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    Arathusa Safari Lodge

    Kruger National Park, South Africa
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    Traveller (1303)
    Room & Suite (202)
    Dining (65)
    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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    1 - 5 of 742 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    This was our first safari which has been a lifelong dream of mine. Arathusa lived up and exceeded all of my expectations. It really was everything I hoped it would be. The Mrs was initially apprehensive about going but came away and rated it as...More

    Thank Deejay2303
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This lodge if one of my favorites. There is a dry waterhole in front of the lodge. The animals come into the lodge, it is not fenced. We had a bush looking room with private pool (Marula room) The elephants came drinking in the pool...More

    Thank michalvanbavel
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My husband and I recently stayed at Arathusa during the first leg of our South African journey. We had such a wonderful experience. The staff was warm and helpful, the rooms were beautiful and spacious, but above all, the two people who truly made our...More

    Thank soozbuckley
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    First Safari, possibly one of the luckiest, albeit Ryan and DeBoor were fantastic trackers and very knowledgeable; totally enhanced our experience and that of the other guests. Arethusa lodges are idyllic, quiet, well appointed and very comfortable. The water hole is sadly dry due to...More

    Thank Tadz
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed at the Arathusa Safari Lodge in Sabi Sands for the last two days of our trip to South Africa. What an amazing experience! We were in a water-facing chalet that was absolutely gorgeous. It looked like high-end Crate & Barrel with an African...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)
    Hotel & Grounds (969)
    Bathroom (46)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Tiffany H
    15 December 2017|
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    Response from Berend d | Reviewed this property |
    Hot water is not an issue at Arathusa. Binoculars are also not needed you will be very close to the animals. If necessary your ranger will have one in the jeep. If you have bush facing room prepare to have Elephants drink in... More
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    Carol D
    1 July 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
    26 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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