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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
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my husband and i stayed here for 3 nights at the beginning of our african trip,, and wow , what a way to start,,a beautiful, intimate lodge, fantastic service,warm and welcoming staff,(christina, arnold) and FANTASTIC GAME DRIVES!! thank you, sipps and service, for your tracking skills and ability to see things we cannot,,, the big 5 the first drive out,,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

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 April 21, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

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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