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New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Very good reception by all staff members we interacted with. Showing true value for our culture and kindness as Batswana. I will definitely recommend Mowana to friends and families. Mowana Safari resort and Spa is value for money

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Goitseonem189 Thank you for staying at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. We were honoured to have you as our guest. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards John Gray | GM, Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The staff at the restaurant and bar should be tought on diversity of different guests. Improve on quick service and customer service. Otherwise this facility is a world class, modern and the best in Africa.

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Evanslelentok Greetings from Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback on suggestions for improvement in our service. We look forward to welcoming you back in future. Kind regards John Gray | GM, Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 18 July 2016

From the moment we arrived, with warm face towels and cocktail drinks, to our departure we had an amazing experience. The resort itself was welcoming, comfortable and beautiful. Sunset views and game experiences were out of this world. Thank you for the memories.

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Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear X9782IBshanem We were honoured to have you and your family staying with us. We are delighted to note that you had an amazing experience and that you found our resort welcoming, comfortable and beautiful. Kind regards John Gray | GM, Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Don't hesitate and express your feelings to the staff if things are not to your satisfaction. I travel internationally 4 to 5 times a year throughout Europe, Asia, North and South America and have never paid for a 5 star property as much as I paid for this room. I did not mind the rate, but when I entered the...

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Dear Alejandro Z. Greetings from Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. Thank you for reviewing your stay on Tripadvisor. We are pleased to note that you enjoyed your complimentary upgrade. We look forward to welcoming you back. Until then, enjoy your travels. Kind regards John Gray | GM, Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa

Kasane, Botswana
Reviewed 11 July 2016

i have been using Cresta Mowana for the past seven years, the hotel is very good. the rooms are so clean, nice food and very friendly staff. i will recommend the hotel to any one who wishes to have a outstanding experience

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Dear 863tendanim It is always a pleasure to welcome you back to Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. We are honoured to have been your hosts for the past seven years in the Chobe area. We are always delighted to welcome back our returning guests. Thank you for recommending our resort. We look forward to seeing you soon. Kind regards...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This hotel is the flag ship of the Cresta group. I have been staying with this group for the past 17 years. Good hotel management, friendly general managers & staff, who go the extra mile. Have held many successful electrical road shows with Cresta & used their off-site catering services.

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Dear Alan S. Greetings from Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. Thank you for staying with the Cresta group of hotels for the past 17 years. We value the support you have afforded us over the years. It is always an honour for us to welcome you back. Kind regards Jonathan Cox | Group Operations Manager | Cresta Hotels

Eastham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The Cresta Mowana Resort has a nice outdoor ambience. The lobby is an open space centered on a big baobab tree. The decks and walks take you down to beautiful pools and the Chobe River beyond them. The location provides quick access to the Chobe National Park for games drives and to cruises on the river itself.The water draws large...

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Dear CapeCarl Warms Greetings from Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa on the banks of the Chobe River. We are pleased to note that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were able to experience the wonders of the area including game drives and river cruises. We look forward to seeing you again in the not too distant...

Reviewed 4 July 2016

it is the best of the best .... didn't expect the good accommodation and good people ....and the place is very perfect best sunset and view....the river is very very perfect....best food ever really enjoined

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Dear ISWIZA Thank you for sharing your experience at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa with the Tripadvisor travel community. We appreciate the full marks you have awarded us. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards John Gray | GM, Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa

Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I am originally from Botswana and sadly only after 23 years we did a road trip and went up North to Kasane with my family and I must say it was thee best thing to do :) the drive had some exciting views of elephants on the road and lions on the side of the road:) We stayed at Mowana...

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Dear Faaiza3 We are delighted that you finally made it up North to enjoy the peaceful beauty of Botswana in Kasane. We were honoured to host you and your family at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Kind regards John Gray |GM, Cresta Mowana Safari Resort &...

Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We chose to stay here for the glorious safari trips on offer.To our pleasant surprise the resort also offers spa indulgence.We had the best massage ever and complimented with a swim on the pool nearby.Gym afficcionados won't be disappointed as it's next to the spa too.

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Dear Jules0731 Warm greetings from Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. We are delighted that you enjoyed the spa indulgence amidst the safari. We were honoured to have you as our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Kind regards John Gray |GM, Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. Facilities at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa include 110 luxury air conditioned bedrooms and 4 suites all with river views, a 9 hole golf course and fully equipped spa. Each guest room has a private balcony. In these tranquil surroundings you will come to experience true comfort, superb accommodation, gourmet cuisine and African inspired menus and only the best in personalised 'African-style' service. Play a round of golf on the famous golf course or enjoy bird watching on the banks of the mighty Chobe River. Take time to interact with the un-spoilt natural and beautiful surroundings while enjoying a leisurely massage at the Mowana Spa. All 110 bedrooms and four suites boast spectacular river views and have been tastefully decorated in an ethnic style to compliment the natural ambiance. Both the Serondella Restaurant and Savuti cocktail bar overlook the Chobe River and Namibian flood plains, the ultimate place to watch the abundant wildlife gathering at twilight. The Spa at Cresta Mowana is beautifully designed, featuring natural textures and ethnic elements. It is in harmony with the surrounding Chobe National park, a serene space that offers sanctuary from the stresses of life. With four private treatment rooms complemented by a raised deck overlooking the mighty Chobe River on which open air pampering sessions are highly recommended, the Mowana Spa offers state of the art facilities and a range of Clarens treatments and therapies that will have you spoilt for choice. Life doesn't get much better than this. Day trips can be organized to Victoria Falls, just 80 kilometres away from Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and Spa

Address: Chobe River, Kasane, Botswana (Formerly Mowana Safari Lodge)
Region: Botswana > North-West District > Kasane
Price Range: ₹ 27,940 - ₹ 42,461 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 114
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Also Known As:
Mowana Safari Hotel Kasane
Mowana Safari Lodge
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“near reception otherwise long walk to rooms”
mikeswallow01, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“facing the river.”
stevep1cape, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms from number 300 are closer to the parking area.”
, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“go to spa for infinity pool.”
alastrequestgrimbo, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Beware of the HOT plates at the buffet.”
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