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Overview
21 Aalwyn Street, Phalaborwa 1389 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewskruger parkbeautiful gardengreat hostsnice poolsecure parkingrooms are spaciousvisiting the areatown centrerecommend it to anyoneresidential areaplace to staynext morningentrance gateself drivedaveaccommodationrefrigerator
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spend there 5 days to visit the Kruger. Everything was fine, including breakfast and the nice garden and pool. But this place is so special, because of it's increadible good hospitality of the guest managers. I've never experienced something comparable.More

Thank Sebastian G
Response from Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you both very much for your very kind review its really appreciated. We try and ensure everyone who stays with us gets the most out of their stay and its good to know that our efforts are rewarded and you enjoyed your stay with...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018

My family and I spent a night at Sunbird Lodge after leaving the Kruger National Park. The Lodge is ideally suited for exploring the park as it is situated just outside the park's Phalaborwa Gate. The owners are charming and very welcoming and gave us...More

Thank RobHK67
Response from Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird LodgeResponded 2 August 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure having you guys stay with us and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels. Best wishes Samantha & Dave

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Beautiful gardens, rooms and public areas. Hosts Samantha and Dave very welcoming and accommodating. Breakfasts were top notch. Lovely weekend relaxing with old friends and new. Will definitely visit again and its so handy for the Kruger Park.

Thank fi0namckenzie
Response from Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird LodgeResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for your lovely review Fiona, its only a pleasure having you guys stay here again and we hope to see you again soon. All the best Samantha & Dave

Reviewed 18 June 2018

Found Sunbird on TA and it suited our needs perfectly. Dave ensures things run like a well oiled sowing machine including packing toasted egg and bacon sandwiches for KNP. Can def recommend but book as Sunbird has high occupancy rate. Mike M. If you looking...More

Thank MGM1954
Response from Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird LodgeResponded 23 June 2018

Thanks for your great review Mike, really pleased you both enjoyed your stay with us. Best wishes Samantha & Dave

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Even though I’m traveling on business I enjoy staying at the Sunbird Lodge. The rooms are nice and quiet and clean. The food is good. It is a very tranquil and quiet place to relax. Even the Wi-Fi is pretty good. I travel that way...More

Thank Timothy N
Response from Sunbirdlodge, Owner at Sunbird LodgeResponded 15 May 2018

Its always a pleasure having you stay with us Tim, thanks for the lovely review! Best wishes Dave & Sam

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Situated in 2.5 Acres of tropical gardens, Sunbird Lodge is the perfect place to relax and let your stress melt away. Laze by the swimming pool, sit under one of our Lapa's with a drink from the bar or take in ...More the gardens at night looking at the stars, you can do as much or as little as you want.We are a family run business with the emphasis firmly on good quality and friendly service. As a member of Birdlife South Africa, bird lovers will be in their element, with a wide variety of different bird species in the gardens.We are less than 3km from both the Phalaborwa Gate for the Kruger National Park and the renowned Hans Merensky Golf Estate. The Central Business District of Phalaborwa is less than 2km away making us the perfect choice for the business or leisure traveller. We are less than 5 minutes drive from Phalaborwa airport and car hire can also be arranged. Choose from one of 5 spacious double/twin rooms in the main house all with their own private access from the gardens. We have 2 delightful twin bedded rooms next to the swimming pool and 3 rooms situated together in the garden. Each room has its own bathroom with either shower and bath or just shower plus air conditioning, fridges, ceiling fans, TV's, tea & coffee making facilities and private patios. All rooms are non-smoking, but smoking is allowed on the patios outside the rooms A full English cooked breakfast along with juices, cereals, fruit and yoghurts is available daily in our dining rooms and packed lunches and dinners are also available (these must be pre arranged). We can also provide a take away breakfast for those of you leaving us early in the morning.Dinner is a delicious home cooked set menu, is available Monday-Friday and must be pre booked. There are also several good eating places we can recommend all within 5 minutes drive of us. Facilities at the lodge include a unique African bar with DSTV, a good size swimming pool, lapa's, a large braai (barbecue) area, secure car parking, a safe to store your valuables, laundry services and fax and internet facilities ( FREE WIFI connection available throughout the Lodge). There are plenty of activities to keep you occupied, both close by and within 90 minutes drive and we are the perfect base to explore this wonderful region of Limpopo. These activities include the Kruger National Park, cruising down the Olifants River, golf at the challenging Hans Merensky course, day trips to Gods Window, 3 Rondavels, Graskop and Pilgrims Rest, walking with lions, elephant back safari's, micro light or balloon flights over the game reserves and many many more. We can help you with reservations and advise on any of the activities available. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Concierge
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$61 - US$74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Limpopo Province > Phalaborwa
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Room & Suite (42)
Pool & Beach (22)
Dining (7)
Family and Play Areas (7)
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"All rooms face the garden so no bad rooms"
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