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Thunzi Bush Lodge, Erf 485, Plot 57, Maitland Road, Maitland Maitland, Port Elizabeth 6018 South Africa See on map
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After 2 half weeks wildlife viewing in Kgalagdi Transfrontier Park and Mountain Zebra and New Holme in the Karoo we needed the 3 nights relaxing at Thunzi Bush Lodge before we flew home to UK. Good for bird watching - 4km walk around the property...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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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

Date of stay: January 2018
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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 3 weeks ago

I wanted to take my wife to a quiet, romantic place for our 25th wedding anniversary and Thunzi Bush Lodge was all I hoped for. Everything was perfect and the picnic was absolutely idyllic. Thanks for the care you took in preparing the picnic spot...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

from the view, to the pool and the rooms... I'm speechless, don't miss out on a relaxing but eventful get away! Its the perfect place for a family get away as well as a romantic holiday and I recommended for everyone.More

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Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Calkyva, Owner at Thunzi Bush LodgeResponded 26 October 2018

Wow! Thank you so much for your amazing review. We constantly strive to do and offer our best at all times so when we get to read a review like this it warms our hearts. It was a pleasure accommodating you and we hope that...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018

The stay was excellent. It was quiet and peaceful. Everything is kept neat.If I could make a recommendation, slippers would be a nice touch and maybe wash the ropes in Stay stoft - it was a bit hard.More

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Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Calkyva, Owner at Thunzi Bush LodgeResponded 23 October 2018

Thank you so much for your review and recommendation, I will definitely take it up with housekeeping. Thunzi is a wonderful place to relax and unwind and it's great to read that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back sometime soon....More

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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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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
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Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$90 - US$198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
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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$90 - US$198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
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"Staying longer than one night ? consider choosing a larger chalet so you have more space. Heron is..."
OnSafariAgain
1 week ago
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"Free wifi only available at the Reception area."
mijnreizen
28 Feb 2018
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"All rooms are outstanding"
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04 Jan 2018
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"Nguni chalet great option if you need 3 rooms, ideal option for up to 6 adults"
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21 Mar 2017
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