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Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1240 South Africa
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#6 of 40 Specialty lodging in Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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Family owned since 1933, this international award winning private game reserve spans across the world famous Sabi Sand Game Reserve and Kruger National Park. Lion Sands has four lodges; Lion Sands Ivory Lodge & Lion Sands River Lodge (Sabi Sand) and Lion Sands Tinga Lodge & Lion Sands Narina Lodge (Kruger Park). Each has a unique style, but is a reflection of Lion Sands' five-star signature of sophisticated interiors, unique experiences and service excellence.
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Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Free breakfast
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Gift shop
Public wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Full body massage
Massage
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Shops
Butler service
Private check-in / check-out
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
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Laender2020 wrote a review Nov 24
Konstanz, Germany1 contribution
The lodge, service and game drives are perfect. The lodge (and the other accomodations) in SA have take COVID-measures. These are comparable to standards in the EU or above. And in the bush you are mainly outside. There is one reason why you should travel NOW! Currently are only very limited or no international tourist in SA. That makes game drives special. In the Sabi Sands region are usually only very limited cars at a sighting. But now, the bush is yours.
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Date of stay: November 2020
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523romay wrote a review Nov 23
Johannesburg, South Africa1 contribution
Wow, superb, awesome. What a magnificent place! Our accomodation was out of this world, we were lucky enough to stay in the River Suite and it is unbelievable. The accomodation, food, staff were all of such a high standard. Greg our Ranger and Ranius our ranger were incredible, they missed nothing and found us incredible sightings. Thanks you for an unbelievably memorable 4 days. The staff there are incredible and our butler Ben was just incredible. Thank you Lion Sands River Lodge. We will be back.
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Chris F wrote a review Nov 2
London, United Kingdom5 contributions1 helpful vote
Covid 19 has been a nightmare, but one BIG silver lining was the ability to go to Lion Sands for a long weekend. It is absolutely unbelievable. From the outstanding game/bird viewing to the extremely comfortable/tasteful accommodation, outstanding food, very high service levels it is difficult to describe how good Lion Sands is. We have travelled extensively to game lodges in SA and Africa, and this is one of the very best - the best in Sabi Sands in our opinion. Will never forget the very special tree house sleep out. The More family are doing a lot right here!
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Christoff_Bothma wrote a review Oct 2020
Potchefstroom, South Africa90 contributions16 helpful votes
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It’s been a week since we left Lion Sands River Lodge and I feel like I’ve left a piece of my heart there... I can’t stop thinking about the amazing experiences we had- Mostly thanks to two very special people and this review is mostly dedicated to them... Lee and Surprise You both made our trip so memorable. Thanks for spoiling us with the most incredible sightings. Thanks for your awesome attitude - You guys make a great team. You made us all feel so welcome. Be sure to request Lee and Surprise as your Guide and Tracker when you book! You will definitely not be disappointed - In Fact, you’ll leave craving more and I can promise you, you’ll be back, purely just to go on a drive with these two again! THANK YOU LEE AND SURPRISE!!!
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Driss B wrote a review Oct 2020
Johannesburg, South Africa10 contributions4 helpful votes
We absolutely loved our experience at Lion Sands River Lodge, it was EPIC! The lodge is beautifully decoratde and the staff extremely nice and friendly! We've been super lucky to see lots of wild animals, including the leopard!! The room was outstanding with a direct view into the wild: we had a hippo swimming in front of us! The food was good but could be enhanced to meet a 5-star rating, notably the deserts. We definitely recommend this Lodge!
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$1,461 - $2,131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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lion sands river hotel sabi sand game reserve
LOCATION
South AfricaKruger National ParkSabi Sand Game Reserve
NUMBER OF ROOMS
18
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lion Sands River Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Lion Sands River Lodge?
Nearby attractions include The Parks Shop (4.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Lion Sands River Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Lion Sands River Lodge?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a mosquito net.
What food & drink options are available at Lion Sands River Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Lion Sands River Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Lion Sands River Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cattle Baron Skukuza, Lapa Restaurant, and Kruger Station.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Lion Sands River Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Lion Sands River Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Lion Sands River Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Lion Sands River Lodge?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Lion Sands River Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.
Is Lion Sands River Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.