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Tanamera Lodge

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Sabie Road Portion 8 | Farm Vergenoeg Sabie Road (R536), Hazyview 1260, South Africa
Tanamera Lodge
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A belated THANK YOU to Mansel and Melissa for sharing their wonderful hospitality at Tanamera! We had a perfect relaxing weekend & hope to be able to return some day. The food was varied & freshly made, all tasty & beautifully presented. Room was lovely and cosy with all essential amenities, the services 5 star. The view is of course... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is exquisite. The road into the hotel was muddy and full of potholes but everything after that was pristine and welcoming. The managers greeted us warmly and showed us to our room which was WOW! We had a private plunge pool and a large tub and showers. But the best part of the hotel was the view. We... More 

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Tanamera L L, Manager at Tanamera Lodge, responded to this review

Dear ccbarb1 Thank you very much for the great review. Our views are really spectacular and we are glad you had time to enjoy them. They are one of the things that make Tanamera so special. We are really glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you back at Tanamera soon and stay for... More 

netherlands
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58 reviews 58 reviews
53 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stay here for two nights and it was a pitty that we don't spent some more nights here. We are very kind welcoming and the manager and his wife shows us around and explained everything. The room was very nice and the cleanliness excellent. The view from our deck was fantastic! and the food delicious. this is the place... More 

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Tanamera L L, Manager at Tanamera Lodge, responded to this review

Dear MiepHans, Thank you so much for the kind words and the great review, much appreciated! We look forward to hosting you again here at Tanamera Lodge. Kind Regards, Tanamera Lodge More 

Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I want to start with the only disappointing thing about our stay, but it is an important one. We were a bit late in booking and could only get the "Forest View" room. We assumed that it over looked the forest and not the river, but still had a view. Unfortunately there was no view at all and as this... More 

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Tanamera L L, General Manager at Tanamera Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Marius Many thanks for your positive review and compliments over all the details, particularly regarding the meals and dining at Tanamera! Tanamera accommodates on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis and we do accommodate for light lunches if needed. We must assure you that the access road (as an emergency route) that happens to be by the chalet you... More 

Centurion, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

What a wonderful stay outside of Hazyview! Beautiful chalets, ours being a Luxury room which had a private plunge pool and deck looking into the Sabie Valley and the river far below. Very tranquil and peaceful, extremely comfortable bed, fresh flowers on arrival and pretty little touches. The housekeepers were very sweet and serving ladies are local and lovely. Melissa... More 

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Tanamera L L, General Manager at Tanamera Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful praise and thank you very much for taking the time to share it on Trip Advisor! We appreciate the feedback and are glad you have had such a pleasant time with us. Kind regards Mansel and Melissa More 

Scotland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Many thanks to Mansel, Melissa and the team at Tanamera. We were stunned by the view from our room, and enthralled by the peaceful tranquility of the surroundings. Food was superb, and we couldn't have wished for a better welcome from our hosts. We'll back, for sure..!

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Tanamera L L, General Manager at Tanamera Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Al & Jane Thank you for the compliments! We are pleased to have shared Tanamera with you at the end of your wonderful journey through South Africa. It was a great pleasure meeting you and we hope that your memories of Tanamera (and of Elephant Whispers!) stay with you for a very long time. Until we meet again.... All... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Beautiful and very romantic spot for any couples. The view of the Sabie river from your room is absolutely breath-taking. Loved the little splash pool where one can sit and relax. We spent two nights for our anniversary at Tanamera and highly recommend it. It is very secluded. The service from Mansyl, Melissa and the rest of the team was... More 

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Tanamera L L, General Manager at Tanamera Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Elaine! What a pleasure to receive such compliments! We endeavour to please and are thrilled to hear about your happy anniversary at Tanamera. Thank you for making us a part of it. We hope to see you return for another special occasion. All the very best, Mansel and Melissa More 

Witbank, South Africa
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Spectacular View, Excellent food, Great Room, Good Service .... although they can really focus on a bit more maintenance in the rooms .... there is a few graceful touches needed. Nevertheless we had a extremely romantic weekend with my wonderful hubby that suprized me.... Great thanks !!

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Tanamera L L, General Manager at Tanamera Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Annette Many thanks for writing about your stay - we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed Tanamera. The top rating and compliment on the view is appreciated! Maintenance is always ongoing and we have recently refreshed our bed linens, towels and mosquito nets and thatching to keep the rooms in good order. We look forward to seeing you... More 

Lydenburg, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Me and my wife spent a weekend ( 2 nights ) at Tanamera to get away for a while and what an experience!! Stunning views from our private deck and splash pool. "Bubbly" on ice awaited us in the room. Beautiful bathroom. Dinner and breakfast was served on our private deck for us to enjoy. Will definitely return. My only... More 

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Tanamera L L, General Manager at Tanamera Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gustav Thank you very much for your positive feedback! We are pleased to hear that you had a lovely stay at Tanamera. During your visit we did experience some extra humidity which is unusual for the location in the Sabie valley - your recommendation about extra fans has been noted. We aim for minimal environmental impact by not using... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Such a beautiful place. Rooms are nice and everything just cozy. Road is not in a great state but that has got nothing to do with the lodge and its basically the norm for all roads in the area. Keep up the good work! Will definitely be back there soon.

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Tanamera L L, General Manager at Tanamera Lodge, responded to this review

At the end of a dirt road, you will find Tanamera - Place of the Red Earth. A very apt name as with all the summer rain, the red earth is indeed evident! As you said, the roads in the area are all like this - but past the road, you will find a beautiful place to stay. We look... More 

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