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The Eastern Cape Hotels

Bushman Sands Hotel

Pros

  • Luxurious health and spa facilities
  • There is the opportunity to fit in a game drive at the adjacent Bushman Sands Game Reserve

Cons

  • Service can be erratic
  • There isn't much for children

Updated 11/07/2014

Fodor's Review

Built around a demanding Gary Player–designed, links-style golf course and adjacent to the Bushman Sands Game Reserve, this hotel offers a number of leisure options—including golf, game drives, and sunset cruises on the nearly 500-acre New Year's Dam. Rooms are in separate structures that echo the style of the original Victorian school building, which forms the hotel's center. The decor is understated and classical, with black-and-white-tile bathroom floors and claw-foot

tubs. The suites, which are renovated railway cottages, have fabulous bathrooms, with shower stalls just big enough for you and your favorite baseball team. The food served at the restaurant is nothing special, but the golf course setting makes this a pleasant enough place to eat. The smart-casual dress code means that men are not allowed to wear T-shirts, jeans, or open-toed shoes.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Main St., Alicedale, South Africa

Phone:

042-231–8000

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 34 rooms, 5 suites
  • Breakfast

Updated 11/07/2014

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