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Tintswalo Safari Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Morristown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are not enough positive accolades to bestow upon The Tintswalo Lodge and its staff. There was not a detail left undone. The lodge is straight "Out of Africa" style, turn of the century decor. There are only 6 suites on-property so privacy I guaranteed. We arrived to champagne and a suite dressed in roses to celebrate our special visit....

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TintswaloLodges, Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Leslie, Thank you for your lovely review, what wonderful words! We are so happy to hear that everyone looked after you so well, and we hope to see you back again one day :) Warm Regards Emily Booth Camp Manager, Tintswalo Safari Lodge

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing lodge!!! From the copious amounts of delicious food available to the extremely friendly staff this was a seriously unforgettable experience! My husband and I have been to many bush lodges and this is definitely in our top 2! The rooms are beautiful and secluded - we had some lovely bushbuck, waterbuck and vulture sightings from our lounge...

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TintswaloLodges, Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review - we are so glad that you had a fantastic honeymoon trip with us and that you saw such brilliant game despite the weather :) We hope to see you again one day - perhaps an anniversary trip! Warm Regards Emily Booth Camp Manager, Tintswalo Safari Lodge

Puerto Vallarta
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This Trip surpassed all expatations from the beautiful lodge surrounded by local wildlife to the friendly and helpful staff. Early morning rides through the bush, watching the sun come up and viewing the animals almost close enough to touch was much looked forward to, then the afternoon drive was exciting also watching the sun go down and the moon come...

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TintswaloLodges, Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review, we are so happy that you had such a wonderful time with us! Warm Regards Emily Booth Camp Manager, Tintswalo Safari Lodge

Cape Town
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We had the most amazing 4 days here and would recommend it wholeheartedly. The children cried when they left! We were fed like kings and queens and had the most amazing safari experience with our Game Ranger Vic. He brought it all to life for us. The chef Tact was simply wonderful and Elvis looked after our every need always...

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TintswaloLodges, Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you had such a wonderful time and that Vic looked after you so well! Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate it! Warm Regards Emily Booth Camp Manager, Tintswalo Safari Lodge

Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We as a family did not know what to expect when we arrived. It was our first time at a Safari Lodge, or South Africa in general. We were all so surprised how they welcomed us with open arms and how friendly they were! When we did our Safari, our ranger and tracker were so experienced and had a great...

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TintswaloLodges, Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much Ryan, for your great words - especially about the food :) We are glad to hear that you had such a brilliant time! Warm Regards Emily Booth Camp Manager, Tintswalo Safari Lodge

Alpharetta, Georgia
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We left Livingstone and took a flight to Kruger Mpumalanga Intl Airport. Drivers picked us up and took our group/luggage of/for 14 (Alexander and Roberts Tour) to this fabulous fabulous fabulous Safari Lodge. We are out in God's country. Dirt roads and all of sudden this oasis of wonder appears. We were all greeted by Emily, with a warm welcome....

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TintswaloLodges, Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dearest Sue & Megan, I don't think that we have ever had such a wonderful, descriptive review - wow, wow, WOW! Thank you so much for taking the time to describe your experience in such detail - I am sure that many travelers will love reading this review. We loved having you both here with us and we do hope...

Houston, United States
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Spent several days/nights here as part of a larger tour of S. Africa, and there is no question it was absolutely the high point of my trip. The Lodge itself is beautiful - set down in a wild setting with luxurious, tastefully-decorated cottages overlooking the African bush/Kruger area - each with a private terrace and plunge pool. At every turn,...

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TintswaloLodges, Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dearest Margot, Thanks you so much for your wonderful review! Your kind words are so appreciated. We are so glad that you had such a lovely stay and that everyone looked after you so well. We hope to see you back again one day Warmest Regards, Emily Booth Camp Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge

Plano, Texas
Reviewed 26 March 2017

What a place to stay in the Kruger area! The private suites, the dawn and dusk safaris into the bush were outstanding! I cannot thank the staff enough for everything that they did for us. The surprises were never-ending! I do not want to give away what they do, but they do it well. The people make you think you...

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TintswaloLodges, Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for this great review! We loved having you to stay, and are so happy that you enjoyed all the surprises we had for you! Warmest Regards Emily Booth Camp Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge

Winter Park, Florida
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Without question, the staff, accommodations, the game drives, the guide, the driver, were magnificent! Having a deck to enter the game vehicle, instead of lifting up to it, was a great advantage to the infirmed and elderly..important to note as it is a MUST in everyone's life.

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Thank you for taking the time to write these lovely words! We are so glad to hear that it was such a success for you Warmest Regards Emily Booth Camp Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The property itself is incredible, the food is delicious, the service it outstanding, but the people at Tintswalo really set it apart. Alistair, Alfie, Emily, Jonathan and everyone else there made it feel like we were part of the family and truly like a home away from home. And then there's the small detail of the sensory overload of animals...

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Thank you Drew, for the amazing review! It was so great having you here to stay - we are so happy to hear that you had such a wonderful time and that everyone looked after you so well :) Warmest Regards Emily Booth Camp Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A private safari lodge within the pristine Manyeleti reserve adjoining the Fenceless boundary of the Kruger National Park. Private plunge pools, big 5 game, amazing cuisine. Manor house can take children with a fantastic children's program. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tintswalo Safari Lodge

Address: Manyeleti reserve | Greater Kruger National Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Manyeleti Game Reserve
Price Range: €1,450 - €1,777 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Tintswalo Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Tintswalo Hotel Manyeleti Game Reserve
Tintswalo Kruger National Park
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