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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I recently went to Ibamba with work colleagues on an educational. What a surprise to find such a luxury product in an area that is not known in the traditional tourism market. The Lodge was Cape Dutch Style and was very well appointed and luxurious. The chef was very good and the meals served to us were of a very...

1Thank Carl H
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 10 June 2014

On a one-day business trip to Ibamba, I was shown around the property by the gracious owners, and was stunned by the quality and style of the magnificent Cape-Dutch mansion main lodge, replete with full-size game replicas, superb furnishings, ancient firearms and paintings of Anglo-Boer War warriors. The luxury guest-suites themselves are each named after Boer generals. Then, a drive...

3Thank ConsultantSafari
Kenton-on-Sea, South Africa
Reviewed 30 June 2013

I was recently privileged, and I really mean privileged, to enjoy an outstanding couple of days at Ibamba Private Game Reserve. When approaching Ibamba, I was struck by the harsh and arid landscape, which has an un-paralleled beauty all of its own, and by the sense of solitude and peacefulness. As the roads became less and less travelled and we...

3Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 23 June 2013

To say that Ibamba Private Game Reserve is luxurious is an understatement it is certainly for the exclusive and private traveller who appreciates the best things in life and appreciates relaxing in the ultimate accommodation that Ibamba has to offer their clients whilst they savour and indulge their senses in exquisite food and wines in the quite vast beauty of...

1Thank Vivienne A

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ibamba is a new South African Lodge - set in the Eastern Cape Karoo Heartland on the 25,000 ha Private Game Reserve with the Big 4 roaming free, surrounded by mountains and Karoo vegetation. Ibamba offers a variety of 4 elegant private lodges, extraordinary meals, breathtaking nature scenic views and Africa wildlife. ... more   less 

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Address: Smitskraal - Ibamba Game Reserve | Ibamba, Jansenville 6265, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Jansenville
Number of rooms: 20
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“The rooms upstairs have a great view”
 of 5 bubbles 40carlh, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“room in the corner facing the pool is magnificent”
 of 5 bubbles viviennea135, 23 Jun 2013 | Read review
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