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Outlook Lodge

4.0 of 5 1 Ambleside | Lakefield, Benoni 1501, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wyoming
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

1st as is 2nd and I'm sure 3rd time (in 2 years) will be a charm. Francois is the Host with the most. Rooms have been updated. Francois had to wrangle many guest on the night we arrived so he just whipped up delicious platters of appetizers and salads and sandwiches. The wine was nice and the whole experience was... More 

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Hood River, Oregon, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked our night at Outlook Lodge based off reviews. Smart choice! Our airport pick up was waiting for us and very helpful. It was a pretty quick drive to the Lodge, which is located in a quiet residential area. When we arrived at the Lodge, Francois was very welcoming and showed us to our room. There was a wonderful... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been meaning to write this one for a while... Outlook Lodge is a fantastic launching point for a S African safari. Francois is a complete mensch and took great care to make sure we were comfortable from Jo-Berg airport pick-up to an incredible 6-day safari from Kruger thru Swaziland and ending near Durban. (He even made me a sandwich upon... More 

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Orange Beach, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor we contacted Francois at the Outlook Lodge. We explained that we were only staying overnight and he did the rest. He booked airport pick-up and return (at a very reasonable price), provided us with a delicious lunch and dinner on our day of arrival and a great breakfast on our day of departure.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lodge in Jo'burg was perfect. Francois and all the staff really looked after me. Everything was made easy right from the airport pickup and nothing felt like too much hassle. I stayed the night before and after my safari in Kruger and can say that I would definitely do this again next time. The Lodge is comfortable and the... More 

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Orkney Islands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For three birdwatchers arriving late into Johannesburg we could not have found a better place to stay. A member of staff from Outlook Lodge met both our flights at the Airport, took us to the Car Hire desk, then hire car and lead us back to the Lodge - all needed when its late at night and you have had... More 

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Ahmedabad
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for the last night of my South African holiday. Came back from an excellent trip to Kruger Park with Outlook Safaris and my flight was the next morning so stayed the night. Reached late evening after a 10 hour drive along the panoramic route and felt instantly at home. I was in room 2 just up the stairs... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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34 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Outlook This guest house is located in a private neighborhood close to the airport (around 20 minutes driving). If you are staying more than a day you need a car to move around. The house is very nice, with a garden, swimming pool and tables and chairs to drink something enjoying the place. During our staying wifi and TV cable... More 

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`t Veld
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights in this logde in a very large and nice room. Just relaxing en drinking wine , thanks for that Francois ! Nice breakfast, and good location to stay after a long flight. I can surely recommend this lodge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

We had the best experience at Outlook Lodge. Not only is it in a great location but Klarissa, our hostess spoiled us with her delicious meals. She went above and beyond to accommodate our individual wishes! Baia baia Danke! F.J out you guide surprised us with his vast knowledge of the animals on our Safari into the Krueger Park. It... 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*
Number of rooms: 5
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