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Simbambili Game Lodge

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Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1363, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lodge was beautifully decorated in a safari type décor, large tiled bath, plunge pool, netted bed and daybed outside with large OH fan. All the extras. Snacks and drinks in the frig. Flowers strewn on the netted bed when we checked in. Manager always on site to help us. Our own butler to serve/help us. Liam(Ranger) and Mumps(Tracker) were unbelievable... More 

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I travelled here for our honeymoon and I cannot rave enough about it. The rooms were amazing, huge and comfortable beds. Naps in the afternoon were woken by monkeys running across the ruff. The staff were hands down the best! We had the privilege of Ranas attending to us as our butler, he was incredible especially for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Absolutely perfect stay at Simbambili. The safari was incredible – saw all of the big 5, and a leopard on every game drive, and Doug our ranger was very knowledgeable and full of fascinating facts. He went far beyond the call of duty – all our game drives significantly overran because there was so much to see! The rooms are... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Simbambili really had it all! Fantastic game sightings with an expert tracking team! Our guide Sipps and tracker Service were absolutely amazing in both their focus on the customer and tracking success! On our very first game drive, we followed a Leopard's tracks around on our way back for dinner from out sundowner drive and ended up following the leopard... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

It was my first time in Africa, my first safari…..and I loved it. It was all I expected and more!!!! This lodge is beautifully done…..the food is amazing and I was so impressed with the people that works there. Everyone comes out and says hi to you since the moment you get there. Allison, Cristina, Arnold, Yolanda…..all amazing people. When... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

As my daughter said on departure - I've just left Paradise. How wonderful. I arranged this through Rainbow Tours, it was their suggestion, as a surprise for daughter's birthday. Others have said everything we need to say. It was also our 40th anniversary and we got the full bath, champagne and candles treatment. Our guide was fantastic and knowledgeable, the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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31 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Let me just start with "WOW... The whole experience was AMAZING!"... The staff were incredible, warm, efficient and passionate about what they do. The beautiful and equally lovely Christina was our host meeting and greeting us every day with a warm smile and cool vanilla scented towel. She was helpful, patient and nothing was a problem. Arnold our butler was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

I'm not sure where to start; the drives were fantastic (we saw a lion kill, leopard cubs, hyena cubs and more), the rooms were outstanding, the food terrific and plentiful. i can't recommend this place enough. Liam was our guide fyi

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We just completed a fantastic stay at Simbanbili. We stayed for four nights with our two teenage sons. The entire experience was wonderful. The staff led by Liam and Alison were fantastic. We were made to feel our stay would be special from our moment of arrival. Our rooms were luxurious, the food was always delicious and our seven game... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

We came for 3 nights for our honeymoon. We have travelled over 40 countries and both said it was the best place we could have imagined for a honeymoon. The staff was exceptionally friendly and helpful, nothing was too much for them . We had specific food requirements which were adhered to without a reminder. Our butler Stanley was awesome!... More 

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