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Alicedale
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I understand that it's a Gary Player designer course, but the many deep bunkers placed strategically makes it very difficult for the average handicapper to get out of these bunkers, or even make a sand save, which results in a not so memorable golfing experience. The staff, accommodation and food was really good.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

It is a great place for a bunch of friends that want to get away together. The accommodation is affordable and value for money. The staff are friendly and accommodating. We will definitely be back!!!!

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Alicedale
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

A great venue to explore Grahams town & surroundings- even when not playing golf! During Gt. festival times (winter & off season) it is a lovely retreat into a generous, serene natural & quite setting- surrounded by game & nature reserves. To cross the disused railway bridge within the estate- can produce a few extra minutes of thrill or fear-... More 

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Alicedale
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

I attended the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. Unfortunately, the accommodations near the town were fully booked. I have to stay the Bushman Sands Golf Lodge even though it located from the festival venues for 50 minutes by car. It was great choice. I was very tired to watch the programs of the festival. But I feel very comfortable whenever... More 

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East London, South Africa
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Was once a great place, now it need TLC. Service in the pub was great, the staff were helpful, bathrooms were awesome, just the rooms needed that little extra something. Plugs didn't work properly, blew that night, no cell phones could be charged etc. no numbers to phone were listed.

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Despatch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

My trip was so nice that I decided to purchase a property on the estate. I love the special they had for R550 per room 2ppl sharing plus breakfast per night. I want to bring more people but with this special.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We enjoyed our stay and would return in the near future. Maintenance in bedrooms and especially bathrooms could be attended to. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Would have enjoyed spa facilities. Breakfast was nice. Staff in dining area excellent.

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Alicedale
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

It is not far from PE, it is not costing an arm and a leg. The golf course should be used as it is a good test for all golfers. Friendly staff. They can accommodate almost every request you have. The area/surroundings is very beautiful.

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Uitenhage, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

This is a great Lodge, and you can definitely see that from the decoration of the rooms. Very luxurious, clean and neat. Facilities are very good. Golf course are great. Enjoyed the quite sunset and the stars. Can definitely recommend this establishment. Thank you for a wonderful relaxing weekend.

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Oyster Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

After seeing a good special on Groupon of a place we have never heard of before, we decided to give it a try. We had a problem booking through Groupon and decided to go anyway with the normal rate. After a 30km dirt road (great condition road), we found this superb hotel in Alicedale. The room is just stunning with... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the Bushman's River Gorge, in the heart of the Greater Addo in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, Bushman Sands Golf Lodge features an 18-hole Gary Player Signature golf course and Luxury Lodge Accommodation. The 18 Hole Gary Player designed championship Golf Course is a challenging yet friendly course that follows the banks of the Bushman's and New Year's Rivers! The fairways are molded and shaped into gentle slopes to reflect the natural flow and fall of the banks of the Bushman and New Year's Rivers to its best possible advantage. Pot Bunkers ensure an exigent, yet exciting! Golf Club facilities include a pro-shop and two spacious locker rooms, each with showers. Golf Carts and limited sets of golf clubs are available for hire. Caddies are available with prior arrangement. The complimentary use of the onsite gymnasium, coupled with a scenic swimming pool, will add that special touch to your getaway. The Lodge boasts 13 tastefully decorated rooms, all marked by welcoming warmth, a hint of intimacy and stunning views of the golf course and hills beyond. The Luxurious rooms are all en-suite, featuring spacious bath rooms with a bath, shower, twin vanity and toilet. Each room has its own private patio, opening onto the pristine landscapes and picturesque golf course. All rooms are fully air conditioned and offers limited DSTV channels. Culinary delights in the form of light A la carte meals are available from the Lodges' Clubhouse Pub-restaurant. Bushman Sands - the perfect golfers' getaway! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bushman Sands Golf Lodge

Address: 342 Mati Street | PO Box 39, Alicedale 6135, South Africa (Formerly Bushman Sands Hotel)
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Alicedale
Price Range: $38 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bushman Sands Golf Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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