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Lion Sands Ivory Lodge

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was my first safari experience and I will definitely come again! It's lovely to see a game reserve that treats the animals and their environment with respect and minimal interference. We were fortunate to see all the big 5 animals on our first game drive! 1) Lodge accommodation: Newly renovated and luxurious with your own private plunge pool. Rooms...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Luxurious accommodations, thoughtful friendly staff, smart guides, plenty of wildlife on game rides. Hippos sang outside our suite in the mornings! Neil was our guide and made it a memorable trip. Thanks!

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This holiday was totally awesome to celebrate my 50th Birthday. Never before have we stayed in accommodation as beautiful, stylish and totally delightful as Lion Sands. If the hotel was awesome and the food absolutely gorgeous, this pales into insignificance when you meet the team who look after you. The whole development has a close knit team, as if they...

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Thank Steve L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The 9 private villas are nicer than most people's homes. Appointed beautifully, spacious, modern, elegant and just breathtaking views. Sitting on the Sabi River looking at Krueger National Park is just memorizing. Seeing animals right from your private terrace was wonderful. The food is as good or better than any fine dining restaurant in any major city and elegant to...

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Thank Michael F
Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We were lucky to be able to find our way back to this place - in our years together, this is the ONLY place my wife and I have come back to. There are so many places in the world to see - but this place is worth seeing again and again and again. The service is outstanding. They have...

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Xiamen
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We had the experience of a lifetime in the Ivory Lodge at Lion Sands. The staff are amazing, friendly and welcoming, and all this while maintaining five star service. The guides and trackers are also world class. The concierge Tshepo is also a champion who brings the lodge to life with his sense of humour. Highly recommended!

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New York
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This was our first safari, and by sheer luck we happened to fall into what must be among the very best lodges that exist. The staff and service are exceptionally friendly without being overbearing. Patricia and Tammy oversee a very fun and professional team, and they themselves add life to the party. Overall the lodge is an effortlessly relaxed and...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 January 2017

There is nothing you miss at this lodge. A great location overlooking the sabi river, all you wish for accomodation after a refurbishment, excellent food, very flexible personal and attentive management and service and you are in skilled hand at the SPA. Definitely comparable with Singita. Why then the headline and only 4 points? You go there foremost for the...

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New Zealand
Reviewed 12 January 2017

From the seamless pick up to the final farewells this is the most wonderful experience. Camp Mother Tammy is on hand to ensure all is perfect and this lovely lady deserves accolades for her warmth and efficiency. The food cooked by chef extradionaire Xavier and perfectly served by Ben is exceptional and no special orders are to difficult. Our safari...

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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Extremely luxurious, staff exceptional, food worthy of Michelin star. The butler was very helpful. The spa was wonderful very pampering. Saw all the big 5. Highly recommended. Suitable for teenage kids, guides are interactive and try their hardest to find the animals. Tammi was very helpful.

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family owned since 1933, this international award winning private game reserve spans across the world famous Sabi Sand Game Reserve and Kruger National Park. Lion Sands has four lodges; Lion Sands Ivory Lodge & Lion Sands River Lodge (Sabi Sand) and Lion Sands Tinga Lodge & Lion Sands Narina Lodge (Kruger Park). Each has a unique style, but is a reflection of Lion Sands' five-star signature of sophisticated interiors, unique experiences and service excellence. ... more   less 

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Address: Sabi Sand Game Reserve | (Shaw's Gate Entrance), Kruger National Park 1240, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Price Range: R43 425 - R46 319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lion Sands Ivory Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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