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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011
Stephen C Cape Town Central, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

We arrived to a friendly welcome, and were shown to a lovely room - all living up to expectation. Our ranger, Leonard, was friendly and made us feel at home as soon as we departed on our first game drive. To our surprise there was no tracker with the vehicle - and no rifle. Recent poaching in Kruger has apparently... More 

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Aldie, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

The best vacation I have ever had...... The safari was outstanding, the staff, food, lodging, and service were beyond my wildest dreams.... I can't wait to got back.... It was the best!!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2011

This was our first of 3 lodges. Very friendly staff and the game viewing 2nd to none!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2011

We stayed 3 nights in early June, full board, 2 adults and 2 children 5 and 10. Rooms were very spacious and luxurious with arm chairs, rugs, foot stools, lovely and very comfortable beds with mosquite nets. The rooms were a few steps along a board walk from the main building. The bathrooms had free standing baths that over looked... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

We drove over to Kruger NP from Jo-berg for a weekend and couldn't have picked a better spot than Shishangeni Lodge. The lodge is beautiful and the staff is excellent. The food is also very good and exceeded my expectations. The menu was interesting and diverse (oxtail, ostrich). The game drives were very well done. The drivers are courteous and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2011

This place was truely magnificant. The guided tours with Simon were not only beautiful, but also educational - he really went out of his way to make sure we didn't leave without having seen the big 5! Hotel service was really first class and comfortable. Beautiful outdoor private patio from where we were lucky enough to spot 2 elephant! My... More 

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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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Pretoria, South Africa
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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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