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Timbavati Safari Lodge

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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kruger park”(21 reviews)
“orpen gate”(15 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewskruger parkorpen gategreat couple of daysthe large swimming poolevening buffetbreakfast packslocal animalsfantastic wedding venueceiling fancan't wait for my next visita family run businesswho run the placesitting at the bargreat stopoverhot waterindividual hutsanimal sounds
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a pleasant place right outside the Orpen Gate of the Kruger Park. We guided a client through Zimbabwe and Kruger Park, on a camping trip, and were delighted to upgrade our accommodation for a comfortable stay at Timbavati Safari Camp. Lovely rondawels, complete with...More

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Thank AmapikoAfrica
Response from Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear AmapikoAfrica, Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your upgarde night and dinner. We do look forward to your next visit

Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Exceptional good value for money. Good food, great location and very friendly ‘out of they’re way staff’. Nice bar with beautiful swimming pool, awesome Bona ( great wedding venue) Spacious rondawels with nice clean bedding and cute decorative flowers and mozzie net. Impala came to...More

Thank Hilde F
Response from Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari LodgeResponded 8 June 2018

Dear Hilde, Thank you for your great review on your recent stay. We are pleased you enjoyed the food, location, staff and venue. We do look forwrad to your next visit :)

Reviewed 3 June 2018

Very nice property! Super friendly and helpful stuff. Good dinner in nice locations. Very good safari experience (had one vehicle for us alone —> we were only 3 people) Nothing negative to say. I recommended also to friends of mine and they also loved the...More

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Thank Sabrina F
Response from Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari LodgeResponded 4 June 2018

Hi Sabrina, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are very pleased you enjoyed all aspects of the lodge and were lucky to get a vehicle for just you guys. Thank you for the referrals and we look...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018

Really nice stay with 3 kids in perfect rondawel close to Orpen gate. We had 2 perfect nights, enjoyed the pool, the nice staff, very exciting game drives, lovely breakfast and dinner in the garden. We really recommend this place to friends and family.

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Response from Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari LodgeResponded 14 May 2018

Dear Samantha, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are so pleased you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with your family at Timbavati Safari Lodge. We do hope you will be back soon.

Reviewed 7 May 2018

We stayed there for 2 nights on our trip in Africa. We felt very welcome here. Nice and simple room. Very good food and friendly people. Also the sunset game drive was amazing, although we saw not that many wild animals.More

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Thank piettravel
Response from Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari LodgeResponded 8 May 2018

Hi Piet, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the lodge. We are pleased you felt very welcome and enjoyed the atmosphere and food. We are also very happy your enjoyed the sunset drive, although you might not have seen...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$113 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$113 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (177)
Room & Suite (39)
Dining (17)
Pool & Beach (5)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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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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poeps
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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Margie G
9 July 2016|
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Response from KTrewavas |
Yes, free wifi is available at the reception and main bar/swimming pool area
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Room Tips
"Triple room"
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"All Rondelas are basically the same and exceptional."
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"Keep your windows and door closed in your room when you are not there. This keeps the moneys out !!!"
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"we were informed about the weather services.Rooms ways were in order."
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