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Sunbird Lodge

3.0 of 5 21 Aalwyn Street, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunbird lodge has everything you need and a relaxed atmosphere. No luxury but comfortable rooms, free WiFi and fantastic hospitality. Our room were facing big garden and a nice pool and situated in quiet neighbourhood.

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Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. Enjoy the rest of your travels and hope you play some great golf courses on the way! More 

Senlis, France
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights at Sunbird lodge and we were vert happy with our experience. - the booking was handled in a friendly and efficient manner - the welcoming was also friendly! - the room was very large with a beautiful view on the garden - very quiet surrounding. - beautiful swimming pool and nice braai (BBQ) area - we... More 

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Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much, it was great having you guys stay here with us and I know you had a great time visiting the park. Its a shame your holiday is over, but we look forward to next time. All the best More 

Johannesburg
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful hospitality from Dave and Sam, who anticipated our every need and provided really helpful information and directions to the Olifants River cruise and to the Hat and Creek for dinner. Although we only stayed for 1 night, Sunbird Lodge is close enough to the Kruger Gate to use as a base for Kruger visits. Their pool, braai area and... More 

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Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird Lodge, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope you had a great time in the park and we look forward to seeing you both again the next time you are heading this way. More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We spent 3 nights at Sunbird Lodge and enjoyed it thoroughly. The lodge has a beautiful and peaceful setting, and provides an ideal sanctuary to rest at after spending days driving around the Kruger. Dave is a great host and gave us some good tips on restaurants as well as routes to drive in the Kruger Park. Will definitely visit... More 

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Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Was great having you guys staying here. Hope you enjoy the rest of your stay back home in SA and look forward to seeing you all next time you are heading this way. More 

Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Large clean rooms with very inviting gardens to look out on to. Enjoyed our short stay with Dave and Ann who were both helpful in suggesting restaurants and places to shop for our onward trip. Played a round of golf at the once famous Hans Merensky Golf Course, sad as it needs some attention.

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Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, was great having you guys here. We look forward to the next time.... More 

Banbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Just returned from S.A and had a great 4 night stay at Sunbird. Really nice spacious rooms, lovely clean pool and beautiful surrounding gardens. Dave was really helpful suggesting activities and putting us in contact with the right people. Nothing it too much trouble. Also a great feature that pack-up breakfasts are available for those early morning, drives and walks... More 

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Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird Lodge, responded to this review

So pleased you guys enjoyed your time with us and had fun with all the activities you did. Really good to hear about the great sightings on the micro light flights, it was a fitting end to your trip. Until next time.... More 

Grayslake, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Dave is a great host, and most helpful with guidance on Kruger Park. Grounds are beautiful, and the lodge is located in a secure location in a quiet neighborhood. The room was very clean, quiet and comfortable. It's perfect for staying a night or two before entering the park.

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Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We hope you had a great holiday and enjoyed your stay in the park. Best wishes... More 

Kópavogur, Gullbringusysla, Iceland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Sunbird lodge was very convenient for our trip into Kruger National Park. Dave the owner knows his business. He gave us valuable tips regarding our self-drive to Palaborwa. He had excellent overview over how to get the most out of exploring Kruger. That made it easy for us to decide how we wanted to spend our time. He also gave... More 

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Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you both very much, really glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope the rest of your trip went well. Best wishes More 

Cape town
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Owners Dave and Sam are the most welcoming people! The place is amazing, very nice to relax after the Kruger park. Very helpful and passionate owners! Definitely recommended for everyone! There isn't a thing not to like at this place!

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Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. was great to have you both staying with us and hope your time In Capetown goes well! More 

Bratislava, Slovakia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We spent 2 nights at Sunbird Lodge in Phalaborwa and we really enjoyed it. The owners are great persons, taking care about everything, giving warm welcome and valuable advices. Large rooms, clean, comfortable beds, large bathroom. Beautiful green garden with flowers and many birds, swimming pool, fireplace with seating. Secure parking inside. Large LCD TV, but you usually dont need... More 

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Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very kind review. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you got some great sightings in the park. Not sure why the WIFI was dropping in and out, its not a normal problem but will look into it. See you next time you are in the area! More 

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Address: 21 Aalwyn Street, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Phalaborwa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunbird Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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