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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Wow what awesome service and the food exceptional. I had Guinea foul cooked to perfection, best Guinea foul ever. The service was efficient and friendly. The ambiance also great with a really good menu choice

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TanjaRufErrath, Owner at Oliver's Restaurant & Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your meal with us. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards - Tanja Ruf

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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Last night in SA and my lady & I were at Oliver's due to proximity to Nelspruit Airport. Great little spot. Wonderful gardens. Excellent service. Room was very comfortable, as was the bed. Dinner was very good - excellent service and very nicely prepared. The visit from the house cat also a nice touch. All in all a nice place...

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TanjaRufErrath, Owner at Oliver's Restaurant & Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure hosting you and hope to welcome you back one day! Kind Regards - Tanja Ruf and the Oliver's Team

Reviewed 3 August 2016

I had the privilege of staying in a home attached to the main lodge. The home was very tastefully furnished and equipped with all the mod cons that one would expect. There also some very pleasant surprises like a hot water bottle in the bed and home baked biscuits . As we were on a golfing trip it meant that...

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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Nice room great showers and beautiful garden. Restaurant is excellent. Good wifi too. It is like an Bavarian lodge but modern and comfortable. Room are well furnished and large. It is a good hotel if you are doing things in this area. I would stay here again if I was in this area.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Beautiful location, stunning grounds and manicured gardens and immaculate facilities. The rooms are large and luxurious with spacious en-suite bathrooms. The staff are welcoming, kind and exceptionally proud of what their work which makes their service just as outstanding as the food and wine on offer. A wonderful selection on the menu, beautifully presented and flavours that tantalise your tastebuds....

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Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I spent a fabulous birthday weekend at Olivers. Our accommodation was very cosy and comfortable. The restaurant is not only reasonable in price but every morsel we ate was delicious. The spa is a great treat to spend a couple of hours for pampering.

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White River, South Africa
Reviewed 25 June 2016

It is such a pleasure visiting this beautiful venue and never, ever disappoints. Food and service absolutely stunning. The ambiance in the restaurant is amazing with such attention to detail. I feel very privileged to have this amazing restaurant fairly close by.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

It was cold when we were there and they put the under floor heating on in the bathroom, hot water bottles in the bed it was so cosy. Breakfast the next day was terrific especially the smoked salmon and scrambled eggs. Can't find any faults in this place.

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2016

We popped in on the way to Hazelview and i wish i had stayed here. What a lovely place, run by a lovely lady called Tanja. You can see the passion she has put into the Lodge, the designing, the decor is beautiful!, There is a golf course, swimming pool, great for families, weekend get aways, perfect stop for panoramic...

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 May 2016

What a beautiful place to stay, close to Kruger Park, on a Golf Course and very close to White River and Hazyview. Staff are excellent and so attentive, especially Kernal, Neville and a very lovely lady we can't spell or pronounce her name, which we are ashamed, but it did begin with G. (Sorry). Amanda and Hotel owner Tanya are...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Golf Course
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  • Microwave
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surrounded by the lush forests of the Mpumalanga province, the lodge is situated on the secure White River Country Estate and overlooks the first green of the 18-hole championship White River Golf Course. The area is well known, not only for its superb temperate sub-tropical climate, summer as well as winter, but also for its many scenic and adventurous attractions. The lodge is within close proximity of the world-renowned Kruger National Park as well as the Blyde River Canyon with panoramic drives along the escarpment and lies in a Malaria-free area. The nearby Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport gives easy access to and from any major city local and international. The Restaurant Mouth-watering continental & mediterranean dishes are served from our a-la-carte menu together with only the finest wines from our well-stocked wine cellar. Fun-dining with fondue and raclette may be enjoyed in the privacy and irresistible romantic ambience of our wine cellar. We cater for all functions i.e. weddings, special family occasions, conferences, wine tastings, etc. The Lodge The intimate comfort of our establishment and our beautifully appointed rooms allow our guests to experience the marriage between Austrian flair and subtle African influences. We offer different room categories: - 4 Exclusive Standard Rooms - 1 Exclusive Standard Family Room - 5 Luxury Rooms - 2 Executive Suites - 1 Luxury Family House with 4 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms All rooms have private verandas or balconies with splendid views over the golf course. They are individually furnished with King-sized beds – twin beds may be requested. The bathrooms are all en-suite with separate showers and baths, heated towel-rails and luxury bathroom amenities. Wellness & Beauty Clinic The in-house Wellness and Beauty Clinic is operated by professional health and skincare therapists and offers a variety of massages, face and body treatments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oliver's Restaurant & Lodge

Address: On the White River Country Estate, Pine Lake Drive, White River 1240, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > White River
Price Range: $212 - $360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Oliver's Restaurant & Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Do not chose Room 12 if you want a patio or tub.”
 of 5 bubbles samaude, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We enjoyed Luxury room 11”
 of 5 bubbles Tadji, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“High recommend home attached to main lodge!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 431andrel, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlook golf course”
 of 5 bubbles UMANGGOSSAIN, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great, so any would be worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles 460PaulR, 12 May 2016 | Read review
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