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Melville Guest House, Letaba

Unread post by umtali1 » Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:48 pm

It's nearly ten years since we last stayed in the Melville Guest house. I recall the sleeping arrangements were three double rooms with a single room off each one through a connecting door. Could anyone tell me if that is still the case?
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Re: Guest Houses in Kruger

Unread post by Grantmissy » Wed Nov 02, 2016 7:43 am

Umtali1 :yaya: When we stayed there about two years ago there were still "three double rooms with a single room off each one through a connecting door". I think it is still the same.
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Re: Guest Houses in Kruger

Unread post by umtali1 » Wed Nov 02, 2016 9:32 am

Thank you, Grantmissy :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
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Re: Guest Houses in Kruger

Unread post by kite » Wed Nov 02, 2016 1:12 pm

I think it was Melville Guesthouse that we saw undergoing a huge rebuild and renovation in January this year.
If nobody can confirm, possibly check with the camp itself.

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Re: Guest Houses in Kruger

Unread post by Zorilla » Thu Mar 09, 2017 1:39 pm

Hi There,

Has anyone have a recent update on Satara's Stanley and Frankel guest houses? We have two trips this year and will be staying in both of those houses. Wondering whether they are getting tired or had any recent makeovers?

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Re: Guest Houses in Kruger

Unread post by Boslaaitie » Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:19 pm

Good afternoon

We are going to Rentmeester guest house at shingwedzi in june for the first time. Have anyone been there recently? Is everything stil in good order and would you recoment us staying there?

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Re: Guest Houses in Kruger

Unread post by ilovenationalparks » Mon Apr 03, 2017 1:25 pm

Hi

Could anyone provide updated information on the condition and layout of the Wild Fig Guest House at Skukuza. Also any pictures would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Guest Houses in Kruger

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Apr 03, 2017 2:16 pm

These pics are the only ones I can find at the moment for the Wild Fig GH
will give you soon idea and I must admit it looks very nice. 8)

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Re: Guest Houses in Kruger

Unread post by camken » Wed Apr 19, 2017 11:21 am

Hello all you wonderful people :gflower:
I am one very lucky girl and I get to choose between the Nyathi and GW1 guest houses for our next trip.
Does anyone have any advice/experience as to which is better?
We are only a family of 4 needing 3 bedrooms, so we don't need the biggest house, but maybe one just stands out a little over the other?
Views are very important to us, as well as a feeling of privacy.
I personally think that the photos on the SANParks website make the Nyathi look better than GW1, but I have stayed in neither before

Thank you for your help

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Re: Guest Houses in Kruger

Unread post by Grantmissy » Wed Apr 19, 2017 3:01 pm

Camken we have stayed in both and they are similar in design. We prefer Waterkant1 though as it is closer to the perimeter fence with a very good view over the Sabi River. Enjoy your trip to the Kruger National Park :thumbs_up:
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Re: Guest Houses in Kruger

Unread post by camken » Wed Apr 19, 2017 3:11 pm

Thanks Grantmissy
They do look rather similar, but the view is the most important thing, so GW1 it shall be :D

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Re: Guest Houses in Kruger

Unread post by Grantmissy » Wed Apr 19, 2017 3:12 pm

You will enjoy it a lot :D 8)
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Re: Guest Houses in Kruger

Unread post by DougJ » Wed May 10, 2017 9:52 am

ilovenationalparks wrote:Hi

Could anyone provide updated information on the condition and layout of the Wild Fig Guest House at Skukuza. Also any pictures would be greatly appreciated.


Hi
Stayed at the Wild Fig Guest House 2 years ago. The bedrooms are separate to the main house. It is massive, with I think 6 bedrooms.
There was a porcupine den at the bottom of the garden inside the fence, and on our first night we had 3 visits from a very inquisitive porcupine, which scared the !!!! Out of my wife when she was walking from the bedrooms to the main house.
Overall the condition was also pretty good
Hope this helps.


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