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Whickham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Fantastic experience. Food, rooms, setting and most of all the animals. Getting up close with the animals was fantastic, forgetting to lock my room door lead to me sharing it briefly with a baboon! The staff from top to bottom looked after us all fantastically and the game drives were amazing. Possibly a little hot in December, but I would...

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Reviewed 3 January 2017

My wife and I came here for our Honeymoon. It was recommended by our travel agent (Go2Africa) and it was exceptional. The rooms were amazing with very comfortable beds, romantic shower, and private outdoor area. Food was great and different every day. Because the Game Lodge is not big, there was a very intimate feel at all times. The best...

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Gebertingen
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We are a couple of 60+ and traveling quite a lot around the globe and visiting mainly natural and historical places . Mostly we enjoy lovely boutique places as well small personal lodges. We are glad to share our experiences in a brief form below (including photos) with YOU: + . Although we arrived late after dinner (about 11pm, we...

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I, My partner and her 13 yo daughter spent 3 nights here between Xmas and New year. We are now on a beach in Mauritius recalling our stay where have realised that we have just been treated to a series of once in a lifetime experiences. We enjoyed 6 game drives that were each unique and involved their own unique...

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London
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed in the waterhole suite as part of our honeymoon. The suite, like the main dining area, has spectacular views over the waterhole where a variety of animals come regularly to drink. Each room also comes with a patio, an outside bed, and a plunge pool - perfect for relaxing between drives. The food, breakfast, lunch,...

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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Spent 3 days at Simbambili, the attitude of the staff made the trip. Sipps our ranger was knowledgeable and tracked all the animals we wanted to see. Very good value and will definitely visit here again.

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Houston, Texas, United States
Reviewed 15 December 2016

It was my first visit to Simbambili, one of the relatively newer lodges in Sabi Sands. Summary: As a first timer, you will probably love this lodge as the food is great and you will see the BIG 5 - guaranteed. As a 20 year hospitality veteran travelling internationally, rather stick to the bigger names like Sabi Sabi Bush etc....

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2Thank StephanOosthuizen
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The Simbambili Game Lodge is top notch. From the minute you arrive with your welcome drinks to the end of the stay, the team takes very good care of everyone. The rooms were very nice , with a private patio and plunge pool. The common areas were well taken care of and had a rustic feel. And that staff was...

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Pinole, California
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is a late post ......We spent a few days at Simbambili and cant say enough good things about the staff , the food and the animal sightings , our guides were great and we loved our room , huge bed , large bath tub , plunge pool out on our private deck...beautiful !...lots of lion and leopard sightings ,...

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Thank Robert S
Box Elder, South Dakota
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Sabi Sand is a busy private game reserve that borders Kruger National Park. The Simbambili Game Lodge is a superb facility in a stunning are of the game reserve. The lodge has superb food, excellent service, and great game drives. Our range, Sipps, was extremely knowledgeable about the night skies and this truly enhanced a great experience. During our three...

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  • Pool
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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: €1,272 - €1,622 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Simbambili Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Simbambili Game Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Hotel Simbambili Game
Simbambili Game Lodge Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa
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“Get the waterhole room!”
  • Waterhole
  • Sunset Giraffe's
  • View from Waterhole Room
 of 5 bubbles 113seans, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you lock the doors, animals like the rooms too!”
 of 5 bubbles V4600VGjohnp, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All bungalows are the same, more or less close to the lobby”
  • Main room/apartment
  • Private pool on our deck
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  • Deck with private pool
  • Bathroom with view to the private pool outside
 of 5 bubbles world-traveller8725, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Waterhole suite is worth the extra money”
 of 5 bubbles StephanOosthuizen, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were great.”
 of 5 bubbles harolda829, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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