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    Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

    Savute Channel, Chobe National Park, Botswana
    011 27 21 483 1600
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    1 - 5 of 113 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    You can have breakfast here with a view to the elephants, amazing staff, singing at night very delicious food! It is a quaint hotel for sure! You can’t go alone to the room in the dark because of the animals that might be in the...More

    Thank Alice C
    Reviewed 20 October 2017

    My wife and I recently stayed 4 nights here. The position of the lodge is outstanding- we absolutely loved it . Overlooking a waterhole , the countless views of elephants and buffalo are absolutely fascinating. Although very pleasant , the lodge needed a little updating...More

    Thank MrGrumpy76
    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant LodgeResponded 25 October 2017

    Dear Mr Grumpy76, Thank you for yet another lovely review, we cannot thank you enough for the time invested to share all your reviews with us. It's such an exciting time for us, the lodge should be receiving a full refurbishment soon, keeping the heart...More

    Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

    Savuti camp is truly a remarkable place for the game (safari) as it offers a myriad of cats and mammals in the area to be immortalized. The hotel has a water pool down below for the animals so many of them gather (specially elefants) at...More

    Thank TrueInspectors
    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant LodgeResponded 25 October 2017

    Dear TrueInspectors, Thank you for your review of your stay at Savute, and we are delighted that you had such fabulous sightings from the lodge, the water hole is great attraction for wildlife to the lodge. We apologize for the disappointing lodge experience you had,...More

    Reviewed 17 August 2017

    Spent three nights and 3 days in middle of July ( the dry / winter season). The best trip I've ever done. The rooms ("tents") are comfortable, heated / airconditioned, with wood floors, indoor and outdoor showers, king sized, comfortable beds and two sinks in...More

    Thank DrBill62
    Reviewed 1 August 2017

    Great Safari Lodge, cannot say enough about the staff, food and overall lodge. We were told that they are closing for total renovation. An excellent Safari lodge made even better. Chobe National Park has a great variety of animals and the trackers/guides of the lodge...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$ 640 - US$ 2,331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 8
    • Location
    • Botswana >
    • North-West District >
    • Chobe National Park
    • Also Known As
    • Savute Elephant Camp By Orient-Express Hotel Chobe National Park
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    19 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
    6 September 2015|
    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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