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    Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and Spa

    Chobe River, Kasane, Botswana
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    Overview
    • Excellent31%
    • Very good46%
    • Average16%
    • Poor5%
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    “chobe river” (116 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    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...More

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    Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 19 July 2016

    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...More

    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 experienceMore

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    Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 19 July 2016

    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....More

    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 &...More

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    Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 19 July 2016

    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...More

    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...More

    Thank CapeCarl
    Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 19 July 2016

    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...More

    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 enjoinedMore

    Thank ISWIZA
    Response from Cresta_Hotels_Group, Manager at Cresta Mowana Safari Resort and SpaResponded 5 July 2016

    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...More

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    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Hot Tub
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    • US$ 495 - US$ 725 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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    • Botswana >
    • North-West District >
    • Kasane
    • Also Known As
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    • Mowana Safari Lodge
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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
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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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    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 good river views"
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    "Ask for a river view room (although we didn't, and still enjoyed it). Suggest 1st floor vs ground floor."
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    "the rooms closest to reception have the best wifi"
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    "Would ask for a room closer to the reception area, otherwise as it is a large hotel can be quite a walk in..."
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