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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“master suite”(10 reviews)
“game drives”(64 reviews)
“sabi sands”(29 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Fitness center
Multilingual Staff
Spa
Laundry Service
With panoramic views overlooking the miles of African bush, there are 8 rooms at Rock Lodge, including the Master Suite, Makwela Suites, Rock Cliff rooms and the two bedroom Rock Suite, some of which have private plunge pools.
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Location and contact
Sabi Sand, Kruger National Park 1242, South Africa
11.3 miles to Arathusa Safari Lodge Airport
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Reviewed yesterday

Our second visit to Richard Branson’s Ulusaba Lodge was as memorable as our first visit 2 years ago. From Liam meeting us at the airport to our sad goodbyes, we experienced the magic of the free and wild animal kingdom , the impeccable professional and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s taken me a while to review our stay at Ulusaba mainly because I’m not sure that I can do it justice. Our son & daughter-in-law stayed at Safari Lodge last year & even their rapturous review didn’t really prepare us for the magic of...More

Thank Jeanette M
Response from VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Ulusaba Rock LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Dear Jeanette M, You’ve really treated us with this incredible review, thank you for taking the time to share it! We couldn’t have been happier to welcome you to the Ulusaba family and help you experience the magic of a safari, and it was so...More

Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to come back to Ulusaba for the third time in April / May this year. It’s always a worry after a couple of outstanding visits of “will this one be as good as the last” but I needn’t have worried. As...More

2  Thank InternationalVB
Response from VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Ulusaba Rock LodgeResponded June 8, 2018

Dear InternationalVB, It’s always a pleasure to welcome back old friends to the Ulusaba family, and the whole team were delighted to hear that your third visit lived up to your expectations! I don’t think we could ask for a bigger compliment than hearing that...More

Reviewed June 3, 2018

Spent 4 nights here in early May. Stayed at the Rock Lodge. Fantastic views and wonderful staff who did everything in their capacity to make our stay memorable. Ranger Ryan and Tracker Orange were the best!! Every game drive they showed us something special. Would...More

1  Thank CamyBirdy
Response from VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Ulusaba Rock LodgeResponded June 8, 2018

Dear CamyBird, We really enjoyed welcoming you to the Ulusaba family and wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for sharing such a fantastic review! Ryan and Orange were beaming from ear to ear when they heard your kind comments, they really enjoyed taking...More

Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

The lodge, personnel (Vickers Gugu, etc.) safari (guide Kyle & tracker Sam) & Chef just over the top. Saw the big 5 on the first day. Hospitality was incredible. Felt like guests and personnel were 1 big happy family. Want to go back. Only criticism...More

Thank LeslieSue60
Response from VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Ulusaba Rock LodgeResponded May 31, 2018

Dear LeslieSue60, We were delighted to hear that you had the ‘trip of a lifetime’ at Ulusaba and wanted to say a big thank you for sharing such a special review with us! One big family is exactly what we aim for, and we were...More

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With panoramic views overlooking the miles of African bush, there are 8 rooms at Rock Lodge, including the Master Suite, Makwela Suites, Rock Cliff rooms and the two bedroom Rock Suite, some of which have private ...More plunge pools. Less
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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no1silverlady
May 21, 2018|
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Response from VirginLimitedEdition | Property representative |
Dear no1silverlady, It’s lovely to hear from you, we cannot wait to welcome you for your first safari! Thank you for choosing to spend it at Ulusaba. The weather in July is typically warm and sunny, with average... More
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Jules5520
December 29, 2017|
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Response from Jules5520 | Reviewed this property |
I am quite surprised at your answer as we didn’t think that when we were there a few years ago, I loved the format and the attention to detail and the way everyone was together in the evenings for dinner, we have decided to... More
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Bozso77
November 11, 2017|
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Response from VirginLimitedEdition | Property representative |
Dear Bozso77, Thank you for getting in touch and for your interest in Ulusaba. It is certainly possible that you may see rhinos during your game drives, and both white and black African rhinos have been spotted in the Sabi... More
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"The rock lodge rooms have a great at view.. better than Rock Suite"
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"If you are handicapped in anyway, do not get a room with the spiral staircase down to the bathroom."
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"Makwela Dawn is spacious and has excellent views"
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"All of the rooms are excellent"
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