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Dungbeetle River Lodge

4.0 of 5 76 Aqua Vista Crescent | Cannonville, Colchester 6175, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights as part of our "safari" section of our visit to South Africa. We intended to visit Addo Elephant National Park and Schotia private game reserve. We were met by Etta and Derek who offered a drink of our choice. We were greeted on the decking at the back of the property... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 1 night at Dungbeetle on our way to Kuzuko Lodge. Despite the disappointing cloudy and damp weather we were very warmly greeted by Derek with a welcome drink after a long drive and the setting is fab on the Sundays River with a lovely deck to spot birds We had a mammoth dinner at Grunters and then... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really comfortable rooms with outstanding décor, good food, had beautiful breakfast all of home-made local ingredients and lovely hot bread, really close to safari park, owners very knowledgeable on local animals.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dungbeetle River Lodge is lovely situated at the sundayriver in colchester. It's a very nice place with warmhearted owners, who are very helpful and friendly! We enjoyed our 3 nights in the african styled rooms, the breakfast was excellent with a joice of delicious homemade bread, different homemade marmelades, mmmhhhhh, cheeses, sausages and big and mouthwatering omelets, great!!! Our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Lovely accommodation on the Sundays river, Derek and Etta extremely welcoming and very knowledgeable of the area, thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We had the Africa suite over looking the river, comfortable queen sized bed and lovely double shower.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

First of all we would like to thank Etta and Derek for a wonderful stay. Our only regret is that we didn't stay longer as we ran out of time. Etta kindly booked us a game drive in Addo at short notice. We didn't know what to expect as we had spend 3 wonderful days in the eastern cape at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We stayed one night by Derek and Etta, lovely people, in the Lion room. The room is spacious with fan and aircon. It's clean and quiet with a good bed. The breakfast are wonderful served on the porch with view to the river. Do go to Grunders Pub for a steak, you won't regret it, or for a beer in... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Excellent really, Breakfast was great, room reminded you about where you were in the world with every detail. A great place to stay if you were to go to Aldo. Had a lovely walk along the river. Not much in the area apart from Aldo however. Thanks for a great stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We stayed at the Dungbeetle lodge for two nights and our stay couldn't have been better. The owners, Derek and Etta, managed to accommodate us last minute without a booking. The rooms were beautifully decorated and very clean. Derek and Etta are lovely hosts who made us feel very welcome from the moment we met. The kitchen staff are very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We stayed at Dungbeetle for one night only in October this year but we wish we could have stayed for longer!! Etta and Derek are lovely people and perfect hosts. The lodge is located at the river bank with spectacular views (both from the room and the terrace) and it's just so peaceful! It's great for a romantic stay as... More 

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Address: 76 Aqua Vista Crescent | Cannonville, Colchester 6175, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Colchester
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Hotel Class:4 star — Dungbeetle River Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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