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Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge

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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We actually stayed here in March 2016 but never got round to writing a review. We stayed for 3 nights as part of our honeymoon and we loved our stay. The accommodation is absolutely beautiful and the food is amazing. All staff were wonderful so...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

We stayed in this wonderful lodge hotel at the end of March 2017. The lodges are very well appointed and are great to stay in -right in the middle of the game reserve- with various animals close by (warthogs, who seem very friendly). The staff...More

Thank andriesdevaal
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We spent 6 nights (highly recommended package deal) here in May 2017. We had the team of Conor and Rasi (Ranger/Tracker) who were fantastic and went our of their way to make sure we saw the BIG 5 and more. Conor took us fishing in-between...More

Thank Robert B
Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 22 May 2017

Dear Robert B, Thank you so much for your very kind and generous feedback - the team will be so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us so much. It's great that you participated in so many activities, which certainly does add...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The place was recommended by friends and we were so incredibly sad to leave after 3 nights... We'll sure be back! This is the ultimate safari experience, so natural, genuine, very knowledgeable and enthusiastic ranger and tracker (Ruan and Vusi), impecable service, location our of...More

Thank Veronica M
Response from KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Great Fish River LodgeResponded 20 May 2017

Dear Veronica M, Thank you so much for taking the time to post your kind and thoughtful feedback - we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the 'real' Kwandwe experience! We will be sure to pass on your comments to Ruan, Vusi and...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

To start with, there is fantastic wildlife and tracking of the highest order but here are some other key characteristics of The Great Fish River Lodge and Kwandwe reserve; - This is a big (22 000 hectares) reserve of eastern cape land (green/shrubby/short trees, valleys...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Restaurant
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US$715 - US$2,094 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$715 - US$2,094 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
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BriKow
4 May 2017|
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Response from KwandweManagement | Property representative |
Hi BriKow, Thank you for your query. We do not have a gym on the reserve, however you would be able to participate in the following activities during your stay: - We offer walks with a ranger and tracker, and should you... More
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Lynette W
29 January 2017|
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Response from Elzette D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, March should still be fairly warm. But always quite cool on game drives in the evenings. With the whole South Africa praying for rain, hopefully their will be some bit Kwandwe set up to handle all weather conditions!!
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