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Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat

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Cederberg Mountains, Clanwilliam 8135, South Africa
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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My partner and I recently spent 2 nights at this little piece of heaven. Words cannot describe the beauty that surrounds you at Bushmanskloof nor the level of service and commitment by the staff! Everyone at the hotel has one goal and that is to make your stay memorable and magical. The rooms are beautiful and have all the amenities... More 

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Bonn, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly special location, excellent accomodation and a very fine restaurant. Being a Relais Chateau I guess you would expect all of this - to achieve this in the wilderness of the Cederberg is quite some feat. I visited on my own ans was immediately made to feel like one of the family - the staff are what really makes... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently spent two magical nights at the wonderful Bushmans Kloof. What a privilege to be surrounded by such natural beauty, which has and continues to be meticulously preserved by the fabulous team at the Reserve. The service was exceptional to say the very least, and the attention to detail, unsurpassed. All very understated, yet so much thought into every... More 

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

Dear Johannes B Thank you very much for the taking the time to write a review and for the wonderful feedback about your stay, it is greatly appreciated. I am really glad you enjoyed the stay and thank you for the wonderful comments about the interaction you had with the staff and the service you received. It was an absolute... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I spent 3 nights at Bushmans Kloof recently and had the most amazing time. Our room was lovely, comfortable with great quality linen and beds.The staff were fantastic, so welcoming and warm. There is so much attention to details and lots of little surprises, from hot chocolate while star gazing to hot water bottles on game drives...The... More 

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

Dear Tanya B Thank you very much for the taking the time to write a review and for the wonderful feedback about your stay, it is greatly appreciated. I am really glad you enjoyed the stay and especially the cusine, your interaction with the staff and your guide as well as the service and the hot chocolate and hot water... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It may seem odd to use the word "honor" when describing an experience such as this, but there is something uniquely "honorable" about Bushman's Kloof. Perhaps it is the great respect with which the San rock art sites are regarded, or the way in which the resort treats its staff and the staff welcomes visitors. There is an integrity here... More 

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

Dear Robin B Thank you very much for the taking the time to write a review. Thank you for the wonderful comments and compliments about what you experienced at the lodge from the cuisine, to the trips with your guide Gerhard, to your visit to Elizabethfontein Primary and finaly seeing our champion Rie Dancer's in action. I also appreciate your... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are staying here as a family holiday, which is not cheap, but the winter special rates make it more affordable. You definitely get alot for your money- this is a top class establishment. The accommodation is really spacious and luxurious. The staff are friendly and really try to ensure our needs are met. I must make special mention of... More 

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

Dear 450DEB Thank you very much for the taking the time to write a review and for the wonderful feedback about your stay and our staff, it is greatly appreciated. I am really glad you enjoyed the stay and I was also pleased to read that you enjoyed the trips with your guide Londo to the rock art, the history... More 

Lausanne, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its been a few months now sine we were at Bushman's Kloof and still remember it vividly. After a long drive and some 8 km along a barren track you arrive at the main gates and know that this is going to be a special experience and it didn't disappoint. Staff were friendly and the highlight was definitely the trek... More 

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

Dear Christina P Thank you very much for the taking the time to write a review and for the wonderful feedback about your stay and our staff, it is greatly appreciated. I am really glad you enjoyed the stay and I was also pleased to read that you enjoyed the trips with your guide to the rock art, the history... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked to stay at Bushmanskloof for my birthday. Knowing that the retreat had excellent reviews we arrived with high expectations. We were not let down. The experience was so exceptional we had to extend our booking because we simply did not want to leave. From the outset, the staff are magnificent, friendly with warm smiles accompanying exceptional service. The... More 

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

Dear Mike3315 Thank you very much for the taking the time to write a review and for the wonderful feedback about your stay and the staff, it is greatly appreciated. I am really glad you enjoyed the stay and especially the cuisine. It was an absolute pleasure having you and your family here at the lodge and I look to... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only 3 hours drive from Cape Town, Bushmans Kloof is a hidden gem. We had been wanting to stay there for quite some time and it exceeded our expectations, which was very refreshing. The setting, accommodation, food and staff were fantastic. Our guide, Byron, was great and very knowledgable. All the staff were very helpful and friendly which made for... More 

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

Dear Trimmer76 Thank you very much for the taking the time to write a review and for the wonderful feedback about your stay, it is greatly appreciated. I am really glad you enjoyed the stay and especially the cuisine and the ineraction you had with the staff. I was also pleased to read that you enjoyed the trips with your... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the most extraordinary two nights at Bushmans Kloof. A piece of heaven with exquisite surrounds. The lodge is tastefully appointed our suite was gorgeous and the service levels outstanding Be prepared for an overload of stunning cuisine which is plentiful and served almost all day!! We took mountain bikes which were in the best condition and had a... More 

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

Dear Britak1 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 cuisine as well as the service your stay with us. One of the major benefits of being predator free is that you are able to enjoy... More 

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