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Simbambili Game Lodge
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Spent our last three nights on honeymoon at Simbambili. It was also Christmas. By the time we left, we felt like family. The Christmas Eve and Christmas dinners were so special and the food was all delicious! Our game drives with Justin and Willies were great. Justin was so passionate and had answers to all of our questions. We can’t wait for our next Safari! Look no further than Simbambili!!

Stayed: December 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Sweetiee310
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Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Simbambili Game Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Hi there Sweetie310 - thank you so much for taking the time to leave this review for Simbambili Lodge! I'm so glad that we helped to make your honeymoon something to remember :) Looking forward to having you back again at some point in the future. Take care.

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

My husband and I spent 2 nights at Simbambili in their luxurious Waterhole Suite. Easily the most beautiful place we have ever stayed with breathtaking views of the waterhole where we saw several elephants, antelope, and baboons. And that was just from our porch! On our game drives with ranger, Justin, and tracker, Willies, we saw more elephants, white rhinos, water buffalo, leopards, and 2 different prides of lions. We were even lucky enough to be next to a male lion while he roared! Truly unforgettable experience.

  • Stayed: January 2018, travelled as a couple
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Thank kghartman
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Candice W, Community Manager at Simbambili Game Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Hi kghartman, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review for Simbambili Lodge. I'm thrilled to read that you managed to see so much! Hope to see you back again some time in the future. Take care.

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

My friend and I came to South Africa to do Safari. She had been before to Kenya, but this was my first time. We stayed at this amazing Game Lodge. The manager, Mike and his wife, Tania and the entire staff made this an unreal experience. The facilities are first rate. 8 individual huts, each with its own pool and patio. You are assigned a Butler, style person, to take care of you, its not over the top, just safety and beverage service. You do an early morning game drive, come back and rest and then an afternoon game drive. It was unreal. We saw 4 of the Big 5 our first day alone. Mike knew everything about the Bush. We did see all 5, plus we got a rare experience of seeing wild dogs - an endangered species in Africa. The food was incredible and they did special treats, like BBQ with the staff singing, special breakfasts out in the Bush, Sundowners (cocktails) in the afternoon game drives. First rate. You get to know all the guests, which adds more to the overall experience. Everyone should do this.

Room Tip: We were in room 8 - farthest from the lodge, but we had our own watering hole nearby and seemed to be the favorite for the baboons visiting
  • Stayed: December 2017, travelled with friends
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2  Thank Joan E
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Candice W, Community Manager at Simbambili Game Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Hi there Joan E, thank-you so much for leaving this review for Simbambili Lodge. I'm thrilled that you had such a wonderful first time in the bush! Hope to see you back again at some point. Take care.

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

My husband and I went on Safari and had an unbelievably great time. We saw the big 5 thanks to our amazing guide Jabon and tracker Rodney. Ashley at the front guest and our valet were fantastic. We thoroughly enjoyed the food and the accommodations. We were on our honeymoon and the staff went to great lengths to see that we had a great time. We have decided that we will come back to South Africa one day and when we do you bet we will be back to Simbambili.

  • Stayed: November 2017, travelled as a couple
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Candice W, Community Manager at Simbambili Game Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Hi there etlachapelle, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review of your stay at Simbambili Lodge. I'm thrilled that you had such a wonderful time, especially since it was your honeymoon! Looking forward to having you back again. Take care.

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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have spent 2 nights in this resort and have loved it!

To start with,the service is up to perfection! Even if you are in a remote place,you don’t miss a thing!

The bungalow was exceptional! With a private pool on the terrace,a baldacchino perfect for afternoon rest and a bathtub with a gorgeous view, this room was to remember!

The game was also very good. Our team was super professional,friendly and helpful!

We would surely like to come back!

Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Otilia T
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Candice W, Community Manager at Simbambili Game Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Hi there Otilia T, thank-you so much for leaving this review. I'm so happy that you had a lovely time with us. Looking forward to seeing you back again at some point in the future.

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