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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience nice relaxing experience. The dining facilities face the watering hole. Not uncommon to see Hippos, elephants, and zebra's walk up to the watering hole. Customer service was exceptional, our host Tshepang "Faith" Moutloatse went out of her way to make us comfortable. Faith also arranged an unscheduled private tour of the Palace facility in Sun City. I highly... More 

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Istanbul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Bakabung as part of our 1 week South Africa Tour. It is in the Pilanesberg National Park. Beautiful wood architecture. Excellent restaurant with good South African wines selection. Room was very comfortable with 2 double beds. My wife and I wishe we could extend our stay there for a few more days, but couldn't because it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My stay at the Bakubung Lodge was amazing! The facility exceeded my expectations and the staff members from the front desk, to the restaurant to housekeeping displayed the highest level of hospitality and service but I cannot give enough accolades to Faith in guest relations. Faith went above and beyond to make certain that our experience was unique. One of... More 

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North Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to drive up after working on Johannesburg all week for some R&R Pilanesburg reserve on the way was incredible as was the outdoor meal when we arrive. Luxurious accomodation as well as excellent food and fantastic staff Well worth the drive before heading back to the airport for the flight back to Sydney

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully facilities, excellent food and where else can you have breakfast and watch the elephants and zebras walk right up to the watering hole. Oh and the lodge safaris were great actually found the big five! The staff was also excellent and very accommodating. Special accolades to Faith Moutloatse who went way beyond her job to make sure we had... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this bush lodge as to celebrate my husband 40th Birthday. Location is very good - close to sun city (5 min) to other gate, food is delicious and boma yesterday is nice too. Game drive is awesome as we see 4 out of big 5. The only thing is I've planned birthday cake via email/upon on check-in and email... More 

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

The lodge is a relatively easy 2 hour drive from Johannesburg. The décor is typically bush-themed and a bit dated. They are welcoming and courteous. The standard rooms can sleep 2 adults and 2 children but are a bit cramped. The staff are however excellent. The service at reception and during the meals is very good. Special mention must be... More 

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Austell, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Living in nature at Bakubung was exceptional! The sites, the animals, the entire experience was phenomenal. Seeing the elephants, rhinos, monkeys and others grazing just yards away from you was thrilling. I felt reconnected to all of life while living at this beautiful establishment. The staff especially FAITH were super accommodating, professional, and friendly. The staff team made sure our... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pilansberg is really cool place. we we're lucki (so was our drivs name) to see all possible animal interaction, feeding of 9 lionesses just couple of meters away from gate of Bakabung, grown elephant pulling out the tree and eating roots, Two lions teasing wide rino... crazy stuff. Bush Braii wonderfull experience. Food accomodation and staff excellent. Recommended for families... More 

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Alexandria, Egypt
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27 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This my second time to stay in Bakubung Bush Lodge in 9 years. Place as authentic as usual. Game drives organized twice daily to visit Pilansberg Park full of everything you imagine from the big 5 to all. Breakfast Buffet and Dinner buffet are very rich offering a variety of selection to meet all tastes. Could not try the pool... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A mere two-hour drive from the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg and ten minutes from Sun City, lies a place of breathtaking beauty and serenity. A place called Bakubung Bush Lodge. Concealed in the rich expanses of the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park, Bakubung, or "People of the Hippo", offers guests everything they need to get in touch with the bush. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bakubung Bush Lodge

Address: Bakubung Gate, Pilanesberg National Park 0316, South Africa
Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Pilanesberg National Park
Price Range: $267 - $399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bakubung Bush Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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