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Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve

P O Box 781854, Kruger National Park 2146, South Africa
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Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Munich, Germany
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice lodge at a river dam with hippos and crocs. Transfer from airstrip to lodge around 30-40 min. Very friendly reception and management by Claudia and Leon. Suite was very spacious - open suite without doors to bathroom - but showing wear and tear. Price/value equation not optimal. For the charged room rates even after discounting food and drives you... More

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Luanda, Angola
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am finally catching up on writing some trip advisor reviews on places we have visited! My family of three visited Chitwa Chitwa in June 2013 for 4 nights and had a fantastic time. Our accommodation was superb. I think all the rooms are slightly different, but we were certainly very happy with ours.I think it was number 1! It... More

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Durban
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! I was blown away by the lodge. I journeyed to Sabi Sands to photograph leopards and was handsomely rewarded. I captured outstanding pictures including a leopard kill, 2 leopards fighting and a lion chasing a leopard into a tree! What I hadn't bargained on was the extremely talented team. From rangers to kitchen staff we were treated to the... More

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San Francisco, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Chitwa Chitwa. The lodge is beautiful and well maintained. The meals were excellent. We especially enjoyed the "Boma" (African Barbecue) night. The game drives were an amazing experience to enjoy the animals and the sights of Africa. Claudia and Leon were so welcoming and made our stay very enjoyable. We highly recommend Chitwa Chitwa... More

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Surrey,England
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78 reviews 78 reviews
41 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

We stayed a couple of nights at Chitwa Chitwa having read the outstanding reviews and on the advice of our agents. Unfortunately our stay left us slightly disappointed and we would not rate it as the 'second best' lodge. The good things are :- The location, next to the lake, which provided excellent viewing opportunities from the Lodge and bedroom... More

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Billericay, Essex, UK
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

The lodge is beautiful and all the staff fantastic making a special note of your name. Surprise, our guide, was awsome with his driving on safari and gave us the ride of our lives to get to see the very rare Wild Dogs sighted in the reserve. The lodge is very comfortable and food excellent. The managers of the lodge... More

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

If your planning on doing a safari, Chitwa Chitwa in the Sabi Sands area of northeast south Africa (next to Kruger Park) is where you will have an fantastic experience. Besides being a 5 star facility, he managers, Leon and Claudia will insure that you experience there is magical and unforgettable. G. Mitchell Exeter, NH

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Vernal, Utah, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Luxury at it's best. A small slice of paradise. The staff is so personable and hospitable. They know your names and make sure you are taken care of. From the maid there morning and evening to the wait staff, and general managers greeting you after safari with a drink. Every meal is so full of flavor and the bar staff... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

This was our third visit to Chitwa Chitwa and we enjoyed it more than ever our ranger and tracker Neil and Rodney were a constant pleasure to be with and their knowledge of the animals was unbelievable As to the lodge itself under the guidance of Leon and Claudia all the staff were fantastic and nothing was too much trouble... More

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Mumbai, India
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We stayed at Chitwa Chitwa in Feb 2013 for 4 nights & it was a memory of a lifetime. Our best experience was having an amazing ranger "Surprise" who is one of the few ppl I've met in the hospitality industry who adores his job, is soooo passionate & knowledgable that it makes a wonderful safari experience! The staff at... More

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Additional Information about Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve

Also Known As:
Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve Hotel
Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Address: P O Box 781854, Kruger National Park 2146, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 41 Specialty lodging in Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Originally a private retreat of the Brink family, Chitwa Chitwa was transformed by Charl into an oasis of conservation and harmony. His dedicated holistic approach and wise land management are aimed at the handing of an uncontaminated African paradise to the future generations. In 1991 Charl and Maria Brink created Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Lodge, today a jewel of South African hospitality and an emblem of the savannas most authentic and refined luxury. ... more   less 

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