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We did it again! Another luxury Lodge trained by SABA

By Butler Academy

The South African Butler Academy is “smiling” from ear to ear! The Academy is so privileged to be invited onsite Africa`s most exclusively privately owned big 5 game lodge to conduct our signature Butler training program.  The focus was technical skills, selling techniques with an abundance of product knowledge.


Unmatched in scale, untouched in ambition, the Lodge is a visual feast as Africa’s rich, rugged textures meet Baroque refinement in a headlong rush to the senses. The experience is as life-size as the Donald Greig white rhino sculpture Mosébé guarding the lodge entrance, brute strength proudly personifying the African Big Five frequenting the unfenced Lodge.


Spectacularly situated on the edge of a gorge, the lodge stakes an equally bold claim – one of ultra-refinement luxuriously crafted from rock and thatch, Africa’s edge artfully tempered with leathered, polished opulence. The South African Butler Academy is privileged to experience such opulence in Africa.  We develop the mind, body and spirit into a gracious Butler.



We would like to thank the Management Juanita & Jaques for an incredible experience and a massive thank you to the passionate staff who joined our luxury training program.  We will never forget your hospitality and hard work. 



Words cannot describe our training, only a video will do! Enjoy!


8 Responses

  1. Grace says:

    I am so glad in having training as a Butler and receive Housekeeping training. I have enjoyed. Thank you Mr. Cross and Mr. West!

  2. Joseph says:

    Now I know so much more, how to deal with guests, thank you so much you are the best!

  3. Eunice says:

    I loved everything about the training. Mostly the service. How to smile, the lovely manners and it was so great for me! Thank you

  4. Patrick says:

    I have learnt so much from SABA. I was not even sure the way I was greeting the guest if my style was correct, and now it is so easy!Lovely to be with you!Enjoy your flight back home….

  5. Mpho says:

    Confident – whenever I talk to the guest I have to be confident and make eye contact!
    Greeting – I love saying I am excellent and thank my guest for asking questions.

  6. Cornelia says:

    I love serving, now I do it so much better with trays and technical skills. Folding towels was an eye opener. Thank you so much, come back soon!

  7. I learned so much one of the things I learned is making guests feel welcomed and comfortable. Many thanks to Mr Newton and Mr. West

  8. Samuel says:

    I learned so much one of the things I learned is making guests feel welcomed and comfortable. Many thanks to Mr Newton and Mr. West

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