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Lion Sands River Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Kingston, Massachusetts
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Can't say enough about this place. Absolutely incredible. Beautiful location adjacent to Kruger National Park. Wildlife abounds. Starting with the drive in from Skukura Airport in Kruger we were treated to all the sounds and delights Africa has to offer. We were warmly greeted at the hotel with warm facecloths and then on to the lobby reception area for a...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What an experince - truely a 5* experience, all ascpects from food, staff service, rooms were top-notch. Our guide, Ryan, was well prepared and very service minded. Our tracker, Norman, was plainly outstanding

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Millersville, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights and my biggest regret is that we didn't stay longer. This resort was incredible! Everything from the service to the food to the game drives to the accommodation, etc. was top notch. This is the only place that my wife has left and then proceeded to cry bc she couldn't wait to come back. So,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having had previous experiences in Sabi Sands, our driver and tracker were superlative. Paul took enormous care in sharing his obvious extensive knowledge and was warm and friendly. He made every effort to ensure that as far as the game would oblige, we saw everything we wanted to. For the first time, we were introduced to the magnificent bird life...

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at River Lodge for 3 nights leaving on 3rd May. The entire stay was exceptional. The lodge is about 25mins from Skukza airport where Norman who also ended up being our tracker was waiting to collect us.  The actual lodge is very well kept and the rooms are spacious, well designed for privacy and comfort....

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Key West, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding lodging along the Sabie River with fine dining over the sands. Well informed guides deliver you into the bush for sightings of the big five plus. If you choose, spend the night in a treehouse above the rustling game.

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Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One the best if not the best 5* lodge experience we have had. Attention to detail immaculate, friendly & welcoming staff. Rooms and overall cleanliness excellent. Dietary requirements met 100% I am a diabetic as well as Lactose intolerant and they prepared meals suitable for me daily.

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Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a couple in our 30's visiting South Africa on our first safari, and we stayed 3 nights in the River Lodge Superior Room. We found our stay at Lion Sands to be by far one of the best experiences of our lives. The lodge was beautiful! The common area where meals were served was stunning and overlooked the...

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London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been on many safaris at different locations. This was our second visit to River Lodge, Lion Sands and it was definitely the best. The facilities at the Lodge were better than we've seen in many a hotel and that's before you take into consideration, it is in the heart of the Bush. The staff are welcoming, attentive and...

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Westport, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

FIrst off, this is a lovely lodge. A solid four stars. But little things add up, and it just isn't quite the five-star experience we were expecting. The positives are the food, which was delicious, and the size of the rooms , which was good. The spa was also very nice and a treat. The little things that add up...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lion Sands River Lodge

Address: Sabi Sand Game Reserve | (Shaw's Gate Entrance), Kruger National Park 1240, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 92,048 - ₹ 2,10,645 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lion Sands River Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Lion Sands River Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Lion Sands River Lodge Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa
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“ask for Room 1 if you want to be right next to the shady pool!”
Joolymf1, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I stayed near the shady pool and had a beautiful view from the room”
KGoodtime, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“all rooms look out over the river - but nearer bar/dining area slightly more convenient”
sianmg20352, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I had Room 18 which is one of the furthest from main area but still only about a minute walk. All rooms are outstanding so you won't be let down with any room.”
stoddart97, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Request river suite #21 for absolute privacy and a luxury experience!”
544daniellef, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
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