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Reviewed 18 January 2018

I am in my 80's and if I live to 100 or more I doubt if I will ever have an experience like my trip to Simbavati River Lodge..I have been many awesome places in my life but this place has to be in the...More

Thank amer_can
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent , unexpected . Really nice location , great people working there , very good service from the moment you arrive to when you depart . Very good game viewing , Rustic by luxury tents . Really worth visiting

Thank Vincenzo N
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Our party of six spent three nights at the River Lodge and it was a hit and miss. Overall It worked well, we loved the game drives and saw lots of great game. They cater and take young kids so another huge plus. The service...More

Thank Erich M
Reviewed 28 December 2017

This place is awesome. The rooms are very nice, the main lodge is a great place to relax, and the staff is very helpful. A herd of 30 elephants walked right up to us while we were eating breakfast one morning, so cool! The highlight...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

What an amazing experience Simbavarti have us. The safari rides were wonderful, we saw everything we could have wished for. The guide very knowledgeable and passionate. All the staff at the lodge were wonderful, so welcoming and accommodating. The food was exceptional and plenty of...More

Thank Cate A
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Free Parking
Pool
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Spa
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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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