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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We had high expectations on Motswari and they all came true. Motswari is able to steal your heart away with the beautiful scenery, the amazing and friendly staff next to the great breakfast and lunches. We enjoyed every moment of it being part of Godfreys crew we spent hours in the bush trying to find that special animal, river crossing...

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Thank you so much for taking the time to review Motswari - I am so glad that you enjoyed your time with us and Godfrey will be delighted that you enjoyed the wildlife experience! I hope we can welcome you back one day very soon!! Best Regards from us all Dave

Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Motswari from 07/07/15 for four nights as the first leg of our honeymoon. We arrived with generally high expectations of the place and what our experience would hold. I want to clearly state that this experience was perfection from the moment we arrived. Upon arrival, my wife and I were met by Dave and...

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Thank you so much for this detailed review of Motswari - I am so glad that you enjoyed your time with us and even happier to hear that you would come back for a second visit! I will make sure that your feedback is seen by all! Very Best Regards from all of us at Motswari Dave

Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed 10 August 2015

The stay in Motswari has been far beyond our expectations. We were warmly welcomed at our arrival. All staff are so helpful and friendly, and they have done all possible to make our stay perfect. The food is excellent, and served with great hospitality. We have seen animals in and around the garden, and for us the pool was great...

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Thank you for the great review Tore - I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and will ensure the whole team see your great feedback! Very Best Wishes from us all Dave

Reviewed 7 August 2015

I have to say this was the best experience I have ever had. I booked Motswari for me and my husband for part or our first trip to South Africa. I did do a lot of research, but had never been on anything like this before, so I didn't have anything to compare it to. We arrived in the dark...

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DAVID K, General Manager at Motswari Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this detailed review of Motswari - I am so happy that the people made such a strong impression on you and will certainly ensure that the whole team see your kind words! I hope I can welcome you back one day soon. Very Best Regards from the whole Motswari family!! Dave

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Choosing where to stay during our safari was a really difficult process for us. From the Trip Advisor and Blog reviews, it sounded like everything was going to be at least good. Trying to figure out which spots were better was really difficult. Ultimately we settled on 3 nights at Motswari in the Timbavati area and 3 nights at Lion...

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Its fantastic to receive such detailed feedback - it really helps us to stay sharp and to improve! I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and will certainly make sure the entire team see your kind words!! Very Best Wishes from us all Dave

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Reviewed 4 August 2015

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Reviewed 1 August 2015

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Reviewed 30 July 2015

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Open to the Kruger National Park and playing host to Africa's Big Five is Motswari Private Game Reserve. One of South Africa's jewels nestled within the Timbavati Nature Reserve, this family-owned and operated four-star luxury safari lodge prides itself on its warm atmosphere and luxurious accommodation.The name Motswari means "to conserve and protect" in Tswana and the owners have held the name to be a promise to each of their future friends who arrive to share in the splendour of an African sunset at this vintage bush lodge.The 150 square kilometres that make up the reserve are part of the greater Kruger Park and guests will be treated to wildlife in their natural habitats as part of their unforgettable experience of Southern Africa. Ideally situated and exclusive, Motswari Private Game Reserve holds the best of everything for the traveller to the untamed majesty that is Africa.If you’re looking for a relaxed atmosphere, peaceful communion with nature and a private experience on a traditional African game farm, this holiday location is for you!Morning and evening game drives in open Land Rovers with professional field guides and trackersMid morning bush walks * Safari walks in lieu of morning game drives guided by armed field guidesOvernight bush hiking and camping sleep-out experience for groups of 4 with experienced guides*Hide sleep-outs in the Motswari Game Reserve*Swimming pool*Boma & bush dinners*Pre-lunch safari interest talks*Curio shop at Motswari Game Lodge*Brunch, high tea (late lunch) and dinner*Library and Art Gallery with 24-hour internet facility at Motswari Game Lodge*Fully equipped air-conditioned conference room for 20 delegates at Motswari Game Lodge*An additional vehicle plus guide can be arranged for an extra cost per day and covers 2 game drives per day ... more   less 

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Address: Kruger National Park 2021, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Price Range: £456 - £862 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Motswari Private Game Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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