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Camp Shawu

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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“watering hole”(12 reviews)
“the main lodge”(7 reviews)
“gas fireplace”(2 reviews)
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Admittedly, camp Shawu is situated in a breathtaking location, overlooking a large waterhole. Once that first impression settles down and you look around your room, you do notice broken and missing lights, the lack of sufficient linen, and that broken outdoor shower grid, that probably...More

Thank cderover
Reviewed 26 September 2017

A must visit from reception at Shishangeni , Matthew and staff to Camp Shawu and staff fantastic .Thanks Everisto,Prewtty ,Nicklet,Virginia,Thembisile,Siyabonga and our ranger Herold that made our visit very special . Food fantastic accomodation 5 star and the view from out tent out of this...More

Thank johansU8281OW
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Drives and staff were great (especially Daniel and Sifiso). No explanation on how to work the shower. As a previous guest reviewed, only enough water for one shower. I found that it must be on a timer. If you turned the shower off and on...More

1  Thank Spikey2801
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Although Dennis, the manager was lovely, as were the staff, the Ranger Sifiso, brilliant, we did have issues. Firstly, even after telling the lodge beforehand what we drank, they continually ran out, Tonic/Soda Water/ Specific Red and White Wines/ Ice. Also the attention we received...More

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The only reason they are not getting a 5 from me is the shower. The hot water was inadequate and only lasted for 1 person. The service is impeccable. They go out of their way to accommodate. I requested vegetarian meals and the chef went...More

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1947_Rick
7 September 2017|
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Response from renee k | Reviewed this property |
yes converters are required but electricity is limited to morning and night.
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Holly D
7 May 2017|
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Response from EtienneSO | Property representative |
Goof Morning Holly, Camp Shawu rate is R5074 per person per night sharing, SINGLE is R6600 per night. Fully inclusive of all meals and 2game drives per day. Thank you. Shishangeni Team
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"Be aware that camp Shawu only has one game drive vehicle for 10 guests."
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"Only five luxurios tents all have fantastic views"
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"All rooms are great."
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"Any room is good, all close to the main area"
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