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Singita Sweni Lodge

Private Concession | eastern south central, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the description of Sweni lodge and its accommodations has been well documented in previous posts, the only addition that I'd like to make is that pictures and words do not do it justice. I have no better way to put it than you are truly enveloped by the sights, sounds, smells, and textures of Kruger when you are there.... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Sweni lodge is a gem in the small concession it serves within the Kruger Park. Special praise for chef Sydney whose talents never seized to amaze us. The lodge is beautifully adorned, privacy guaranteed in each of the 6 rooms. The wine cellar is quite large, and a wine tasting easily arranged. It shares a "village" with another lodge, Lebombo,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I have stayed in five different South African lodges, three with Singita (Lebombo, Sweni, Ebony) and two with other Relais & Chateaux (Kwandwe and Camp Jabulani). All are reviewed on tripadvisor, and I will not repeat here some general comments about lodge comparisons that you can read in these other reviews. Anyhow, as Lebombo and Sweni share the same reserve... More 

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Houston, Texas
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This was the best experience in South Africa we have had on any Safar/game reserve. Pick a category - all were the best. We did not want to leave. We will be back. This is a place that a two night stay is not enough...two weeks is what I would suggest. We reviewed all related websites and none of them... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

After staying at some of the top places in South Africa for our honeymoon (Kensington Place, Delaire Graff and Singita Ebony), Singita Sweni was pretty much the only way to match what we'd already experienced. With our standards already pretty high, Sweni managed to once again exceed them! I didn't really understand how the safari experience would differ between Ebony... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Singita Sweni for 2 nights. We then flew to Singita Ebony (see review) for 3 nights as we took advantage of the 1 free night promotion when staying at 2 seperate lodges within the Singita family of lodges. I would highly recommend this as it's a perfect opportunity to experience 2 different terrains, upscale... More 

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Kruger National Park, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The 2 most perfect days. Callie, Nick, Enos and Christoff went the extra mile and we felt so spoiled and very special. Thank you for for the most amazing time ever. PS... the best Eggs Benedict in the world!!

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Reading, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This Lodge is as close to perfect as you are likely to get. The staff are wonderful and were attentive to our every need, the food was excellent (although potentially very damaging to the waistline) and the beautifully appointed lodge overlooks a river bed where a family of hippos including a baby, could be seen basking on the opposite bank.... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My husband and I went on a 10 day safari in South Africa last month and it was absolutely fantastic. I have been on countless African safaris over the years, but this one was by far the best. The trip overall was fantastic but I have to pay a special mention to the staff and guides at Singita Sweni. Our... More 

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westchester county, ny
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57 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Beautiful setting, funky hip eco chic camp.... one of the most fun rooms I could ever imagine. The gift shop is over the top amazing, the spa has the BEST treatments on earth !!! Beautiful clean large gym. Delicious food. We loved our guide Enos and tracker Sunday - too great talented guys..made the safari rides so much fun !!... More 

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Address: Private Concession | eastern south central, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
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Number of rooms: 6
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