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Brooklyn, New York
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 19 February 2015

I traveled with my elderly mom to Serondella and we had an utterly memorable experience. We stayed three nights, went on six game drives with Chewie and Conright and encountered so many animals up close - I had no idea we'd be so close to lions (and lion cubs!) and elephants, among other animals. We learned so much, from both... More 

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2 Thank Jeffslope
Solihull, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 10 February 2015

As part of our recent trip to South Africa, my partner and I visited Serondella lodge for our safari. Arriving to the beat of African drums and a cocktail, we were greeted by our hosts Chad and Kelly. We were then introduced to our spacious guest room, with the bathroom a real highlight - overlooking the nearby active waterhole. During... More 

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6 Thank Josh R
New York City, New York
2 reviews
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Reviewed 5 February 2015

My fiance and I decided to do a safari "pre-honeymoon" when I was working in Africa for a bit. We struggled to figure out where to stay and ended up working with Dave at the African Safari (highly recommended). He got us a great deal at Serondella and we could not have been happier with our stay. Serondella is gorgeous!... More 

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1 Thank smiller329
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

We came to Serondella from England with another couple and the lodge was amazing.Our hosts Monica,Chewie are lovely people and together with Conright,Trust,Godsave and others they made our stay so memorable.The food was excellent and the Game Drives just unbelievable.Thank you very much would come again. Lincoln UK

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North Dakota
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Reviewed 31 January 2015 via mobile

This place makes me happy. The rooms are spacious, have everything you may need, and skip the unnecessary (no tv!). This place is tiny, only four rooms. You will get personal service. The staff are simply amazing. Everyone is welcoming and pleasant. They took our dietary requests before we arrived and had everything arranged as asked. Speaking of food, it's... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 January 2015

We travelled to this amazing reserve November 10th 2014 for three nights with our 17 year old son. Chad our guide and his wife Kelly who managed the lodge are a fantastic team.You couldnt ask for a better couple to host and guide you as they have such passion and knowledge for the African animals and bush.Sydney the tracker was... More 

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2 Thank MattMel24
Crans-Montana, Switzerland
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Reviewed 16 December 2014 via mobile

Take two wonderful hosts Kelly and Chad, put them together with Conright a brilliant tracker,December an amazing Chef and Trust a great barman and you get perfection. The Lodge is simply beautiful, the food delicious and being a small lodge we felt completely pampered. Our room was stunning overlooking a waterhole and it was incredible to watch the wildlife drinking... More 

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London, England
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Reviewed 12 December 2014

We travelled to Serondella as part of a 16day South Africa trip for 3 nights on 22 November. I had been on safari before but my partner had not so I wanted somewhere where I knew he would not forget. We were not disappointed in the slightest. Monica and Chewie do such a fantastic job ensuring the all guests are... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Reviewed 12 December 2014

If you enjoy being in the wildlife, but also like the confort of sleeping in a great bed, eating well and meeting nice people this place is ideal! The fact that there are few guests just makes the experience more customized and intimate as well as unforgetable! The safari itself is fantastic, the ranger is experienced and welcoming. We got... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

If you have never been on a safari this should be the one you choose. I have been on over 200 safaris around the world. After visiting many countries in Africa this time we ended our tour here. We were able to see the big 5 in two days. The skill and closeness of the animals is unsurpassed. Chewie and... More 

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Serondella Game Lodge, Thornybush Game Reserve, is a four star superior lodge set in the heart of the African bushveld. Offering fantastic big 5 game viewing, exquisite African cuisine and personalized service. ... more   less 

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Address: Thornybush Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Price Range: RM2,518 - RM3,215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Serondella Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“They are all great -- the lodge caters to no more than five couples”
 of 5 bubbles breeze_of_wind, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the waterhole if possible but all rooms are good!”
 of 5 bubbles pranger58, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Waterview suite”
 of 5 bubbles 916Scooby, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I enjoyed my room which was separate from others, had a private deck off the back.”
 of 5 bubbles LindaL135, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room #2 has an excellent view of the water hole.”
 of 5 bubbles WRW7, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
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