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    Simbavati River Lodge

    Northern Sector of the Timbavati, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    • Excellent80%
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    “family chalet” (10 reviews)
    “luxury tents” (22 reviews)
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    21 - 25 of 379 reviews

    Reviewed 27 February 2017

    If I were to rate this lodge based only on the staff it would be EXCELLENT! They were absolutely incredible especially Vusi and Bongi. All the staff went out of their way to make for a memorable weekend. The decor is grey, grey and more...More

    Thank Archie9898
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 8 March 2017

    Dear Archie9898 Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate all feedback. Your review has been sent to our Management Team / Shareholders so that they can look into your comments. We pride ourselves on our service and making sure we...More

    Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

    Fantastic place! Our game drives tracker and guide were such nice people, as well as all the staff! We felt welcome all the time and they've treated us very nicely. The place is amazing and the room was very comfortable as well. I would highly...More

    Thank cz027
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 21 February 2017

    Dear cz027 Thank you for your review and recommendation we really do appreciate it. We hope you will come back and visit us again? Keep well, regards Nadine

    Reviewed 15 February 2017

    As a mother daughter travelling together Simbavati River Lodge was ideal for seeing the big 5 and so much more. To start our "deluxe tent" gave glamping a whole new meaning. So well appointed and clean and animals literally at your back door (or watching...More

    2  Thank 908cindy
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 21 February 2017

    Dear 908cindy Wow! Thank you for the many compliments it is greatly appreciated. It was our pleasure to treat you both to an unforgettable safari which from your review shows that we exceeded your expectations. We are passionate about what we do and when we...More

    Reviewed 3 January 2017

    - They can fetch you (you will pay for this service) from Nelspruit or Hoedspruit airport with a taxi if you want. - The staff is doing only his work, their attitude are completely artificial ... - Rooms are comfortable, but there is no chairs...More

    3  Thank ThierryIT
    Response from Simbavati, Online Maketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 12 January 2017

    Dear ThierryIT On behalf of the lodge I would like to apologise for not meeting your expectations during your stay at our lodge. It saddens us to hear that you were not happy as all our staff proud themselves on their service. We do however...More

    Reviewed 2 January 2017

    We stayed here for two nights with our kids, 9 and 12, it was the biggest spend we making in our three week trip and that always puts pressure on the hotel to deliver. From the moment we were greeted to the time we left...More

    4  Thank Ivan L
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 12 January 2017

    Dear Ivan L Thank you for the lovely detailed review. It was our pleasure to treat your family to a magical safari experience. We hope your kids will remember their stay forever and that we have created future game rangers. We appreciate you recommending our...More

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    • US$ 787 - US$ 1,078 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    johnniebdover
    22 June 2017|
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    Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
    They are only a couple of km away, however they are not walking distance away and you are not able to see one lodge from the other because of the trees, grass and bushes. On your game drive your guide might take you past... More
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    Candace Y
    17 March 2017|
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    Hi there. May is chilly. Please dress warmly. We do provide blankets on game drives.
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    10 April 2016|
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    Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
    Good morning Apologies for only responding to you now, we seemed to have missed your post. Have you been helped? Please provide us with your contact details (email or phone) so that someone from our reservations... More
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    "Bring layers. We were there in late May so the early morning rides were cool but the evening rides were..."
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    "Rooms closer to the lodge aren't tents they are permanent buildings. I liked the tents with windows."
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    "All rooms were great. Get one a bit further from the public spaces if you like quiet."
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    "All rooms overlook the river / watering hole, you can't go wrong!"
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