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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by JenniB » Tue May 10, 2011 3:47 pm

Which has the bigger stoep area - BD2U or BD3U? We are 2 couples and need to book 2 units, but will be eating together so need enough space for 4 to sit together for meals. I would appreciate any advice - thanks

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by saraf » Tue May 10, 2011 4:37 pm

BD3U without a doubt. They also have an enclosed kitchen area with dining table and chairs in addition to the outdoor table and chairs, so no need to lug chairs around either
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by Safarigirl » Mon May 16, 2011 7:31 pm

We`re (hubby and me) thinking about booking either a BD2U or a BD3U bungalow for a few days at Lower Sabie for beginning of next year. They are both available on the dates we want, same price (R10 difference), similar description on the webpage. The way I understand this, they are all in "two`s", renovated and all also have riverviews, is that correct?

Are kitchen utensils, such as cooking and frying pans, cuttlery etc provided?

So, what`s the difference? Which ones are nicer - BD2U or BD3U - and which would you choose?

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by saraf » Tue May 17, 2011 10:52 am

BD3U everytime. They are bigger and have an enclosed kitchen.

Kitchen consists of a couple of hotplates, pots (not sure about the frying pan), plates, cutlery and the fridge. Oh and that's where they have put the third bed. They have all been renovated and are very, very nice. There's a table in the litchen and also an table outside on the patio so plenty of room to sit.

In the BD2U's the fridge is either in a locked cabinet outside or in the bedroom, which is a nuisance. Book quickly as they are very popular.
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp Family Cottage FU4V

Unread post by Wildtom » Tue Jun 14, 2011 5:32 pm

This FU4V cottages are located next to Keartland house and opposite the swimming pool and is perimeter.It has two bedrooms with 2 beds each and brand new.

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp Family Cottage FU4V

Unread post by saraf » Tue Jun 14, 2011 8:20 pm

We stayed in the unit next to these when we were there in Jan. They were almost finished and I couldn't resist peeking through the fence. They look stunning.

They are facing the river at the opposite end of the camp from the restaurant and thus are in a really quiet location, with few passers by. The swimming pool is around the corner too, if it gets too hot.

Having stayed in renovated units previously I would expect you to be fairly comfortable.
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp Family Cottage FU4V

Unread post by Bushcraft » Tue Jun 14, 2011 10:12 pm

Joep Stevens wrote:Dear All,

Thanks for the query and indeed these are next to Keartland and replace the old two double unit clusters 93/94 and 95/96. They are nicely situated with river view and have the typical two bedroom with shower and toilet and open-plan living/kitchen area. Quite elementary but should be comfortable and with nice view. It would be great to get feedback after you have stayed there.

Kind regards.

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These units are most welcome, especially for those that have families of 4 or more, as the previous accommodation was only EH5 huts or the 2x FU5 cottages, which for their price, aren’t exactly value for money.

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Re: Lower Sabie Family Cottage

Unread post by Leanawel » Thu Aug 04, 2011 3:24 pm

Hi there :D Storma

Just returned from LS - I went to the new Family Units to see for myself for future visits and I can tell you that they are GREAT :dance: :dance: . They are situated at the very end of the chalets with a view. They are very near to the fence and river in front. The view is super. :big_eyes: :big_eyes:

They have a nice and cozy semi-private patio with braai, inside a big living area with a complete kitchen with stove, double door fridze and even a microwave. From the living area two sliding doors lead to 2 identical rooms, each en-suite.

The decorations are very stylish - you will have a wonderful time. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by alf » Mon Aug 08, 2011 12:08 pm

can anyone tell me where the FU4V family cottages are allocated in the camp? i see they must be perimeter but cant find them on the map
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by saraf » Mon Aug 08, 2011 6:55 pm

Alf,

They are brand new and the map hasn't been updated yet. They are at the opposite end from the restaurant, next to the Keartland guest house. They are renovated BG2U units.
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by wbevents » Thu Aug 11, 2011 11:13 am

Alf, just returned from lower sabie yesterday.

There are two of the 4 bed units, numbers 93 and 94, right next to the guesthouse. They upgraded 4 of the old bg2u bungalows to the new two bed units, very very nice view, small lapa area, nice kitchen, microwave etc ( will ad photos to accomodation thread)
They are currently renovating units 92, 91, 90, 89 ( right next door) to new bd2u units, the only old bg2u units left that side are 85, 86, 87, which they will apperently renovate later.

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp Safari tents

Unread post by John Kirkpatrick » Thu Aug 11, 2011 3:43 pm

Hi All
Does anyone have a view on which are the best LST2U safari tents insofar as location is concerned. We have reserved two for next year and would like adjacent sites. From the map it would appear that 16 and 17 are good?

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by MATTHYS » Thu Aug 11, 2011 3:58 pm

Hi John,
Have you seen the view from number 27 ?
We were in #19 recently and although we loved it there :D , I think #20 had a slightly better view.
I actually think them all to be great !
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by Anja Barnard » Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:26 pm

Hi Kirsty & Rooikat

As far as I understand an LST2 tent is a tent not suitable for disabled people and without river view. Nr. 15 is one of the best if you booked this since it is at the fence on the western side of camp.

LST2Z are units without river view and suitable for disabled people. I'm not sure about the bust unit for this type

Only the units where there is a "U" in the code have river view. So LST2U will have river view but not suitable for the disabled. Nr. 27 is a very good option.

LST2ZU are suitable for the disabled and have river view. Here the best option is definitely nr. 21. If you can't get 21, 22 is also not bad. But it depends on the code / type of unit you booked.

SO if there is a "Z" in the code it is suitable for the disabled and a "U" is for river view.

We stayed in nr. 21 last Thursday and it was great. We wanted to have 27, but since we booked the last tent available it was an LST2UZ so there is only 3 or 4 units with this code and 21 was one of them. Under Lower Sabie's "Camp Home" site you can view a map of the camp. Sorry don't know how to create a link. (avialability, kruger national park, lower sabie, camp home, on the right side of screen map

Game viewing was excellent. We had 7 different lion sightings on the H4-1 in the 3 days and 2 on the H4-2. The H4-1 was by far the best road to drive. Sure it's because it's very dry currently and the Sabie river is one of very view water suppliers now.

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BD3U in lower sabie?

Unread post by homer.s » Mon May 07, 2012 10:23 am

hi,

does any one knows the room numbers of BD3U units in lower sabie?
these does not show on the camps map...


thanks in advance !!
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