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kirkcaldy
Reviewed 2 March 2016

accomadation first class staff like one happy family food excellent the game rangers know their stuff.... the highlight seeing a herd of approx: 20 elephants including 6 babes feeding off the trees just 20 metres away amazing

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We had a wonderful time at Rhino River Lodge. The Rangers do everything they can to ensure that you see as much as possible during the game drives. The variety of birds, animal ,flora and fauna is fantastic. Having a Pimms during an evening game drive was a highlight of my trip! The room was airy, spotless and had a...

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Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2016

As many of the people reading this review may have, I stumbled across Rhino River Lodge online and was blown away by the glowing reviews. True to word this could not have been more true from my experience. The communication you receive prior to arriving is extremely useful and informative. When you do arrive you are greeted with a first...

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ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

What a lovely and helpful review for our future guests. Thank you so much for taking your time to do this for us. I am so happy to hear of your wonderful stay. It really sounds like you were able to get a good feel for our lodge, the people and the experience we are hoping that all of our...

Midlands,UK
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Really really loved this visit! Accommodation and food really good! Game drives amazing thanks to our range Ryan. Bush walk brilliant..thanks Dale! Love the conservation aspect of this lodge. everyone so friendly and knowledgeable. Can't do enough to help. It's like going to a friend's home to stay. We will definitely be back..finances permitting.

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ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review. Sounds like you had a wonderful time and so glad you got out on a walk...such a special way to experience the bush. We do hope to have you back one day and we are committed to keeping our lodge an affordable, value-for-money safari experience, so I'm hoping that will help you...

Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We visited Rhino River Lodge three years ago and liked it so much we took our grown-up children back in February 2016. This is small private lodge (currently 18 guests at any one time) so it feels very intimate. The staff are very friendly, very helpful, and just make it feel like your home - one of us had a...

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ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

What a pleasure it always is to host return guests. And what a delight it is when our return guests get to see how we as a lodge, and as a game reserve, are growing over time. We were happy to help you celebrate your special occasion, we appreciate you spending it with us! And thank you for pointing out...

Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2016

I chose Rhino River Lodge for a second visit because the first experience, eleven months ago, stayed with me every day since. I simply had to return. Again, expectations exceeded. Less than 3 hours from Durban, just off the N2, Rhino River Lodge, home to the Big Five, warmly awaited us. Chelsea, Clair, Kyle and Alex to name but a...

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ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. Shared stories like this are what make this business so rewarding. I am so glad you had such a wonderful stay. And thank you for sharing your gorgeous photos as well. We hope to have you back again soon.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2016

My family and I had the most amazing time at the Lodge. The staff are very personable and friendly and throughout your stay they make every effort to get to know their guests and ensure that you are well looked after. Everything is well organised and nothing is ever a problem for the staff. The food was amazing and the...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 18 February 2016

In my humble opinion the province of Kwa Zulu Natal is one of the best kept secrets to travel. KZN has everything one requires for a great holiday, a mountain holiday, a warm sea to swim in all year round and brilliant bush breaks to suite most travellers pocket. Rhino River Lodge situated only 3 - 4 hour drive north...

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Roquebrune-sur-Argens, France
Reviewed 16 February 2016

The whole experience of Rhino Lodge is never to be forgotten. From the time you register to the time of your departure you are treated like a member of the family and nothing is too much trouble. All of the staff are outstanding and all make great efforts to make you feel at home. Special thanks to Ryan..our ranger who...

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Reviewed 14 February 2016

We stayed in one of the log cabins. Minor repairs and upgrades could be made (kitchen counter around taps need some help, toilet would keep running at times). Very comfortable stay. Staff was excellent, friendly and accommodating. Meals were excellent. They even planned a braai for dinner one evening under the stars in the dried out river bed. Fabulous meal....

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  • Free Breakfast
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Address: P.O BOX 2950, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range: $339 - $415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rhino River Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“We were in Room 6 which had a lovely view of the river and the bush”
 of 5 bubbles 466kareenw, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“rooms by the river are good”
 of 5 bubbles AnnapurnaWVC, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Sit on the terrace, enjoying the peace but also watching animals strolling pass in front of you”
 of 5 bubbles shelleyc910, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for a room and not chalet - as the stairs are quite dangerous especially after a few drinks.”
 of 5 bubbles Allison13131313, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you can - don't get one of the chalets”
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