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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 34 Benoni B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at Outlook Lodge on recommendation from my travel agent when I booked a safari to Kruger National Park. I wasn't expecting much but was blown away when I walked into my room. A gorgeous free standing tub, rainhead shower, two huge beds, a fluffy bathrobe and plenty of coffee and tea to keep me comfy in my room!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This lodge was a very pleasant surprise, differing in good ways from the impression I got from the website. It is 10 minutes from Tambo airport and a vast improvement from impersonal corporate hotels. It is across the road from a golf course, but not part of that course, so the persons at the lodge are the folks staying there.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are comfortable, Francois is a friendly host and he cooked us a lovely dinner. All very informal. We stayed on 2 separate nights and we could leave unneeded luggage at the lodge between visits. An ideal stopover location close to the airport.

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Bendigo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived at the Lodge and we were greeted by the Manager Francois with open arms. The Lodge is a B&B with six rooms with some double and others single rooms. Francois is the host and the cook and he prepares a nice breakfast and dinner. We were there three separate times at the Lodge and each time we... More

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Peterborough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 August 27, 2014

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 August 5, 2014 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 August 1, 2014

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 July 28, 2014

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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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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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*
Number of rooms: 5
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