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Lukimbi Safari Lodge is a stunning luxury safari lodge situated in the easily accessible southern portion of the Kruger National Park, South Africa. Kruger is home to the Big Five and a wide variety of other animals and birds, which roam freely in their natural habitat
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Pool
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
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Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
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Family Rooms
Minibar
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Refrigerator in room
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Lukimbi Road Malelane Area, Kruger National Park 1320 South Africa
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Skukuza Airport28 mi
Kruger Mpumalanga Intl Airport37 mi
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Lukimbi is a beautiful lodge with all the facilities of a luxury hotel, run efficiently and with warm service. I came back to this lodge having visited 2 years ago. The private concession in which Lukimbi is located is a rich area, with amazing sightings - made all the more
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Wonderful Christmas despite the heat. We had the use of a private pool, right outside the cottage. Good game viewing never been that close to lion. I have to make a special mention of the staff: amazing, excellent service done with pride and friendliness (but professional as
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Spent two nights art Lukimib Safari Lodge. Booked one of the chalets with its own splash pool overlooking the river, had elephant, bushbuck and hippo visit during our stay. Great game drives can traverse a large area as the Lodge is situated in the Southern section of the Kruger
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Amazing! Excellent luxury African style lodges overlooking the river with big animals coming in to drink and soak. The entire staff are so attentive, friendly and welcoming we didn't want to leave. 3 excellent safari tours per day included. Thanks to our awesome team with
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In November 15-18th we were fortunate enough to spend 3 nights with all our family 20 of us for our wedding. So much planning and time was put into this trip as it was a once in a life time thing (Marriage) and wow wow wow every single thing was perfect the lodge, staff, food,
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"unser" kleines Häuschen ;)
An beiden Tagen kam am frühen Nachmittag eine Gruppe Elefanten am Zimmer vorbei zur Wasserstelle vor dem Haupthaus.
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The guides are able to drive off road when on their private concession. When they cross over into the public part of Kruger National park no off road is allowed.
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The hotel has adapters you can use I believe (just email and confirm) The majority of outlets in room are compatible with M-Type adapters. For whatever reason I didn't have luck with those adapters and the transformers I brought (this was all over SA not just Lukimbi). I had success using one of those "all in one adapters" you get from a retail store. Also there is a shaving outlet in bathroom that I utilized. Not sure why the large prong m-type adapters on 110/230V transformers. But I would ask hotel prior to going.
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That has always been a difficult question. As much as you feel you would like too I would say. There are other replys with amounts for guides and trackers but each I believe somehow are all worth the same. Tips usually get shared but lodges differ and by month end often tips are shared equal. Hence guide and tracker get tipped separately and the top box is shared equally. It's a tip not a salary but well worth a contribution. Best way is to consult the manager of the lodge .
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What view do the rooms have?
I wish I could post pics in the comments. Unbelievable views! You are literally planted in the middle of the bush! Floor-to-ceiling windows looking out over the vast expanse! It was funny because when I was getting a tour of my place, The guide noted the floor-to-ceiling windows… And the fact that you even have them if you’re sitting on the toilet! Ha ha ha! There is even an indoor and outdoor shower option! You‘ll never miss a beat if an animal goes by! I’m sure if you go to their website you will see photos of how it’s laid out and what the views look like. It’s amazing!
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"Chahlet with a plunge pool"
"Westwing starts from #1 closest to the common areas to #9 furthest away."
"The Premier Lodge is worth the extra"
"there is no bad choice!"
"the last room on the east side has the best scenery"
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PRICE RANGE
US$963 - US$1,155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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lukimbi safari hotel kruger national park
LOCATION
South AfricaKruger National Park
NUMBER OF ROOMS
16
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