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Kleinmond, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My brother and I slept over on our way back from Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. Loved the rooms, views of the river, food and friendly staff. The huge garden and green grass right up to the river is so great to walk on and have a late afternoon braai on. The staff starts a fire for you to enjoy. Thanks guys

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Jeffreys Bay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a warm and friendly welcome.., such a lovely place to stay right on the river bank. Beautiful view of the river. The room was clean and neat. Very nice bathroom. All complimentary shampoos and soap. We will return to Sun River Kalahari Lodge, but will stay longer. Nice and quite place to stay. Great dinner and breakfast.

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Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Sun River Kalahari Lodge is a MUST stop over when travelling through Upington. A beautiful lodge with excellent service and friendly staff! Beautiful and appealing rooms with peaceful surroundings. Definitely my stop over of choice going forward.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were unexpectedly delayed in Upington due to our vehicle breaking down and the team at the Lodge were very accommodating with regard to our "in the air" plans and eventual late check-out requirements. The rooms were very comfortable and children loved having all the garden space and pool area to play in.

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Very well positioned, clean and friendly. No wine available by the glass so had to buy a bottle - not a major but found that strange. I would recommend it to people - went for a run in the morning and landed up on a dirt road on a grape farm - fantastic

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I stayed there for 5 nights on a business trip with a few colleagues. Room: Mine wasn't very big, but still well equipped with fridge, AC, TV, etc. The bathroom was pretty small with space for a shower, tap and toilets but quite functional and always well cleaned. If you're not woken up by the loud AC, the birds will...

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Have stayed here before many years ago and realized why I was back. Apart from the magical riverside setting, tranquill gardens, and nice spacious room there is also a restaurant on site which made it unnecessary to travel into town for a meal (not far anyway but it's nice to relax and have everything on site. They served up a...

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Pretoria
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Sun River Kalahari Lodge is fairly popular. The room I had was very modern and neat, but the previous guest's towels were not removed and the whole room smelled of smoke. The lodge is also very expensive in my opinion, considering what is offered, but I suspect they cater for overseas car companies that do testing in the area. After...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I cannot put my finger on it but this 'lodge' has a nice view but no atmosphere at all. The reception lady was exceptionally helpful and friendly but the interior decorations and the small bed as many people have mentioned in previous reviews were not very appealing. Breakfast was appalling.

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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We were well and friendly received at the lodge. A business trip which allowed a special treat in this stunning setting. Great service! A definite wonderfull alternative to the traditional hotel room! I had a great room with a lovely bathroom and a stunning view of the Orange river.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
WELCOME TO SUN RIVER KALAHARI LODGEA home away from home, situated in the heart of the Green Kalahari right on the banks of the mighty Orange River.We look forward to welcoming you and extending our warm hospitality, efficient service and caring staff to you.Sun River Kalahari Lodge provides comfortable, luxurious and affordable accommodation, with all rooms enjoying a full range of Guest services available.ABOUT USSun River Kalahari Lodge is a four star, Highly Recommended AA graded establishment which offers its visitors a tranquil and soothing escape from the harshness of every day life.Our Management and Staff are highly trained individuals with extensive experience in the hospitality industry. With our love for people and what we do, our aim is to meet all our Guests needs and expectations to the best of our ability and we always do it with a smile!ACCOMODATIONSun River Kalahari Lodge has 16 luxurious and stylish en-suite rooms to offer, 7 of which include spectacular river and garden views. Our Rooms can accommodate single, double and family reservations.All rooms are equipped with the following standard amenities to make our Guests stay as comfortable as possible:*Air-Conditioning*Television*SABC 1, 2, 3, e-TV and DSTV*Hair Dryers*Full luxurious bathroom amenities range*Wireless*Coffee/Tea Tray*Comfortable, extra length beds*Safe*Fridges – in all luxury rooms*Kitchenettes in some roomsFACILITIESSun River Kalahari Lodge offers the following facilities for our Guests enjoyment, all surrounded by lushess gardens and views of the Orange River.Breakfast, Lunch (on request) and Dinner – done in true Kalahari style and served indoors or on the garden patio.Other facilities include:*Fully licensed Bar*Exclusive Restaurant for Guests only*Braai facilities*Enchanting River Deck*Two Sparkling Pools*Wireless Internet Hot Spot*Laundry Services*Secure Parking*Security Guard in evenings*All credit cards accepted ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sun River Kalahari Lodge

Address: Steenbok Laan 8, Upington, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Northern Cape > Upington
Price Range: $126 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“The river rooms are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles 594irenez, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Family friendly”
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“I liked the room on the ground floor where you overlook the river.”
 of 5 bubbles Vixen2, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Unit 7 is a good sized unit situated next to the diningroom”
 of 5 bubbles Surfari, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Good place to stay if you travel North Cape through the Karoo”
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