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Sanctuary Chief's Camp

Jumia Travel$57*
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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Edinburgh
Reviewed June 26, 2016

This newly re-opened camp is highly luxurious: well up to the standard of a five star hotel anywhere in the world and truly astonishing in the African bush. Both rooms and public areas are very spacious and beautifully appointed. Food was excellent: the best of the five Sanctuary Retreats in Botswana and Zambia, where we stayed on our trip. Management...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed January 13, 2016

Our family loved Chief's Camp the best of all the wonderful Sanctuary camps for its perfect size, delicious food, luxurious rooms, extremely friendly and thoughtful staff, and position on the largest island in the Okavango Delta (and so it has the best game). Our safari guide Benson, who works for the hotel, was also THE BEST safari guide imaginable. He...

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Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Chief's Camp, responded to this review

Dear Paige, We are thrilled you had a wonderful time at Sanctuary Chief's Camp. Thank you for the very wonderful feedback, which we of course have shared with Benson and the team. Our team loved hosting you and hope to welcome you back one day soon. Would be great if you can keep up to date with the latest news...

Anna Maria Island, Florida
Reviewed January 4, 2016

Our group has been on safari before, but the game and the guides far exceeded every travelers expectation. The "camp" was as nice as many 4-5 star hotels. The staff went above and beyond to get as close to the wildlife as possible, and Geoffrey Kent has truly made this place a must see for beginner and seasoned safari desires....

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Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Chief's Camp, responded to this review

Dear Scott, Thank you for your review, much appreciated! We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for your wonderful comments. We hope to welcome you back one day soon. Until then you can keep up to date with the latest news from Sanctuary Retreats by liking us on Facebook, just search for ‘Sanctuary Retreats’....

Mobile, Alabama
Reviewed December 15, 2015

the rooms are the best, loved the outdoor shower, views are the best, overlooking game all day long. the game on safaris included all of the big five with ample time to sit and enjoy their every movement. Enjoyed cheetahs, leopards and lions on the hunt. Service is the best, foo equally so.

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Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Chief's Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are thrilled you had a wonderful time at Sanctuary Chief's Camp. Our team loved hosting you and hope to welcome you back one day soon. Would be great if you can keep up to date with the latest news from Sanctuary Retreats by liking us on Facebook, just search for ‘Sanctuary Retreats’. We are also on Twitter...

Munich, Germany
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Chief's Camp was our last camp and definetly the highlight regarding room and camp ammenities. As in all camps the staff was exceptional, friendly, professional, always with a smile. Food was stunning, considering you are in the middle of nowhere! We ad absolutely great game drives and one of the best sights one morning were about 50 giraffes in one...

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Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Chief's Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, much appreciated! We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for your wonderful comments. We hope to welcome you back one day soon. Until then you can keep up to date with the latest news from Sanctuary Retreats by liking us on Facebook, just search for ‘Sanctuary Retreats’....

Woodinville, Washington
Reviewed December 9, 2015

My visit to Sanctuary Chief's Camp was a trip of a lifetime. The staff was amazing, the room was beautiful, the view was incredible, wild animals were everywhere and the food was 5 star. I will never forget it, and I have thousands of totally amazing photos to help remember every detail.

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Dear Chris, Great to hear you enjoyed your time and thank you for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. We hope to see you again soon but until then you can keep up to date with the latest news from Sanctuary Retreats by liking us on Facebook, just search for ‘Sanctuary Retreats’. We are also on Twitter (@SanctuaryRet) and Instagram (SanctuaryRetreats)...

Reviewed November 20, 2015

Loved this camp. Amazing rooms , huge , comfortable , choice of inside and outside shower was lovely. The staff were lovely . I had a bit of an upset tummy, and Evelyn the manager , looked after me. Such a sweetie, brought me some medication and yoghurt with honey and banana, insisted I have it, and glad I did...

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Dear Sarah, Great to hear you enjoyed your time and thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We hope to see you again soon and until then you can keep up to date with the latest news from Sanctuary Retreats by liking us on Facebook, just search for ‘Sanctuary Retreats’. We are also on Twitter (@SanctuaryRet) and Instagram (SanctuaryRetreats)...

Kinrooi, Belgium
Reviewed November 16, 2015

Chief's Camp has all the ammenities of a 5* hotel and then some. Everything here oozes luxury. The camp is located on Chief's Island in the Moremi game reserve right in the heart of the Okavango Delta. There are 12 tents situated on both sides of the lounge/dining area. The lounge area comprises multiple indoor/outdoor seating areas and a bar....

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Dear Ruksma, We are delighted you had a wonderful time at Chief's Camp. Our team loved hosting you and hope to welcome you back one day soon. Would be great if you can keep up to date with the latest news from Sanctuary Retreats by liking us on Facebook, just search for ‘Sanctuary Retreats’. We are also on Twitter (@SanctuaryRet)...

Harwich, Massachusetts
Reviewed November 7, 2015

Chief's Camp had wonderful game viewing right from your room, the restaurant or the deck. Very exciting to stay there! But the best part is the staff, they made us feel so comfortable. I celebrated my birthday there. They surprised me with a special table by the pool for dinner complete with candles around the pool, singing and a Birthday...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, much appreciated! We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for your wonderful comments. We hope to welcome you back one day soon. Until then you can keep up to date with the latest news from Sanctuary Retreats by liking us on Facebook, just search for ‘Sanctuary Retreats’....

London
Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

We spent some of our honeymoon there and it was the highlight of our trip. We saw lions, elephants, hyenas, wild dogs to name a few. Superb location on the water, great food, lovely staff. Very luxurious, had electric blankets at night and a great setting. It was perfect and we cannot wait to return.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, much appreciated! We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and that you had such great sightings! We really enjoyed hosting you and hope to welcome you back one day soon. Until then you can keep up to date with the latest news from Sanctuary Retreats by liking us on Facebook,...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sanctuary Chief’s Camp has twelve luxury bush pavilions, all with their own private decks as well as both indoor and outdoor showers. When visiting Sanctuary Chief’s Camp you’ll see why Conde Nast Traveler consistently rates it as one of the top safari destinations in Botswana. The camp is part of the magazine’s exclusive “Platinum Circle” in recognition of its inclusion in the prestigious Gold List for the last five consecutive years. The split-level main deck offers expansive views over the floodplain while the lower level of the deck houses an exquisite swimming pool to cool off after a day of exciting game viewing. The main area houses a bar, curio shop, library reception and dining area. For a rejuvenating pampering session, choose from a range of treatments at the camp’s treatment room. The twelve guest pavilions are nestled in a jackalberry and sausage tree woodland that is characteristic of the area. Each guest pavilion boasts an indoor and outdoor shower, a spacious seating area and a private game viewing deck overlooking the surrounding floodplains of the Okavango Delta. Sumptuous four poster beds with generously draped mosquito nets and traditional ceiling fans also feature and for your convenience, the rooms are equipped with a hairdryer, ceiling fan, room safe, emergency intercom and minibar. ... more   less 

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Address: Chief's Island | Maun, Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
Location: Botswana > North-West District > Okavango Delta > Moremi Game Reserve
Price Range: $39 - $4,656 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sanctuary Chief's Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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