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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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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After traveling SA's finest Bush Lodges over the last 4years i must say that i finally found the best Lodge in my opinion at Tintswalo Safari Lodge. The service was impeccable, with Orlando our butler always offering a friendly smile and fatastci service. Manyeleti must have some of the best game viewing i have ever witnessed in South Africa. Wild... More 

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

We really appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback on Tripadvisor, thank you! We're so please that you enjoyed your stay, and it sounds like you had the full safari experience with Fritz and Mpho. They are great! We hope to welcome you back again soon! More 

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband & I have traveled extensively and we both agree our stay at Tintswalo Lodge is the best vacation we have ever had. Bar none. This was the most amazing experience ever. The staff is friendly and attentive. Our guide and tracker were very knowledgable and a lot of fun. Not only was this a great experience, it was... More 

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

Thank you so much for your response and for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time, and hope to welcome you back someday. Kirsty More 

Duncan, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The Tintswalo Safari Lodge is abslutely stunning, the twice daily game drives were exhilarating and the personalized service was exceptional! Thank you to the wonderful management and staff for a wonderful 4 day stay! We will most certainly return with family and friends.

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

Thank you so much for your lovely review and we too hope to see you back again soon More 

South Africa
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77 reviews 77 reviews
21 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

If you want a wild bush experience come to Tintswalo. The bush and surrounding area is so superb that it pushed Tintswalo into the "very good" category as apposed to "average". It was so refreshing not to have to line up at big sightings or permanently encountering vehicles on the roads, finding your own cats and sightings instead of always... More 

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, we appreciate your comments and are pleased that the game viewing and low vehicle density added to your safari experience. We have noted the comments on the food and are pleased you enjoyed the bush braai . More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Amazing safaris - saw the Big 5 in the first two drives, very few other vehicles in the reserve so it feels very private. VERY good for food allergies - the chef was amazingly accommodating while keeping the highest quality food. Rooms are massive and beautiful. Expensive to get to (unless you're willing to do the 6+ hr drive from... More 

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

Thank you for your lovely review and we agree that the game viewing and low vehicle density is definitely an advantage. We have noted your comments on the food and are pleased you enjoyed the bush braai. More 

Houston, Texas
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328 reviews 328 reviews
72 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We stayed at Bush Lodge in Sabi Sabi for 3 days and then here for 3 days. Very short flight. What can we say than it totally surpassed our expectations. Physical plant, exclusivity, staff, service, food, and by the way spending about 8 hours per day looking for animals resulted in "National Geographic" moments. Do not want to tell you... More 

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

Thank you so much for this wonderful review ..... we too look forward to your return. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We had the most amazing and special time at Tintswalo Safari Lodge with friends. We expected a great time but it was awesome! You definitely have the right mix of location, great accommodation, food, wildlife, etc. What stood out for us the most were the Tintswalo people! Their friendliness, passion, service, attentiveness, love of the bush, willing to go the... More 

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

Thank you so much Craig and Hermie, we are thrilled that the Tintswalo team made such a difference to your safari experience. It was wonderful to have you here and we hope to see you back soon. More 

Sandton, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We visited Tintswalo over the weekend and had a wonderful relaxing time. Saw the Big 5, had delicious food and our room was lovely with everything that we need. The staff were all very friendly, helpful and professional. As it was our wedding anniversary, they set up a private dinner in the wine cellar which was really romantic and special.... More 

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Thank you for your lovely review and we are pleased that you chose to spend your wedding anniversary with us and we hope that you will return for the next one More 

london
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I brought my family here for my mothers birthday in January, I had seen such good reviews for the lodge and the reserve. I had researched number of different lodges within Greater Kruger and Tintswalo came out top. Before our stay the booking team was very helpful and quick in communicating, we were able to request specific rooms and were... More 

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

Thank you for the wonderful review and we are so pleased that your family stay to celebrate your mom's birthday was enjoyed by everyone. We are so pleased you chose to spend this special event with us and we look forward to your return in the future More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We have just returned to Australia after our first South African holiday. We spent our first 5 days at Tintswalo and could not have chosen a better way or place to start. If you are reaserching were to go for safari then look no further. The lodge is beautiful and service impeccable. It is intimate and private with just the... More 

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

Thank you for this wonderful review and we are so pleased your 5 day experience with us was a trip of a lifetime and that we made your stay such a memorable one. We too hope that you will return some day More 

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