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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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    Overview
    • Excellent90%
    • Very good6%
    • Average2%
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    “game drives” (189 reviews)
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 714 reviews

    Reviewed 20 July 2017

    We just had a magical stay at Lion Sands and can't wait to return. Patricia, the manager, has created an extraordinary lodge with amazing service. The villas are beautiful, the staff is amazing, the food is beautiful and the safari rides are the best. We...More

    1  Thank Carol R
    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    The rooms at Lions Sands are exquisite. King size beds with extra comfortable bedding and every amenity you can imagine. The game viewing was poor and the meal quality was not much better. The breakfast was great but they serve lunch an hour and a...More

    Thank Sherri S
    Reviewed 5 July 2017

    We stayed at River Lodge in early June for a couple of nights, paired with another couple of nights at Narina, having stayed here for 4 nights a few years ago. We loved it again! The service is friendly and helpful, the atmosphere is laid...More

    1  Thank ChrisSingapore2015
    Reviewed 29 June 2017

    From the moment I arrived at Lion Sands I was taken aback by the sheer beauty of the location as if I had stepped into a film set and I fell a little more in love with it every day. Anthony our driver and guide...More

    1  Thank 720amanda
    Reviewed 25 June 2017

    This was our first safari in Africa, and Lion Sands exceeded just about every expectation we had. The facilities are spectacular: luxury in the bush. We had two rooms – and each was clean, white, and well-maintained. Lion Sands provides the most generous minibar we’ve...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$1,686 - US$3,682 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Sabi Sand Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Lion Sands River Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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    Lillybet999
    10 July 2017|
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    Response from Tony B | Reviewed this property |
    We were there for four nights in April and only saw one Python whilst out on a game drive. The chances of seeing one at the actual lodges are fairly minimal. In May vegetation is still fairly lush , so this again will... More
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    19 March 2017|
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    Response from CiteeGirl | Reviewed this property |
    No problem at all! Their plugs adapt.
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    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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    "the rooms are separate lodges"
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    "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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