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Sabie River Bush Lodge

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R536 Portia Shabangu Drive | Kruger Gate road, Hazyview 1402, South Africa
Sabie River Bush Lodge
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very calm and peaceful establishment. Great place to relax. Went on the morning game drive, which lasted almost 6 hours with a very professional tour guide. Staff always friendly and food of very high quality

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Phoenix, az
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for two nights with our kids. I cannot say enough about the staff. They were so nice. The food was very good. We stayed in a room rather than the tent as we had two kids. We did take a peek at the tent rooms and they were amazing. There is a hotel pool.... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay near Kruger gate! Staff was incredible at every turn. They even washed our car while we were on safari. We had a wonderful talk with the owner during our stay and learned much about South Africa and the area. Dinner was included in our stay and was delicious. Wine was also available for sale. We were... More 

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

Hi Candie thank you for taking the time to review the Lodge. As a senior contributor on Tripadvisor you have obviously visited many establishments during your travels and it is very heartening to see that you rated Sabie River Bush Lodge so highly. i will pass on your review to all the staff, it really motivates them. Thank you for... More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was looking for a tented camp site and the opportunities were limited then I found this place. The tents were great, very safe and large space, great river views. I stayed in the river front tent which offered beautiful morning view of hippos up close. The staff were so friendly and very relaxed, the food was good, and the... More 

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

Hi Sheridan thank you for your business and the positive review that you have placed on Tripadvisor. The compliments that you have made regarding the food etc is really pleasing to hear and I will pass-on the information to our kitchen staff, they are often not seen around the lodge but form an integral part of the Lodge. Hope to... More 

County Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the location of the lodge is perfect for game drives and still close to hazyview. the view is amazing especially the two hippos in the lake just over the fance. the barbeque was lovely too with the fire blazing

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

Hi Susan thank you for taking the time to review our Lodge, we all appreciate your business and thank you for your positive comments. it is always pleasing as the owner of the Lodge to see reviews from guests that have travelled all over the world and taken the time to review so many of the establishments that they have... More 

London
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived here by transfer to then go to Kruger Park the following day. We had a wonderful time in this extremely relaxed setting and watching animals come to the river which was just where we had dinner. It was surreal to see these animal on the boundaries on where we were sleeping (cordoned by electric fence so don't worry)... More 

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

Hi Uncut Diamond - Thank you for your business, we all really appreciate it. Thank you for taking the time to review our lodge and thank you for the positive comments in the review and in particular those on Life who took you on your tours and visits around the lowveld, I will pass on the review to Life thanks.... More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good good clean and centrally located Overall a great experience with friendly helpful staff Free wi fi was nice if not a little slow Was good value for money and we enjoyed the Braai with the camp fire to keep us warm We would go back and lastly it is well located between hazyview and Paul Kruger Gate

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

Hi Aidan - Thank you for the time taken to review our Lodge. As a senior contributor to Tripadvisor it is great to receive such good reviews from global travellers who have travelled and reviewed many previous stays at other establishments. Thank you for your business we all appreciate it, trust we will see you at our Lodge soon. Regards... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I stayed at sabie lodge with my husband in May 2015 for 3 nights. We had an amazing time at the lodge and on safari with William. The staff were so very welcoming and attentive to our needs. The chef went out of his way to cater to my needs (vegetarian and gluten free), the veg curry was delicious! We... More 

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

Hi Aidan - Thank you for the time taken to review our Lodge. As a senior contributor to Tripadvisor it is great to receive such good reviews from global travellers who have travelled and reviewed many previous stays at other establishments. Thank you for your business we all appreciate it, trust we will see you at our Lodge soon. Regards... More 

Maribor, Slovenia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We stayed there only for 1 night on our way to Kruger Park, but it was worthwhile. It is situated along Sabie river, and we stayed in cabin directly by the river, with our own terrace, where we watched the river flow by. Rooms were very comfortable and we had a great night sleep.

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

Hi Mik thank you for your business and the time taken ti review our Lodge. i would also like to thank you for the kind words that you had for the lodge we all really appreciate it. I will pass on your positive review to all the staff, it really gives them a boost in moral when they see positive... More 

New Delhi, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

First thing that you like about the place is the amazing viewing deck along the pool. The food is sumptuous, and already included in the tariff. But the best part of the south africa trip by far, is the safari. Mesmerising drives day and night into the jungle. Lions, cheetahs, leopards and what not. We had a wonderful time.

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

Hi Inderpeet, it is great to receive a review from india as we do cater for the indian market and have had a number of travellers staying with us. it is good to hear that the food was up to your expectations, the chefs will be glad to hear that their standards are appreciated by our guests, it is one... More 

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