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Outlook Lodge

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   1 Ambleside | Lakefield, Benoni 1501, South Africa
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Ranked #3 of 33 Benoni B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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122 reviews 122 reviews
51 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Francois organised us a pick up at the airport and despite it being a morning arrival our room was ready. The food here is amazing and nothing is too much trouble. Francois organised us things to do for our 4 nights here. We visited the Apartheid museum and did the hop on hop off tour, Willy our driver was so... More

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Kortrijk, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An unexpected experience: outstanding service; very good meals; personalised service; family atmosphere. Francois is a excellent host and cook. This lodge was the last stop of out trip to South-Africa and Botswane

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Outlook lodge doesn't pretend to be anything more than it is i.e a quite simple B&B lodge close to the airport offering fairly basic but comfortable rooms and a simple meals option at a very reasonable price. Not really close to much in the way of restaurants etc but as an overnight stop prior to our flight out next... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used Outlook as a stopping off point on our way to Kruger. Service was outstanding, food very good, and Francois is an excellent host, who could not have been more helpful. It is within easy walking distance from shops and restaurants, and an interesting bird sanctuary. Would thoroughly recommend Outlook

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night in the lodge, before going to the Safari in Kruger NP, and it was very nice. François is very helpful, we wanted to stay one more night in the lodge but they were full, so he arranged a place for us and arranged a half day tour for us in the Soweto. The tour was wonderful... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Everything about the Outlook Lodge was exceptional. The staff was extremely friendly. In fact they brought out some nice wine for us to sample the night we arrived. Plus the next day they set up a great tour for our small group.

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Irving, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Six of us just returned from from a trip to Kruger. We overnighted at Outlook both on the way and when returning. Cannot say enough good about the lodge. Francois is a fabulous host. The rooms are clean and comfortable(no AC. Great breakfast and wonderful reccommendation. We were very comfortable walking to resturants about a mile away. John Hosea

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We had a wonderful stay the night before our safari to Kruger Park. Francois provides warm hospitality to all his guests. The rooms are very comfortable, the atmosphere of the lodge is very relaxed and welcoming, and Francois provides amazing meals for his guests. The location is very safe in a neighborhood. Francois will help with any details for your... More

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Conifer, Co, Usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We have stayed at Outlook twice on our way between the U.S. and Botswana. Rooms and beds are nice, not fancy. The lodge is beautiful and comfortable, and the management is friendly, warm and helpful. It is an easy drive from the airport, and the lodge arranges transport.

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Norwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Awesome place to stay, quiet, secure and wonderful decoration inside and well maintained garden outside. Francois and his staff welcomed me and looked after well extremely well. I was picked up from the airport and had a short drive to the lodge. Welcomed by Francois and showed to my room. Lovely accommodation. Food was brilliant, met some amazing people and... More

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Address: 1 Ambleside | Lakefield, Benoni 1501, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Benoni
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Hotel Class:4 star — Outlook Lodge 4*
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Outlook Lodge offers great value for money with home from home comforts in a tranquil gated community. We cater for discerning travelers, professionals, avid safari enthusiasts and families alike.Originally established as an overnight stop for guests embarking on safari with us, it now boasts a 4 star grading and confidently claims to surpass international standards, maintaining the highest possible levels of professionalism, hygiene and comfort.The rooms are tastefully furnished to celebrate South Africa's wonderful diversity of wildlife and spectacular landscapes. Breakfast is a scrumptious affair, while lunch and dinner is served on request at minimal extra charge. Special dietary requirements are catered for.Being right next to a golf course and within 5 minutes' walk from a gym and the Korsman Bird Sanctuary offers our guests activity on our doorstep. Day excursions to explore all that Gauteng has to offer can be booked through the lodge.We have been operating safaris to the Kruger National Park since 1998 and specialize in this region of South Africa. All safaris are conducted by professional safari guides employed by ourselves. You will deal with us personally and safaris generally leave from the Outlook Lodge. Options vary from budget camping to luxury lodge safaris.We are situated about 15 minutes' drive from Johannesburg's OR Tambo airport and offer transfers to and from the airport by prior arrangement at a minimal charge.We look forward to meeting you!. ... more   less 
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