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Serondella Game Lodge

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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North Reading, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would give this place 6 stars if I could. Monica & Chewie are the ultimate hosts, the lodge is stunning. There are only 4 "huts" so it's a very intimate place but it's incredibly luxurious & so peaceful. You have a perfect view of the watering hole from the deck & it's incredible to watch the animals just come...

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Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Serondella as part of an wedding weekend. We found Staff fantastic and friendly and certainly went out of their way to make our stay wonderful. It was not the 'normal' game viewing weekend, but sitting on our deck provided for special sightings.

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Melrose, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to express just how good an experience I had at Serondella. Every element was simply flawless. From the first drumbeat of your arrival, you're in for a treat. Extraordinary and spotless rooms. Great food. Monica and Chewy took care of every need. Every game drive was fabulous. Every moment at the lodge magical. Simple perfect.

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a wonderful two nights at Serondella recently. Monica and Chewie provide a highly personal experience. We were greeted warmly and shown to our rooms, a comfortable three bedroom cottage in the grounds. The resort only takes eight people at a time which makes for an intimate and personal experience. The game drives were the obvious highlight. Chewie is...

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Portland, OR
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We spent an amazing 3 days at Serondella recently (early Mar 2017) and I'm not sure that a 5-star review really even gives this resort enough credit. I'm also wishing that we had been able to spend more time there. Monica and Chewie provided an incredible, highly personal experience that is something we will never forget. It was particularly satisying...

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Surprise, Arizona
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We spent 3 days at Serondella and could have easily spent a week. Ron, Shelly, and Jeffrey were wonderful. This is a 5-star plus resort in every aspect. B,L,D were gourmet, not just good. This was a pre-trip extension as part of OAT. We saw the BIG 5 in the first 2 days, and much more. Ron answered every question,...

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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This breathing destination, in Serondella-has the MOST amazing host and hostess (Monica and Chewy) what a great couple! They treat the guest like kings and queen's - we were so blessed having them. On your day of arrival, guest are welcomed, with big smiles, welcome drinks and drums playing the background. Rooms are exquisite with attention to detail. Thank you...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Could not agree more with recent reviews. Top class on every level. Monica and Chewie are funny, informative, thoughtful, low key individuals who make you feel so at home. Food excellent, accommodation and location all perfect. To Chewie and Conraight thanks for making the game drives truly special and quite exciting but also giving enough time to enjoy the beautiful...

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Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Love the place and the managers. A good Safari has everything to do with good trackers and rangers. And Serondella has them both. We saw the big 5 (so, including the Black Rino) and there was also continual attention for the small five! We'll go back

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Boston, Ma
Reviewed 26 November 2016

This was our second trip to Sarandella in three years and the standards remain high and the experience superb. First let me acknowledge the great ledership team at the lodge. Chewie, the ranger, lived and breathed this lifestyle. He ensured that we saw the best of the best, he was informative and funny. The tracker, Conright, was knowledgeable and communicative...

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Serondella Game Lodge, Thornybush Game Reserve, is a four star superior lodge set in the heart of the African bushveld. Offering fantastic big 5 game viewing, exquisite African cuisine and personalized service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Serondella Game Lodge

Address: Thornybush Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Price Range: $922 - $1,060 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Serondella Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Lion room on the right of main complex had best views of the waterhole”
242robc, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“They are all great -- the lodge caters to no more than five couples”
breeze_of_wind, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the waterhole if possible but all rooms are good!”
pranger58, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Waterview suite”
916Scooby, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I enjoyed my room which was separate from others, had a private deck off the back.”
LindaL135, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
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