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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby kaizer » Mon Apr 13, 2015 5:54 pm

Hello,
We have booked the Stanley Guesthouse later this year, and are wondering if it has two bathrooms or three? Also, we have heard that there is a lighted waterhole outside the fence near this guesthouse, but have also heard that the park management is closing down man-made waterholes. Is there still one that can be seen from the Stanley Guesthouse?
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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby Elsa » Mon Apr 13, 2015 6:27 pm

That one is still there Kaizer! :thumbs_up:

From the description it does look like only 2 bathrooms!
but sure there must be another but maybe just not en suite?
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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby ctm7943 » Mon Apr 13, 2015 6:37 pm

So, are there 2 waterholes (near restaurant & near Stnalry Guesthouse?) that can be viewed while in Satara camp?

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby Hippotragus » Mon Apr 13, 2015 7:55 pm

There is one flood-lit waterhole just outside the camp fence at Satara. It is visible from the restaurant area and from the guest house adjacent to the restaurant area.
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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby Elsa » Mon Apr 13, 2015 10:17 pm

The Stanley and Frankel Guest houses share a waterhole but not the same one as the webcam one.
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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby ctm7943 » Mon Apr 13, 2015 10:23 pm

Elsa,
Thank you for the clarification.
I was confused as to how the Stanley Guesthouse residents could possibly view the waterhole near the restaurant (webcam).
Hippotragus may be referring to the Wells Guest House.

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby onewithnature » Mon Apr 13, 2015 10:25 pm

Yes, so the floodlit waterhole to the south is the only one accessible to the general public.
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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby Elsa » Mon Apr 13, 2015 10:42 pm

ctm7943 wrote:Hippotragus may be referring to the Wells Guest House.
Yes, that's correct! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby Hippotragus » Tue Apr 14, 2015 12:39 pm

Thanks for clearing that up Elsa. I was posting the reply without a camp map at hand!! I have never stayed in any of the Satara Guesthouses, so wasn't sure which was which.
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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby camken » Mon May 11, 2015 9:32 am

Hey all

I need a little help with the Satara GC6BD ( 78, 79, 55, 87 and 88) units please.
Someone posted a picture ages ago showing that these units have an enclosed lounge/dining area as well as a little patio.
I'm just checking that this is still the case?
We have booked this unit for next year, but we want to put a bed in the lounge/dining room to effectively make it a 3 bed unit (although there will only be 4 of us staying there).
Can anyone who has stayed in one of these units please confirm that there is a seperate living room that we can put an extra bed/matress into?
Also, are all 5 units identical or is one better than the others for what we want to do?

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby Elsa » Mon May 11, 2015 9:41 am

Camken, the lounge area is enclosed and separated from the veranda by a sliding glass door and screen, so sure it will be fine to put a mattress in.
Might have to push the lounge/dining furniture to one side in order to fit it in.

You can see what it looks like from Accommodation pics

As far as I know they are all more or less the same and I don't know of any that would be preferable over the others.

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby camken » Mon May 11, 2015 9:48 am

Thanks Elsa
These are the pics I saw and I'm happy to hear that the units are still the same because it will suit us perfectly :)

Now I just have to figure out how to make the next 365 days pass really quickly as we are only going in May next year

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby Elsa » Mon May 11, 2015 9:55 am

camken wrote:Now I just have to figure out how to make the next 365 days pass really quickly as we are only going in May next year

That's the hard part! :roll:
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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby Albert » Mon May 11, 2015 2:03 pm

Just one thing you might have to consider: the family units in Satara do have 2 bathrooms, but they are accessed only via the two bedrooms (each of which have three beds, so you can move a bed/mattress to the lounge area quite easily). I know that in some of the other camps the family cottages will have at least one toilet that is directly accessible from the lounge area; this is not the case with the units in Satara.
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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby Capellini » Sun May 17, 2015 9:55 pm

Hello,

does anybody know which of the bungalows in the Satara Rest Camp are the renovated ones? Are the bungalows with the codes BD2N or BD2V renovated?

Thanks in advance. :D


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