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Brisbane
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Recently stayed here for 3 different nights while on a safari package. In the end it felt like being home. Stayed in room 2 every night, was a fantastic room, very clean and comfortable, good shower and a nice size overall. François was a delight, nothing is too much trouble and we were looked after like kings. Moses was a... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 912 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great inn less than a 15-minute drive from the JNB airport in a peaceful and safe neighborhood. Host Francois is very friendly and helpful. A great choice for an overnight in the area. Rooms are 4-star quality and breakfast is good. The value in phenomenal. They also offer a tasty US$13 dinner (inexpensive wine included) that's a... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at Outlook Lodge late after a long flight from the UK and were warmly greeted by Francois and offered food and wine. Our room was lovely and spacious as was the bathroom, We stayed for two nights before going off on safari to Greater Kruger Park and had a relaxing time at Outlook Lodge visiting the bird nature... More 

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Spijkenisse, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we wer used to another hotel a little bit further away from the airport, but found this little gem. A little closer to the airport , perfect pick-up service, great receipt and a more than good room and bed. To top it up a wonderfull breakfast and al of that for a more than reasonable price. Worth staying a few... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed at the place for one night. The staff were very welcoming. The rooms were nice, the food was great. Very close to the Airport and very convenient before or after a flight. Highly recommended!!

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Muenster, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had a wonderfull time at the Outlook lodge. We are german People and we say thank you for your friendly help.We would like to stay in your lodge again . Greeting from Germany Helga, Helmut, Cornelia,Manfred, Charlotte and Martin

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60 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Words cannot describe how impressed I was by the Outlook Lodge, it's staff and François. The moment I arrived I was welcomed with HUGE smiles and a comforting greeting from François. I cannot fault the service I received at the lodge, the staff had thought of everything to make my experience sensational. The food the staff prepared for our group... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were here for a short time in June for a mission trip. While we stayed at a sister property located near the airport, we came by Outlook Lodge several times and would be more than happy to stay here next trip. What made our stay memorable were the people we met. Timba never appeared to sleep and was available... More 

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OutlookGM, General Manager at Outlook Lodge, responded to this review

Hi valuesrok, I was so happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with Outlook, I have conveyed your kind comments to the team and it made their day. We look forward to having you with us again in the future. Kind regards More 

Pasadena, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We were booked here by Kruger.com after coming back from our safari aand departing on the Shosholoza train to Cape town the next day. We had a queen bed and full bath. The grounds are lovely. Dinner and breakfast were fine. We were only here as a stop between our safari and train to Cape town.

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OutlookGM, General Manager at Outlook Lodge, responded to this review

Hi ragboat, Thank you for your review and lovely comments, we are really happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to hopefully having with us again in the future. Kind Regards. More 

Plymouth
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Stayed in the lodge for a night prior to a visit to Kruger park. We arranged to be picked up from Johannesburg airport and taken to lodge to avoid hassle of taxis and all went to plan. Lodge was very relaxed with a nice atmosphere and lovely rooms. We ate dinner in evening which is recommended as lodge is a... More 

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OutlookGM, General Manager at Outlook Lodge, responded to this review

Hi robPlymouth, I am happy to read that you enjoyed your stay at Outlook Lodge Lakefield. We hope that you will stay with us again in the future. Kind Regards More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Outlook Lodge offers great value for money with home from home comforts in a tranquil gated community. We cater for discerning travelers, professionals, avid safari enthusiasts and families alike.Originally established as an overnight stop for guests embarking on safari with us, it now boasts a 4 star grading and confidently claims to surpass international standards, maintaining the highest possible levels of professionalism, hygiene and comfort.The rooms are tastefully furnished to celebrate South Africa's wonderful diversity of wildlife and spectacular landscapes. Breakfast is a scrumptious affair, while lunch and dinner is served on request at minimal extra charge. Special dietary requirements are catered for.Being right next to a golf course and within 5 minutes' walk from a gym and the Korsman Bird Sanctuary offers our guests activity on our doorstep. Day excursions to explore all that Gauteng has to offer can be booked through the lodge.We have been operating safaris to the Kruger National Park since 1998 and specialize in this region of South Africa. All safaris are conducted by professional safari guides employed by ourselves. You will deal with us personally and safaris generally leave from the Outlook Lodge. Options vary from budget camping to luxury lodge safaris.We are situated about 15 minutes' drive from Johannesburg's OR Tambo airport and offer transfers to and from the airport by prior arrangement at a minimal charge.We look forward to meeting you!. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Outlook Lodge

Address: 1 Ambleside Avenue | Lakefield, Benoni 1501, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Benoni
Price Range: $59 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Outlook Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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