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Savanna Private Game Reserve

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R536, Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1242, South Africa
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Snohomish
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our first thought was Savanna was too Hollywood because there was a spotter with a large gun out front on the LandRover like you see in the movies and in magazines. However, it didn't take long for us to change our opinion. After dark on our first drive the spotter saw a chamleon in a tree a ways in front... More 

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atlanta
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29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From our arrival to our departure, everything was outstanding. We were welcomed with a glass of real lemonade and shown to our spacious and well appointed accommodations. Complimentary items included snacks, drinks, a water cooler and an electric kettle. Slippers and robes of course. Just outside our "tent" was an elephant! Then cape buffalo! The food was generous, plentiful, well... More 

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savannalodge, Marketing manager at Savanna Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear b0risandnatasha Thank you very much for taking the time to post your wonderful review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to welcome you back one day. Warm wishes The Savanna Family More 

Brisbane, Australia
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81 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we have done since visiting Savanna at Sabi Sands pales into insignificance. We now compare any hotel, lodge, game trip with our experience at Savanna We have recently visited Namibia and nothing comes close to the experience they provide. Food, service, trips, accommodation. The lot. We have been ruined for the rest of our lives (in the best possible... More 

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savannalodge, Marketing manager at Savanna Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Tree1234 Thank you very much for taking the time to post your lovely review, your high praise is very appreciated. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to welcome you back one day. Warm wishes The Savanna Family More 

London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a pretty much perfect time at Savanna this week. 8 game drives and each trip was fantastic in it's own right. Last morning drive topped it all though. Watched a female leopard stall and sprint through the bush to kill a grey duiker (out of sight). She then carried right past us and up a small tree as... More 

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savannalodge, Marketing manager at Savanna Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear GEL-TX Thank you very much for taking the time to post your "Unbelievable" review. We are so pleased that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to welcome you back one day. Warm wishes The Savanna Family More 

San Francisco
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Savanna for our honeymoon in December 2015. We booked nine months in advance and struggled to make a decision. There are so many wonderful properties in the Mala Mala / Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve next to Kruger. We were encouraged to pick that area because unlike Kruger, the vehicles have more freedom on where they can go.... More 

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savannalodge, Marketing manager at Savanna Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Alexander N Thank you very much for taking the time to post your very detailed and wonderful "Dream safari" review. Thank you for recommending us to your friends and family. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to welcome you back one day. Warm wishes The Savanna Family More 

Pershore, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

My first visit to Savanna was in July 2007 - it was magical then and it is magical now. This was, however, my husband's first visit to Savanna and for 7 days in Dec this year as part of our belated honeymoon. From check-in to check-out, we were immersed within this jewel within the Sabi Sands Games Reserve, so much... More 

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savannalodge, Marketing manager at Savanna Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Atkos Thank you very much for taking the time to post your very wonderful "The Magic of Africa" review and of course for choosing to return to Savanna. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us again and we hope to welcome you back once again some day. Warm wishes The Savanna Family More 

Carpentersville, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Honestly, from the moment we stepped onto the property we were treated more like family than visitors. The game drives were amazing, but the service is what really sets this place apart. I have a background in customer service as I worked for Walt Disney World for many years, and taught their service values to new employees as well -... More 

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savannalodge, Marketing manager at Savanna Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear goillini34 Thank you very much for taking the time to post your wonderful "Savanna must mean family" review. We really value your high service praises and even more so considering your background - thank you. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to welcome you back one day. Warm wishes The Savanna... More 

Frederick, Maryland
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

My wife and I were recently in the Kapama Private Game Reserve (KPGR) for 3 nights 2 days. Delightful. So rather than going to Victoria Falls as many do after or before their game drive experiences, we decided to add another game reserve to our itinerary for comparison and to see more animals. Let's face it, that's really why you... More 

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savannalodge, Marketing manager at Savanna Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear CTK888 Thank you for taking the time to post your wonderful review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at the lodge and we hope to see you again one day. Warm wishes The Savanna Family More 

Rheda-Wiedenbruck, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

My wife and I were in Savanna for the fourth time, as by the first the friendliness was been 5 star, we only ever had one bad experience, when the lodge had to call on the services of a Ranger from another Lodge on our second visit. The staff are second to none in helpfull friendliness from General manager to... More 

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savannalodge, Marketing manager at Savanna Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Christopher Bar… G Thank you for taking the time to post your wonderful review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at the lodge and thank you for coming back to see us again! Warm wishes The Savanna Family More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

A wonderful lodge in a magnificent location in the Sabi Sand Reserve. Paddy Hagelthorn is by far the most knowledgable guide I have met and I cannot commend him highly enough in terms of his knowledge, hospitality, good company and humour. He is also an ace photographer and his book entitled "Never a dull moment" is certainly worth a read.... More 

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savannalodge, Marketing manager at Savanna Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Maverijk Thank you for taking the time to post your wonderful review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, we hope that we will see you return one day. Warm wishes The Savanna Family More 

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