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Lion Sands River Lodge

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Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the beautiful Tings lodge. Outstanding accommodations. Meals were delicious, with plenty of choices. The bathroom in our room could be classified as a studio apartment in NYC. The shower had a 240 degree view of the river and bush so you could...More

Thank Joetzz191
Reviewed November 10, 2017

We stayed two nights at the Tinga Lodge of Lion Sands (they have two lodges, about twenty minutes apart on opposite sides of the river). There is a central lodge where you take your meals, and then the individual thatched cottages are spread out around...More

Thank RebelVirginia
Reviewed October 18, 2017

I felt as if I was truly in the midst of African bush. Loved that the animals roamed freely. Staff was outstanding and went above and beyond to meet every expectation. Lodge accommodations were fantastic. I would highly recommend a stay at Lion Sands River...More

Thank ssb1951form
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Our accommodations were excellent overlooking a watering hole watching animals. Our house had a living room, king sized bed, beautiful bathroom, including an outdoor shower. The safari drives were excellent and extremely informative. Our driver was a joy to be with on each drive. Meal...More

Thank knitwit_12
Reviewed July 20, 2017

We just had a magical stay at Lion Sands and can't wait to return. Patricia, the manager, has created an extraordinary lodge with amazing service. The villas are beautiful, the staff is amazing, the food is beautiful and the safari rides are the best. We...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
Minibar
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Price range
$1,726 - $3,974 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$1,726 - $3,974 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Lillybet999
July 9, 2017|
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Response from Tony B | Reviewed this property |
We were there for four nights in April and only saw one Python whilst out on a game drive. The chances of seeing one at the actual lodges are fairly minimal. In May vegetation is still fairly lush , so this again will... More
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stevejan2015
March 19, 2017|
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Response from CiteeGirl | Reviewed this property |
No problem at all! Their plugs adapt.
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luv2cruz41_123
March 2, 2017|
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Response from MOREfamily | Property representative |
Skukuza Airport is served by larger planes and no longer the small 2 or 4 seater charter planes. It's a comfortable 50minute flight from Johannesburg with SA Airlink. You can view the planes on their website. The Lion Sands... More
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"Stay on the river side. Water attracts the animals."
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"Separate houses for each couple (guest)."
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"the rooms are separate lodges"
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"ask for Room 1 if you want to be right next to the shady pool!"
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