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    Lion Sands River Lodge

    Sabi Sand Game Reserve | (Shaw's Gate Entrance), Kruger National Park 1240, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent90%
    • Very good6%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “game drives” (190 reviews)
    “tree house” (30 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 718 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    We stayed at the beautiful Tings lodge. Outstanding accommodations. Meals were delicious, with plenty of choices. The bathroom in our room could be classified as a studio apartment in NYC. The shower had a 240 degree view of the river and bush so you could...More

    Thank Joetzz191
    Reviewed 10 November 2017

    We stayed two nights at the Tinga Lodge of Lion Sands (they have two lodges, about twenty minutes apart on opposite sides of the river). There is a central lodge where you take your meals, and then the individual thatched cottages are spread out around...More

    Thank RebelVirginia
    Reviewed 18 October 2017

    I felt as if I was truly in the midst of African bush. Loved that the animals roamed freely. Staff was outstanding and went above and beyond to meet every expectation. Lodge accommodations were fantastic. I would highly recommend a stay at Lion Sands River...More

    Thank ssb1951form
    Reviewed 16 October 2017

    Our accommodations were excellent overlooking a watering hole watching animals. Our house had a living room, king sized bed, beautiful bathroom, including an outdoor shower. The safari drives were excellent and extremely informative. Our driver was a joy to be with on each drive. Meal...More

    Thank knitwit_12
    Reviewed 20 July 2017

    We just had a magical stay at Lion Sands and can't wait to return. Patricia, the manager, has created an extraordinary lodge with amazing service. The villas are beautiful, the staff is amazing, the food is beautiful and the safari rides are the best. We...More

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    Lion Sands - Tinga Lodge
    417 reviews
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$1,593 - US$3,566 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Sabi Sand Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Lion Sands River Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve ,
    • Lion Sands River Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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    Room & Suite (163)
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    Lillybet999
    9 July 2017|
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    Response from Tony B | Reviewed this property |
    We were there for four nights in April and only saw one Python whilst out on a game drive. The chances of seeing one at the actual lodges are fairly minimal. In May vegetation is still fairly lush , so this again will... More
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    19 March 2017|
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    Response from CiteeGirl | Reviewed this property |
    No problem at all! Their plugs adapt.
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    luv2cruz41_123
    2 March 2017|
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    Response from MOREfamily | Property representative |
    Skukuza Airport is served by larger planes and no longer the small 2 or 4 seater charter planes. It's a comfortable 50minute flight from Johannesburg with SA Airlink. You can view the planes on their website. The Lion Sands... More
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    "Stay on the river side. Water attracts the animals."
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    "Separate houses for each couple (guest)."
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    "the rooms are separate lodges"
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    "ask for Room 1 if you want to be right next to the shady pool!"
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