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Simbavati River Lodge

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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

Reviewed 4 May 2017

We had a 4 night stay here in May 201, the staff a very attentive, the accommodation and dining are excellent, the location for seeing all the big 5 is just amazing and during our stay saw everything that we wanted throughly recommend this Lodge

Thank Gregory T
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 8 May 2017

Dear Greg T Thank you for the review it is greatly appreciated. It was great having you spend 4 nights with us. Hopefully you will come back and visit us again and perhaps stay at our sister lodge? Keep well, regards Nadine

Reviewed 3 May 2017

In February 2017, we did two Safaris one different than the other! Facilities, staff, service, food, guide, tracker and surroundings etc. were A-1. Comparing to Kapama, Simbavati safari was very different - these professionals (guide and tracker) were equally knowledgeable and determined to find us...More

Thank Ashok S
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 8 May 2017

Dear Ashok S We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our lodge and that you rate our lodge A-1. We pride ourselves on our service and providing our guests with an unforgettable safari experience and we are glad that we achieved...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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