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Blyde River Wilderness Lodge

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

If you can get over the gravel road, this is one of the best places to stay. The accommodation is perfect and so relaxing. Its in the nature reserve, has animals, is quiet and really gives you a sense of being away from the city....More

Thank Gerald-GTA
Response from Blyde, Manager at Blyde River Wilderness LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guests, Thank you for being our guests and for taking the time to send us your feedback about your recent stay at Blyde River Wilderness Lodge. It is always a pleasure to receive compliments highlighting particular positive aspects of the hotel and staff. This...More

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

A bit hard to drive the last 12 km from main road onto gravel but well worth it. John takes good care of you and the personnel is absolutely accommodating and friendly. I highly recommend this spot. The 3 course dinner has been alway lekker...More

Thank Thomas S
Response from Blyde, Manager at Blyde River Wilderness LodgeResponded 5 January 2018

Dear Thoams Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your stay at Blyde River Wilderness Lodge. It is always a pleasure to receive compliments highlighting particular positive aspects of the hotel and staff. This is after all, one of the best...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

Spent an afternoon and a night at the lodge. It was far from everything - and with very little to do. There are signs by the river about danger of hippos and crocodiles - so no jumping in there. The pool area is shady -...More

Thank JaneBis
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The lodge is set in a nice garden overlooking the Blyde River. It is secluded from the main road with access via a very bad dirt road for 10 km (not 6 km). The rooms are quite nice and spacious with a kitchen and a...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

The rooms are well maintained and looked after. The gardens were nice and it was lovely have nyalas wandering around the gardens. The dinners were okay (nothing fabulous but also nothing dreadful). The food service was very, very slow. The staff were not friendly and...More

1  Thank jandjadventures8
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Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
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US$84 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$84 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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