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Lion Sands River Lodge

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Michigan
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I did a lot of research about different lodges. We traveled with Abercrombie and Kent and stayed at Lion Sands River Lodge. The room was very nice. You could see some animals from the window of the living area. We stayed for 3 days/2 nights. Also, we saw a male nyala and other small impalas grazing along the board walk...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lion Sands River Lodge is a special place where we had many excellent memories. The safari drives were the highlight of the stay, big thanks to Kelly and Noel. When we were out of luck to see some animals, they did their best to keep us involved and interested. Unfortunately there are no more lions in their area anymore, so...

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Jopie_Moth, Manager at Lion Sands River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Fatih D Thank you for taking the time to review Lion Sands River Lodge. We take great pride in our Lodges and aim to operate it like we would our home, and I am grateful that your overall experience was positive. There are, however, times when we fall short on the detail and we regret that you found some...

Hilton Head, SC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is five star with no deficiencies. The staff are delightful and attentive, and the accommodations incomparable, as is the food. Stayed at Narina on our 5th SA trip, first here. Save up a lot of money to do it, and enjoy perfection!

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Lakeside, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing place with beautiful rooms and unmatched service. The entire staff is fantastic including Charmain, David, Paul and Ranios. They customize to whatever you need. Look no further than here at Sabi Sands. Lots of game.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed at River Lodge for three days in mid December 2016. The lodge is located around 20 mins from Skukuza airport (transport to the lodge is included in the room rate), in Sabie Sands reserve which borders Kruger National Park. It is located by Sabie river which means that one can spot hippos and elephants white...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this resort was first rate. The grounds and our room were lovely. Every meal was delicious and presented beautifully. You will not go hungry here! We had great guides who worked really hard to give us the best views of the animals and an overall wonderful experience. We stayed here as part of a Tauck tour, but would...

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Anderson, South Carolina
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Best place ever! I would go back here again and again. Hands down my most favorite vacation ever. Hopefully one day we can take our twelve year old to visit! The rooms were beautiful! The Safaris were so much fun, and the staff were wonderful!

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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Every staff member with whom we came in contact was attentive and kind including Elizer in housekeeping. Anthony the ranger and Kruger the tracker's knowladge were up to standard and Kruger sported all the animals like he knew where to find them. Mylord the battler deserve a promotion, his knowledge in food and beverage was obove the standard, my wife...

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Naples, Florida
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Lion Sands is a lovely luxury lodge deep in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve right next to the Kruger National Park. It provides every thing you could expect, comfortable accommodation, excellent food, and great game viewing. We were delighted to look out on our veranda and see monkeys, bush buck, legavon, and nyala standing just outside our window. Our butler,...

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Seattle, Washington, United States
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We were met at the airport by a Lion Sands safari guide, Kelly. After loading up the lugguage, we boarded a safari truck and headed out. It didn't take long to see wild animals on the way to the lodge. The rooms are separate buildings lined up along the river. There is a fence to keep out large animals, but...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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 

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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: RM5,987 - RM14,169 (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 South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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“A few of the rooms have outside showers as well as inside ones. Taking a shower while monkeys watch is an interesting experience.”
 of 5 bubbles GayleV_12, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
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“Spacious and elegant for a safari with a staff to cater to all you wishes”
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“Ask for a room overlooking the river, where you will see an abundance of wild animals”
 of 5 bubbles WavertonBelle, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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