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Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve 6170, South Africa
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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Great Fish River lodge and from the moment we arrived we felt the genuine warmth of all of the staff. Our room at the lodge was very well appointed with all you would expect from a 5 star resort. The double full width opening doors give you lovely views of the river and beyond and you... More 

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Essex
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

From the moment we arrived until the moment we left, nothing was too much trouble. The staff are exemplary and almost anticipate one's requirements. The food was delicious if somewhat filling and the accommodation outstanding. We would recommend Lodges 1 and 2. Yes, it's a bit of a walk but the wild life you will see in the early morning... More 

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KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Jan064 Greetings from Kwandwe Private Game Reserve. We are delighted by your review and grateful that you took the time to share your experience. We have shared your lovely feedback with the team as well as the special mention to Nic and Mr V. We hope that we will be able to welcome you back to Kwandwe in the... More 

Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We stayed at Ecca Lodge for 3 nights - an absolutely awesome experience. Accommodation is superb, staff is friendly & diligent, and the game drive guide & tracker were fantastic - Ryan & Sia, you made our stay memorable! We will be back as soon as we can!

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KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Winegalmo Greetings from Kwandwe Safaris. Thank you so much for your taking the time to leave this wonderful review on Ecca Lodge. We've shared your feedback with Ryan and Sia and the rest of the Team. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we truly hope that we will be able to welcome you back... More 

London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Husband and I stayed during our honeymoon and did not want to leave. The service is impeccable, the food is exquisite and the game drives are perfection! Our ranger Doc was hilarious and so full of knowledge! Our tracker Monde was so nice and has got the eyes of a hawk! He spotted a cheetah from so far away, not... More 

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KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Valentina M We are extremely humbled by your kind review. Thank you so much for your kind words and recommendation. It was a true privilege for us to have you stay with us during your honeymoon. We will be sure to share feedback with Doc and Monde and the rest of the Kwandwe Team. We truly hope to welcome... More 

New Orleans
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35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

While we knew our 3 night stay at Kwandwe, the main safari stop on our African vacation, would be an exciting and unique experience, what we actually experienced was beyond all of our expectations. From the moment we arrived at our lodge Melton Manor, Kwandwe's impeccable hospitality began and continued until our departure. Melton Manor is one of 4 lodges... More 

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KwandweManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Dandb 10 Greetings from Kwandwe Private Game Reserve. Thank you so much for sharing your kind review as well as the beautiful photos of your stay. We are delighted to hear thht you enjoyed your stay at Melton Manor and will be sure to pass on your feedback to Chase and Siza and the rest of the Melton Manor... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Melton Manor in Kwandwe Private Game reserve for a mini honeymoon after getting married on the 01 Nov. I have absolutely nothing bad to say about this place, the rooms, the service, the people. From checking in to checking out 2 days later, everything was just perfect! Service is amazing! The attention to detail... More 

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KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Rene R Thank you for your kind feedback and for having chosen Kwandwe as part of your honeymoon. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Melton Manor and will be sure to pass on your feedback to Nico, Saki and the rest of the Melton team. We hope to welcome you back to Kwandwe in... More 

Billericay, United Kingdom
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493 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

"Are there any particular animals you want to see while you're here so I can concentrate on finding them first". The words of our Ranger as he greeted us for our first game drive. Just what we wanted to hear and it summed up the customer centric approach of this Game Reserve. And he was true to his word. A... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We have just returned from a 4 night stay at Kwandwe and due to an error made by their booking staff, they asked if we would like to spend 2 nights at Great Fish River lodge and 2 nights at Ecca instead of 4 nights at one lodge only. We were happy to go along with this arrangement as it... More 

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

Kwandwe is a special place and from the moment you arrive to when you leave you are treated like royalty. All of the staff are exceptional and nothing is too much trouble. The scenery is to die for. We have been to Kruger and Shamwari before but Kwandwe is superior in all respects. We spent 4 nights at Great Fish... More 

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KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear DerekParsons Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at Kwandwe and your stay at Great Fish River Lodge. We will be sure to pass on your feedback to Chris, Doc and the rest of the Kwandwe team. We hope to be able to welcome... More 

Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Truly the best experience ever. Awesome for the family. Service is perfect, lodges are perfect really recommend it to everybody.The game drives are awesome saw lions up close and personal .The food is lovely.

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KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Greg1202 Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on Tripadvisor. Apologies for our delayed reply. We are delighted that you enjoyed your recent stay at Kwandwe and hope to welcome you back soon! Kind regards The Kwandwe Family More 

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