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River Bank Lapa

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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

From the moment we came here we fell in love with the place. The view is amazing. The accommodation is luxurious. Breakfast is delicious and the people are really friendly. I will recommend this place to anybody and will definitely come and stay here again.

Thank Janet P
Reviewed 8 October 2016

I stayed two nights. On the first night my husband and my brother in law were there too and we were given the lapa, on the river bank, for the night. It was a really special place, and well equipped for cooking etc. The only criticism I would have is that there was too little space in the bedroom. We...

Thank Marie J
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Wonderfull location along the river. Great views, spacious room. We had a tasty breakfast with pancakes. Very good value. The final stages of sunset are blocked by other houses and gardens along the river, which to some may be a drawback.

Thank robertasd
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We came to Upington as my husband had a rugby game here. Check in was no problem, staff was friendly and room was very neat and clean. We came in later, and our electric blanket was switched on for us, which was a nice surprise! :) Breakfast was tasty, and overall we had a lovely stay. I have a few...

Thank Annemed28
Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I often stay there as I work in Upington. I enjoy the garden and the view of the river. It is a safe place to stay with very friendly staff. Eat breakfast outside enjoying the view of the river weather permitting. Rooms are equipped with bar fridge microwave and kettle so easy to make your own dinner.

Thank Shezelle
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Stopover on way between Joburg & Namibia. Gorgeous setting on the river, completely private with a your own large deck on the river. They weren't prepared for us arriving for breakfast at 8 ( I think we woke them up!) but they whipped together a beautiful spread outside in the garden. Would definitely stay there again

Thank Steph A
St Peter, MN
Reviewed 30 January 2015

The River Bank Lapa was a perfect place for us to stay while we visited our daughter in Upington! It was quiet, relaxing, safe and the friendly staff made our trip perfect! They were very helpful when we wanted to Braii by the pool and provided all the equipment and place setting we needed to have a fun American BBQ...

Thank bdbcj
Cape Town
Reviewed 16 January 2015

We arrived without booking but were quickly offered wonderful accommodation looking over the river. Great birdwatching and sunset. Enjoyed the pool. Breakfast-to-go provided because we wanted to leave really early. Awesome ...recommend this place very highly.

1Thank 60countriesNcounting
Reviewed 11 April 2013 via mobile

The River Bank Lapa b&b provided a much needed rest while we were on a long journey recently. Although we booked last minute, the room was musty and needed to be aired. Outside the bathroom window was a mountain of dumped leaves. The place feels unloved and a bit neglected. Lots of potential for the owner/manager to take an interest...

Thank LdeS
Reviewed 2 December 2011

Me and my colleagues stayed in this family-run place for 2 weeks and enjoyed the freindly atmosphere, the wonderful view, dogs and the breakfast a lot. The garden is nice and enviting to spend hours outside reading. The pool offers a welcoming refreshment on a hot day. And the place is otherwise safe and well-equiped.

Thank Alena B

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Address: 22 Budler Street, Upington 8801, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Northern Cape > Upington
Price Range: $86 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Go for the Lapa, if you can!”
  • Dusk over the river - taken from the Lapa
 of 5 bubbles , 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for 1 of the 2 rooms directly next to the river (with the nice balcony)”
 of 5 bubbles robertasd, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are nice and have stayed in all of them but my favorite one is room 1”
 of 5 bubbles Shezelle, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you have river front room”
 of 5 bubbles StephA39, 20 May 2015 | Read review
“The room facing the pool was beautiful! The family style room is perfect for more than two travelers.”
  • Relaxing on the Patio
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 of 5 bubbles bdbcj, 30 Jan 2015 | Read review
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