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    Ivory Tree Game Lodge

    | Pilanesberg Game Reserve, Pilanesberg National Park 318, South Africa
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Very friendly and helpful staff - game drives saw loads of different animals culminating in pride of lions on last morning which attempted a kill on a wart hog - food great - accommodation in suite was perfect for 3 of us - we thoroughly...More

    Thank FamilyDtravels
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Very good experience. Excellent service with very friendly and helpful staff. The overall impression of the lodge is very neat, the food is good and the waterhole close by the entertainment area is a great attraction with elephants regularly visiting.

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    Thank 299idad
    Response from IvoryGM, General Manager at Ivory Tree Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear 299idad Thank you so much for your fantastic revue and kind words . The team strives for service excellence and it seems we are delivery . We cannot wait for your return.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    What an amazing place! We stayed in one of the executive suites, absolutely wonderful!! Plash pool, lapa for a nice fire, fireplace inside, beautiful bathroom! Just want to ask a big favour of management! Please put another light in the bedroom where the luggage rack...More

    Thank annieplett
    Response from IvoryGM, General Manager at Ivory Tree Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Annieplett Thank you for your fantastic revue it is always a pleasure to hear how much our Guests enjoy there stay with us , We will defiantly look in to a overhead light at the luggage rack . We hope you return again soon.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed at the Ivory Tree Game Lodge for two nights and wish we had done 3 or 4! The resort was fantastic. The scenery was gorgeous, the rooms were great and the safari was a wonderful experience. Our guide Volbert did an amazing job...More

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    Thank mansame
    Response from IvoryGM, General Manager at Ivory Tree Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Mansame It is always great to hear how much our Guests enjoy there stay with us . We can only hope to welcome you back one day .

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We booked this lodge based on the reviews but it didn't live upto expectations. I seriously doubt if the reviews were real. To begin, service quality was really poor. One would expect high quality of service when you pay for a 5 star lodge but...More

    Thank Mubzie
    Response from IvoryGM, General Manager at Ivory Tree Game LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Mubzie Thank you for your Review , We hope as we discussed with you on site that all your concerns have been addressed satisfactory . Kind regards

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$329 - US$963 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 60
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    • North-West Province >
    • Pilanesberg National Park
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    Lori O
    6 July 2017|
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    Response from IvoryGM | Property representative |
    Hi We only have the outside showers however the are brisk four walls so it is only the roof that is not there , so they are comfortable even in the winter months .
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    8 April 2017|
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    Response from jjacer | Reviewed this property |
    Yes credit cards are ok, I'm still not sure if the water left in your room is free or not I think I was actually charged for it.
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    Rachel S
    6 April 2017|
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    Response from jjacer | Reviewed this property |
    Game drives in the early morning pre sunrise are freezing!! because the vehicles are open and that wind really gets at you. I consider a fully wind proof jacket and multiple layers underneath. Wind proof gloves are essential... More
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    "Lower down the hill and facing the sunset are the best rooms."
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