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    Simbavati River Lodge

    Northern Sector of the Timbavati, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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          • Excellent80%
          • Very good15%
          • Average4%
          • Poor1%
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          “family chalet” (10 reviews)
          “game drives” (115 reviews)
          “luxury tents” (21 reviews)
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          #1 of 17 Speciality lodging in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
           
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          Reviewed 4 May 2017

          We had a 4 night stay here in May 201, the staff a very attentive, the accommodation and dining are excellent, the location for seeing all the big 5 is just amazing and during our stay saw everything that we wanted throughly recommend this Lodge

          Thank Greg T
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 8 May 2017

          Dear Greg T Thank you for the review it is greatly appreciated. It was great having you spend 4 nights with us. Hopefully you will come back and visit us again and perhaps stay at our sister lodge? Keep well, regards Nadine

          Reviewed 3 May 2017

          In February 2017, we did two Safaris one different than the other! Facilities, staff, service, food, guide, tracker and surroundings etc. were A-1. Comparing to Kapama, Simbavati safari was very different - these professionals (guide and tracker) were equally knowledgeable and determined to find us...More

          Thank Ashok S
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 8 May 2017

          Dear Ashok S We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our lodge and that you rate our lodge A-1. We pride ourselves on our service and providing our guests with an unforgettable safari experience and we are glad that we achieved...More

          Reviewed 17 April 2017

          We were picked up at the airport after a very long journey from NY. We were a bit tired, but when we started to see all the animals on our way to the lodge, we were so excited and ready to jump in the jeep...More

          Thank migafre
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 8 May 2017

          Dear migafre Thank you for allowing us to be part of your husbands 70th birthday. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we agree that you need to come back, stay longer and we will do our best to track those lions...More

          Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

          We have just come back from a 3 night stay at Simbavati with our 3 boys (7, 11 & 13) and we loved it. The staff are amazing and so very helpful...Bongi and the reception team were really welcoming. Bishop (our butler) was fantastic...an excellent...More

          Thank plasn
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 8 May 2017

          Dear Foster Family Thank you so much for the beautiful review, the kind words and the recommendation it is greatly appreciated. We love that you loved our lodge and that we could be part of your memorable safari vacation with your family. We will pass...More

          Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

          The staff was friendly and helpful in every way. Very family friendly, with kids activities available between the twice-daily game drives. Safari guide and tracker were very knowledgeable and accommodating.

          Thank CTCUSCTC
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 12 April 2017

          Dear CTCUSCTC Thank you for the review, it is appreciated. We are glad you enjoyed our lodge, the kids activities, our service and our game drives. Please come back and visit us again. Kind regards Nadine

          Motswari Private Game Reserve
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          • US$624 - US$1 020 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Kruger National Park >
          • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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          johnniebdover
          How far apart are the river lodge and the hilltop? Thanks
          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
          We have booked a stay at your facility for late May. I'm wondering if we should pack heavy jackets or will the temperature still be moderately warm. What is your advice? Also, how warm are the tents in the evening?
          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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          whereareyounow
          We sre travelling in September 2017, what would be the rate? I think I would like to do 3 days in Timbavati and 3 days in Sabi Sand.... I am organizing a trip for my travelling friends including my husband :) I wonder if 18 is too many??
          10 April 2016|
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          Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
          Good morning Apologies for only responding to you now, we seemed to have missed your post. Have you been helped? Please provide us with your contact details (email or phone) so that someone from our reservations... More
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          "Bring layers. We were there in late May so the early morning rides were cool but the evening rides were..."
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          "Rooms closer to the lodge aren't tents they are permanent buildings. I liked the tents with windows."
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          "All rooms were great. Get one a bit further from the public spaces if you like quiet."
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          "All rooms overlook the river / watering hole, you can't go wrong!"
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