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Ulusaba Safari Lodge

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We visited Ulusaba on our Honeymoon. We were great by friendly staff with a cold bottle of champagne. That really setting the mood for a perfect safari experience. If you are going to safari in South Africa then go here. The food is made from locally source fresh ingredients and the chefs are great. Each night after returning they will...

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Delray Beach, Florida, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've been lucky enough to visit a few top quality lodges but the experience at Ulusaba was truly magical. As a previous guest many years ago, I thought I knew what to expect but Ulusaba far exceeded my expectations in every area. Whether you are seeking to relax and enjoy the endless views from the Rock Lodge or feel part...

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An Extraordinarily wonderful, inspirational trip. The natural positive energy, was totally enhanced by all of the superb people that work at Ulusaba who go that 'extra mile' to make you feel welcome. We feel privileged to have met Pierre Moulton 'Ranger par excellence' and Polly 'Magic eye Tracker' who took us on 10 Awesome rides that fed mind & soul....

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Broadbeach, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The experience at Ulusaba is like nothing else. We stayed at both Safari Lodge and Rock Lodge and I really can't decide which one I prefer. They both have their own unique vibe. Safari Lodge being down on the river bed let's you wake up to the sound of the animals, Kudu (antelope) was the only one I could identify...

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from 4 nights at Ulusaba Safari Lodge. Cant fault it. Great food, great people, great animal viewing. I think the rooms are Just on the edge of needing the soft furnishings updating - we were in River Room 1 - but the room was still very good. Never saw a bug which is something I was worried about...

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Thank Leatons
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful visit that was nothing short of perfect. Amazing game sightings, the best I've had (and it is always good), our Ranger and Tracker were great fun and very knowledgable, the staff were on the ball and the atmosphere and mood relaxed and attentive. My 6th visit, and great that Ulusaba is back to its best, thank you!

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

Dear Meohmy68, It was such a treat for us to welcome you back to the Ulusaba family for the sixth time and we were blown away when we heard that this was the best game viewing you’ve had. We would like to thank you for coming to see us again and hope we can tempt you back for stay number...

Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights in River Room 1 and had the best time. We flew in from Jo-Burg with FedAir and it was such a great experience, landing directly onto Ulusaba's private airstrip. There we were welcomed by Stuart, our ranger for the next few days and over a glass of bubbly, we completed the necessary paperwork before being...

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

Dear StephanieJersey82, Thank you for taking the time to share such an absolutely wonderful review; we were blown away by your amazing words. The entire team were overjoyed when they heard your wonderful compliments about the hospitality. Stuart, Sipho, Sandra, Andre and Patience were especially honoured to receive your kind personal mentions; you should have seen their smiles! Like you,...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I couldn't possibly find the words to say all of the good things I'd like to about Ulusaba. From the moment we arrived, we experienced a completely personalized experience. Every member of the staff made us feel like family - and the communal meals meant that the rest of the guests were family, as well. We had such great conversations...

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

Dear Rachel P, We were so honoured to be able to welcome you to the Ulusaba family and it was wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. We loved hearing your kind words about the service and Andre, Sandra, Brandon, Jack and Monica were especially thrilled to receive such amazing personal mentions so thank you. We were over...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I cannot say enough positive things about Ulusaba and the Safari Lodge, in particular. I arrived there two weeks ago today and have not been able to stop thinking about it since I left! From the warm greeting we got from our ranger as we arrived, to the personalized attention, everything was fabulous and memorable. My husband and I spent...

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

Dear Jenn P, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such an amazing review; we were absolutely blown away by your kind words! Our team were over the moon when they heard your lovely comments about the service, and Sandra, Calvin, John, Patience and Brittany were especially touched to receive such kind personal mentions. Like you, we...

Benllech, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I just wanted to say that we mentioned Paulie, Stuart and Benedict in our last review but we totally forgot to mention Sandra. Sandra is amazing she makes everyone feel at home and welcome and ensures everything runs smoothly. Everything is effortless and you feel so relaxed thanks to Sandras hard work and management like I said in the previous...

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

Dear Natalie and Ian, You have really spoiled us with not one but two amazing reviews! Sandra was so touched by your words, and wanted us to extend her sincere thanks for your wonderful compliments. We may be biased but we are incredibly proud of our team and the Ulusaba family mean the world to us. We hope to see...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Safari Lodge is built along the banks of the dry Mabrak riverbed. The 11 rooms at Safari Lodge include a Treehouse Suite overlooking the nearby Xikwenga Dam as well as three other room types: Safari, Elephant and River Rooms, some of which have private plunge pools. Kids over the age of 12 are welcome to stay at Safari Lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ulusaba Safari Lodge

Address: Sabi Sand, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve > Ulusaba Private Game Reserve
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ulusaba Safari Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Ulusaba Safari Hotel Ulusaba Private Game Reserve
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“I previously stayed in a River room with plunge pool which was great. The Treehouse suite was on a different level.”
  • Treehouse Suite
  • View from the bed looking out onto the dam (Treehouse Suite)
781darrenp, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“River rooms have great views of visiting animals”
Leatons, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“River Room 1 is close to the main buildings and doesn't require access via the rope bridges”
StephanieJersey82, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in Elephant 1, closer to the lodge, which was convenient for freshening up after drives or after dark.”
JennP617, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Would recommend Safari lodge over Rock lodge - rooms are apparently nicer”
camc687, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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