When my wife, Karen, and I headed from Washington, DC, to Walvis Bay, Namibia, in June ’12, we required a place to stay in Johannesburg after our flight of 17-plus hours and before our flight the next morning. Outlook Lodge (1 Ambleside Ave., Lakefield, Benoni, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa; phone +27  11 894 5406, fax +27  247 3664) was perfect.
Owner Francois arranged, via e-mail, for a driver to meet us at O.R. Tambo International and take us back the next morning.
The lodge is located in a gated community less than 30 minutes from the airport. Any timidity... CONTINUE READING »