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15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Ulusaba Rock lodge outstanding safari expérience. I wish the suite to have a moustic net on window to let the sound of the bush in. As well more privacy for the ablution room. To be more eco friendly.

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

Dear Catherine T, Thank you so much for taking the time to write these kind words about your recent stay at Ulusaba. We greatly appreciate your suggestions for mosquito nets to allow the sounds of the bush in at night-time and more privacy in the bathrooms. Please rest assured that at Ulusaba we are committed to sustainability and are always... More 

Wirral
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We have not long returned from a five night stay at the treehouse at Ulusaba safari lodge which was the first part of a two week holiday. After a stressful start caused by the cancellation of our Virgin flight from the uk , Llane Langdon ( Ulusaba general manager ) saved the day by rearranging our schedule for us to... More 

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

Dear Mark_n_Pip, It has been such a huge pleasure for us to welcome you for not one, but three visits and it means so much to us that you had another amazing stay at Ulusaba. It is not often that I am personally mentioned in a review so I was incredibly touched by your kind words. It was an absolute... More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from four nights at Ulusaba staying in a Safari room in Safari lodge. I cannot recommend this lodge highly enough. Our ranger and tracker, Philip and David, were amazing. Knowledgeable and fun. We saw everything and more we could have hoped for and it was clear to us that Philip really put thought into the programme... More 

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

Dear Mandy T, Thank you so much for taking the time to share these “simply amazing” words about your recent stay at Ulusaba. We loved hearing about your game drives and Philip and David couldn’t have been happier to hear that you thought they were amazing, knowledgeable and fun; we may be biased but we couldn’t agree more, those two... More 

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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Just returned from our second visit once again superb our ranger was Ryan and our tracker was addy a superb team thank you guys .to everyone at the lodge we say thank you.nothing is to much trouble .we will be back we miss you already gill and paul xx

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

Dear Gill and Paul, It was such a pleasure to read your lovely review of your recent stay at Ulusaba; you should have seen our smiles! Thank you for taking the time to share your kind words about the team, it means such a great deal to all of us and none more so than Ryan and Addy who were... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Just had 5 days at Safari lodge with my wife, and WOW... wish I had done it years ago. My wife was a little apprehensive as she does not like small insects. Not a problem at this time of year, and she absolutely loved it. We stopped in a River room, which was luxurious, spacious and well equipped. All toiletries,... More 

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

Dear stevegh5, Thank you so much for taking the time to share these amazing words about your stay at Ulusaba. It was such a pleasure for us to welcome you and your wife and it means so much to know that you both thought it was paradise in paradise. Our team at Ulusaba are a chatty bunch but we were... More 

San Francisco, California
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38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

My family and I stayed at 3 separate safari sites in the Kruger and this was by far our favorite! This place is incredible! There are two lodges - one on a cliff and one down by the watering hole. We stayed in the cliff lodge which offer stunning 360 degree views. Just incredible! Service was excellent, room was beautiful... More 

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

Dear Leslie S, Wow, what a delight it was for us to read this incredible review of your recent stay at Ulusaba! The entire team was overjoyed to hear that this was by far your favourite of the safari sites that you stayed at in Kruger. It was fantastic to hear that you found the service to be excellent, the... More 

Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A ten day trip made in heaven that is Ulusaba. The whole set up is awesome and the staff are wonderful. Our ranger Stuart and tracker Sipho were so good, talented and looked after us really well. Very knowledgeable and excellent hosts. I went in Africa's winter period, cool when the sun goes down or before it comes up but... More 

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

Dear Betws924, Thank you so much for taking the time to share this heavenly review about your stay at Ulusaba. It was such a treat for us to read your amazing words and the entire team was thrilled to hear your wonderful comments. Stuart and Sipho were especially overjoyed to read that you found them to be talented and that... More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

So this was our fourth visit and to arrive to find that quite a few of the other guests were also multiple repeat returners I think makes a big statement at just how wonderful this trip really is. From the moment you arrive at Ulusaba you are made to feel like one of the family (if you want to be).... More 

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

Dear jimno5153, Thank you so much for taking the time to write another glowing review of your stay at Ulusaba. We loved welcoming you back for your fourth visit; nothing makes us happier than seeing a friendly face and we were overjoyed to hear that you felt like one of the family, that’s just what we aim for! We always... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Ulusaba is absolutely amazing! I cannot recommend it enough. The lodge is stunning and our guide, Stuart, was very knowledgeable and great fun. We loved the game drives and seeing all the animals, as well as some lovely treats and surprises organised by the staff. All the staff are so lovely and go above and beyond to give you a... More 

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

Dear natowen85, Thank you so much for choosing to spend your honeymoon with us at Ulusaba, it’s always lovely to welcome new friends especially for such a special occasion. It was wonderful to hear that you thought all the staff were lovely and go above and beyond to give you a fabulous time, what a huge compliment! Stuart, Sandra, Dan,... More 

Paignton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Ulusaba was amazing, we spent 9 nights experiencing all the different rooms and both lodges and felt really emotional when we left. The team are amazing (Second to none) everyone made us feel welcome from the start of the trip to even waving us off when we flew away. Jack and Brandon were amazing, and we loved every moment learning... More 

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

Dear markwoolner, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review of your stay at Ulusaba. You had us beaming from ear to ear with your kind words about the team and above all we were so happy to hear that you felt part of the family, as that’s exactly what we aim for. Jack and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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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
Price Range: €1,115 - €1,228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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“Stay in the safari lodge to be close to nature. That is why you are there isn't it?”
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