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Certificate of Excellence
Lion Sands Tinga Lodge - along the Sabie River within the Kruger National Park - is subtle, sophisticated and serene with grand open spaces. The main areas are double volume, opening onto a wooden deck. With just 9 luxurious suites, each located in an utterly private spot overlooking the river, you are treated to the ultimate African luxury experience. Each of Tinga's suites has a bathroom with in-door and outdoor shower, separate lounge area with minibar, private plunge pool and deck, 24 hour air-conditioning and a range of luxury amenities.
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Property amenities
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Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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Accessible rooms
Minibar
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
River View
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
Getting there
Skukuza Airport1 km
Arathusa Safari Lodge Airport27 km
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

The entire experience was excellent including the beautiful Lions Sands-Tinga Lodge. The lodge, staff, accommodations, food were wonderful. I traveled on vacation with family members and all enjoyed Lion Sands-Tinga Lodge. The accommodations were beautiful and the property was clean and very well maintained.

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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

When you land at the airport on the Reserve the excitement starts. The rooms are so well decorated and the beds are so comfortable. Each room/suite has a deck with a pool and you can sit outside and watch the animals stroll by. When you...More

Thank 815lulac
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Fabulous staff that has become almost like another family. The food is exceptional. All levels of service are incredible. I’ve stayed at Tinga 3 times in 15 months visiting from the U.S. which speaks to how much I enjoy this place. The facilities, views, game...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2018

Our four days/three nights here were magical. Henry and Emmanuel made each game drive fun and informative. We saw every animal we'd hoped to see and more. The service at the lodge was superb, we were pampered from arrival to departure. The food was excellent...More

Thank Katherine C
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This lodge in Kruger National Park is a great place to stay when looking for a safari experience in the park. The rooms and common areas are well maintained and comfortable. The guides and trackers knowledgeable and engaging, and the food is good.

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Shariistravelling
19 June 2018|
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Response from MORELodgesandHotels | Property representative |
Good day Yes we do. Please kindly contact our reservations team to notify the lodge of your dietary needs. Head Office & Reservations: +27 (0) 11 880 9992 Or directly with the lodge +27 (0) 13 735 8400
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Shariistravelling
19 June 2018|
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Response from redstone1365 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I am not the owner or an associate of the hotel but I’m pretty sure when requested,they will make do their best to fulfill your dietary requirements.
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Room Tips
"Would recommend to spary the room for mosquitos"
Getaway13513676825
2 weeks ago
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"all the rooms have great views and facilities"
Chingachgook
12 Oct. 2018
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"They are all perfect. "
deafdoc
29 Sep. 2018
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"All rooms appeared to be similar, room 5 was close to the lodge."
KatherineC310
7 Sep. 2018
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PRICE RANGE
USD 1,523 - USD 2,050 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
tinga private game hotel skukuzatinga private game skukuza
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Tinga Private Game Lodge
LOCATION
South AfricaKruger National Park
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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