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“First time visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Bakgatla Resort

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Bakgatla Resort
Johannesburg
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26 reviews
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“First time visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013

While a little tired the resort is great and and offers a lot of potential. A little TLC is needed but we had a great time. The shop has limited supplies and we had to go elsewhere to source some of the items we had not packed.

The chalets (we had 3) were comfortable

Would I go back? Yes in a flash

Room Tip: We had rooms 33 to 35 which we situated next to the play area for kids
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2013

Resort is in urgent need of maintenance/facelift. Ablution facilities are abysmal - half the showers don't work, no toilet paper, missing tiles, etc. Not always hot water. Swimming pool is kept clean, but no benches around the pool. Playground facilities in dire need of repaint and repair. Shop only stocks the most basic products. Management does not seem to be ploughing any money back into this facility, which is a pity. Resort staff walking past the campsite woke us up every day of our stay with their noisy chatter at around 04:30 in the morning.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Bakgatla Resort

Property: Bakgatla Resort
Address: Pilanesberg | Bakgatla Gate, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Pilanesberg National Park
Amenities:
Swimming Pool
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Ranked #10 of 14 Specialty Lodging in Pilanesberg National Park
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