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Imbali Safari Lodge

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Imbali Concession | Skukuza, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014
ElsH711 Newbury, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Imbali was our last stop on our BIG birthday holiday and coming on the heels of the disappointment at Hoyo-Hoyo, it needed to be good. Despite the fact that it is bigger (13 rooms) than both Hamilton's Tented Safari Camp (6 rooms) and Hoyo-Hoyo (6 rooms), it did not disappoint. A light and airy room with a jacuzzi on the... More

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Imbali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear ElsH711, Thank you for your lovely review of Imbali. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and made the most of the beautiful sunrise! We hope to welcome you back to Imbali Safari Lodge for another holiday. Warm regards, The Imbali team More

hoek van holland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

What a Great place to stay in the middle of kruger national park!! It takes aprox 1,5 hour drive from the orphen gate entrypoint and a tip if you dont know the road in the park buy the routemap at the entry point!! When you arrive at the hotel you Will be amazed how such a place can be made... More

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Imbali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear dutchman_8, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you had a good safari holiday with us. We hope to see you again at Imbali Safari Lodge for another wonderful stay. Regards, The Imbali team More

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This was our first safari experience and I can't imagine a better place to stay for an excellent experience. The staff was friendly, helpful and ready and willing to serve. We stayed for two nights at this all inclusive lodge and had wonderful game drives which allowed us to see the Big Five on just three drives. Food was good,... More

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Imbali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Elaine G, Thank you for your lovely review... we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us at Imbali Safari Lodge! We hope to welcome you back to the lodge for another unforgettable safari holiday soon. Warm regards, The Imbali team More

Sandton, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

We spent 2 glorious nights at Imbali last week. The service, food and game viewing was superb. We would like to thank our ranger Jason as well as the whole crew from Moses, Julius, Mary, Baldwin, Colbet, etc. for their knowledge, friendliness and excellent service. The rooms were magnificent with a lovely touch of privacy. We would also like to... More

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Imbali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Richard W, Thank you for your lovely review. We are thrilled that you had such a wonderful stay with us. We hope to welcome you back to Imbali Safari Lodge again soon. Warm regards, The Imbali team More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Imbali safari lodge was an amazing eco-lodge. I had a wonderful experience with my family. Great safari and amazing hospitality. The rangers were highly trained and we had the opportunity to see the big five. SAFARI AT ITS BEST.

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Imbali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Vikram A, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful experience with us at Imbali Safari Lodge. We hope to welcome you back to Imbali for another safari holiday soon. Warm regards, The Imbali team More

Boise, Idaho
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

After 20 years, we returned to Kruger National Park. We found ourselves walking into this beautiful lodge and being greeted by a small herd of elephants at the waterhole that was across the dry river bed from the lodge. The traditional cool washcloth and refreshing drink were very welcome after our flight from Cape Town and the following drive to... More

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Dear Dee T, Thank you for your wonderful review! We are delighted that you had such a wonderful experience with us at Imbali Safari Lodge. We hope you will visit us again soon. Warmest regards, The Imbali team More

Nancy, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

A very nice stay during 2 days in this hotel. Each room is in a separate lodge with a large bed, ....Very quiet and confortable. The food is excellent. We made 4 safaris with a kind driver - guide and we got beautiful photos of the big fives, except leopard. Excellent service.

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Dear Francis L, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at Imbali Safari Lodge. We hope to welcome you back again for another visit soon. Warm regards, The Imbali team More

Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This is the most incredible place I have ever stayed. Before I arrived, I could not wait to go on safari. But, once I arrived, I also came to realize that it is an incredibly relaxing and tranquil experience. There are not computers when you arrive, there is just a beautiful wooden desk. The staff greets you in such a... More

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Imbali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear TravelerRach, Thank you for your wonderful review! We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope to welcome you back to the lodge for another relaxing safari holiday soon. Warmest regards, The Imbali team More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

An outstanding and lovely holiday experience! From the moment of arrival to our departure we were nurtured and cared for by the Imbali team, and the warm and peaceful heart of the African bush alike. Our room was lovely, with private terrace, jacuzzi and sunbeds included. The main lodge was perfect with a view over the sandy river bed to... More

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Imbali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Helen W, Thank you for your review, we are thrilled that you had such a wonderful safari holiday with us at Imbali Safari Lodge. We look forward to welcoming you back to the lodge soon. Warm regards, The Imbali team More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The time we had in Kruger, staying at Imbali - was the highlight of our trip to Africa! We could not have chosen a better place to stay. Rooms were lovely, jacuzzi on the deck was a great added bonus! Great location with a little waterhole opposite the main deck (where you eat your meals) lots of animals randomly popped... More

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Imbali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear AmyB, Thank you for your lovely Tripadvisor review. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful experience at Imbali! We hope to welcome you back to the lodge for another safari holiday on your next trip to Africa. Warmest regards, The Imbali team More

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Address: Imbali Concession | Skukuza, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Imbali Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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