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Lion Sands - Tinga Lodge

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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If only I could award more stars! This place is extra special - the staff cannot do enough to please, the food is outstanding, and the lodges are beyond luxury. We felt part of the Rings Lodge family and were genuinely sad to leave after 4 days. P.S. The game drives are amazing - these guys are permitted off-road, hence...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great experience and accommodations in Kruger National Park! Highly recommend accommodations. Five Star in the Bush! Loved the safari guides and trackers. We saw the BIG FIVE and so many more. Knowledgeable and fun!

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my first ever Trip Advisor review because I just had to RAVE about our amazing experience at Lion Sands Tinga Lodge. This property really has it all and our recent 3 night stay far surpassed all expectations. From the warmth and professionalism of lodge manager Francois and his assistants Frank and Trevor we could tell we were in...

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Thank gladingn
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't usually write reviews however... I travelled to Lion Sands with my girlfriend in March 2017, it was her birthday and I was planning to propose. From the moment the booking was made until the last minute we left the location the service was impecable. I would like to personally thank Hazel, Francois, Willie, Lucas, Levy and Elvis. It...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I cant say enough positive things about Lion Sands! Right from the manager Francoise to our guide Dumey and Rexon everyone was warm, friendly and attentive! Not only did we see the big 5 multiple times but our guide Dumey was very patient answering all our questions and very knowledgeable about animals. We also learnt quite a few things about...

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Thank JINITA P
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Tinga Lodge for three nights in March 2017 and from start to finish it was just perfect! The trip was originally for my birthday and all staff went above and beyond to make it special for me.. including decorating the room on request with birthday banners etc. On our game drives we saw all the big five...

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Thank Lozza2390
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Our stay at the tinga lodge was just amazing in every point of view. It was just a dream come true. We will come again. The employees were all extremely friendly. The rooms were really clean. The atmosphere is fantastic. The rangers Ben and Collins are really professional and they really have a big knowledge of the animals and they...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

It can be very confusing choosing a safari, but look no further! Everything you ever dreamed of you will find at this Lodge. From the moment you step out of the vehicle, you are met by name and the best welcome ever from the staff and the view.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 13 February 2017

No Words .. Its a must must must Visit and experience....Everything is out of the world , from the welcome experience to the personal service... the rooms are amazing and the view , from our room we woke up to about 20 elephants right outside eating and bathing in the river , the food is amazing.. the The ranger and...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Everything was first class from the game drives, the guide and tracker, the staff, the food, accommodations, etc. This was by far our best trip yet. We would highly recommend the Narina Lodge at Lions Sands.

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Lion Sands Tinga Lodge - along the Sabie River within the Kruger National Park - is subtle, sophisticated and serene with grand open spaces. The main areas are double volume, opening onto a wooden deck. With just 9 luxurious suites, each located in an utterly private spot overlooking the river, you are treated to the ultimate African luxury experience. Each of Tinga's suites has a bathroom with in-door and outdoor shower, separate lounge area with minibar, private plunge pool and deck, 24 hour air-conditioning and a range of luxury amenities. ... more   less 

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Address: Paul Kruger Gate, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa (Formerly Tinga Private Game Lodge)
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range: $2,303 - $2,642 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lion Sands - Tinga Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Tinga Private Game Hotel Skukuza
Tinga Private Game Skukuza
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#6 Luxury Hotel in Kruger National Park
#6 Spa Hotel in Kruger National Park
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