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    Arathusa Safari Lodge

    Kruger National Park, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent83%
    • Very good12%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “watering hole” (153 reviews)
    “water facing” (16 reviews)
    “game drives” (229 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Spa
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 742 reviews

    Reviewed 29 October 2017

    Arathusa is incredible! Every aspect of my stay there was perfect. The rooms are gorgeous (I stayed in a water hole facing room for 3 nights and a bush facing room for 2 nights), the service is fabulous, the food is great, and the best...More

    Thank Beebles54
    Reviewed 27 October 2017

    We are coming to this lodge twice in a year. Went here last March and are going again in November. We have done a lot of safaris in South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana but this one is still on the top of our list....More

    Thank Berend d
    Reviewed 26 October 2017

    Arathusa Safari Lodge is beautiful constructed and situated with comfortable chalets some nicer than others. This is a very expensive lodge. Unfortunately Sabi Sands has had deficient rain for about 3 years so that the whole reserve is dying due to a lack of water....More

    Thank Zubaida R
    Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

    We stayed four nights in water facing room and could not have had a better time. Our guides Roy and Chris made our trip special. We managed to see every animal on our list within the first couple of drives and parked within feet so...More

    Thank tgndavies1969
    Reviewed 22 October 2017

    This was our second safari lodge(see separate review) on our visit and although still good, it suffered a little in comparison. Our room was good, very large with both an inside and outside shower. It would have had magnificent views over a large waterhole, but...More

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    About
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    • 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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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Sabi Sand Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Arathusa Safari Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve ,
    • Hotel Arathusa Safari ,
    • Arathusa Safari Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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    Traveller (1303)
    Room & Suite (202)
    Dining (65)
    Pool & Beach (36)
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    Bathroom (46)
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    Tiffany H
    15 December 2017|
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    Response from DJWakitup | Reviewed this property |
    No problem for hot water. Yes the roads are bumpy but you're on Safari and in the bush so that's expected. Bring binoculars to enhance the experience. 8x42 or 8x50 will be fine.
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    Carol D
    30 June 2017|
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    Response from rosie/oscar | Reviewed this property |
    Hi I think it will be dry. When we were there the staff said it would be dry within the week but please don't let this put you off it is an a wonderful place which we thoroughly enjoyed. You can webcam it but I didn't find... More
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    Hennie N
    25 April 2017|
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    Response from Gyle | Reviewed this property |
    We stayed in March and had a water facing Lodge, it was huge and beautiful. Would definitely recommend.
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    "Watering hole rooms if there is water in the hole if not I would recommend a bush room"
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    "Marula room"
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    "Lodge luxury upgrade could be away from the pool / dinning area, but its all quiet there."
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    "All rooms are lovely, bush-facing rooms have a private plunge pool."
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