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    Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

    Savute Channel, Chobe National Park, Botswana
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    31 - 35 of 106 reviews

    Reviewed 23 November 2015

    Highly professionell and friendly staff. Very good game drives, Good food, nice rooms decent luxurious. We really enjoyed our stay, I just can recommend this place. Animals were right in front of the lodge and we were right into the sometimes ruel nature.

    Thank Michael F
    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant LodgeResponded 22 February 2016

    Dear Michael F, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are delighted that you had such a great holiday with us. Thank you also for your review of our Belmond Eagle Island Lodge; we do appreciate the recognition of excellence. Warm regards Louise Pheiffer

    Reviewed 23 November 2015

    This lodge is very luxurious, everything was perfect, tents which are big and warm, staff which was excellent and friendly, morning coffee brought to bed, extraordinary safaris, dinners and drinks were just right.

    1  Thank IIM612
    Reviewed 9 November 2015

    We were a little thrown off arriving at Savute to find the channel dry (especially after coming directly from Khwai River) but our stay turned out to be magnificent. The game viewing was National Geographic quality, the food was inspired, the staff was sweet and...More

    2  Thank GaylB2014
    Reviewed 24 October 2015

    We spent 3 nights here with friends. The attention to detail and the personal service was the best I've experienced. Onx, Polly, Goppy and their team made our stay unforgettable. Within minutes of arriving everyone knew us by our first names. Rooms are first world,...More

    1  Thank Mark C
    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant LodgeResponded 26 October 2015

    Dear Mark C, Thank you for taking the time to share this excellent review of your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that you had such great sightings and service from our staff. They are passionate about the...More

    Reviewed 23 October 2015

    A great lodge but the Savute channel has stopped flowing again and the view from the "tents" is of a dry river bed. Vast herds of buffalo have moved elsewhere. Our other disappointment is that they are not allowed to do night drives. Belmond's Khwai...More

    1  Thank mistress_marple
    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant LodgeResponded 26 October 2015

    Dear Mistress_marple, Thank you for taking the time to share your review of your recent stay at our Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge. The Savute Channel's seasonal ebb and flow remains one of Botswana's mysteries... it was dormant for close on 30 years and started flowing...More

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    • USD 208 - USD 2,245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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    GrandmaAudrey
    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
    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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