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Questions about guest services and facilities

You may find answers to the most often asked guest services and facilities-related questions on this page. We’ve assembled a comprehensive list of answers to this topic that includes WiFi, the swimming pool, parking, laundry service and wheelchair accessibility to name a few.

Is there free WiFi in By Bush Telegraph Lodge?

As part of our complimentary guest services and facilities, we offer a free, wireless internet connection at our guest house. We found that the service is quite reliable with minor downtime (even during load shedding).
Please be advised that since this is a complimentary service, we take no liability for any interruptions in the connection.

WiFi connection details
– Connection type: Fibre optic
– Speed: 10 Mbit/s (up and down)
– Coverage: Throughout the guest house
– Power backup: Yes (3-5 hours)

Is there a swimming pool at your guest house?

We have got a rather large swimming pool at our guest house, which is available 24/7. It is not a heated pool and therefore, it is the most ideal to use during summer. We strongly advise parents to look after their children when they are using the swimming pool, as it is up to 2.5 meters deep on one side.
(Our swimming pool was last refurbished in May 2022.)

Terms & Conditions for using the swimming pool
– No glassware in and around the swimming pool is permitted
– No loud music is allowed
– No parties are allowed
– No Braai
– There may be a surcharge for any breakages, cleaning or any damages you caused
– You are using our swimming pool at your own risk.
– You must attend to your children at all times. By Bush Telegraph Lodge or any of its staff members will take NO responsibility for any injuries or death that may occur during the usage of our pool or any other facilities.

You may find information about our liabilities on our website.

Can I use your swimming pool for the day?

Unfortunately, we only allow our guests with room reservations to use the swimming pool as part of our guest services and facilities.

Do you offer free parking as part of your guest services at BBT Lodge?

Yes. We offer free, secure, on-site parking as part of our guest services and facilities. Unfortunately, this is not a covered parking space at this stage.

Can trucks park at your place?

We have ample parking space. Therefore, we can accommodate trucks up to 10 meters long to park at our property.

Do you have parking suitable for motorbikes?

Although this is not something we specialize in, we do have a parking area that can accommodate up to 4 motorcycles.

Do you offer a laundry service?

We offer a full laundry service to our guests. We do the washing, drying and ironing in-house.

How does your laundry work?

When you’d like us to do your laundry during your stay, all you need to do is fill out the Laundry Form that you can access via our in-house website. After you submitted the request, we’ll be notified by our system. We aim to return your clean clothes on the same day afternoon, but this also depends on the time you hand in your laundry and the weather conditions.
You may also find the terms and conditions of this service on our in-house website.

Can you do dry cleaning?

We don’t have dry-cleaning facilities. Therefore, we send very delicate clothing to the nearest dry-cleaning store. We’ll advise you about the fees beforehand, so you can decide whether to go ahead with the service or not.

Do you have Spa facilities?

Unfortunately, we don’t have Spa facilities on our premises. Even so, we are affiliating with a mobile spa company called Amethyst Mobile Spa.
They offer a wide variety of treatments such as Swedish-, Aromatherapy -, Hot Stone massage, manicure and pedicure but to name a few.
Have a look at the Amethyst Mobile Spa complete price list.

What is Romantic Turndown?

Our Romantic Turndown is a type of service that turns our room setup into a more enticing one with an intimate atmosphere for couples’ private getaways.

1. We place two swans forming a heart shape folded from towels on the bed.
2. Additionally, we also arrange a heart shape made of rose petals on the bed.
3. Furthermore, we scatter the rest of the rose petals across the bed and room.
4. Lastly, we set a bottle of sparkling wine in an ice bucket along with some chocolate dessert on the table right before your arrival.

You can order this turndown without sparkling wine. You may also change the sparkling wine or change it to a beverage of your choice. We’ll recalculate the package price and advise you accordingly.

– No bubbly
– Another kind of sparkling wine
– Wine or other beverage instead

We need you to confirm your turndown no later than 24 hours before arrival. Unfortunately, we can’t accept last-minute bookings for this service.

We usually require that you pay a 50% deposit for this service.

If we haven’t purchased the items needed for the turndown yet, then we can fully refund your deposit.
However, if we already bought the necessary items, we will only be able to do a partial refund due to the perishables.

You may find out about the pricing on our Specials page.

Does your guest house have a Gym?

Unfortunately, we don’t have Gym facilities at our guest house yet. Nevertheless, we are seeking to build a close relationship with a Gym close to our accommodation. For further updates on this topic, please contact our Team.

Is By Bush Telegraph Lodge a wheelchair-accessible establishment?

Regrettably, our lodge is not wheelchair accessible. Sadly, due to our unique architectural style, we were unable to accommodate such facilities.

Does By Bush Telegraph Lodge have a generator?

Unfortunately, we don’t have a generator at our lodge at this stage. However, we provide an alternative lighting solution in all our rooms during load shedding. Additionally, our entire WiFi network works on power backup, which provides an uninterrupted connection for about 3-5 hours during power outages.

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