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Ulusaba Rock Lodge

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Luxury hunting lodge, perched on a steep hillside providing spectacular views. Well designed, just not my architectural preference as I prefer more bright designs allowing natural light in. Bed/bath rooms located on two different floors due to architecture on steep hillside. One weird aspect is having a toilet in the middle of the bathroom with no door or wall. Was... More 

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Ulusaba Rock Lodge, responded to this review

Dear SFtravelingMama, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us following your recent stay at Ulusaba. Though we loved hearing your wonderful comments about the views and the property, we were sorry to hear that some parts of your stay were not quite what you had expected. It was fantastic to hear that you... More 

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, great rooms & superbly friendly staff. The interaction with other guests also made the stay more amazing. The food was very good, without being overwhelming. But the friendliness of the staff made the stay worthwhile. Pierre our ranger along with Orange our observation man. Patience was outstanding. This odes not undermine the others at all.

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Ulusaba Rock Lodge, responded to this review

Dear VijayTaparia, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review of your stay at Ulusaba. We loved reading your kind comments about the location, rooms and food. Pierre, Orange and Patience were especially thrilled to receive a personal mentions and the entire team was beaming from ear to ear reading your lovely feedback about the... More 

sevenoaks kent
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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Once again a truly sensational trip. This was our second visit to Ulusaba and this time our daughter Sarah came along. Her words "Nothing that you have told me about this place could've prepared me for the experience, it's beyond all of my expectations" The game drives were amazing, once again in the safe and knowledgeable hands of Phillip &... More 

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Ulusaba Rock Lodge, responded to this review

Dear NickCSevenoaksKent, Wow, thank you so much for taking the time to write another stunning review of your stay at Ulusaba. It’s always such a pleasure to welcome back our friends and even better when they bring along new friends to join the Ulusaba family! We were so thrilled to hear that you thought the game drives were amazing, and... More 

Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

I was recommended to Ulusaba may years ago and it's only this year when we have retired that we made our first visit to South Africa and it wasn't as good as I thought but fantastic, magical and lived up our expectations. A big thank you to Phil and David plus all the Ulusaba family that made our stay so... More 

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Ulusaba Rock Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 801judy, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We were so touched to hear that you came to visit us many years after the initial recommendation, and to be part of your first visit to South Africa, what an honour! The entire team was thrilled to hear that you found the stay to be... More 

London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

As one of the many Ulusaba repeat guests we're often asked why we keep going back... Because it's quite simply awesome with a capital A. The Ulusaba staff from the more junior members to the very visible General Managers are all fantastic and they simply cannot do enough to make your stay special. They always greet you with a big... More 

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Ulusaba Rock Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Maldivesgirl, Like you, we all let out a blissfully happy sigh when we saw this wonderful review. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experiences with us; it is always an honour to welcome back old friends. We definitely have to give you an A for Awesome as well, we absolutely love having you stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

This was the most memorable trip I've ever been on and I've done a lot of safaris! The food and wines were amazing. Room was spectacular. The game drives exceeded expectations, saw many more animals than any other safari experience. Your every want is catered for before you even realize you wanted something!! What sets this place apart from all... More 

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Ulusaba Rock Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Michelle B, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review of your stay at Ulusaba, and above all we were so honoured to be able to welcome you for your honeymoon. Thank you for your lovely feedback on the food and wines, as well as the room. We were thrilled to read that you... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

There are many luxury safari lodges to chose from and the they are all pretty good. The thing that makes a lodge great is the people. Ulusaba have invested in having reasonably senior people "around" all of the time. So when you walk into the main building you are always greeted (and offered a drink!) by a friendly host. (We... More 

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Ulusaba Rock Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Craig067, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with us following your recent stay at Ulusaba. Following our recent correspondence I would like to take this opportunity to once again express how concerned I was to hear that money went missing from your room during your stay with us. Whilst you are incredibly kind... More 

London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at both safari lodge and rock lodge. Both are amazing but the view at rock lodge is something special. Even after our move to rock lodge we still had Stuart as our ranger and Dan and Jack as our trackers which was good. The team at both lodges are very organised and they know what you have planned... More 

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Ulusaba Rock Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Crabcakeahoy Let us start by once again extending huge congratulations to you and thanking you for choosing to spend your honeymoon with us at Ulusaba; what an honour! It was wonderful to hear that you found the teams at both lodges to be so organised, and Stuart, Dan and Jack were so touched to receive personal mentions. We were... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

The most amazing lodge we have experienced and we have been on 7 different safaris. The people, accommodations, and overall care shown to guests is truly appreciated. Our room at the Rock lodge was awesome with unbelievable views. The lodge itself was very inviting and comfortable. The staff made this all worthwhile from our guide (Sean) to the other staff... More 

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Ulusaba Rock Lodge, responded to this review

Dear chrisdye49, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experiences at Ulusaba with us. We were so thrilled to hear that this was the most amazing lodge you have experienced, what a compliment! The whole team were beaming from ear to ear when they heard your kind praise, and Sean and Jo were especially delighted to... More 

harrogate
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27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

From the minute you are greeted from the plane by your own private ranger and tracker with a champagne reception, you are made to feel like the whole trip is just about you! The setting is breathtaking, with views across the Sabi Sands and watching Elephant, Zebra and Buffalo from your breakfast table is normal. Everything you could think off... More 

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Ulusaba Rock Lodge, responded to this review

Dear hubcap_9, Wow, we were absolutely beaming from ear to ear as we read your wonderful review. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us! We were so happy to hear that you felt like the whole trip was all about you from the first moment- that’s exactly what we are aiming for because... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ulusaba Rock Lodge

Address: Sabi Sand, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve > Ulusaba Private Game Reserve
Price Range: $15,087 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Ulusaba Rock Hotel Ulusaba Private Game Reserve
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