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Sabi River Sun Resort

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Main Sabie Road, Hazyview 1242 , South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We spent 5 days here at Easter. The bungalows were great, nice layout, plenty of space, clean and well looked after. The maids were all friendly and worked around us. I would recommend staying here for anyone who wants to explore the lower half of the Kruger National Park. I would certainly be happy to stay here again.

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Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We read bad reviews of the hotel and nearly did not go. But we like the charm of retro hotels and the price was so reasonable that we decided to give is a try anyway. Soooo pleasantly surprised!!! Great value for money. Extremely helpful and friendly staff. Entertainment for family. Amazing ambiance. Good food. Fantastic views. Manager on top of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

Hotel is dirty, tied and very old. Rooms are basic and have 1950s metal windows that don't shut, hard uncomfortable beds, tiny bathrooms with brown tiles that have been painted over with white paint, aircon as noisy as a jet engine and all fixtures and fittings are cheap, nasty and old. Restaurant is dire. Buffet breakfasts are adequate. Dinner buffets... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We spent one night at Sabi River, breaking our trip before heading into the park. Well the resort is pretty as its on the golf course, but the hotel is really old. Think its the oldest one in the group. Its in need of an upgrade, but the rooms were ok and was the service.. Waited for ages for bath... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We were very disappointed with our first stay in this hotel - the rooms were old, shabby and well worn and the portion size of food served when we ordered dinner from the AlaCarte menu were so small that we considered ordering another meal to share. Very dissapointing

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

What a lovely surprise Sabi River Sun was! The bungalows were very nice. A lovely verandah with a braai area. An excellent resort for a family. Everything you would need in the kitchen, comfortable beds. The golf course looked great, wish I had taken golf clubs. The resort was situated close to Hazyview.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

This was my second stay at my sister's Time Share bungalow - I first stayed there in 2008. My only disappointment was the reduced number of Hippos in the Hippo Pool. On my first visit there were over a dozen or more hippos more most days - this time the numbers were half that total. The bungalow was well equipped... More 

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Centurion, South Africa
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42 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013 via mobile

the resort is centrally situated to places of interest such as two entrances to the Kruger National Park +-10 km away. the resort views from rooms are majestic!the Sabi river is flowing through the resort;night Hippo viewing on the resort itself,splendid golf lawns,mountain bikes available to explore the resort wonders. the hotel meals caters for all. resort is child friendly... More 

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Paarl, South Africa
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

We stayed in one of the bungalows for 7 days. Beautiful gardens and golf course. Abundant bird life. The hippos and crocodile that live on the estate are a wonderful attraction and it's amazing to watch the animals up close. The bungalows are neat and clean and wonderful for family stays. There is plenty to do in the resort and... More 

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Durban, South Africa
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Great value for money All rooms clean Great room service prices Breakfast was excellent. Actiivy Desk booked us a day tour to the Kruger - so convenient, pick and drop to the hotel. General Manager Roger, ever present interacting with the guests.

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