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    Buhala Lodge

    12KM Beyond Malelane Town on the N4 | Van Graan Se Dam, Crocodile River, Malelane 1320, South Africa
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          US$259
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          Overview
          • Excellent78%
          • Very good14%
          • Average4%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible1%
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          “leopard creek” (74 reviews)
          “golf course” (26 reviews)
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          Reviewed 3 days ago

          I have (sadly) just finished a five night stay at Buhala. I had the best time! The Lodge is looking fantastic with newly decorated areas and delicious food. I had lots of "extras" like laundry done, private game drives, good wines and it was not...More

          Thank Michael P
          Reviewed 4 days ago

          We were disappointed about the service and food. Service of servants wasn't good at all. Food was not what you would expected by this price of the lodge. When we finished dinner at 2030 lodge was completely dark. All lights were off and we had...More

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          Thank 646annemiekev
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Honestly the nicest lodge I have stayed at First time in the Malalane area. Right on the Crocodile river. We had the most beautiful river room with a mini plunge pool. The bath is in the room. Our room had an out door shower. The...More

          Thank Shirls45
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          Lovely location if you on your way to Mozambique or Swaziland. Not ideal if you intend visiting Kruger as guided tours will set you back R1500pp. You can of course self drive but then the experience not as great. Not many options for dinner which...More

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          Thank raffaella121
          Response from Colin R, Owner at Buhala LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

          Hi Raffi, what a surprise to read your review after your very positive comments when you left. We really strive to provide all our guests with a truly memorable experience and therefor like to address any issues as soon as possible. Firstly, our game drives...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          Wonderful relaxing setting. The rooms are large and well appointed. The dinner was outstanding. We only stayed one night but wish we had booked for longer. Highly recommenced. Definitely one to return to.More

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          Thank christophereh2017
          Response from Colin R, Owner at Buhala LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

          Thank you very much for this gracious review of Buhala Lodge. We do pride ourselves on providing excellent customer experience and it is always heart warming to hear that our guests loved staying here (and wished they could have stayed longer). We do hope in...More

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          • Airport Transportation
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          • US$286 - US$353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 17
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          • Malelane
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          Traveller (119)
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          Room Tips
          "The Elephant Suite was excellent with fantastic views including when using the outside shower!"
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          "Any room...but one with a balcony is great"
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          "Always ask for a room with a balcony overlooking the River."
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          "i would stay in room in main block with balcony looking over river"
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