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Simbavati River Lodge

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic experience at the Simbavati River Lodge. The service was excellent, and the game drives were the best we have seen so far. You really get close to the sightings, which is amazing for wildlife photography!!! The rangers really go the extra...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We visited the Kruger Park a lot when I was a kid, often twice a year. But I hadn't been back for over 20 years. Back then we did it self-drive, moving from camp to camp over a few days. This time I brought my...More

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Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 16 August 2017

Dear ivanhoe19 Wow, what a lovely detailed review. Thank you, it is greatly appreciated. Your game drives make me jealous! I wish I got to see what you saw as it sounds out of this world! We are glad that we could make your safari...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017

We returned to Simbavati River Lodge after an absence of four years. How pleased we were, a great decision. A warm friendly welcome from Melody greeted us. We stayed in the 'Elephant' Family Room and enjoyed every minute of our four night stay. The staff...More

Thank Chris S
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 3 August 2017

Dear Chris, Anne, Hannah and Max It was lovely to welcome you back to our lodge. Thank you for choosing to stay with us again. It means the world to us. We are thrilled that we could wow you again and another memorable safari experience....More

Reviewed 27 July 2017

We stayed as a family of 4, kids 13 and 10 and had a fantastic time. The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly, particularly Melody on reception who was always laughing and trying to please. We had a family room which had the biggest bathroom...More

Thank Morag T
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 3 August 2017

Dear Morag T Thank you so much for the lovely detailed review, it is greatly appreciated. We are thrilled to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay at our lodge. It was our pleasure to host you and to give your family a...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We spent 2 nights at the lodge and it was amazing! Not only the beautiful place it is located but also the well prepared and always available staff. The clean and comfortable rooms are also a plus to the experience. Our game team (Joe as...More

Thank Carlos A
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 10 July 2017

Dear Carlos A Thank you for the recommendation and we really hope you will come back and visit us again! We will hold you to it :) We are thrilled to hear you had an amazing stay and it was our pleasure hosting you and...More

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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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Hi there. May is chilly. Please dress warmly. We do provide blankets on game drives.
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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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"accommodation can be far from the main block."
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