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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a very distasteful stay at your venue this weekend.. considering our choices were based on the fact this was supposed to be a 5 star it was more of a 3star. We had many issues that arose from the time we checked in to the rooms The rooms: in rooms tvs were not working. The carpets and floors...

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Mike P, General Manager at Budmarsh Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Annette D Budmarsh aims to provide the best levels of service to its guests. On your arrival all the TVs were working and as demonstrated during the room orientation and no complaint was raised during your 2 day stay. Your complaint about the blocked shower was immediately resolved. There are Ecomist bio friendly electronic sprays in all the rooms...

Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I spent the afternoon at Budmarsh for a Valentine's day picnic. It was the perfect setting for what I had planned. It was tranquil and serene, a good escape from the hustle and bustle of joburg city life and it wasn't too far out. An easy hour and a half drive. The staff were warm, friendly and...

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Mike P, General Manager at Budmarsh Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kagiso Thank you for your kind review of BUDMARSH. We are pleased that you found the peace of mind you were looking for. We do look forward to your next visit. Kind regards THE BUDMARSH TEAM

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful supper at Budmarsh,the food was great as well as the service.. thank you. One distraction was the 3 cats. We are animal lovers and did not mind the cats at all,but they looked hungry,asking for food and the one little once leg seemed to be injured and the other once eye. Please can this me looked...

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Mike P, General Manager at Budmarsh Country Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Michelle Thank you for the great review. We do note your concern regarding the cats and as great animal lovers ourselves, we will see that the cats receive the necessary attention. Looking forward to your return Kind regards Mike

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you so much Budmarsh. Valentine's weekend and our 1 year anniversary. You made everything so SPECIAL. Your staff, super friendly and helping, the best service, chefs, food, relaxation, picnic, room plus a complimentary upgrade to the honeymoon suite. Thank you for an unforgettable weekend. We wish you all the best and may God bless this wonderful place and its...

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Mike P, General Manager at Budmarsh Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Janie "Wow" thank you for the great review it says it all. Hoping to see you soon. Kind regards THE BUDMARSH TEAM

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was possibly the best Dining experience we have ever had. Top notch service, wonderful setting and a Chef that should be knighted. Thank you for a wonderful evening and unbelievable cuisine......

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mother-in-law was here from the U.K. and we decided to take her somewhere special, we were not disappointed. Lovely setting and very peaceful with waiters attentive but not hanging all over us. The food was some of the most magnificent that I have had in Johannesburg and really shows that the young chef worked at the Test Kitchen in...

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Mike P, General Manager at Budmarsh Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Julia Thank you for taking your time to review BUDMARSH on TripAdvisor. I have passed your comments to our chef and he is delighted. We are very pleased you enjoyed your time at BUDMARSH and look forward to your next visit. Kind regards THE BUDMARSH TEAM.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really couldn't believe that Magaliesberg had such a classy, comfortable and welcoming establishment....! I was contacted a few days before I arrived to confirm the booking and ask if I had special dietary requirements, which I did - I follow the Banting diet. When I sat down at the restaurant, imagine my surprise when I was presented with a...

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Mike P, General Manager at Budmarsh Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kevin "Wow" thank you for the wonderful review on TripAdvisor, it was a real pleasure for us to host you. We are very pleased you enjoyed your 7 course "Banting" dinning diner experience and do look forward to your next visit. Kind regards THE BUDMARSH TEAM

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We stayed here over Christmas 2016 for our Honeymoon. I couldn't have found better accommodation if I tried. From the moment we booked until the second we left, the service was impeccable. The staff were friendly always paying attention to every level of detail to make sure we were comfortable and happy. I would highly recommend Budmarsh as your first...

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Mike P, General Manager at Budmarsh Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Rowan Once again congratulations and thank you for choosing BUDMARSH as your Honeymoon destination. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay. Please do contact us on 0117281800 we would love to make your 1st Anniversary just as memorable. Thank you for your kind review, which I will definitely share with the team. Wishing you all the best...

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This was our third visit to Budmarsh. I always visit with my wife as this is an ideal romantic lodge. Budmarsh is a small and intimate boutique lodge with very well appointed rooms and facilities and large manicured gardens and trees providing for a romantic getaway. The staff is very friendly and provide great service and the food is excellent...

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Mike P, General Manager at Budmarsh Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gcobane Thank you for your 3rd visit to BUDMARSH and that you found BUDMARSH to be consistently the ideal romantic lodge. Please do call us on 0117281800 to reserve your next romantic getaway and enjoy a picnic basket on us. February and March is some of the best time to view the over 100 species of Bird Life found...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I enjoyed my visit to Budmarsh country lodge.The lodge should consider improving The hotel should consider improving the breakfast menu. The lodge surroundings are excellent. Well worth the visit. The property has good clean rooms.

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Mike P, General Manager at Budmarsh Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kellockh Thank you for your review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at BUDMARSH. We are pleased to say we have introduced a new and more exciting Breakfast menu to compliment our 8 course fine dinning dinner. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
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  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, in the heart of the magical Magaliesberg, Budmarsh Country Lodge awaits to welcome you to its world of understated elegance, tranquility and personalised attention. Escape through beautiful gardens to ramble amongst abundant bird life. After a sumptuous dinner, conjured by our Master Chef, relax in front of a roaring fire, engage in a game of snooker or simply escape to the quietness of the library to read and forget the stresses of your world. Retire to your bedroom with its antique furniture, underfloor heating, en-suite bathroom and sink into your king size bed for a sleep that is truly nature’s balm. With its lovely landscaped gardens, exquisite trees and alluring scenery, there is no better place than Budmarsh for an intimate wedding for special people. To enjoy your friendships in the peacefulness synonymous with Budmarsh, simply book for a High Tea, Picnic or Sunday Lunch. With enchanting views of the Magaliesberg Mountains, our state-of-the-art conference facilities are designed to inspire, motivate, develop and spoil your staff. Enjoy five star dining, service and accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Budmarsh Country Lodge

Address: T1 Magalies Meander Road, Magaliesburg 1791, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Magaliesburg
Price Range: $233 - $317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Budmarsh Country Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“My room was quiet, private and extremely comfortable - only staying one night, I wasn't able to look around at the other accommodation.”
 of 5 bubbles , 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The standard room is luxurious enough (king bed, heated floors, outside shower and fireplace). There bigger and better suites.”
 of 5 bubbles Gcobane_Quvile, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any of the upstairs rooms”
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“All rooms are good.”
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