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    Cheetah Plains

    Sabi Sand Game Reserve | Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Mpumalanga, South Africa, Kruger National Park 1383, South Africa
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    Traveller (349)
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    • Excellent81%
    • Very good14%
    • Average2%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “game drives” (63 reviews)
    “sabi sands” (23 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    Free Parking
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    When we first arrived at Cheetah lodge and were brought to our room (the Cottage, since we were with 3adults and the cottage sleeps 4) we were a little disappointed. The room looked a little bit outdated and could use some updating. However it was...More

    Thank dvanmeer
    Response from CheetahPlainsGM, General Manager at Cheetah PlainsResponded 4 days ago

    Greetings from Cheetah Plains, dvanmeer! Thank you so much for penning such a positive review - as we close for our exciting rebuild, the current team derives much satisfaction from your praise and kind words! As the four areas you highlight, namely staff, food, atmosphere...More

    Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

    Where do I start? Everything was amazing. The rooms were comfortable and that’s all that mattered to us. The food was AMAZING and you could eat as much as you want. All the staff were so friendly and helpful, to name a few- Hallie, Rejoice,...More

    Thank MoonwraithMoon
    Response from CheetahPlainsGM, General Manager at Cheetah PlainsResponded 2 weeks ago

    Warm greetings, MoonwraithMoon! What a fabulous review - thank you! I passed on your warm compliments to Ralph and got the benefit of his beaming smile in response! You certainly got to enjoy sightings of a broad range of wildlife which testifies to our privileged...More

    Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

    Transferred from Hoedspruit airport to the Lodge after an hour and half drive arranged through the Lodge. Loved the setting rooms are in huts very cozy and clean. The staff here are incredibly friendly and warm and helpful. Meals are communal which I really enjoyed...More

    Thank giantsgrl
    Response from CheetahPlainsGM, General Manager at Cheetah PlainsResponded 3 weeks ago

    Wild greetings from the Bush! Thank you for your warmly positive review, giantsgrl! Yes, we are certainly fortunate in our special setting; you will be happy to know that the hippos are still contentedly frolicking in the dam, occasionally disturbed by a parade of elephant...More

    Reviewed 13 November 2017

    Cheetah Plains is a super lodge in an area with fairly good game sightings. The guide was very flexible regarding the client's wishes. Everything was included and the service was really good as was the food. Right at the lodge is a small lake where...More

    Thank 517uwew
    Response from CheetahPlainsGM, General Manager at Cheetah PlainsResponded 27 November 2017

    Greetings, 517uwew! Thank you for taking the time to write those kind words! I'm pleased to report that the 'float' of hippos are still happily wallowing in the home dam, occasionally being disturbed by a 'parade' of elephant who come to frolic and cool down...More

    Reviewed 7 November 2017

    I've left comments before on Cheetah Plains, but having just returned from our fourth visit in 15 years and enjoyed it as much if not more than previous occasions, I think a further report is warranted! Cheetah Plains is, to me, the ideal safari lodge....More

    1  Thank Gunnerjanet
    Response from CheetahPlainsGM, General Manager at Cheetah PlainsResponded 9 November 2017

    Greetings, Gunnerjanet! Thank you for the glowing words! This means a lot to us - particularly as you are such an experienced visitor. It is truly gratifying to know that our standards have not slipped over the years. You will have to aim for a...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Price range
    • US$141 - US$1,991 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Sabi Sand Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Cheetah Plains South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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    lisa I
    11 July 2017|
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    Response from alisaw104 | Reviewed this property |
    I am not sure but I think we kept our water in a fridge.
    5 October 2016|
    Response from CheetahPlainsGM | Property representative |
    We offer a comprehensive range of alcoholic drinks, including both spirits and a well-chosen range of South African wines. From January 2017, drinks will be included in the rate so a price-list will be superfluous.
    4 August 2016|
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    Response from CheetahPlainsGM | Property representative |
    Yes. There is free wifi connection for guests use.
    Room Tips
    "I think all the rooms would have been great"
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    "Avoid room 7, sewerage pit is just outside the room and the smell often drifts towards you when sitting..."
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    "Rooms are all similar."
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    "All rooms are great , they also have a family cottage"
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