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    Samara Private Game Reserve

    Petersburg Road, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 9634
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    “karoo lodge” (45 reviews)
    “on foot” (34 reviews)
    “game reserve” (25 reviews)
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Loved every moment of our stay at Samara! From the moment we arrived it felt like family welcoming us home!! The staff were so friendly and accommodating! They are truly incredible! Our safari experience was out of this world!! Tracking cheetahs, beautiful views and a...More

    Thank Chantelle T
    Response from SamaraReserve, Owner at Samara Private Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Chantelle, what a pleasure to read reviews like yours! Thank you for taking the time to post about your stay. We can't wait to welcome you back! Kindest regards, Team Samara

    Property's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 1 April 2017

    Samara is special in all respects. The setting, in the mountains and rolling hills of the Karoo Desert, is outstanding. The lodge is well kept and inviting. The meal venues (sometimes on the veranda, sometimes on the lawn, sometimes in the dining room) are chosen...More

    Thank terrymarc
    Response from SamaraReserve, Owner at Samara Private Game ReserveResponded 6 April 2017

    Dear terrymarc, thank you for the high praise. We are thrilled that your stay at Samara was a highlight of your trip to Africa. We hope to welcome you back one day! Kind regards, Team Samara

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My wife, our 27 year old son and I spent three nights here in late November 2017. We arrived from Port Elizabeth late on a Sunday afternoon and were immediately taken out on an introductory Safari Drive by Gibson, from Zimbabwe, who was to be...More

    2  Thank Richard W
    Response from SamaraReserve, Owner at Samara Private Game ReserveResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Richard, thank you for the lovely and detailed review! It was a pleasure hosting you and we are delighted that you had such a good time. We will pass on your thanks to Gibson, Veronica, KK, Kayla and everyone else. Kindest regards, Team Samara

    Reviewed 14 November 2017

    The accommodation we stayed in was their Karoo Lodge which cannot be classsified as a hotel as that would be doing it an injusstice. The accommodation was Excellent and mos befitting of the African experience concept. Everything blends in with the environment

    Thank Len B
    Response from SamaraReserve, Owner at Samara Private Game ReserveResponded 30 November 2017

    Dear Len B, thank you for your lovely review! We are delighted that you had such a good time with us. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Team Samara

    Reviewed 12 November 2017

    I have traveled much and been to many game reserves throughout Africa and I can say that Samara gave me the most memorable experience that I have had in a long while. Everything was five star from arrival to departure - five star accommodation normally...More

    Thank Sue G
    Response from SamaraReserve, Owner at Samara Private Game ReserveResponded 30 November 2017

    Dear Sue G, it is always so rewarding to read reviews like yours. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts, and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. It was a real pleasure to host you at...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$446 - US$1,614 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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