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Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge

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Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If I could rate this 6 stars - I would! From the moment we were greeted by Joe (our ranger) who whisked us off in our open top landrover as soon as we touched down on the tarmac of Sabi Sabi's private airport to the end when Richard (our tracker) dropped us off after 4 glorious days - this was... More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the earth lodge and it was perfect. My ranger, Taila, was extremely knowledgable, friendly, and enthusiastic. The spotter, Candy, was excellent. All of the food was delicious. All do the lodge staff was helpful and eager to please with friendly greetings and prompt service. The entire staff was there to please. The spa was enjoyable. I highly... More 

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Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We can thoroughly recommend this lodge Amazing accommodation fantastic service terrific food with superb game viewing Rangers and trackers top notch Had buffalo around the lodge with hyaena pups close by Leopard sightings everyday Can't ask for more

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SabiSabiReserve, Manager at Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the feedback and the recommendation. It is wonderful to hear from our guests and to read that you so enjoyed your experience at Earth Lodge. May the memories last a lifetime, and we hope to one day welcome you back at Sabi Sabi. More 

Johannesburg
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our families third visit to Earth Lodge and it continues to impress! The design and layout of the camp is contemporary and a refreshing deviation from the normal wooden decking and thatch architecture, normally found at safari camps. This is a huge factor for my wife as the brick and mortar structure keeps the creepy crawlies out at... More 

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SabiSabiReserve, Manager at Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you - we so appreciate your great review regarding your third stay at Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge! It was a pleasure to host you, and we are thrilled that you had an overall excellent stay once again. We value all feedback and are thankful for your comments regarding your dining experience. We look forward to sharing in more special... More 

Los Angeles
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During a Botswana South Africa Zambia trip this camp was the highlight. Food was at the highest level. Rooms are probably 1000 sq ft or more with great sitting rooms and facilities. Guides are knowledgeable and vehicles are in top condition. Full recommendation without hesitation.

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SabiSabiReserve, Manager at Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you – we are delighted to read that you had a fantastic stay at Earth Lodge last year and so enjoyed the food, the spacious suites and the safaris. We hope the memories linger and that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back in the not too distant future. Thanks again & kind regards More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most beautiful place, excellent, spacious and comfortable rooms. Very clean. Lots of staff who were all very friendly and attentive to guests. Wonderful spa. Darroll, great chef, Eric, great waiter. FW and Gavin wonderful team to take you on safari. Wonderful hotel managers. Probably the best hotel experience we ever had.

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SabiSabiReserve, Manager at Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to give us feedback on your stay at Earth Lodge. We are so pleased that Earth Lodge was an excellent experience for you! The whole team will be thrilled to hear your comments – especially Darrol, Eric, FW and Given. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Thank you and kind... More 

Wollongong, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I rate this place right up there....Jacque Smit and his team have excelled! Everything was just perfect and the Safari excursions led by Franna and his trusty guide Candy were full of those memories that will stay with me forever.....

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SabiSabiReserve, Manager at Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you! We so appreciate the comments regarding your stay at Earth Lodge and we are delighted that you had a fabulous stay. We will be sure to pass on your comments to Jacques, Franscois, Candy as well as the rest of the Earth Lodge team, and we hope it is not too long before we can welcome you back... More 

London, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

You have marvellous rooms with superb facilities, great food and drink, a nice spa with very highly rated massage treatments and of course morning and afternoon game drives. There is only one problem with this place. There isn't enough time to enjoy it all! We found we spent so much time out of the room we hardly had time to... More 

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SabiSabiReserve, Manager at Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great feedback and high recommendation of your stay at Earth Lodge. We hope to welcome you back for another wonderful experience, more great food and safaris! Thanks once again and kind regards More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is the best that South Africa has to offer in a luxury bush break-away for couples. The staff is fantastic and you can see the Big5 within 2 days. The only downside is that this is too expensive for the normal man on the street and very few people can afford it.

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SabiSabiReserve, Manager at Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much Werner for your feedback! We are thrilled you had a wonderful stay at Earth Lodge and so enjoyed the experience. We hope the memories last a lifetime, and would love to welcome you back for another stay in the future. Thank you once again & kind regards More 

Melbourne
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29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We really felt like we left a piece of our hearts behind as we reluctantly left the heaven that is Earth Lodge. Our guide Joe and tracker Richard were amazing - they not only found us the most incredible game, but it was their sense of humour and care that we had the best safari ever, that made it really... More 

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SabiSabiReserve, Manager at Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback on your recent stay at Earth Lodge! We are so proud of our passionate team and are delighted that your experience, both on safari and at the Lodge, was so wonderful and that it has created such special memories. We will ensure your feedback is passed on to the whole team, most... More 

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