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Outlook Lodge

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent accommodation with great food. Managed by Francois, who provided a fantastic all round experience. The Lodge is remote in an enclosed secure area with no pubs/bars or restaurants within walking distance. You can however get meals and drink at the Lodge. It is near to the airport and they can arrange transfers

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FrancoisJones, Manager at Outlook Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mike R, Thank you for reviewing Outlook Lodge Lakefield. We're glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We're always looking for ways to improve our offering and your feedback definitely helps with that. Kind Regards, Francois Jones Outlook Lodges Manager.

Mountain View, California, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I only stayed one night, which I think is what a lot do since they work closely with safari tour companies. Francois was the proprietor of this location and he was Ah-mazing! Super friendly and accommodating, and a real character :). The room I stayed in was huge and beautiful! Wish I would have had one more night, but my...

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FrancoisJones, Manager at Outlook Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Denise Thank you for reviewing Outlook Lodge Lakefield. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully we'll see you again in the near future. Kind Regards, Francois Jones Outlook Lodges Manager

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Francois saved the day here, giving a tired travelor a beer and ordering pizza for us; the next day after breakfast, he helped us troubleshoot our plans for Kruger. The room was stylish and hip, even if I needed to avoid the oversized bathtub. But don't jump in the pool: way too cold now.

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FrancoisJones, Manager at Outlook Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Steve Thank you for reviewing Outlook Lodge Lakefield, and for your kind words. I'm happy I could help. Until next time. Kind Regards, Francois Jones Outlook Lodges Manager

Marble, NC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our third stay at Outlook Lodge. After a long flight, it's like coming home. The atmosphere is relaxed, the setting warm and inviting, and the food is always special. We just can't say enough good about this place. When you visit South Africa, you should at least spend your first and last night here.

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FrancoisJones, Manager at Outlook Lodge, responded to this review

Dear FarmerDaveMarble_NC, Thank you for reviewing Outlook Lodge Lakefield. It's always great having clients return to Outlook Lodge, it's like welcoming good old friends back. I'm glad to see that you enjoyed your stay and we will be counting down the days until your next visit. Kind Regards, Francois Jones Outlook Lodges Manager

Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice stay in Outlook Lodge. Francois is a good host and has excellent customer centricity skills. We had some special requests which were no problem at all. Also his spontaneous proposal to keep the room a bit longer until we had to leave for the airport was very much appreciated. Nice and clean pool, nice garden and excellent food....

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FrancoisJones, Manager at Outlook Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 274hildee, Thank you for reviewing Outlook Lodge Lakefield. I'm glad that you appreciated our service and that you enjoyed your stay at Outlook Lodge. We always strive to exceed customers expectations. Here's until next time. Kind Regards, Francois Jones Outlook Lodges Manager

New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We booked Outlook Lodge via African Budget Safaris, as a home base in Johannesburg for one night at the start and one night at the end of our 6-day family safari trip to Kruger Park, which was also a birthday present for my wife. From the start, Francois and his staff were friendly, welcoming and very helpful. Even before we...

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FrancoisJones, Manager at Outlook Lodge, responded to this review

Dear MDW2013, Thank you for reviewing Outlook Lodge Lakefield. We do value your positive feedback and it's great to see that you enjoyed your stay at the lodge. The staff prides themselves on making sure each and every guest receives the best service and care. Until next time. Kind Regards, Francois Jones Outlook Lodges Manager

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I'm a little late with my review as we stayed in September but it was a fantastic stay. So welcoming. Francois is so friendly, greets you and cares for you like you are family. We stayed before and after our safari, so well organised. The food was wonderful. On our first night the tables were brought together so no-one was...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We stayed on arrival in South Africa before going on safari, and also the night we returned from safari. Easy 15 minute transfer from Johannesburg airport. The lodge is a very comfortable large old house in its own large grounds in a quiet suburban location. Ideal after a long flight or drive. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and well equipped....

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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Outlook Lodge is the perfect stop over for those who want to travel ahead but also a comfortabel base for those who want to stay away from the crowds in busy Joburg. Outlook Lodge is an easy drive away from the International AirPort, their pick up service is immaculate, the rooms are big and the peaceful garden has a little...

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Westerbork
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Even though there was not really much of an transfer for me at the airport, and there was no WiFi in the room, this lodge is fantastic. And why? I don't know, for some reason I really enjoyed my time here. If you book online on the website KrugerPark.com you may end up in this lodge, which is great because...

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FrancoisJones, Manager at Outlook Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jeroen, Thank you for reviewing Outlook Lodge Lakefield, we do apologize for the inconvenience about the airport transfer but we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Can't wait to welcome you back next time. Kind Regards, Francois Jones

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  • Pool
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Outlook Lodge offers great value for money with home from home comforts in a tranquil gated community. We cater for discerning travelers, professionals, avid safari enthusiasts and families alike.Originally established as an overnight stop for guests embarking on safari with us, it now boasts a 4 star grading and confidently claims to surpass international standards, maintaining the highest possible levels of professionalism, hygiene and comfort.The rooms are tastefully furnished to celebrate South Africa's wonderful diversity of wildlife and spectacular landscapes. Breakfast is a scrumptious affair, while lunch and dinner is served on request at minimal extra charge. Special dietary requirements are catered for.Being right next to a golf course and within 5 minutes' walk from a gym and the Korsman Bird Sanctuary offers our guests activity on our doorstep. Day excursions to explore all that Gauteng has to offer can be booked through the lodge.We have been operating safaris to the Kruger National Park since 1998 and specialize in this region of South Africa. All safaris are conducted by professional safari guides employed by ourselves. You will deal with us personally and safaris generally leave from the Outlook Lodge. Options vary from budget camping to luxury lodge safaris.We are situated about 15 minutes' drive from Johannesburg's OR Tambo airport and offer transfers to and from the airport by prior arrangement at a minimal charge.We look forward to meeting you!. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Outlook Lodge

Address: 1 Ambleside Avenue | Lakefield, Benoni 1501, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Benoni
Price Range: ₹ 3,795 - ₹ 4,696 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Outlook Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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