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Safari Lodge Hotel & Convention Centre

Donkerhoek Road, Rustenburg 0300, South Africa (Formerly Orion Safari Lodge)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly check in and a free upgrade to a room was a great opener. The room was spacious and very comfortable. We had chosen to stay here as we needed a overnight stop with a restaurant. This is where things fell apart. The main restaurant is closed due to a fire and the one we were shown to had only... More 

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Hote1Management, Manager at Safari Lodge Hotel & Convention Centre, responded to this review

Dear Gerald Thank you for your honest review following your time with us. We thank you for your patience during our current situation. Earlier this year the lodge suffered a massive fire. It has taken many long man hours to get the establishment to its current capability. We assure you that upon your next visit to Safari, more improvements will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rustenburg is not your typical weekend getaway, as it is a mostly industrial and mining town. However, due to an enforced weekend attending kids sports tournaments, we stayed at Orion. Nestled in the mountains, fantastic views into the gorge, 5 minutes form the highway (which you can't hear or see), I can picture that weekends around the pool can go... More 

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Hote1Management, Manager at Safari Lodge Hotel & Convention Centre, responded to this review

Dear Allard Thank you for your awesome review. We appreciate your kind words and compliments and we thank you for choosing us. We hope you and your lovely kids return very soon! Warm Regards Staff and Management Safari Lodge More 

Johannesburg
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Refilwe at reception is such a gem, Tshepo the potter was super helpful. Bar was good! Overall service from the rest of the staff was okay. Our room was way below standard, bathroom was shocking, not hotel standards. Even my maid has better facilities than that....so bad i couldn't even enjoy a proper bath(when the neighbours were running ours stopped... More 

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Hote1Management, Manager at Safari Lodge Hotel & Convention Centre, responded to this review

Dear Orah Thank you for your honest review following your stay with us. Thank you for the compliments and we would like to inform you that we take the points you have raised very seriously. Senior management have been contacted to conduct an investigation into the matter. We apologise for any inconvenience you may have experienced. We do hope that... More 

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Mafikeng
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We were welcomed by friendly staff and stayed in the best rooms. Only snag was the hotel was overbooked and after 3 nights there we had to check out and move out to another hotel. I think that the hotel needs to look at increasing parking space as one of my colleague's car was closed in by the other cars... More 

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Hote1Management, Manager at Safari Lodge Hotel & Convention Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your honest review and kind words following your week with us. We appreciate your compliments and acknowledge the issue you have raised. We do apologise for any inconvenience you and your colleague may have experienced during your stay with us. We will certainly look into the parking issue. Thank you once again and we hope... More 

Rustenburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I did not believe that it will be a great holiday for me and my hubby.We really enjoy ourself a lot, It was the first time me and my hubby went out for a holiday,it was a dream come true.We wish to come back again one day,

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Hote1Management, Manager at Safari Lodge Hotel & Convention Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your short and sweet review following your stay with us. We are glad that we were able to make sure that you and your hubby had a lovely time. Please make sure to visit us again soon. Warm Regards Staff and Management Safari Lodge More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Above average experience, although food did not meet my expectations. The internet waas excellent, it exceeded my expectations. The welcome pack is greatly appreciated. The front office staff was very welcoming

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Hote1Management, Manager at Safari Lodge Hotel & Convention Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review following your stay with us. We appreciate your kind words and compliments and agree that our internet speeds are fantastic. We do apologise if our menu did not meet your requirements but please rest assured-we will look into the matter. Thank you once again. Warm Regards Staff and Management Safari Lodge More 

Zeerust, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I had I wonderful stay at your lodge and wish to visit again sometime. the meals was super. the rooms were very clean. the yard is your friendly. the staff was friendly and submission when ever you have any request or looking for assistance.

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Hote1Management, Manager at Safari Lodge Hotel & Convention Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your great review following your stay with us. We at Safari Lodge are ecstatic to have been of service to you. Thank you once more and we do hope that you will visit us again soon. Warm Regards Staff and Management Safari Lodge More 

Johannesburg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Imagine you are backpacking through the United States and you pull up at a Motel in the desert (well the cheaper rooms where we stayed - as a couple), it has that kind of feel. On entering the room, we were not very impressed. One could see that the room needed a bit of work in terms of maintenance and... More 

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Hote1Management, Manager at Safari Lodge Hotel & Convention Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your honest review following your stay at Safari Lodge. We thank you for your kind words and we also thank you for bringing some very valid points to our attention. We assure you that these points will be seen to immediately. Thank you once again for your review. Warm Regards Staff and Management Safari Lodge More 

Gauteng
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Orion Safari Lodge is characterized by it's Staff! Service is exemplary. Staff exceeded any expectation a guest might have. We felt welcome, comfortable and enjoyed the company of the staff and fellow guests. There was lots of fun using the facilities and lounging at the pool. Free Wi-Fi was an added bonus. The food was good. Safari Lodge was easy... More 

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Hote1Management, Manager at Safari Lodge Hotel & Convention Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your awesome review! We appreciate your compliments and be assured that your kind words will be shared with the team. We at Safari Lodge pride ourselves to make sure that our service is the best and we are most glad that you experienced just that. Please be sure to visit us again soon. Warm Regards... More 

Gaborone, Botswana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We went for our 7years anniversary getaway trip and we had a fabolous time. A welcomed break from all the buzz buzz of city life, yet there is full speed internet connection to keep u linked up with the world. The coach dinner experience is out of this world. let me not spoil it for you go and see for... More 

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Hote1Management, Manager at Safari Lodge Hotel & Convention Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your short and sweet review! Firstly, Happy Anniversary to you and your partner-We wish you guys everything of the best! Secondly, thank you for your kind words and compliments. It is guests such as yourself who make our establishment awesome and we are glad that we could make your getaway a great one! We really... More 

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