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Lion Sands Ivory Lodge

Sabi Sand Game Reserve | (Shaw's Gate Entrance), Kruger National Park 1240, South Africa
Lion Sands Ivory Lodge
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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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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely Superior! Lodge, service, hospitality, wildlife viewing and overall experience was all exceptional and certainly creating lifetime memories. Rangers were very knowledgeable and quickly found all "big five" animals. Lodge cuisine was delicious. Staff were anticipatory at all times and went out of their way to ensure we were not only comfortable but were well-pampered too. Couldn't believe all the... More 

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Helmsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful place full of amazing beasts! We've just had the most incredible stay here at this wonderful gem of a place. We've fallen in love with the place, the people, the animals. It's been an incredible holiday here. Warmly welcomed on arrival by the beautiful Tammy, shown to our beautiful villa where you're wanting for nothing & introduced... More 

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woking
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

A wonderful and memorable stay from the moment we arrived to the moment we were collected once again 3 days later. The service was exemplary and the staff never less than friendly and engaging. The suite was superbly decorated and very comfortable with all the facilities one could wish for, for a truly luxurious experience. Our ranger and tracker were... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

“We just experienced a wonderful week in the Ivory Lodge of Lion Sands. Five Star !! The ranger and tracker were excellent and the animal viewing greatly exceeded our expectations. This is our second visit to Lion Sands and we would not consider going anywhere else. The people are simply outstanding and the service beyond comprehension. The family that owns... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

my wife and I visited ivory lodge, staying five nights, in january 2015. It was part of a four week , mainly safari holiday, based in south africa. It was our third trip to south africa and our second stay at ivory lodge. The accommodation is the best of any lodge we have stayed at in south africa , and... More 

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

If you want the most amazing safari e lerience, this us the place. From the minute you are shown into your private, exclusive lodge, you are in the lap of luxury. Your own private infinity pool within your own lodge (and a glass of red wine floats while you listen to hippos in the river after your evening game drive!),... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Beginning with the accommodations - one word - beautiful! You walk thru heavy double doors to a very large deck area that divides your bedroom and bath from your living room. All furnished in contemporary style, it us pleasing to the eye and quite comfortable. The deck area has two wonderfully comfortable chaise lounges, and a seating area much like... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Ivory Lodge for three nights in March. We can't speak highly enough of both the facilities, the quality of the staff as well as the safari experience. The accommodations were great. Our villa had a separate bed room and living areas with an outdoor space in between that included our own pool. The... More 

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Royal Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The Ivory lodge is WOW! The private rooms are beautiful with a private pool, outdoor lounge area and outdoor shower option. I could have stayed there forever! The rooms were very clean and provided everything we needed and more. The only complaint I have about the ivory lodge is the Treehouse experience. We booked to stay in the Kingston treehouse... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The other reviews say it all - beautifully designed rooms with every amenity overlooking the river, with infinity pool. A few days right there would be enough but then add in two game drives where we saw the big five and more, three wonderful meals, drinks whenever and wherever, and lucky enough to have four great drive companions with two... More 

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