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Golden Leopard Resort - Bakgatla

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Pros: An ideal place for true vacation. Very quiet, we had restful nights. A very safe resort. We saw the big 5 animals in one evening trip. Cons: The big swimming pool was not functioning. data/Internet signal in the resort was very poor.

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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

If you want a place to stay in comfort but in the bush experience I strongly recommend the chalets in Bakgatla. The chalets are designed on the edge of the resort so that you can hear all the sounds of the wild at night. The chalets are self-catering but everything you need is there. The fridge worked very well wich...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Third time camping at Bakgatla (Feb 2016), and had a thoroughly enjoyable time. Sure, it was out-of-season and not as packed as holidays would be, but the ablutions and scullery (we camped on the electrified tent sites, and used ablution block 4) were spotless and seemed newly renovated, with all fittings and trimmings fully functional. The staff were all friendly...

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South Africa
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Our chalet was neat and clean. It was equipped with the necessary appliances and crockery to make your stay comfortable. The braai area hidden beneath the trees and next to the shrubs created the perfect ambience for a stay in the bush. It is an older camp, so if you expect luxury, bells and whistles, the better option will be...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

The resort while well situated within the Pilanesberg Game reserve is old and out dated. The cost of the self catering rooms are much higher than they should be at around R1500 per night for 2 people. The rooms are at best basic with dirty bed linen and tears in the sheets. The restaurant is average with your run of...

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2Thank Warren H
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

We had extremely noisy neighbours till the early hours of the morning whilst at Bakgatla which was handled extremely poorly by management (their solution was to move us, not the trouble makers). I had to get up thrice during the night to get security to do something about it. The trouble makers had day visitors visiting until 2am, too many...

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1Thank Warwick S
Johannesburg
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

We went camping here for our anniversary. It was out of season and is a lot quieter than Manyane camp which is catered more for families. Staff were incredibly helpful and went out of their way to help us, including maintenance, restaurant and front staff. Getting into the pilansberg park is a breeze as the gate is just next to...

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Thank Adam G
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2015

My friends and I stayed here for two nights in January and thought it was excellent. We booked an executive safari tent and it was excellent! What a luxurious way to 'camp'. The staff were very friendly and helpful. A fantastic experience and a great place to stay and encounter everything that Pilanesberg had to offer.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 8 April 2015

We booked for Easter 2015 with my daughters and grandchild expecting a wonderful Easter experience.The staff are very helpful and accomodating BUT the accomodation was shocking.NO water for the weekend , so we cut our stay short.The place looked unkept , the chalet was lacking crockery and cutlery, kettle did not work etc.I would not recommend staying there until the...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Stayed in our timeshare chalet and had a good rest. We saw plenty of big game and wonderful animals and scenery on our daily trips from the Bakgatla Resort to the various water holes. The country side cries out for rain. Hope they had some in the meantime. We had no problems during our stay in our chalet with water...

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Additional Information about Golden Leopard Resort - Bakgatla

Address: Rustenburg Square Cnr, Rustenburg 0299, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Rustenburg
Number of rooms: 205
Also Known As:
Golden Leopard Resort - Bakgatla Hotel Rustenburg
Golden Leopard Hotel Bakgatla
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“If possible, visit out-of-season for a quiet, restful weekend getaway.”
 of 5 bubbles De_Wets_Wild, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Do NOT take room 7!”
 of 5 bubbles maxieh_13, 24 Jul 2013 | Read review
“If you are after a 'bush' experience, Lodge 19 is a bit too tucked away in the trees, but for those wanting a quiet, secluded escape, it was perfect. Luckily for me, it had a 'handicapped' bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles jennyp242, 12 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Pick a chalet as they seem to have recently had some refurbishment.”
 of 5 bubbles Nokiarae, 8 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Kwa Maritane is much better”
 of 5 bubbles WynandL, 24 Mar 2013 | Read review
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