Savoy Hotel and Conference Centre
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Savoy Hotel and Conference Centre Kimberley
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... and the actual big hole has not been depleted. It is now more productive to mine in Botswana, but they may reopen this at a later date. In the meantime, the hole is filled with water to stabilize the land. We had a fantastic local guide to share the stories of the diamond boom and the challenges Kimberley now faces. We were greeted at the train station with sparkling wine, then enjoyed another lovely ...
Today is a travel day and an afternoon of rest. Our flight left Kimberly at 8:25am. We haven't flown a turboprop in a number of years. The ride to Johannasburg was smooth and uneventful. If/when we visit Kimberly again, we will look into taking the train from/to Johannsburg. From O R Tambo airport, we took the relatively new "Gautrain" to ...
... pens and cages. The guide who checked us in told us to follow him and he would take us to the lions. We walked about 1/4 mile and came to a fence which he opened. As we walked in, to our left 4 young lions (2 years old) came to the fence and we're trying to get to us. There were 92 lions in several large fenced in areas. We took over 200 pictures and spent almost an hour walking thru ...
... into many different types of businesses complete with authentic antiques. The whole experience took about four hours. After returning home and resting (naps) Leon came home from work and around 4pm we started out on our evening activities. We drove out of town a couple of miles to Kamfers Dam where we saw thousands of Flamingos. We tried to capture an image with the telephoto lens we got for the iPhone and got some pictures which I am going to try to enhance once we return ...
... We then stopped by The Halfway House Pub and had a few wines. We were joined by their good friend Johan and shared stories and laughs. When we returned home, we had a Braae (barbecue) and listened to Elvis. Their son Leon cooked the Braae which consisted of lamb chops (skaapchops) and sausage (boerewore). The meat was excellent and a good time was had by ...