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Tintswalo Safari Lodge

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Manyeleti reserve | Greater Kruger National Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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Warminster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our time at Tinswalo was fabulous. The staff saw to all our needs and the chef was most accommodating at meal times. The rooms were well decorated and offered a view of the animals in their habitat. The Sundowners were truly amazing. We truly can't say we liked anything the least. The best experience may have been having breakfast cooked... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently revisited the outstanding Tintswalo Safari Lodge for a sixth time. We took a four day break on this trip and cannot sing the praises of this outstanding Lodge too highly. The venue itself, set in an exclusive concession of some 25 000 hectares in the Manyeleti Reserve bordering the Kruger Park, is built and managed... More 

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TintswaloCEO, General Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear ChangeGuru Thank you for sharing your Safari experience on Tripadvisor - we love hearing from our guests, and we are so honoured that you chose to return to Tintswalo Safari Lodge for a 6th time! We're really pleased to hear that it met with your expectations, we'll let the Safari team know! Thanks again, and we are looking forward... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the third time my wife and I have visited Tintswalo and it certainly won’t be the last. Having visited numerous lodges over the past several years, we have discovered this gem. We enjoy the short flight from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit and then the short 40 minute drive to the lodge. Tinstwalo is situated on a relatively large concession... More 

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TintswaloCEO, General Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Greenstein, Thank you for taking the time to submit your feedback to TripAdvisor. We're so glad that you chose to return to Tintswalo Safari Lodge, and so pleased that your stay met your expectations once again. Your feedback serves to encourage and motivate the Safari team, and we always appreciate constructive feedback - we've noted your thoughts about... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very impressed with my x 2 night stay here. The Manyeleti (Greater Kruger) is often forgotten , for what reason i dint know ! The Game viewing hee was great having been blessed with the Big 5 within 24 hours. The staff are awesome and the lodge and accommodation very well kept. I was impressed with the food... More 

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TintswaloCEO, General Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely feedback and we thoroughly enjoyed meeting you and sharing the special experiences with you..... So glad you got to see such incredible sightings and we agree the Reserve is a hidden . Hope to see you back soon. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The experience was unforgettable and I would highly recommend this quality establishment. The game reserve is word class and the guides is professional and experienced . The Food is superb and the service is makes this place unique.

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TintswaloCEO, General Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Jacques, thank you so much for posting your review to TripAdvisor. We're really glad that your stay at Tintswalo Safari Lodge met up with your expectations! Hopefully we will have the pleasure of hosting you again someday! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arranged 3 nights at Tintswalo at the beginning of the month as a birthday treat for my husband. What a treat it was. The suites are wonderful, large and all decorated differently. Beautiful bathrooms and 4 poster beds and then there's the privacy and view, a bath with buck and elephant outside the open door! Add to this a... More 

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TintswaloCEO, General Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. It sounds as though you had the true Tintswalo Safari experience, in every way, and we're so pleased that it all met up with your expectations. We do hope that you'll return someday, and then let's try get you into the suite Speke! Wishing your husband... More 

Washington, D.C.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In some ways we are nervous about writing this review. This property is so good that I would like to insure availability for a return visit next year. We have visited 100+ lodges in Africa and this in many respects may be the best. The property represents what you are looking for in a lodge. Accommodations are very good, the... More 

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TintswaloCEO, General Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for this incredible review and it was an absolute privilege to have you with us at Tintswalo Safari lodge and we are thrilled that the team delivered an exceptional experience. It's was wonderful to meet you and we look forward to your return , hopefully soon. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An outstanding setting with exceptional people make Tintswalo its own "place of many stars"!! The superb quality of everything that we experienced from the rooms, to the food, to the service ethic of all the staff and the phenomenal rangers and trackers made it an unforgettable luxury 5 star experience in the bush for us as a family !

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TintswaloCEO, General Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

We really appreciate receiving feedback from our guests - thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor! We are thrilled that it lived up to your expectations, and we hope that you'll return someday! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The group I was with did not have the pleasure of staying in the lodge, but the game drive and braai that we were given by the Safari Team made that day one of the best out of the three weeks I was in South Africa for. We saw Elephants, Giraffes, the Cape Buffalo, Zebras, Springboks, and Lions! Would definitely... More 

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TintswaloCEO, General Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Maureen, thank you so much for your feedback, and for posting your review to TripAdvisor. We love to hear from our guests, and we're so glad that you had such great game viewing, and that you enjoyed the braai - a proper South African experience in the bush! It is our heartfelt hope that we will be able to welcome... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rarely do I write a review, but this deserves one. We were so pleasantly surprised at the quality of the game drives, lots of wildlife, I mean everything you want to see and more. The highly amusing ranger and tracker Darren and Eric, we're a great team, and knew where to position for the perfect shot. I want to also... More 

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TintswaloCEO, General Manager at Tintswalo Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Angela & John, Thank you for posting your feedback to TripAdvisor. We really are pleased that you had such a wonderful stay, and that our staff looked after you. Darren and Eric make a great team, we agree! So glad that they kept you amused! We appreciate such wonderful feedback, and we really hope that you will return one... More 

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