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Lion Sands River Lodge

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New York City, New York
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I cannot begin to explain how absolutely wonderful our experience was at Lion Sands. This was our first safari and we wanted it to be top notch, Lion Sands does not disappoint! We stayed in the river suite which was absolutely stunning. I would splurge if you can! It is a bit of a walk from the main area, but...

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Panama
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Decided to visit both a national reserve and private reserve for comparative purposes. Certainly LS accommodations are comfortable and friendly. Loved room 18 on the river side, with a shower where the monkeys can visit. Highly recommend thanks to the recommendation by Life & Luxury Travel.

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Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the river lodge for two nights in March of 2017. The whole experience from pick up at the Skukuza airport to the excellent twice daily game drives, was superb. Our room (No 1) was discreetly located far enough away from the main lodge and close to the shade pool and gym. The room was perfectly outfitted and...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a fabulous first class place!! We loved every moment that me and my husband and our friends spent there. Lion Sands goes above and beyond for their guests. Everything you guys put into the experience of a safari and lodging just shines I can't say enough you think of everything ! We especially want to thank Surprise our fantastic...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fantastic place highly recommend to everyone. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable, facilities are great and relaxing. Great place to see your 'big five' much better chance than in the Kruger next door. Highly recommend!!!

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wow! The whole experience was amazing, from the moment we were picked up from the airport to sad moment we were dropped off everything was perfectly planned out. Welcome drinks and snacks before being shown to our rooms. A quick freshen up then time for our first drive, our tracker and guide Kruger (yes really) and Anthony ensured we saw...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We cannot recommend Lion Sands highly enough - we had such an incredible stay it was undoubtedly the highlight of our three week honeymoon. The level of attention to detail and brand experience for the guests is on another level - all of the staff are so incredibly friendly and attentive and really made our stay what it was. The...

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four friends spent two nights/three days at Lion Sands and we could have stayed much longer. Everything about this safari was amazing. The accomodation was 5 star luxury with beautiful rooms and the most helpful, thoughtful staff. Our game drives were wonderful, the scenary amazing and the wild life out of this world. Our guide Liam was so knowledgeable and...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an absolutely wonderful safari lodge. From the beautiful rooms, to the deck dining area, to the two pools it was really really super. The staff is warm and welcoming, helpful and goes the extra mile to insure you have a wonderful stay. The guides and trackers are no less fabulous. Although a bit expensive it is worth every...

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 4 nights recently and thoroughly enjoyed it even though the weather wasn't good which becomes an issue because the jeeps are open so if it rains you get very wet. Having just read someone else's review about staying here when there is a big group which also happened to us they seemed to have done something...

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  • Pool
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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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 

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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: $1,890 - $4,510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lion Sands River Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Lion Sands River Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Lion Sands River Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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“Request river suite #21 for absolute privacy and a luxury experience!”
 of 5 bubbles 544daniellef, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Loved room 18”
 of 5 bubbles Wold, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The River Lodges are magnificent and beautifully decorated. The beds are of top quality and are huge. You will be in heaven. It's hard to believe there is this level of luxury in the bush. ”
 of 5 bubbles Louise1233, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A few of the rooms have outside showers as well as inside ones. Taking a shower while monkeys watch is an interesting experience.”
 of 5 bubbles GayleV_12, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Reserve a Superior Room”
 of 5 bubbles carvelz, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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