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Little Falls, New Jersey
Reviewed January 3, 2017

Great spot. Convenient to the airport without being stuck in the airport. Francois welcomes everyone and make them feel as if this is their home even if only for a night. The property is beautiful. The rooms well appointed. Plus the WiFi works extremely well I am already back for my next stay and look forward to more visits

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Reviewed January 3, 2017

Our 5th stay here. Francois, the co-owner is extremely helpful and friendly. Rooms have been upgrade we stayed in outside upstairs wing in a lovely room with huge bathroom. Food is excellent. Was welcomed with an ice cold beer on arrival, what more would you want?

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Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

My family flew in from the US and was looking for a place close to the airport before we left for a game reserve the next morning. Francois, the owner, allowed us to check in early. The grounds and rooms are nice and the atmosphere is relaxed and warm. Breakfast the next morning was delicious with bottomless coffee! One of...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed December 21, 2016

I stayed here the night before we left for a safari - the room was absolutely beautiful, large and spacious with a full bath and a very comfortable bed. The staff was very welcoming and the gardens were lovely for a walk in the morning. The breakfast was generous and tasty. This is excellent value for the cost and I...

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Reviewed December 19, 2016

We stayed here upon our arrival to Johannesburg for two nights, and they were an absolutely fantastic welcome to South Africa! The host, Francois, was a wonderful host who made you feel like you were an old friend who came to visit. We stayed over the Easter weekend, and he got a bunch of adults to wander around the yard...

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Reviewed December 18, 2016

We made a late change to this hotel after our initial booking was less than satisfactory. We were greeted at the door by the very friendly host, Francois who made us feel welcome and comfortable from the outset. He led us to our room room was beautiful, inviting and made you feel at home. The accommodation includes a fantastic breakfast,...

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Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Stayed prio and post our safari tour and were welcomed like we were coming home. Rooms are comfortable and clean. Breakfast and dinner were amazing. Francois is a fantastically friendly host who really makes you feel welcome and very helpful with any questions you may have. Situated in a quiet and safe neighbourhood and a 30min drive into Joburg. Would...

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Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Booked a safari and outlook lodge came as standard. It was just a kind of pick up point between the airport and the kruger park, we thought. It's really not. It was honestly like going to visit an old friend. We toured s.a and made a point of staying at the outlook lodge on our way back to the airport....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 8, 2016

I stayed here for one night before travelling to Kruger Park. I was travelling on my own and Francois the host was so welcoming and friendly. A lovely traditional room (a pleasant change from modern hotel rooms), Francois cooked up a storm and the residents all shared a lovely meal. I'm particularly grateful to Francois and a fellow traveller as...

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Brisbane
Reviewed November 29, 2016

Recently stayed here for 3 different nights while on a safari package. In the end it felt like being home. Stayed in room 2 every night, was a fantastic room, very clean and comfortable, good shower and a nice size overall. François was a delight, nothing is too much trouble and we were looked after like kings. Moses was a...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Outlook Lodge offers great value for money with home from home comforts in a tranquil gated community. We cater for discerning travelers, professionals, avid safari enthusiasts and families alike.Originally established as an overnight stop for guests embarking on safari with us, it now boasts a 4 star grading and confidently claims to surpass international standards, maintaining the highest possible levels of professionalism, hygiene and comfort.The rooms are tastefully furnished to celebrate South Africa's wonderful diversity of wildlife and spectacular landscapes. Breakfast is a scrumptious affair, while lunch and dinner is served on request at minimal extra charge. Special dietary requirements are catered for.Being right next to a golf course and within 5 minutes' walk from a gym and the Korsman Bird Sanctuary offers our guests activity on our doorstep. Day excursions to explore all that Gauteng has to offer can be booked through the lodge.We have been operating safaris to the Kruger National Park since 1998 and specialize in this region of South Africa. All safaris are conducted by professional safari guides employed by ourselves. You will deal with us personally and safaris generally leave from the Outlook Lodge. Options vary from budget camping to luxury lodge safaris.We are situated about 15 minutes' drive from Johannesburg's OR Tambo airport and offer transfers to and from the airport by prior arrangement at a minimal charge.We look forward to meeting you!. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Outlook Lodge

Address: 1 Ambleside Avenue | Lakefield, Benoni 1501, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Benoni
Price Range: $61 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Outlook Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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