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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%
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    Reviewed 3 September 2013

    This place is amazing. The staff were great, location stunning, and food delicious. The really special part were the amazingly knowledgeable guides. They made our trip. If you are looking for a beautiful and exciting location to start your safari from here it is! Make...More

    1  Thank CharlieG44
    Response from Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari LodgeResponded 29 September 2013

    Hi Charlie, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. Its great to hear you enjoyed every aspect and we look forward to welcoming you back :)

    Reviewed 5 August 2013

    This was our last hotel in our journey through wild Africa! After this we had to go to Johannesburg to fly back! It was great here! In the lodges you felt like you were in the middle of africa!! Real african style huts!! :-)! It...More

    Thank Job W
    Response from Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari LodgeResponded 16 August 2013

    Hi Job, Thank you for your review on your stay with us. So glad to hear you enjoyed every aspect and enjoyed your evenings with Luke, the bar man. We look forward to having you back.

    Reviewed 25 July 2013

    Timbavati Safari Lodge is undoubtedly the best way to experience South Africa for the first time. The staff are welcoming, helpful and very knowledgeable. The facilities are beautiful, traditional and clean and the location is ideal for walking trails, game drives and access to the...More

    Thank Caz L
    Response from Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari LodgeResponded 16 August 2013

    Hi Caz, Thank you for your positive review on your stay with us. Sounds like you managed to have many experiences and make plenty of lifetime memories. We look forward to hosting you again.

    Reviewed 25 July 2013

    A wonderful place to experience the African bush. Although I was not prepared for the animals walking around, I quickly became used to it. The huts were very clean and hot water abundant. The meals were wonderful and staff could not do enough. Just remember...More

    1  Thank mountains94
    Response from Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari LodgeResponded 29 September 2013

    Hi 'Mountains', Thank you for reviewing your stay with us. We like to hear the fact you felt 'unplugged' for your stay, that is what the bush is about :) The team are very happy you enjoyed your stay.

    Reviewed 23 July 2013

    The best place on earth! The staff were all so friendly, the food was delicious and we had a fabulous game drive! I would recommend it to anyone looking for a bush getaway. Plus it is on a few KM from the Kruger National Park.

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    Thank philippa h
    Response from Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari LodgeResponded 29 September 2013

    Hi Philippa, Thank you for your reviewing your stay with us. Its great to hear you had an awesome game drive and the staff made you fell welcome. We look forward to your next stay.

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    • Pool
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    • US$86 - US$367 (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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    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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    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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