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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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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 245 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    What a fantastic experience. We loved Shumbalala! We stayed there for 3nights on 10-13 Dec2017. The bedrooms were stunning. The food was excellent and the cellar was well stocked with some of the best South African wines. Edward (game ranger) and Colbert (tracker) made our...More

    Thank Juanita1234
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We are a Scottish couple who have recently lived mostly in Asia but with close family ties to South Africa. We are lucky to have traveled extensively and stayed in literally the finest hotels in the world. DO NOT HESITATE TO STAY AT SHUMBALALA! The...More

    Thank Alan J
    Reviewed 6 December 2017

    Recently I've visited South Africa with my husband, and of all the beautiful and interesting places we've been to, this one has stayed in our memory as the absolute highlight of our trip. Reason is simple: they offer you, more than everywhere else we've been,...More

    Thank Lucybleah
    Reviewed 28 November 2017

    What a great lodge with lovely staff. We visited this lodge earlier this month and had a great time. Thanks to our amazing guide Darryn we saw 4 of the big five on our first drive only missing out on the Lion. On our 2nd...More

    Thank Call_Me_Manks
    Reviewed 23 November 2017

    Our family of six had the trip of a lifetime thanks to the Shumbalala family. My input: Accommodations: The private suites are exceptional. Incredibly roomy and well appointed, the rooms are 5 star in every regard. The facilities offered so many areas for dining and...More

    Thank bschultzusa
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    Amenities
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$1,363 - US$1,536 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Location
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    • Kruger National Park >
    • Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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    • Shumbalala Game Hotel Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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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 excellent"
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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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