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Motswari Private Game Reserve

4.0 of 5
Timbavati, Kruger National Park 2021, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to Motswari on several occasions,staying at the main lodge and at Geiger's Camp.Our most recent visit was during March this year and ,although all our visits there have been outstanding,this review is about our March visi to the main loddge for four nights..We had a brilliant time.The game viewing was exceptional-on our drives we saw the big... More 

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

Thank you so much for reviewing your time at Motswari David - it was good to see you briefly, but so glad the team looked after you all in my absence! We look forward to the next visit. Very Best Regards from us all Dave More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been following Motswari's blog for many years and my family were regular guests at Geiger's Camp (Sharalumi previously) so it was a real treat for me to finally visit the camp last week. It more than exceeded my expectations! I thought the rooms were beautifully decorated and our room, Lion had a lovely patio with views over the... 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 at Motswari and that our family atmosphere hit home! I will ensure that the whole team see your kind words and hope to welcome you back to Motswari one day soon! Very Best Regards from us all Dave More 

Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night and it did not disappoint. There is no doubt you pay a reasonable amount upfront, however everything is included; food, game drives; drinks and the service is incredible! The highlight of our stay has to be the knowledge of our game drive guide, who although he was from Canada, was so informed and scientific;... 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 Henry and the rest of the team see your kind words. I hope to welcome you back to Motswari one day soon and that you stay for a little longer!! Very Best Wishes... More 

Washington DC
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5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We stayed 3 nights at Motswari and was def not enough wanted to stay longer, its a combination of everything that makes this place so special. First and most noticeable is the atmosphere when you are there you feel like part of the family, many other companies and managers should come and learn how to really run a company, everybody... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review Nelson - it was great having you both here and am so glad you enjoyed your time with us. I hope to see you back here one day soon so we can track down that elusive leopard!! Safe flying and all the very best from us all at Motswari. Dave More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We stayed at motswari for 4 nights while on honeymoon. There are 2 drives a day- 5 30 am and 4 pm. The guides are knowledgeable and are able to drive off-road for animal sightings. This is a lot different than a self dive in kruger proper where you have to stay on the paved road and might get lucky... 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 - I am delighted that you enjoyed the experience and hope to see you back at Motswari one day very soon! I hope the rest of your honeymoon was amazing and that Motswari may be in your thoughts as a possible anniversary destination!! Very Best Regards from the whole Motswari family. Dave More 

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We had an unforgettable stay at Motswari - unlike anything else we've ever done. This is not just a hotel - it's an experience. From the moment we arrived, we were so impressed by the hospitality we received. All the staff are so friendly and lovely. I would like to mention Roxanne in particular, who made us feel so welcome.... 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 so glad you enjoyed your time with us and that you see us as more than just a hotel... Its what we strive to achieve and its great to hear that we are hitting near the mark! I hope to see you back at Motswari one... More 

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