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Bukela Game Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago

an hours drive from port Elizabeth just off the N2 you drive through electronic gates and then 8km down the very bumpy road to the lodge which is situated in the middle of the reserve. on arrival we were greeted with hot towels and a...More

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Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for the great review! We do often have some of the animals treat us to a visit - always exciting. It sounds as though you had some fantastic sightings on your game drives! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an outstanding property with fabulous accommodation and an abundance of wildlife. Unfortunately the service and food quality make this a very disappointing experience. This lodge is not deserving of 5 stars.More

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Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for your review. While we absolutely love reading about what we got right, it's just as important for us to hear about where we may have missed the mark. There's always room for improvement when constructive feedback is received. Our staff...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fabulous experience - we stayed in a lodge which was very spacious and well equipped with plenty of toiletries provided. The staff were so helpful - nothing was too much trouble and the food very good. Our ranger Siya was very knowledgeable with a...More

Thank lindachristinet
Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for the warm review - we love reading about where we went right. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much! Siya is an exceptional ranger - we'll be sure to pass on your compliments to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How do we begin.This was THE most amazing experience, last on my bucket list and the best. Flawless. Lodge incredible, Game drives with the amazing guide Jonno - his enthusiasm infecting us all. His knowledge naturally oozing as he explained every little aspect of the...More

Thank Annie H
Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for the beautiful review! Reading such glowing praise makes our day. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were able to experience why the Amakhala reserve is so important for us. We'll...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018

Bukela Game Lodge is out of this world. My wife and I have recently returned from SA - with BL as out last stop - and couldn't have wished for a more perfect end to our Honeymoon. The lodge and staff are pin-point with everything...More

Thank Fowlerak
Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for the wonderful review! We're so glad to hear that we could help make your honeymoon a memorable experience. Our staff will always go above and beyond to ensure your stay is a perfectly relaxing one. Jonno is a fantastic ranger...More

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Free Parking
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Free Internet
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Breakfast included
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Free Parking
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Breakfast included
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US$503 - US$1 220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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PrimKent
5 April 2018|
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Response from Lorna M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know ... In Bukela everything was included. Drives .. all food and all drinks including alcohol.Tips for the rangers taking the drives are expected and hotel staff of course.
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l2pstuart
5 February 2018|
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Response from nativelondoner | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I only just saw this so it may be too late. We had a rental car so I don't know the cost of a taxi. From lodge to centre of PE is about 1 hr 15 mins by car.
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roses12016
18 November 2017|
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Response from 100roaringlions | Property representative |
Hi there, we are thrilled to hear that you will be staying with us in May next year! We do provide hairdryers in the rooms. This is located in the drawer of the dressing table in your suite for your convenience.
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