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Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat

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Cederberg Mountains, Clanwilliam 8135, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Silvia H New York
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New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at Bushmans Kloof for a long weekend. What a treat! The gorgeous lodge is located in the vast Cederberg Mountains wilderness. Our ranger Jannie picked us up every morning for Bushman Rock Art excursions, telling us all about the history of the tribes and their art. One morning, Floris, the chef, surprised us with a... More 

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JamesBasson, General Manager at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Silvia H Thank you very much for the taking the time to write a review and for the wonderful feedback about our lodge, it is greatly appreciated. I am really glad you enjoyed the drives and the time you spent with your guide Jannie, he has only been with us for a couple of months however he has fitted... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Bushmans Kloof is a fantastic wilderness retreat. James and his staff are amazing - friendly and always on hand to make your stay truly memorable. The food is beyond delicious and the wine selection by Michel is fabulous. The game drives onto the reserve are interesting and there are lots of buck and zebra to be seen. The hikes are... More 

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JamesBasson, General Manager at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Wendy B Thank you very much for the taking the time to write a review and for the wonderful feedback about our lodge and our staff, it is greatly appreciated. I am really glad you enjoyed the cuisine and the wine recommendations throughout your stay with us. One of the major benefits of being predator free is that you... More 

Knysna, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a unique resort; both in regards to the level of service and attention to detail and the remarkable Bushman rock art. The approach drive from Clanwilliam is your first awe-inspiring experience; the rock formations make the landscape appear almost lunar. When you arrive you are greed by what looks like an oasis of green in a rather arid... More 

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JamesBasson, General Manager at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Philip W Thank you very much for the taking the time to write a review and for the wonderful feedback about our lodge and our staff and the service you received, it is greatly appreciated. I am really glad you enjoyed the stay with us and especially the trips to view the rock art as well as the high... More 

Luanda
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25 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful room, excellent service, real african atmosphere. Nice wine selection. If you visit the area, do not hesitate and stop here. Just one comment, if you can avoid the suite in front of the reception ask for it, as it may be a little noisy when people are coming in or out.

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JamesBasson, General Manager at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Sebastien Y Thank you very much for the taking the time to write a review and for the wonderful feedback about our lodge, it is greatly appreciated. I am really glad you enjoyed the stay with us and It was an absolute pleasure having you here at the lodge. I hope to welcome you back very soon. Yours Sincerely... More 

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

As a family of 6 adults and 2 children we spent 4 nights in the small private Koro Lodge in December 2014. We had an all-inclusive package that really did include everything except the wonderful Spa treatments which were well worth the extra expense. Malcom and his team,Reghardt ,Floris and Dalene, certainly went the extra mile to make our stay... More 

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JamesBasson, General Manager at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, responded to this review

Dear 779anne Thank you very much for the taking the time to write a review and for the wonderful feedback about your stay at the private villa, Koro Lodge, it is greatly appreciated. I am really glad you enjoyed the stay with us and It was an absolute pleasure having you here at the lodge. I hope to welcome you... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Although quite pricey, Bushmanskloof is a fantastic place to spend a couple of relaxing days. When you arrive at the lodge you are struck by the beauty of it all – the setting; the rocky background; the lovely pool areas with lots of green lawns, acacia trees and flowering shrubs; the birdlife; the chic decor of the rooms. Unfortunately the... More 

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JamesBasson, General Manager at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, responded to this review

Dear 106MaritaP Thank you very much for the taking the time to write a review and for the wonderful feedback about our lodge, it is greatly appreciated. I am really glad you enjoyed the stay with us and it was an absolute pleasure in assisting with the room move. I was so pleased to read that you enjoyed the food... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My family and I were fortunate to spend a weekend at Bushmans Kloof in January 2014. What an incredible piece of paradise! Spectacular scenery, breathtaking vistas and the most tranquil lodge experience. We found the staff to be warm and welcoming as well as extremely friendly, courteous and highly professional - right through from wait staff through to the gentleman... More 

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JamesBasson, General Manager at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Raximus Thank you very much for the taking the time to write a review and for the wonderful feedback about our lodge, it is greatly appreciated. I am really glad you enjoyed the stay with us and especially the food. I have to agree with the you, the views of the rock formations and the Cederberg are second to... More 

Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

My husband and I just returned from a short 'mini'moon' at Bushmans Kloof, after our wedding in Cape Town. A stay at Bushmans Kloof doesn't come cheap but it was worth every penny and we will certainly be saving up to return again, some time in the future! The scenery is stunning and there was plenty of things to see... More 

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JamesBasson, General Manager at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Hayley P Thank you very much for the taking the time to write a review and for the wonderful feedback about our lodge, it is greatly appreciated. I am really glad you enjoyed the stay with us and that you enjoyed the spa as well as the food. I was also pleased to read that you were able to... More 

Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Bushmans Kloof is really worth visiting. What a views, what a service, what a Food! The staff was extremely friendly and everything was taken care off. Couldn't think of any suggestion to make our stay better. Top class!

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JamesBasson, General Manager at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, responded to this review

Dear ELS L Thank you very much for the taking the time to write a review and for the wonderful feedback about our lodge, it is greatly appreciated. I am really glad you enjoyed the stay with us and It was an absolute pleasure having you here at the lodge. I hope to welcome you back very soon. Yours Sincerely... More 

Brussels, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We stayed at Bushman's Kloof for the second time from 24 to 28 January 2015. Just as in 2014, our stay was a most fascinating and inspiring experience. The natural friendliness of the staff, the choice of delicious food and wine, the beautiful rooms in pure Karen-Blixen-Out-of-Africa style, the life changing spa treatments, the amazing game drives and - most... More 

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Dear Gertrud Q Thank you very much for the taking the time to write a review and for the wonderful feedback about our lodge, it is greatly appreciated. I am really glad you enjoyed the stay with us and more specifically the spa, food, nature drives and rock art trips. Zenobia has been with us for almost 8 years, she... More 

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