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Shishangeni Private Lodge

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Coimbatore District, India
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We are group of 17 Guests for 02 nights checked in 16th May 2017 to 18th May 2017. Welcome reception was excellent . As specially our arrival follow up to the lodge followed by the lodge manager is markable. The food is also good but must be added some additional dishes. The Safari Rangers are very good and we had...

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Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a great time , spotted the big 5 on 1 game drive a truly awesome experience! Would definitely come back to Shishangeni, the rangers are friendly and the staff is helpful . I satisfied and received value for money !

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Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have stayed here years ago and can't comment on what it is like now overall but I can comment on arrival and departure procedure, as I now visit frequently as "the messenger". It has to be the worst venue I have experienced in years of delivering and picking up clients at various lodges. On arrival there is no one...

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shishangeni, Manager at Shishangeni Private Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, however we must say that we are very disappointed by your comments. We've known you for some time as a driver of XXX transfer company. we have explained to you for several times that our employees are not allowed to open private vehicles, as the driver it is your duty to offload the luggage from...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended this lodge through Siyabona Tours (and subsequently booked through them), and were really pleased with the whole experience. After a small pickup misunderstanding (identifying the exact border pickup point), our driver Eddy quickly took us to the park, dealt with all the entry fees and passes, and entertained us with interesting personal stories of the park. The...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shinshangeni Private Lodge is a great way to see the Big 5 and other animals in Kruger without having to wait in long queues and jostle with the rest of the public in Kruger National Park. Within the space owned by Shinshangeni, there is more than enough game to even see the Big 5 + 2. The lodging is comfortable...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall this lodge was wonderful. It was great service by the staff, clean and beautiful rooms and facilities, the game guides were informative and I felt safe. Most of the food was pretty good tasting, although there is room for improvement there.

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent lodge with friendly & polite staff. The forest ranger was knowledgeable . and humuorous.The food was very good and any suggested change in the menu was done to the extent possible. .Dinner at 1900 hrs we felt was a little early..To enjoy the place one needs to cool off with a glass before heading for a meal. Recommend...

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1Thank ravinair12
Reviewed March 28, 2017

After 2 (good) nights at Lower Sabie Camp we decided to spoil ourselves with our last night in a luxury private lodge. We drove to the main camp where we were then transported to camp shawu (which was more exclusive!) The ranger ignored us, preferring to talk to his colleague in the passenger seat and drove fairly quickly past a...

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Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

We are experienced Kruger visitors and on our way back from Mozambique we decided to do a stopover at Kruger national park. We tried to book one of the lodges we knew but due to the late booking the options were limited. We stayed at Shishangeni (Shonga tented camp) for 1 night. The tent was great, great experience to stay...

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Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed March 16, 2017

I found the whole camp like idea really great, you get to be really inmerse in the bush. Also beeing at Kruger you get too see lots of animals during game drives. The place is very nice and confortable, and the service is great. Very good quality food. We were in some private reserves and Camp Shonga, and the experience...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
There is a place in Africa where legends are bornShishangeni comprises of three camps to choose from Shishangeni Private Lodge, Camp Shonga and Camp Shawu. Each of the three adding a different experience to the visitor. The Lodge offers big five game viewing, superior service, excellent cuisine, and the best accommodation in Southern Africa. The emphasis of all three of our camps is on nature without losing the luxury and superior service our guests are accustomed to. We are striving to create the optimum balance between people and their environments, while having an absolute minimal impact on the neighbouring habitat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shishangeni Private Lodge

Address: Southern Kruger Park | south-eastern section, bordering Crocodile River to the south and Mozambique in the east, Kruger National Park 1340, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range: $646 - $746 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Shishangeni Private Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Charge your staff early, because they cut off power at 10pm.”
S8596JOmarcosm, Mar 16, 2017 | Read review
“Depending if you like walking, some are are fair distance away from the restaurant, but the further the distance the more privacy.”
jennymR3680UZ, Jan 26, 2017 | Read review
“as for a room far from the lodge overlooking the river”
joniw990, Jan 13, 2017 | Read review
“ask for a room close to main lodge as room 14-22 is quite far away. I stayed in 22, furthest away and it was 370 m walk, 5-10 min”
Duvan77, Nov 14, 2016 | Read review
“You probably only need to stay 2-3 nights to get the full package here.....Room 7 is the best location!!”
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