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Hotel Description

5-star luxury lodge near Mala Mala Game Reserve

On river

At this Kruger National Park lodge, you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Sabi Sands Game Reserve and 3 miles (5 km) of Mala Mala Game Reserve. Skukuza Golf Course is within half a mile (1 km) and Paul Kruger Entrance Gate is within 12 miles (20 km).

Free perks

A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this lodge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, laundry service, and free airport shuttle. Guests will appreciate freebies like full breakfast and free self parking.

Plunge pools

The individually furnished guestrooms offer furnished patios and free bottled water. Other amenities include private plunge pools, free minibar items, and deep soaking bathtubs.

Suite (Tinga)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. Event space at this lodge measures 237 square feet (22 square meters) and includes a conference center. Spa services, a library, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Lion Sands Tinga Lodge. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available 24 hours). Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Kruger National Park lodge.

  • 1 floor
  • 18 guestrooms or units
  • 2 buildings
  • 237 sq ft of conference space
  • 22 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2003
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Conference center
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Gift shop
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Skukuza (SZK) (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Lion Sands Tinga Lodge offers 18 air-conditioned accommodations with private plunge pools and safes. Rooms open to furnished patios. These individually furnished accommodations include desks. Beds feature premium bedding. Coffee/tea makers and free minibar items are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, rainfall showerheads, and hydromassage showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.

  • Private Plunge Pool
  • Private patio (furnished)
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Stocked minibar (free)
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings

Food & Drink

Guests are served free full breakfast daily.

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

Nearby Activities

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 pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages, facials, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Deep tissue massage
  • 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
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 6 PM

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 Tinga 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 credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit

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 credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • 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
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

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

  • Destination fee: ZAR 105 per person, per stay. This fee does not apply to children under 2 years of age.
  • Utility surcharge: ZAR 115 per person, per night
  • Resort fee: ZAR 151.8 per person, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Lion Sands Narina
  • Lion Sands Tinga
  • Lion Sands Tinga Narina
  • Lion Sands Tinga Narina Kruger National Park
  • Lion Sands Tinga Narina Lodge
  • Tinga Lion Sands
  • Lion Sands Kruger National Park Lodge
  • Lion Sands Lodge
  • Lion Sands
  • Tinga Private Game Skukuza
  • Lion Sands River Kruger National Park
  • Kruger National Park Lion Sands River Lodge Lodge
  • Lion Sands River Lodge Kruger National Park
  • Lodge Lion Sands River Lodge Kruger National Park
  • Lion Sands River
  • Lodge Lion Sands River Lodge
  • Lion Sands Kruger National Park
  • Lion Sands Tinga Narina
  • Lion Sands River Lodge Kruger National Park
  • Lodge Lion Sands River Lodge Kruger National Park
  • Kruger National Park Lion Sands River Lodge Lodge
  • Lion Sands River Kruger National Park
  • Lion Sands River
  • Lodge Lion Sands River Lodge
  • Lion Sands Kruger National Park
  • Lion Sands Tinga Narina
  • Lion Sands Tinga Lodge Lodge
  • Lion Sands Tinga Lodge Lodge Kruger National Park
  • Lion Sands Tinga Lodge Kruger National Park
  • Lion Sands Tinga Narina
  • Lion Sands Kruger National Park
  • Lion Sands River Lodge
  • Lion Sands Tinga Lodge Lodge
  • Lion Sands Tinga Lodge Kruger National Park
  • Lion Sands Tinga Lodge Lodge Kruger National Park

You should know

  • Lion Sands Tinga Lodge offers transfers from the airport. 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.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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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.