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Arathusa Safari Lodge

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  • Excellent83%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely incredible experience. Stayed at Arathusa in a bush facing room for three nights, which included six game drives (3 hours each, water and blankets provided) and two bush walks. The grounds were beautiful and well maintained, the staff was so kind and attentive, and...More

1  Thank Leah H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently had the pleasure of staying at Arathusa and it completely blew me away. Shawn and the staff are so welcoming and friendly you feel like you’re staying at a friend’s house. Sabastion our ranger was so knowledgeable and passionate it made every game...More

1  Thank DBro78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sightings: Every game drive was fruitful, thanks to the ranger and tracker. Saw a good variety of animals, including lions, rhinos, buffaloes, elephants, leopards, cheetahs and giraffes. Food: Good variety that differs from day to day, including a BBQ dinner and 3-course dinner. We were...More

Thank daabatman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our third stay and we had the best game drives. The food is good and they will help with special diets. We always stay in the Hippo room, but all rooms are very large and very clean. The Lodge is all inclusive, and...More

3  Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

We had a bush facing room which I strongly recommend if you want absolute privacy and a one of a kind experience in the african savanna. The room was beautiful, bright, spacious. The outdoor shower was amazing. The bath by the windows was a huge...More

2  Thank Jad N
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Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Price range
$486 - $486 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$486 - $486 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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shawn W
June 1, 2018|
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Response from Sandy_baby2 | Reviewed this property |
You leave tips at the end, they provide envelopes. Hand tips personally to your game guide and tracker, and for staff in the envelope provided in the room.
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Deepthi M
May 6, 2018|
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Response from CPA_Traveler_12 | Reviewed this property |
I am not a transportation provider. Some rented a car; we arranged for private transportation prior to our travel.
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"Bush facing rooms have private plunge pools that elephants sometimes visit. Main watering hole is currently..."
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"It depends on which view you want. The bush, the dam, no water, the rooms with private pools. All the same..."
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"Bush facing with plunge pool"
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"Stay in a bush facing room"
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