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Shishangeni Private Lodge

Southern Kruger Park | south-eastern section, bordering Crocodile River to the south and Mozambique in the east, Kruger National Park 1340, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2011
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2011

I stayed in Shishangeni Private Lodge for a week-end in January 2011. Overall a very good stay: the safari tours were with a very good guide, small groups and great views. The lodge in itself is comfortable, even though not the 5 stars we were promised by the travel agency. Great pool, very good food too. Definitelly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2011

We spent 2 unforgettable days there. The treatment we received from the very capable staff was excellent. The food is great, and really plentiful - not suitable to loose weight. We had a very experienced Ranger taking us for game drives, I have never seen so much anywhere else before. I will recommend this Lodge anytime.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2010

My family and I stayed at Shishangeni Lodge during December and had the most wonderful experience. From the minute we arrived until we left, we were treated like royalty. The rooms were large and well appointed with outside shower and even a door that opens straight from the bath - over looking the bush. Our two children (9 yrs and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2009

We spent a few days at Shishangeni which is a beatiful lodge, with friendly staff who try to make stay as pleasant as possible. Our only concern is that for a 5 star lodge, there are some things that is not in place : all arriving guests get treated by washing and drying their hands (in one bowl with the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2009

Shishangeni is a big lodge with quite a few rooms, hence quite a few people staying in there high season. So the lodge feels a bit impersonal. Breakfast buffet was very good while lunch and dinner were average. Staff was helpful but could be more attentive. The gamedrives we had with Kenneth were excellent!! Rooms very nice and clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2007

We stayed at the Shishangeni lodge for 3 nights in July and loved every minute of it. The game drives were obviously the best part, and our ranger, Simon, took requests as to which animals were our favorites and if we wanted to take various alternate routes to see different regions of the park. He was a fantastic guide and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2007

We’ve been to quite a few game lodges before but this was really not up to standard. They didn’t serve cocktails at the bar and for a 5star rating I think that is very bad. When you look on the website you see all these meals and on the game drive there is lovely refreshments but when you get there... More 

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