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    Dungbeetle River Lodge

    76 Aqua Vista Crescent | Cannonville, Colchester 6175, South Africa
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    Reviewed 10 October 2011

    We stayed for one night, 20th September 2011, at the end of our Garden Route tour. We were warmly welcomed by Derek and Etta with a welcome cold drink taken on the verandah. We stayed in the Afrika Suite - it was a fabulous room...More

    1  Thank lee k
    Reviewed 7 October 2011

    3 nights at Dungbeetle and I left feeling like one of the family! The hosts Derek & Etta could not have made me feel more welcome or pander any better to my needs. Wonderfully peaceful location, great hospitality and very accessible to Addo for safari...More

    2  Thank Gail A
    Reviewed 10 September 2011

    We spent one night at dungbeetle during a car trip, and it was great. The owners were extremely helpful, organized our elephant tour, suggested a route inside addo park (both of them are official tourist guides of the park). When we were leaving, Etta even...More

    1  Thank Lucila B
    Reviewed 6 September 2011

    We stayed at the DungBeetle River Lodge for 3 nights with owners and hosts Etta and Derek who are both very knowledgable, fully qualified wildlife guides. We took their 3 night package deal which was a half board option with evening meals usually provided off...More

    3  Thank dandjo
    Reviewed 30 August 2011

    During my stay in Cape Town from 23 July till 22 August I knew one thing for sure, I wanted to have a Safari experience. Since this is not possible in the Western Cape I booked a bustransfer to Port Elizabeth so I could head...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$86 - US$249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 5
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    • Colchester
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    Room Tips
    "The African Suite for river views"
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    "All suites are large & very comfortable, but river facing ones are best"
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    "The Lion room is big, with a great view of the river from its private balcony."
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    "There are two rooms with a view of the river, ours was called Fish Eagle"
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