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Lion Sands Ivory Lodge

Sabi Sand Game Reserve | (Shaw's Gate Entrance), Kruger National Park 1240, 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
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Yes, the lodge was beautifully decorated and comfortable with all top amenities. It comprised of two areas (bedroom/bathroom and lounge connected by an open decking with a small pool (not heated) overlooking the river. The lounge area had an open fire place, fridge, coffee and tea making facilities (no TV). The bedroom had a huge bed with a canopy of... More 

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A gracious thank you for your wonderful feedback, from myself and the whole Lion Sands Ivory Lodge Team. With fond regards, Patricia Lodge Manager, Ivory Lodge More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had three nights four days here after four wonderful days at Ulusaba. Didn't think it could get any better but it did. The rooms or rather bungalow suite is set against the backdrop of the river and from our private infinity pool we watched elephant hippo monkeys giraffe and many buck on the river banks. Extraordinary experience. The bedroom... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ivory Lodge was a very private and special place for us to stay as a family. Our guide and tracker, Kenneth and Petro were super knowledgable and with them we experienced a trip of a lifetime. We saw all the Big 5 and more.. Solly our butler was also incredibly helpful, kind and attentive at all times. The place,... More 

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orlando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the most amazing property! I can't imagine staying anywhere else. The staff was extremely kind and attentive. The game viewing was spectacular. We saw every animal imaginable. The Rangers and trackers were great. Really enjoyed the cocktails at sunset on our game drive.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at this resort in March 2013 for two nights. This hotel is stunning as was our room. I can't remember the name of the room that we stayed in but they are all named after different types of birds! Our room overlooked a beautiful river and one day when we were sitting out there enjoying our private pool... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My husband and I have stayed at some pretty special places but none matched the wow factor of Ivory Lodge. We felt like VIPs all the time. The rooms are amazing, the service is 5-star plus, the food is exceptional and the game drives are special. The Kingston Teehouse is a romantic treat!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Fantastic food and wines... Beautiful rooms with private pool. Our room did not have a view on the river, some others had. We had a bat hidden in the bed ceiling, one evening, and we had to call security to remove it! Great Africology products (the mosquito repellent would be a hit if sold in Europe). Game viewing was good,... More 

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brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We spent five nights at lion sands Ivory lodge and all I can say is it was simply an amazing experience from start to finish in all ways. Our accommodation was truly beautiful, luxurious and immaculate. We loved the floral decorations made by eunice. The food was delicious and plentiful, and the setting for dining spectacular. Our butler solly was... More 

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Winter Park, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This was our last stop on my dream vacation to South Africa for my 40th birtday. We had high expectations after visiting Singita Boulders...Ivory Lodge did not disappoint! The customer service and attention to detail at this sophisticated safari camp is truly special. Tammy and her team at Ivory Lodge rolled out the red carpet. We loved the stylish décor,... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Luxurious and exquisite lodge and rooms; outstanding staff and service; and a safari experience that will never be forgotten! The rooms at the the Ivory Lodge will defy your expectations! I have stayed in a lot of nice rooms around the world, but few can stack up to the overall experience of this accommodation. Each "cottage" has its own large... More 

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