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Outlook Lodge

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1 Ambleside | Lakefield, Benoni 1501, South Africa
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Confolens, France
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171 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Francois is a flamboyant and wonderful host. Comfortable room not quite top notch but ok. Easy reach from airport via their pick up service. Food good and a good mix of nationalities makes for a good stay. Free wifi in lounge area.

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Coto de Caza, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After almost 30 hours of flying this hotel was perfect. They met us at the airport as promised and it was a quick drive from the airport. The neighborhood was really nice and pulling into this hotel was so comforting. They greeted us with smiles and personal service to our room. Francis was quite the character and really helped us... More 

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Cumberland, Canada
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outlook Lodge was recommended to us by AfricanBudgetSafarus and it was the most wonderful place to begin and end our journey. From the time we landed to our departure the clear directions and communication re our transfers were excellent. Moss, our driver very thoughtfully texted to let us know where and when he would be there. Francois, Hotel manager, provided... More 

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Monterey, California
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After some trouble with a safari company that went bankrupt soon before we were scheduled to travel, my cousin and I found another company to take us, but a day later, so we were in a tizzy trying to find accommodations. We saw the recommendations for Outlook Lodge here on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try. Well,... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifull, warn, small place to really feel at home, personal warm service, clean, will defenirely go there when visiting Johanesburg again!! Lobby is really feels like home living room :-) We asked for vegan breakfest and really enjoyed.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

I stayed here for one night before a 5 day safari in the Kruger area. Francois was very friendly and welcoming. There is a casual, family feel to the place, with an open kitchen and cozy living room area. The room and bathroom were bright, very spacious, and clean. Breakfast was very generous: chocolate muffin, ham, cheese, fruit salad, yogurt... More 

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We started our South Africa trip with 2 nights in the Outlook lodge, this was the perfect place to just enjoy some quiet and peaceful time just outside the big city. The staff is very nice and helpful, the food was great, our room was lovely and the bathroom beautiful. The pool area looks nice, however we didn't have a... More 

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

After spending 16 days on an African photo safari through three countries, the 4-star Outlook Lodge was the perfect end to a wonderful yet exhausting trip. Mr. Francois Jones and the Outlook staff made us feel welcome and comfortable. We were very happy with our upstairs room, with its big comfy bed, bath tub, shower, and lovely view of the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We enjoyed the night we stayed at the outlook lodge. Francois was very welcoming and helpful. We would definitely stay there again. The dinner and breakfasts were good, the rooms spacious and the bathroom was amazing.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

My partner and I stayed at the Outlook Lodge both before and after our Outlook Safari. The staff went above and beyond to make sure we had everything we needed. We were very happy with our room, especially the lovely big bath tub and big comfy bed. The dinners and breakfasts were fabulous. We would definitely stay here again and... More 

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