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Simbambili Game Lodge

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friend and I stayed at the Simbambili Game Lodge in June of 2016. it is located in the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve in Kruger. It was a wonderful experience. The true stars in this adventure were the animals and the game drives were excellent. The staff was very kind [Ali was most helpful] and the rangers [especially Sipps]... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wonderful safari lodge! Beautiful rooms, fantastic food. Had a marvelous time at Simbambili. Many thanks to our guide Joben and tracker Derrick for going above and beyond to find game for viewing. Saw the big 5 and learned much about the area and wildlife. Waterhole had amazing viewing daily as well. Very comfortable rooms and outstanding food at every meal.... More 

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

My wife and I stayed at Simbambili in July 2015 (sorry for the tardy review!) and had an amazing time. The food was outstanding. The true stars were the animals as the game drives were so good. Doug was a fantastic guide. Cannot recommend this place more highly!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We had a package deal with Rovos Rail. The train trip was phenomenal and the service was outstanding. We expected to continue into the 5 star rated hotel, but it wasn't so. Special dietary needs are not really catered for, other than the usual vegetarian or meat or fish question. Our room service failed to replenish snacks and waters. We... More 

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Headley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

We were taken back by the kindness of the staff and the expert knowledge of the rangers, especially Tristran and Dereck. This is a most lovely place, nothing is too much trouble. Yu wont regaret a single moment

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Don't let anyone tell you that great safaris and luxury cannot co-exist. Simbambili Lodge will crack this myth wide open. Great 'Big Five' experience with Five Star accomodation that won't break the bank. This Kruger experience was the authentic safari experience with Cheetahs and African Wild Dog added bonus's for us. Great hospitality, food and accomodation and accredited, experienced trackers... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Truly an unforgettable experience. I could never have imagined just how amazing this trip could have been. The staff is SO accommodating, Sipps and Service are great guides/trackers and walking Googles since they know so much about everything. Never say no to a game drive even with the early wake up calls, you never know what you're going to see.... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

We just spend four night at the Lodge and I don't have enough words to describe the fabulously experience at the Lodge. The installations are outstanding with a private terrace with a jacuzzi with view to the river where the animal go through. The main dinning area has a view of the water hole that allows you to se the... More 

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Dartmouth, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

I have just returned from the most amazing adventure in my life at Simbambili Game Lodge. I could never have imagined just how much of a wonderful experience a safari could of been. The lodging, staffing was simply the best. These guys truly know what there doing and know how to make a trip of a life time the best... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We recently spent three nights at Simbambili and it was truly amazing, all of the staff were friendly and more than accommodating, the food was fantastic and the rooms were stunning! Can't imagine a more beautiful place to stay on safari, or a better crew of people!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Simbambili Game Lodge is a highly individualised destination for the discerning traveller located in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, which is part of the Greater Kruger National Park. Set in magnificent trees along the meandering Manyeleti River, with views over an extensive savannah grassland, that teems with wildlife visiting an ever popular water hole. Sophisticated yet simple, each suite has spectacular views whether from the unique en-suite bathrooms, outside salas or individual private plunge pools. Guests are encouraged to enjoy the extraordinary and unique wildlife of Africa, whether it is your choice to linger at a close encounter with lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo or to be amazed by the extensive array of birds and insects, or simply relax in the Sanctuary Spa. Your ranger and tracker team will astound you with their ability to track big five game, either on foot or from an open safari vehicle. The amazing safari experience is complimented by elegant cuisine, a selection of fine wines andthe warmth of true African hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Simbambili Game Lodge

Address: Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1363, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Price Range: $1,039 - $1,599 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Simbambili Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Simbambili Game Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Hotel Simbambili Game
Simbambili Game Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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