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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The place was fabulous, beautiful. Lots of wild life around grounds. Room were private big rooms, people and food were wonderful. They couldn't make you feel anymore comfortable. I would highly recommend them. 5 big five there and so much more.

Thank Pauline C
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

The staff is so sweet and accommodating. You just fall in love with them and want to bring them home with you. The food is the best I have had ANYWHERE! The chef has been here 18 years, and the pastry chef can’t be beat!...More

1  Thank annarc6
Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded May 2, 2018

Hi there annarc6, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave a review for Thornybush Lodge!

Reviewed April 23, 2018

Thornybush Waterside Game Lodge.... were do I start. My wife and visited in April 2018 this year, never having been on a safari before we were bowled over by the welcome we received. The staff, the food, the accommodation, the atmosphere, it was beyond reproach....More

Thank Anon280
Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded May 2, 2018

Hi there Jeff & Barbara, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review of your stay at Thornybush Waterside Lodge. I'm thrilled that you had such a wonderful time. Hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have been fortunate to visit many game lodges in South Aftica over nearly 20 years, almost all of them special in their own right. Thornybush simply standards heads and shoulders apart form the rest. The Thornybush Lodge itself is situated against...More

2  Thank martinlN5933XE
Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded April 16, 2018

Hi there martinlN5933XE, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this detailed review or Thornybush Lodge. We absolutely love hearing from our guests, especially those that keep returning, year after year. Looking forward to having you back again with us soon.

Reviewed April 12, 2018

Beyond any expectation from our arrival to departure. The staff goes out of their way to make your stay the best it can be. We stayed in #8 with a great view of the watering hole. Our room was very comfortable and the our door...More

Thank FBW_MN
Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded April 16, 2018

Hi FBW_MN, thank-you so much for leaving this review for Thornybush Lodge, we really appreciate it!

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Free Parking
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
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
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Price range
$1,136 - $1,523 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$1,136 - $1,523 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Eugene Z
January 13, 2018|
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Response from Candice W | Property representative |
Best would be to email the lodge, they will definitely be able to help orgainse the transfer and will inform you of the costs.
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Bari52718
December 15, 2017|
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Response from marymc507 | Reviewed this property |
Everything was included except tips and alcohol
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Georgi L
August 13, 2017|
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Response from marymc507 | Reviewed this property |
We had WiFi in our room
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"all rooms are good."
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"Thornybush Game Lodge has 20 lodges, of which 2 cater to families - the others have beds for couples (or..."
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"All the rooms were great!"
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"Any room here is a good room. It is simply heaven on earth."
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