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 140 Kruger National Park accommodations

Marc's Treehouse Lodge

Motlala Game Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Hotel amenities
  • Overview
  • Reviews (166)
  • Photos (108)
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (47)
  • 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

166 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    97
    48
    14
    4
    3
See reviews for
21
43
48
2
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 (47)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
There are newer reviews for Marc's Treehouse Lodge
See the most recent reviews
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

I went on the three day Kruger National Park Safari with Viva Safari's and stayed at Marc's tree house. Enjoyed the unique experience staying at the tree house and coming face to face with Impalas and buffalos during the morning walk. Friendly staff and good service. The hostesses Pretty and Thalitha were really good. The safari guide Dominic is very... More

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

Hi there Thank you for a great review ! I am extremely pleased that you had such a great trip and I shall personally pass on your good wishes to Dominic, Thaltha and Pretty. I know how good they are. Well done on seeing all Big Five on one day - it sdoesn't happen all the time ! Kind regrds... More

Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

I will preface my review by saying I have no personal basis of comparison to other safari outfitters. The treehouse was a great way to stay near the park. At night, the babbling river lulled me to sleep and in the morning it was relaxing and peaceful to sit on the deck and listen to the sounds of nature. Food... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

We (2 students) spent two nights in one of the 'tents': they we're well equipped and really spacious for an affordable price. In the morning we woke up with kudu right next to our tent, quite an unique experience. Showers and toilets were both basic but clean. Service by our hostess Pretty was really good. Had an awesome time here... More

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

Hi Moevelen Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Marc's Treehouse Lodge. We are pleased that you found the tented accommodation excellent value. We are always impressed by the comments of our guests who stay in the tents. They arrive expecting to sleep on the ground in 2 person dome tents and are absolutely thrilled to... More

Auckland
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

We've just come back from the 6 day Safari with Viva Safari's staying at both Tremisana & Marcs Treehouse Lodge. We are mature travellers who normally like a bit of luxury but what an amazing experience we had staying with them. We certainly enjoyed staying in the Treehouses, you can't get an experience like that in too many places... waking... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Just finished a 5-day tour with Viva, including three nights here. First and foremost, the staff here are incredibly warm. Pretty and Margaret at the lodge and Texson, Wesley, and Bongani as guides are all wonderful. I recommend this experience if only for these team members. The safari itself was great too. I saw four of the big five (only... More

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

Hi there A sincere thank you for such a glowing report ! I am especially pleased that you mention your gratitude towards our staff - I shall see to it that Margrett, Pretty, Bongani, Wesley and Texson are congratulated for making your stay so enjoyable. Glad that you had good game viewing - pity about the leopard. Bongani reckons it... More

Pretoria
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We stayed two nights in the tents at Marc's Treehouse. It was a great experience and completely worth it. Please don’t expect a luxurious accommodation, then you will need a lot more money. During the day we were at safari so not a lot extra is needed. The food is very good and the staff is helpful and friendly. In... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cologne, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

My stay at Marc's Treehouse was a great adventure and a wonderful experience. The staff is very friendly especially Pretty :) The rooms are good, although I don't understand why everybody pays the same price, if some rooms have a bathroom and others don't. The tours were great, but unfortunately not all guides have the same motivation. Especially the evenings... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

This is a great option if you are looking for a reasonably priced safari experience. Be prepared to walk for at least five minutes from the main lodge to your tent or treehouse, but you will be very comfortable when you get there. The lodge is very efficiently run, the food is good and the guides are wonderful!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Its taken a long time to finally make time to write this review. To all the kind and friendly staff at Marc's Tree House I am really sorry it did not come sooner. For anyone who truly wants a bush experience and isn't into over-pretentious lodges - this is the place for you! The tree lodge is truly a unique... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bad Homburg, Germany
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Our stay at Marc's was a mixed experience but definitely an adventure.The only truly serious concern I had about our family's two-night visit (booked thru Viva Safaris) was that we discovered there were no functioning seat belts on the rear bench of the safari vehicle that took us to and from our day-trip to Kruger. We did not notice this... More

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

Viewed
All traveler photos (109)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (6)
Viewed
View from room (5)
Viewed
Dining (10)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (4)
Viewed
Room/suite (13)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (69)

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer

    Bookmark for later
    Save Saved
    You added Marc's Treehouse Lodge to your Saves list