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Motswari Private Game Reserve

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed June 16, 2015

We visited Motswari during May with our organized group totaling 29 people and occupying all 15 available rooms/lodges. It was a wonderful experience. We were there 4 nights/5days and went out on their LandRover vehicles twice every day. 3 to 4 hours in the early morning and 3 to 4 hours in the early evening. It was an exciting and...

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Motswari - I am delighted that you enjoyed the experience and hope I can welcome you back one day soon! Very Best Regards from us all Dave

New York
Reviewed June 13, 2015

We researched several resorts and Motswari was highly recommended and for good reason. The rooms were luxurious and well kept with air conditioning and ensuite bathrooms with baths (ours looked out onto the reserve; we could see impalas from the bathtub). The food was plentiful and delicious, with coffee and muffins before morning game drive, snacks on the drive, a...

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Motswari - I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to welcome you back one day soon!! Very Best Regards from us all Dave

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Reviewed June 13, 2015

Outstanding! Great drives by excellent guide and tracker! We saw the "Big 5" within the first 24 hours! The remaining drives were just as interesting! Accommodations were superior as was the food! Highly recommend this private reserve!! Everyone was very friendly and knowledgeable.

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for reviewing Motswari - I am so glad that you enjoyed your time with us and will make sure the whole team see your positive feedback!! I hope we can welcome you back on day soon! Very Best Wishes from the whole Motswari family. Dave

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 11, 2015

We stayed at Motswari for 6 nights at the beginning of March 2015 and we really didn’t want to leave. It feels like such a privilege to get to sleep so close to wild animals and every day you learn something new about the amazing wildlife you are so lucky to share your time at Motswari and the surrounding area...

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Motswari - I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and will ensure that Richard, Jacky and the hole team see your kind words. I hope to welcome you back to Motswari one day very soon. Best Regards from us all Dave

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

Awesome trip of a lifetime! Chad & Godfrey were the best guides we saw everything...one night they stopped to see the stars...just breathtaking! Eugenia made the best lemon meringue pie ever..All the food was great!

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Thank you very much for the review - I am so glad you enjoyed Motswari and will ensure that Godfrey, Chad and the entire team see your great feedback! Very Best Wishes from us all Dave

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 7, 2015

From the moment we arrived we were addressed by our first names and that personal service contributed greatly to our trip. Their motto 'arrive as a visitor, leave as a friend' really rang true. We were welcomed with a cold drink and shown all the details of our beautiful room, such as the whistle for any unexpected sightings in the...

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this long and detailed review of Motswari! I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and will make sure the whole team see your kind words. I hope we can welcome you back to Motswari one day very soon!! Best Wishes from us all David

Mullumbimby, Australia
Reviewed June 5, 2015

What an amazing exhilarating 4 nights we spent in Motswari. It certainly exceeded our expectations, and we wished it could have been longer ! Such friendly staff where nothing is too much trouble. We had an issue with our bungalow on arrival ( due to asthma) and it was speedily resolved and we were moved to Zebra. From that moment...

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Motswari. I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and although I can't move Australia closer I do hope you bridge the gap in the near future to return for some more of Robynne's driving skills! Very Best Wishes from us all Dave

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Reviewed June 4, 2015

When you are in Motswari you feel that you are out of the world. you feel unity between yourself and nature. Motswari staff and rangers do their best to provide memorable accommodation for you. Food are excellent and too delicious . Safaris are beyond imagination and rooms are places for feeling cool. if they turn off the Internet in the...

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Thank you so much for your kind and positive review of Motswari - I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us! I hope we can welcome you back one day soon. Very Best Regards David

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed June 2, 2015

Where do I start? I have traveled a lot, experienced so much and stayed in a variety of accommodations, both luxury and basic and I can honestly say my time in Motswari far exceeds the lot! I'm not sure I have the words to do it justice! When we arrived at Motswari we were greated by a cold drink &...

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Thank you so much for taking the time to review Motswari - I really apprecitate the detail of what you write and am obviously delighted that it was such a positive experience for you both. I hope we can welcome you back one day very soon! Best Regards from us all Dave

Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed May 28, 2015

My wife and I stayed 4 nights at Motswari in early May 2015. First time going on a safari so we were unsure of what to expect. But after the first night and the morning game drive the next day, we knew we picked the right place. The lodge, grounds, and rooms were gorgeous. Our entire experience with the staff...

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Thank you so much for taking the time to review Motswari and for your positive feedback! I will ensure Robynne and the whole team see your kind words and we all hope to welcome you back one day soon! Very Best Wishes from us all Dave

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Open to the Kruger National Park and playing host to Africa's Big Five is Motswari Private Game Reserve. One of South Africa's jewels nestled within the Timbavati Nature Reserve, this family-owned and operated four-star luxury safari lodge prides itself on its warm atmosphere and luxurious accommodation.The name Motswari means "to conserve and protect" in Tswana and the owners have held the name to be a promise to each of their future friends who arrive to share in the splendour of an African sunset at this vintage bush lodge.The 150 square kilometres that make up the reserve are part of the greater Kruger Park and guests will be treated to wildlife in their natural habitats as part of their unforgettable experience of Southern Africa. Ideally situated and exclusive, Motswari Private Game Reserve holds the best of everything for the traveller to the untamed majesty that is Africa.If you’re looking for a relaxed atmosphere, peaceful communion with nature and a private experience on a traditional African game farm, this holiday location is for you!Morning and evening game drives in open Land Rovers with professional field guides and trackersMid morning bush walks * Safari walks in lieu of morning game drives guided by armed field guidesOvernight bush hiking and camping sleep-out experience for groups of 4 with experienced guides*Hide sleep-outs in the Motswari Game Reserve*Swimming pool*Boma & bush dinners*Pre-lunch safari interest talks*Curio shop at Motswari Game Lodge*Brunch, high tea (late lunch) and dinner*Library and Art Gallery with 24-hour internet facility at Motswari Game Lodge*Fully equipped air-conditioned conference room for 20 delegates at Motswari Game Lodge*An additional vehicle plus guide can be arranged for an extra cost per day and covers 2 game drives per day ... more   less 

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Address: Kruger National Park 2021, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Price Range: $423 - $978 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Motswari Private Game Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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