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Simbavati River Lodge

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“luxury tents”(24 reviews)
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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

Reviewed 27 February 2017

If I were to rate this lodge based only on the staff it would be EXCELLENT! They were absolutely incredible especially Vusi and Bongi. All the staff went out of their way to make for a memorable weekend. The decor is grey, grey and more...More

Thank Archie9898
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 8 March 2017

Dear Archie9898 Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate all feedback. Your review has been sent to our Management Team / Shareholders so that they can look into your comments. We pride ourselves on our service and making sure we...More

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place! Our game drives tracker and guide were such nice people, as well as all the staff! We felt welcome all the time and they've treated us very nicely. The place is amazing and the room was very comfortable as well. I would highly...More

Thank cz027
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 21 February 2017

Dear cz027 Thank you for your review and recommendation we really do appreciate it. We hope you will come back and visit us again? Keep well, regards Nadine

Reviewed 15 February 2017

As a mother daughter travelling together Simbavati River Lodge was ideal for seeing the big 5 and so much more. To start our "deluxe tent" gave glamping a whole new meaning. So well appointed and clean and animals literally at your back door (or watching...More

2  Thank 908cindy
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 21 February 2017

Dear 908cindy Wow! Thank you for the many compliments it is greatly appreciated. It was our pleasure to treat you both to an unforgettable safari which from your review shows that we exceeded your expectations. We are passionate about what we do and when we...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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