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Shamwari Game Reserve Lodges

5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   N2 between Port Elizabeth & Grahamstown | Eastern Cape, Shamwari Game Reserve 6000, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at Long Lee Manor in suites that had unrestricted views of the game reserve. Had an enormous full bathroom, lounge and 2 toilets. From the moment we arrived till we left, the service and attention was 5star. The food was excellent and our Ranger Jessica was simply the best. The rooms were done twice a day with a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, myself and three kids (9,10,12) spent three nights in Sirili Lodge. We flew from Cape Town into Port Elizabeth and drove for about one hour to the lodge. The whole experience was fantastic; initially i was disappointed not to get into Riverdene Lodge which is for families. However Sirili was perfect for us....5 double rooms for families. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

- Shamwari Game Reserve - I have been to quite a few game reserves/parks in Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa and Shamwari is by far the best over all experience for game. I think this is due to a few things but the main ones being excellent and comfortable vehicles, the best Rangers I have ever encountered and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The central part of our first trip to South Africa - and it was amazing! We stayed at Eagles Crag and the staff there couldnt have looked after us any better! This was a great experience from the moment we arrived late - thanks British Airways - and thought we'd missed our first game drive. No! They whistled up a... More

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We would like to share with everyone how 'AMAZING' Shamwari Game Reserve is! The Staff could not do enough for us! The food was stunning! The beauty of the Safari & animals is breath taking! Would love to spend every holiday here ;) A trip never to be forgotten! Thank you! Merci! What you do is GREAT!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 2 nights at Long Lee Manor, Shamwari Game Reserve. I had the most wonderful time. I travelled to Shamwari solo but I felt totally at ease as soon as I got there. I would like to say a special thanks to Patrick, my ranger. Patrick was amazing and ensured that I saw as many animals as possible. All the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we stayed three days there and after that i wanted to become a ranger! the game drives were awesome and we were just 3 people in one car so the ranger (tim, really friendly) explained everything to us. in the morning drive we stoped to had a coffee in the savana and in the afternoon a drink while seeing the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Bayethe and we enjoyed our stay very much! Together with our ranger Richard we were first to see the four baby lions - what a great experience! The staff was very friendly, food was excellent and the lodge on a very good standard.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Having only booked one night at Shamwari, we were completely accepting of the fact we might not see much, if anything. However, thanks to our amazing ranger Abel, we saw an incredible array of animals - lions, cheetah, rhino, giraffe, hippo, zebra and more. Abel was extremely knowledgeable and friendly and seemed to be able to spot animals from a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in Bayethe and in eagles and we loved every single minute of our stay! We had some good fun with ranger Mino and a great nature experience with ranger Tim. Its worth every penny. We would definately come back!

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Also Known As:
Shamwari Game Reserve Hotel
Shamwari Game Reserve Hotel Shamwari Game Reserve
Address: N2 between Port Elizabeth & Grahamstown | Eastern Cape, Shamwari Game Reserve 6000, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Shamwari Game Reserve
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Specialty lodging in Shamwari Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Shamwari Game Reserve Lodges 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A mere 75 km from Port Elizabeth towards Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Shamwari is the crown jewel of private game reserves situated in the malaria free Eastern Cape, the birth place of Nelson Mandela. This privately owned 25 000 hectares of prime natural terrain has received numerous international awards. Shamwari is an exploration of nature with close encounters of free roaming wildlife and the coveted big five with a choice of unique lodges, an exclusive private villa and the adventurous Explorer Camp. Luxury accommodation is offered in 7 different game lodges on Shamwari Game Reserve, all of which are 5 Star graded. Choose a game lodge that perfectly compliments your ideal African experience. EAGLES CRAG LODGE - Exclusivity, privacy and serenity for the most discerning of travelersBAYETHE TENTED LODGE - The ultimate in luxury tented accommodationSARILI LODGE - A colonial and bush experience. Perfect for families or small partiesLONG LEE MANOR - Refined elegance from a bygone era. RIVERDENE FAMILY LODGE - Colonial Africa in an elegantly restored CHILD FRIENDLY frontier home. VILLA LOBENGULA - Villa Lobengula is a beautiful and tranquil space tucked away in the depths of the valley bushveld. Booked on an exclusive use basis only. EXPLORER CAMP - Camping & walking experience among the Big 5 on the magnificent Shamwari Game Reserve ON SAFARI - Game drives can last up to 3 hours each and are conducted twice a day in open vehicles / Guided walks / Star gazing RELAX - Various treatments can be enjoyed at our Relaxation Retreats which are situated at Eagles Crag, Lobengula Lodge, Bayethe Lodge and Long Lee Manor ... more   less 
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