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Simbavati River Lodge

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  • Average3%
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I would have given a 4.5 if that was an option. The food was very good. It not always exceptional. The service was always exceptional though. Amen, our “butler” was great. The rooms were nice. You are in a tent in the Bush though so...More

Thank Ross P
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We had such a good family safari at Simbavati. We had great guides- Dan and Frank were so great with our girls. We saw the big 5 and so many more animals! This was our first trip to Africa and Simbavati made it a very...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Game drives were exciting! Guides and trackers were very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Services were great! Food was also delicious and there was no one instance that we felt hungry at all. Rooms were spacious and comfortable.

Thank Crystal Y
Reviewed 2 April 2018

After a short drive from Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport and a bumpy ride through the reserve, the Lodge was a welcome sight. We were made very welcome from the start and after introductions, found our small lodge at the end of a short walk. The lodge...More

Thank MalcolmM1947
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This was the last stop of our Honeymoon and it was the most surreal adventure. It was a dream. Our guide Kyle and tracker Humfree were absolutely incredible and so knowledgeable. The luxury tents were so beautiful!!! It was the most incredible experience and a...More

Thank Laura W
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Free Parking
Pool
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US$658 - US$1 129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$658 - US$1 129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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johnniebdover
3 September 2017|
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Response from ivanhoe19 | Reviewed this property |
Drives run at the same time every day. This may vary slightly depending on the season but for us in July it was 6am and 3pm.
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johnniebdover
21 June 2017|
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Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
They are only a couple of km away, however they are not walking distance away and you are not able to see one lodge from the other because of the trees, grass and bushes. On your game drive your guide might take you past... More
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Candace Y
17 March 2017|
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Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
Hi there. May is chilly. Please dress warmly. We do provide blankets on game drives.
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"All rooms are individual lodges - try to book one close to the main lodge - ours was a little way off."
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"Tents (so luxurious) are wonderful..Family accomodations are most likely as nice."
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"All rooms are equally as good"
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"Listen to the staff -- don't go out at night alone."
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