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Overview
Kruger National Park 2021 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Description
An African dream beckons – one that is defined by extraordinary scenery, an authentic atmosphere and warm hospitality. This is Motswari Private Game Reserve, a family-owned and operated luxury safari ...More lodge. Here, majestic creatures, including the Big Five, offer incredible viewing opportunities as they bask in their natural habitat. Motswari means “to conserve and protect” in Tswana and that is what the reserve aims to do. Motswari Private Game Reserve, located within the Timbavati and Umbabat Private Nature Reserve, stretches out over 150 square kilometres. It has been in existence for over four decades and its friendly staff members are intrinsic to its success. Great emphasis is placed on personal attention, ensuring that each guest instantly feels at home in this stunning setting. Artworks by owner, Marion Geiger-Orengo, additionally bring the lodge to life and add to its visual appeal. "Arrive as visitor, leave as a friend." Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free Internet
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
15
Price range
US$587 - US$903 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Motswari Private Game Reserve Hotel Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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Traveller (934)
Room & Suite (150)
Dining (59)
Pool & Beach (26)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Reviews (783)
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We started a marvelous visit. Picturesque setting and plenty of game. Serving staff and guides very good. Although Too much time spent on game drives with tea and sundown drinks. Worst part of trip a woman in reception. I think her name Samantha. Anyway she...More

Thank M Richard M
Response from MotswariLodge, General Manager at Motswari Private Game ReserveResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much for the honest review. I really appreciate you letting us know about your experience with our front office staff. I will certainly take it up with them. We do however look forward to hopefully having you visit us again and giving...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Motswari is an unforgettable place. Beautiful lodges, very friendly welcoming staff, the food was delicious and the guides were so nice and very knowledgeable. Dave and jacky made the trip for us by finding every animal we hoped to see. The most memorable were seeing...More

1  Thank Hayley B
Response from MotswariLodge, General Manager at Motswari Private Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Please do come visit us again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Motswari was our first safari experience and it certainly exceeded expectations. The level of service, accommodations, food, and staff made our stay unforgettable. We stayed in the Duiker room which was nicely appointed with a large bed and a porch facing the dried riverbed where...More

Thank aBucketlistTraveler
Response from MotswariLodge, General Manager at Motswari Private Game ReserveResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the fantastic review. We really appreciate the feedback and are incredibly pleased that we were able to make your first experience in Africa a memorable one. I really hope that you get to return and visit us again.

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

My mom and I stayed here with a small tour group (6 of us, plus our guide) in June of 2018. What a treat it was for us to stay at Motswari! From the game drives to the sundowners to the pool to the meals...More

Thank Amyphilof
Response from MotswariLodge, General Manager at Motswari Private Game ReserveResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review. I will make sure I pass it on to the members of our team. I sincerely hope that we get to host you again and get to replay the magic of Motswari.

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The game drives were all incredible. They supplied us with cozy blankets and water, as well as a stop for coffee in the beautiful landscape. Our guide and tracker (Andres and Difference) were very experienced and always made great effort to find the animals we...More

2  Thank Gibamera
Response from MotswariLodge, General Manager at Motswari Private Game ReserveResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review. We hope you get to visit us again in the future!

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Julie0593
1 May 2018|
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Response from Newmark_Manager | Property representative |
Hi Julie Thanks for getting in touch. Most guests opt to fly in to Hoedspruit airport from Johannesburg and then take a 90 minutes transfer to the lodge. Regards Neil
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Julie0593
30 April 2018|
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Response from Adventurer591133 | Reviewed this property |
elephant, roan of giraffe. you are going to love it!!!
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Jill C
13 April 2018|
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Response from Newmark_Manager | Property representative |
Good day Jill Thank you for getting in touch. Our rates are inclusive of game drives, meals, soft drinks, water and select alcoholic beverages. Regards Neil
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Room Tips
"Giraffe and Roan"
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"Try for a room with a view of the river bed and the water hole across the way."
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"Make sure your guide understands your interests and what you wish to see"
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"Probably better in summer"
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