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5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   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
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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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Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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76 reviews 76 reviews
31 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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

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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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We spent 4 nights of our honeymoon at Simbambili during our 3 week honeymoon around South Africa. Although we stayed a many amazing places on our holiday, Simbambili stood out and was definitely the highlight of our trip. The first thing i noticed when checking in was how welcoming and friendly the staff is. Everything from reception (Gaby & Alison)... More 

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pretoria
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Simbambili is a real romantic lodge for travellers looking for an unforgettable romatic break. The lodge offer your own private secluded villa with a private sala and plunge pool. Although the decor we found a bit tired and need an upgrade. The food is average, wine list have a selection of SA wines. Found it pricey compared to other lodges.... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This was our last visit after two weeks in South Africa. We wanted to visit the Kruger area and Sabi Sand Game Reserve is part of the wider Kruger. The lodge is without doubt a luxury destination. The cabins and the central dining/lounge area have the appearance of native buildings, but the inside is pure luxury. The staff always make... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We recently stayed at Simbambili for three nights on our honeymoon. We've never been to Africa before, and had no idea what to expect. I put a lot of trust in my travel agent and crossed my fingers. This lodge was more than I imagined in my wildest dreams. Firstly, I really appreciated the orientation we received when we first... More 

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Address: Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1363, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Simbambili Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Simbambili Game Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Hotel Simbambili Game
Simbambili Game Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve

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