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Tintswalo Safari Lodge

5.0 of 5 Manyeleti reserve | Greater Kruger National Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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Santa Fe
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 14 weeks traveling around Africa by car - sometimes staying in 5 star luxury lodges and sometimes camping. The most incredible lodge experience was at Tintswalo Safari Lodge in South Africa. The lodge itself is beautiful, the food was fantastic, the staff was attentive and knowledgeable and our guide, Fritz, and tracker, Mpho were THE BEST! We saw... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent only 2 nights at Tintswalo in the Presidential Suite but it was one of the best holiday experiences we have every had. We spent 2 weeks in South Africa and we left the safari experience until the end of the trip - 2 nights in Tintswalo and 3 nights in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve. I know we... More

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Liptovsky Mikulas, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have spent 4 days at this wonderful place with unique atmosphere. For me, it was the first time at safari. Everything in the lodge is so luxurious. Our suit was great with huge bathroom, the set up of the room was changes 3 times a day. Food was great - thank you chef Johan for your soft beef steak... More

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

Thank you for your feedback on TripAdvisor - we love hearing from our guests, and really appreciate that you got to know our Tintswalo family by name! We'll pass on your thanks to the whole team. We hope you will return soon! More

Charlotte, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our travel agent Hills of Africa Travel booked us on this amazing journey in South Africa. The highlight of our Safari trip was at Tintswalo - WOW, the accomidations, the food, the guides, all beyond compare to any other vacation. Every member of the Tintswalo team will go out of their way to make your trip special and memorable. This... 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 post your review onto TripAdvisor - we appreciate the feedback, and are thrilled that you had such a wonderful time! We hope to see you again soon! More

Bluffton, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to experience a by-gone era and true African hospitality, come to Tinswalo. From the moment you step out of your Rover, you will be greeted by a staff whose warmth made us feel that we were not arriving for the first time , but "coming home!" After the staff greeted us, we followed a winding wooden deck... More

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

We'd like to extend a very warm and heartfelt thank you for submitting such a beautiful review of your stay at Tintswalo Safari Lodge. We love to hear from our guests, and especially those that connect so deeply with the African wilderness. Fritz and Mpho will so appreciate your kind words, as will Orlando, as the chef. Thank you. You... More

Westchester, New York, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I just had the vacation of a lifetime! I spent two weeks touring South Africa and Victoria Falls, and my greatest memories are my three nights and four days at Tintswalo. This was my first safari and I never imagined myself loving something so much. To be honest, I didn't want to go. I was reluctant and going along for... More

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

We'd like to extend heartfelt thanks to you for your review of Tintswalo Safari Lodge on Tripadvisor. We appreciate the detail with which you describe your experience and are delighted to hear that the African bush has crept into your heart. It is a magical place indeed. Thank you for you kind words about Fritz - we are very proud... More

Brescia, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Nowhere else in the world you can live an experience like this. Really, the lodge is simply AMAZING, so warm, so romantic, so magic... the treatment is great, all the Tintswalo Team is so kind and elegant. The food is so good (also for Italians that usually are so critics to foreing food). The game drives are CRAZY (Fritz and... More

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

Firstly, congratulations on your marriage! We are so pleased that your honeymoon was such a wonderful experience for you, and appreciate you taking the time to submit your feedback to Tripadvisor. We hope that one day you will return to re-live the romance and magic you have described in your review. More

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We recently had an amazing experience on Safari at Tintswalo. We have already recommended it to several people and will keep doing it. We have had grand experiences in Kenya and Tanzania in our time, but the knowledge and passion showed by our Guide and Tracker, Fritz & Mpo, can supersede any African adventure. We saw a lion kill and... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review of Tintswalo Safari Lodge to Tripadvisor. We love to hear from our guests once they have returned home, and to know we've left you with an unforgettable Safari experience. We appreciate the feedback about Fritz, Mpho, and Ronel - we're very proud of our team We certainly hope to have... More

New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Our group of 8 stayed in four suites in late September. This was a first-time safari for each of us and the experience set the bar very high for future adventures. We could not be more pleased with the warm hospitality shown by the super-attentive and competent staff led by manager Ronel, her husband Fritz who was our safari guide... More

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

Thank you for your review of Tintswalo Safari Lodge on Tripadvisor. It makes us really happy when our guests have such a magical experience, we appreciate your sharing it with us! We so appreciate the feedback about our staff, and would agree with you about Fritz: we are very proud of him, and he is a huge asset to our... More

Kansas City
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The picture with the private pool....yep that was our room three weeks ago! Can I go back and stay longer? We traveled to South Africa on an AMA Waterways tour and every resort we stayed in was over the top. The food, accommodations, service, guides and staff at the Tintswalo hotel were all exceptional.

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

Thank you for your wonderful feedback about Tintswalo Safari Lodge - so glad that everything was up to standard and that you had a great stay. We hope to see you again - for longer next time! More

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Address: Manyeleti reserve | Greater Kruger National Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Manyeleti Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Tintswalo Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Tintswalo Hotel Manyeleti Game Reserve
Tintswalo Kruger National Park
Tintswalo Safari Lodge South Africa/Manyeleti Game Reserve

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