Lower Sabie Rest Camp

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Post by Richprins » Fri Aug 05, 2016 7:03 pm

I think money is running out a bit regarding financing various developments... O**

But as Mr Philips said....["We can charge what we want, they will come"]
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Post by Lisbeth » Fri Aug 05, 2016 7:10 pm

Foreigners do not notice the rise, if they are not following things as some of us are. As prices got up the rand goes down 0*\ It is not the right way to go though :no:
(Try to book accommodation in the Okavango Delta and also Chobe Region O/ O/ )
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Post by Flutterby » Sat Aug 06, 2016 10:14 am

Crazy! 0-

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State of the tents at lower Sabie

Post by stefan9 » Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:58 pm

But these pics were posted in the groups that I am part of at FB. These are truly horrifying, wouldn't pay R100 to stay in them let alone R1000...

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid ... 654&type=3

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid ... 974&type=3

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid ... 629&type=3

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Re: State of the tents at lower Sabie

Post by Mel » Tue Jan 03, 2017 11:31 pm

:shock: :shock: :shock:

I couldn't agree more, Stefan. That's totally 0- and obviously just as unacceptable 0=
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Re: State of the tents at lower Sabie

Post by Alf » Wed Jan 04, 2017 4:31 pm

Terrible condition of that tent. I feel they must pay you to sleep there. O/
Next trip to the bush??

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Re: State of the tents at lower Sabie

Post by okie » Wed Jan 04, 2017 5:23 pm

Hmmmm...... well , lets be rational . How much does this really detract from one's experience there :O^
Certainly it is not nice to see something like this , and of course , especially if you then find that the place is dirty , beds are not made up , toilet does not work , etc etc .
In such a case , it certainly is upsetting , and can affect the ambience of your stay in the tent 0*\
Now , it appears that the " tears " in the tent , and in shadecloth may have been deliberately cut ( and then repaired ) , probably by an unwanted intruder/thief .........
And obviously the damaged parts are not SO BAD that it warrants replacing the whole tent ( at a cost of ?????? R75 000 ????? R100 000 ???? ) .

So , who do you blame for the damage -- the unknown thief/intruder , or the person/worker who cleans up after you when you are out game watching , or do you blame the landlord/owner/big boss for not immediately replacing the whole tent for you , :-?
You know , Lower Sabie is popular to the extent that one needs to make reservations quite far in advance , and IMHO that popularity is not necessarily just due to the nice accommodations that the camp offers :O^


I've been in worse situations than this all over the world \O

But that's just me of course O**
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Re: State of the tents at lower Sabie

Post by Richprins » Wed Jan 04, 2017 5:50 pm

Ja, okie! This is baboon damage, and happens daily with the old tents, it seems?

There is a post pending, hopefully, that will explain further. It has been a big mess there for over a year, with some tents being replaced at intervals, slowly...

But no excuse for the plumbing stuff? No point in waiting for refurbishment, rather market the tent at R500 per night less and say so? -O-
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Re: State of the tents at lower Sabie

Post by nan » Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:26 pm

Ho shame, one of the best tents in the park :evil:

time to fix and also against Boons ;-)
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Re: State of the tents at lower Sabie

Post by okie » Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:32 pm

RP , so , the boons go armed with knives etc so as to make it easier to get into the tents O** .
I also understand the sentiment that the damage etc may make for somewhat inferior accommodation , but hey , business is business , the place is popular , especially with O/S tourists , so why not milk it for what you can get out of it :O^ Its not as if it becomes unrentable 0*\ And as long as the toilet is clean , and working ....... 0*\
When last did you use a toilet at a busy roadside stop @#$
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