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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by wild bill » Sun Oct 05, 2014 8:24 pm

hi Obelix
We have stayed in the FU5 the last 2 years and the jury is still out on that one.It is fantastic for kids being right opposite the swimming pool,but it is also right next to the hostel type accomodation of the EH2,3,5 type and can get really noisy during the school holidays.Last year they were also still building and renovating around it,so I would check before I do a booking.The unit itself not bad although no interleading doors,basically 1 kitchen/living area and 2 bedrooms.

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Re: Lower Sabie BD2U bungalows

Unread post by saraf » Sun Nov 02, 2014 10:30 am

Hi Lesleybi, welcome to the forum.

The BD2U bungalows have recently been refurbished and are very nice. You aren't quite on the fence but near enough that you will have wonderful views of the river.
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Re: Lower Sabie BD2U bungalows

Unread post by Leanawel » Sun Nov 02, 2014 8:52 pm

Lesleybi - welcome

The BD2U's are wonderful accommodation - you will enjoy the view. Even at night you can open the curtains and from your bed, you will have a look on the river - especially when it is full moon :D you will be able to see hippos on the sand banks ...

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by watershed » Mon Nov 24, 2014 11:24 am

So, a silly question here.
We have managed to get into Lower Sabie for our last 2 nights in Kruger in March. Unbelievable!
We have a BD2 with "kitchenette on the veranda".
And now the silly question: does this mean that we have utinsels, i.e. cutlery etc.?
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by RemiE » Mon Nov 24, 2014 12:10 pm

watershed, the newly refurbished BD2’s kitchens are fully stocked with crockery and cutlery. Word of advice, take your own ‘braai’ set, tin opener, bottle opener (just in case the ones provided dont work all that well and because you will use those maybe elsewhere :mrgreen: ) and if you’re fuzzy about certain drinks out of certain glasses, pack some champagne glasses and ‘fish bowl’ red wine glasses or whatever you fancy. I prefer packing my own large coffee mugs, those provided in camp remains too small for this caffeine junky :tongue:
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by watershed » Mon Nov 24, 2014 2:04 pm

Thank you, RemiE. The tip about the tin opener is good. We usually take our own glasses with us and this time around I am going to pack proper mugs for coffee. Those cups are just too small !
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by RosemaryH » Mon Nov 24, 2014 2:55 pm

We were at Lower Sabie a week ago watershed and the units and tents we were in had mugs, so you might be in for a surprise. I rather like the small cups - it's a Kruger thing :wink:
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by Hippotragus » Mon Nov 24, 2014 4:48 pm

Watershed - in addition to the things the other folks have suggested, we always pack steak (sharp) knives and sharp kitchen knives. If you are a meat-eater, there is nothing worse than trying to hack at your meat with the blunt knives provided!!

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Dec 01, 2014 10:57 am

For those who have booked accommodation without a kitchen, if required, there are utensil boxes for hire from reception at R20 per box per night but they are limited so first come first served! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by Moira de Swardt » Tue Jan 13, 2015 11:24 pm

Does anyone know if there are handbasins in the single bed huts at Lower Sabie?

Thanks in advance. :P
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by norms » Wed Jan 14, 2015 7:27 am

Hi Moira de Swardt,

The EH1 huts at Lower Sabie do indeed have a hand basin in the rooms -

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The EH1 huts also have a fridge and air-conditioner.
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by DinkyBird » Tue Feb 10, 2015 5:11 pm

Bert, I saw a nice communal boma (completed) and pics of it somewhere, in the area of the EH huts around number 36 - the ones near the camping area. Cannot remember about the paving :redface:
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by HiggsieNJules » Tue Jun 09, 2015 11:56 pm

Hi - everyone, I'm seeking clarification regarding the BD2U and BD3U bungalows at LS. Are they both equiped with cooking utensils / cutlery ? Also, other than 2 vs 3 beds what are the main differences between the 2 types of unit.

Were planning to come to Kruger in November and would dearly love to stay a few nights at LS, as weve not stayed there before.

Hope someone can help with my questions :lol:

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by Leanawel » Wed Jun 10, 2015 8:10 am

Good day Higgsie

The BD2U's and BD3U's at Lower Sabie are fully equipped, i.e. cutlery, cooking utensils. The difference between the two is mainly the kitchen area. In the BD2U the kitchen is outside, but in the BD3U the kitchen and the third bed is a seperate room with a patio in front.

Both are very beautiful accommodation with lovely views on the river.

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Wed Jun 10, 2015 2:56 pm

Warm welcome to the forum Higgsie!

Have a look Here
Just click on each of the bungalow types and along with descriptions it shows photos of each one to give you an idea.
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