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Timbavati Safari Lodge

3.0 of 5 Ranch   |   Orpen Road (R531) | Klaserie, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Harderwijk
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We enjoyed our stay in Timbavati. Especially because we stayed in a nice big house at the border of the lodgegarden. Nice views. Good for our imagination. Game? We saw a big turtle and deer (bokje) and interesting birds. Other people of our tourgroup were not that lucky. Their houses were smaller, dark and wet, because of the rain.

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Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Ella, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and we hope you will visit again. More

Fredericksburg, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This lodge was a great stop on our study abroad trip. The staff was so helpful and friendly! It was truly an experience months later I still treasure! The food, drinks, and bed accommodations were amazing. The staff makes you feel right at home, and safe for inexperienced travelers, like myself. The close proximity to Kruger National Park is definitely... More

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Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Lindsey, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Timbavati Safari Lodge. It is great to hear months after your visit you are still remembering your enjoyable stay with us. We often talk about how lucky you guys were with that Lion Kill. We do hope you are able to return and have another great stay... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We were so spoiled when we went to see you in October and I really hope that we will be able to come back soon! Wonderful food, drinks, beds, smiles and atmosphere! The service was great and we really felt so welcome there! I loved how you can buy your Amarula products there - I am alsomst out of the... More

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Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Frida, Thank you for your review on your recent stay with us. We are glad to hear you enjoyed yourself and managed to head home with some great African Souvenirs. We look forward to seeing you back to restock soon. More

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Excellent location, 20km out of Kruger´s Orpen Gate. Probably one of the best services ever. The place is run by the owners, who are always very helpfull with guests needs. They are also very knowledgeable of other activities in the region. The property includes a reserve and animals can be seen in the outskirts and close to the rondavels. They... More

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Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Bruno, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. The team are all very proud to work as a close knit family and I believe from your comments, this is what you experienced. We look forward to hosting you again in the future. More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

We spend two nights in a semi-rondawel in Timbavati. The room was very big and very nice. It was also nice to have a mosquito net in a Malaria area. The food was not very special but reasonably okay. The staff is very helpfull and friendly. The location of the timabavati safari lodge is close to the krugerpark so that... More

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Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Clips, Thank you for your review on your stay with us in November. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and have taken careful note of your comments. We enjoy constructive criticism as it is the best way to improve. We do hope you will return in the future :) More

Singapore, Singapore
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We were 2 friends who stayed here for 4 nights and we would recommend this place to singles, friends and family with kids. Price was very attractive for which I was a little skeptical about the kind of service but we were pleasantly surprised by what we experienced here. We stayed in a rondawel (read rooms) that had 3 beds... More

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Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hi PKHare, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay with us. The team are glad to hear you enjoyed all aspects of your stay. We also appreciate how informative your review is, as it will help many other visitors get a good idea on what we are about and our set up. We... More

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We stayed in a 3 bedroomed chalet, each room has its own bathroom en suite. Rooms have ceiling fans and insect nets on opening windows. Unfortunately with the heat in Hoedspruit the ceiling fans were not sufficient or did not work particularly well and we had to request an additional fan. Staff were friendly and helpful, particularly the housekeeping ladies.... More

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Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer, Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and found the staff welcoming. We are now checking all mosquito nets, ceiling fans and will do a quality check on the towels. Again thank you for the feedback and we hope to see you back soon. More

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Timbavati Safari Lodge is Absolutely amazing. From the Immaculate Location to the Divine Food to the always friendly Staff. From the moment you step in you will fall in love with it and the colorful accommodation. There is NO better way to experience the bush in South Africa than at Timbavati Safari Lodge with everything right on your doorstep. Wide... More

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Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Sheldon, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. It is great to hear you enjoyed your stay and managed to experience some of the exciting encounters with not only animals but the many birds we get on the property. We hope you are back soon to visit. More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

I spent over a week at this lodge in July/August and cannot praise the service and dedication of the staff too much. The accommodation is fantastic, with a wide range of animals and birds viewable even from the rondavals. The rondavals themselves are extremely comfortable and individually decorated with thoughtful attention to detail and provide a unique and individual experience... More

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Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Mark, Thank you for your review on staying with us. It was such a pleasure having you here and we are so glad you enjoyed it, and managed to enjoy all aspects on the property and out and about. As an avid bush lover im sure we will be seeing you again. More

Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

This place is amazing. The staff were great, location stunning, and food delicious. The really special part were the amazingly knowledgeable guides. They made our trip. If you are looking for a beautiful and exciting location to start your safari from here it is! Make sure you wait for them to accompany you to your room at night ;) Ayoba!

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Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Charlie, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. Its great to hear you enjoyed every aspect and we look forward to welcoming you back :) More

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Additional Information about Timbavati Safari Lodge

Also Known As:
Timbavati Safari Hotel Hoedspruit
Timbavati Safari Hotel
Address: Orpen Road (R531) | Klaserie, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #22 of 80 Specialty lodging in Hoedspruit
Hotel Class:3 star — Timbavati Safari Lodge 3*

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