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Simbavati River Lodge

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“family chalet”(11 reviews)
“game drives”(122 reviews)
“luxury tents”(23 reviews)
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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

Reviewed 9 April 2017

We were at SRL for a very short time - but they completely exceeded all expectations! The staff is absolutely AMAZING (Ralph, Bishop, Clement, everyone!) and they were always catering to our needs. To the moment we left the lodge, I felt like they were...More

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

Dear Gisella T Thank you for the lovely review and recommendation it is greatly appreciated. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your game drives and that you got to see so much in so little time. We also appreciated the feedback regarding the...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017

The Timbavati and Safari experience is great! We had an excellent guide in Kruger, who can tell you about the Fauna and Flora - not just point out the obvious. The family rooms on the other hand are rather sparse and pokey. Most lodges at...More

1  Thank Lizelle V
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 12 April 2017

Dear Lizelle Thank you for your review. We appreciate all feedback and we will definitely look into your comments so that we can make sure we improve in the areas where you felt we were lacking. Just so clarify regarding the meal times. These are...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Our first introduction to an African safari and Game Lodge and what a super introduction! A friendly greeting and talk about the facilities of the main lodge plus our own lodge then off on our first safari drive with guide "Kruger" and tracker "Hemet". These...More

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

Dear Alanna S Thank you so much for the lovely review and recommendation it is greatly appreciated. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our lodge and we are glad we could provide you with a memorable safari experience. Please come...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Perfect!- That's the best description that I can give with our stay in the lodge. A place to shutdown and enjoy the nature and wildlife. Starting with the staff, always smiling and very engaging. The rooms are just fascinating,it's glamping! A very huge tent with...More

1  Thank MrsS1115
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 28 March 2017

Dear MrsS1115 Thank you so much for the lovely detailed review it is greatly appreciated. We look forward to meeting your kids and cant wait for you to stay with us again. We will pass on your compliments to all staff who helped make your...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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"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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