Lion Sands River Lodge

Self Rated: 5.0 out of 5
Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Skukuza, Kruger National Park, 1240, South Africa
4.7 out of 5 rating 23 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.7
Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at Lion Sands River Lodge in Kruger National Park, you'll be in a national park, a 1-minute drive from Sabi Sands Game Reserve and 8 minutes from Mala Mala Game Reserve. This 5-star property is 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from Paul Kruger Entrance Gate and 3.5 mi (5.7 km) from Paul Kruger Statue.


Make yourself at home in one of the 26 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Rooms have private patios. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages and facials. Encounter the local wildlife with a safari, then enjoy a soak in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools. This property also features complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and wedding services.


This property is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Grab a bite to eat at Boma Dinner, a buffet restaurant which features a bar/lounge, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. A complimentary English breakfast is served daily from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free valet parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Sabi Sands Game Reserve - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Mala Mala Game Reserve - 4.3 km / 2.7 mi
Paul Kruger Entrance Gate - 5.6 km / 3.5 mi
Paul Kruger Statue - 5.7 km / 3.5 mi
Skukuza Golf Course - 6 km / 3.7 mi
Londolozi Game Reserve - 17.5 km / 10.9 mi
Phabeni Gate, Kruger National Park - 32.3 km / 20.1 mi
Silolweni Lake - 44.1 km / 27.4 mi
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park - 48.5 km / 30.2 mi
Elephant Whispers - 49.5 km / 30.7 mi
Shangana Cultural Village - 51.2 km / 31.8 mi

The nearest airports are:
Skukuza (SZK) - 10.7 km / 6.6 mi
Mala Mala (AAM) - 88.2 km / 54.8 mi

The preferred airport for Lion Sands River Lodge is Skukuza (SZK).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Children 9 years old and younger are not permitted at this property.

  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: ZAR 40.00 per person, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Free self parking
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Fitness facilities
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • -Full-service spa
  • -Reception hall
  • -Free valet parking
  • -Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Garden
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking