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Botsebotse Luxury Retreat

52 Zebula Nature Reserve and Golf Estate | Mabula District, Bela Bela 0480, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Lasse C Nysted, Denmark
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nysted, Denmark
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a luxury home. We stayed at Botse-Botse for 3 night and Amanda and Allan made our stay an absolute perfect one. With only 4 rooms you will experience extreme service and focus. And even then they will exceed you expectations. Botse-Botse is extreme luxury and perfect kept and so tasteful furnitured. This place is inside the Zebula and... More

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Midrand, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The experience at Botsetse was great and the people there are great and know what they are supposed to do and when. My husband and I will consider coming back if there's anything we need to celebrate. The food was wow.... the welcoming, the preparation of the room..

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, where to begin! The staff at BotseBotse went out of their way to make sure that our every need was met! From moving the loungers onto the deck for us to watch the stars to picnics in the reserve, the staff at the Lodge made our time there incredibly special! Most amazing of all was the proposal they organised!... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay at BotseBotse was an absolute delight. The staff was extremely friendly and walked an extra mile to make us feel pampered and well taken care off. The rooms are beautiful, the eating arrangements spectacular. We were the only guests, occupying 2 rooms (there are 4 rooms in all) so we had the whole BotseBotse for ourselves which was... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This Lodge offers a peaceful stay with very competent staff. The staff really makes an effort with special dining arrangements, mornings and afternoons. The hot tub was an extra bonus, but sometimes conflicts with other guests. I would recommend a time schedule of some sort. I will definitely be back soon! Thank you to all at Botsebotse!

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Randburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The staff and management at BotseBotse is not only accommodating but also extremely professional, friendly and helpful at all times. I can only speak highly of my stay at BotseBotse. The rooms are beautifully decorated, the food is outstanding and the ambiance to die for. You went out your way to make us feel at home. Look forward to spending... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The food, room and atmosphere were absolutely fantastic. On arrival, we were welcomed with warm open arms and refreshing drinks. It was raining when we arrived and the staff member at Botsebotse held an umbrella for us, that made us feel at home. They went the extra mile. The room we stayed in, Marula, was exquisitely decorated. We arrived to... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Needing to escape the hustle and bustle of Joburg, we were lucky to find this little Gem, Botsebotse, only about 2 and a bit hours outside of Joburg. On arrival, we were welcomed with warm open arms and a refreshing pimms and lemonade. The staff at Botsebotse made us feel at home and were so lovely, always had a big... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

Botse team where absolutely amazing. The food,room and atmosphere were absolutely fantastic. I keep telling everyone who is willing to listen about how great our experience was. Words aren't enough to express our gratitude for the wonderful treatment we received. Amanda,Madel and the rest of the team, we cannot thank you guys enough.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We truly had a fantastic weekend. The staff at Botse Botse made it a very special experience. They truly go the extra mile to keep there guest happy & content. Not to mention the food & the service, it was IMPECCABLE! Botse Botse has got such a homey feeling, that one cannot help but feel relaxed & at ease. Another... More

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Address: 52 Zebula Nature Reserve and Golf Estate | Mabula District, Bela Bela 0480, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Bela Bela
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 26 Specialty lodging in Bela Bela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our discreet boutique getaway for the discerning traveler accommodates only eight guests offering a relaxed and refined experience, complemented by personal service and a wide range of exciting activities such as Spa, Golf, Eco Safaris and Big-5.What makes Botsebotse different? Perhaps it is about the personal service or the luxuries that you enjoy so much such as breakfast in your PJ’s in your own courtyard, a delicious picnic in the bush, a relaxing massage, a bottle of good wine, scrumptious food under a clear starlit African sky and fresh coffee next to a roaring fire.Or maybe it’s more about the whole experience than one single thing. More about the memories you made, the occasions that you celebrated and the way that you felt at home. That’s why people come back to Botsebotse Luxury Retreat again and again, because it feels like home – even for the first time. Inspired by African design and art, Botsebotse is a picture perfect boutique lodge build from stone, thatch and natural materials blending seamlessly with the surrounding lanscape. Luxurious indoor and outdoor spaces, rare African artifacts and tasteful décor combines harmoniously to provide a calming and comfortable sanctuary.The main lodge with its lapa, teak decks, crystal-clear martini pool, quaint teak hot spa tub and comfortable indoor and outdoor lounges is ideal for relaxation. Four luxurious spacious en-suite rooms accommodate only four couples at a time and are housed back-to-back in two free standing wings. The two wings are connected to the main lodge by a thatched walkway. Each room has a private screened courtyard, a lavish bathroom with a bath and shower, a private outdoor shower and undercover parking. All rooms have remote controlled air conditioning and heating, ceiling fans, comfortable Queen beds, refreshment stations, seating, flat screen televisions, DVD players, satellite TV, electronic safes and mini-bars. Room layouts are the same but the décor is unique to each room. All rooms are equipped with luxury amenities to ensure an unforgettable stay. Choose from the finest South African estate wines and enjoy culinary delights from menus created with the most discerning palettes in mind. Dine in in our dining area, on the outdoor decks, in the boma next to a roaring fire or a romantic private spot under a clear African starlit sky. Order breakfast in the privacy of your own courtyard and delicious light bistro meals or a picnic basket for lunch. Help yourself to complimentary home baked muffins and fresh fruits whenever you need a top-up snack. ... more   less 
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