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Sanbona Wildlife Reserve - Tilney Manor, Dwyka Tented Lodge, Gondwana Lodge

5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   R62 between Montagu & Barrydale | Die Vlakte, Montagu 6720, South Africa
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just returned from a trip to South Africa and visited the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve (Gondwana Lodge) while there for 2 nights. It was the highlight of the 10 days in the Cape Town area. It is located about 3 hours from Cape Town but well worth the drive! On the afternoon of the first day, we walked into the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wow! My husband and I spent 4 days of our honeymoon at Sanbona in Tilney Manor. We had an absolutely amazing time and cannot speak highly enough of the time that we spent there. Alvin, our ranger was informative, funny and accomodating. Thanks to Alvin we saw all of the animals. The food was delicious and the service impeccable. Dave... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to Sanbona for two amazing nights in July 2014 and cannot stop talking about it. We will be recommending this place to anyone that will listen. From the moment we arrived we were greeted like Family and sat down to a wonderful lunch and then went out for our first game drive and were pleasantly surprised as we... More

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Four of us were originally booked into the Dwyka Tented Lodge for 3 nights to celebrate our friend's 50th birthday, but after severe flooding in the area, we were transferred to Tilney Manor. In no way did we feel we had settled for second best but had been very lucky. They accommodated us (two couples) next to each other in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We all enjoyed our two night visit to Sanbona, the rooms are very nice, especially the top floors which have excellent views to the lake. The food was very nice , with a good choice for all meals. The game drives are the reason you come here and our guide was very knowledgeable about the flora and fauna, the little... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Our stay: we stayed for 2 nights in the Manor in March. Overview: recommended. This is a very well run, beautiful and well maintained hotel, set in a rugged, atmospheric location. It has game viewing but a bit limited if you are used to, say, Kruger. Our room: the room was lovely, huge and well appointed, with a large private... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We spent one night. Sadly would of liked more, for our honeymoon. The service, staff, food and experience surpassed all of our expectations. The staff could not help enough. We found the food to be excellent. The game drives exhilarating and informative thanks to Mike. It was authentic and what is to be expected on a safari, that not always... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We keep asking ourselves when we can return. We stayed in Tilney Manor for 2 nights, and know we could have stayed so much longer. Such a gorgeous landscape we could just sit and look out from our private verandah or the pool deck for hours. The accommodation were beautiful and spacious, and all staff were amazing - management, wait... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We had such an incredible time here on our honeymoon...We stayed at Tinley Manor and everyone was extremely friendly and helpful and the service was 10000% 5-star quality! Our room was incredible, our guide was extremely knowledgeable and wonderful with the animals, and everyone bends over backwards to see that you are having the best experience possible. We had a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

My wife and 10 year old son joined me for 2 nights of safari in February 2014. There is much to praise about Sanbona. The star of the show here is the Karoo - a glorious yet neglected part of South Africa with a terrain unlike any I've seen. Very dry and sandy soil but with a range of succulents... More

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Address: R62 between Montagu & Barrydale | Die Vlakte, Montagu 6720, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Montagu
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