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Savannah Game & River Retreat

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We spent the weekend of the 2-5th September at Savannah guest lodge with some friends for a very special 21st birthday weekend. We absolutely loved the setting it is very relaxed and well layout with a lovely pool and the best tented bedrooms. All the staff were very friendly and more than happy to help with whatever was needed, and...

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Stunning setting, friendly and attentive staff, great food. Savannah is a great escape in the bush for friends and family. We went on a beautiful game drive for sundowners and the ranger provided us with very interesting facts bout the animals as well as a safe and pleasant drive.

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Was such a beautiful venue- so nicely set up. Had a great time and the staff are so beautifully friendly. Saw a lot of game including a 2 week old giraffe. Was a wonderful weekend getaway. Was easy to find and we felt at home and very welcomed straight away

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I visited for a friends 21st birthday party. We arrived on the Saturday and were greeted by very friendly staff who showed us to our beautiful 'tent'. The tents were amazing and added to the experience. For lunch we had delicious sandwiches and chips also brought by friendly staff. We all climbed onto a game drive and the guide was...

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Muldersdrift, South Africa
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The service was impeccable! Warm, Friendly, Professional staff who goes out of their way to provide above average excellent service! When you call - they don't walk to you - they all come running smiling, and jump to your every request. The accomodation was more than perfect! It was clean, spotless, pretty, cosy & way above perfection! The food was...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 18 April 2016

The tented camps are very expensive and not worth it. They do not maintain it. Our tent did not close properly! We arrived and there was no warm water and it was very cold! The extra duvet is just the inner without a cover and smells of dust! We attended a wedding and they are not helpful at all! As...

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Bergville
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Went to Savannah for a wedding in Dec 2015. A proper Free State thunderstorm broke out. Savannah had no plan B. The wedding had to be moved to the reception area. There was no umbrellas or cover for guest wanting to go outside and smoke. The water was pouring in through numerous holes. Floor was wet and personnel kept trying...

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Kemptonpark
Reviewed 21 December 2015

We visited Savannah for a wedding. This resort can be one of the best in SA , as they have the bush veld and the river. There are so many opportunities to turn this place into one of the best wedding venues and resorts , but management does not have a clue what they are doing and does not know...

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

If you need a break from the city, this is the place to go. Friendly staff and great service. Peace and quiet, well you have all the sounds of nature around you, kudu, buffalo, eland and many more bucks. I stayed in one of their lovely tended camps, nice size bathroom. Ate breakfast in the morning with a terrific view....

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1Thank Tarryne S
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Savannah, isolated in the Vredefort Dome has all the unique characteristics when looking for a tranquil & unforgettable bush experience. The staff all very friendly and efficient. Our stay consisted of a Game Drive; Boma Braai; Tented Chalet accommodation & and of course a release from the city which did not require a 6 hour drive.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the new and improved home of Savannah Game & River Retreat A secluded African bush retreat where tranquillity and relaxation awaits you... This is where the sunsets explode in brilliant colour of Orange and Red against the mountains of the Vredefort Dome, which is a world heritage site. We are situated in the Free State just outside Parys, nestled in the Vredefort Dome bordering 8km of Vaal River frontage. Therefore we own some of the most beautiful and breathtaking sites and sunsets! We have the pleasure to share 2500 acres with 25 different mammal species. These include Buffalo, Giraffe, Sable, Zebra, Kudu and many more... The list is endless. So you can come and join us for a scenic game drive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Savannah Game & River Retreat

Address: Woolridge 65, Parys 9585, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Free State > Parys
Price Range: $92 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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