Named after Colonel Stephenson Hamilton, who was instrumental in establishing the world famous Kruger National Park, this tented camp reflects a safari adventure of the early twentieth century, where grace and style were the epitome of luxurious living. The lodge is situated in a Malaria area. Gate entry fees are applicable and are charged per person per stay. All guests must enter at Orpen Gate a minimum of 1 hour before the gate closure time. Guests must enter at Paul Kruger Gate 2 Β½ hours before gate closure. Other Hotel Information Total number of rooms 6, Double / twin rooms 6 Other amenities/ services Shower, Bath, Individual air-conditioned, Individual heating, Safe, 24h. Reception, Number of pools
The main and entrance area comprise a private lounge, wooden viewing decks, board room, wine cellar, health spa, curio shop & both an indoor and open-air (Boma) dining area. Ivory Lodge is about African Euro elegance, sophistication yet simplicity, boldness yet balance, ebony & ivory, perfect harmony, exclusivity, sensitivity & complete privacy. There are 6 ultra luxurious suites with en-suite bathroom, outdoor & inside shower, courtyard, lounge with fireplace, wooden viewing deck, patio & private plunge pool.The bedroom & bathroom area are air-conditioned and overhead fans cool the bedrooms and lounges. All rooms have telephone and Internet access. The suites are 165mÂ² in size and are positioned at least 20 meters apart, being linked to all areas by raised wooden walkways. They all have breathtaking views over the Sabie River, a setting where game viewing can be done from the luxury of one's private suite - Africa's finest bedrooms! Guests at Ivory Lodge will encounter something truly original: a cuisine inspired by African flavours yet guided by the Western culinary tradition. Meals can be served out on the wooden decks under the shade of the Mahogany trees, in the intimate dining room where you can watch the staff prepare your meal in the kitchen or in our Traditional Shangaan Boma and last but not least in the privacy of your suite ... Safari Lunches and Bush Dinners can also be arranged on request. The lobby is equipped with a full size fridge stocked with fresh fruits, yoghurts, chocolates and savoury snacks, tea and coffee making facilities, a service hatch to enhance privacy, internet points and a large open wooden fireplace.
The lodge comprises the following: a private lounge and bar, 2 swimming pools, wooden viewing decks, a secluded bird hide, private hammocks, conference room, health spa, curio shop & both an indoor and open-air (Boma) dining area. There are 18 luxurious thatched bedrooms with en-suite bathroom, outdoor & inside shower & wooden viewing deck. The bedroom area is air-conditioned with an overhead fan. All rooms have mini-bar & telephone access. The rooms are linked to all areas by raised wooden walkways. Bush breakfast : Guests are driven to either the river hide or one of the open plains were breakfast is served. A full table is set and the guests are invited to join the animals, which can often be seen from the breakfast venue. Bush dinner: Guests are driven to either the dry riverbed venue, the river hide or under the African sky on an open plain. Lit by paraffin lamps and a big open campfire make one of the most spectacular experiences whilst at Lion Sands. It's modern yet its fabric is distinctly ethnic. The lounge chairs are inviting yet the handsome bar is enticing
Rooms with indoor shower, private outdoor shower, ceiling fan. Phone service with international direct dialing.