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Arathusa Safari Lodge

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Dining (67)
Overview
Kruger National Park South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had five fabulous days here. Shaun, Mel and Winnie, your hospitality was so welcoming. Johnson and your team, the food you presented was outstanding! Jamie and Norman, the big 5 in two days, what more can I say, unbelievable. Jamie’s knowledge and passion for his...More

Thank FarAway784995
Reviewed 6 days ago

What an experience! We chose Sabi Sand for our first safari as we were told that the quality of game viewing here would be better as compared to elsewhere. I am so glad that we took that advice! We got up close and personal with...More

Thank summ3rain
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the favorite places we stayed at during our honeymoon adventure. We had the greatest viewing experience for our safari adventure. So many different animals in so little time. Oh, and Sam our safari guide went above and beyond always to find...More

Thank Elissa P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here on our 5th safari trip in South Africa and it has certainly been the best experience ever. Sean and his team were attentive, friendly, welcoming and helpful...nothing was too much trouble We were always adressed by name and asked every day how...More

Thank Susannah M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed in Arathusa with my family for 3 nights this past August and we all loved our experience. We had 2 water facing units and while I was disappointed there was actually no water in the water hole, it still didn't stop various...More

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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Also Known As
Arathusa Safari Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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Hotel Arathusa Safari
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Arathusa Safari Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Also Known As
Arathusa Safari Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
,
Hotel Arathusa Safari
,
Arathusa Safari Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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Traveller (1,391)
Room & Suite (253)
Dining (67)
Pool & Beach (37)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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FondueMom
5 September 2018|
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Response from shawn W | Reviewed this property |
Only the Bush has plunge pools—the other chalets are close to the swimming pool, which is quite nice. Please be aware that there’s been no water in the watering hole for years (droughts). But it still attracts plenty of... More
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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 Alicelincolnshire | Reviewed this property |
No. There are nets over the bed but you should take anti malaria pills.
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"Bush facing rooms have plunge pools that are frequented by elephants/leopards"
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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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