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    Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

    Savute Channel, Chobe National Park, Botswana
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          • Average3%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible1%
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          Ghoha Hills Savuti
          241 reviews
          #1 of 20 Speciality lodging in Chobe National Park
           
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          414 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
          251 reviews
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          21 - 25 of 123 reviews

          Reviewed 30 May 2016

          A place in heaven. The rooms are very luxurious, romantic and spotless, You can’t think off something and it is present. The terrace is big and the view breathtaking, always action going on in front of your room, elephants, buffalo’s impale’s, kudu, … All food...More

          Thank grotereiziger
          Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

          Dear grotereiziger, It fills our hearts with such joy reading a review such as yours, and we are so delighted that you found 'a place in heaven' in Botswana. There is something uniquely divine about the country isn't there! Mighty has been with the company...More

          Reviewed 12 May 2016

          We went to Savute Elephant Lodge after visiting Eagle Island Lodge which are both part of Belmond Safaris. I was a bit concerned that I would be disappointed in the lodge as we just came from the newly rebuilt Eagle Island Lodge. Even though Savute...More

          Thank Renier F
          Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

          Dear Renier F, Thank you for taking the time to review all the lodges you visited during your recent safari and also your positive feedback of Savute. All three lodges offer such a diverse experience, and Savute offers such wonderful safari activities, as you noted...More

          Reviewed 13 April 2016

          Traveled to Botswana and stayed in 3 different lodges in chose, Okavango delta and the noemi game reserves staying 2 nights in each lodge and using the airstrips to fly between the lodges. Having also completed an escorted drive safari I think I missed out...More

          Thank Sezsunshine
          Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

          Dear Sezsunshine, Thank you for your wonderful reviews of our lodges. We are delighted that you had such excellent wildlife sightings during your game drives and that you were so well looked after by our staff. We do hope to see you back again soon,...More

          Reviewed 9 April 2016

          This is a beautiful property with an amazing staff. The accommodations, service and food were beyond expectation. The water holes are visible from your deck and from the dining areas for a non-stop parade of animals.More

          Thank OlGreyMare
          Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

          Dear OlGreyMare, Thank you for your review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and the animal sightings at the lodge. With the ever changing water levels at the lodge, the recent rainfalls has had a wonderful impact on the sightings in...More

          Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

          We just left this camp after spending the worst 24 hours of my life. My wife arrived very sick and there was no doctors 200 kilometres around. Katrijn Muys and Jeroen Nys acted like a perfectly coordinated emergency hospital team and provided first aids to...More

          Thank mrgoldwind
          Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

          Dear Mr mrgoldwind, Thank you for this wonderful complement and review. We do hope your wife is feeling better and glad that our management team was there to support you through this difficult time. You are welcome back anytime, and we will look after you....More

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          #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
          251 reviews
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          • US$1,203 - US$2,241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 8
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          • Botswana >
          • North-West District >
          • Chobe National Park
          • Also Known As
          • Savute Elephant Camp By Orient-Express Hotel Chobe National Park
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          Savute Reserve
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          1.19 km away
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          57.62 km away
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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.
          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
          when is the best time of year to go ...pros and con of different months please? I am very interested in seeing elephants thanks!
          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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          "Room 9 has excellent all around views"
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          "Africa at its luxurious best"
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          "Every tent/lodge is great!"
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          "Rooms closer to the main lodge have a closer view of the waterhole - but none of them would disappoint."
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