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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby CuriousCanadian » Mon Aug 17, 2009 7:50 pm

Hi Jehoshaphat.....

We stayed in the same type of accommodation you have booked...it had a few basic pot & pans but no cutlery......it has a fridge and a braai. saraf is right..we got cutlery from reception

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby alf » Tue Sep 15, 2009 5:57 am

Personally i have never stayed in the BD2V bungalows.
They are almost always fully booked.
My last 3 trips i have stayed in the BD2N bungalows which are amazing.
Can't go wrong with booking them but they have no view on the fence like the BD2V bungalows.
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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby crocfan » Tue Sep 15, 2009 9:38 am

Hi
I have just returned from a trip staying at Satara in a BD2N bungalow- I agree the accommodation itself is excellent- way above usual Kruger standard. However I found the huts a little close together and all facing onto a circle- laager style- is not a good as a bush view. Also I found this arrangement noisy- the sound seems to travel too well and sometimes the circle was rather noisy. Maybe I just prefer smaller camps?? Try Biyamiti and Crocodile Bridge for example.

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby Gunner » Sun Nov 01, 2009 11:22 am

hello'z roaneric :D

I think the upgraded bungalows you looking for are the BD3B ones....B circle.

try that :thumbs_up:

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby issi » Tue Nov 24, 2009 12:37 pm

Just been in Satara for 9 nights middle October. Man, there is NO problem with this camp, The bungalows was very clean, staff very friendly, and the surrounding area great.
On the roads around Satara we saw a bakkie with cleaners picking up all the rubbish in the field, up to a 100m from the road. Great idea, it just shames my, that they have to employ people to pickup we the visitors have thrown their rubbish!
Take my word Satara is in good shape!
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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby Boorgatspook » Thu Jan 07, 2010 9:53 am

Hi francoisd :D
Yes the GC6BD units are located in the D circle. The unit numbers for them are 78, 79, 85, 87 & 88.

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby Elsa » Sat Mar 27, 2010 5:48 pm

Stephan & Junita wrote:Are all of these BD3B bungalows located in circle B?
The map can be a bit deceiving, as they also have BD3E in the D circle which are essentially the same type of unit but with the verandah enclosed with wire mesh. #'s 81 to 84 whereas the others are open.
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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby DotDan » Wed Mar 31, 2010 7:15 am

Aside from the awesome BD2V units, I would say the BD2N are the next best units in Satara...

If you are booking them, try to get number A 13 -19 as all of these are on the perimeter :D

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Satara Guest Cottages

Unread postby Thalie » Wed Jul 07, 2010 7:32 am

Hello,
I was wondering if anybody can tell me where exactly the guest cottages (types GC5, GC6B or GC6BD) are located in Satara - can't find them on the map :redface: ! Any hints of which number we should ask for?
Your help is much appreciated, thanks a lot!

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Re: Satara Guest Cottages

Unread postby LindaS » Wed Jul 07, 2010 8:04 am

Hi Thalie

The guest cottages are in D block - numbers 76 to 89. We have only ever managed to get a booking in one of these once, and it was really nice! :thumbs_up:

We had one that has a double bed and single bed in one room and three single beds in the other room. Can't remember the number, but think it was 78. It was fairly secluded from the cottages on either side of us.

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby Elsa » Wed Jul 21, 2010 10:52 am

They could very well be in the D Circle.

We have had a BD3E the last 2 years, also in the D circle, #'s 81 to 84, being a 3 sleeper with a enclosed veranda.
and that circle also has the luxury units.
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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby adw » Thu Aug 12, 2010 4:43 pm

Hi LL, The G bungalows have the best view in Satara (in my humble opinion). I know some of the G bungalows have already been renovated but I am not sure if all of them have been renovated.
Its a long time ago I stayed in the G half-circle as I am now a camper but I did notice renovations taking place on some of the G bungalows during my nightly walks when I stayed at Satara in January / March this year.
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Re: Satara Honey Badger

Unread postby Herman » Sat Sep 11, 2010 3:07 pm

We saw this one at about 20:00 in March last year - we stayed in a family chalet in the western part of Satara camp. It wasn't bothered by the flash at all and continued eating the remains of our braai even though we were only two metres away ( inside our bungalow ) It seemed very relaxed , but I'm sure its mood could change very quickly if you got too close !!

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby Elmar » Tue Sep 14, 2010 5:12 pm

Between the three types of guest cottages (GC6B, GC6BD and GC5) are there any category that is preferable over the other? I understand the differences in that GC6BD has double bed and GC6B has single beds, while GC5 has only 5 beds. But are their any category where the cottages are better positioned or nicer inside?

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby DotDan » Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:34 am

Elmar, I stayed in both the GC5 and GC6BD before and can honestly tell you that they all are exactly the same and there is no real better positioned one than the other. :D


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