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Sabie River Bush Lodge

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3.0 of 5
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R536 Portia Shabangu Drive | Kruger Gate road, Hazyview 1402, South Africa
Sabie River Bush Lodge
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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We stayed in a 'tent' at Sabie River, it was very luxurious with a clean and comfortable king sized bed and electricity. We overlooked the river and enjoyed amazing views, however there were a lot of Mosquitos. They were largely kept away from the accommodation being attracted to powerful lights down by the river, but I would recommend deet !... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'm a safari guide so I get to experience a variety of lodges. I took 15 guests (2 groups) to this lodge in March 2015. I've since booked two more groups for July 2015 and Sept 2015. One of those groups includes my own family so that is an indication of how satisfied I am with the overall service. The... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this facility in early March as part of our tour. Two nights was all it took to be taken advantage of with a brazen act of thievery from our lodges internal safe that was supposedly locked! We had spent a day on the road exploring the sites of the local area only to return to our lodge... More 

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

Hi Max (We believe that this might be an assumed name of one of our competitors) It is once again unfortunate that you have tried the defame our Lodge. it is also regrettable that I have to respond to a guest in such a manner as it is not the way, we at Sabie River Bush Lodge, interact with our... More 

Alameda, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good value for money, near to the Kruger Gate entrance to Kru Park, the Sabie River Bush Lodge is a tidy little rest area with interesting rondoval rooms, a really cute common dining area on a second-floor al fresco wooden structure, and relaxing views into Kruger Park from the veranda, dining areas, pool, and grounds. The staff are enthusiastic, attentive,... More 

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

Hi Mickey thank you for taking the time to review our Lodge. It is always good to see positive reviews from experienced travellers like yourself. your business is really appreciated. We strive to make our most important assets at the Lodge, our guests, as comfortable as possible. it is great to hear that you enjoyed the food at the Lodge,... More 

Sydney
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We stayed one night in the Luxury River Frontage bush tent. The accommodation was perfect; it is a luxury tent, with bathroom attached. The staff were so helpful and friendly. Food was plentiful with lots of variety and the location is superb. Within 20 mins we spotted an elephant across the river. The lodge is the perfect size and layout... More 

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

Hi Roisin thank you for the business we all really appreciate it. i would like to thank you for your time in reviewing our lodge, we make use of reviews as training and service level indicators. it is clear from your review that the staff at the Lodge have definitely meet your expectations from number of angles, service, food, location... More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

This is a return trip and I'm pleased to say that the Sabie River Bush Lodge is still on form! Wonderful stay. The river location is fantastic and a variety of wildlife can be seen across the river in the park. We saw elephants, monkeys and some beautiful birds. We stayed in tent 4, as we did last time and... More 

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

Hi Ian thank you for your return business and the time taken to write a review about our Lodge. it is great to see from your review of your stay that you have noticed that the service excellence that we offer at the Lodge has not changed since your last visit. We judge our Lodge by the amount of guests... More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We are SAD to report the undoing of the Sabie River Bush Lodge. Unfortunately we were ROBBED of our valuable item that was contained in the room safe. We stayed here for two nights and on the second day we realised that our safe had been tampered with as it didn’t recognise our code. We later found out that our... More 

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

Hi Suhayaped thank you for your business we all really appreciate it. it is truly unfortunate that you have decided to post such a defamatory review on Tripadvisor and I, as the owner, would like to reply with the ACTUAL FACTS of the matter. The matter was reported to me the same day that you departed from the lodge and... More 

Malelane, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stayed at Sabie River Bush Lodge for 3 nights (Dinner/Bed/Breakfast) in tent number 5 overlooking the river. Very enjoyable, would absolutely come back, what a wonderful place with a beautiful view of the river. We were very fortunate and had the elephants right in front of our tent several times during the stay. The 3 course dinner meals served... More 

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Silvedale, United States
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We booked 2 rooms (tent lodges) that looked right out to the river. The sunsets and sunrises were breathe taking wonders. Our rooms, staff and ambiance is more than one could ask. Staff cared for our every need or request with joy, accuracy and speed. We will return there again and again as our travels permit. Easy access to surrounding... More 

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Cerro Veronese, Italy
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I stayed at Sabie River Bush Lodge 4 days and 3 nights. I chosed the place because of the very good reviews on tripadvisor. I purchased a safari pachage with all included, breakfast, lunch and dinner. 3 safaris during morning, afternoon and sunset in 2 different days. I have seen a lot of animals very close by and 4 of... More 

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