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Pumba Private Game Reserve

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Overview
Highlands (just off N2) (100 kms from Port Elizabeth), Grahamstown 6140 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our 3 night stay at Pumba was part of a two week honeymoon and was truly unforgettable. The accommodation was superb and the service exceptional and friendly. Whilst we didn’t quite manage to see a predator up close the wildlife is breathtaking. We were a...More

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Thank andyjherd
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stayed at the water lodge at Pumba game reserve for 6 nights and honestly did not want to leave! Our room was incredible, very big and had a view onto the water where you could often see giraffes and elephants walking across. We had...More

Thank Clairelinzie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is very hard to describe Pumba in words as it has to be seen to be believed. This was our second leg of our honeymoon and definitely the highlight of the trip. From the minute we drove through the gates to driving out, the...More

Thank David S
Response from PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at Pumba Private Game ReserveResponded 2 days ago

We are absolutely thrilled to be the highlight of your honeymoon and that you enjoyed your Safari experience with us! Thank you for the review and support and we hope to see you again one day. Warm Regards, The Pumba Team

Reviewed 3 days ago

Stayed at Pumba Bush Lodge for 5 nights last week and it was a masterclass in luxury and attention to detail. From the moment you arrive at the gate, every possible thing has been thought of and taken care of, from the snacks and free...More

Thank ErkiBear
Response from PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at Pumba Private Game ReserveResponded 2 days ago

We are blown away with how well you described your stay! Thank you so much for the lovely review, recommendation and support. We are thrilled that you had such a wonderful experience with us and we hope to welcome you back again one day! Warm...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Perfect in every aspect. I surely come again in the future. Room very large, with a beautiful view and very clean. Good food and service. Games are very well organized, rangers are kind and professional.

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Thank sarabringhen
Response from PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at Pumba Private Game ReserveResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your review and support! We are thrilled that you had such a fantastic Safari experience with us and we hope to see you again in the near future. Warm Regards, The Pumba Team

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Awake to the sounds of the African bush veld as the sun makes its appearance on the horizon bringing with it the prospect of another perfect day. Eco friendly Pumba, a proud member of the Green Leaf Conservation ...More Initiative, is set in the malaria-free Eastern Cape and provides an intimate African safari experience never to be forgotten. Water Lodge offers waterfront chalets overlooking Lake Cariega while Bush Lodge is set on a floodplain with scenic mountain views offering luxury thatch and glass chalets. All Chalets open onto private game viewing decks boasting plunge pools and outdoor showers. The indulgent bathrooms offer free-standing tubs and double basins, and each room is fitted with an earthenware fireplace. Whether dining indoors or under the starlit sky, meals at Pumba are simply sublime. Pumba has recently been recognised by Somak Holidays as one of the Top 5 Safari Destinations in Africa. So, what are you waiting for? Come and see for yourself. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Internet
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Sauna
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
23
Price range
US$595 - US$1,472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Pumba Private Game Reserve Hotel Port Elizabeth
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
23
Price range
US$595 - US$1,472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Pumba Private Game Reserve Hotel Port Elizabeth
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
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Room & Suite (234)
Dining (51)
Pool & Beach (16)
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Family and Play Areas (1)
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Questions & Answers
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Julie R
9 September 2018|
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Response from PEHotelGroup | Property representative |
Hi Julie, as everyone has mentioned -- all your game drives are included -- one in the morning and one in the afternoon. We do have a shuttle service if you'd prefer taking a shuttle (the shuttle fee is not included in the... More
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Clanger46
27 June 2018|
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Response from bark382 | Reviewed this property |
We have just recently stayed at Pumba Water lodge, it was amazing, Luckily we never saw a spider or snake anywhere. The lodges are so beautifully kept and attention to detail is amazing, so while you are out on your safari... More
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fudgey01
8 June 2018|
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Response from Lin W | Property representative |
Hi there, Pumba will gladly accommodate any special dietary requirements you have (including soya milk). If you could send me the details of your reservation via my inbox, I can make all the necessary arrangements for you... More
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Room Tips
"Bush lodge facing the plain. We had cottage H."
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"The hippos may wake you in the Water Lodge!"
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"Fantastic safari with knowledgeable staff."
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"Go for the Gemsbok Rooms, they are truly stunning!"
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