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    Lion Sands River Lodge

    Sabi Sand Game Reserve | (Shaw's Gate Entrance), Kruger National Park 1240, South Africa
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    USD 1,655*
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    • Excellent90%
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    A truly fantastic experience with outstanding service. We were met at Skukuza airport by Paul, our ranger for the stay. He was brilliant and my family looked forward to all the drives, his knowledge , especially on birds was exceptional. The rooms and magnificent and...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was the highlight of our South Africa trip and my only regret is not staying longer. Our guide (Paul) and tracker (Ranios) were AMAZING and we saw everything animal we'd hoped to see within 24 hours of being there. The room was beautifully decorated...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Words can not explain how amazing our trip to "Lion Sands" was. From the minute we were met by our Ranger (Riann) at Skukura Airport to the time he dropped us off 4 days later. Every minute in this beautiful place was magical. - Every...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    What a way to finish a 25 day tour of SA. The lodge, staff, food, service and safari exceeded our expectations. Top class of mid- high end facility. Great value compared to what others were quoting. Rooms were well kept with maid service 3 times...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The whole experience was amazing. From the atmosphere of the Lodge to the thoughtfulness and attention to detail exhibited by all of the staff, the stay itself was perfect, I could not fault it. The game drives were so informative and exciting they can only...More

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    Simbambili Game Lodge
    324 reviews
    #14 of 42 Speciality lodging in Sabi Sand Game Reserve
     
    Inyati Game Lodge, Sabi Sand Reserve
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    Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge
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    Lion Sands - Tinga Lodge
    352 reviews
    #4 of 13 hotels in Kruger National Park
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 1,399 - USD 3,231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    stevejan2015
    We are from the USA and will be at the Lodge during first week in April. Will we need plug adapter and/or voltage regulator to charge cell phone, Kindle and use hairdryer? Thank you.
    20 March 2017|
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    Response from CiteeGirl | Reviewed this property |
    No problem at all! Their plugs adapt.
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    luv2cruz41_123
    Is it possible to arrive on a ref big 2 engine plane? I am not comfortable going on a small plane? What airport would we fly into and how long does it take. I assume we would be coming from Johannesburg or Cape Town and leaving to go to Victoria falls. Also how is the weather for seeing the big 5 in April or may? And Thx!
    3 March 2017|
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    Response from MOREfamily | Property representative |
    Skukuza Airport is served by larger planes and no longer the small 2 or 4 seater charter planes. It's a comfortable 50minute flight from Johannesburg with SA Airlink. You can view the planes on their website. The Lion Sands... More
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    sarahrostron9
    Does anyone know the best time of year to go and also the cheapest airline please?
    4 February 2017|
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    Response from MOREfamily | Property representative |
    The winter months (May to August) are popular as the days are mild, the evenings cool and this is out of the rainfall season. The bush is drier so less greenery in your photos but this does improve chances of seeing game. In... More
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    Room Tips
    "ask for Room 1 if you want to be right next to the shady pool!"
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    "I stayed near the shady pool and had a beautiful view from the room"
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    "all rooms look out over the river - but nearer bar/dining area slightly more convenient"
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    "I had Room 18 which is one of the furthest from main area but still only about a minute walk. All rooms are..."
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