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    River Bend Lodge

    Zuurberg Road, | PO Box 249, Addo Elephant National Park 6105, South Africa
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    Traveller (253)
    Room & Suite (25)
    Dining (12)
    Overview
    • Excellent83%
    • Very good12%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “game drives” (119 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    5.0 Star Hotel
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      US$322
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    1 - 5 of 364 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The facility was not as expected and did not provide value for money as compared to other 5 star lodges in this price category like The Outpost or Thanda. Service was non consistent: No welcome drinks on arrival but another party that arrived soon after...More

    Thank HaniefK
    Response from MP_RBL12345, General Manager at River Bend LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Hanief K Thank you for your response. Its with great regret to hear that you have not experienced River Bend Lodge as our Guest usually do. We do enjoy the company off all our guest and do take great pride in having a boutique...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Superb stay in the middle of a combination of private gamereserve and national park. The place to go for seeing elephants and meanwhile enjoying a stay in an exellent hotel. Very nice staff (it was nice getting to know you and learning about life in...More

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    Thank 375antonv
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We stayed in the Honeymoon Suite for 4 nights. The Lodge was set in lovely gardens, and our Suite was a well designed room with a view of the bush and its own small swimming pool. Very comfortable lodge style accommodation. The restaurant was beautiful...More

    1  Thank rqf55
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Beautiful setting. Very quiet and undisturbed. All staff are very friendly and accomodating. Rooms are extremely spacious and comfortable with perfect interleading room for children. Game drives at your leisure with an entire vehicle and guide dedicated to our family. We had a great stay.

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    Thank TessaFBrandt
    Reviewed 18 June 2017

    From the drive into the property wildlife roaming everywhere, the warm welcome by management the hotel grounds is stunning small and intimate. There is a pool if you can tear yourself away from watching the animals down by the waterhole. The guest lounge/bar area was...More

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    Kariega Game Reserve - River Lodge
    218 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Kenton-on-Sea
     
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    37 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Addo
     
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    237 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Paterson
     
    Carnarvon Dale - Amakhala Game Reserve
    3 reviews
    #2 of 2 hotels in Paterson
     
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • US$344 - US$409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Greater Addo >
    • Addo Elephant National Park
    • Also Known As
    • River Bend Hotel Addo Elephant National Park
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    Traveller (253)
    Room & Suite (25)
    Dining (12)
    Pool & Beach (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (230)
    Bathroom (3)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
    Nearby
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    Questions & Answers
    Smosh
    5 June 2015|
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    Response from MP_RBL12345 | Property representative |
    Make sure to bring the hats and sunscreen as I am sure we will be blessed with a beautiful sunny summer day. The elephants came and paid us a visit for our Christmas lunch last year, so let's hope that we are part of their... More
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    sheena d
    25 January 2015|
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    Response from MP_RBL12345 | Property representative |
    Good day Sheena, The Long Hope Villa is a beautifully restored farmhouse set in a private location nestled between the Zuurberg Mountains and is situated on our 14 000ha private concession of the Addo Elephant National... More
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    Room Tips
    "Don't select the honeymoon suite in Winter as the pool is not heated and too cold to swim in (Key..."
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    "Choose a room with a view of the water hole"
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    "Choose any - they are all fantastic!!"
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    "Each of the rooms are lovely and located around a semi circle"
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