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Mackay, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

I stayed at Drifters Johannesburg Lodge prior to a tour to Kruger. The lodge itself was clean, and reasonably nice. Location is a bit far out from anything else in town, but close to shops. The food was ok, but servings were a bit small for dinner, and I was still a bit hungry afterwards. No free wifi was a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Great place - friendly staff, simple and nice food, perfect garden with swimming pool and excellent location. The lodge is walking distance from shopping centre and easy ro find for self drive. Rooms are smaller but clean and nice. The lodge is located in one of nicest and safest parta of joburg.

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

I had a big room overlooking the garden with a nice balcony. Food served is excellent. Staff is helpfull and friendly. There is a nice lounge area to hang out, a big veranda, a garden and a seperate pool area. Alltogether a nice hotel, with supermarket round the corner. We booked a cycling trip through Soweto through the lodge: this... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

It was a choice to stay here when booking my adventure trip with Drifters and I am glad I did. The place is in a neighborhood in Northcliff which is I believe a suburb of Johannesburg. It is not near the center of the city so you are here because you are taking a tour. My room was very comfortable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

We spent 2 nights here before departing on safari with the Drifters company. The staff were amazingly friendly - from the driver who collected us from the airport, Gary the manager and all of the food and beverage staff. The rooms are basic but very comfortable with everything provided. Dinner and breakfasts were delicious and there is a great common... More 

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London, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here at the end of an African truck safari with Drifters adventure touring company. After a long trip this was a very comfortable inn with large rooms, a bar, a living room , large yard, pool and restaurant. The manager and staff are very friendly and accommodating. Rooms are clean. Wifi is available at an additional cost. The... More 

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Rockingham, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

I stayed with my sister on return from our safari.Our twin room was adequate with ensuite bathroom and lots of hot water.The bed was comfortable, linen and towels were supplied.Downstairs there is a sitting room, bar and breakfast room.Breakfast was juice, cereal, meat and cheeses and tea/coffee served all day.There is a lovely outdoor area and pool. Nothing flash but... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Stayed here pre and post safari . We are a family of five ( three teenagers, mum and dad). The sleeping arrangements were good with comfy beds. My concern was the attitude of the staff member upon checkin. Our welcome was abrupt and full of warnings about what we had got ourselves into. Maybe attributed to sense of humor but... More 

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brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

Stayed here pre & post safari. Good location, near shops & a mall. Safe to walk about the streets. Rooms neat and comfortable. Linen provided, & nice soap! Breakfast has juice, cereal fruit, Cooked breakfast, cheese & meat, all day tea & coffee, free wifi. Not flash but really nice. Helpful staff, lovely gardens. Recommend to all. A couple of... More 

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Address: 25 Alida Street, Randburg 2195, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Randburg
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Drifters Johannesburg Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Drifters Johannesburg Lodge Randburg, Greater Johannesburg
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