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Sabie River Bush Lodge

3.0 of 5 R536 Portia Shabangu Drive | Kruger Gate road, Hazyview 1402, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are a family of four (children 11 and13) and stsyed here for 3 nights. We had a great time. We were in one room ( this wasn't clear when booking) but we were quite comfortable, we were so tired after safari we all slept well! The food was good, there was a choice of 3 starters, 2 main and... More

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Hampshire, UK
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31 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Isn't it strange, you can read a review here and it makes you wary re someone. Well we spent three nights here around the Skukuza Half and we found *all* of the staff - most notably Stuart the Manager to be superb. There was a mix up in the booking and Stuart had a fantastic demeanour and approach to resolving... More

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Carbondale, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic experience! We recently stayed at Sabie River Bush Lodge with a bunch of our friends and family. During this time we also booked out the entire lodge for one day to celebrate our wedding! Organizing a wedding in South Africa from the United States can be particularly challenging, however, Sabie River Bush Lodge was incredibly accommodating and... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for five days, went on four Kruger Park Safaris. Accomodation was comfortable, clean and affordable. Meals were varied each day and were good, quite large by my standards. We stayed in the safari tents overlooking the Sabi River which is in Kruger National Park. Perhaps a highlight was after returning from a safari we were sitting on the deck... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

The staff themselves were fantastic . I think it was welsy who checked us in and looked after our needs at reception Lazarus around the lodge and life on our drives. Your service and hospitality were outstanding. Life was the best driver - he made sure we saw everything there was to see and we saw the big 5. The... More

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Paphos, Cyprus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The lodge has a nice deck overlooking Sabie river. You can sit there, enjoy your cocktail and look at the river and listen to the sounds of nature. However, it is SO NOISY. There is construction going on the whole afternoon, except Sunday, and the worse....there is a bar nearby that plays LOUD music till 2 in the morning. We... More

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sabieriverbushlodge, Owner at Sabie River Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Goilista Thank you for taking the time to review the Lodge and thank you for your business we all really appreciate it. In respect of your review, due to the growth of the Lodge and the demand for more accommodation we contracted a construction company to build the addition Log Cabins at the Lodge with a contract period of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights in June 14 during our Kruger Safari. Accommodation in a beautiful room with huge thatch roof. Had satellite tv and Wifi. The food and the service and friendliness of all the staff was first class. There were 2 choices for main course every night and everything we had was very tasty. There is even... More

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I stayed her only one night after spending 4 nights at lodges within Kruger Park. What a contrast to the rip off prices and poor food on offer at the various camps in the park I arrived just before dark and left the next morning at 10am so I couldnt enjoy the outside relaxation area. The.lodge is right on the... More

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Peterlee, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely superb experience. Really top notch safari lodge at an excellent price. Location was great, right on the River Sabie about 10miles from Paul Kruger Gate. The lodge has an excellent decking area overlooking the river (with pool and bonfire area), great for sitting in the sun during the day or sitting by the fire at night. Staff lit a... More

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sabieriverbushlodge, Owner at Sabie River Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Travelling John thank you for your business we at Sabie River Bush Lodge really appreciated it. We all would like to thank you for the time you have taken to review our lodge and as a top contributor it is satisfying that you have rated the with FIVE stars. I will definitely take up your concerns with the lodge.... More

Val d'Isere
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We stayed there en famille with our baby and we had a good expereince overall except for a couple of things. The hotel in all inclusive, half board. The food was reasonnably good on the first night and not so good for the other two nights. The room was really good and big wuth everything on hand. We were looking... More

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sabieriverbushlodge, Owner at Sabie River Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Pairfati firstly I would like to thank you for your business and taking the time to review our Lodge. I have taken up your concerns with the manager at the lodge and would just like to clear up your concerns. the entrance fees into the Kruger National Park on open game drive vehicles is determined by the park and... More

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Address: R536 Portia Shabangu Drive | Kruger Gate road, Hazyview 1402, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Hazyview
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Hotel Class:3 star — Sabie River Bush Lodge 3*
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Located on the banks of the Sabie River overlooking the majestic Kruger National Park lies Sabie River Bush Lodge, a bush lodge where you can "recharge your soul" and experience the African Bush. Situated a mere 19kms from the world famous Paul Kruger Gate and 13kms from Phabeni Gate, this is the place you want to be! Sitting on our raised pool deck enjoying great, friendly service and a cocktail with an African twist, one can view the BIG 5 and some of our smaller, yet beautiful, wildlife. With an extensive bird watching opportunity, there is no better place to sit back, relax and take in the natural beauty of the African Bushveld while all your needs are taken care of by our staff! Join us on a guided safari in our open vehicle into the Kruger National Park for a chance to get closer to the amazing animals the Kruger National Park boasts home to. ... more   less 
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