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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This has been the top safari lodge we have visited thus far. We have been to numerous lodges in northern Sabi Sands, Thornybush and Kapama. To date we have not been to a lodge that has topped this one. With only 8 units, personal care is given to every guest. The units are magnificent, each with an outdoor bed and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent three memorable nights at Simbambili Game Lodge, and left wishing that we could spend more time there. This is the kind of place that will give you an experience you will never, ever forget. The lodging and accommodations are superb: very highest quality in every respect except WiFi, which was spotty at best. But you have to consider... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were fortunate there was a large family that had booked 7 of the 8 lodges, so the camp manager arranged for us to be on private game drives our entire stay. it was AMAZING...and we did have an awesome ranger and tracker to make the trip truly one of a kind for us. the camp also arranged a private... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 June 14, 2015

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 June 6, 2015

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 June 4, 2015

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 June 2, 2015

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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