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Selinda Camp

Certificate of Excellence
Selinda Spillway | Selinda Reserve, Botswana
Selinda Camp

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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43 reviews 43 reviews
39 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed 3 nights at this camp, our second stop on our Botswana safari. We were very impressed with everything about Selinda. The tent/room was spacious, comfortable and lovely, with great views out over river that runs in front of the camp. The communal areas were beautiful, this is part of the Great Plains company and the owners pay a... More 

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western australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second stay at Selinda and it was better than our first 4 night visit in 2014 we stayed 5 nights this trip Wonderful staff cant do enough for you We asked for and got Mots to guide us again best guide in Africa this man is remarkable he just knows were the game is we tracked and... More 

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West Sussex
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80 reviews 80 reviews
43 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a return visit for us and it was just as good if not better than our previous visit just over 18 months ago. Everyone works very hard to make you feel at home. The staff are excellent and the guides are exceptional. Nothing is too much trouble and anything is possible.

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London, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wavered between giving Selinda Camp three or four stars, having started my visit on a slightly negative note. But, in the end, the staff really pulled out all the stops to make the rest of my visit as enjoyable as possible, so four stars it is. The camp itself is difficult to get to, with the easiest way to... More 

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Cambridge
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91 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From arrival (a superb journey from Duba Plains by helicopter) to departure, our 4 days were unbelievable. The accommodation is outstanding with large tented rooms with a bath (yes!) shower and a porch overlooking the enormous concession. Elephants and hippo's are all around and on a couple of occasions even visited the porch. The wildlife is the best - 3... More 

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We have been to many 5 star lodges across SA and Selinda trumps all of them. The experience starts with a stunning boat ride along the spillway where you will see numerous hippos bopping up and down and the scenery along the way is spectacular. The rooms at the lodge are very nicely designed - with big tubs - all... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

literally one of the best and most beautiful places I've ever been. Unparalleled service. The kindest most considerate staff. I am trying to find any possible way to come back again soon. Thank you for an unforgettable stay

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Newcastle, Australia
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24 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

From the time we got picked up at the landing strip to the time we left, we loved our stay at Selinda. Our guide was fantastic, the staff at the camp were always very friendly, always made sure we had all that we needed. This was our last stop in Africa before going back home and we really enjoyed our... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Congratulations to Dereck and Beverly on providing a wonderful lodge which really creates the perfect safari atmosphere.Incredible staff,amazing animal viewing and good food. They use the profits to do so much good work.I am amazed and inspiured by the 2 of you and your wonderful lodges.

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GreatPlainsConserve, General Manager at Selinda Camp, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Thank you so much for your kind comments. We thoroughly enjoyed having you and Olesya here. We are so happy that you enjoyed the animal viewing and hope that it won't be the last time you visit us here on the Selinda Spillway. All the best, Francesca, Laurie, Banaki, Maggie and the Selinda Team More 

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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Every place you stay after staying at Selinda will seem disappointing. It is truly a magical experience that is hard to explain without being there. The entire stay from our pick up at the airstrip to our drop off was simply flawless. I still think about the early morning tea before heading out for the day. The service was world... More 

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GreatPlainsConserve, General Manager at Selinda Camp, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your kind and thorough review. We are over the moon that we contributed to making your honeymoon special and that you enjoyed Selinda so much. We hope that this won't be the last time you visit us here on the Selinda Spillway and look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best, Francesca,... More 

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