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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 32 Benoni B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Wonderful place to stay. The Lodge is in a secure, quiet area opposite a golf course. Francois and his staff are extremely helpful and hospitable, including arranging pickups and sightseeing tours. Highly recommend Lodge and will be booking in again when we return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We spent our last night here before heading back home. Francois arranged late checkout the following day as our flight was not until the evening which was really appreciated. We spent most of the day relaxing in and around the house which was very pleasant. Very reasonable transfers to and from the airport and free wifi. Breakfast, dinner and lunch... More

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Eugene, Or
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30 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We arrived at the lodge with a broken foot, sprained ankle and wrist from a fall earlier in our vacation in South Africa. We stayed at the lodge the last two days before heading back to the states. Francois and his staff took such marvelous care of us - providing meals day and night, ice, information, rides to doctors and... More

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Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

At the end of our five week vacation in South Africa, we arrived at our home away from home - Outlook Lodge, Benoni and their outstanding manager, Francois. We spent 4 days here prior to our safari, then another day on our return from the safari and then again on our return following our trip to Victoria Falls prior to... More

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Oslo, Norway
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

My wife and I loved it. Very cozy, safe and the most friendly and helpful staff ever. We stayed for one night on our way to a Safari trip and what can I say, we booked for a second night on the way back. The rooms are huge, clean and well equipped. The location is very safe and near the... More

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Address: 1 Ambleside | Lakefield, Benoni 1501, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Benoni
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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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