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700 Hardekool Street Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate, Hoedspruit 1380 South Africa
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Bushbaby River Lodge is a 4* boutique lodge in the exclusive and most picturesque part of the Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate and awarded best 4* B&B of the province Limpopo 2017 by TGCSA, the official tourism board of South Africa. Overlooking the dry riverbed and surrounded by big trees, the five luxury chalets are set privately in a large garden, where the wildlife literally comes up to your doorstep. From zebra, to nyala, waterbuck, bushbabies, porcupine, civet and even the elusive leopard: all are regularly spotted on the lodge. You can count on all luxury and comfort in the tastefully designed chalets. Close to world renowned attractions like the Kruger Park and Blyde River Canyon, Bushbaby River Lodge is a comfortable, safe and private base for your adventures. Your stay is on a bed & breakfast basis.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Bicycle tours
Airport transportation
Couples massage
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Wine / champagne
Walking tours
Taxi service
Full body massage
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
First aid kit
Laundry service
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Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Extra long beds
Bath / shower
Private balcony
Safe
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Romantic
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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ramadimetjarosie1983 wrote a review Apr 2022
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Excellent Service. Kim and Devin are so kind. The staff very friendly and helpful. Not crowded. The rooms are very neat and well maintained. Breakfast in the morning was delicious with a variety to choose from
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Response from Kim Scott, General Manager at Bushbaby River Lodge
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Bushbaby. We are delighted to hear that your stay with us was the perfect getaway. We hope to welcome you back again in the future.
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Keagan Rafferty wrote a review Apr 2022
Bloemfontein, South Africa1 contribution
My planned honeymoon revolved around staying at Bush Baby River Lodge and it was a fantastic experience. The lodge and staff were very friendly and helpful in pointing us in the right direction with attractions. I would love to visit again ASAP!
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Kim Scott, General Manager at Bushbaby River Lodge
Responded 03 Apr 2022
Hi Keagan, we are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for choosing Bushbaby to celebrate your honeymoon. It was wonderful hosting you and Codi and we would love to welcome you back again soon. With warm wishes, The Bushbaby Team
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hmabas166750 wrote a review Mar 2022
Hazyview, South Africa1 contribution
Loved everything about the place, it's of a very good standard, not forgetting the friendly staff they are so welcoming. if you are looking for a quite and peaceful place this lodge is definitely the one.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Response from Yvette Hes, Owner at Bushbaby River Lodge
Responded 31 Mar 2022
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Bushbaby River Lodge, we are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time with us. Please visit us again soon. Warm regards, The Bushbaby Team
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Rainerstz wrote a review Jan 2022
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We had a lovely anniversary in the bush with a room covered in petals and ice cold champagne. We were welcomed with at the car with a warm face cloth to refresh and a refreshing welcome drink. Awesome service and a very nice place. Thank you Bushbaby staff!!
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Response from Yvette Hes, Owner at Bushbaby River Lodge
Responded 17 Jan 2022
Dear Rainer, Thank you so much for your wonderful review, it was a real pleasure hosting you and we are happy to read you enjoyed celebrating your anniversary with us. We hope to welcome you back on your next anniversary.
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bushgirlestate wrote a review Jan 2022
Bonnievale, South Africa1 contribution
First visitors from Norway and happy to recommend Bushbaby for its very helpfull staff........ the nice room at a beautifull location....and a good price setting. And we spotted the big 5 during a braai safari. Cannot wait to come back
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Responded 08 Jan 2022
Hello Norway! It was such a pleasure having you as our guests and we are thrilled to read you enjoyed your stay with us. We definitely hope to welcome you back again some day.
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PRICE RANGE
US$130 - US$162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaLimpopo ProvinceHoedspruit
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bushbaby River Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Bushbaby River Lodge?
Nearby attractions include iNyoka Art Gallery (6.1 km), Kumbaya Home Decor (4.5 km), and Warren Cary Wildlife Gallery (5.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Bushbaby River Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Bushbaby River Lodge?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Bushbaby River Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Bushbaby River Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Bushbaby River Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Hat & Creek - Hoedspruit, Sleepers Restaurant, and Kassava Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Bushbaby River Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Bushbaby River Lodge have airport transportation?
Yes, Bushbaby River Lodge offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Bushbaby River Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.