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Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

47.7 km from Chobe National Park centre
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Savute Channel, Chobe National Park, Botswana
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    All reviews savute channel eagle island khwai river view from the balcony photographic safari outdoor shower management couple lovely accommodation wild dogs luxury safari okavango delta safari experience three nights game drives were amazing knowledgeable guide personal service animal viewing special experience flora and fauna once in a lifetime
    Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

    My wife and I enjoyed really enjoyed this camp. Superb accommodations, excellent service and wonderful food. In addition, our guide was fabulous and his expertise enabled us to have incredible animal viewing. We were able to see four of the big five and several of...More

    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

    Dear Neil R, Thank you for your wonderful review of our recent safari experience. We are delighted that you had such a memorable experience. We will be sure to share you review with the team and we do hope to welcome you back again soon....More

    Reviewed 19 February 2016

    My husband and I decided to go to Botswana for our 25th wedding anniversary. We chose Savute Elephant Lodge based on the good reviews and ratings. We were not disappointed. From an all-staff singing arrival, excellent cuisine, accommodating friendly staff, lovely accommodation, interesting game drives...More

    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

    Dear Mr and Mrs Hamilton, Thank you for your wonderful review and for celebrating your silver wedding anniversary with us. 25 years is really something to celebrate, congratulations! We are beaming with pride after reading your review, we are so happy that you were taken...More

    Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

    My sister and I spent a wonderful few days at the Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge in Chobe National Park. We read beforehand that we could expect to be 'well looked after' and indeed we were. We received a very warm welcome on arrival and each...More

    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

    Dear PCurr Thank you for taking the time to share a review of your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you and your sister were so well looked after. It was our absolute pleasure to host you, and that Watch was such a...More

    Reviewed 12 December 2015

    Thoroughly enjoyed this lodge. Our room was clean and luxurious with a marvelous view of elephants casually walking by. The food was very good and the staff extremely friendly and accommodating. The game drives were all we expected. Would stay here again

    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

    Dear 2Limey Thank you for taking the time to share a review with us and also for your wonderful review of our Belmond Eagle Island Lodge! It was our pleasure to host you and we looking forward to your next visit. Warm regards Louise Pheiffer

    Reviewed 23 November 2015

    Highly professionell and friendly staff. Very good game drives, Good food, nice rooms decent luxurious. We really enjoyed our stay, I just can recommend this place. Animals were right in front of the lodge and we were right into the sometimes ruel nature.

    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

    Dear Michael F, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are delighted that you had such a great holiday with us. Thank you also for your review of our Belmond Eagle Island Lodge; we do appreciate the recognition of excellence. Warm regards Louise Pheiffer

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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Since this lodge is within Chobe National Park are night drives permitted? Also, can the game drive vehicles be driven off road? I think I read that these two activities are not permitted in national parks, only in private reserves.
    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
    when is the best time of year to go ...pros and con of different months please? I am very interested in seeing elephants thanks!
    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
    Room Tips
    "Room 9 has excellent all around views"
    agmendelson, 4 months agoRead review
    "Africa at its luxurious best"
    TinusMariaan, 7 months agoRead review
    "Every tent/lodge is great!"
    Yvonne69Laren, 8 months agoRead review
    "Rooms closer to the main lodge have a closer view of the waterhole - but none of them would disappoint."
    Rostom2014, 9 months agoRead review
    "Room #3 is set away from the main lodge, but still overlooks the watering hole"
    toddbsell, 9 months agoRead review
    "All the rooms are the same"
    Renier F, 10 months agoRead review
    "Remember to pack in a soft bag, not a wheeled case as they do not fit into the small plane"
    Mataka, over a year agoRead review
    "Book a photographic safari with ODP Safaris for that little bit extra..!"
    Wim-Tusk, over a year agoRead review
    "Every view is breathtaking!"
    Maryel0617, over a year agoRead review
    "All the tents are the same. All are excellent."
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