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    Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

    Savute Channel, Chobe National Park, Botswana
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent83%
          • Very good12%
          • Average3%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible1%
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          #1 of 20 Speciality lodging in Chobe National Park
           
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          414 reviews
          #2 of 20 Speciality lodging in Chobe National Park
           
          Camp Savuti
          122 reviews
          #11 of 20 Speciality lodging in Chobe National Park
           
          Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero
          251 reviews
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          1 - 5 of 123 reviews

          Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

          We weren't even guests of this resort (we stayed at SLK) but needed some help. When we dropped by Lindsey was very warm and welcoming. Very much appreciate the help out in the deep, deep bush when there are a lot of options!

          Thank Aydupreez
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          Charming first class Lodge in Chobe National Park in Botswana. Had incredible safari sightings and greatly enjoyed the sage-scented morning game drives. Saw a leopard hunt his lunch and heard a lion roar from 6-feet away! Unbelievable!

          Thank HX M
          Reviewed 21 April 2017

          Our family of four stayed at this lodge as well as Belmond Eagle Island. This is definitely the poor relation in that it has not been refurbished in some time I would say. Nevertheless, it's got a lovely feel, the rooms are big and the...More

          Thank PerthKerry
          Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

          Dear PerthKerry, Thank you for your review and we agree that the game viewing at Savute is excellent, so much so that Nat Geo Wild filmed a documentary "Savage Kingdom' about the predators in the area, and has been nominated for a few awards too!...More

          Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

          Friends referred us here with the plan of staying two nights however were only able to stay one. The drive on the dirt road took over three hours (70km) due to excessive rain - most parts were almost washed out - 4WD only at that...More

          Thank AussieTraveller1313
          Reviewed 31 March 2017

          We arrived here from Eagle Island Lodge which had been first class and very luxurious so spent a lot of time comparing the two lodges and unfortunately Savute fell short. The property is looking tired and in need of renovation although the bedrooms are lovely....More

          Thank Denise E
          Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

          Dear Denise E, Thank you for your review, we are delighted that you had such a fantastic game drive with Mighty, you indeed had really good sightings! We will be investing into the lodge during the latter part of 2017, we have invested into our...More

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          • US$1,203 - US$2,241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 8
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          • Botswana >
          • North-West District >
          • Chobe National Park
          • Also Known As
          • Savute Elephant Camp By Orient-Express Hotel Chobe National Park
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          Savute Reserve
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          1.19 km away
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          57.62 km away
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          GrandmaAudrey
          Since this lodge is within Chobe National Park are night drives permitted? Also, can the game drive vehicles be driven off road? I think I read that these two activities are not permitted in national parks, only in private reserves.
          19 August 2016|
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          Response from LouisePheiffer | Property representative |
          Dear GrandmaAudry, You are correct. Our lodge is located in the Savute region of the Chobe National Park, and we are restricted by park rules to stay on the permitted roads and we have to be off the roads by sunset. We... More
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          oknot2
          when is the best time of year to go ...pros and con of different months please? I am very interested in seeing elephants thanks!
          6 September 2015|
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          Response from LouisePheiffer | Property representative |
          Dear Oknot2, The best time to visit our lodges are between July and October, but the elephants are almost a guarantee sighting all year round, especially at our Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge. The Trip Advisor posting... More
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          "Rooms closer to the main lodge have a closer view of the waterhole - but none of them would disappoint."
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