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Timbavati Safari Lodge

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leeds
Reviewed 7 July 2010

Stayed here for 5 nights and had a great time. We spent 3 days on safari in kruger park and saw everything. We stayed in one of the rondawels, which were comfortable and clean. We didn't get to use the pool as it was too cold (it was winter) but it looked really nice and the bar area was always...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 12 June 2009

Timbavati Safari Lodge is located at the Southern Gates of Kruger National Park. While less popular than the approach from Hazyview/Graskop, this the game is really good (in 2 days saw pretty much everything but the elusive leopard). This place is staffed by the most amazing people -many of them came as travelers to Africa and stayed back because they...

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Italy
Reviewed 29 July 2008

I enjoyed my stay at Timbavati Safari Lodge during a 4 days Kruger Safari. It's very close to Orpen Gate, friendly staff, nice location and rooms (rondawels), great food. I recommend it! Monia (Italy)

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Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2008

I enjoyed my stay in this lodge very much, the owners of this lodge are very friendly and easy to talk with. The Traditional Ndebele painted rondawels are nicely decorated and very clean and comfortable. The meals offered here are wonderful! I like the place where we have dinner- beside a swimming pool and in front of a mini-bar run...

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Additional Information about Timbavati Safari Lodge

Address: (R 531) Orpen Road | Klaserie, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
Price Range: R1 433 - R1 657 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Timbavati Safari Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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“Airconditioner would be nice.”
cherylpincus, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“New luxury tents going in soon to complement the rondavels. Rooms further from the restaurant and pool/bar area have weaker WiFi.”
LaurCapeTown, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room backing onto the bush that way you will see wildlife in the early morning”
paulcZ8287JN, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“On the edge near the animal track”
JazboOttawa, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“The window screens were not well-fastened, risking mosquito incursion if you open the windows.”
0913foxglove, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
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