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Arathusa Safari Lodge

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Overview
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited in July 2018, stayed two nights in a very nice and clean room facing the dry waterhole. It has a split AC, outdoor sitting area with large sliding glass doors, the photos posted by other tell the rest of the story. Manager checked on...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank erickR247XB
Reviewed November 22, 2018

We flew to lodge with Federal airlines and our game ranger picked us about at the strip. The tracker took us back to the airstrip (about a 5-10 drive). They had a welcome drink for us ready when we checked-in and a facecloth so that...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank AndreeM389
Reviewed November 19, 2018

Arathusa is a beautiful place. The rooms are amazing - very spacious, beautiful decor and fittings and a wonderful outdoor shower (there's also an indoor one but we never used that !!) The communal areas are also really nice, with a bar and pool with...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank pj1002015
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Beautiful private lodge with spacious, well-appointed rooms, delicious meals and excellent safari trips. We had a driver arranged through the property, pick us up at Nelspruit airport. It takes approximately three hours to drive from the airport to arathusa. We were greeted with warm face...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank NycNelson
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I just spent 10 days at Arathusa, and it was incredible! This was my second visit to Arathusa, and I can't wait to go back. The lodge is beautiful, the rooms are luxurious, the staff is incredibly caring and helpful, the service is amazing, the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
$849 - $853 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Arathusa Safari Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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Hotel Arathusa Safari
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Arathusa Safari Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
$849 - $853 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Arathusa Safari Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
,
Hotel Arathusa Safari
,
Arathusa Safari Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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Traveler (1,404)
Room & Suite (253)
Dining (67)
Pool & Beach (37)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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Margaret M
January 9, 2019|
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Response from sertasteve | Reviewed this property |
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robalveston
January 6, 2019|
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Response from Krzys66 | Reviewed this property |
theres been a drought for several years
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WandaDean
November 30, 2018|
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Response from Krzys66 | Reviewed this property |
it would be excellent
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Room Tips
"Bush facing rooms have plunge pools that are frequented by elephants/leopards"
summ3rain
Sep 18, 2018
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"Bush facing unit"
Kolobezko
Sep 12, 2018
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"Bush facing rooms have more privacy"
HeatherD-Toronto
Sep 9, 2018
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"Water facing rooms are very nice. If you are in bush facing rooms, you will have a little plunge pool and..."
CILNYC
Jul 9, 2018
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