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    Timbavati Safari Lodge

    (R 531) Orpen Road | Klaserie, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$340
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          • Average8%
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          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

          We stayed at the resort for 4 days and it was delightful to sit on our veranda early evening and watch animals wander by. Breakfast was okay and the dinners were excellent. Our major complaint is that there is no air conditioning in the rooms,...More

          Thank AnneJhbSA
          Response from Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge

          Dear Anne, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at Timbavati Safari Lodge. The team are glad you enjoyed your meals and were able to take the time to relax on your veranda and enjoy your surroundings. I do apologize for the miss-leading information, we...More

          Reviewed 12 December 2015

          Lodge was very clean and nice. Seems to cater primarily to tour groups. Not so much independent travelers. Food buffet style, not our preference. Staff very helpful. If want safari experience, stay inside Kruger Park.

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          Thank JeannineS275
          Response from Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge

          Hi Jeannine, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. We are glad you enjoyed your visit on your stop over with us on your way to Kruger.

          Reviewed 1 December 2015

          An amazing lodge that offers a truly authentic African experience. The staff are amazingly friendly and make you feel like you are home away from home. You can see that the ground are taken care with much attention to detail and care. Very close to...More

          Thank AndrewRoyHarris
          Response from Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge

          Dear Andrew, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. The team are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and were bale to enjoy not only the lodge but its surroundings also. We all look forward to your next...More

          Reviewed 18 November 2015

          Being so close to nature was such a wonderful experience. It is here that you can see God's hand in the creation of our world. Giraffes, zebras, kudus, etc. grazing in front of your rondawel is absolutely blissful and so relaxing. Facility very well kept....More

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          Thank gwen_baadjies
          Response from Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge

          Hi Gwen, Thank you so much for your kind words on your recent stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and had many little visitors to your room. We do hope you'll be back soon.

          Reviewed 15 November 2015

          We have had 5 nights in the lodge. The rondavel (house) was very pleasant and quit with a lot of space. The lodge personal was very helpfull en friendly. On the bar we have had a fine good drinks and the restaurant buffet is very...More

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          Response from Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge

          Dear Corry and Erick, Thank you for expressing your views on your recent stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed yourself for the 5 days you were here, and we also enjoyed your company. We all look forward to your next visit and do...More

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          • Pool
          • Free Parking
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          • Free Parking
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          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • US$103 - US$328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 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
          Thinking of staying in July at Timbavati Lodge: 1) are the mosquitos very bad? 2) is it safe with the animals roaming around the grounds? 3) anything else helpful to bring/know? (never been to south africa). many thanks!!
          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
          Are there rooms for children?
          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
          Is there wifi
          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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          "A variety of different accommodation challets / rondawels are available"
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          "Airconditioner would be nice."
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          "New luxury tents going in soon to complement the rondavels. Rooms further from the restaurant and pool/bar..."
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          "Ask for a room backing onto the bush that way you will see wildlife in the early morning"
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