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Ulusaba Rock Lodge

Sabi Sand, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Ulusaba Rock Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

"Perfect wedding and honeymoon.... The absolute definition of excellent customer care!" We got married and stayed at Ulusaba in march and miss this place already. Everything about this place and ALL of the people there make it very hard to leave, we could not find one single flaw! From the moment we arrived until the second we left was simply... More 

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Trentham, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Real holiday memories are the ones that keep coming back to you. You remember the fantastic people you met, the fun you had, the laughter and the experience that blew your imagination out of the ball park. This is Ulusaba Rock Lodge. Not to spoil even a minute of this experience, just take the plunge and go. From the moment... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

It's difficult to describe how amazing this place is. The staff are superb, nothing is too much trouble but they act in a totally friendly way, not ingratiating like some 5 star places. You are made to feel totally at home, can help yourself from the bar but in fact they are so kind that we rarely had to pour... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Stayed here a number of years ago, on our way to Mauritius , had an amazing relaxing few days. Views are impossible to describe, the altititude combined with the hundreds mile views, the smattering of Elephants, Giraffes and more below you at the water hole, pretty much no way to do justice to describing that. We had a suite with... More 

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I stayed at Ulusaba Rock Lodge with my family when I was very young, but it always remained one of my fondest memories and I always longed to go back one day. My dream came true and I was able to return on my honeymoon! To be able to share this experience with my other half was just a miracle.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I could probably write a short novel about my experience here so I will try to keep it brief :). I've had the desire to come to Ulusaba for well over a year. I booked last October directly with Virgin. Vuyo was my booking agent and so helpful. She recommended that I split my stay between Rock Lodge and Safari... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We had an amazing experience at Rock Lodge. The staff members went above and beyond in making sure we had an excellent stay, and the food was wonderful. I have Celiac Disease and must eat a gluten free diet. At Ulusaba, they not only had many gluten-free options, but they also prepared special gluten-free breads and desserts for me at... More 

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Preston, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I am not sure how they have done it but as soon as you enter the staff and surroundings make you feel at home but in a heavenly way! Very relaxed and unpretentious but exquisite! The layout and rooms are cool. Our game guide and tracker were great with personalities and a sheer love of the job which rubs off.... More 

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Ulusaba Rock Lodge, responded to this review

I think it’s only fair to say that you have wowed us with your kind comments. Thank you so much for this amazing feedback and I’m so glad that you chose to celebrate your 40th Birthday with us. We hope to be your heavenly home from home again soon! Karl & Llané Langdon General Managers llane@ulusaba.virgin.com More 

Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Amazing experience. The hotel itself has the most amazing view, which is pretty unique in the area. The rooms were great, even the bath had a view. Main bar lounge area was lovely and we loved the relaxed service style of the hotel. Even help yourself behind the bar if you like. We were very well fed, and the food... More 

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Espoo, Southern Finland, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We are a family from Finland with two girls of 12 and 14. We travel a lot and we have been to many wonderful places in all six continents, but we have never taken time to write a review on tripadvisor before. Everything with Rock Lodge was however just so amazing that we wanted to take the time to show... More 

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Ulusaba Rock Lodge, responded to this review

What an amazing review to receive, we really appreciate you making the time to post this. It’s always such a pleasure to read positive feedback about the team and your experience. We hope to welcome you and the girls back in the near future. Karl & Llané Langdon General Managers llane@ulusaba.virgin.com More 

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