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Sabi Sand, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Ulusaba Rock Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paradise!!! Fabulous room, views from our deck, food, game drives, animals…and more importantly, the people! You will read countless reviews of the animals and every one of them is true but a thousand reviews in praise for Ulusaba won’t be enough. The place is lovely, picture perfect but it’s the people that make it what it is. My husband and... More 

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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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28 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views from Rock lodge are amazing, the rooms are perhaps marginally nicer than down at Safari Lodge, but you don't quite get the same close to the animals experience. We have split our time between both lodges each time. Unlike Safari lodge children are allowed at Rock lodge. It's an early start for the drives, but it's well worth... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just returned from our Honeymoon in South Africa and Rock Lodge was the 2nd lodge we stayed at on our trip. I previously have been to Kenya and Tanzania and have experience the service at other lodges. The mentality is not the animals and the safari. It felt like most people were there to drink the day away. Rock... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent stay and my apologies for the areas in which we fell short. We take all guest feedback very seriously and I have shared your comments with the team who will be looking into the areas where we fell down. I really do hope that we have the... More 

essex
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second visit to Ulusaba and we were not disappointed. The service is absolutely spot on. The rangers and trackers are very knowledgeable and excellent at what they do! Thank you Sean and Jimmy!! Absolutely excellent all round.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We have just returned from a 6 night stay at Rock Lodge, our second visit this year, our party staying in two Makwela Suites. Our trip in April had proved to be the best experience we had ever had on holiday so we instantly booked to go again. Could it live up to our expectations again - absolutely!! The rooms,... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The location is atop one of the few hills in the Sabi Sands, so the views are great – but this comes at the cost of not having your own private swimming pool which many of the other top lodges do have. (There is a nice communal pool, though.) The staff were, in general, very helpful; the food was really... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent stay and my apologies for the areas in which we fell short on this occasion. We’re always keen to learn from our guests experience and I’ll share your comments with the team here. I was pleased to hear you enjoyed the game drives and thank you for... More 

Annapolis, Maryland
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Rock Lodge is fantastic in all ways - the rooms, the incredibly friendly staff, and the amazing guides & trackers! This was my first main stop on my first trip to South Africa and the people here set the bar so high that everything that came after was diminished in comparison. I'd go back here in a heartbeat.

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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We stayed here in september as a couple on our first ever safari. Your room is spacious with a wood safari hut type design and all the mod cons, big bath tub and all soft furnishings are tasteful with a safari design. The main lodge is a big room with a bar that offers pretty much whatever you could want,... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

After several safari lodges in several different countries, I keep coming back to the wonderful experience I had a Ulusaba. The staff were friendly, engaging, professional and knowledgeable. Everything was done with the utmost care to ensure our stay was perfect. The wine and food pairing every evening stands out as an example of the lodge knowing it's clientele. I... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights for our Honeymoon. It was an incredible experience from start to finish. We flew to Ulusaba airstrip with Fed Air (who we would recommend). Here we were greeted by our Ranger (Brandon), who congratulated us on our marriage and helped us fill in a brief form whilst we sipped on some... More 

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Address: Sabi Sand, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve > Ulusaba Private Game Reserve
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Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Ulusaba Rock Hotel Ulusaba Private Game Reserve

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