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Imbali Safari Lodge

5.0 of 5 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
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bruxelles, Belgique
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Imbali Safari Lodge is a very beautiful place in the middle of wild nature. Our room was very comfortable and ellegant. We had our own jacuzzi on the terrace. All the meals were delicious and abundant. Evening and morning safari with a great ranger John - was a pure pleasure. We saw plenty of animals and got a lot of... More 

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

Dear Loving-Travelling123, Thank you for your lovely review of Imbali Safari Lodge. We are delighted that you had a good stay with us, and we hope to welcome you back to the lodge on your next visit to South Africa. Warm regards, The Imbali team More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful place! From Paul Kruger Gate it was quite a drive, but it was defenitely worth it. We saw many animals during our drive and when we reached the lodge we were welcomed in a beautiful place. You all have your own lodge and we had our own jaccuzi as well. The lodge is big and very well... More 

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Dear Rachel_Rotterdam, Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at Imbali Safari Lodge. We will pass your compliments on to the whole team, as they love hearing that they are making memorable holidays for our guests. We hope to welcome you back to Imbali Safari Lodge again soon. Warm regards, The... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for a two-day break in early February. Great well-equipped lodge in a concession in the Kruger Park. Complementary pick-up from Skukuza airport with great game drive to the lodge. Accommodation: Good value for money stay with private veranda and spotlessly clean jacuzzi overlooking riverbed. Privacy despite being one of the bigger lodges with 12 rooms available. Room spacious with... More 

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Dear Steynp, Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you had a good stay with us at Imbali Safari Lodge. We enjoyed having you too, and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Warm regards, The Imbali team More 

Silver Spring, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first safari experience, and our stay at Imbali was wonderful. Our room was delightful - comfortable, cozy, and felt luxurious to us. The porch and plunge pool were the perfect spot to spend time reading in the sun between the morning game drive and lunch. All of the meals (and the tea snacks) were fantastic. We were... More 

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Dear Laura B, Thank you for your lovely review! We are delighted that we could make your first safari experience so memorable. We hope to welcome you back to Imbali Safari Lodge on your next visit to South Africa. Warm regards, The Imbali team More 

Honeydew
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I very seldom write negative reviews, but we have been to many lodges in the past and I feel compelled as this was by far the most disappointing experience. The rooms are on the small side compared to other lodges, but nicely decorated and clean with a turn down service and a little chocolate on the bed which is always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This was my first accommodation on my trip to South Africa ..the rooms are amazing ..the view from the room was fantastic ...the staff is really really friendly ...I do remember the names of the few staff "canwell" he was the guy who fulfilled each n every food related demand ..the safari was awesome...its the best one I have seen... More 

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

Dear Nihit M, 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 to the lodge for another visit on your next trip to South Africa. Warm regards, The Imbali team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

very great Stay in Imbali safari lodge, The staff was very friendly and professionnal, the rooms perfects and good food. Many thanks to Bradley made the games drives funny , we get the big fives , and we spend , a very unforgatable Time with the leopard . Family of ten people coming from Reunion Island 4th to 7th of... More 

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Dear Isabelle L, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you had such a good stay with us at Imbali Safari Lodge and that you will be recommending us to your clients. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Warm regards, The Imbali team More 

Berlin, Germany
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54 reviews 54 reviews
53 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Imbali Safari Lodge probably is not a five star property, and service and food quality are nothing to write home about. It is however a thoroughly solid experience, and completely fine considering the (remote) location and the (reasonable) price. The compound has a good and authentic atmosphere, rooms are large and comfortable, and staff is nice and professional. It is... More 

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

Dear 10179k79, Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed the safari experience at Imbali Safari Lodge. We hope to welcome you back to the lodge again for another holiday soon. Warm regards, The Imbali team More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Dirty tired and disappointing. Game drives good and that's the only positive. Would not recommend it as a 4 star more of a 3-! Shame as we were really looking toward to it. Food is less than average and service more than less adequate. Rooms are dark dingey dismal and dirty .

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

Dear Bkemsley, Thank you for your feedback. We are most disappointed to read that your experience at Imbali Safari Lodge did not match your expectations. We have elevated this to our senior management, who has been in contact with you directly. We thank you for the opportunity to improve our service offering. Regards, The Imbali team More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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81 reviews 81 reviews
24 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The Imbali Safari Lodge is a private concession within the Kruger Park. This means that the accommodation is far superior to the Government accommodation in the Park, but the Lodge is still bound by the restrictions that come within the Park, which means that game vehicles cannot go off the roads beyond their concession. We stayed as a group of... More 

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

Dear TravelOften1968, Thank you for your Tripadvisor review. We are delighted that you had a good stay with us at Imbali Safari Lodge. We are especially glad that you enjoyed our exclusive facilities, excellent cuisine, staff and game drives, and that you found the lodge to be good value for money. The concession is an area of approximately 10,000 hectares,... 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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