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Timbavati Safari Lodge

TripAdvisorUS$103*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$154*
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Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you fly to Hoedspruit or drive through, this is a convenient destination for your bush experience. The Timbavati Safari Lodge is beautifully maintained, challets are spotless and the staff and management hospitable and knowledgeable. This is a family run business and it shows in the warmth and attention to detail. It's a paradise for children as well as adults,...

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KTrewavas, Front Office Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lesley, Thank you so much for reviewing your recent stay with us and we are grateful for your positive review. Its always so pleasing to hear, returning guests enjoy there stay as much as the first time, if not more. We do look forward to your next visit and we hope it is sooner rather than later :)

Killarney, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled to South Africa last week and were fortunate enough to stay at the Timbavati Safari Lodge for 4 nights. Let me tell you-that wasn't enough AT ALL!! Right from the start being picked up at the airport in a safari car (amazing!) where we were given a typed up itinerary for our time there and being greeted by...

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KTrewavas, Front Office Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lauren, Wow what a review, thank you! :) The team are extremely proud that you guys have enjoyed your stay so much and that we could make your honeymoon extra special!! It really goes a long way that you could not fault us in anyway and were able to enjoy everything the lodge has to offer and more. We...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Timbavati Safari Lodge was a lifesaver for us when we arrived at Orpen Gate too late to travel to our Kruger rest camp. The hosts were very accommodating, and as it was towards the end of the season it was easy for us to find a suitable room. The lodge itself is a good 3 star property, and our package...

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Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hi GufoPeloso, Thank you for taking the time to review your 'Surprise' visit with us. You comments are appreciated and we are pleased to hear your unplanned visit was a great one. Hope to see you back soon.

Piet Retief, South Africa
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

For a bush wedding where the focus is on family and friends spending special time together, this is the perfect venue. Friendly and accommodating staff, very good service and food throughout the weekend. Lodge Manager Kylie deserves special mention- untiring in her effort and attention to detail.

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Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Penny, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us during such a special event. We are honoured of the praise you have given and so pleased that such an important moment shared with family and friends was so thoroughly enjoyed.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Timbavati Safari Lodge is a beautiful, cute and cosy haven Their colorful little lodges, outdoor dining experiences by the fire, great bar and friendly happy staff made my stay there very enjoyable and relaxing. The lodge offers a lovely sunrise and sunset safari game drives if you fancy some wildlife spotting during your stay.

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Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jaimini, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Timbavati Safari Lodge. Its great to hear you enjoyed your stay, and overall had a great experience. We do hope you will be back soon.

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Our stay at The Timbavati Safari Lodge was absolutely awesome. Friendly staff with excellent food. The Units are very clean and comfortable enough. There is free wifi in the main lapa. The large swimming pool makes for a good cool down after a day in the Kruger Park. I can absolutely recommend it.

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Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ben, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with the team at Timbavati Safari Lodge. It is pleasing to hear you enjoyed all areas of the lodge and we certainly look forward to your next visit :)

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The lodge is very beautiful and the hosts were great. The views are fantastic. Climatisation in the huts would be a great plus, as we were dying of being hot and one cannot really open or air because of the insects. Shower is pretty basic though.

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Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Anna, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Timbavati. The team are glad you enjoyed your stay. We value your comments and we are working on a way to cool the rooms down for these hot summer months and hope to have plans in place soon.

Aalsmeer, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We loved our stay at Timbavati. We were here for 6 nights and also celebrated X-mas here. We would recommend this place to everyone. Kylie, Rob and all the staff are doing everything to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The safari's were nice and so was the bush walk. The rooms are great and our kids enjoyed the...

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KTrewavas, Front Office Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Caravonk, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed all aspects of the lodge and also the surrounding area. We do hoe you will be back to visit soon.

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Honestly, timbavati is an authentic hotel with lovely staff who make up the kind of vibe that most 5 star hotels can only dream of! This place reminds you of why it's necessary to explore out of a lockdown resort and into a hotel who will leave you with a hands on experience and more then one fantastic stories to...

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Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Jode, Thank you very much for your fantastic review on you recent stay with us. We are all pleased you found your stay authentic and enjoyable. We do hope you will be back to visit soon.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Superb base for an excellent adventure. Our tour guide Solly couldn't have made our game drives more enjoyable, fantastically knowledgable and friendly. We had a great time debriefing in the evening around the on-site bar with some of the locals and staff who really provided a great insight into life around Kruger. The facilities were excellent; comfortable and cleanly. Couldn't...

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Ryan M, General Manager at Timbavati Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Jeff, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. It is great to hear you had an excellent adventure and enjoyed the facilities that were available during your stay. We look forward to your next visit.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Timbavati Safari Lodge

Address: (R 531) Orpen Road | Klaserie, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
Price Range: $138 - $431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Timbavati Safari Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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“A variety of different accommodation challets / rondawels are available”
LesleyW277, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Airconditioner would be nice.”
cherylpincus, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“New luxury tents going in soon to complement the rondavels. Rooms further from the restaurant and pool/bar area have weaker WiFi.”
LaurCapeTown, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room backing onto the bush that way you will see wildlife in the early morning”
paulcZ8287JN, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“On the edge near the animal track”
JazboOttawa, 29 May 2016 | Read review
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