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Simbavati River Lodge

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“family chalet”(11 reviews)
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“luxury tents”(23 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Everyone we dealt with at Simbavati was great. We had Stefan and Nicholas as our guide and tracker. They were very knowledgeable and informative. They not only informed us about the animals but also about tracks, trees, birds and their calls and foliage. Very interesting....More

Thank LauraHum
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 21 June 2017

Dear LauraHum Thank you so much for your lovely review. Your game drives make me feel so jealous, what an amazing experience you all got to have, wish I was with you. I am also glad to hear you enjoyed our bush dinner. We will...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017

This lodge is exquisite, beautiful grounds with wildlife abounding, the tented lodges are very nice and luxurious, wildlife can be heard and seen easily. Amenities are also very nice. The staff here is truly top notch, so helpful, kind, and made us feel like family....More

Thank KimRtravel
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 22 June 2017

Dear KimRtravel Thank you for your lovely detailed review it is greatly appreciated. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our accommodation and the service from our staff. We apologise that you were not entirely satisfied with our game drives and that you found...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Simbavati River Lodge is a beautiful oasis in the African Bush. The lodge itself is spacious, comfortable and right on the edge of a river so that you can watch the wildlife while you eat, drink and lounge in the public places. The tents (they...More

Thank Mjwickham
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 22 June 2017

Dear Mjwickham It was our pleasure to provide you with a quality safari holiday. Thank you for choosing to stay at our lodge and for this lovely detailed review. We hope your safari holiday was relaxing and that you feel rejuvenated. Please come back and...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

The staff, the accommodation, the food, the service and the animals were absolutely amazing!! The game drive guides went above and beyond to find the animals for us, we are so grateful for their willingness to ensure we had the full game drive experience. We...More

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Response from Simbavati, online marketing manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 22 June 2017

Dear renata_payne Thank you or the review it is greatly appreciated. It was our pleasure to provide you with the full game drive experience and safari experience. We are glad to hear you were happy with our lodge and our service and we hope you...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Simbavati Lodge is a wonderful place to stay with amazing staff, great food, lots of wildlife that actually come right up to your accommodation door (so photography is very easy to manage). The staff are a delight and nothing is a problem. Guides are very...More

1  Thank James L
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 8 May 2017

Dear James L THANK YOU JAMES L :) Thank you for choosing to stay at our lodge allowing us to provide you with an awesome safari experience, great food and wild life encounters like no other. We would also like to give you an extra...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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