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Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and Spa

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel looks dated but the staff are very friendly. The renovations taking place has put a little damper on the experience. The WiFi in this place is quite bad. There was no place for kids activities probably due to the renovations. The other activities...More

Thank Anand P
Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, General Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Anand P. Thank you for staying at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. We were honored to have you as our guests. We appreciate your patience during our renovations, which we are carrying out in a phased approach to minimize inconvenience to our guests....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cresta Mowana was situated close to the border post which meant that the trip across from the Zambian side was quick and easy. When we arrived, we were well looked after by Judy at reservations who quickly sorted out the issue with our booking. The...More

Thank megan0022018
Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, General Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Megan0022018 Congratulations once again. Thank you for celebrating your honeymoon at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. We were honored to have you as our guests during this momentous occasion. On behalf of the team, we look forward to welcoming you back in the...More

Reviewed 8 March 2018

Was not impressed at all. Was not informed renovations was going to be on. Nosy And with the rain had to walk a distance to room. Staff very friendly and very pleasant. Could only use restaurant as outside bar area was too wet to use....More

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Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear JennyP1973QX Thank you for staying at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. We apologize for the inconvenience during your stay. Our refurbishment is being done in phases to minimize inconvenience to our guests. We wish you happy travels. Kind regards John Gray, General Manager,...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018

There should be also other amendments on tourism for yourselves to liaise with the game tour service providers for one to have many options as possible, like if one wants to see animals, snakes, crocodiles and others or if wants to views differing thing on...More

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Thank GeorgeSeemo
Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear GeorgeSeemo Thank you for staying at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. We were honored to have you as our guests. We appreciate you suggestions for areas of improvement. We are looking into them. Kind regards John Gray, General Manager, Cresta Mowana Safari Resort...More

Reviewed 6 March 2018

Something of an Ewok construction. Galleries tend to get very wet, so care needed. Rooms comfortable with good wi fi but rather dodgy power points for charging. Mosquito nets provided. swimming pool good. However, service in the restaurant and pool bar very slow if you...More

Thank tum22
Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Tum22 Thank you for staying at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. We were honored to have you as our guest. We appreciate your feedback highlighting areas of concern. We are taking corrective action. Kind regards John Gray, General Manager, Cresta Mowana Safari Resort...More

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lovetotravel132016
22 July 2017|
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Response from Margaret A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can't help you with this one but I'm sure the hotel will be able to tell you as we found them very helpful
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Sylvesta222
13 March 2017|
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Response from laurendan73 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - we were safaried out by the time we reached Cresta - so we didn't go on a safari but the boat cruise down the mighty Choebe River was excellent and we saw amazing game so I would definitely recommend that!
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Sylvesta222
13 March 2017|
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Response from Lindsay T | Reviewed this property |
The Safaris in the Chobe area are second to none, I suggest getting the boat cruise in the morning when the animal life is awakening and the water is like glass, but then again the sunsets from your boat whilst enjoying are... More
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