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Reviewed 10 October 2016

My wife and I spent 5 days at the Simbavati river lodge on the first week of October 2016, and we had a really amazing stay there which exceeded even what we hoped to have. I'll start with the entire staff being very kind, honestly...More

2  Thank amitliber
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 20 October 2016

Dear amitliber We are thrilled to hear that you had an amazing photography safari with us. Hopefully your wife enjoyed it as much as you? We would love to see the photos that you took. We are happy to hear that we exceeded your expectations,...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights , Lodge was very well sign posted and easy find , upon arrival we were greeted with a cool drink and a brief introduction to facilities , accommodation was comfortable and contained all the expected trimmings , you are...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 14 September 2016

There were 5 of us, mother, father, grown daughter and two grandsons, 7,9. We had a great time!! The accomadatioms were very good, food was good, staff very pleasant and helpful and our tracker and guide excellent. We had 4 very successful drives. The staff...More

Thank donandbobbi
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 27 September 2016

Dear donandbobbi We are so happy to hear that your family enjoyed their stay at our lodge. Hopefully we have created future game rangers out of your grand children :) We offer the best game drives if I do say so myself. Our staff are...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing stay at the Sumbavari River Lodge in November 2015. Everything from our first welcome, the staff, the food, the safari drives and our accommodations were excellent. You are right in the park with no barriers and as a result we had...More

1  Thank ShandaRoslyn
Response from Simbavati, Online Matketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 27 September 2016

Dear ShandaRoslyn Thank you for the lovely review and recommendation. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our lodge. Our staff are definitely passionate about what they do as you saw and they are one of the many reasons why...More

Reviewed 6 September 2016

This was our second time at Simbavati. We stayed here two years ago and after looking at other options decided to return. We had a great time. Hemet is a star tracker and Mike was our very enthusiastic and great Guide. Unfortunately Mike has moved...More

Thank SeanSD
Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 26 September 2016

Dear SeanSD Thank you for choosing to stay at our lodge for a 2nd time. We are so glad you came back and that you got to experience our new refurbishment "glamping" as you called it :) It was lovely to be able to provide...More

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johnniebdover
3 September 2017|
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Response from ivanhoe19 | Reviewed this property |
Drives run at the same time every day. This may vary slightly depending on the season but for us in July it was 6am and 3pm.
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johnniebdover
22 June 2017|
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Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
They are only a couple of km away, however they are not walking distance away and you are not able to see one lodge from the other because of the trees, grass and bushes. On your game drive your guide might take you past... More
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Candace Y
18 March 2017|
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Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
Hi there. May is chilly. Please dress warmly. We do provide blankets on game drives.
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"All rooms are individual lodges - try to book one close to the main lodge - ours was a little way off."
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"Tents (so luxurious) are wonderful..Family accomodations are most likely as nice."
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"All rooms are equally as good"
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"Listen to the staff -- don't go out at night alone."
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