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    Bukela Game Lodge

    R342 Landman Road | off N2, between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown, Amakhala Game Reserve 6070, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent92%
    • Very good4%
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    “jacuzzi bath” (12 reviews)
    “watering hole” (18 reviews)
    “the reserve” (28 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 213 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We stayed for three nights and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. After a long day driving in the rain to get there, the welcome was warm and friendly. The food was great and our tent was amazing - spacious, well equipped and warm with heating,...More

    Thank Sandy H
    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded yesterday

    Hi Sandy, we can't tell you enough how lovely it is to hear such great comments of your trip to Bukela, thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! We're very glad to hear that your stay was such a wonderful...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The Lodge was nice. The only real issue we had was that we would have liked to have seen more animals ( after all that's the main reason we were there ) The other ranger/vehicle that was there as well always came back with stories...More

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    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi there, thank you for taking the time to provide us with your experience. We're glad that you enjoyed your stay at Bukela. We're sorry to hear that you didn't get to see as many animals as you would have liked. We hope to welcome...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed for three nights total. A completed the full 6 game drives. The welcome was warm and friendly. The staff courteous and helpful to a fault. The food is brilliant and the lodges are warm and well equipped. I particular enjoyed the outside showers....More

    Thank Mansionman1
    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi there, thank you so much for the wonderful review. We're really glad you chose Bukela Game Lodge and managed to experience the wonderful Amakhala Game Reserve. We'll be sure to pass on your compliments to Jono and the rest of the team, it really...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We occupied a more formal lodge rather than the canvas offering. It is beautifully appointed and set in the bush with wild life all around. We experienced four safari trips both early morning and mid-afternoon and saw almost everything on offer with the exception of...More

    Thank scotbrit1
    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi there, thank you very much for your wonderful review. It's great to hear feedback from our guests and all the more so when it is so positive. It is such a privilege to create a unique safari experience for our guests and we are...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I must confess at the outset to a bias on this review! That said, it won’t really change what I write. It’ll just mean there are even more complementary comments. The bias is due to the fact that the Amakhala Reserve will forever be the...More

    1  Thank Neil T
    Response from 100roaringlions, Owner at Bukela Game LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Wow! Thank you so much for such a descriptive, wonderful review! We are so pleased that you were able to experience everything that we put so much pride into and that you had a wonderful stay with us! We are glad that we could exceed...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Pool
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    • Free Internet
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Airport Transportation
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$461 - US$1 029 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Amakhala Game Reserve
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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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    Sandra D
    9 July 2017|
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    Response from bj_webster | Reviewed this property |
    I honestly don't know. I think it may be their winter/autumn. Best look on the internet for more accurate info.
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    Dermot J
    6 September 2016|
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    Response from 100roaringlions | Property representative |
    Thank you very much for your question, we are thrilled to hear you are joining us here at Bukela to celebrate your anniversary. For our main meals we do provide a small menu. Our chef and kitchen is however extremely... More
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    "Our tent 7 was close to the main lodge area but totally private and wonderful deck overlooking the waterhole."
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    "Try the tents, they look excellent."
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    "Chalets 3 and 4 are the most remote from the central facilities and set in the bush."
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    "Lodge 1 is near to the watering hole and you can see the animals from your terrace."
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