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Serondella Game Lodge is perched on the banks of the dry Monwana River, in the depths of the Thornybush Private Nature Reserve. This 4-star luxury lodge offers guests individual attention with only 3 suites and an exclusive-use 3 bedroom house, which is perfect for a family or group traveling together. Locally sourced and expertly prepared meals are served on the deck overlooking the waterhole or in the dining room of the lodge. Game drives with professional rangers and trackers, take guests out into the bush every morning and evening for sunset. There are no fences between the Thornybush Nature Reserve and Kruger National Park, so there is ample opportunity to see the Big 5 and a whole host of other animals, big and small.
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Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380 South Africa
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Ngala Airfield9 mi
Hoedspruit Airport17 mi
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From the moment we arrived we were made to feel welcomed. It instantly felt as if we had arrived to visit old friends. Our gracious hosts and their superb team were generously hospitable every single step of the way. In addition to our hosts and clean and comforting
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It’s only been a few days since we left Serondella, and we couldn’t wait to write this review. Serondella was an absolute dream!! The Lodge is part of the Thornybush Collection. It is one of the smaller lodges, accommodating only 8 people (4 couples), which we loved. It was
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Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Serondella Game Lodge
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi there ElizabethBerni, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review of your stay at Serondella Lodge! I'm thrilled that you had such a wonderful time here with us and as for that website - there is a brand new one in the pipeline which will definitely showcase the lodge a lot better :) Hope to see you back some time soon.
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Serondella is amazing. The rooms are beautiful and we were lucky to have a view of the Water hole. Sadly due to the time of the year not many animals visited but that made no real difference to our experience. What makes Serondella great is the fact there is really no more than
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Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Serondella Game Lodge
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi there tripaholicLondon, thank-you so much for leaving this review of your stay at Serondella Lodge, and we really appreciate the feedback regarding the sofa outside - I'll make sure this gets escalated :) Hope to see you back some day.
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Gem of a place- location to die for (get the Lion suite with the view over the watering hole!), terrific food, awesome hosts - Monica and Chewie you rock! - and amazing game drives (we saw all big 5 on the same day!). Can’t recommend enough. And oh yes - do ask For the chilli
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Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Serondella Game Lodge
Responded 10 Jan 2019
Hi there SideSlip, thanks so much for leaving this review of your stay at Serondella Lodge - I'm so glad you enjoyed the chilli gin cocktail AND that you got to see the Big 5 on the same day :) Hope to see you back again some day.
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The Oxford Dictionary gives the following synonyms for UNFORGETTABLE: SYNONYMS memorable, indelible, never to be forgotten, not to be forgotten, fixed in the mind, haunting, catchy, persistent striking, impressive, distinctive, significant, special, outstanding, spectacular,
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Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Serondella Game Lodge
Responded 20 Dec 2018
Hi there StephanOosthuizen, thank-you so much for leaving this review of your stay here with us. I'm thrilled that we managed to leave a positive impression on you - we really do love what we do. Hope to see you back again some day.
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Giraffe sighting from our room. I took this from the porch behind our room.
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Serondella only has one Land Cruiser, so yes there would be 8 guests on the vehicle if all suites have been booked during your stay. Should you prefer a private vehicle then please contact reservation to confirm price and if there is one available.
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No they are within the Thornybush reserve.
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Hi there Veer S, you can send them a message from the Thornybush Collection Facebook page @ThornybushGameLodge.official
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The game viewing is particularly great in the Thornybush Reserve but we can't guarantee what you'll see within two days. Please bear in mind that two nights only give you one full day in the bush if you consider your check in and departure times..
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All our Lodges are able to accommodate most dietary needs, please advise the reservation consultant of your dietary requirements when make the reservation.
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"Lion and Rhino rooms have a view of the water hole (not sure which others do)"
"There are 2 rooms facing the waterhole"
"Request a room with a view of the watering hole. You can sit on the back deck and watch game come to the watering hole all day."
"There is one room that overlooks the water hole."
"All suites are great"
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PRICE RANGE
US$843 - US$986 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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serondella game hotel thornybush private game reserve
LOCATION
South AfricaKruger National ParkThornybush Private Game Reserve
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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