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Unread postby Muhammad » Wed May 21, 2008 10:06 pm

Elsie Clarke is cottage No.217,comfortable,spacious,river front, four sleeper unit.this cottage is next to Nyathi Guest House.

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Unread postby maddie2312 » Fri May 30, 2008 8:44 am

Hi there,
we stayed last week in 221 code GV4C. It was 2 bedrooms (4 single beds)with own bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen/sitting area and a loveley outside siiting area with river view. For 3 this would be great. Enjoy!
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Re: Skukuza Rest Camp

Unread postby stevhil » Sun Mar 08, 2009 3:44 pm

We have stayed at Elsie Clarke Guest House twice.The furnishings are rudimentary but adequate.(you are not there to view the furniture).It is ideal for 2 couples.Great unobstructed view of the Sabie River and the old railway bridge. Close walking distance to Selati restaurant if you don/t wish to self cater .

Elsie Clarke is however ideally suited to an evening braai( barbecue).There is a lovely verandha and the braai is right in front of it. The Camp Shop is adequatly stocked with meat, snacks , drinks and curios.

I would recomend you staying at EC but book early it is difficult to get in.
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Re: Skukuza Rest Camp

Unread postby Mgoddard » Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:57 am

Jeanne1305 wrote:We will be staying in one of the GC4V cottages in Kruger. Does anyone know one cottage is better than the other in relation to view, bbq etc?
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I agree with maddie2312, there are 5 of them and the one is as good as the other. Its opposite the pool and very close to Selati restaurant. The view of all is onto the river and all have a bbq in front of each cottage. They have quite big fridge/freezers, a nice stove with oven, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (showers only), a little sitting room and a nice verandah. :D

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Choice of LR2W or LR2E or GC6 at Skukuza?

Unread postby lisa » Sat Oct 24, 2009 3:06 pm

Could someone please advise which type of unit at Skukuza has the best view, if you had a choice between #209 (GC6) or the LR2E units (I think they are #206-208) or LR2W units (looks like #85-96 on the map I think)? The main thing to us is the view, not the furnishings or spaciousness etc.

The GC4V and GC4VB are not available.

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Re: Choice of LR2W or LR2E or GC6 at Skukuza?

Unread postby Pumbaa » Sun Oct 25, 2009 12:17 am

Hi lisa,

we stayed on the Easern side in 208 and twice on the Western side in 95 and the "Lion". The view from all three units were just breathtaking but I would slightly prefer those on the Western side 95, 96 and lions.

Enjoy you stay :thumbs_up:

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Re: Skukuza Rest Camp

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Sun Dec 06, 2009 7:06 am

When I used the tents a couple of years ago, the boundary tents were taken up by tour groups. I did look at them and felt rather :mrgreen:

This is one of my last minute trips so I was probably allocated the "hind titty". It does give an indication of a "little bit" of what to expect.

I would not hesitate to book there again, even if I have to settle for the "hind titty". :wink:

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The fridge was on the inside and I found it very comfortable.

I always claim that Skukuza gets a bad wrap. I think that their tented accomodation is wonderful. It was fairly close to the ablutions and the kitchen area. The tents are all fairly close together, so you should experience the same.
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Pictures in Skukuza Reception

Unread postby SAF » Tue Mar 09, 2010 4:16 pm

Hi

Someone told me my photos have been framed in the Skukuza reeception.
It's photos of a lion on a buffalo and a leopard on a rock.
Has anyone seen these photos.
If so , where in the reception area?
How do they look?
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Re: Skukuza Safari tents: Best ones

Unread postby grannyb » Tue Mar 16, 2010 10:44 am

Hi Riaann

Perhaps this would help you
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Re: Skukuza Rest Camp

Unread postby Pumbaa » Tue Apr 06, 2010 8:14 pm

2 years ago we took pictures of the interior only to discover that there was no card in the camera :redface: :redface: but you can have a look via the availability button and then have a look at Skukuza the Lion Cottage looks similar to the Luxury riverside bungalows, however it is a little bit larger.

This is nearly the view :thumbs_up:

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Re: Pictures in Skukuza Reception

Unread postby DinkyBird » Thu Jun 17, 2010 8:47 pm

Great photos, and in pride of place in the reception area.
If you wish, I can email you the high res pics.

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Re: Skukuza cottages/guest houses

Unread postby Imberbe » Fri Oct 08, 2010 4:33 pm

I haven't stayed there, but I know there is a Waterkant 1 and 2. They are right next to each other. The view from both are excellent.
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Unread postby klotzof » Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:35 pm

stayed in the nyathi cottage next to waterkant 1 and 2. Great position. Will easily fit 2 families. Saw a leopard from the house

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Re: Skukuza cottages/guest houses

Unread postby fazekma » Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:52 pm

GW1 and GW2 are the Waterkant guest houses.
They are two separate guest houses with a wall between the two to give privacy.
There is a gate in case you want both and then can walk between the two.

They are very big guest houses (Waterkant 1 being the biggest) - each has a bar, lounge, huge garden and braai area - they are the ones right next to the Selati Bridge looking onto the rocks and Sabie River.

Waterkant 1: Sleeps 8 with 4 bedrooms (2 single beds in each room)
Waterkant 2: Sleeps 4 with 2 bedrooms (2 single beds in each room)
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Re: Skukuza cottages/guest houses

Unread postby goafrica » Sat Oct 09, 2010 5:07 pm

If you only want accomodation for 6, then the GC6 ( not the GC6D'S) is great. The garden goes right down to the river, it has its own little lapa, the two rondavel bedrooms are generous size. It is also very very private. Great views o f the bridge. Also very good value. Shhhhh.....its our secret!
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