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Safaris Hotels

Karoo Lodge

  • Samara Private Game Reserve Map It
  • Graaff-Reinet
  • Local Flavor

Pros

  • Unique beauty
  • Exclusivity
  • Great for families

Cons

  • Lack of accessibility
  • Samara is not Big 5 country, so some might find the game drives lacking

Updated 11/07/2014

Fodor's Review

From the moment you reach this lovingly restored, 19th-century, green-roofed farmhouse set among purple mountains, 800-year-old trees, and rolling plains where cheetahs, rhinos, and giraffes roam, you'll forget another more stressful world even existed. The understated yet elegant colonial farmhouse and three lovely cottages await you after a day of game-watching, hiking, or picnicking in the desert. Super-attentive but unobtrusive staff and imaginative five-star cuisine

add to the elegance of this exclusive resort. There's a history room with fossils and information about the area if your interest is piqued and a curio shop if you want to bring a little something home.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Samara Private Game Reserve, Graaff-Reinet, 6280, South Africa

Map It

Phone:

023-626–6113

Website: www.samara.co.za

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 3 rooms, 3 suites
  • All-inclusive

Updated 11/07/2014

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