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    Simbavati River Lodge

    Northern Sector of the Timbavati, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    “family chalet” (10 reviews)
    “game drives” (111 reviews)
    “luxury tents” (20 reviews)
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    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Perfect!- That's the best description that I can give with our stay in the lodge. A place to shutdown and enjoy the nature and wildlife. Starting with the staff, always smiling and very engaging. The rooms are just fascinating,it's glamping! A very huge tent with...More

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    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River Lodge

    Dear MrsS1115 Thank you so much for the lovely detailed review it is greatly appreciated. We look forward to meeting your kids and cant wait for you to stay with us again. We will pass on your compliments to all staff who helped make your...

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    If I were to rate this lodge based only on the staff it would be EXCELLENT! They were absolutely incredible especially Vusi and Bongi. All the staff went out of their way to make for a memorable weekend. The decor is grey, grey and more...More

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    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River Lodge

    Dear Archie9898 Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate all feedback. Your review has been sent to our Management Team / Shareholders so that they can look into your comments. We pride ourselves on our service and making sure we...More

    Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

    Fantastic place! Our game drives tracker and guide were such nice people, as well as all the staff! We felt welcome all the time and they've treated us very nicely. The place is amazing and the room was very comfortable as well. I would highly...More

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    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River Lodge

    Dear cz027 Thank you for your review and recommendation we really do appreciate it. We hope you will come back and visit us again? Keep well, regards Nadine

    Reviewed 15 February 2017

    As a mother daughter travelling together Simbavati River Lodge was ideal for seeing the big 5 and so much more. To start our "deluxe tent" gave glamping a whole new meaning. So well appointed and clean and animals literally at your back door (or watching...More

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    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River Lodge

    Dear 908cindy Wow! Thank you for the many compliments it is greatly appreciated. It was our pleasure to treat you both to an unforgettable safari which from your review shows that we exceeded your expectations. We are passionate about what we do and when we...More

    Reviewed 2 January 2017

    - They can fetch you (you will pay for this service) from Nelspruit or Hoedspruit airport with a taxi if you want. - The staff is doing only his work, their attitude are completely artificial ... - Rooms are comfortable, but there is no chairs...More

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    Response from Simbavati, Online Maketing Manager at Simbavati River Lodge

    Dear ThierryIT On behalf of the lodge I would like to apologise for not meeting your expectations during your stay at our lodge. It saddens us to hear that you were not happy as all our staff proud themselves on their service. We do however...More

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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Candace Y
    We have booked a stay at your facility for late May. I'm wondering if we should pack heavy jackets or will the temperature still be moderately warm. What is your advice? Also, how warm are the tents in the evening?
    17 March 2017|
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    Response from ThierryIT | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, Concerning tent, I do not know, I have rented a Chalet. Cold period, the answer will be yes of course ... With gloves and a cap too. Good luck with this camp.
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    whereareyounow
    We sre travelling in September 2017, what would be the rate? I think I would like to do 3 days in Timbavati and 3 days in Sabi Sand.... I am organizing a trip for my travelling friends including my husband :) I wonder if 18 is too many??
    10 April 2016|
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    Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
    Good morning Apologies for only responding to you now, we seemed to have missed your post. Have you been helped? Please provide us with your contact details (email or phone) so that someone from our reservations... More
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    monCairns_Australia
    Hi there, we are visiting you in a couple of weeks and I would like to know what types of clothing is required for evenings/dining
    28 January 2016|
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    Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
    Sorry we missed your question.
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    Room Tips
    "Get a room with a view. We were stuck at the end of the row of tents with no view at all."
    Archie9898, 1 month agoRead review
    "Wild dog room"
    908cindy, 1 month agoRead review
    "Rooms overlooking the river are best"
    SydneyBirdie, 5 months agoRead review
    "The tents and rooms are both good. Ones with view over river or waterhole would be better."
    Dale G, 5 months agoRead review
    "ask for a tent overlooking the river bed or you will have no view."
    jerryban, 5 months agoRead review
    "Try staying in one of the tent huts (airconditioned) if you don't mind the nightly sounds of animals..."
    bgjestvang, 5 months agoRead review
    "Get a room with a view to the river"
    amitliber, 5 months agoRead review
    "Choose one close to the main area"
    JasmineSP, 7 months agoRead review
    "only saw our room so no suggestions"
    Susan R, 7 months agoRead review
    "Rhino lodge is very close to the common area, dining area and swimming pool."
    loralie2016, 8 months agoRead review
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