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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We can highly recommend Bakubung for a family or couples weekend away. It is value for money. The food is superb, the service excellent and the facilities 5 star. We enjoyed the game drive and the ranger was very knowledgable. We will definitely be back.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I very regularly go to Bakubung with my guests. The double room is beautiful but i must add that the prices for accommodation at the lodge are high. The Marula resteraunt is lovely with extremely friendly and helpful waiters/waitresses and the food (menu or buffet) is of very good quality and worth the prices. Game drives offered by the lodge...

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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

What a nice experience!! Only a quick weekend family break away, but experience the bush in all its splendor ! The service was excellent and friendly and fast! Food was top class. I will definitely recommend this little gem to anyone who wants to see the big 5 and enjoy the bush...

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I visited bakubung bush lodge with my family this June and was surprised to see two white tusk elephants right in from of us from across the reception. There's an extension of the pilenesberg park right in th resort n if u r lucky u will get to see some animals right in front of u from ur room itself....

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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

The venue itself was clean and the staff very friendly. However, I do want to point out that on Trip Advisor, it states that there is free WiFi, this is grossly inaccurate. In fact, the WiFi was quite expensive. Other problems that we had were for one, our booking was made in two parts and we had to go back...

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atlanta
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Took a trip with my wife and young children 8 & 3 and they all loved it. The rooms are nicely appointed and had a universal power outlet. The rustic nature of the lodge gives you the camping feel but with all the comforts of home. The food is good and they have plenty of wine. breakfast has all the...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

The location is superior if you want to stay in the bush! Nothing else around! There is a swimming pool, but no fitness room! That should be in place as jogging is not very tempting as snakes and various animals surround the hotel (however, large animals kept out by electrical fence! The room is absolutely top class with terrace with...

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Reviewed 15 June 2016

My first phase South African vacation started on the June 12, 2016. I was based in Johannesburg. We tour downtown Johannesburg and had dinner at Codfather Seafood restaurant. We visited Hartbeespoort dam situated in the north west province, on our way to Pilanesberg national park. It lies in a valley to the south of the Maqaliesberg mountain range and north...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights with my wife in the month of February. We started our south africa trip from johannesburg then to sun city. so pilanesburg was our natural choice for a game reserve. it is about an hour's drive from sun city. the lodge is very nice. it has that perfect cozy forest lodge feel. our rooms were...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Stayed here for 1 night during the weekend in the midst of a business trip! This is an amazing place. The rooms are spacious and have that jungle lodge feel. The breakfast and lunch area offers amazing views of the forest. Breakfast options are good. Our package included 2 game drives as well. Spotted several animals including 4 of the...

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A mere two-hour drive from the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg and ten minutes from Sun City, lies a place of breathtaking beauty and serenity. A place called Bakubung Bush Lodge. Concealed in the rich expanses of the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park, Bakubung, or "People of the Hippo", offers guests everything they need to get in touch with the bush. ... more   less 

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Address: Bakubung Gate, Pilanesberg National Park 0316, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Pilanesberg National Park
Price Range: RM1,131 - RM2,015 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Bakubung Bush Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 100
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“Request a room that fronts the meadow”
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“Choose hotel in Sun City”
Monikey2013, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms and chalets have excellent views.”
Dsmiff, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The luxury suites are newer. Also the views from the ground floor rooms are better as the trees may obscure the views from the upper rooms”
pjgriffiths10, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid 322 and 321 if it looks like rain. The roof leaks.”
cromagnumal, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
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