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    Bakubung Bush Lodge

    Kubu Street | Bakubung Gate, Pilanesberg National Park 0316, South Africa
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    • Excellent51%
    • Very good37%
    • Average8%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “sun city” (119 reviews)
    “game drives” (189 reviews)
    “time share” (31 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Reviewed 7 November 2016

    Superb service by the staff. Very cooperative in making arrangements for vegetarian food for us. You can see the wild elephants and wildebeests right outside your balcony. The best place to be in Pilanesburg.

    Thank Riddhi M
    Reviewed 5 November 2016

    Our experience in the Pilanesberg National Park was magnificent. We've been visiting our parks and nature reserves for 16 years, regularly, and we have never seen as much of big game as we saw during the game drives here. As most of the other guests...More

    Thank Dotar5ojat
    Reviewed 31 October 2016

    Only 2 hours drive from Joburg, and a 5 minute drive into my favourite game park, rooms are lovely, and the pool is a great place to catch some sun. Excellent meals and good service. You can lie in the pool and watch the animals...More

    1  Thank Totigirl
    Response from GMokotedi, Rooms Division Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded 2 November 2016

    Dear Totigirl Thank you for the wonderful feedback, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the park and various services at the Lodge, It always makes us proud to see that the service from the team was good. Thank you for staying with us...More

    Reviewed 31 October 2016

    A long story short. After experiencing a disappointing game drive and a massive mix up in booking for our four year wedding anniversary boma dinner braai. The general manager, Joel Papenfus went above and beyond to rectify any bad experience we had that day. A...More

    Thank CarlaBlanckenberg
    Response from GMokotedi, Rooms Division Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded 2 November 2016

    Dear CarlaBlanckenberg Thank you very much for the feedback, we are delighted that the game drive mix up was satisfactorily resolved by our General Manager, we take pride in excellent customer service and guest satisfaction, and we are delighted that our boss led by example,...More

    Reviewed 29 October 2016

    What a sad difference between this visit and our previous one in 2011 - in a single serious respect: Pilanesberg is drying out! As a result of three consecutive drought years, the Bushveld has deteriorated drastically, and many tree and shrub varieties have died off...More

    1  Thank eilonglen
    Response from GMokotedi, Rooms Division Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded 2 November 2016

    Dear eilonglen Thank you very much for your comprehensive feedback, It is much appreciated. It is certainly sad to see the park drying out as a result of drought, we are also very grateful that despite the situation the animal population is still very healthy...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$388 - US$573 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 100
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    • South Africa >
    • North-West Province >
    • Pilanesberg National Park
    • Also Known As
    • Bakubung Bush Hotel Pilanesberg National Park
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    Lavie A
    11 January 2018|
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    Response from peerr2017 | Reviewed this property |
    If you are a guest at the Lodge they have two safaris a day. one at 5;30 am for three hours and one at 4:30 pm for three hours. Dont call. Physically go to reception and choose your option. This is an extra cost if it is... More
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    4 November 2017|
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    Response from Tiana A | Reviewed this property |
    You can not self-drive in park. I would not recommend bringing a 10 months old baby when touring the park.
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    Response from JoeGK | Reviewed this property |
    Pilanesberg is firstly a malaria free area - so not worries on that front. November through to feb is the wetter season so insects will be more prevalent than say May to September in the cooler dry season. as long as you... More
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