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Morris County, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful place to stay. Every detail thought out to maintain the original charm. Even to honey jar complete with bee. Perfect Dining arrangements in or out. I was nervous about game foods but the Kudu with her sauce fantastic. EXCELLENT suite with spectacular views of Croc River and wondering animals. Grounds highly manicured. To: Walter & Moses. Thank you both... More 

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Buhala, Owner at Buhala Lodge, responded to this review

Phil and Amelia, thanks for taking the time to review our lodge. I am really pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We are particularly proud of our staff so it was great to read your comments re Walter and Moses. We look forward to having you back, Colin More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Simply gorgeous and so relaxing. Great hosts and attentive staff, sensational room where we received a visit to our balcony from a cheeky and rather large elephant.. Views over the river with an abundance of wildlife to watch, hippos, crocs, giraffes, an array of birds, buffalo, many types of deer, monkeys etc. The food was sensational, hope to return very... More 

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Buhala, Owner at Buhala Lodge, responded to this review

What a great review, thanks for taking the time it is always wonderful to receive such great feedback and it would be good to see you back soon. Yours, Colin. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know were to even start. I guess the owners Colin and Carol. The place is so amazing because they take so much care of their guests. They will go miles to make your stay memorable. Both of them are awesome. The rest of the staff is also amazing, caring, and always looking out on how to make your... More 

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Buhala, Owner at Buhala Lodge, responded to this review

Good to hear from you Javier! we were really pleased to be part of your celebrations and to get to meet some of your family and friends. What a great group of people. Carol and I would like to once again wish you and Karselle all the best. Colin More 

Dusseldorf, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful place to stay with excellent service. We had halfbourd - delicious meal with top quality. Buhala has now new spacy rooms with balcony, where you can watch the animals at the crocodile river. We had one of the best rooms with a nice view. We will come back very soon.

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Buhala, Owner at Buhala Lodge, responded to this review

We look forward to having you back and are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The facility is a home away from home venue with magnificent gardens beautiful scenic river views and excellent food and Accomodation . Buhala lodge is small enough to ensure private service to each guest and the staff are friendly and professional. The facility is on par with much more expensive lodges in the area and is close to the Kruger... More 

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Buhala, Owner at Buhala Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Kevin. It is great to receive comments like this and they certainly give the staff a boost. We look forward to having you back, all the best. Colin More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We booked this lodge for a one night stay. It was a late booking and we were searching around the Komatipoort area for a good place to stay. We arrived late at night and were pleasantly surprised. The rooms are stunning and the decor is beautiful. Each room/suite is designed and decorated differently. We had booked 5 rooms and therefore... More 

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Buhala, Owner at Buhala Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your recommendation, I am pleased we could turn this "chance" encounter into a memorable experience for you all. Hopefully we will see you again soon. Colin More 

Slagelse, Denmark
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Nice, friendly and excellent choice for a family trip to the near by Kruger park. I can only recommend Buhala Lodge if you look for a place to stay for a couple of days. Excellent food served in a quiet atmosphere.

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Buhala, Owner at Buhala Lodge, responded to this review

It is great to get feedback like this, thanks for taking the time to write your review. We are all very proud of Buhala and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

We stayed for 3 nights here. It was the perfect way to end our African holiday. Charming, comfortable and stylish. Great food, incredible views and sunsets, with a passing parade of wildlife to keep things interesting. I would definitely keep this place on your radar.

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Buhala, Owner at Buhala Lodge, responded to this review

We are really pleased that you enjoyed your time with us at Buhala and trust you got home safely. Thanks for your visit, we look forward to having you back soon. Colin More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Had a wonderful two days at Buhala Lodge. Service was personal, friendly, and accommodating. The location on the Crocodile River is stunning. Nothing like waking up and watching a herd of elephants swimming across the river or a hippo or cape buffalo grazing along the shore. No TVs in rooms, but this is no time to be watching television.

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Buhala, Owner at Buhala Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, the game viewing continues to be amazing which, as you point out, is why have a separate room for T.V.. I hope the rest of your trip was as good. More 

Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

We absolutely loved everything about Buhala Lodge. From the amazing views, incredibly close encounters with the elephants in front of the lodge, the walks through the sugar cane and fruit trees and the DELICIOUS meals, this place is incredible.

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Buhala, Owner at Buhala Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you back soon. Colin. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Buhala Lodge is an enchanted four star lodge situated on the Southern banks of the Crocodile River with sweeping views over the Kruger National Park. Along with the unique opportunity to play golf at the exclusive LEOPARD CREEK GOLF COURSE, Buhala Lodge also offers fine cuisine, an exceptional wine list, and friendly, happy service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buhala Lodge

Address: 12KM Beyond Malelane Town on the N4 | Van Graan Se Dam, Crocodile River, Malelane 1320, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Malelane
Price Range: $230 - $345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Buhala Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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