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Samara Private Game Reserve

Petersburg Road, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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        US$440
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        Overview
        • Excellent83%
        • Very good9%
        • Average4%
        • Poor1%
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        “karoo lodge” (43 reviews)
        “on foot” (29 reviews)
        “game reserve” (24 reviews)
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        Breakfast included
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        Reviewed 6 days ago

        I’ve had dreams of vast, brown plains sprawling with dense thickets; mountains and their shadows sheltering teaming communities of wild animals. Somewhere, out there in South Africa, the Great Karoo is enduring, standing the test of time despite the invasion of the human race. Along...More

        Thank Mikail B
        Response from SamaraReserve, Owner at Samara Private Game Reserve

        Dear Mikail B, thank you for your detailed and poetic review! We are delighted that you believe Samara to be a quintessential South African experience. Thank you for conveying part of Samara's magic, and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, the...More

        Property's Favourite Review
        Reviewed 1 April 2017

        Samara is special in all respects. The setting, in the mountains and rolling hills of the Karoo Desert, is outstanding. The lodge is well kept and inviting. The meal venues (sometimes on the veranda, sometimes on the lawn, sometimes in the dining room) are chosen...More

        Thank terrymarc
        Response from SamaraReserve, Owner at Samara Private Game Reserve

        Dear terrymarc, thank you for the high praise. We are thrilled that your stay at Samara was a highlight of your trip to Africa. We hope to welcome you back one day! Kind regards, Team Samara

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        Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

        We stayed at Samara for 5 nights (in the Sibella suites) and were thoroughly looked after from start to finish. The views are fantastic; you get a true safari experience and can get really close to the wild animals, all brilliantly overseen and explained by...More

        Thank A TripAdvisor Member
        Response from SamaraReserve, Owner at Samara Private Game Reserve

        Dear visitor, thank you for your lovely review of Samara. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time at Samara and were able to get an insight into the history and vision of the reserve. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, the...More

        Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

        Totally breathtaking. Be warned - you will fall in love with this place: the landscapes are unbeatable, the sunsets fantastic, and the stars...! Just the best. The highlight of our stay was the game drives and we had some incredibly special sightings, the memories of...More

        Thank Laura D
        Response from SamaraReserve, Owner at Samara Private Game Reserve

        Dear Laura D, Thank you for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure to have you both to stay with us. Looking forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind regards, Team Samara

        Reviewed 5 weeks ago

        It is impossible to describe the tranquility felt at this South African gem. The staff really go out of their way to make you feel special and pampered, I honestly cannot recall one member of the Samara team without a smile on their face. The...More

        1  Thank Richard H
        Response from SamaraReserve, Owner at Samara Private Game Reserve

        Dear Richard H, many thanks for your lovely review. We are thrilled that you managed to see Chilli and her cubs and that you enjoyed our famous Karoo hospitality. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Team Samara

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        • Free Parking
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        • Free Internet
        • Breakfast included
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        • Breakfast included
        • Laundry Service
        • Multilingual Staff
        • Babysitting
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        • Refrigerator in room
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        • US$317 - US$1 327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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        • Eastern Cape >
        • Graaff-Reinet
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        Room Tips
        "Try to get a room inside the actual Karoo Lodge, not in one of the external chalets."
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        "The fourposter bed room. Large airy. All rooms lead out to wide veranda"
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        "3 luxury chalets and 2 smaller ones - if privacy an issue for you rather select those. But I loved being in..."
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        "We stayed in one of the cottages. Nice views."
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