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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My Mom took me to Shepherds Tree for a girl's weekend away to celebrate my recent 40th birthday - 5 stars to the location, the room, the comfort. More stars if possible to the food. And even more stars to the reception, bar, room and dining staff. They were just incredible. Special mention to Simba - his service was outstanding!...

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Luanda, Angola
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Saturday night al fresco dinner with African show is fantastic! Apart from this the premises are at a privileged location and the staff is very welcoming Keep up the good work! We are certainly coming back!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had the most memorable weekend at this hotel.The rooms are spacious, comfortable and stylish. We were in a standard room but felt like we were in a suite. The staff is really friendly and welcoming. Special mention to Cole who was our ranger. He was really good and made our game drives enjoyable. The food is to die for....

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had my worse experience in game lodges in this place. I really don't recommend it. What's good: restaurant offer amazing food, building are nice styled. Our ranger Karel (S07, coming from T02) was great. View is blessed. What's wrong: 1) services (above all transport from the rooms to the Lounge) are horrible. - not smart having rooms far from...

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Johan E, General Manager at Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear CORTE777 Thank you for your review and bringing all your concerns under my attention. My sincere apologies for not being able to meet all of your expectations. We are investigating all of your issues as, as many positive reviews on this forum can attest to, this is not the norm at our establishment. Please refer to my personal correspondance...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the outset I was made to feel very welcome. After a 2 hour drive from Johannesburg with spectacular views, my bags were taken to my room, driven to reception and welcomed with a cocktail. Immediately served lunch outside with a great view of the weaver birds attending their nests. The food was superb. When I reached my room it...

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Nuremberg, Germany
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Skirting the northern slopes of an amphitheatre within the Pilanesberg Game Reserve lies Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge, the lodge enjoys unrestricted vistas of the wilderness area of this big 5 wildlife sanctuary. Sweeping patios and sun decks adjoin the generous guest entertainment areas and rim-flow swimming pool. A gourmet restaurant, open entertainment decks, cigar lounge and gift gallery are amongst some of the facilities that discerning guests will find during their African safari. The lodge also includes a conference facility and Amani Spa. Attention to detail extends beyond the pleasure of your hosts, and is perhaps only rivaled by the contemporary cuisine, freshly prepared by dedicated chefs. Shepherd’s Tree features 13 double and 4 executive suites accommodating a maximum of 60 guests. Absolute privacy is ensures through the linear positioning of the suites along an elevated contour line, and providing panoramic vistas of the reserve. Each chalet features full en-suite bathrooms, tea and coffee making facilities, mini bar and safe. Whilst some of our guests will find proximity to the Sun City complex appealing, most of our guests are at Shepherd’s Tree for the thrill and excitement of big game viewing from the comfort of our custom built game viewers. Qualified and experienced guides are tasked with the pleasure of interpreting the sights and sounds of this vast wildlife sanctuary. The reserve is home to the big 5 and cheetah, wild dogs and hippo. Guests are encouraged to join their guide and host on 2 daily safaris, designed around optimal game activity periods, these occur in the early morning and in the late afternoon and evening, the afternoon safari is punctuated by a sundowner stop before continuing into the night with the use of a powerful spotlight. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge

Address: Pilanesberg Game Reserve | Sun City, Pilanesberg National Park 316, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Pilanesberg National Park
Price Range: £364 - £1,082 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 30
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“I had room 19 which I would recommend but I don't know about others but they all seem orientated in a similar fashion”
 of 5 bubbles , 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seems to have a great view, but smaller room numbers are closer to the restaurant :-)”
 of 5 bubbles superpad, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“It looks like all rooms face out over the plains, you can't get a bad room.”
  • Outdoor shower!
  • Massive bed with 4 poster nets that they open around the bed at night
  • Huge bed looks out the windows to the sprawling plains
  • View from the balcony
  • No neighbours for miles
  • From the bathroom looking at our balcony, which overlooked the plains
  • From the balcony looking at our neighbours house
 of 5 bubbles DebbieINLux, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All have outstanding rooms, closer to main hotel better but golf cart transport availible”
 of 5 bubbles 749beverleym, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 17, Executive, all inclusive package (all meals plus morning and evening game drives)”
 of 5 bubbles RDPWAP, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
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