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Lion Sands Ivory Lodge

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is not only the number of animals seen in their natural habitat (including the big 5), it is also the professional, kind, dedicated staff. This was the single best vacation experience we ever had (and we travel a lot). Special thanks to our outstanding guide, Paul, tracker, Randis, butler, Solly. We deeply appreciate your efforts in finding the animals,...

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Vancouver
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here in Unit 8 "Bateleur" for seven nights. If Trip Advisor had a 6 star rating, we would give it! Absolutely everything was perfect and as advertised on the Lion Sands website. The staff went above and beyond to greet and service us and we cannot say enough about our driver Erich, tracker Juice, butler...

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Brooklyn
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a magical and unforgettable place. The location is breathtaking, overlooking the Sabie river where you can frequently see animals even when you're not on game drives. The services is personalized, attentive, and not overbearing. Food is delicious and the rangers and trackers are passionate about the animals and informative. The rooms are gorgeous and beautifully decorated. There is...

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Thank Ifraim I
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to this outstanding lodge and it was like coming home. The Ranger who drove us last time was able to pick us up from Skukuza airport and many of the staff from 2 years ago were still there. This says a lot for this little slice of heaven. Recently renovated the bungalows are private and...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are considering visiting South Africa for a Safari Experience beyond your wildest expectations, then select Lion Sands Ivory Lodge. No words can describe the experience. You will be treated to a fist class facility with extremely knowledgable guides and staff and be pampered by your butler while still experiencing the wild side of Africa. You will live in...

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Thank Patrick D
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Ivory lodge shortly after is was initially built. I have returned to see the new Ivory lodge and what they have achieved is truly special! A magical place, offering the highest of standards with rooms that are a up there with some of the finest safari lodges I have stayed in in Africa. Very well done!!

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Thank JeremyRL
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Luxury Five Star Safari Experience, A Safari Experience That You Will Never Forget. Luxurious Villas with private pools over looking the Sabi River, where elephants bath along with hippos and baboons. Great food and impeccable service. Our butler, Reineck was incredible, knowing our every need and want to please. The tracker, Juice was like magic. He had the ability and...

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Naples, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spectacular property. Very contemporary. The service from staff was impecable. The staff paid close attention to detail. Food was top-notch and plentiful. Varied menus served in a beautiful setting. The safari experience was fantastic. We saw everything we set out to see and more. The ranger and tracker provided vast knowledge and made the rides so much fun.

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Central Florida, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can you say about a place that oozes luxury and fulfills all of your expectations. That is the Lion Sands Ivory Lodge. We checked in at around 1pm and were shown to our room by the General Manager Patricia. The view from the deck, which overlooks the Sabie River, was incredible. A head of Elephants were drinking and sanding...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This was my first safari experience and I will definitely come again! It's lovely to see a game reserve that treats the animals and their environment with respect and minimal interference. We were fortunate to see all the big 5 animals on our first game drive! 1) Lodge accommodation: Newly renovated and luxurious with your own private plunge pool. Rooms...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family owned since 1933, this international award winning private game reserve spans across the world famous Sabi Sand Game Reserve and Kruger National Park. Lion Sands has four lodges; Lion Sands Ivory Lodge & Lion Sands River Lodge (Sabi Sand) and Lion Sands Tinga Lodge & Lion Sands Narina Lodge (Kruger Park). Each has a unique style, but is a reflection of Lion Sands' five-star signature of sophisticated interiors, unique experiences and service excellence. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lion Sands Ivory Lodge

Address: Sabi Sand Game Reserve | (Shaw's Gate Entrance), Kruger National Park 1240, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Price Range: $2,364 - $4,984 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lion Sands Ivory Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“There are 8 singles and one double #9, west of the main lodge with 30m between them for privacy. Suggest #2-4 are the best.”
  • Unit 8
  • Deck and pool.
  • Plunge Pool
HaroldandSusan, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The finfoot suite (as I'm sure all the suites) has an incredible view overlooking the Sabie river. Is spacious and decorated impeccably. There is a private plunge pool where you can watch hippos and other animals coming by for a drink in the heat of the day (between game drives). ”
ifraimi, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Any room / villa is well-situated and private.”
bgettenberg, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms face the Sabi river so you can watch the hippos”
190stevel, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Each suite overlooks the river - beautiful, private, serene.”
779NateB, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
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