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Hotel Description

Luxurious boutique hotel with 2 outdoor pools

Kruger National Park retreat

At this Kruger National Park hotel, you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Sabi Sands Game Reserve and 3 miles (5 km) of Paul Kruger Entrance Gate. Also, Paul Kruger Statue is within 3 miles (5 km) and Skukuza Golf Course is within 6 miles (10 km).

Luxury amenities

A full-service spa, 2 outdoor pools, and a gym are all featured at this luxury hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, laundry service, and airport shuttle. Enjoy a meal from the restaurant and perks like free English breakfast and free valet parking.

Settle in

The 26 individually furnished guestrooms offer 24-hour room service and minibars. Patios, premium bedding, and separate bathtubs and showers are also available.

Luxury Room (River Lodge)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$1,796* Per night/room Oct 29 - Oct 30

Suite (River Suite)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Luxury Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

All-inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at Lion Sands River Lodge are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Property Features

Some rates at Lion Sands River Lodge are all-inclusive. These rates include onsite meals and beverages, and may include taxes and gratuities. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities. Lion Sands River Lodge offers its guests 2 outdoor swimming pools and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. A terrace, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the luxury Lion Sands River Lodge. An airport shuttle (available on request) is available for a fee. Self parking and valet parking are free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Kruger National Park hotel.

  • 1 floor
  • 26 guestrooms or units
  • English breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

Lion Sands River Lodge offers 26 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Rooms open to patios. These individually furnished accommodations include desks. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room coffee/tea makers and minibars. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private patio
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings

Food & Drink

Guests are served free English breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Boma Dinner - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Guests can experience the thrill of a safari, and take advantage of a fitness center. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Game drive on site
  • Safari on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Game viewing on site

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Africology Wellness. Services include deep-tissue massages, facials, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

Guests under 10 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Minimum age to access spa is 10
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 9 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 9 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Lion Sands River Lodge

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

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Diners Club; cash is not accepted

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Diners Club. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: ZAR 140 per person, per stay. This fee does not apply to children under 2 years of age.
  • Resort fee: ZAR 152 per person, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Lion River Lodge
  • Lion Sands Lodge
  • Lion Sands River
  • Lion Sands River Kruger National Park
  • Lion Sands Sabi Sand All-inclusive property Kruger National Park
  • Lion Sands River Lodge Kruger National Park
  • River Lodge Lion Sands
  • Lion Sands River Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
  • Lion Sands Sabi Sand Resort
  • Lion Sands Sabi Sand Kruger National Park
  • Lion Sands Sabi Sand
  • Lion Sands River Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
  • Lion Sands Tinga Lodge Kruger National Park
  • Lion Sands Tinga
  • Lion Sands Tinga Kruger National Park
  • Lion Sands River Lodge Kruger National Park
  • All-inclusive property Lion Sands Tinga Lodge
  • Lion Sands Sabi Sand
  • Lion Sands River Lodge
  • All-inclusive property Lion Sands Tinga Lodge
  • Lion Sands Tinga Lodge Kruger National Park
  • Lion Sands Tinga Kruger National Park
  • Lion Sands Tinga
  • Lion Sands Sabi Sand
  • Lion Sands River Lodge
  • All Inclusive Lion Sands Tinga
  • Lion Sands River Lodge All-inclusive property
  • Lion Sands Sabi Sand
  • Lion Sands Tinga Lodge
  • Lion Sands River All Inclusive
  • Lion Sands River Lodge Hotel
  • Lion Sands River Lodge Kruger National Park
  • Lion Sands River Lodge Hotel Kruger National Park

You should know

  • Lion Sands River Lodge offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 72 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Children 9 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.