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Simbavati River Lodge

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Reviewed 22 December 2012

I stayed here for 2 nights in July with family. It was absolutely wonderfull. The game viewing was amzing. We saw lots of leopards, which was so special. The rooms are amazing, good space, fantastic bathrooms and I just loved sitting on the terrace and...More

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Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 10 January 2013

Hi CapeGirl20 It is awesome to see that we have a possible game tracker in the making :) The Boma dinner is also one of my favourites, you are making me wish I was back at the lodge... We really hope that you are able...More

Reviewed 21 November 2012

We stayed 2 nights in this great lodge and enjoyed 4 safari trips. We had perfect room accommodation in one of the two-bedroom suites adjacent to the main lounge area. Huge room with a great bathroom area with bath and shower whilst you look at...More

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Response from Simbavati, Public Relations Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 23 November 2012

Hi Umberto-Huby Thank you for your compliments and feedback it is greatly appreciated. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back Kind Regards Nadine

Reviewed 8 November 2012

Thumbs-up to Elmarie and her team for making our stay at Simbavati a memorable one. Fantastic setting right on the river and the open plan lounge area makes game viewing decadently good. I found the staff to be friendly and competent; my special thanks to...More

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Response from Simbavati, Public Relations Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 23 November 2012

Hi Pierrestr Thank you for your kind and generous words. Our staff really enjoy what they do and knowing that we are making our clients happy and that they have had a holiday where memories have been made, means the world to us. We look...More

Reviewed 21 October 2012

Simbavati was the second lodge we stayed at in the Kruger area. The first one was smaller but stellar in lodging and service quality. We were expecting Simbavati to be very upscale (as they claim themselves to be), and we were really disappointed. The staff...More

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Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 6 November 2012

Please allow me this opportunity to apologize for any inconveniences you experienced during your stay at our lodge. You willingness to share your thoughts is appreciated. Simbavati River Lodge is committed to providing our guests with the highest quality services and facilities. We sincerely regret...More

Reviewed 14 October 2012

When we first arrived at Simbavati and were greeted at reception by Elmarie, a very friendly lady, we knew we were in for a pleasant experience. We were a little disappointed, however, when we were shown to our "luxury tent" overlooking the river. They had...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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Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
Hi there. May is chilly. Please dress warmly. We do provide blankets on game drives.
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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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"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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