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White River, South Africa
Reviewed 28 November 2011

From our arrival to the time we left we were treated as royalty, fabulous comfy rooms, delicious cuisine, brilliant staff, awesome game viewing and not a thing out of place. Every need, request enquiry is seen to with 1st world promptness. I am definately hooked and will become a regular guest, you will not make a mistake by becoming a...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 18 September 2011

We stayed here for four nights at the end of August. The room was fantastic with a big and comfy bed, veranda overlooking a dry riverbed, huge bathroom with outdoorshower and bathtub. The park is huge so it's not like being in a zoo where you are guaranteed to se all the animals. But the game drives were very good...

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Borgomanero, Italy
Reviewed 16 October 2010

Very beautiful lodge and room, with an incredible XXL bathroom. For us, it has the best cuisine we've ever tasted in all our previous "safari" Camps and Lodges, Excellent indeed. Games quite short (for us, but probably most of the people loves to spend some time in the SPA), but ve've got a very knowledgeable ranger. We didn't see much...

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1Thank marimonf
Reviewed 29 August 2010

Before I comment on the lodge, I would like to say that my review is based purely on the hotel only and not on the game drives, as although the game drives were excellent and we were lucky enough to see all of the big 5 plus wild dogs and much more during our 5 night stay, it is unfair...

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1Thank Mattedgar
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 24 August 2010

Our group originally picked Jackelberry Lodge but was "upgraded" to Royal Legend due to Jackelberry being overbooked. We weren't happy at first b/c the previous Royal Legend reviews were less than flattering. We were pleasantly surprised and loved, loved, loved the Royal Legend! It is a small lodge, allowing for 20 guests, and the service is amazing. We went during...

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4Thank kokanee97
Brit
Reviewed 5 April 2010

This was our second visit to Timbavati on safari and our first stay (at Akeru, now Kumbaku) several years ago was truly exceptional and we therefore had high expectations. We were not disappointed! We were warmly welcomed on arrival at Royal Legend and shown to large and well appointed rooms with a real 'wow' factor. The bathrooms are huge and...

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2Thank anderson1959
Oslo
Reviewed 28 July 2009

We stayed for 4 days, 3 days as the only guests and did we get a good service. The individual lodge is very spacious with a big bedroom and sitting area and a huge bathroom, all (even the toilet) with windows facing the (dried) out river. We had the Landcruiser to ourselves for 3 days and were taken on 2...

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1Thank K_K_travellers
South Florida
Reviewed 27 May 2009

We took our first trip to South Africa for our anniversary and wanted to see all of the wonderful animals. Fortunately, we spent our first two nights at Jackalberry Lodge in Thornybush Preserve and saw the Big Five and more. When we transferred to Royal Legend, we were stunned by the difference. Although the room was larger, the phones didn't...

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3Thank dhs13
toronto
Reviewed 1 September 2008

This hotel gave you the sense of being in the wilderness but with extreme luxury. the rooms were wonderful and the staff extremely helpful. the open area of the hotel allowed animals to roam freely ( which at night was disconcerting but the staff handles it perfectly). We traveled with two adults and two teenage children. It would have been...

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Boston, MA
Reviewed 8 June 2008

I can't say enough great things about the Royal legand and the staff I encountered during my stay. The huts were beautiful, clean and large. I visited with my aunt but it would make a romantic getaway for a couple. There were a few ants but ample ant spray and you are in the african bush, after all. The lodge...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Royal Legend Safari Lodge & Spa

Address: Argyle Road Past HDS Airport, Kruger National Park 6191, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Price Range: €530 - €923 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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Royal Legend Safari Hotel Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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“Only 10 chalets all designed the same way so take your pick”
 of 5 bubbles 1Superchef, 1 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Our family had 5 rooms & all were comparable. The chalets are widely spaced some being closer to the restaurant but the closer to the restaurant means further from the entrance where the game drives start. Our chalets faced the dry river bed with view of the watering hole. Younger children would be best sharing a chalet with their parents.”
 of 5 bubbles AnneL382, 21 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Rooms 1-3 and 8-10 have the best privacy!”
 of 5 bubbles M0rneT, 23 Jul 2013 | Read review
“If you would like help choosing a room my suggestion would look for another game lodge. While this won't be your worse experience...it won't be your best.”
 of 5 bubbles Mike_H0ust0n_Texas, 3 Apr 2013 | Read review
“All rooms are the same but the rooms facing the river bed are the best for game viewving...”
 of 5 bubbles CharmaineL29, 25 Sep 2012 | Read review
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