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Bhubesi Camp

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Lisboa
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

We spent one night at Bhubesi and were immediately conquered by the smiling staff, the good food, the rich wildlife and the great accommodation in a beautiful stone house right in the jungle. Real Africa!

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Ngodwana
Reviewed January 16, 2017

Hlane National Park is small but has big character and wonderful staff. Bubhesi is isolated and quiet, in the middle of the bush with the river running below in front of the cottages. The dirt roads aren't too good in summer if there is a lot of rain. Remember to take bottled drinking and cooking water with you as the...

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Ann R, Public Relations Manager at Bhubesi Camp, responded to this review

A wonderful review thank you! Thank you for the comment on the water - this has been forwarded to Management for their attention. The water should not be brown, but when the river comes down or is low, it can be. Lovely compliments regarding our accommodation and staff, thank you!

Randburg
Reviewed November 12, 2016

This hotel is located inside the Hlane national park, but is accessible only by 4x4. The unit is clean, Bathroom is excellent. Beds are very uncomfortable, esp. if you are tall. They are single beds. Electricity often fails (while we were there). a little difficult to find. No room service, no TV. This place has lots of SNAKES. Beware. Also...

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Ann R, Public Relations Manager at Bhubesi Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review. Our beds are standard single beds. Wonderful to hear you found the accommodation clean and presentable. The electricity is usually consistent, but the post-drought rains may have played a part? Hlane is about being in the bush, and we do not intend placing TV's into any accommodation, the point being to maximise the nature...

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed October 25, 2016

The camp is far away from the main camp, without any possibility for activieties other than sleep there. Absolutely no animals around other than snakes. 45 min drive to the main camp. Accomodation is clean and large. Tap water is brownish.

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Ann R, Public Relations Manager at Bhubesi Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review, Bhubesi is promoted as a remote self-catering camp, 16km from Ndlovu Camp (main camp) where activities etc depart. Bhubesi is fantastic for R&R, birdwatching and is often visited by bushbuck, impala, nyala, kudu and the like. We area grateful you enjoyed the accommodation - which is currently being upgraded to each room en-suite! Thank...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Loved the accommodation here and our bush camp. We felt totally isolated being so close to the game we would light a bug fire at night with our free wood and listen to the animal Noises at night. I only wish we stayed longer than 2 nights. We went to the near by simunye country lodge for lunch and used...

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Ann R, Public Relations Manager at Bhubesi Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. Apologies for this late response. Bhubesi is a wonderful bush retreat! Come back in high summer and you might witness the vultures bathing in the river...a very special treat!

Alberton, South Africa
Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Very nice camp. Enjoyed our stay. Only need a swimming pool. Will visit again. Unit we booked were very nice and clean. Staff were very friendly. Self drive game drives were unforgettable. As we enter the camp we were greeted by Elephants.

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Ann R, Public Relations Manager at Bhubesi Camp, responded to this review

A lovely review, thank you!

Prescott Valley, Arizona
Reviewed December 20, 2015

Thesse self catering units were qute large and very reasonably priced. Our unit had two large bedrooms, a shower room, a separate room with sink and toilet, The units were on the rustic side, but very clean and spacious. We had a very large outdoor patio area. Another big plus is that it had electricity, which is not easy to...

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Ann R, Public Relations Manager at Bhubesi Camp, responded to this review

A fabulous review, thank you!

Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reviewed August 19, 2015

This camp is a great location to experience the African bush. Staff extremely kind and helpful. Major negative is the overgrown dirt road that leads to the camp. We traveled in a Mercedes Sprinter and had to stop many times to cut the overgrown bush.

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Ann R, Public Relations Manager at Bhubesi Camp, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review, and huge apologies about the overgrown road! Our conservation department is usually on top of the roads, and this has been brought to their attention. Thank you for bringing it to ours!

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

We spent 3 nights at Bhubesi in chalet no 4. It had 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen (no microwave) with electricity. It suited us very well. If we were to go back we would choose chalet 3 or 6 as they are more secluded. We loved Hlane National park and saw a lot of game...

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Ann R, Public Relations Manager at Bhubesi Camp, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Hlane's Bhubesi Camp and the lovely comments. The noise levels from staff however are unacceptible - thank you for raising this. Although this response to your review is very late indeed (a change over of marketing manager! - apologies!) it has been brought to the Manager's attention and will be...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed January 17, 2014

One of the best places to visit in Swaziland, the wildlife is amazing, at the camp site the staff will be friendly willing to help where they can, the amazing view. We saw hippos, rhinos, elephants something you don't see anymore. breakfast was service near a waterhole will all the wild life coming out for a drink. its a must...

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Address: northwest corner of park, Hlane Royal National Park, Swaziland
Location: Swaziland > Lubombo District > Hlane Royal National Park
Also Known As:
Bhubesi Camp Swaziland/Hlane Royal National Park
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“Cottage Number 3 has minimal steps and a good view of the river”
karenhD2416QC, Jan 16, 2017 | Read review
“drive during the day to find your rooms. Very hard to find at night - deep in the bush.”
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