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4, Timbavati Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Description
Simbavati River Lodge is situated in the northern sector of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, and surrounded by 12 000 hectares of wildlife and rich wilderness in which you can experience an authentic ...More and affordable African safari. The design of this family friendly intimate lodge is contemporary, warm and welcoming. Guest common areas offer a generously proportioned lounge, bar, boma and extensive decks with breathtaking views overlooking the Nhlaralumi river where regular wildlife sightings take place and guests can unwind. Accommodation consists of eight luxury tents and three chalets, all are privately situated, comfortably furnished and with en-suite facilities. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Pool
Free Internet
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$724 - US$1 141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Simbavati River Hotel Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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Traveller (617)
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Reviews (542)
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Exciting & close up game viewing . Animals roam about freely yet totally safe . Staff are fantastic, hospitable & friendly. What a pleasure. Staff are passionate about the lodge & their guests. Private game drives. Spa , photographic safaris available . Intimate & family...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Were privileged to spend 1 night at this beautiful lodge. The accommodation is stunning and the setting of the lodge on the river is breathtaking. The food was tasty,well presented and plentiful.Staff are friendly,helpful and one can see they love working where they do.Our 2...More

Thank Jill528
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Truly a great lodge with fantastic staff and facilities from start to finish! We went for our honeymoon for 2 nights/ 3 days and were amazed by it all. Great homely feel and amazing food- thank you Simbavati!! Pros: - amazing hard working staff 24/7...More

Thank Raghav L
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Our experience at the Simbavati River Lodge was amazing! The staff was so welcoming upon our arrival and explained everything we needed to know. Bangi helped us get settled and provided us with lots of information about how our time would be at the River...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 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
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John B
3 September 2017|
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Response from Ivan R | 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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John B
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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"Be sure to lock your doors to keep your belongings safe from baboons."
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"Views of the river were beautiful right outside the bedroom on the deck."
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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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