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Marc's Treehouse Lodge

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed April 25, 2016

WoW, we only spent one night and wished we had more time, but such an amazing place. The staff went out of their way to make us feel welcome. TK and all the drivers and other staff are at top of their game. The rooms were clean and the feeling of been in nature was surreal... I have seen many...

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

Hi there Thanks for a good and honest review ! Next time I am sure that you will spend more time at this " amazing place". We are pleased to know that our staff are " at the top of their game ". I shall speak to the Camp manager and request that we add a "potjie" to our menu...

Marble, NC
Reviewed April 22, 2016

Do you want to experience the African Bush with just enough comforts to still allow your main focus to be on the animals and environment? Then the tree houses might be a good option for you. Our tree house had the essentials--rainproof, ceiling fan, mosquito netting, and a bathroom with hot and cold running water. Was it bug proof? No....

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

Hi Dave Thank you for a fitting review. We are pleased that you enjoyed the African Bush experience and that you had enough creature comforts inside your treehouse to be comfortable. We are pleased that you found the treehouses well equipped ( I hope the mosquito net kept the bugs off your bed ) and that you enjoyed Margaret. Also...

Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely time staying at Marc's treehouse. Margaret and team couldn't have done more to make us welcome and looked after. The rooms (or tree houses) were comfortable and well equipped - with hot showers and a balcony overlooking a small brook. It's truly an experience and feels very authentic.

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

Hi Imogen Thanks for a short and sweet review ! We are pleased that you had a lovely time at Marc's and that Margaret made you feel so welcome. We are equally pleased that you found the treehouses "comfortable" and "well-equipped". Perhaps the most telling assessment of all is your comment about the "authentic" feel of the experience at Marc's...

Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

We took the five day safari trip in Treehouse and it was amazing. It was very well orginized. We got picked up at the hotel in Johannesburg and dropped off their in the end of the trip. The food was very good and always enough for everybody. The guides know everything about the animals and tell you alot of information...

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

Hi Magnus Thanks for taking the time to write a top review. We are pleased that you found the overall experience " amazing" and that you appreciated the good organisation of your safari. We are happy that the food was both good and plentiful ! Equally pleasing to management is that you found our guides very informative . Thank you...

Reviewed March 12, 2016

Very interesting place run by friendly staff. Rooms, breakfast and dinner are alright. The lodge belongs to Viva Safaries and they need to improve their schedules, we often got told to hurry up and then we were waiting somewhere for the next transport.

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

Hi Ulf Thanks for the limited review. I do not understand any link between your heading and your content ! Perhaps it was lost in translation..... We run a very tight ship and our schedules are prominently displayed at the lodges and supplied to you in our welcome letter the moment you get onto our transfer vehicle in Johannesburg. What...

Studio City, California, United States
Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

The staff was so friendly and nice. Great food and tours! It was fun sleeping in the treehouse, especially house #2, awesome view. The outdoor bathroom/shower was very clean and refreshing! Not that many insects, I didn't get any bites even though I was in the treehouse. I definitely recommend this place!

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

Hi Kristie Thanks for taking time to write an awesome review. We are pleased that you rate your safari as an "awesome experience". We are glad that the staff were " friendly and nice", the food and tours were "great", the view from your treehouse "awesome" and that you seem to have had a really good time ! We are...

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed March 2, 2016

A lovely rustic camp in the bush, nyalas grasing around, birds singing, little monkeys trying to steal your bread, fish in the pond at the lapa (the place for breakfast), the lion roaring at night, the river rushing by, an enchanted place for those who like it a bit wilder. Most enchanting were the people: TK and Margaret and the...

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

Hi Simona As enchanting as the sounds of the bush are, so is your magic review !!! Thanks for an extremely succinct and well-written piece that truly encapsulates what Marc's Treehouse Lodge is all about ! The tame nyalas, the singing birds, the naughty monkeys, the fish at the Breakfast Dam, the lions roaring and the sounds of the river...

Noida, India
Reviewed February 18, 2016

Privately located and linked to the other treehouses by bridge across a seasonal stream, treehouses is built on stilts. It has a double bed and is en suite. It has a bench very close to the river and at night the gurgling of the water as it flows through the rapids adds a soothing effect. It has great view. Apart...

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

Thanks, Ajay, for a good review. Thanks for the accurate general description of the treehouses and river and tents. I trust that you had a very good time on safari. I was hoping to get a more personal perspective but I am pleased that our facilities were impressive enough for you to describe them so accurately. Thanks

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

Great place - Margaret looked after us wonderfully. Guides are brilliant and there is a very relaxed vibe about the place. Can be quite a walk to your treehouse so take a torch for night time- you never know what you might meet along the way! Swimming pool to relax in after a long day out in the Kruger although...

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

Hi Eleanor Thanks for a lovely review. We are pleased that your African experience was rated "Amazing ". Great that you found Margrett "wonderful" and that the guides were " brilliant ". We are very pleased that you enjoyed the laid- back and relaxed feel of Marc's as well as the acceptance of Africa Time ! We are absolutely amazed...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed January 26, 2016

We spent 3 nights in tents at Marc's Treehouse Camp, as part of a 4 night safari with Viva Safaris (first night at Tremisana Lodge). Vanessa and her team were friendly hosts, always available to answer questions and help. As for the camp itself, we left with mixed feelings. Certainly this place is a camp, not a lodge. We stayed...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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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“Great wildlife”
Pixellamb, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“actually in the bushes!”
sisiben, Apr 7, 2017 | Read review
“The tree house is like a childhood dream. Very special.”
slavnap, Mar 20, 2017 | Read review
“Go for the tree house!”
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”
sjurs2017, Jan 3, 2017 | Read review
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