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    Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

    Savute Channel, Chobe National Park, Botswana
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent83%
    • Very good12%
    • Average3%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    Room Service
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    Ghoha Hills Savuti
    232 reviews
    #1 of 20 Speciality lodging in Chobe National Park
     
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    399 reviews
    #2 of 20 Speciality lodging in Chobe National Park
     
    Camp Savuti
    122 reviews
    #11 of 20 Speciality lodging in Chobe National Park
     
    Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero
    248 reviews
    #6 of 20 Speciality lodging in Chobe National Park
     
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    1 - 5 of 119 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Our family of four stayed at this lodge as well as Belmond Eagle Island. This is definitely the poor relation in that it has not been refurbished in some time I would say. Nevertheless, it's got a lovely feel, the rooms are big and the...More

    Thank PerthKerry
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Friends referred us here with the plan of staying two nights however were only able to stay one. The drive on the dirt road took over three hours (70km) due to excessive rain - most parts were almost washed out - 4WD only at that...More

    Thank AussieTraveller1313
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We arrived here from Eagle Island Lodge which had been first class and very luxurious so spent a lot of time comparing the two lodges and unfortunately Savute fell short. The property is looking tired and in need of renovation although the bedrooms are lovely....More

    Thank Denise E
    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

    Dear Denise E, Thank you for your review, we are delighted that you had such a fantastic game drive with Mighty, you indeed had really good sightings! We will be investing into the lodge during the latter part of 2017, we have invested into our...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    I cannot put into words how amazing this place is. The staff are extraordinary, the quality of the lodges is amazing and given the remoteness of the location, the quality of the food they manage to produce is frankly remarkable. Elephants wander up to the...More

    Thank Julian S
    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

    Dear Julian S, Thank you for your fantastic review of your recent visit to the lodge, and also your compliments for Robert, we will be sure to let him know! We hope to welcome you back again soon and you are welcome to keep up...More

    Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile
    Google Translation

    L'offerta a cinque stella. Ottima esperienza a contatto con la natura. Due uscite in jeep al giorno. Una all'alba è...More

    Thank 65corrado26
    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge
    Google Translation

    Caro 65corrado26 Grazie per l'ottima recensione del nostro recente soggiorno con noi e il comportamento di elefante al lodge è...More

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    #2 of 20 Speciality lodging in Chobe National Park
     
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    • Pool
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    • US$1 270 - US$2 285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 8
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    Room & Suite (11)
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    GrandmaAudrey
    Since this lodge is within Chobe National Park are night drives permitted? Also, can the game drive vehicles be driven off road? I think I read that these two activities are not permitted in national parks, only in private reserves.
    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
    when is the best time of year to go ...pros and con of different months please? I am very interested in seeing elephants thanks!
    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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