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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
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for three nights, which I would recommend, as you are really able to unwind and relax. Just an amazing experience on the game drives tracking Shadow and her cub and seeing Mr Anderson eating an impala in the tree. Doug was our guide and Vusi the tracker and they worked really hard to get us to the Big... More 

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Mansfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited the lodge with another couple and had a simply fantastic experience. We were met at the entrance by Christina who welcomed us with warm towels and a cool drink. Our lodge was enormous with a wonderful king- sized bed opening onto a large deck with a plunge pool and an outdoor bed for lounging. The food was superb... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stayed at Simbambili for three nights and had the most amazing experience. We were greeted with a warm welcome from Christina who showed us to our spacious, clean and tastefully decorated private room (with a private plunge pool and day bed). The rooms were absolutely wonderful and Reinas (our butler) was fantastic. The game drives couldn't... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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82 reviews 82 reviews
45 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We expected not so bad, yet got outstanding! Good (and free) WiFi, wonderful food, marvelous service and good amenities and a great bed! Also, a balcony with a private plunge pool, day loungers and a double bed sala for outside enjoyment. The safaris have been excellent, with very good trackers and a knowledgeable guides (Doug was ours) and a superb... More 

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

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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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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Costa Rica
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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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Guildford
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12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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