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Lion Sands River Lodge

5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Kruger National Park 1240, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Fl
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had such an overall great experience at Lion Sands. My husband and I stayed there for 3 nights. From the moment we arrived, we were greeted warmly with a welcome drink, and taken to our beautiful room (#14). The room had a wonderful shower, tub, comfortable bed, great view of the river bed (it was dry when we went... More

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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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55 reviews 55 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent cottages,super service,beautiful view. Must stay in this lodge.My proposal is to stay for 3 nights.We were ( last June) very lucky staying and having various sightings of all wild animals.We saw big five plus.. We had the most exciting time with the game viewing in the Sabi Sands area.Our guides made our programme so interesting! Rooms and staff were... More

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FOLSOM
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Totally clean and attractive facility, several separate sitting places with varied ambiance, organized & friendly staff, and great menu and food preparation. A totally rewarding experience. I'll go back! Adult children accompanied us and all enjoyed and learned from the twice daily safaris. Duane was our knowledgeable guide and Elliot was a very efficient and friendly waiter.

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Manchester, UK
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63 reviews 63 reviews
58 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for three nights at the Lion Sands River Lodge on safari. The place is absolutely beautiful. The rooms are excellent and very comfortable. The food is sublime, and the game drives were brilliant (Simon, our ranger was phenomenal and seemed to know everything about everything). Our stay here was only marred by us changing rooms (due to availability) for... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a dream trip and the Lions Sand River lodge is a dream. From the excellent rooms, service food and the 5 star safaris no one can find fault with anything at this Lodge. The staff is off the charts - the food even better and the Safaris are out of this world. This is a must stay for... More

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Bloomington, Indiana, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This resort's staff was excellent! The service was superb - dinner service was timely and friendly, management addressed any and all issues promptly, and housekeeping always found new ways to make the room special. Their general and hotel managers (new as of a few months ago) are a lovely, worldly couple with a great story and are well-equipped to help... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We spent three nights at Lion Sands, not long enough to appreciate all the lodge had to offer. We were here for the safaris but would have enjoyed our stay even if they weren't an option. The whole place oozed luxury, with well appointed private & communal areas. The food was excellent, made all the better by Jabulani's attentiveness. All... More

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london
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Beautiful place! Great food, great wine and service. Big comfy bed with electric blanket to warm at night ! Free mini bar in room, lovely private decking outside room, lots of amenities ! Exciting safaris and nice gin & tonic in the bush! We saw the big five and so many other animals - fantastic ! Lovely managers Ronnie and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Beautiful place! Great food, great wine and service. Big comfy bed with electric blanket to warm at night ! Free mini bar in room, lovely private decking outside room, lots of amenities ! Exciting safaris and nice gin & tonic in the bush! We saw the big five and so many other animals - fantastic ! Lovely managers Ronnie and... More

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This was by far the best service I have ever received while on vacation. The staff set the bar high for any other vacation I now take. Our waiter Jabulani was incredible, every person in the service industry should take a page out of his book. Our guide Mike was also a trip highlight. He knew everything there is to... More

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Address: Kruger National Park 1240, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Lion Sands River Lodge 5*
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Lion Sands River Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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