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Marc's Treehouse Lodge

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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amazing experience for someone who looks for a different experience. I stayed in a really confortable tent in the bush. The best part of this is it's people. The service is very nice and the food too.

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Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in the tree house for one night. The house I stayed had four beds, so affordable for groups. Nice place as it is in the bush. A lot of mosquitos due to the way the house is built, but net was provided. However, the net had a big hole and I had numerous bites. I woke up during the...

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the treehouse lodge for 4 nights, stayed in a wooden hut with outside amenities. Once you got it into to your head it was camping and not an hotel experience it was good. We overlooked the river and it was nice staying in the bush with various wildlife coming into the encampment. The food was very average but...

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately we were really unlucky either the weather as it rained for 3 days non stop... in those conditions the place is really not great. Mosquitoes everywhere, lots of mud and of course tiny little animals all around. Staff is very friendly, the rooms are really really basic

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed January 29, 2017

We stayed in a tent in the bushes. There was no fun or mosquito net as the program said it'd be, and the plug in the tent did't work. Is a nice place, but not for everybody. Just make sure you like adventure and you'll enjoy it! Food was ok and staff nice. For the price it was a good...

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VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Ana Thanks for a friendly review. We are disappointed about the mozzie nets - they were taken to be washed and nobody replaced them - sorry ! I am pleased that you still had a great time and that you rate the place "good" for the tariff you paid. Thanks for that ! Kind regards Piero

Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed January 9, 2017

After staying at Tremisana we moved to Mark's treehouse for a "tented experience". I didn't mind the accommodation as much as my friend did, who is a bit more high maintenance, but our "tent", was actually a "hut". We hardly had room for our baggage and there was lots of cracks in the room where bugs got in. Thank god...

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VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for your review. Thanks also for the more positive review you wrote under Tremisana Game Lodge. On our website we have a comprehensive comparison of Tremisana Game Lodge and Marc's Treehouse Lodge. Of course you will understand that the accommodation is a function of the costs involved - clearly a guest staying at our 4 or 5 star...

Reviewed January 5, 2017

It was pretty cold at night when I visited in August, 2016 and the rooms are not heated and the shower water temp was not very hot. The bed was comfortable, the food was quite good and the guides were fantastic. If traveling on a budget, you can't go wrong with this place. I really enjoyed my stay and the...

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VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Angela Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We know how cold it gets in winter ! We are pleased that you feel that budget travelers " can't go wrong with this place" ! Be well Piero

Jena, Germany
Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

I spent 3 nights at the treehouse. After a short insecure moment of "wow this is really a treehouse", I really enjoyed my stay! One has to know it's in the middle of nature so various insects around the lodge, baboons, kudus, etc. are part of the whole experience but if you keep your door shut, all is good :)...

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VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Christina Thanks for a great review. We are so pleased that you had a WOW EXPERIENCE when you realised the treehouse was for real ! Good to read that you came to terms with being in the bush - with insects, baboons, kudus etc. We are pleased that you also had a novel experience in showering in our "...

Reviewed January 3, 2017

A very nice place to stay which is also situated inside a game reserve. At night you could hear the lions roar, and in the morning you could see the buffalos drinking water. We heard rumors about a leopard that visited camp the morning before we arrived, but we didnt see it ourselves. The rooms are clean, but its a...

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VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Sjur Thanks for a great review. It is part of being in the African bush that you can enjoy hearing the lions roaring at night and seeing the buffalos drinking in the morning. We are pleased to read that you rate Marc's Treehouse Lodge as a " great place" . Kind regards Piero

Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed January 3, 2017

I really enjoyed my 6 night safari here! Victor was an amazing host and made me feel welcome! I slept in Treehouse 5, the tallest at the lodge and it was perfect. The private bathroom was located on the ground but I didn't find it to be a problem at all. The fan works beautifully and I slept very well,...

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VivaSafaris, General Manager at Marc's Treehouse Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Allison Thanks for an AWESOME an really detailed review. We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed the ever-smiling Victor and that you rated treehouse 5 "perfect". We appreciate your detailed description of your experience - it sounds like you really had a cracking time ! Be well Piero

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Marc's Treehouse Lodge

Address: Motlala Game Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Marc`s Treehouse Hotel Kruger National Park
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“The tree house is like a childhood dream. Very special.”
 of 5 bubbles slavnap, 6 days ago | Read review
“Go for the tree house!”
 of 5 bubbles AnaE532, Jan 29, 2017 | Read review
“If you have problems walking, ask for cabin 10, it has some steps but it lies closer to main camp”
 of 5 bubbles sjurs2017, Jan 3, 2017 | Read review
“Treehouse 5 was great. I would definitely recommend a room instead of a campsite/tent.”
 of 5 bubbles allisonc87, Jan 3, 2017 | Read review
“Tree House #2 is an unforgettable, utterly unique little hut. Highly recommended if you can get it.”
 of 5 bubbles codymatheson, Dec 27, 2016 | Read review
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