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    Timbavati Safari Lodge

    R 531 Orpen Road | Klaserie, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 9052
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    • Excellent52%
    • Very good37%
    • Average9%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 161 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    I spent 4 days at the amazing place and cannot wait to return. The location is perfect for driving yourself into Kruga park or taking one of the game drives arranged by the staff. I would recommend doing both. The food was excellent both breakfast...More

    Thank debswilbo
    Response from Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari LodgeResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Debs, So when can we book you in for your return trip?? We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay but more so because it was during such an important event in terms of your friend getting married. Its great to hear everything went...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed 3 days around Christmas. Verry Nice place, with good and spaceful and good accomondation. But most of all a verry verry friendly staff always ready to help you. From the managers to the cleaning staff. The rangers are verry kind and good prepared....More

    1  Thank Camiel V
    Response from Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari LodgeResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Camiel, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay with us. The team are very proud of the lodge and I am so pleased this has come through to you as a guest. Its great to hear you...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Very good location, just at the entrence to Kruger Park Good restaurant Clean and neat room Kind staff Feels like you are sleeping inside the safari, during the night you can hear different animal sounds! And in the morning you can see monkeys outside the...More

    1  Thank Tamar B
    Response from Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Tamar, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Timbavati Safari Lodge. The team are very pleased you enjoyed your stay and we do hope you will be back soon.

    Reviewed 7 December 2017

    This accommodation looks great from the pictures. Although the resort itself is just 3-stars, the rooms are good and the food reasonable, the location is not that good. Very close to a busy road to Kruger. This is a pity. The service is excellent, in...More

    Thank BdUBdUBdU
    Response from Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi BduBdu, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at Timbavati Safari Lodge. The team are happy your enjoyed the accommodation, food and service. We hope to see you again soon.

    Reviewed 12 November 2017

    This was a perfect lodge experience. Kylie was very responsive during our planning. We had lots of questions prior to booking and we definitely made the right decision. What really made our trip was tour guide. He really did know about the animals and we...More

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    Thank R K
    Response from Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari LodgeResponded 15 November 2017

    Hi RK, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay. Its great to hear all your questions were answered before arrival and you enjoyed your stay. Our guides are very passionate and its great to hear they are portraying there love for the bush to our...More

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    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$111 - US$946 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 35
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    • South Africa >
    • Limpopo Province >
    • Hoedspruit
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    • Timbavati Safari Hotel Hoedspruit
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    hoexgirl
    9 March 2017|
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    Response from Ryan M | Property representative |
    Hi Hoexgirl, I think Ben has covered most of your question :) If there is anything else just let us know.
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    4 September 2016|
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    Response from paulcZ8287JN | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, Timbavati is family orientated with plenty of room for children in the rondavel huts.Contact Kylie to book a family hut.
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    9 July 2016|
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    Yes, free wifi is available at the reception and main bar/swimming pool area
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    "Any location is good. Maybe if traveling with children be closer to the pool and restaurants."
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    "The lodges are spread out and well placed amongst the trees, they all have a small terrace with table/chairs."
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    "a bit dark with the thatch roof, but very cosy and comfortable."
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    "It was okay for 1 night, but we would not go there again."
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