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Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and Spa

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Chobe River, Kasane Botswana See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On arrival at the hotel we spotted an elephant and warthogs on the adjoining golf course, and mongoose roaming around. Beautiful hotel on the banks of the river centred around a stunning baobab tree. Room was spacious and clean. Food in the restaurant was buffet...More

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Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jelly77 Warm greetings from Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We were honored to have you as our guests. Our Executive Chef and his team would love to hear of any special meal requests...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Cresta Mowana as a base for our trips and cruises and it is a perfect location being on the banks of the river. The rooms are spacious and have a nice seating area. The food was always plentiful and good quality....More

Thank Scottkjs
Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, General Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Scottkjs Thank you for staying at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. We were honored to have you as our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards John Gray, General Manager, Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa

Reviewed October 7, 2018

We ate at many hotel buffets on our trip to Africa. Generally they were all fine but unexceptional and I wouldn’t bother to comment on the food. And then there was Cresta Mowana. This hotel has a pastry chef of outstanding talent, a baker with...More

Thank DianeinNZ
Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear DianeinNZ Warm greetings from Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. Thank you for staying with us. We are happy to note that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards John Gray, General Manager, Cresta Mowana Safari Resort &...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018

The Mowana Lodge, although still undergoing a refurb, was a good base for our trips into Chobe NP. Our room was clean and comfortable, with a good sized, modern bathroom. A criticism would be that at night the paths and stairs were difficult to negotiate....More

Thank Margaret151151
Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Margaret151151 Thank you for sharing your feedback on Tripadvisor. We were honored to have you as our guests at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. We appreciate the detailed feedback. We are taking corrective action to address all areas of concern. We would also...More

Reviewed October 6, 2018

I would just like to thank you for making our stay, between the 22nd and 25th September, so fabulous. All the staff were so helpful and the game drives to Chobe were in particular the biggest highlight. Everyone that helped us were so kind and...More

Thank Navigator553142
Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Navigator553142 Once again congratulations on your 25th wedding anniversary. Thank you for celebrating this momentous occasion at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. We were honored to have you as our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant...More

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Description
Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa situated on the banks of the mighty Chobe River in Botswana is one of southern Africa's sustainable tourism destinations where luxury exists in harmony with nature, providing More a unique location from which to explore the magical wonders of untamed Africa. Game, including herds of elephant, antelope, giraffe, zebras, lions, leopard and many more, roam freely in the nearby Chobe Game Park. Sunrises and sunsets in this part of the world, with the Chobe River and Namibian flood plains as a backdrop are the substance of dreams. Birdlife is in abundance. Bird species unique to this part of southern Africa can be seen on the property as well as on the banks of the Mighty Chobe River. In 2018, the Resort will undergo refurbishment which will be done in phases to avoid inconveniencing guests. The Resort will be open throughout. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Golf course
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
108
Price range
$434 - $640 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Mowana Safari Lodge
Also Known As
Mowana Safari Hotel Kasane
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Mowana Safari Lodge
Location
Botswana > North-West District > Kasane
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
108
Price range
$434 - $640 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Mowana Safari Lodge
Also Known As
Mowana Safari Hotel Kasane
,
Mowana Safari Lodge
Location
Botswana > North-West District > Kasane
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Traveler (479)
Room & Suite (73)
Dining (32)
Pool & Beach (25)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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lovetotravel132016
July 21, 2017|
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Response from Margaret A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can't help you with this one but I'm sure the hotel will be able to tell you as we found them very helpful
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Sylvesta222
March 13, 2017|
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Response from laurendan73 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - we were safaried out by the time we reached Cresta - so we didn't go on a safari but the boat cruise down the mighty Choebe River was excellent and we saw amazing game so I would definitely recommend that!
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Sylvesta222
March 13, 2017|
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Response from Lindsay T | Reviewed this property |
The Safaris in the Chobe area are second to none, I suggest getting the boat cruise in the morning when the animal life is awakening and the water is like glass, but then again the sunsets from your boat whilst enjoying are... More
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"Doesn't matter the room you ask for in our case you didn't get it Good luck"
231margareto
Sep 29, 2018
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"All rooms seem to be have good views."
shantimeera
Jul 30, 2018
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"At this stage rooms in the South wing as there is daytime noise in the North wing due to renovations"
O7861SDdaveg
Jul 24, 2018
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"A room close to reception downstairs with a balcony with river views"
ljdavies2016
Jun 22, 2018
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