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Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and Spa

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  • Excellent33%
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“chobe river”(128 reviews)
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5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Stayed hereb with my adult daughter. We came for the game drives and cruises and were not disappointed - lots to see, knowledgeable and friendly guides, perfect locations. Started the days with an excellent buffet breakfast, ended with cocktails overlooking the river (although even in...More

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Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 22 August 2016

Dear Philoxy Thank you for awarding us full marks on Tripadvisor. We were honoured to have you as our guests. We hope to see you again. Kind regards John Gray | GM, Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa

Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

On first view this hotel looks wonderful. The positioning on the Chobe river is good and the site is reasonably quiet. The rooms are average for this type of hotel but many of our group had things that did not work (e.g. Aircon, ceiling fan...More

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Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 22 August 2016

Dear Visitorwithsense Thank you for staying at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. We would like to apologise for the inconvenience caused as a result of our wifi not working well. We are working with our service provider to find a lasting solution. Kind regards...More

Reviewed 8 August 2016

The hotel should improve on their WIFI system. As a business traveller i rely a lot to communicate with the office and also family while away. There should also be connections at the rooms. Also incorporate more traditional dishes into your menuMore

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Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 22 August 2016

Dear Ingrido430 Thank you for staying at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. We are sorry that our wifi did not work as well as it should have during your stay. We are working with our service provider to find a lasting solution. We hope...More

Reviewed 4 August 2016

My stay was OK, only the some of the food tasted old , more especially the meaty foods. You should organize a transport that shuttles between the hotel and the shops at the mall between 1800hrs to 2200. One more thing your WiFi never worked...More

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Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 5 August 2016

Dear Shakespearm Greetings from Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. Thank you for reviewing your stay on Tripadvisor. We appreciate your feedback highlighting areas where we can do better including our offering in the restaurant meat section, the wifi connection in room 306 and the...More

Reviewed 2 August 2016

This was a good stay at Mowana. Although we were disappointed by the absence a TV at the local which forced us to watch a football match in isolation in our rooms, we learnt later that there was a TV at the golf club. Nevertheless...More

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Thank Bushy R
Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 5 August 2016

Dear Bushy R. Greetings from Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. Thank you for staying with us. We are pleased that you had a good stay. We have noted your suggestion for a TV in the bar. We will review in our future product updates....More

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lovetotravel132016
21 July 2017|
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Response from Margaret A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can't help you with this one but I'm sure the hotel will be able to tell you as we found them very helpful
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Sylvesta222
13 March 2017|
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Response from laurendan73 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - we were safaried out by the time we reached Cresta - so we didn't go on a safari but the boat cruise down the mighty Choebe River was excellent and we saw amazing game so I would definitely recommend that!
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Sylvesta222
13 March 2017|
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Response from Lindsay T | Reviewed this property |
The Safaris in the Chobe area are second to none, I suggest getting the boat cruise in the morning when the animal life is awakening and the water is like glass, but then again the sunsets from your boat whilst enjoying are... More
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"get a view of the river for game viewing from your hotel"
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"best views an you get to appreciate wild life"
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"409 is a perfect room for a couple with its nice view overlooking the river"
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