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Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and Spa

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Chobe River, Kasane Botswana See on map
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is big and has everything you need to relax after a few adventurous days in y tended camps and lodges. The water safari in Chobe was unforgettable in the sunset. The rooms are spacious with all the commodities of a resort. The spa...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2018

We reserved a triple room - which simply meant cramming a rollaway bed into a double that had very little room. Then the rollaway was missing two castors so unstable. We had to call twice to get third towel, and then a bag from another...More

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Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Ed B. Thank you for staying at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. We are sorry that your stay did not meet your expectations. We have taken note of areas where we fell short and we are taking steps to correct. We hope to...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Thank you for a truly amazing holiday. The facilities are excellent and the tours absolutely wonderful. Best of all are the staff who are all friendly and helpful. Especially Martin, Emily,Shireen and the lovely little lady who cleaned the room.

Thank Dorothy V
Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Dorothy V. Warm greetings from Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. Thank you for the full marks on Tripadvisor. Kind regards John Gray, General Manager, Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Overall it was a great stay. The food was good, the service was great and the rooms are fine, just a bit dated. The hotel was built some time ago however the rooms have been well maintained. If I was coming back to the area,...More

Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Damtcook Thank you for staying at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. The Resort is currently undergoing a phased refurbishment which will update the property once completed. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards John Gray, General Manager, Cresta Mowana Safari Resort...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights with friends. Comfortable and clean rooms. Beautiful location on the river. We did daily safaris including one by boat and saw a lot of animals. When we there it was quiet and not a lot of guests but the employees...More

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Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Chris209 Warm greetings from Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards John Gray, General Manager, Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa

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Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa situated on the banks of the mighty Chobe River in Botswana is one of southern Africa's sustainable tourism destinations where luxury exists in harmony with nature, providing ...More a unique location from which to explore the magical wonders of untamed Africa. Game, including herds of elephant, antelope, giraffe, zebras, lions, leopard and many more, roam freely in the nearby Chobe Game Park. Sunrises and sunsets in this part of the world, with the Chobe River and Namibian flood plains as a backdrop are the substance of dreams. Birdlife is in abundance. Bird species unique to this part of southern Africa can be seen on the property as well as on the banks of the Mighty Chobe River. In 2018, the Resort will undergo refurbishment which will be done in phases to avoid inconveniencing guests. The Resort will be open throughout. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
Laundry Service
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Outdoor pool
Breakfast included
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Certificate of Excellence
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US$ 452 - US$ 769 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Mowana Safari Lodge
Also Known As
Mowana Safari Hotel Kasane
Mowana Safari Lodge
Botswana > North-West District > Kasane
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22 July 2017|
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Response from Margaret A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can't help you with this one but I'm sure the hotel will be able to tell you as we found them very helpful
13 March 2017|
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Response from laurendan73 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - we were safaried out by the time we reached Cresta - so we didn't go on a safari but the boat cruise down the mighty Choebe River was excellent and we saw amazing game so I would definitely recommend that!
13 March 2017|
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Response from Lindsay T | Reviewed this property |
The Safaris in the Chobe area are second to none, I suggest getting the boat cruise in the morning when the animal life is awakening and the water is like glass, but then again the sunsets from your boat whilst enjoying are... More
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"All rooms seem to be have good views."
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"At this stage rooms in the South wing as there is daytime noise in the North wing due to renovations"
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"A room close to reception downstairs with a balcony with river views"
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"Choose top floors for best views of the river."
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