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Rain Farm Game and Lodge

Esenembe Road | F9 Rain Farm, Umhlali, Durban 4390, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ballito
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live exceptionally close to this gem so hadn't really given it a thought as a place to go due to it being literally a stones throw away! Having an overseas visitor who , though not a big game fundi, felt that whilst in Africa one should go & view the wild life I made us a booking for a... More 

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Durban
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The Management and staff at Rain Farm know the true meaning of customer service. My son proposed to his long awaiting girl friend on a romantic game drive through rain farm where they had a secluded picnic at the river. Nothing was too much trouble for all the staff involved who made sure that the day was memorable and special.... More 

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RainFarmGameLodge, Public Relations Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this wonderful review, we are truly blessed to have such amazing guests visit us here at Rain Farm. This was a very special event for us and all the staff were very excited for your son to 'pop the question'. Thanks again and we look forward to having you back, maybe for the Big Day.... More 

bristol
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Booked a table for lunch on a monday for 5 people. We had a lovely light lunch of chicken salad. Our friends had toasted lamb curry sandwiches, which was seved with a salad and chips. We are from the uk and found the rain farm lovely and staff very helpful .Our 3 friends live in South Africa and we took... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Look, Rainfarm is only graded three stars, so you can't expect more than it advertises. Lovely views, and great deck and pool area. I could sit there for ages in the solitude and just drink it in. In the distance, we saw herds of game running across the hills... beautiful. The food was good... divine sauces and oh so delicious... More 

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RainFarmGameLodge, Public Relations Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time out to review our Lodge, we do apologize that we are not more suited to your tastes, however we really appreciate your feedback. Thanks again and have a great day further. More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The Staff offered us exceptional service, they should be highly commended on their exceptional level of customer service that they offer. The staff went out of their way to cater to our every need, The food was exceptional.

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Durban, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This place is amazing. The views are breathtaking. If you spend time at the lodge you will experience the most incredible sights! You wake up surrounded by nature, wildlife and fresh air. The staff are very accommodating and go the extra mile to please the customers! (so kind) I had one of the best holidays ever at this place!! Really... More 

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RainFarmGameLodge, Public Relations Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the wonderful review!! All our staff here at Rain Farm enjoy making our guests stay as comfortable as possible, so we are extremely happy you had such a wonderful holiday and look forward to your return. More 

Bedfordview South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The stay was made all the more special because of the game that wonders around freely. There was no communication between the reception and the rooms - wifi was offered but that was very intermittent. Very enjoyable non the less

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RainFarmGameLodge, Public Relations Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are so sorry about the telephones, they may have been down while you were staying here, as we do usually have a phone in each room which can be used to get through to reception if needed. We are working on the Wifi and hopefully soon this will be constant. Thanks and please do... More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

It was great, my mum who is 76 years old accompanied me and the staff at the lodge were very accommodating. However, I was very disappointed to note that the room did not have an air conditioner and a television. But overall it was great.

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RainFarmGameLodge, Public Relations Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

We are very sorry if the lack of Aircon and Television in the room you were staying in made your stay less comfortable. We do have alternate rooms which have Aircon as well as Televisions equipped with the full DSTV bouquet, please come again and request this when making your booking. We look forward to your return someday soon. Have... More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Cannot believe that such a beautiful lodge is right on our doorstep, Trevor and I had such a great time and wished we could have stayed longer. All the staff were extremely helpful at all times, and our dam unit was out of this world, have booked to go back in March - cannot wait. Thanks to all of you.

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RainFarmGameLodge, Public Relations Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this wonderful review!! We look forward to your return in March!! Have a great day. More 

Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We have just spend 2 nights in the Wilderbeest self catering, what comfort! The whole experience was lovely, the rooms are rustic and african, yet offer all the comforts you need, amazing beds, aircon and all the luxuries we need to feel comfortable yet still experience the natural wonders of being in the bush. We have come before as a... More 

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