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Maitland Road, Maitland Maitland, Port Elizabeth 6018 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Suites
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and i celebrated our 20th Wedding anniversary and were "instructed/ recommended" to go to Thunzi Bush Lodge. Besides being close to everything and beautiful scenes, the service was 5 star and the Lodge was by far one of the best ive been to.The...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We only spent one night there but could quite happily have spent a week. The furniture and fittings were flawless, the linen was pure Egyptian cotton, in fact everything was of the highest standard. The view from our chalet was completely charming - a vlei...More

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Response from Calkyva, Owner at Thunzi Bush LodgeResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are delighted that you noticed that we do our best to offer the most comfortable and well maintained facilities. We firmly believe that our accommodation should match your home comforts or be even better. We look...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were treated to a lovely picnic for two at Thunzi and it was just perfect. The menu options are wide and the food was good. The set up was beautiful and the views were magnificent. Sibongile was very helpful and accommodating.More

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Response from Calkyva, Owner at Thunzi Bush LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for reviewing our picnics. We use only the freshest ingredients and do our best to make it a memorable experience. Hopefully next time you'll stay in one of our chalets as well as enjoy another picnic! We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018

The Thunzi Bush Lodge was the only place we could find to stay near Port Elizabeth because of the Ironman event. We loved it! The two bedroom lodge was clean and updated. The kitchen had everything needed for our stay. We did not cook any...More

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Response from Calkyva, Owner at Thunzi Bush LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We are happy to read that you loved your stay and felt safe and secure at Thunzi Bush Lodge. The duty manager on duty is new and in training, a few things slipped...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018

The family chalet was amazing! The rooms were spacious and decorated warmly. The property was also well maintained and the kids enjoyed the walking and playing throughout the property too. Staff were welcoming and helpful.

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Response from Calkyva, Owner at Thunzi Bush LodgeResponded 27 August 2018

Hi, Thank you for rating us 5*, it's great to hear that you and your family had an amazing stay and enjoyed all that Thunzi Bush Lodge has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you all back again sometime soon. Regards, The Thunzi Team

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Thunzi in isiXhosa means "in the shade," describing a typical lazy afternoon in the forest valley. This tranquil sanctuary of coastal forest can be found 20 minutes West of Port Elizabeth and is nestled at the More base of a 44 hectare private valley overlooking a pristine and lush river wetland. Luxury 4* Self-catering Chalets are fully equipped and have their own private boma's nestled under a milkwood/acacia tree in the indigenous forest where family and friends can gather and enjoy a few drinks and braai (barbeque). Added extras for your convenience include various DSTV select, dressing gowns, air-conditioning, tea/coffee amenities, mini chocolates, heating, hair dryer, daily housekeeping service and laundry facilities. There is a free Wi-Fi hotspot at the reception area and cellphone reception throughout the estate. Guests can enjoy bird watching, bass fishing, forest walks, spa treatments as well as beach walks and sand boarding at the Maitland Beach only 3km from Thunzi. Gourmet picnics are on offer Tuesdays to Sundays and you don't have to be an overnight guest to enjoy this - day visitors more than are welcome! Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free Internet
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Laundry Service
Microwave
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$66 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$66 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
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It is about 5 km from the new mall.
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"Free wifi only available at the Reception area."
mijnreizen
28 Feb 2018
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"All rooms are outstanding"
peterlY1956FN
04 Jan 2018
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"Nguni chalet great option if you need 3 rooms, ideal option for up to 6 adults"
Witkruisarend
21 Mar 2017
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"This is a bush lodge, so you get an entire cottage!"
GailL-CT
18 Oct 2016
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