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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Third visit to Savute already planning fourth !. Had six wonderful nights this time. Lucky Setch Lettie Kenneth and all the staff treat us like family ,every wish is granted, We shared many laughs .But the highlight has to be our guide Baba, an amazing gentleman. Funny kind patient and extremely knowledgeable. Birds were very plentiful due to all the...

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Julich, Germany
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We have been there from 30th Sep to 3rd Oct 2016. Everything was perfect: rooms, service, animals, guides, safari tours, management. And the location and the views on the animals was unbelievable and the experience was beyond words. Great guides, the committed and competent Manager, the location and the animals made this lodge the one we remember most. Sabine and...

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Riley_81_10, Marketing Assistant at Savute Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear dieterwillbold Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Savute Safari Lodge. The comments are fantastic and I know the staff will be really pleased to read such wonderful comments. Thank you again and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind regards The Desert and Delta Safaris Team

Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Savute Safari Lodge is in the midst of a vast national park and a rather bumpy drive from the airstrip. From the cottages, the pool, and the Viewing Deck, you can watch elephants and other animals come to the adjacent waterhole. At night, the hyenas bark and howl from the nearby sand ridge. Giraffes, impala, and more elephants appear along...

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Riley_81_10, Marketing Assistant at Savute Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 12trvlgirl Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay at Savute Safari Lodge. the feedback is greatly appreciated and will be shared with the managers. I am pleased to hear you had such great wildlife sightings. The deck is an absolute treat to be able to relax and enjoy a drink while you watch...

Bergen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Lovely lodge, great staff and guide. The singing and dancing of the staff before dinner was so lovely and festive, food was excellent. We have seen lots of animals including a pride of lions of 16, the lion cubs were playing with each other so we have been watching this for quite some time, so special. We met the giant...

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Dear limburg353 Thank you for coming back to stay with us at Savute Safari Lodge. It is always so great to read about our guests who return to share the Savute magic with us. It is truly something special to sit on the deck and watch the elephants come in their numbers to drink. Thank you again for staying with...

Winterthur, Switzerland
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Savute lodge was our first stay at Botswana. The lodge offered excellent food and accommodation. The staff was very friendly and making us feel most welcome. The waterhole in front of the dining area was amazing. One evening there were about sixty elephants who came to drink water. Our guide for the three days was Baba, who was excellent. Very...

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Riley_81_10, Marketing Assistant at Savute Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear RobertuElsa Thank you for choosing to stay with Desert and Delta Safaris for your first trip to Botswana. Being able to enjoy the treasures of Savute Safari Lodge must have made for some great memories and photographs. I will be sure to share the great feedback with Baba and the team. Thank you for taking the time to write...

United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Words are just not enough to explain this amazing lodge, its in a perfect location overlooking the river where animals are frequent visitors and where one can see action!. The dining area has full view of the river and you feel up close to nature. We had elephants drinking near us. I loved this Lodge. The staff are just amazing,...

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Riley_81_10, Marketing Assistant at Savute Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear UMANGGOSSAIN Thank you for the wonderful review from your stay at Savute Safari Lodge. I am sure you have had a excellent time travelling through all of our camps and experiencing all that Desert and Delta Safaris has to offer. I will share the positive feedback with the team at Savute, it is always such a great motivator for...

Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We travelled with 2 other couples and stayed at this amazing place from October 6-10, 2016. The overall experience was certainly hard to top. From the moment we landed at the Savute air strip we were overwhelmed by the kindness and service from all of the staff. Our guide, Obed was professional and knowledgable and made our twice daily game...

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Dear senorjim Thank you for the wonderful review from your stay at Savute Safari Lodge. I am pleased to hear that you had such a wonderful time and got to enjoy the choir too. Our company is very lucky to have such excellent and motivated staff members. I will definitely share the feedback with the team. Thank you for choosing...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 November 2016

In Botswana, we stayed at 3 safari Lodges – Savute, Xakanaxa and Xugana – owned by Desert & Delta (who have 8 lodges and are part of a larger Botswanan company Chobe Holdings – who also own Safari Air amongst other things). Booking three lodges with Desert & Delta made transit between the camps very straight forward and enable us...

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Claremont, California
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The heat and aridity were intense, uncomfortable for us at midday (no A/C) BUT the plus is that animals come in for water to two water holes filled from bore holes and maintained by the lodge. Day and night we had elephants and giraffes, impala and buffalo, birds and big cats and many others just beyond our spacious deck. If...

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Riley_81_10, Marketing Assistant at Savute Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear R00catt Thank you for another great review of one of our camps. Savute Safari Lodge is in the heart of the Chobe National Park and has many opportunities for wildlife interaction. Having the waterholes at the lodge allows for exceptional sightings right from the deck. I will be sure to share with the team at Savute. Thank you for...

Reviewed 19 October 2016

We have never been in Botswana, it is our first trip to this amazing country, to the wonderful world of nature, animals and people! first our camp was Savute SAfari Lodge. Wonderful welcome, the best rooms with stunning views of the walking animals. Savuti staff as one big family and you feel like a part of it. You feel like...

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Dear Татьяна К Thank you for visiting our beautiful country and choosing to stay with us as Savute Safari Lodge. Its sounds like your first trip to Botswana was a memorable and successful one. I will be sure to share the great feedback with Baba and the rest of the Savute Team. Thank you again for staying with us and...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
To ensure a private and relaxing environment, Savute Safari Lodge accommodates just twenty-four guests in twelve thatched chalets built of local timber. The chalets, which have been elegantly furnished in calm neutral tones to blend with the natural environment, feature expansive private decks, a combined bedroom and lounge area and en suite facilities. Your stay at Savute Safari Lodge is fully inclusive of accommodation, all meals, drinks, national park entry fees, scheduled activities, laundry service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Savute Safari Lodge

Address: Savute Channel | Savuti Area, Chobe National Park, Chobe National Park none, Botswana
Region: Botswana > North-West District > Chobe National Park
Price Range: $2,558 - $2,580 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Savute Safari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Cottages with a waterhole view are preferable.”
 of 5 bubbles 12trvlgirl, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All cabins are beautifully situated”
 of 5 bubbles limburg353, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All are same”
 of 5 bubbles UMANGGOSSAIN, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the lodges look out over the water hole.”
 of 5 bubbles 543richardc, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“My choice would be the rooms directly overlooking the waterholes”
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