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    Shumbalala Game Lodge

    Thornybush Game Reserve | Greater Kruger, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    • Excellent95%
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    “wine cellar” (21 reviews)
    “watering hole” (27 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 240 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Thank you to the super fabulous team at Shumbalala for the most amazing birthday celebration ! It was absolutely prefect and all I dreamed of. From the incredible game sightings each day (Darren and Sam you are stars) to the warmth and dedicated service from...More

    Thank LorraineSingapore
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    This lodge only hosts eight guests at a time and offers high quality thoughtful personal service. The game drives are excellent, we saw the big 5 plus leopard and more, all down to the incredible efforts of the Ranger Edward and his spotter Colbert. This...More

    Thank Cirenchap
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed here in September 2016 - rather late with my review sorry! Our first safari experience met all our expectations and more thanks to the amazing staff at Shumbalala. Danielle is the most beautiful person, inside and out and we cannot thank her enough...More

    1  Thank Tracy R
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Shumbalala played host to our honeymoon and it couldn't have been a better trip. As soon as you arrive Danielle makes you feel at home and introduces you to all the staff...all of which are some of the friendliest people you've ever met! Our suite...More

    Thank lizzip32
    Reviewed 12 October 2017

    We stayed here for three nights its one place you need to visit before you leave this earth.On arrival we were greeted by madeline,edward and all the staff who run the lodge our lodge was amazing huge bed indoor and outdoor showers open fire place...More

    Thank michael v
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 1,004 - US$ 1,315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Thornybush Private Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Shumbalala Game Hotel Thornybush Private Game Reserve ,
    • Shumbalala Game Lodge Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa
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    Traveller (172)
    Room & Suite (35)
    Dining (16)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (148)
    Bathroom (8)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    michellemilash
    8 September 2017|
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    Response from Joanne D | Reviewed this property |
    You would have to contact the Lodge. We booked with a specialist African Travel company and they organised transfers.
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    mikejones361
    22 January 2017|
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    Response from FCHMngmnt | Property representative |
    Rates include all meals, two game drives per day, a game walk in the middle of the day, all meals and drinks during game drive. Extras for your account will be drinks at the lodge and other extras such as laundry, etc
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    "All the rooms are fabulous"
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    "There are only 4 suites and 1 presidential suite, so any room will be luxurious"
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    "Stay at the lodge and not the main hotel, the service is much more personal"
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    "If you can afford it have the presidential suite but if not all 4 lodges are wonderful"
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