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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Agoura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

"First class" doesn't even begin to cover Tintswalo's accommodations, the kindness and expertise of the staff, from the ranger (Alistair; fun and amazing!) and trackers, to the butler (Orlando; so sweet!), administrative staff and accomplished chef! The lodge is magnificent; elegantly rustic. The rooms are stunning, beginning with the claw foot tub or huge shower overlooking the spectacular surroundings beyond... More 

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

Dear Katie, Thank you so much for submitting your review to Tripadvisor and for all the kinds words about our lodge and our staff. We appreciate it,and will share with our entire team! We hope to welcome you back one day! Tintswalo Safari Lodge Management More 

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

We have been lucky enough to visit many lodges around South Africa but what makes Tintswalo special is that they go the extra mile for their guests to make sure it is a memorable experience. This lodge is set in colonial style decor and we had a beautiful suite with our own plunge pool with indoor/ outdoor shower. The game... More 

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

Dear Candice, Thank you for taking some time to submit such a wonderful review to Tripadvisor! We love to hear from our guests, and we are especially pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We'll pass on your kind words to our entire team, thank you so much! Tintswalo Safari Lodge Management More 

Dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a frequent traveler to SA game reserves and keen photographer, this was my first visit to Manyeteti game reserve and Tintswalo safari lodge, the service and game viewing were best , nice and clean lodge with its own plunge pool, the reserve is open to Kruger national park and chances to see different animals crossing both ends is... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to submit your review to Tripadvisor, and for your encouraging feedback. It means a lot to us to hear from happy guests, and we are especially honoured, as you are clearly so well-traveled. We will pass on your kind words to our entire team - thank you, and we hope to welcome you back... More 

Ashland, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have a chance to even experience one or two days at this lodge, do not hesitate, EVERYTHING amazing, from the delicious food to the game drives, everyone very attentive and accommodating!!!!!!!

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

Thank you so much for posting your review to TripAdvisor - we love hearing great feedback from our guests, and we're pleased that your stay was so wonderful! Our staff will be thrilled to see your comments. We hope that you'll return someday! Tintswalo Safari Lodge Family More 

Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't say anything bad about tintswalo of the people who work there. the room was unexplainably beautiful, the food was first class, and the game drives were well organized, the guide was totally knowledgeable...his name was Andrew...and simon, the tracker, found cheetahs, jaguars, and lions. not bad, huh? I can't recommend this place highly enough.

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We really appreciate that you took the time to post your feedback to Tripadvisor, and that your experience at Tintswalo Safari Lodge met your expectations. It sounds like you had some fantastic wildlife sightings and we're pleases that Andrew and Simon took such good care of you! We hope to hear from you and welcome you back again in the... More 

Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not sure what our expectations were heading into a two week trip to South Africa, but after the first day there we left our hearts to the country. At Tintswalo, we had the experience of a lifetime. The game ranger and tracker were very dedicated to assuring we had the best animal experiences ever. Compared to other lodges,... 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 submit your review to Tripadvisor! We are so glad that your stay at Tintswalo Safari Lodge met your expectations and left you with so many great memories. We hope to welcome you back someday soon! Warm Regards, Tintswalo Safari Lodge Family More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our sixth safari and it goes straight to No.1. Superb accommodation, service and location but what makes this special (and the reason for going on safari) is the Rangers. Our Ranger, Andrew, didn't just take us out to see a leopard or pride of lions or couple of sunbathing Cheetahs - that is de rigeur - no this... More 

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Thank you so much the wonderful feedback and we are truly thrilled that you had such an amazing time, especially with your guide Andrew and the rest of the caring team. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future and thank you for choosing Tintswalo Safari Lodge More 

Warminster, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank you so much for taking the time to submit your review to Tripadvisor - we really appreciate hearing from our guests, and will pass along the great feedback to the team that looked after you. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 July 23, 2015

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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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 

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