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  • Average1%
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3 Star Hotel
Located in the north western side of the greater Pilanesberg National Park and only 33km from Sun City, this malaria free Big Five private game lodge is surrounded by the trees of an old Tambuti forest within the Black Rhino Game Reserve. Set in pristine African wilderness at the foot...
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Lodge 15, Black Rhino Game Reserve, Pilanesberg National Park 0316, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a fantastic 3 day stay at Tambuti. The Lodge itself is lovely - so idyllic(especially amazing at night). The food was brilliant and Lashley looked after us so well. The game drives were very exciting and we saw lots of rhinos, elephants and...More

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Response from LizetteVD, Manager at Tambuti LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your first ever review on Tripadvisor, it means the world to us. It is exciting to hear that you had such brilliant sightings with Darrell and that you enjoyed his company. Thank you so...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Did i mention that the service was top knotch. Great looking, small lodge with the best staff we have ever seen in South Africa. Lash as manger/hostess and guide/drive darryl are the very best in hospitality that this country has to offer.More

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Response from LizetteVD, Manager at Tambuti LodgeResponded 6 days ago

We can't thank you enough for your kind review, we are all blown away by your kind words, it made our day at the lodge. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your interactions with Lash and Darrell and will definitely share your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A small, friendly lodge nestled in the bush. Excellent food, wine and level of service. Guides were knowledgeable and accommodating, making sure each guest was happy and got to see what they were interested in: lion, cheetah, rhino, giraffe, elephant, birds. Wish we could stay...More

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Response from LizetteVD, Manager at Tambuti LodgeResponded 6 days ago

We are so happy to hear that you had such amazing game drives and wonderful sightings with us. Hopefully you will be able to stay longer on your next visit, we can't wait to welcome you back and make some more memories.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent place to stay , staff all extremely helpful and excellent service. Game drive awesome , Darryl very Knowledgeable on game drive , good guide Food and room was top class , excellent team and friendly.

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Response from LizetteVD, Manager at Tambuti LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. Very happy that you enjoyed your short stay with us. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything about this experience was fantastic from the time we checked in to the time we left. Facility was nice, staff was excellent and even the animals were cooperative and showed their faces. Would go back in a minute.

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Response from LizetteVD, Manager at Tambuti LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and experience with us. Thank you for your lovely review. We hope to welcome you back again in the near future.

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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USD 449 - USD 674 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 449 - USD 674 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Rhieley A
27 December 2017|
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Good day, Yes the restaurant is only for the onsite guests.
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SuperTBQ
10 October 2016|
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Response from LizetteVD | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your inquiry. If you are referring to mode of transport the only options are renting a car, or hiring a transport company. If you already have a booking please do not hesitate to contact us by email... More
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Janejira C
27 September 2016|
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Hello Jane, Thank you so much for your inquiry. Our rate does include meals and game drives as well as the following: Park and conservation fees Full Accommodation Three meals daily plus afternoon tea All local... More
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"Place a small birdbath outside each room."
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"This is a small lodge so you really cannot go wrong with any room. Darrell (guide) and Lizette (host..."
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"Everything was supplied."
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"All rooms are similar; wrap around windows, high ceilings and very private - easy access to pool, etc.. just..."
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