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Hamar, Norway
Reviewed 22 February 2014

We were a group of 20 booked for a period of 4 days from 2 - 6 January 2013. I personally made our bookings through SA Places 7 months prior and requested specific self-catering units. I paid everything upfront and our specific lodging was confirmed. On arrival we were allocated completely different rooms, our rooms had already been given to...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 14 August 2013

First time staying at Bushlands self catering units. Bathroom in a terrible state....bath dirty and floor dirty as well. Linen on bunk beds not clean...even hairs in the top bunk. Roasting tray was dirty with old fat in it. There were no bath towels and when they did bring towels, only left 5 and there were 6 of us....! But...

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4Thank Paddie S
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 5 August 2013

After having stayed at Bushlands and not finding anything available in the area we decided to try Bushlands again. 1st night we found that there was a terrible smell around the area of the Chalet.The next morning there was no water available. We reported and water came on again after another hour. We than discovered that the sewage pit next...

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1Thank 20141125dvg
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 28 April 2013

We were extremely disappointed first by the reception we received on arrival and the non existent help we received getting to our room/cabin set deep in the trees. The fire drill posted in the room says to phone emergency number in case of fire, difficult as there was No phone. The room was clean but the bathroom needs updating. The...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 22 September 2012

We recently spend 3 nights in the self catering. The bedrooms had comfortable beds and the chalet was serviced daily. Kitchen is too basic, no working area. The chalet was in need of repair.As we had continuous rain for 2 days the gutters were leaking badly onto the verandah. We saw Nyala, duiker quite a few times from the verandah...

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1Thank 20141125dvg
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2012

I've given this 5 stars rather than 4 because of the excellent service and attention to detail of the staff working here. I only stayed for one night while touring Zululand with my tour guide. Bushlands was an excellent choice on her part and an unforgettable experience. Rooms are evelvated log cabin style units connected by walkways through the bush....

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1Thank N_Young47
Shelly Beach, South Africa
Reviewed 19 January 2012

My husband and I spent the weekend at Bushlands Game Lodge in Janauary 2012. Bushlands is made up of individual log-cabin style units. Our particular unit (No.6) was set right in the sand forest. The units are connected to one another and to the dining-room and reception area etc by raised board-walks. Our room was very comfortable and the lodge...

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1Thank GillRichardson
United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2012

We stayed here for two nights self catering, and the rooms were just fantastic. Tastefully decorated with air con in both bedrooms which get serviced daily. The lodges are clustered togethor but there is enough privacy, with sturdy boardwalks linking them all. The pool is a godsend in the hot weather! We had the buffet for one night which was...

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Thank Kay M
LONDON
Reviewed 18 December 2011

Cabins/lodges much as described by others - quiet, comfortable, well serviced but a little tire looking. Self guided walks very enjoyable. Saw giraffe, impala, kyala, wildebeest, zebra, vervet monkeys and thick tailed bush babies plus many birds. Game warden escorted trip to Hluhluwe game reserve itself well worthwhile. Saw buffalo, rhino, elephant, warthog, zebra, and many antelope types. Take warm,...

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Bedfordshire, England
Reviewed 8 November 2011

The accommodation is in comfortable cabins spread over a wide area and accessed by raised walkways. The bathroom in our cabin had seen better days, but was acceptable for the 2 nights we were at Bushlands. The staff here were fantastically friendly and helpful, and the chef made special gluten-free meals for my wife.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Additional Information about Gooderson Bushlands Game Lodge

Address: Lot H99, Bushlands Road, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range: $137 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gooderson Bushlands Game Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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“Rooms at the end of the walkway are great to see the animals from, BUT, if you are elderly take the rooms nearer to the restaurant and bar.”
olgapolovski, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are in between the trees. Very peaceful with lots of birds”
Angela20142014, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for a room further away from the restaurant if you want giraffes walking past your lodge or closer if you don't want to walk to dinner”
Skebenga, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lovely rooms sorrounded by natures beauty all around.”
Danube13, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Visit the water hole and walk out in the field to be with the animals”
Frank077, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
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