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    Simbavati River Lodge

    Northern Sector of the Timbavati, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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          “game drives” (114 reviews)
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          Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

          Some of the rooms were still in the process of being renovated and some were partially completed. It should be nice once the entire renovation is done. The food was ok but not great. The service was fantastic particularly by Bishop, the Butler. The activities...More

          1  Thank Joel K
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River Lodge

          Dear Joel K Thank you for your review and feedback it is appreciated. I am sorry to hear that we did not reach your expectations during your stay at our lodge. I have sent your review to our Directors so that they can look into...More

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          Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

          Thank you Simbavati and all the fabulous staff for a trip of the life time. Clement, Tabo, Melody, Jeffrey, Kruger, Stephan were all friendly and made things enjoyable. We were very impressed by the cleanliness and he ambience of the place. The rangers and the...More

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          It was our pleasure to treat you to a trip of a life time. We will pass on your compliments to all of our staff, they will be thrilled to hear that they provided you with outstanding service. We hope you will come back and...More

          Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

          From the moment you arrive at simbavati you are made to feel so welcome and comfortable. The staff are professional and friendly and will go out of their way to ensure you are happy and have everything you need. To say they would go the...More

          1  Thank evdunstone1
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River Lodge

          Dear vdunstone1 Thank you for the lovely review and the kind words. It was our pleasure having you stay a our lodge and treating you to a memorable safari experience. We work hard to provide our guests with the best service in everything that we...More

          Reviewed 31 October 2016

          This is the place to be if you are longing for a warm welcome, great service (thx Obedience!), special nights in the comfy luxury safari tent and of course the best game drives (we were driving with Clemend and Caswell who were amazing and showed...More

          Thank RikeHa
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marng Managerketi at Simbavati River Lodge

          Dear RikeHa We are thrilled to hear that you had a great experience at our lodge and that you got to see the "Big 5" We will pass on your compliments to the various staff, they love getting the feedback regarding their service. We hope...More

          Reviewed 30 October 2016

          We visited River Lodge along with family - 13 people with both grown ups and kids. We had a highly enjoyable time and felt at home from the beginning. All in all we find the lodge and the housing to be very luxurious, comfortable and...More

          Thank PeterHolmboe
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River Lodge

          Dear PeterHolmboe Thank you for your review it is greatly appreciated. We are so happy to hear that you and your family had an enjoyable stay at our lodge. South Africa is the best and we are glad we could show case it to your...More

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          • US$713 - US$1 116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Kruger National Park >
          • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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          • Simbavati River Hotel Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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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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          monCairns_Australia
          Hi there, we are visiting you in a couple of weeks and I would like to know what types of clothing is required for evenings/dining
          28 January 2016|
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          Sorry we missed your question.
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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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          "all rooms are totally private even with an optional outdoor shower that is completely private ."
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          "the drive from airport is quite long but very enjoyable as you do see quite a few animals,"
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