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By Bush Telegraph Lodge
Ranked #1 of 60 Midrand B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We stayed only one night but enjoyed the excellent facilities here. A lovely room, helpful hosts and first class service made our first night in SA stress free. We enjoyed our meal and recommend the hotel.

Room Tip: Excellent stop over
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  • Stayed: May 2016, travelled as a couple
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Thank Sylvia W
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ntonie7911, Manager at By Bush Telegraph Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2016

Your comment is greatly appreciated. It is a real pleasure to hear that you have enjoyed your time at our guest house, even if only for a short while. We look forward to being your hosts when you are on vacation in Johannesburg again. We wish you a memorable trip in South Africa.

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Reviewed 4 May 2016

The lodge is situated in Midrand, which is not necessarily a very quiet place however Randjiesfontein is fenced and entrance to the area is through a security gate. Randjiesfontein is where By Bush Telegraph lodge is, which means after a long day of business, shopping at Mall

Room Tip: Go for the main bedrooms at the top, they all have tv's in the room.
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  • Stayed: April 2016, travelled as a couple
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Thank philamagidigidi
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BBTLodge, Manager at By Bush Telegraph Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2016

Thank you for your feedback. We always thrive to improve, and therefore we look forward to welcome you back to provide you with an even better service next time.

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Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Clean and comfortable. Very friendly and helpful staff team. Breakfast excellent. Great being able to have a drink at the end of the day by the little pub. Rates are good value for money. Thanks for a good experience.

Stayed: April 2016, travelled on business
Thank Christa B
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ntonie7911, Manager at By Bush Telegraph Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2016

It was a great pleasure to look after such a lovely couple like yourselves. We hope that you had a successful visit at this year’s expo. We are also glad to hear that you have enjoyed your time spent at our guest house, and we already look forward to your next visit when in Midrand.

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Reviewed 23 March 2016

This was such a great experience.

I would recommend it to anyone. If you ever need somewhere to stay in the Midrand area - this is definitely a place worth trying.

The hosts are very friendly and their prices are very reasonable.

  • Stayed: March 2016, travelled on business
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Thank Lindi L
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ntonie7911, Manager at By Bush Telegraph Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2016

Thank you for such a super review. It is always great to hear that our guests have enjoyed staying with us. We hope to welcome you back soon.

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Reviewed 21 March 2016

We spent six nights in By Bush Telegraph, while staying close to family in Ranjeisfontein.

The lodge has interesting architecture in the style of a mediterranean or Portugese home - with elements of Gaudi-style features (wavy courtyard pavings and attractive curves and blends). The rooms are in similar style, with very high ceilings.

The lodge is set in a secure location inside this beautiful upscale gated estate, on the gentle hills midway between Johannesburg and Pretoria. It is well positioned for road travel in Gauteng and only a few minutes away from the Gauteng train station at Midrand, such that it is easily reached from Oliver Tambo International Airport.

There is a pleasant swimming pool within attractive gardens. We used the lodge as a B&B and enjoyed well prepared full breakfasts. Good value and well run by owners Angela and Antal.

Room Tip: All looked good
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  • Stayed: March 2016, travelled with family
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ntonie7911, Manager at By Bush Telegraph Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2016

We are thrilled that you had such a lovely stay. Thank you for taking the time to express your opinion in such a positive way. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip out to South Africa while visiting your grandchildren.

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Additional Information about By Bush Telegraph Lodge

Address: 22 Riboville Road | Johannesburg, Midrand 1683, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Midrand
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 60 B&Bs / Inns in Midrand
Price Range: R775 - R915 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3,5 star — By Bush Telegraph Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We chosen the name - BY BUSH TELEGRAPH - to our guest house because it refers to communication. We hope that after you experienced our outstanding accommodation, quality comfort and memorable guest service and facilities, then you will spread the word on our behalf. Our beautiful quirky Sardinian styled guest house stands out like a white jewel in the green countryside of the Randjesfontein Equestrian Estate in the centre of Midrand. Our accommodation is a rural country haven that is conveniently located to where you need to be and yet gives an escape to unwind after a hard working day. Relax in our cozy railway-sleeper Pub. Enjoy your favorite nightcap upstairs on one of our decks with lovely views. Indulge yourself in our home-cooked dinners served in our restaurant, pub. Take a dip in our inviting swimming pool. Take a walk in our luscious gardens. "We look forward to exceeding your expectations and delivering a standard of service that separates us from the ordinary." ... more   less 
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