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Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and Spa

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“chobe river”(128 reviews)
“mopani worms”(8 reviews)
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Stayed here for 4 nights whilst doing a Pangolin Photo Safari tour. Amazing Lobby and Restaurant/Bar building with a giant Boab tree as a centre piece. Rooms are spacious with TV, fridge private balcony overlooking river. Meals at the restaurant are very good buffet style...More

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Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 16 November 2016

Dear Lindsay T. Thank you for staying at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. We are delighted to receive full marks on Tripadvisor. We were honoured to have you as our guest. We hope to see you again. Kind regards John Gray | GM, Cresta...More

Reviewed 19 October 2016

Stayed here 3 nights and enjoyed 2 game drives and sunset river cruise from the hotel. Lots of choice for breakfast. Stir fries for dinner were always available cooked to your choice (which were nice) however by the last night we were starting to get...More

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Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 16 November 2016

Dear Laura E. Greetings from Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa Thank you for rating your experience with us on Tripadvisor. We were honoured to have you as our guest. Thank you for highlighting areas where we can do better. These are being attended to....More

Reviewed 14 October 2016

Located in Kasane and near to the airport.....it is a royal, majestic resort.........The name Mowana has been taken from the popular local tree, Mowana.... Infact there is a very old Mowana in front of the hotel, beautifully lit up..... Everything is unique with this hotel........More

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Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 16 November 2016

Dear Justin454 Thank you for awarding us full marks on Tripadvisor. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa Enjoy your travels. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards John Gray | GM, Cresta Mowana Safari Resort...More

Reviewed 12 October 2016

A beautiful setting on the Chobe river with very attractive main building There is a private dock for the sunset river cruises Mowana offers game drives 2x per day and a sunset cruise each day so we did two morning game drives and two sunset...More

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Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 16 November 2016

Dear JD419 Greetings from Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. Thank you for detailing your experience on Tripadvisor. We are sorry that our food offering and staff did not live up to expectations. Our executive chef is on the constant look out for innovative ways...More

Reviewed 10 October 2016

Of course the first thing that hits you in the face when you enter (after the golf course along the driveway) is the huge Baobab tree in the courtyard/hotel centre. The entire hotel is laid out with a African/Safari theme with lots of wood on...More

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Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 16 November 2016

Dear Kwan_Nyom Greetings from Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa Thank you for staying with us. We are delighted to note that you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate your commendation of our staff especially Gomolemo. We look forward to welcoming you back in...More

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lovetotravel132016
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
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Sylvesta222
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!
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Sylvesta222
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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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