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Golden Leopard Resort - Bakgatla

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 24 July 2013

Thank Goodness we stayed for only one night! The shower had no shower head, the bath was scratched and stained black and the showermat in tatters! The curtains were badly hung and fell off the rail. There was no cold water in the kitchen and the kettle did not work. At least I could boil water in a pot on...

3Thank Maxie H
Reviewed 21 July 2013

First impression Old and tired, stayed in a 5 sleeper chalet with my family in July 2013 found the following not in working order stove and fridge. Staff very friendly however found the services limited and those on offered on brochure to be be at Sun City 45 min drive,I would not agree with the 3 star rating .....expected more

2Thank Anstruther B
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 16 July 2013

Stayed at this resort for a week in July 2013. We stayed in a five sleeper chalet which I found very old and very tired. This was not really a big problem for us as we were in the area to visit the Pilanesberg Game Reserve and spend most of each day away from the resort. The furnishings were barely...

2Thank aropertz
Reviewed 27 June 2013

We stayed at chalets on our 2 days visit to Pilanesberg national park. It is situated just outside the game reserve. Check-in was bit messy. Resort staff denied our reservation and after lot of communication with travel agent we got our rooms. Our chalet was neat clean. It has a double bed & 3 single beds, TV, refrigerator, oven, small...

Thank Atul W
South Africa
Reviewed 19 June 2013

This past weekend my Wife and I booked in for a camping weekend at the Bakgatla camp site in the Pilansberg for our anniversary. We had previously camped twice at the Manyane resort and decided to give this site a try. To put it mildly it was the most dissapointing revelation ever. The camp sites are pathetically small with hardly...

2Thank emailSouthAfrica
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 27 May 2013

We stayed at the Chalet. And it was very comfortable. It has a double bed and 3 single beds, comfortable to sleep 5 adults. Its quite, not very fancy and very good option for those who want to enjoy life at the bush. What makes this place very attractive, is that they have kept it very simple, with all the...

Thank Nitesh_That
Vereeniging, South Africa
Reviewed 21 May 2013

My husband and I stayed for a two night weekend in a chalet. We were greeted warmly by staff on arrival. Our chalet was very clean and neat. The chalet is set for for full self catering. There is a small superette for odds and ends in the camp. But would recommend using the big Superspar next to Sun City...

Thank Divediva22
johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 April 2013

The chalet was comfortable though not as luxurious as we expected from the rather high charges. However, the young man who runs the Pilansberg Centre restaurant and shop must be highly commended. I fell, breaking my arm badly on 12th March 2013 and found the urgent, caring actions of the young man and his staff was exceptional, calling the Paramedic...

Thank jennyp242
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We spent 3 nights at Bakgatla in Chalet No1 which was more that adequate for our needs, it was clean and tidy, compared to the other resorts considerably cheaper too!!! We only booked the week before we went, and this was the lead into Easter. We were offered a deal for dinner, bed & breakfast for 5256zar or £377.34 on...

3Thank Nokiarae
Krugersdorp, South Africa
Reviewed 4 April 2013

BAKGATLA Caravan holiday resort started of as a RCI International resort. Then it dropped and keep silver until 2010 and since then NO Rating. This info is from the Reception Office at Bakgatla. My Personal experience is that the service dropped considerable from 2010. I am a regular camper at Bakgatla but the resort is at a very low level....

5Thank DrDaubie

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Address: Rustenburg Square Cnr Von Wielligh and Wolmar, Rustenburg 0299, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Rustenburg
Number of rooms: 205
Also Known As:
Golden Leopard Resort - Bakgatla Hotel Rustenburg
Golden Leopard Hotel Bakgatla
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“If possible, visit out-of-season for a quiet, restful weekend getaway.”
De_Wets_Wild, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Do NOT take room 7!”
maxieh_13, 24 Jul 2013 | Read review
“If you are after a 'bush' experience, Lodge 19 is a bit too tucked away in the trees, but for those wanting a quiet, secluded escape, it was perfect. Luckily for me, it had a 'handicapped' bathroom.”
jennyp242, 12 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Pick a chalet as they seem to have recently had some refurbishment.”
Nokiarae, 8 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Kwa Maritane is much better”
WynandL, 24 Mar 2013 | Read review
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