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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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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this is my 2nd visit to Simbambili Game Lodge in 3 years, the service, food and friendly lodge team makes this place one of few good lodges that makes you wanna come again and enjoy the bush , big room with own pool and outside bed with complete privacy just amazing. will be back in the future.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simbambili does not disappoint. We've just come back from our 2nd visit (after 7 yrs or so) and the lodge has maintained its excellent standards. Great food, wonderful staff, fabulous massage, beautiful rooms and lounge/dining/deck area. Christina is a caring host and Doug a brilliant guide (engaging, attentive and shares loads of interesting info).The game viewing was excellent! I highly... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've just returned from our first ever safari to the Simbambilli game lodge., we were welcomed by Christina and introduced to our butler Rainus who was polite, courteous and a credit to the game lodge. The food was delicious, lots of choice, breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks/snacks whilst out on the game drives. Our guide, Sipps and tracker, Service, were... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at the game lodge late afternoon and as soon as we got there we felt welcomed and we'll looked after. The welcoming cocktails were delicious and lunch was ready for us right away. The lunch was HUGE but delicious. Once finished we went right away on a game drive where we saw 4 out of the big fives... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here in March 2013 and had the most incredible time. The staff were brilliant, the food amazing (I’ve never spent 3 days more full in my life!), and the rooms luxury. We saw all of the big 5 and a cheetah with her cubs and also a kill so were lucky with our drives. Our ranger Liam was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Simbambili for our honeymoon. We had the most amazing and memorable time. From the vanilla scented towels and ice tea upon arrival to the care and thoughtfulness of the staff; Simbambili became our home away from home. The staff provides personalized attention to detail (i.e., food, romantic evenings in your suite) for each guest.... More 

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Northfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

From our greeting at the door (with vanilla-scented washcloths to freshen up) to our farewell 4 days later, this experience was absolutely amazing! The individual lodges are luxurious, the food is outstanding & beautifully presented and the staff could not be more attentive. Our safari guides were so knowledgeable about the animals & so accommodating in locating animals that fascinated... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We only stayed 3 nights, but would have LOVED to stay at least 4-5! The service was like nothing I have experienced, it was so amazing. Our guide/driver was Doug and Tracker was Yusi - both were very knowledgeable and nice. Doug would even have a drink with us in the evenings and had dinner with us one night too.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights and were lucky enough to have Doug as our Ranger and Vusi as our tracker. The rooms are wonderful - lots of space, an excellent out door deck with plunge pool and outdoor double day bed - all overlooking the river bed. We have been lucky enough to go on safari in South Africa a... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We spend 3 days/nights during our recent in holiday in SA. Have never been on a photo safari before and really did not know what to expect, but everything we got was amazing, the game (big five and much more), the staff helpful and friendly, the suite spacious and beautiful, the food fantastic (thanks Dolly !). We could have done... More 

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