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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The most amazing place we have ever been to, and we bring away memories and a truly unforgettable experience. The lodge is very exclusive, with every need catered for. We were looked after like kings. Somehow the luxury was combined with wonderful friendliness with Stefan and Chantelle mingling and chatting with the guests. The game drives were exceptional. Andres and... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just been looking at returning I always check air fares from New Zealand looking for deals, it is a place one will never forget. The security is 100% which is very important. You can miss going on outings to allow a sleep in, the units are very nice, food is really top class, on the outings we found the evening... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am still glowing from our stay at Chitwa Chitwa! We're avid travelers, but this was our first time staying at a lodge in a private game reserve. The experience exceeded our expectations. This is a well-oiled machine here and there was nothing that they could've done better. The staff was amazing. Our guide, Surprise, was not only knowledgeable but... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best lodge in the Sabi-sands with top notch five star quality and a good value for money and amazing gourmet food !!!! The lodge managers Stefan and Chantel make sure you have this feel of staying at home !!!! special mention to Busi, Oscar the chef and dinho who all make sure you would have a lovely time !!!... More 

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ChitwaChitwa, General Manager at Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Pravin We are delighted to know that you had an amazing time with us. You are very special to us and Chitwa Chitwa is definitely your Africa Home. We would love to have you back for a visit especially with your family. Looking forward to meet them. See you soon. Kind regards Chantel and the Team More 

Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The decor in this lodge can only be described as stunning. An eclectic mix of bright, modern colours, oriental influences and old Africa touches come together for the most elegant of lodges. One of the highlights of this lodge must be the wine cellar. Below the main dining room, this has the quirkiest of chandeliers. The upright stem is the... More 

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ChitwaChitwa, General Manager at Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Steve G Thank you for the wonderful review. We are extremely happy to know that you enjoyed your visit here. Stefan is currently busy distilling some new Gin variants; we would love to have you back here for a tasting. Kind regards The Chitwa Team More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just completed a four day safari at Chitwa Chitwa. it was an amazing experience given the game we saw. However, the thing that added to our enjoyment was the great service provided by everyone at Chitwa Chitwa, particularly Surprise, Busi and Pinkie. The tone of Chitwa Chitwa is very understated and literally nothing is a problem for the... More 

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ChitwaChitwa, General Manager at Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Cashelard Thank you for the wonderful review. We strive to have every Chitwa guest depart with the sense that they had the most amazing experience and wanting to come back for more Chitwa magic. We hope to see you back here at Chitwa in the near future. Kind regards Chantel and The Chitwa Team More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chitwa Chitwa excelled from the moment we arrived. The room we were provided turned out to be our own private cabin in Africa’s bush. We could watch the elephants and hippos (and certainly hear them too) from our private deck (with a pool, although it was a bit cool to use in winter), and see the monkeys and antelope from... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved it all. The food. The safari. The wildlife. What an absolute treat to stay at Chitwa Chitwa. I loved my suite. What wasn’t there to love in the form of their 2 bedroom Charlsy Suite complete with its own private plunge pool ? Hippos basking in the sun, Fish Eagles calling , Guinea fowl coming down to drink... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Chitwa Chitwa was heavenly - to stay in such beautiful rooms (with our own private pool) in the middle of the bush was just amazing. Our room overlooked the watering hole so the wildlife we saw while just lying by the pool or eating lunch was great. The game drives were amazing and we saw the big 5 in a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Chitwa Chitwa is simply superb. The quality of service is second to none. Each and every one of the staff are incredibly helpful, attentive and kind. Their attention to detail is excellent, and they really go the extra mile to cater for guests needs. For example, they are very child friendly. Our young son is something of a fussy eater,... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Originally a private retreat of the Brink family, Chitwa Chitwa was transformed by Charl into an oasis of conservation and harmony. His dedicated holistic approach and wise land management are aimed at the handing of an uncontaminated African paradise to the future generations. In 1991 Charl and Maria Brink created Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Lodge, today a jewel of South African hospitality and an emblem of the savannas most authentic and refined luxury. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve

Address: P O Box 781854 | Steiltes, Kruger National Park 1213, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Hotel Class:5 star — Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 17
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