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    Imbali Safari Lodge

    Imbali Concession | Skukuza, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent73%
    • Very good19%
    • Average5%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “plunge pool” (21 reviews)
    “game drives” (57 reviews)
    “watering hole” (21 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    Reviewed 12 April 2017

    Lock all your valuables and cash when you are on this property in the safe. We forgot we are in Africa and have to assume responsibility for losing money. We had some one rifle through our backpack and take money that was inside two zips...More

    1  Thank Prabhu R
    Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Imbali Safari LodgeResponded 14 April 2017

    Dear Prabhu R – Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your stay at Imbali Safari Lodge. Naturally we were very distressed when you reported your loss to us, as this is simply not something that happens at Imbali. We will...More

    Reviewed 12 April 2017

    This is the first of the two reviews I will write to separate the experience. Hamilton, Imbali and Hoyo Hoyo are owned and operated by the same group and are in close proximity to each other. The guides share knowledge on the radio - so...More

    Thank Bala S
    Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Imbali Safari LodgeResponded 13 April 2017

    Dear Bala S - Thank you for sharing your impressions of Imbali Safari Lodge. We're very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your experience, especially the game drives and your time relaxing in the lodge. At the same time, we're grateful for your constructive...More

    Reviewed 8 April 2017

    WOW. Loved this place. Rooms are enormous private balcony with your own spa. Large ensuite with bath and separate shower. Mosquito net all around the bed to keep out creepy visitors. You can not walk around alone at night because of animals and snakes but...More

    Thank maureend105
    Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Imbali Safari LodgeResponded 10 April 2017

    Dear maureend105 - Thank you for sharing your impressions of Imbali Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, and that you particularly enjoyed the game drive and dining experiences. We look forward to welcoming you back to Imbali in the...More

    Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

    The property is amazing. The rooms are really good and the set of the room is very good. They have taken care of our safety from all aspect. We not allowed to move out of our room alone when it's dark, we suppose to call...More

    1  Thank Shweta Rajat T
    Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Imbali Safari LodgeResponded 3 April 2017

    Dear Shweta Rajat T - Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your stay at Imbali Safari Lodge. We must confess to being a little confused by your feedback as you begin by describing the many aspects of Imbali that you...More

    Reviewed 30 March 2017

    Superb location within the Kruger Park, very nice concession with many private tracks for very professional game-drives, with possibilities of approach of the animals. Impeccable hotel service. Beautiful rooms with direct views on nature that surround you . We recommend !More

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    Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Imbali Safari LodgeResponded 31 March 2017

    Dear dabenocf - Thank you for posting your review of Imbali Safari Lodge. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and inspired to try just that little bit harder to try and reach perfection! Thank you for recommending Imbali to future travellers...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
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    • US$484 - US$994 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Kruger National Park
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    • Imbali Safari Hotel Kruger National Park
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    BruceJWEvans
    1 July 2017|
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    Response from inkbos737 | Property representative |
    Hi BruceJWEvans - Thanks for your question - our rooms do have adapters for UK plugs – or adapters are available in the office for use while guests are here.
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    vivek2520
    26 April 2017|
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    Response from Peter_and_Caroline | Reviewed this property |
    One thing we didn't like were the kids running around. It marred an otherwise wonderfule stay. If possible, leave your kids at home or put them in a cage. Sorry, I'm not kid-phobic but game lodges like Imbali don't enhance... More
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    26 April 2017|
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    Response from cclemares | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry we didn't have kids so I'm not sure, you need to ask the safari Thanks
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    "There is not a bad rondevel on this property. Each has AC, a huge bathroom and very comfy beds."
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    "A room close to reception best"
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    "The time of the year we stayed the side of the rooms did not seem to matter. Perhaps in dry months..."
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    "Nearer the lodge the better."
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