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Imbali Safari Lodge

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Imbali Concession, Kruger Park, Skukuza, 1350 | Skukuza, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Richard W Sandton, South Africa
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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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sandton, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

2 reviews
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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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

Yorktown, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My daughter and I stayed at the Imbali Safari Lodge for 3 days in mid-April. I have traveled all over the world and this lodge has to be near the top of my list for places to stay. Everyone on the staff was very friendly and ready to do anything required to make our visit an enjoyable one. In particular,... More

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

Dear Alan M, Thank you for your lovely Tripadvisor review! We are delighted that you had such a great stay with us at Imbali. We will pass your comments on to Andrew and the chef. We hope to welcome you back to Imbali Safari Lodge again soon. Warmest regards, The Imbali team More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stayed here in March. Perfect! We were so impressed by the surroundings and the rooms, absolutely outstanding! We had a room that over looked the river with its own plunge pool, that was exhilarating, not sure if they go into hot tub mode in the colder months? The food was amazing, the surroundings awesome, the staff went beyond anything... More

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

Dear divermamaconroe_Tx, Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that your memories of Imbali are still making you smile, all these months later. We hope to welcome you back to Imbali again soon. Warm regards, The Imbali team More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Very peaceful. Great to relax on the deck over the waterhole where you will see game throughout the day. Comfortable accommodation and excellent service and good food. Wonderful game drives. You wont be disappointed.

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Dear Farrel H, Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you had such a great safari holiday with us. We hope to welcome you back to Imbali Safari Lodge again soon. Warm regards, The Imbali team More

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Address: Imbali Concession, Kruger Park, Skukuza, 1350 | 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*
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