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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to Ivory Lodge... This ultra modern lodge takes luxury in the bush to new heights. The various suites are setup with everything that you could possibly want - SMEG bar fridge packed with only the best, Nespresso machine, ice maker and more...everything was put together extremely well. The Fish Eagle villa is something to see!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016

My husband and I booked a trip to Ivory lodge for the first centre of our honeymoon. We were doing a triple centre trip. Having done many safaris in Africa, I was excited but hoping expectations would be met with this lodge as my husband had never done one before. We were met by Luke at the tiny Skukuza airport...

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

They just reopened last week after renovations. It is truly the most beautiful place I have every stayed at. From the people who work here, to the food, and the amenities, there was not one thing not perfect. The game drives were informative and fun. The food was beyond anything I have had at some of the top restaurants in...

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Reviewed 13 November 2016

It amazes us how these guys have created such a perfect 5* environment in, quite literally, the middle of nowhere! Our suite was fantastic, spacious and really well designed and finished and provided us with the most amazing views from a dozen elephants walking past our plunge pool right through to 4 Lions bringing down a buffalo 100yds away whilst...

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This was my first safari and my wifes second and I think its safe to say Ivory Lodge met and exceeded all of our expectations. We were debating between this lodge and singita and after our time with lion sands, I cannot imagine what more a lodge/safari could possibly offer. Incredible stay from start to finish with lion sands and...

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Reviewed 25 April 2016

I have been to Ivory lodge 3 times already (including our honeymoon in 2011) and will not even consider another lodge in Mpumalanga. We just returned from another 3 night visit in April 2016. Ivory lodge is simply THE most amazing place on earth! Patricia and her team look after you like you're absolute gold! The rooms are huge, ultra-luxurious...

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Who could have ever dreamed that you could find 5 star luxury and service in the middle of the Bush? I never thought it possible. When my travel agent assured me that 1) I would absolutely love it and 2) never have to 'rough it' we decided to go ahead and try. I am so happy that we did. My...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 April 2016

My wife and I visited Lion Sands Ivory Lodge in late March for our honeymoon. We had been dreaming about a Safari trip for a very long time and had very high expectations. Upon arrival we were greeted by Tammy (with cool towels in hand), who gave us a warm welcome and a comprehensive tour of the property and our...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We just got home from our trip to South Africa/Botswana. After 4 nights in Capetown we were so excited to start our Safari journey at Lion Sandsl We landed at Skukuza and knew we were going to love this place. Cutest airport ever. We were met by Neil - who fast became a friend. Incredibly knowledgeable and loved his job...

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Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Our stay was absolutely fantastic. Truly 5* Premium. We can highly recommend Dumay (Field Guide), Like (Tracker) and Tammy (Front Office/Reception)! Will certainly come back and recommend you to our family and friends. Our best experience throughout South Africa! Every detail from the arrival at the Airport in Skukuza to the Cottages (Villas), the field guides, food, staff and surrounding...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Conference Facilities
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: RM15,364 - RM15,939 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lion Sands Ivory Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Lion Sands Ivory Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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