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    Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

    Savute Channel, Chobe National Park, Botswana
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    1 - 5 of 106 reviews

    Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

    four days at this lodge in Chobe National Park. The vehicles, the guides, the lodge were all over-the-top. We saw many lions (one roared just yards from our Land Cruiser), lots of elephants, zebra, giraffe, and our first leopard......They'd had a particularly wet rainy season...More

    Thank PegJohnston
    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear PegJohnston, Thank you for your fabulous review and your incredible sightings! Seeing a leopard is such a treat, they can be extremely elusive, so happy that you managed to find her. Thank you again for all your incredible reviews, and we will be sure...More

    Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

    We weren't even guests of this resort (we stayed at SLK) but needed some help. When we dropped by Lindsey was very warm and welcoming. Very much appreciate the help out in the deep, deep bush when there are a lot of options!

    Thank Aydupreez
    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Aydupreez, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. It was our pleasure to help you and we hope you had a safe journey back home. Warm regards Louise Pheiffer

    Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

    Charming first class Lodge in Chobe National Park in Botswana. Had incredible safari sightings and greatly enjoyed the sage-scented morning game drives. Saw a leopard hunt his lunch and heard a lion roar from 6-feet away! Unbelievable!More

    Thank HX M
    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear HX M, Thank you for your fabulous review! The predators in the area are extremely active and how wonderful that you saw a leopard hunt, that is incredible! We hope to welcome you back again soon and you are welcome to keep up to...More

    Reviewed 20 April 2017

    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
    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant LodgeResponded 26 April 2017

    Dear PerthKerry, Thank you for your review and we agree that the game viewing at Savute is excellent, so much so that Nat Geo Wild filmed a documentary "Savage Kingdom' about the predators in the area, and has been nominated for a few awards too!...More

    Reviewed 16 April 2017 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

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    • US$825 - US$2,245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • North-West District >
    • Chobe National Park
    • Also Known As
    • Savute Elephant Camp By Orient-Express Hotel Chobe National Park
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    GrandmaAudrey
    18 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
    5 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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