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Motswari Private Game Reserve

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Lovely welcome with cold towels and drink. Swift check in and taken straight to our room. Air conditioning works very well plus ceiling fan. Game drives at 5.30 am and 4pm. Both were 3.5 to 4 hours long and we saw the big five plus loads of other animals, birds and plant life. Our ranger (Brian) and tracker ( Difference)...

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MotswariLodge, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review Motswari - We highly value your feedback and have noted your constructive suggestions regarding the guiding operations. We hope we can welcome you back sometime soon! Very Best Wishes from us all Adriaan

Port Macquarie
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

This is our first visit to Kruger & we are really impressed by this lodge. The game drives have been excellent with Brian as guide & Diff as our tracker. Our list of animal sightings has been ticked & we are enjoying the banter and jokes between ourselves, Brian and the other guests in the truck. It is different from...

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MotswariLodge, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review Motswari - We highly value your feedback and have noted your suggestions. We hope we can welcome you back sometime soon! Very Best Wishes from us all Adriaan

Chittagong City, Bangladesh
Reviewed 31 January 2016

What move could I say four days of fun excitement The big five In under 24 hours Special place indeed such a special time Thank you Robyenne for teaching me so much So the whole team thank you Amazing accommodation staff food

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MotswariLodge, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review Motswari - We highly value your feedback and we hope we can welcome you back soon! Very Best Wishes from us all Adriaan

St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We spent a very enjoyable 3 nights at Motswari Lodge . The food was excellent, as were the accommodation, wildlife & Guides. Can highly praise Richard & Jacky our Guide/Tracker who were both very knowledgeable and professional at all times

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MotswariLodge, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review Motswari - We highly value your feedback and we hope we can welcome you back soon! Very Best Wishes from us all Adriaan

london
Reviewed 22 January 2016

We spent 2 nights at Motswari in January. It was a great experience. Right from the check-in you were given 2 minders ( a tracker and a guide) who would look after your safari needs during the period. Ours were Petro and Petros respectively. They were reassuring and put us at ease. My wife had been apprehensive of going through...

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MotswariLodge, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Motswari - I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us! I must apologise for the tactless approach by your escort on your penultimate night and I will address this with the team - not something to share at that time, nor something to laugh at. I will ensure...

London, UK
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Motswari was the first stop in a long trip we have just returned from and as regular safari travellers we know what to expect. Motswari delivers in every way. Great rooms (rondavels actually), very spacious, comfortable and good bathrooms and the benefit of air conditioning (which we needed when temperatures reached 45C in early December). Everything is right about Motswari,...

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MotswariLodge, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review Motswari - We highly value your feedback and I am so glad that you enjoyed your time with us. I will pass on your kind comments to the team and we hope we can welcome you back soon! Very Best Wishes from us all Adriaan

Reviewed 19 January 2016

We spent 2 nights at motswari and it was a great time, everyone was really helpful and friendly, the game drive was amazing and our guide knew a lot, so it made the experience richer and fun. Totally recommend it

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MotswariLodge, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review Motswari - We highly value your feedback and we hope we can welcome you back soon! Very Best Wishes from us all Adriaan

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Deciding to stay at Motswari took a long time for us! We couldn't decide whether to stay here, or somewhere at Sabi Sands. I would like to go to Sabi/Mala Mala for a couple of nights just to see the contrast, but I wouldn't change a thing about the experience we had at Motswari and am so glad we went....

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MotswariLodge, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review Motswari - We highly value your feedback and I am so proud of the team that made your time with us memorable. Now that you caught the bug we hope we can welcome you back one day soon! Very Best Wishes from us all Adriaan

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2016

completely exceeded our expectations, from the wonderful accomodation which was beautifully designed & decorated, to the friendly & helpful staff. it is a much "wilder" environment than expected, needing a guide to escort us at night due to the elephants & occasional leopard wandering around.

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Thank you very much for taking the time to review Motswari - We highly value your feedback and I am so glad that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope we can welcome you back one day soon! Very Best Wishes from us all Adriaan

Reviewed 13 January 2016

We stayed at Motswari for 3 nights - our first safari trip and it was AMAZING. The lodge is easy to get to and, even though it was 44c when we arrived, we were welcomed by lovely, friendly relaxed staff. The room was beautiful, very clean and a nice view outside into the bush from the bathroom. The food, drinks...

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Thank you very much for taking the time to review Motswari - We highly value your feedback and I am so glad that you had a memorable time with us. We hope we can welcome you back one day soon! Very Best Wishes from us all Adriaan

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Open to the Kruger National Park and playing host to Africa's Big Five is Motswari Private Game Reserve. One of South Africa's jewels nestled within the Timbavati Nature Reserve, this family-owned and operated four-star luxury safari lodge prides itself on its warm atmosphere and luxurious accommodation.The name Motswari means "to conserve and protect" in Tswana and the owners have held the name to be a promise to each of their future friends who arrive to share in the splendour of an African sunset at this vintage bush lodge.The 150 square kilometres that make up the reserve are part of the greater Kruger Park and guests will be treated to wildlife in their natural habitats as part of their unforgettable experience of Southern Africa. Ideally situated and exclusive, Motswari Private Game Reserve holds the best of everything for the traveller to the untamed majesty that is Africa.If you’re looking for a relaxed atmosphere, peaceful communion with nature and a private experience on a traditional African game farm, this holiday location is for you!Morning and evening game drives in open Land Rovers with professional field guides and trackersMid morning bush walks * Safari walks in lieu of morning game drives guided by armed field guidesOvernight bush hiking and camping sleep-out experience for groups of 4 with experienced guides*Hide sleep-outs in the Motswari Game Reserve*Swimming pool*Boma & bush dinners*Pre-lunch safari interest talks*Curio shop at Motswari Game Lodge*Brunch, high tea (late lunch) and dinner*Library and Art Gallery with 24-hour internet facility at Motswari Game Lodge*Fully equipped air-conditioned conference room for 20 delegates at Motswari Game Lodge*An additional vehicle plus guide can be arranged for an extra cost per day and covers 2 game drives per day ... more   less 

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Address: Kruger National Park 2021, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Price Range: €377 - €918 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Motswari Private Game Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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