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Jackalberry Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a group of four and spent 4 nights at Jackalberry Lodge, Thornybush Reserve. We are all well travelled in Africa and have some experience of national parks and game reserves. Jackalberry Lodge exceeded all our expectations. The accommodation, the lodge facilities, the surroundings,...More

Thank Janet M
Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 3 days ago

Hi Janet M, thanks so much for leaving this review for Jackalberry Lodge. I'm so glad that we were able to make you all feel welcome and taken care of during your stay with us. Hope to see you back again in the future. Take...More

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 12 people so pretty much had the lodge to ourselves. The staff under the management of Atasha was top notch. We enjoyed excellent food and saw all the big five and more. Our ranger Willie and tracker John showed us...More

Thank Review1950
Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 15 December 2017

Hi there Review1950, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review. How thrilling to have seen what you saw! I'm so happy that you had such a great time here with us. Hope to see you back again some day. Take care.

Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic stay !!!! We came here as a group of 8 adults and must say we had the best times of our lives . The credit goes to the excellent staff- our guide and trackers made sure we saw everything and were very knowledgeable...More

Thank manish z
Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 7 December 2017

Hi there manish z, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review. I'm thrilled that you got to see so much, and experience a bush walk on top of everything else! So glad you had a good time :) Looking forward to...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017

All staff wonderful & warm, responsive. Lodging was SUPER, with views into the near bush. Animals visit the property;i.e. Nyala, Elephant, monkeys....etc... We saw the BIG 5 on the 1st visit to the bush...great advantage with private reserve is Rangers can follow animals into the...More

Thank Cheryl P
Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 7 December 2017

Hi there Cheryl P, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review! I'm so glad that you got to see the Big 5 on your first visit :) Hope to see you back with us again soon. Take care.

Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

This lodge is absolutely fantastic! Atashja the manager was amazing and very helpful. I may have butchered her name. She was always concerned about how our drives went and did we need anything. Our butlers Lucas and Koos were very attentive and so sweet. They...More

Thank allisouthcarolina
Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Jackalberry LodgeResponded 1 December 2017

Hi there allisouthcarolina, thank-you so much for leaving this review :) How wonderful that you got to see so much. I'll make sure to pass your compliments on to the staff. Hope to see you back again some day.

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Free Parking
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US$882 - US$993 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$882 - US$993 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Kathy K
30 December 2017|
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Response from Candice W | Property representative |
No, unfortunately not. If there is something specific you'd like, then I'd suggest emailing Thornybush so that they can try and source it before your trip. Alternatively South Africa is known to have incredible wines, so... More
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6 March 2017|
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Response from Lauren S | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, We had a transfer via Lions World Travel but I'm sure if you contact the lodge, they would arrange for someone to pick you up. Didn't see any taxis or anything at the airport so I would assume every lodge has... More
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"Chalet #5 has a sitting room"
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"This trip booked direct with Cheryl Gould @ Lion World Travel Toronto Canada. It was inclusive with Capetown..."
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"7 lodges with the furthest being 1/10th of a mile from the main area. Every room is amazing!"
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"We had room #5 and we had a small living room in addition to all the other amenities."
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