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Imbali Safari Lodge

Booking.comUSD 539*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 25 February 2016

This place is amazing. Their jeep was punctual and picked us up from the airport. When we arrived ,lunch was ready. There was nothing vegetarian on the buffet so the chef made a few dishes just for me. The rooms were so luxurious with 4 poster beds . The bathrooms were the best ever with glass walls on one side...

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Dear Balesh73 - Thank you for sharing your luxurious Imbali Safari Lodge experience. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed every aspect of your stay and we very much hope you will visit again in the future.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Spent three days at Imbali Lodge located in Kruger Park. This is a must for those who want to relax and unwind (no cell phone signal). Free wifi available in reception/lounge so you can still keep in touch with the 'outside world'. Lovely rooms/bathrooms with private plunge pools (a must in the hot weather). Hot/cold buffet breakfast offering the normal...

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Dear SandyM053 - Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your stay at Imbali Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your Imbali experience and we very much hope you will visit again.

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 20 February 2016

We stayed for one night at the Hamiltons Tented Camp The manager and his team are amazing-helpful, funny and very professional. The rooms are an experience (colonial style interior design so well done), with the walkways and animals around the camp. When we arrived an elephant was taking a drink out of the swimming pool! Fantastic game drive with Simon...

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inkbos, Public Relations Manager at Imbali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear michaelandkathrynk - Thank you for sharing your Hamiltons Tented Camp and Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge experiences here... We're very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your contrasting but equally unforgettable bush experiences at the two Camps, and we very much hope you will visit again when you return to Kruger.

Folkestone, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2016

From arriving at Hoedspruit airport, wonderful reception by the courier and staff at Hamiltons Tented Camp - this experience is almost too good to put into words. The whole 3.5 days were out of this world - and I've been a previous visitor to Hamilton's. How they exceeded my first experience I shall never know. The people, accommodation, facilities, food,...

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Dear Nicola T - Thank you so much for sharing your Hamiltons Tented Camp experience. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed it even more than your first visit and we very much hope you will visit again.

Skukuza
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Fantastic experience of a real Luxury Safari holiday, the staff were so attentive to all requests, the food was delicious. The animals were all around the Camp, even a Leopard made his camp for an afternoon under one of the lodges and took down in full view a baby hog and then settled down for his lunch near the dam...

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Dear Charles B - Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your Hamiltons Tented Camp experience (this is actually the Imbali Safari Lodge page). We're delighted that you enjoyed every aspect of you Hamiltons experience, especially the game drives!

Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Price: 6 stars Rooms: 4 stars Service: 3 stars Good: 2.5 stars Lack of attention on service. Regular food. Good rooms. Too expensive for not being really a 5 star hotels. The only 5 star were the 2 daily Safaris with an spectacular guide called Themba. Spectacular eyes on both finding animals and trails to latter on find the animals....

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inkbos, Public Relations Manager at Imbali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Diego G - Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Imbali Safari Lodge and for your frank and constructive feedback. We're sorry to hear that you felt that some aspects of your experience were not up to standard. We will be using your comments to improve in the areas where it seems we departed from...

Zurich
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Hamiltons Tented Camp is exemplary! Staff was very friendly, the facilities were superb and the tents were extraordinary! Recomend 100% to couples or small groups. Our Ranger, Wesley, was very good at tracking animals- we would ask and 10mins later we found!

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Dear maria_desalas - Thank you for sharing your Imbali Safari Lodge experience - we're delighted to hear that it was such a positive one, and we're honoured that you would recommend Imbali to future travelers.

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 3 February 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights. Situated right inside the Kruger National Park, we spent an amazing time at this property. Warmly welcomed by a very homely and excellent staff. We felt so connected with the amazing staff - like Julius, who kept entertaining everyone, Taurance - who enlightened us with the history and other facts of Africa, Mary -...

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Dear akshladha - Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your stay at Imbali Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your time at Imbali, and the Imbali team. We very much hope that you will visit again in the future.

Orange County, California
Reviewed 29 January 2016

It was our first Safari experience and thank goodness we stayed at a second lodge so we had something to compare. They claim to include transportation but trust me, no one I met while we were there got picked up at the airport and was given the excuse they were fully booked on transport. There were only about 15 people...

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Dear CCyaLater – Thank you for taking the time to post your very detailed review of your recent stay at Imbali Safari Lodge. While we appreciate all guest feedback, we’re disappointed to hear that there were several aspects of your stay which you did not enjoy. To address some of your specific concerns: We must apologise that there was a...

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Reviewed 25 January 2016

This place is deep within the forest and you actually feel like you are camping in the woods. A great stay and the best part is watching the animals while you dine. A pool that overlooks the forest.A must stay

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Dear DivyaDivakaran - Thank you for posting your review of your recent stay at Imbali Safari Lodge. We're thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your safari experience and honoured that you recommend Imbali to fellow travelers.

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An exclusive lodge within the world-renowned Kruger National Park, Imbali Safari Lodge continues the safari tradition of a bygone era. Each private suite has exquisite views from the spacious wooden decks and private Jacuzzi overlooking the riverbed and the plains beyond. In the 1900's the African Safari was a journey of great danger and even greater luxury.All twelve private suites have either their own private Jacuzzi or plunge pool, large king size beds and a romantic antique-styled bath en-suite, timber walkways, telephones, mosquito nets and air conditioner.Spa treatments available in the privacy of your room, safaris in 4x4 vehicles, bird watching, guided safari walks by prior arrangement and self drive in the Kruger National Park. No cell phone reception and limited landlines. Children are welcome, but a minimum age of 6 years is applicable for game drives - at the discretion of management. Maximum of 2 children under 12 years of age may share with parents. Children 5 years and younger stay complimentary when sharing with parents.The Lodge is situated in a malaria area. Gate entry fees are applicable and are charged per person per day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Imbali Safari Lodge

Address: Imbali Concession | Skukuza, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range: $613 - $1,213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Imbali Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“The time of the year we stayed the side of the rooms did not seem to matter. Perhaps in dry months, overlooking the river might be better”
357balas, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Nearer the lodge the better.”
115SteveJ, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms closest to the reception have the best view of the water hole and you will see plenty of wild animals”
  • Beautiful view of the watering hole from the room
Bronwyn1982, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Any room :)”
debbiep147, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The lodges far away from the main building do see (and hear) more animals nearby.”
GroovemasterS, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
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