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Heatherton Towers, Fort Brown District, Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, South Africa
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Kwandwe Ecca Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We didn't get off to the best start here as we had booked for Great Fish River Lodge and were moved to Ecca Lodge, without consultation, after we had paid the full balance. As Ecca Lodge is advertised as child friendly - and I'm afraid that I'm not - we weren't too pleased but they assured us that there would... More

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Rome, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my husband recently stayed at Kwandwe Ecca Lodge as part of our honeymoon. It was the first stop in our itinerary and wow! It really kicked off our honeymoon to an amazing start! We saw 4 out of 5 of the big five within the first 2 days!! And after 4 days we had seen all 5, several... More

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KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Ecca Lodge, responded to this review

Dear fsquillante Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and that you chose Kwandwe to celebrate your honeymoon at. We will be sure to pass on your feedback to Nico, Saki and the rest of the Ecca Lodge team. We hope to welcome you back to Kwandwe... More

Mellor, United Kingdom
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134 reviews 134 reviews
46 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've just enjoyed three wonderful nights at Ecca Lodge and were sorry to have to leave yesterday! Amazing service from all of the star; outstanding work from our ranger and tracker (Nico and Sakhi); lovely location; excellent lodge; great food.....and some memorable sightings of game. Many thanks to all of the staff for making our stay so memorable! .....and the... More

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KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Ecca Lodge, responded to this review

Dear elpee182 Thank you for your kind feedback, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We will be sure to pass on your comments to the Ecca Lodge team. We hope to welcome you back to Kwandwe in the near future! Kind regards, The Kwandwe family More

Cincinnati, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Kwandwe is unbelievable. My wife and I stayed at Ecca Lodge for four nights, and every game drive was a new experience. The wildlife and sheer magnitude of the reserve are staggering. Ryan, our ranger, and Andy, our tracker, were awesome. So friendly, so good at what they do, so fun. On the first day, Ryan intentionally drove away from... More

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KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Ecca Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Daniel Apologies for our very delayed reply. Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay ay Kwandwe, and will be sure to pass on your comments to Ryan, Andy and the rest of the Ecca Lodge team. We hope to welcome you back to Kwandwe in the near future!... More

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We had amazing few days at Kwandwe Ecca Lodge (in fact we would have stayed longer if they had space). It is fantastic location, with great staff, amazing animals and great accommodation. Just fantastic.. All of the staff worked really hard to make our stay special and our whole family loved the place. Ross, our game ranger worked really hard... More

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Dallas, Texas
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11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Visited Kwandwe back in March 2012 and it was exceptional. They took care of us in every possible way from our arrival to the end of each day with candles and bubble baths awaiting us after each day. Our game drives were excellent and allowed us to seek amazing opportunities up close and personal. I highly recommend this lodge. Hands... More

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KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Ecca Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jessica Thank you very much for taking the time to send us your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time at Kwandwe and your stay at Ecca Lodge, and will be sure to pass on your comments to the rest of the team. We hope to welcome you and your husband back to Kwandwe soon! Kind regards... More

somerset
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92 reviews 92 reviews
66 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I can only endorse all the other favourable comments made about this place. They go the extra mile to give you a really good experience, this is of course what you pay for, and they certainly deliver. The wildlife was as obliging as the staff and gave us hours of viewing. The stuff of memories that stay forever.

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KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Ecca Lodge, responded to this review

Dear muscadet Thank you for your feedback, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Kwandwe! We will be sure to pass on your comments to the rest of the team. Warm regards, The Kwandwe Family More

Churt
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This really was one of life's memorable moments and has left us with images that will stay with us for ever. The team at Ecca can not do enough to ensure that their guests have a wonderful stay. The food is superb and plentiful and an opportunity to try local dishes; the housekeeping team ensure that your suite is always... More

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KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Ecca Lodge, responded to this review

Dear ChurtSunseeker Thank you for your lovely feedback, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Kwandwe. We will be sure to pass on your comments to Ivan, Sibo and the rest of the Ecca Lodge team. We hope to welcome you back to Kwandwe in the near future! Kind regards, The Kwandwe Family More

Caterham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I would just like to add our own comments to those of our friends Wendy and Chris below. I can't rate our time at Kwandwe highly enough. We had a wonderful 3 days and the accommodation was out of this world. If anything, the staff were even better and nothing was too much trouble and they were all invariably cheerful.... More

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KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Ecca Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Peter and Jenny Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Kwandwe, and will be sure to pass on your comments to the rest of the Kwandwe team (especially Chase and Siza!). We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards The... More

Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We have just returned from South Africa and wanted to write a review of our stay at Kwandwe. We had been 7years ago and returned this year bringing our friends Jenny and Peter for their first visit to this beautiful and exciting place. We were privileged to have Chase and Siza as our Ranger and Tracker. 3 morning and 3... More

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KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Ecca Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Boltonhousehold Thank you very much for your lovely feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that your friends Jenny and Peter were able to enjoy their first safari experience at Kwandwe. We will be sure to pass on your comments to Chase, Siza and the rest of the Ecca Lodge team. We hope to... More

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Additional Information about Kwandwe Ecca Lodge

Address: Heatherton Towers, Fort Brown District, Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Kwandwe Private Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Kwandwe Ecca Hotel Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

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