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Buhala Lodge

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

An exceptionally well run property, with the personal touch of the owner and his wife, which makes the difference! We look forward to our next visit, which will be during the summer, when we hope to use this as our base to visit the Kruger National Park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at Buhala for four nights on our first trip to Africa. We were impressed by the friendly and welcoming staff who were there to answer any questions we had. The room was very large and had a view of the river. It was very clean and the bed was quite comfortable. We also booked a few excursions into... More 

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Sheffield Beach, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Buhala Lodge ticks every box on my wish list of what an excellent hotel should be. Staff enchanting and have been there for many yrs. Decor elegant and tastefully executed. Million dollar setting and views. Food delicious. Personal but not over the top. Would I return, actually would happily take up residence.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Calm and peaceful scenery that invites for relaxation. The lodge is set in has a lovely peaceful setting with a great outside deck with a fantastic view over the crocodile river. We had a great stay for med and my father. Nice facility and very friendly staff. Dinner was amazing Only thing missing were an open firepit - a gym... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful tranquil lodge on the Crocodile river overlooking the Kruger with good accommodation. We were upgraded to a suite which was very nice (thank you). Staff were excellent being both friendly, interesting and helpful. Excellent dinner in the evenings. Ideally placed to play golf at Leopard Creek which we really enjoyed. Also took advantage of a game drive with the... More 

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stellenbosch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second visit. The elephant suites were superb Fantastic hosts. Staff are super friendly and helpful. Location is one of the best in the country. Nothing nicer than sitting on the patio and seeing the wildlife. Food was great. We will be back.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic hotel with remarkable views of the Kruger Park! Great staff and food was outstanding! Best place to stay if looking to play golf at Leopard Creek. The rooms are generous sized and classically styled! Will definitely be back!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at Buhala for 3 nights, with 2 other couples, after spending 8 days self drive/self catering in the Kruger Park. Our prime reason for choosing Buhala was because they had access to tee-times at the exclusive, members-only, Leopard Creek Golf Course. In addition, we wanted to enjoy a little bit of luxury after a wonderful, but relatively basic, time... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Truly loved this place! The views, night time relaxation, massages, dinner drinks overlooking the river were absolutely wonderful! The staff couldn't have been more helpful. I will come back to this place!

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Buhala, Manager at Buhala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for these very kind words. We are so pleased that you enjoyed everything Buhala has to offer. We do sincerely hope that you will return again soon for another visit. Thank you once again. With warm regards, The Buhala Lodge Team More 

Windhoek
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We took our Golf day winners on a weekend here and what a great weekend it was. Friendly staff that assisted with everything we needed and went the extra mile to make our stay pleasant. Rooms were clean, spacious and had the best views. The food was amazing. I'd definitely go back here.

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Buhala, Manager at Buhala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this very kind review. We are so pleased that you had such a wonderful time here and it is really lovely to hear that you would want to return again. We do hope that you make this part of your holiday itinerary and that we can welcome you back to Buhala again very soon. Thank... 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: $223 - $285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Buhala Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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