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Samara Private Game Reserve

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Petersburg Road, Graaff-Reinet 6280 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing can compare to this! I'm going to name names now. Veronica the manager was outstanding and Candice our most frequent waitress was the best! Jan, our guide for the game drives was utterly amazing and the perfect guide. Knowlegeable, funny and a personable and...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

It's difficult to find the words to describe the magic of Samara. We loved every second of our stay. The magic for me came in two parts; Firstly, the unforgettable luxury and attention to detail of the lodge itself. And secondly, the breathtaking beauty of...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank LailLong
Response from SamaraReserve, Owner at Samara Private Game ReserveResponded 29 August 2018

LailLong, your review brought a tear to our eye. Thank you for sharing your experience. We couldn't be happier that you felt the true magic of Samara, and on your 40th birthday no less. We hope we can welcome you back again in years to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted by Veronica on arrival, and stayed for 3 nights. Veronica was fantastic and was constantly making sure we were okay and that everything was perfect - always with a big smile! All of the staff were very friendly and attentive. It's small...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank McIntyres
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us booked over a year ago and were delighted to hear (just before our arrival) that there were Cheetah cubs at Samara. I had hope that we might see them, but was prepared for disappointment. We were not disappointed! We arrived at the...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Sharpie180
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We visited more than one lodge and did several game drives but loved this one the most by far. You don't see as many animals as in other reserves but you can tell they must live a very happy life here and have plenty of...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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A heart-stoppingly beautiful African setting awaits at the award-winning malaria-free Samara Private Game Reserve near Graaff-Reinet. Two elegant lodges lie nestled between an amphitheatre of mountains on 70,000 More acres of Great Karoo landscape with breathtaking views. Samara encompasses 4 vegetation biomes, dramatic mountains and the unique ‘Samara Mara’ - vast plateau grasslands resembling the East African Serengeti. Renowned for tracking safaris with the endangered cheetah, white & black rhino, giraffe and aardvark, other activities include birding, hiking, mountain biking & a children’s programme. We specialise in outdoor dining, whether under the stars, a picnic in the river or lunch on the mountain-top. A luxury star bed is the perfect romantic getaway. Samara also has greater purpose – the creation of a sustainable ecosystem and a landscape-scale conservation project - your support helps achieve this grand vision. Recommended minimum stay 3 nights. A safari for the soul. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
US$389 - US$763 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Samara Private Game Reserve Hotel Samara Private Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Graaff-Reinet
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
US$389 - US$763 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Samara Private Game Reserve Hotel Samara Private Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Graaff-Reinet
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Jdupreez
26 May 2018|
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Response from SamaraReserve | Property representative |
Hi Tiny. Thanks for your enquiry. The cost will depend on your chosen dates, whether there are any children in your party and which room type you choose. We have two lodges, Karoo Lodge and The Manor. We also sometimes run... More
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"I think every room is fantastic."
Nike1968
28 Oct 2018
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"Manor house for when you are in a group and the freestanding Karoo-lodges for six or less people."
antoinettepieters0
18 Oct 2018
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"Magic place"
PaulPauwen
10 Oct 2018
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"The Karoo Suites are breathtaking"
LailLong
27 Aug 2018
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