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Samara Private Game Reserve

Petersburg Road, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
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Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“karoo lodge” (44 reviews)
“on foot” (32 reviews)
“game reserve” (24 reviews)
Free Internet
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Breakfast included
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5.0 Star Hotel
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1 - 5 of 212 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From start to finish Samara is TOPS!! The staff are this Game Farm's greatest asset. They are all lovely. So helpful and friendly and they love their workplace and jobs!! The rooms are stunning, probably one of the best we've stayed in EVER. The game...More

Thank Amy N
Response from SamaraReserve, Owner at Samara Private Game ReserveResponded 5 days ago

Amy N, we are delighted by your lovely review. Thank you! It was our absolute pleasure to host you at Samara and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Team Samara

Property's Favorite Review
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Samara is special in all respects. The setting, in the mountains and rolling hills of the Karoo Desert, is outstanding. The lodge is well kept and inviting. The meal venues (sometimes on the veranda, sometimes on the lawn, sometimes in the dining room) are chosen...More

Thank terrymarc
Response from SamaraReserve, Owner at Samara Private Game ReserveResponded April 6, 2017

Dear terrymarc, thank you for the high praise. We are thrilled that your stay at Samara was a highlight of your trip to Africa. We hope to welcome you back one day! Kind regards, Team Samara

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived, greeted with hot chocolate on the stoep, to the day we (reluctantly) left we felt like much-loved family members. We were pampered in every single way possible: special dinners by the fire place, a romantic bath draw in our room...More

Thank Kat_Mancama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We expected to stay in the Sibela suites, but due to weather damage, we were upgraded to the Manor House! What a wonderful surprise. The Manor House is 5 start and the staff are very professional and made us feel right at home. A hot...More

Thank cfm768
Response from SamaraReserve, Owner at Samara Private Game ReserveResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear cfm768, thank you for your lovely review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time at the Manor which is really a spectacular lodge. Sometimes weather damage has its perks! :) You are absolutely spot on when you say that we are not a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Samara in the Karoo is far from habitual safari tourism. A magical place. A huge private reserve. I have been all over Africa , and it is really a stunning special place set in an overwhelming landscape. We did gamewalks and came close to cheetahs...More

Thank Oana B
Response from SamaraReserve, Owner at Samara Private Game ReserveResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Oana, thank you for your review. We are delighted that you felt the same magic that we feel every day at Samara. It was a pleasure hosting you and we hope to welcome you back again. Kind regards, Team Samara

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Amenities
  • Top amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Room amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • $335 - $1,773 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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  • Family Rooms
  • Number of rooms
  • 14
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  • Location
  • South Africa >
  • Eastern Cape >
  • Graaff-Reinet
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"The Manor House is great for large families."
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"Try to get a room inside the actual Karoo Lodge, not in one of the external chalets."
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"The fourposter bed room. Large airy. All rooms lead out to wide veranda"
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