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Sandy Hook, Connecticut
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Great property, intelligent and helpful staff, spa, wonderful dining and great safari drives. We spent three days at Simbambilli and thoroughly enjoyed it. Ally at the front desk was very helpful when my wife took it and arranged the paramedics to come take a look. Tristin and Derek were our knowledgable and engaging Safari drive team. The restaurant staff was...

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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Myself and my new fiance, yep we got engaged at Simbambili and seems a popular spot as we were the third that week, were totally blown away by this place From arrival to departure everyone is friendly and always on hand to help with any requirement you have, a young group of people with passion and fire still burning in...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I took my family of 6 to South Africa for a safari. From arrival at Simbambili until departure, every detail, every meal, every staff interaction was ideal. Our Ranger was Doug-he was amazing. Our tracker was Willys, also fantastic. We saw it all - lions after a kill and eating a cape buffalo, hyenas after killing (and while eating) a...

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Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was our 50th wedding anniversary trip, and what a fantastic trip it was....We arrived around lunchtime, had our first game drive in the afternoon, Sipps being the awesome guide, with his equally awesome tracker, their knowledge and skill was unbelievable. We were there for 3 days and we saw all of the big five and many other species....The game...

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Rochester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

What can I say? Fabulous! We arrived at 3pm and lunch was at 2pm but they had prepared one for us anyway and it was a taste of Africa. Delicious. Our first game drive was at 4pm and we were introduced to Doug ( guide ) and Willis ( tracker ). Their knowledge and skill was unbelievable. We were there...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The Simbambili Game Lodge is an amazing place! The property is beautiful. It's hard to believe that you get this kind of luxury experience so far into the bush. Our room was exquisite, with a private deck and pool that face the wilderness. The main eating area is also gorgeous. It is covered but open to the outdoors and it...

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

Superb rooms and some of the best game viewing of all the lodges we stayed in. The staff appeared slightly disconnected with the clients and we did not get the same level of service as we did at the other lodges. The bar is very small and is not manned throughout the day (You have to call someone to assist)....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Simbimbali lodge to me is the definition of a luxury African Safari lodge. Being in the travel industry for several years I've encountered many product updates showcasing the luxury lodges on offer and Simbambili did not disappoint. From the moment you arrive you're made to feel like a VIP with all staff welcoming you and taking the time to learn...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for three nights and saw the big five plus plus plus! The nine accommodation rooms in the luxurious facility means it is a boutique hotel that has a great individual feel and service. From the arrival and entry into our room with a herd of elephants at the veranda (one having a taste from the spa pool on...

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Kingswinford
Reviewed 1 September 2016

From the second we got there it was absolutely perfect. Not a single element of niggle which most locations have. Tracker and Ranger combination made it a once in a lifetime experience. Our private lodge was absolutely brilliant, the staff, the service could not have been better, felt like millionaires and enjoyed it so much, saw so much and ate...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $1,491 - $2,131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Simbambili Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Hotel Simbambili Game
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“All rooms were great.”
 of 5 bubbles harolda829, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms require nights escorts, Water Hole room could take a family.”
 of 5 bubbles baymisty, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Request a unit close to the lodge as you need to be escorted after dark”
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 of 5 bubbles ogerkan, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Amazing view of the watering hole and passing animals. No bad rooms (we had 3 different rooms).”
 of 5 bubbles waveformsys, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you pack fleeces etc for the morning game drives, it is cold at 5.30 in the mornings!”
 of 5 bubbles 35welltravelled35, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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