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Shamwari Game Reserve Lodges

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Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 May 2014

We had a wonderful stay at this resort. Everything was Perfect . Super Ranger, a Lot of animals and very good Service and also the Food . It. was a very nice Tent we had but Not just a tent it. was like a House everything was inside. Coffeemachine,fridge, Couch,Outsider shower. It. was the bayhete Lodge . We had this...

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Reviewed 7 May 2014 via mobile

This is an experience that you will remember for a lifetime. The rooms are palatial, the service is excellent, the food five star, the guides are knowledgable and will find the animals and give you those amazing personal wild animal experiences, the size of the reserve is enormous and the number of animals you will see is all amazing wild...

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2014

We stayed in the middle of March at Baythe Tented Lodge which is perfect for couples. Private and peaceful lodges overlooking the Bush with plunge pools. Food is excellent alternating between high standard á la carte and good quality BBQ. Lunch is menu choice and so is breakfast. Couldn't fault the dining. We had 7 game drives all differing experiences....

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 May 2014

The staff are happy and welcoming, Gabe viewing amazing, guides fantastic, food mouthwatering. Our kids were welcome and entertained. It is a great place for families of all ages. To see leopard, lion and cheetah in one day, doesn't get better. Thank you so much

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Stock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Stayed in April 2014 with two children 10 and 12. Had interconnecting bedrooms which was perfect. The lodge is lovely with all the amenities that you would expect, but it did lack a bit of African romance for us. If you didn't have the bush around you - you could be in a nice 4 star hotel in almost any...

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1Thank Jo900
Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

Stayed at Long Lee Manor, what a fabulous place. Our ranger Patrick was excellent, he explained all about the various animals. We saw four of the big five (the leopard) did not put in an appearance despite Patrick's efforts to find him. We were there for two day which took in four drives, on each one we saw different animals....

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1Thank Lin4038
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Long Lee Manor in the Shamwari Private Game Reserve was a perfect place to spent time and do some game drives. A very exclusive and pesonal service and the food... wow! They do not let you go hungry in this place! You're eating a meal or snack every few hours and it's beautiful food, plentiful, well presented and a good...

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1Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 27 April 2014

We stayed at the Long Lee Manor and had Abel as our Ranger. One of the most amazing trips we have ever been on. Best in class service coupled with a very knowledgeable Ranger who made our game drives that exciting. Friendly and helpful staff. Awesome food and rooms. I would recommend it to anyone. On top of it, the...

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Ireland
Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

Everything about this stay was amazing. Excellent driver (headman). Food is fabulous, can't say this enough. Every meal was just delicious!! Accommodation was beautiful, a luxury tent, really unusual! Loved it and would highly recommend it to anyone!!!

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Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Long Lee Manor in suites that had unrestricted views of the game reserve. Had an enormous full bathroom, lounge and 2 toilets. From the moment we arrived till we left, the service and attention was 5star. The food was excellent and our Ranger Jessica was simply the best. The rooms were done twice a day with a...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A mere 75 km from Port Elizabeth towards Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Shamwari is the crown jewel of private game reserves situated in the malaria free Eastern Cape, the birth place of Nelson Mandela. This privately owned 25 000 hectares of prime natural terrain has received numerous international awards. Shamwari is an exploration of nature with close encounters of free roaming wildlife and the coveted big five with a choice of unique lodges, an exclusive private villa and the adventurous Explorer Camp. Luxury accommodation is offered in 7 different game lodges on Shamwari Game Reserve, all of which are 5 Star graded. Choose a game lodge that perfectly compliments your ideal African experience. EAGLES CRAG LODGE - Exclusivity, privacy and serenity for the most discerning of travelersBAYETHE TENTED LODGE - The ultimate in luxury tented accommodationSARILI LODGE - A colonial and bush experience. Perfect for families or small partiesLONG LEE MANOR - Refined elegance from a bygone era. RIVERDENE FAMILY LODGE - Colonial Africa in an elegantly restored CHILD FRIENDLY frontier home. VILLA LOBENGULA - Villa Lobengula is a beautiful and tranquil space tucked away in the depths of the valley bushveld. Booked on an exclusive use basis only. EXPLORER CAMP - Camping & walking experience among the Big 5 on the magnificent Shamwari Game Reserve ON SAFARI - Game drives can last up to 3 hours each and are conducted twice a day in open vehicles / Guided walks / Star gazing RELAX - Various treatments can be enjoyed at our Relaxation Retreats which are situated at Eagles Crag, Lobengula Lodge, Bayethe Lodge and Long Lee Manor ... more   less 

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Address: N2 between Port Elizabeth & Grahamstown, Shamwari Game Reserve 6000, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Shamwari Game Reserve
Price Range: RM2,913 - RM5,074 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Shamwari Game Reserve Lodges 5*
Number of rooms: 56
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“Ask for a room in the Manor House , simply brilliant”
, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Don't worry about which room, they are all great”
geedeebee, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“There are three room facing the river and the reserve, with two facing the courtyard (which we stayed in and were excellent)”
Jules4567, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms had a private garden area and were close to the safety fenced pool”
Yorkshirerosebud, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Worth paying the extra for a room with plunge pool and a private area to relax in during the day between game drives”
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