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Oliver's Restaurant & Lodge

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On the White River Country Estate, Pine Lake Drive, White River 1240 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We stayed over at the Lodge en route to Sabi Sands. We had the Escargots and Gnocchi as appetizers, Braised Springbok shank and Roasted Pork Belly as mains followed by the Crepe Suzette and Molten Choc cake Everything was great. If we have more nights...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from Tanja R, Reservations Manager at Oliver's Restaurant & LodgeResponded August 22, 2018

Thank you so much for your positive review! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind Regards Dené Pohl on behalf of Tanja Ruf

Reviewed August 10, 2018

Thanks for a wunderful stay at your place. You have a fantastic atmosphere and it was the best room, food and wine that we had on our trip to SA. And a special thanks to Amanda to make us all feel like we were at...More

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Date of stay: July 2018
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Response from Tanja R, Reservations Manager at Oliver's Restaurant & LodgeResponded August 14, 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are always grateful to hear that guests enjoy every part of staying with us and we hope to welcome you back again in the future! Kind Regards Dené Pohl on behalf of Tanja Ruf

Reviewed August 6, 2018

The food was good but nothing special. We were expecting exceptional food but it was average to good with the chicken curry being tasteless. The service was very good but we went there for the food. 64 Coolmore on the other hand exceeded our expectations.

Date of stay: July 2018
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Response from Tanja R, Reservations Manager at Oliver's Restaurant & LodgeResponded August 14, 2018

Thank you for your valued feedback. We strive to serve only the best quality and sincerely apologise that your expectations were not met. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Kind Regards Dené Pohl on behalf of Tanja Ruf

Reviewed August 4, 2018

I had a great stay at Oliver's, the service was great and Pretty was very helpful and outstanding, she is a star. The garden was clean and blossoming. I will recommend other travellers to this establishment. Kind Regards Cindy M.

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Date of stay: July 2018
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Response from Tanja R, Reservations Manager at Oliver's Restaurant & LodgeResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you for your positive review! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back again soon! Kind Regards Dené Pohl on behalf of Tanja Ruf

Reviewed August 2, 2018

We flew from the US to Dubai to Joberg and then over to Nelspurit where we were picked up at taken to Oliver's. Lovely welcome, lovely space, yummy food. We stayed two nights - which was perfect as we recovered from jet lag. We had...More

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Date of stay: July 2018
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Response from Tanja R, Reservations Manager at Oliver's Restaurant & LodgeResponded August 12, 2018

Thank you for your positive review and great feedback! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to welcome you back again in the future! Kind Regards Dené Pohl on behalf of Tanja Ruf

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Description
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 More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Spa
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$206 - US$411 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Oliver`s Hotel White River
Location
South Africa > Mpumalanga > White River
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$206 - US$411 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Oliver`s Hotel White River
Location
South Africa > Mpumalanga > White River
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Dining (20)
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Philippe L
August 14, 2016|
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Response from TanjaRufErrath | Property representative |
Thank you for your wonderful feedback and we look forward to welcome you again some time! Kind Regards Tanja Ruf - Owner/Manager
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Monique P
April 25, 2016|
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Response from TanjaRufErrath | Property representative |
Hi, Tanja & Oliver Ruf started Oliver's in December 2001. However, Oliver left the business in 2011 due to personal reasons and Tanja took over the business and now runs it on her own.
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JackieB_402011
July 28, 2014|
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Response from TanjaRufErrath | Property representative |
Dear Jackie, We thank you for your enquiry and gladly confirm that we do have safes in our rooms, which work with a simple 4 digit code of your choice. We are also a mere 20km from the airport, so it should take you... More
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"All rooms are great"
Sharlotte2016
Oct. 9, 2018
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"The restaurant is a must do experience for your slice of Foodie-Nirvana."
Magellan720605
Jul. 6, 2018
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"We were upgraded to luxury suites; well situated, quiet and wonderful"
JonQuirk
May 11, 2018
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"We loved our room. #4"
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Jan. 18, 2018
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