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Kariega Game Reserve-Settlers Drift

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Settlers Drift is one of the kind. A place you can just relax and feel at home for the few days. The staff go beyond any expectations, their customer service skills are exceptional and they can’t do enough for you. The food and drinks menu...More

Thank TownyIOM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We searched and researched our first Game drive in SA and kept coming across Kariega ... bit above what we wanted to pay but WOW! Arrival; From the moment you are greeted as you arrive .. walk into the lodge reception with open fire pits...More

Thank Micheleelaine
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Amazing staff, accommodations, amenities. Great food. Some of the best game viewing in South Africa and we had the best guide, Chris! The lodge manager got up at 4:30 a.m. to make sure we had a hot coffee and a packed breakfast to take when...More

Thank Xaghra
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Although I arrived two and a half hours delayed I was made most welcome. On the drive in we came across buffalo much to the consternation of the driver who wasn’t from settlers The roll call of wildlife carried on throughout the four nights I...More

Thank alitravls
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed fo one night / 24hrs arrived at the gate in our transfer car and on the drive to the lodge we saw so many animals , we were greeted at the settlers by the manager who gave us a guided tour of settlers...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Room Service
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
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Pool
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Bar/Lounge
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Outdoor pool
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US$982 - US$1 508 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$982 - US$1 508 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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lou b
28 March 2018|
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Response from Kay W | Reviewed this property |
We did 2 nights, which was good. 3 good game drives, plus one totally amazing one, which could not be topped! No chance at all of seeing a leopard. Staff said they had not seen one for over a year.
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lou b
20 March 2018|
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Response from Ed M | Reviewed this property |
each room has wifii as the does the common areas but its not real high speed, enough for posting a few pics for sure Leopards are very rare to see
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lauren1170
4 March 2017|
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Response from Bronwen d | Property representative |
Hi Lauren, Game drives in the early morning and late afternoon on the open vehicle mean that you need layers! Bring a warm jacket, hat, scarf and gloves. There are warm blankets and poncho's on the vehicle. You should also... More
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"They are all fabulous at Settler's Drift."
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