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Simbambili Game Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Northfield, Ohio
Reviewed 29 May 2015

From our greeting at the door (with vanilla-scented washcloths to freshen up) to our farewell 4 days later, this experience was absolutely amazing! The individual lodges are luxurious, the food is outstanding & beautifully presented and the staff could not be more attentive. Our safari guides were so knowledgeable about the animals & so accommodating in locating animals that fascinated...

Thank JeanneMC467
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 18 May 2015

We only stayed 3 nights, but would have LOVED to stay at least 4-5! The service was like nothing I have experienced, it was so amazing. Our guide/driver was Doug and Tracker was Yusi - both were very knowledgeable and nice. Doug would even have a drink with us in the evenings and had dinner with us one night too....

Thank Lindsay J
Reviewed 9 May 2015

We stayed for 3 nights and were lucky enough to have Doug as our Ranger and Vusi as our tracker. The rooms are wonderful - lots of space, an excellent out door deck with plunge pool and outdoor double day bed - all overlooking the river bed. We have been lucky enough to go on safari in South Africa a...

Thank silversams
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 1 May 2015

We spend 3 days/nights during our recent in holiday in SA. Have never been on a photo safari before and really did not know what to expect, but everything we got was amazing, the game (big five and much more), the staff helpful and friendly, the suite spacious and beautiful, the food fantastic (thanks Dolly !). We could have done...

Thank Manuel1601
New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 April 2015

my husband and i stayed here for 3 nights at the beginning of our african trip,, and wow , what a way to start,,a beautiful, intimate lodge, fantastic service,warm and welcoming staff,(christina, arnold) and FANTASTIC GAME DRIVES!! thank you, sipps and service, for your tracking skills and ability to see things we cannot,,, the big 5 the first drive out,,...

Thank dawnbeautynomad
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 April 2015

We stayed for three nights, which I would recommend, as you are really able to unwind and relax. Just an amazing experience on the game drives tracking Shadow and her cub and seeing Mr Anderson eating an impala in the tree. Doug was our guide and Vusi the tracker and they worked really hard to get us to the Big...

1Thank LadyP196
Mansfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 April 2015

We visited the lodge with another couple and had a simply fantastic experience. We were met at the entrance by Christina who welcomed us with warm towels and a cool drink. Our lodge was enormous with a wonderful king- sized bed opening onto a large deck with a plunge pool and an outdoor bed for lounging. The food was superb...

Thank Greg318
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 April 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed at Simbambili for three nights and had the most amazing experience. We were greeted with a warm welcome from Christina who showed us to our spacious, clean and tastefully decorated private room (with a private plunge pool and day bed). The rooms were absolutely wonderful and Reinas (our butler) was fantastic. The game drives couldn't...

Thank Vicky F
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 2 April 2015

We expected not so bad, yet got outstanding! Good (and free) WiFi, wonderful food, marvelous service and good amenities and a great bed! Also, a balcony with a private plunge pool, day loungers and a double bed sala for outside enjoyment. The safaris have been excellent, with very good trackers and a knowledgeable guides (Doug was ours) and a superb...

Thank BillBoyd46
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Lodge was beautifully decorated in a safari type décor, large tiled bath, plunge pool, netted bed and daybed outside with large OH fan. All the extras. Snacks and drinks in the frig. Flowers strewn on the netted bed when we checked in. Manager always on site to help us. Our own butler to serve/help us. Liam(Ranger) and Mumps(Tracker) were unbelievable...


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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Price Range: RM5,765 - RM7,378 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Simbambili Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“All bungalows are the same, more or less close to the lobby”
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“All rooms were great.”
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