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Sabi Sand Game Reserve | Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Cheetah Plains
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Chris C Lichfield, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We spent 4 days here in mid November. The lodge was great (room 8 with an outside shower) with a patio that looked out on to the bush where we could see dwarf mongooses playing and impala grazing whilst spotting the most amazing birds. Our driver Andrew was a knowledgable and courteous guide who found us some amazing animals -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What can we say?!! We go to the Bush every year and have stayed at many, many of the top private lodges in SA - Cheetah Plains surpassed all expectations and is definitely our best experience to date!! Things under human control: Service: this was incredible! Thanks to the wonderful Craig and Chantal - the hosts with the most! Our... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent four nights at Cheetah Plains in mid November, and from our arrival through to our departure we were looked after superbly. All the staff were attentive, friendly, courteous, very helpful and good fun to be around. The lodge itself was great. The main areas were spotlessly clean, and evening meals were round the camp fire under candle-light -... More 

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San Rafael, CA USA
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cheetah Plains met all our expectations. The game drives were awesome, the service excellent. We loved our rooms (especially the outdoor shower) and the food and drink were great. The moment we had our welcome drinks in our hands the elephants showed up at the waterhole and it was a perfect beginning to a wonderful stay. Thanks to all the... More 

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WillemCP, General Manager at Cheetah Plains, responded to this review

Dear STMarin Thank you for your lovely review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us and it met all your expectations. Having a waterhole right outside of the Lodge, sure makes for some amazing sightings, without even having to leave the Lodge...and the ellies love this dam! Again, thank you for the all round compliments! and we shall... More 

Humshaugh, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ended a four week stay in South Africa during August with three nights at Cheetah Plains - and what a way to end a fabulous holiday. The only wildlife we didn't see were wild dogs and cheetahs but we came with the expectation that wild animals do not come out to show themselves off to us. They are living... More 

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WillemCP, General Manager at Cheetah Plains, responded to this review

Dear Haywards57 Glad to hear you back home safely. Thank you for your great review! It is, and always will be, such a pleasure to read that our guests had a memorable stay with us, and that all, exceeded your expectations! Being able to enjoy a shower, outdoors in your own privacy...under the African sky, is nothing less than splendid... More 

Nelspruit, South Africa
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is my second visit and wow!where to start. Well the staff are excellent,helpful and make your stay so easy and comfortable. The food in the bush is out of the world,served around Fire watching waterhole setting . We're lucky enough to have seen akill while having dinner yep leopard hunting while we eat. The guides and game drives are... More 

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WillemCP, General Manager at Cheetah Plains, responded to this review

Dear Krugerandmore Thank you for the awesome review! Glad you had a brilliant, 2nd stay with us :) Not much beats our dinners under the stars, in front of the 'bush television' whilst watching the nightlife passing by...though being able to observe a leopard stalking impala and going for the kill.. from the comfort of your dinner setting...i must agree,... More 

Hooksett, New Hampshire
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cheetah Plains was our final destination on our African honeymoon. When we arrived we were greeted by the friendly manager and handed welcome drinks. We were then given an overview of how things would go while we were there. GAME DRIVES/VIEWING: I’m going to discuss the most important part/ and what happened to be the best part of staying here... More 

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WillemCP, General Manager at Cheetah Plains, responded to this review

Dear Ashley Thank you for your review. Super glad that you had a great stay and that the game viewing you have experienced here, tops all :) We always strive to give our guests only but the best experience, and therefore your comments re the rooms will be addressed :) Please take note that we are an authentic bush Lodge,... More 

Perth, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Cheetah plains was everything we hoped for and more. The staff were outstanding, Cheryl (manager) was amazing, always greeting you with a smile and a great chat. Andrew (ranger) was awesome,he was knowledgeable, relaxed and wonderful company. He was one of the best rangers I have had the pleasure of meeting.Craig (Co Ranger) was great with the kids, great sense... More 

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WillemCP, General Manager at Cheetah Plains, responded to this review

Dear Chris Thank you for the great review. It is always a pleasure reading that guests coming to Cheetah Plains, leaves with a lifetime of memories! Nothing makes me/us more happy. Cheryl joined the CP team/family a short while ago, and we are very happy that she did : Your two boys were lovely, and i can easily speak for... More 

Hasselt, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stayed two nights in Cheetah Plains. Wonderful lodges in a very nice location and great staff. Perfect place for safari. The food is very good and well served. During our stay we had great weather, which is not directly related to the hotel services but it certainly has an impact. Overall we had a great welcome, pleasant stay and... More 

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WillemCP, General Manager at Cheetah Plains, responded to this review

Dear Guido P Thank you for the awesome review. I am glad you had a great stay with us, and all was to your liking! Our Chefs Paul, Lineth and Eunice sure knows how too prepare delicious fresh cuisine, and your compliments to their culinary abilities puts a smile on my face :) We hope to see you again in... More 

Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We stayed at Cheetah Plains for three nights and and we can not say enough about this place. The staff is wonderful,and very kind and helpful. The food is very good and having dinner under the stars was beautiful. Breakfast was plentiful with a good selection of items to chose from. Our room, hut # 6 was just perfect and... More 

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WillemCP, General Manager at Cheetah Plains, responded to this review

Dear Capecodkaren Thank you for the great review! Was really nice meeting yourself and your husband. We at Cheetah Plains takes a lot of pride in our friendly and professional staff and service alike, and i am really happy you could experience that first hand. You most certainly were blessed with some great sightings, as the Black Rhino is very... More 

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Address: Sabi Sand Game Reserve | Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 8
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