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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed in the waterhole suite as part of our honeymoon. The suite, like the main dining area, has spectacular views over the waterhole where a variety of animals come regularly to drink. Each room also comes with a patio, an outside bed, and a plunge pool - perfect for relaxing between drives. The food, breakfast, lunch,...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 3 days at Simbambili, the attitude of the staff made the trip. Sipps our ranger was knowledgeable and tracked all the animals we wanted to see. Very good value and will definitely visit here again.

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Houston, Texas, United States
Reviewed 15 December 2016

It was my first visit to Simbambili, one of the relatively newer lodges in Sabi Sands. Summary: As a first timer, you will probably love this lodge as the food is great and you will see the BIG 5 - guaranteed. As a 20 year hospitality veteran travelling internationally, rather stick to the bigger names like Sabi Sabi Bush etc....

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2Thank StephanOosthuizen
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The Simbambili Game Lodge is top notch. From the minute you arrive with your welcome drinks to the end of the stay, the team takes very good care of everyone. The rooms were very nice , with a private patio and plunge pool. The common areas were well taken care of and had a rustic feel. And that staff was...

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1Thank Gabriel R
Pinole, California
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is a late post ......We spent a few days at Simbambili and cant say enough good things about the staff , the food and the animal sightings , our guides were great and we loved our room , huge bed , large bath tub , plunge pool out on our private deck...beautiful !...lots of lion and leopard sightings ,...

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Thank Robert S
Box Elder, South Dakota
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Sabi Sand is a busy private game reserve that borders Kruger National Park. The Simbambili Game Lodge is a superb facility in a stunning are of the game reserve. The lodge has superb food, excellent service, and great game drives. Our range, Sipps, was extremely knowledgeable about the night skies and this truly enhanced a great experience. During our three...

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Thank Harold A
Miami
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Simbambili was our first Safari stop after visiting Cape Town & we were anxious to see the Big 5. Well we were lucky enough to see 4 out of the 5 on our ride from the airstrip to the lodge & had more than our fill of every African wildlife imaginable. Our guide, Tristan was remarkable and went out of...

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Thank mickester
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 8 November 2016

For people who want an amazing safari experience there is no better place that Sabi Sands. This was our 5th visit to the park and our 4th at Simbambili. The game viewing is amazing and we saw all the big 5 over the course of three days. The lodge itself is very luxurious and the staff very friendly and helpful....

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Thank dps1967
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Spent four nights here and what a place. Great welcome upon arrival,friendly smile great knowledge and superb facilities. Great outdoor place to view the animals by the waterhole and the lodges are very nice,spacious and well kitted out. Decking with loungers and large bed and a plunge pool too. Main eating area is really nice and they also mix up...

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Thank Andy S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Simbambili is wonderful - friendly, luxurious, charming - superlatives roll off the tongue. Great game drives - this time with the fabulously us Sipps who worked so hard to give us more wonderful memories. Total bliss - I recommend it whole heartedly

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Simbambili Game Lodge is a highly individualised destination for the discerning traveller located in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, which is part of the Greater Kruger National Park. Set in magnificent trees along the meandering Manyeleti River, with views over an extensive savannah grassland, that teems with wildlife visiting an ever popular water hole. Sophisticated yet simple, each suite has spectacular views whether from the unique en-suite bathrooms, outside salas or individual private plunge pools. Guests are encouraged to enjoy the extraordinary and unique wildlife of Africa, whether it is your choice to linger at a close encounter with lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo or to be amazed by the extensive array of birds and insects, or simply relax in the Sanctuary Spa. Your ranger and tracker team will astound you with their ability to track big five game, either on foot or from an open safari vehicle. The amazing safari experience is complimented by elegant cuisine, a selection of fine wines andthe warmth of true African hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Simbambili Game Lodge

Address: Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1363, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Price Range: $1,726 - $2,159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Simbambili Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Get the waterhole room!”
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 of 5 bubbles 113seans, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you lock the doors, animals like the rooms too!”
 of 5 bubbles V4600VGjohnp, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All bungalows are the same, more or less close to the lobby”
  • Main room/apartment
  • Private pool on our deck
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  • Deck with private pool
  • Bathroom with view to the private pool outside
 of 5 bubbles world-traveller8725, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Waterhole suite is worth the extra money”
 of 5 bubbles StephanOosthuizen, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were great.”
 of 5 bubbles harolda829, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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