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Imbali Safari Lodge

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Imbali Concession | Skukuza, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best located places in Kruger . Exemplary staff and service !!! We got more than we expected. Morning breakfast with animals at the watering hole. Knowledgeable Rangers . Must visit again !!!

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Imbali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 950sanjaya Your wonderful comments are appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back at some time in the future. Thank you Dionne Collett More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one night at Imbali Safari Lodge in the Krueger National park. Our experience there was very good. The rooms are nice, staff is friendy. The only bad thing is, that they are not allowed to drive in open safari cars as the Krueger National Park requires a roof on every car. Our ranger was not too experienced and... More 

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Imbali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kimmenroth We appreciate your comments regarding your stay at Imbali Safari Lodge. As you mention, the canvass roof on the vehicle is a Park requirement, however the open sides still allow for the sense of being outdoors. We have taken heed of your comments regarding the guide. Thank you Dionne Collett More 

Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Great safari experience, great breakfast and overall great value/package for a non peak season. Friendly and helpful staff. The sleep quality would have been better without the endangered mouse in the room.

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Dear C9368RV We appreciate your positive review. I hope that we get the opportunity to welcome you back to Imbali. Thank you Dionne Collett More 

Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We enjoyed a memorable 3 days-stay in Imbali Lodge. Very comfortable accommodation in a perfect surrounding. We had wonderful game-drives with Oskar and have seen "The Big Fives" and many other animals. We liked the panaroma in front of the Dining terrace, watching the animals at the waterhole. We recommend this lodge very much.

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Imbali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Barbara T Thank you for delightful comments regarding your stay at Imabli Lodge and we will be sure to pass these on to the staff and Oscar in particular. I hope that you will visit us again in the future. Thank you Dionne More 

Skukuza
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Everything about this lodge is superb. The kindness and knowledge of the staff stands out. Oscar, our safari guide, is remarkable. It takes awhile to get to this lodge, but well worth the effort. If you drive make sure to give yourself time to enjoy the trip!

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Dear B2253CYjenniferf Thank your positive comments regarding your stay at Imbali Lodge. I will be certain to pass your remarks on to the staff and Oscar in particular. I hope that we have the privilege of inviting you back to the lode in the future. Thank you Dionne More 

Skukuza
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I stayed for two nights at Imbali Safari Lodge within a private concession in the Kruger National Park. There are three lodges on the concession, Imbali Safari Lodge, Hamiltons Tented Camp and Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. I managed to see all three lodges, and was highly impressed with the quality and location of all three lodges. The game viewing was... More 

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Imbali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear wouterp35 Thank you for the positive comments regarding your visit to Imabali, Hoyo Hoyo and Hamiltons. This message will be passed on to the staff who always appreciate constructive comments. I hope that we have the privilege of welcoming you back to our lodges soon. Thank you Dionne Collett More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I stayed at Imbali recently and I rate this as one of the best lodges to stay at, whilst in Kruger. Located 2 hours away from Hoedspruit airport, the only access is by road. Entering Kruger through Orpen Gate, it takes about 45 mins on an unpaved road to get here. Once there however, Imbali envelops you in comfort. With... More 

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Imbali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear VikramShanker Thank you for your comments regarding Imbali Safari Lodge. Your comments will be passed on to our staff, who thrive on receiving positive comments. Thank you More 

Bokaro Steel City, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Great place to spend some quality time amidst wilderness, yet in luxury. Each cottages were well maintained with all the facilities and personal plunge pools. Food was good with choice. You could request the chef to prepare gourmet of your choice too. Excellent ambience. Could see wild animals while relaxing over a cup of coffee! Must visit if you are... More 

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Dear Kaushik D We appreciate you complimentary comments and these will be passed on to the staff. I hope that we can welcome you back at some time in the future. Thank you More 

Skukuza
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My experience was a great surprise. I was asked to accompany someone for a coaching session and did not know what to expect. It was really excellent and would recommend anyone to Imbali. You have a great venue and understand hospitality. Thank you very much.

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Imbali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear benbR629WP, Thank you for your kind and constructive feedback. We are delighted to know that you had a pleasant stay and hope that you return to Imbali Safari Lodge in the near future. Kind regards The Imbali team. More 

Struisbaai, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We spent four fantastic days in a beautiful natural ambiance, enjoying the wonder of creation in luxurious and peaceful surroundings. A really wonderful and rejuvenating experience. We saw the Big Five two days in a row, and experienced real bush hospitality sat its best.

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Imbali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mannres M, Thank you for your wonderful comments regarding your stay at Imbali Safari Lodge. It is truly rewarding to know that our guests leave us with a smile. We hope that we have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards The Imbali team. More 

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