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Paid Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
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Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a family group of 14 (ages from 7 through 79) who stayed for 4 nights at Umkumbe. We were greeted by our assigned guides (Dani and Miles - who were awesome) with a welcome/ informational talk then taken to our rooms. We were...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank MichelleJ3260
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms were very clean and the outdoor showers were so cool! The food was delicious, and the staff were so kind and accommodating! I loved the safaris - we saw so many incredible animals. The guides definitely knew what they were doing! The morning...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Anna A
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

The lodge was good. The guides and rangers are excellent. The bad is that the game drives are only in the private reserve, even if there are no fences, but the area of Umbkumbe is small and dried and we saw no lions, buffalos or...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Rodrigo M
Reviewed 1 December 2018

We like Umkumbe for a number of reasons. Most impressive is the driving of the guides - we called it Ferrari Safari. Whenever Tanja, our race Driver, was radioed and learnt About a sighting on the other side of the Umkumbe property she shifted gears...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank martyvogl
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved our 3 day stay at Umkumbe. Our guide Tonya was fantastic - super knowledgeable and patiently answered all our random questions haha. You could tell how much she loved animals and the bush. Her and her tracker, Moses, worked super hard to...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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About
Description
Umkumbe Safari Lodge is located in the Sabi Sand Wildtuin, considered by many to be the premier wildlife reserve in South Africa. Located on the banks of the seasonal Sand River, Umkumbe Safari Lodge is More perfectly situated in one of the best Big Five game viewing destinations in Africa. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$496 - US$623 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Umkumbe Safari Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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Umkumbe Safari Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$496 - US$623 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Umkumbe Safari Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
,
Umkumbe Safari Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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H6886MElaureng
17 September 2018|
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Response from 674brettt | Property representative |
Hi Lauren Skukuza is a lot closer - about an hour drive from Umkumbe. Nelspruit is about 2.5 hour drive. The flights into Nelspruit are generally less expensive than into Skukuza. Hope that helps. The Umkumbe Team
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italiangirl2020
25 May 2018|
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Response from 674brettt | Property representative |
Yes our reservations office can arrange transfers from the airports to Umkumbe return for you. And we do cater for vegetarians as well.
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Bridget H
14 April 2018|
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Response from 674brettt | Property representative |
Hi Bridget Yes all meals are included in the rate. You will have a light breakfast before morning game drive, then a brunch when you return and then a light lunch later in the day, followed by dinner in the evening after... More
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"Try choose a room on the river side for better animal sighting"
MichelleJ3260
2 weeks ago
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"We loved Lion which was on the furthest corner of the small campus and therefore closest to wildlife."
Haddersgourmet
30 Oct 2018
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"rooms facing the river"
royalsue57
23 Oct 2018
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"Close to the main lounge"
chocolat240_12
7 Feb 2018
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