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Motswari Private Game Reserve

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Timbavati, Kruger National Park 2021, South Africa
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Motswari Private Game Reserve
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent three nights here and had the most wonderful experience. Everything was excellent from beginning to end. The people, the accommodation, the lovely food and of course the game drives. Richard and Goodman did their utmost to track every animal possible. Thank you for such an enjoyable experience. We have such lovely memories of this holiday and would love... More 

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Motswari - I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and will make sure that Richard and Goodman see your kind words! I hope I can welcome you back to Motswari one day soon!! Very Best Regards from us all Dave More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The service is excellent! All of the staff is extremely friendly, each member shook our hand and introduced themselves. It felt as if we were staying with people we knew, the entire reserve enforced an environment that promoted talking and getting to know everyone. We really enjoyed that the guides and/or other staff had dinner with us. It was entertaining... More 

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Now that's the kind of heading I love to see attached to Motswari!! I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us and will make sure that Petros, Goodman and the whole team see your great feedback. I hope we can welcome you back to Motswari one day soon. Very Best Wishes from the entire Motswari family. Dave More 

Amersham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 5 nights in this lodge and had a great time. The food was great at every meal. Service, friendliness and rooms were brilliant and we saw some amazing things during the safaris. Having no fence means that animals can and do roam into the lodge, which differentiates this from the main Kruger lodges nicely.

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Chris - I am very happy to see that you enjoyed your time with us!! I hope to welcome you back one day soon. Very Best Wishes from us all Dave More 

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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 marvellous nights at Motswari and from our arrival on a hot dusty afternoon to be greeted by cold towels and cold drinks to our friendly farewell from all the team we had met throughout our stay - this was a magical trip with some of the most genuine people we have ever met on safari. We... More 

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this long and detailed review of Motswari - we love being magical and I am grateful for your feedback. I will make sure the whole team sees your kind words and I hope we can welcome you back to Motswari one day very soon! Very Best Wishes from us all Dave More 

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Motswari is a truly amazing place. Compared to other lodges it has a real 'in the bush' feeling, without sacrificing luxury or service. You are greeted with cold drinks and smiling faces and your luggage is whisked off to your room. The rooms are all different, each with their own unique charm, but all well appointed and comfortable. with everything... More 

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Motswari - I will ensure the whole team see your kind words and positive feedback... maybe with the exception of Chad who's gentle ego is already at bursting point from all the great Tripadvisor mentions!! I hope we can welcome you both back soon! Very Best Wishes from us all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Wild Times in Motswari for four Days in April 2015, Lodge is clean and safe, good Service, good Food, nice Gamedrives, respectful treatment with the animals, Tracker Jacky, Guide and Driver Richard 5 Stars, good Cars with comfortable seats. Wifi yes, but only in the restaurant area. We would definitely come back, perhaps with Wifi in the Lodges:)

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Motswari - I am glad you would reccomend us and will certainly make sure that Richard and Jacky see your positive words. I'm afraid there are no plans to extend wifi to the rooms as we are worried that this will detract from the overall atmosphere of the lodge and although we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful 4 days. Staff awesome and helpful. We relaxed so much. Thanks also to no cellphone signal!! Whohoo!! Rangers excellent and the food was OUT OF THIS WORLD. No funny foods just amazing SA Food!!! This was truly an experience that we will never forget! Will definately be going back as a family! Thank you

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Thank you for the great feedback and so glad to hear you would like to return with the family!! We look forward to welcoming you back. Very Best Regards from us all Dave More 

Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The owners and staff of Motwari Private Game Reserve are devoted to ensuring that their guests have a memorable and meaningful experience. The rooms, grounds and facilities are all impeccable and the meals were delicious. I would highly recommend Motswari.

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review of Motswari and am delighed that you enjoyed your time with us. I hope to be able to welcome you back to this beautiful part of Africa some day very soon! Very Best Regards from us all Dave More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We have just got back from our honeymoon and the finale of our holiday was three nights at Motswari private game reserve. I can't speak highly enough of this place. Firstly, the people who work here are so friendly and helpful. They are committed to making sure you have a great experience. Lydia, Shadrach, Goodman, Chad are to name a... More 

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review of Motswari!! I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and will make sure the whole team sees your kind words! Very Best Regards from us all David More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My husband and I have just spent 5 nights at Motswari and cannot fault any aspect of our stay! We have been lucky enough to spend time in Africa over the last twelve years and as a first visit to Motswari we were not disappointed! The 'no fence' accommodation extremely comfortable, the friendliness of ALL the staff, the 'family' atmosphere,... More 

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review Georgina - I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and will certainly make sure that Chad and the entire team see your positive words! I hope to welcome you back to Motswari one day soon!! Very Best Regards from us all Dave More 

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