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Arathusa Safari Lodge

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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We arrived at the little local airstrip by tiny little plane (we were the only passengers!) and were met by one of the trackers in a jeep. The whole place is beautiful, in the middle of the bush, in the middle of nowhere. Lovely. The...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing experience at Arathusa. First, the camp was absolutely lovely. Service was fantastic. The staff were so friendly and welcoming. The camp is very well cared for and our room was amazing. We stayed at the water facing side. While there wasn't...More

Thank CILNYC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for four nights and managed six game drives in the time that we had, which in hindsight, was the right amount of time - we certainly wouldn’t have wanted to have stayed for less time. We found the staff to be extremely welcoming...More

Thank Riad D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first Safari and i must say it did not disappoint, if you want wild night life forget it> the early morning game drive (very cold in May take something warm) and the dusk drive will be all the excitement you need. We...More

Thank Iain C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing experience. Everything from the food, to the beer, the safaris and the rooms was all 5 star. We saw all big 5 during our 3 day stay, and even two different rhinos in one drive ! Can’t wait to return again...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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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Price range
US$923 - US$937 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$923 - US$937 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (1358)
Room & Suite (252)
Dining (65)
Pool & Beach (36)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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bbodenmiller
6 July 2018|
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Response from loves2travel77783 | Reviewed this property |
Yes for 4 years
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adele r
21 June 2018|
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Response from Marilyn B | Reviewed this property |
It depends on when you go. During the dry season no problem. In May, while we were there, the only thing flying were flies. Email the lodge and ask them for the dates you reserved. We are traveling back next May, but we... More
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shawn W
7 June 2018|
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Response from Marilyn B | Reviewed this property |
The lodge supplies shampoo, conditioner, body wash and lotion. You might find bug spray too. There is a hair dryer, but you will need a special pulb, which the office will give you. Bring your tooth brush and tooth paste.
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"Water facing rooms are very nice. If you are in bush facing rooms, you will have a little plunge pool and..."
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"Bush facing rooms have private plunge pools that elephants sometimes visit. Main watering hole is currently..."
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"It depends on which view you want. The bush, the dam, no water, the rooms with private pools. All the same..."
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"Bush facing with plunge pool"
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