel couldn't do enough for us.

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

If you have to decide upon where to go when you win the lottery heres a place for you! Luxury unlimited. You are welcomed and nutured so well here, you immediately feel like you belong. If you can ask for a suite. It's so amazing I could go on forever. The morning and evening drives are so interesting. You get... More 

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Address: Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Thornybush Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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