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Thunzi Bush Lodge

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 13 March 2016

The staff were very helpful and the lake area extremely pretty but for a four star we expected a little more from our chalet. There are no restaurant/bar facilities at the lodge but the self catering facilities were very limited with a tiny bar fridge and a freezer barely big enough for a bag of ice. Also the overall cleanliness...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Well equipped kitchen area in a lovely lodge. Picnic that we ordered was lovely. Lodge clean and comfortable with a lovely terrace. Staff very freindly. Nice area with walks from the lodges. Would stay here again.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 29 February 2016

A little piece of paradise 30 km from my house in Port Elizabeth. Well appointed chalets.We stayed in Narina. Private, with views over the wetlands.clean and neat and well equipped kitchenette.clean and tidy pool area as well as offering picnic spots.Wi-fi and dstv available.You can pre- order picnic hampers before arriving and reception will set up the necessary blankets and...

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Thank kevin s
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 22 February 2016

This place is amazing it's just you surrounded by nature all round. I love the log cabins very private and the weather was perfect it rained and we felt like we were in our own little bushy thick green paradise with sounds of crickets and all sorts of critters. I was in awe at the tranquility and peace I felt....

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Peace and Tranquility, the accomodation exceeded our expectation, although we did not make use of the picnic option the sites were set up very nice and romantic, we would recommend it to all. Our stay was amazing

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Thank sanete2016
Boksburg, South Africa
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We attended a function in PE over the week end of the 5th Feb 2016 and opted to stay out of town at the Thunzi Bush Lodge. We stayed in the one bedroom chalets which were beautifully furnished with lovely bathrooms. The private Boma areas are a delight and have a secluded feel.We orders the Breakfast basket which were delicious....

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Thank Stephen2711953
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 January 2016

This self-catering accommodation is beautifully located in middle of nature. The room is great so is the view. Little monkey came by to say hello in the morning on the balcony. We would definitely come back!

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Thank Linda E
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 23 January 2016

We had a wonderful 3-night stay at Thunzi. The room was wonderfully setup with a balcony, gas hob, plenty of kitchen equipment (even for baking!), and a large bath. Each cabin feels secluded and private, and has its own boma area to braai. On the property is a well maintained pool, and a lake. Beaches and shops are close, but...

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Thank Christopher W
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 17 January 2016

We found Thunzi the perfect break away, just 30min from PE. Beautiful accommodation & surrounds. Picnics is a must! Very relaxing & revitalizing. Would definitely return in the not to distant future..

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Pretoria
Reviewed 16 January 2016

We had a fantastic time and would have loved to stay longer. The lodge we had was very private, well equipped and luxurious. We had a self-catering unit, but cleaning staff was very friendly. Most of all - the lodge is located in the bush with lovely views over the surroundings. Bird-lovers paradise and lots of short walking trails available....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thunzi in isiXhosa means "in the shade," describing a typical lazy afternoon in the forest valley. This tranquil sanctuary of coastal forest can be found 20 minutes West of Port Elizabeth and is nestled at the base of a 44 hectare private valley overlooking a pristine and lush river wetland. Luxury 4* Self-catering Chalets are fully equipped and have their own private boma's nestled under a milkwood/acacia tree in the indigenous forest where family and friends can gather and enjoy a few drinks and braai (barbeque). Added extras for your convenience include various DSTV select, dressing gowns, air-conditioning, tea/coffee amenities, mini chocolates, heating, hair dryer, daily housekeeping service and laundry facilities. There is a free Wi-Fi hotspot at the reception area and cellphone reception throughout the estate. Guests can enjoy bird watching, bass fishing, forest walks, spa treatments as well as beach walks and sand boarding at the Maitland Beach only 3km from Thunzi. Gourmet picnics are on offer Tuesdays to Sundays and you don't have to be an overnight guest to enjoy this - day visitors more than are welcome! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunzi Bush Lodge

Address: Maitland Road | Maitland, Port Elizabeth 6018, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
Price Range: $104 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Thunzi Bush Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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