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    Thornybush Game Lodge

    Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent91%
    • Very good8%
    • Average1%
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Spa
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Thornybush Waterside Lodge
    246 reviews
    #2 of 12 Specialty lodging in Thornybush Private Game Reserve
     
    Chapungu Tented Bush Camp
    182 reviews
    #8 of 12 Specialty lodging in Thornybush Private Game Reserve
     
    Serondella Game Lodge
    294 reviews
    #3 of 12 Specialty lodging in Thornybush Private Game Reserve
     
    Waterbuck Game Lodge
    119 reviews
    #7 of 12 Specialty lodging in Thornybush Private Game Reserve
     
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    1 - 5 of 272 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    We recently stayed 3 nights at Thornybush with our two teen daughters. We had to book two rooms, which certainly made the cost higher than we would have hoped. However, this lodge is 5-star in every way. The rooms were large, especially the bathrooms. The...More

    Thank Laura B
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    My husband, two adult sons in their twenties, my elderly parents, and I recently spent 4 nights at the Thornybush Game Lodge. From the second we were greeted at the entrance we were treated like royalty. The entire staff could not do enough for you....More

    Thank marymc507
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 3 days ago

    Hi there marymc507, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this detailed review! It's not often that we get to treat 3 generations of one family, to our incredible wildlife :) We're really glad that you all enjoyed your stay, despite the chilly...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The Lodge is First Class. Rooms are clean and secluded, with terrific views. The knowledge of the staff was amazing. The Lodge lives up to its Five Star rating. The food was to die for. An of course the safari's were a thrill to behold....More

    Thank Sherri G
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 3 days ago

    Hi Sherri G, we're thrilled that you enjoyed yourself! Hope to see you back again some day.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    If your looking for a 5 star or more family bush experience (or not with the family) this is the place to go. Outstanding bush camp of the highest quality finishes and furnishing. Brilliant, knowledgeable and friendly staff. All the animal sightings you can dream...More

    Thank Anton v
    Response from ThornybushLimpopo, Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Anton, glad you had a great time with us! Looking forward to your return :)

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    At the end of May , my husband and I spent four unforgettable days at Thornybush main lodge. We had previously enjoyed numerous visits to other lodges in this area. Thornybush, however, surpassed all our expectations. On arrival we were warmly welcomed by the staff...More

    Thank Susanroseserebro
    Response from ThornybushLimpopo, Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Susanroseserebro, we're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us!

    Thornybush Waterside Lodge
    246 reviews
    #2 of 12 Specialty lodging in Thornybush Private Game Reserve
     
    Chapungu Tented Bush Camp
    182 reviews
    #8 of 12 Specialty lodging in Thornybush Private Game Reserve
     
    Serondella Game Lodge
    294 reviews
    #3 of 12 Specialty lodging in Thornybush Private Game Reserve
     
    Waterbuck Game Lodge
    119 reviews
    #7 of 12 Specialty lodging in Thornybush Private Game Reserve
     
    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • $1,087 - $1,380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Thornybush Private Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Thornybush Game Lodge South Africa/Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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    Traveler (381)
    Room & Suite (54)
    Dining (20)
    Pool & Beach (7)
    Hotel & Grounds (289)
    Bathroom (15)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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    Ian M
    February 11, 2017|
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    Response from ThornybushLimpopo | Property representative |
    Hi Ian, Temperatures only really start dropping around May but always wise to bring along something warm to wear in case of a chilly morning / evening, otherwise dress is informal and comfortable walking shoes recommended.
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    GastrodontUK
    November 2, 2016|
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    Response from Roken74 | Reviewed this property |
    We took malaria tablets whilst in South Africa the beds have netting and we were not aware of mozzies but we did not hance it
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    RadhikaSooraj
    September 27, 2016|
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    Response from Sandra B | Reviewed this property |
    It is a long drive from joburg to the reserve. I don't think that they will allow young ones on the game drives as the vehicles do not have covering. All food is prepared by them in the kitchens.
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    "Rooms 6 and 7 are close the the restaurant and were a good option for a family of four"
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    "Use the outdoor shower. No one can see you but nature"
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    "all great rooms"
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    "this is a lodge in a natonal park but very relaxing"
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