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Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve

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P O Box 781854, Kruger National Park 2146, South Africa
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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was very hard to leave the room at Chitwa Chitwa because it was so nice. Of the several lodges I have stayed at in Sabi Sand, Chitwa Chitwa wins my vote for best deck, plunge pool and viewing area during the 7 hour down time between game drives. I was impressed from the second we walked into the lodge... More 

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Houston, TX
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

First of all, I'd like to say that if you are pondering which private reserve to visit, the Sabi Sands is an excellent choice. It was one of three reserves we visited, and of the three, it had the greatest density of animals, which pretty much guaranteed lots of great sightings. Other folks we spoke to agreed that the Sabi... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

We saw all members of the big 5 and many more in our first 48 hours - so close and so exciting! Excellent venue, lovely staff and great food. The staff choir welcomed us to the Lodge and sang on Christmas Eve and Day - special memories are made of this! Room 1 is enormous and private with big deck... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

We stay is Chitwa House and it was phenomenal. This is the best accommodation and it was worth every penny. The decor, outside deck with views of the water and the visiting wildlife and the pool are perfect for families. The staff were amazing: Caron who manages Chitwa was the ultimate professional and the nicest person ever. She really looked... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Fantastic - place - fantastic people - fantastic food - just plain fantastic. We spent 3 days at Chitwa Chitwa in November and it exceeded all of our expectations. As noted by others, Chantel and Stefan are wonderful (as is all the staff). They make you feel comfortable and are accessible without being intrusive. The Lodge itself is pristine and... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

We spent 4 amazing days in an amazing cottage with amazing guides and left with amazing memories! From the moment we were greeted to the moment of our sad departure, we were absorbed into the Chitwa gentility, knowledge and communal spirit. Considering we were geographically far from any urban area, the food and its presentation left us speechless. Chantel and... More 

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Valrico, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

From the time Chantel greeted us, upon arrival to the facility, until we left 4 days later, our stay at Chitwa Chitwa was the ultimate in a safari experience. We went on 7 game drive, seeing all the big 5, plus numerous other animals. Rodney, our guide was simply the best. He and his tracker stayed in radio contact with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We spent four nights at Chitwa as part of our 2 week honeymoon in South Africa. We loved every minute and were so sad to leave. Chantal, Stefan, Karen, Dinho and the rest of the hospitality team were amazing and tended to our every need. The food was great including a BOMA dinner and a surprise dinner in the bush.... More 

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Falsterbo, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Chitwa is a great place. The management and all the staff members are a big happy family. I spend 4 nights together with my wife in one of the wonderful lodges. All of them is located close to the pond right in front of all the lodges. You will see and hear the hippos from your private deck. We were... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

It was a challenge deciding between "very good" and "excellent" for Chitwa Chitwa. Here are the positives: * A warm and welcoming staff in all areas of the lodge -- from Chantal's warm welcome to Hali's amazing game drives to Dinho's inventive cocktails to Leah's/Karin's making sure we had everything we wanted. * Our room (Charlsey suite) was huge (probably... More 

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