We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 141 Kruger National Park accommodations

Marc's Treehouse Lodge

Save Saved
You added Marc's Treehouse Lodge to your Saves list
Motlala Game Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Hotel amenities
  • Overview
  • Reviews (171)
  • Photos (108)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (50)
  • More
Marc's Treehouse Lodge
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Kruger National Park
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

171 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (50)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was such a unique place. Stay in actual treehouses. Don't expect luxury but is very comfortable and you are surrounded by wildlife. Meals are taken at a central location and the food was wonderful! Could not have asked for better treatment from the staff. Wish we could go back this year.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent our honeymoon on a 6 day safari and it was just perfect. We really wanted a true bush experience and we got it! The camp is in the middle of a nature reserve and there are many animals wandering around. It's wonderful! There are kudus, monkeys and baboons all over the place as soob as you wake up.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hamden, Connecticut
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I stayed at Marc's Treehouse Lodge during a 6-day safari at and around Kruger National Park. It is a delightful place: the staff are friendly and helpful, the treehouses comfortable and clean, the food is delicious, and the setting is breathtaking. The accommodations are a mix of treehouses and cabins built on stilts on the side of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brisbane, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights nights at Marc's Treehouse Lodge and really enjoyed the experience. The facilities were clean and there was plenty of bedding to ensure we were warm enough at nights. It was the middle of winter so we were prepared for cold weather. The food was beautiful - could not fault it - good, home-cooked food. We were... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We generally enjoyed our stay at Marc's Treehouse Lodge. The staff we encountered were really friendly and helpful. Their guides for safaris are knowledgable and communicate well. The site for the lodge is well chosen, offering interesting views of watering places for animals. There were only a couple of things we did not enjoy. First, we felt that there was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
VivaSafaris, Manager at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, responded to this review

Hi thank you for your review, I am pleased that you were overall happy. I wish to advise that we have not consciously tried to con you about the treehouses. We have built many treehouses on stilts within the tree canopy. These are all en suite which is what over 95% of our guests want. The original treehouses are only... More

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I was initially apprehensive when I first viewed some of the uppermost reviews which were very negative about this treehouse lodge, and the management's rather blunt responses back to the clients, though they are more than welcome to do so. I would like to state, however, that from a fair perspective, Marc's Treehouse has indeed been a wonderful experience, and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Belfast, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We were in Kruger during winter (month of July) & the nights were quite cold. The tents did not have heating & we froze to death that night. the zipper on my tent wasn't working either. I tried to inform one of the staff houses but no one responded when I knocked at the door (even though there were people... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
VivaSafaris, Manager at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Ameesh Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I am very sorry that you were very cold. I need to respond to your review and wish to outline some facts that you have omitted. On arrival, our hostess ,who is very aware of the cold at the present time, offers all guests the use of a hot... More

Virum, Denmark
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Marc's Treehouse Lodge was one of the best accommodations on my entire trip to South Africa. The staff was super friendly and ready to help with everything, and the guides were very knowledgeable. I enjoyed every single morning with good mood and smiles.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Cleveland, Ohio
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
18 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Marc's tree house bush camp put visitors into the thick of things. The camp has (had) 12 tree houses, #4 is being repaired. However only #5 is truly up high in the trees. The camp also has multiple 2 room platform tents. Being on a reserve be prepared for animals. We had 2 resident spiders, one at the front door... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

For people who like a different experience. Had a beautiful treehouse by the river - so calm and quiet at night! Home-cooked dinner around the fire was lovely. Loads of Impala roam around the grounds, I was very sorry to leave.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Marc's Treehouse Lodge, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Marc's Treehouse Lodge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Marc's Treehouse Lodge

Address: Motlala Game Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Also Known As:
Marc`s Treehouse Hotel Kruger National Park

108 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (109)
Hotel & grounds (6)
View from room (5)
Dining (10)
Pool/beach area (4)
Business center/function rooms (1)
Room/suite (13)
Family/play areas (1)
Bathroom (1)
Other (68)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
hotels in Kruger National Park with
any amenities

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Marc's Treehouse Lodge staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer