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Rain Farm Game and Lodge

3.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   Esenembe Road | F9 Rain Farm, Umhlali, Durban 4390, South Africa
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Ranked #4 of 59 Specialty lodging in Durban
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were invited as wedding guests early June 2014 and staying in one of their tents. From accommodation, to food, to service we were highly disappointed. Staff standing outside the reception area smoking and chatting (using foul language), waiting 15 minutes to receive a waiter at the restaurant deck. Our food arrived cold and when asked to... More

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended Rain Farm Game and Lodge's 5th Birthday Bash in June 2014. Booking the accommodation and the wonderful Buffet dinner with live entertainment was a breeze and was all done via email. All my questions were answered efficiently and timeously. The live entertainment was extraordinary and created the perfect atmosphere for the dining hall which was lit up with... More

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely setting, staff very friendly always willing to assist in any way possible. The accommodation is very clean & has all you will need for self catering. There menu is top class. Peaceful & relaxing.

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Kabul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a very well kept secret.... But with two wedding locations and a wedding on friday and another on saturday - i guess i am the ignorant one. Got there late night after very long flight - at gate was guard, ready with key and directions. Lovely room and amenities - slept like a baby. Felt relaxed and... More

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

For a weekend getaway with the family, this place is suitable. Kids will love the wildlife(giraffes, horses, springbok, ducks,etc) and the kids play area. Friendly and very helpful staff. Roads leading to the place is decent, few pot holes but nothing too serious. It's best to arrive and leave during the day.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Just returned to the USA after my first trip to South Africa, and I must say, one of the highlights was my visit to the Rain Farm! The food was outstanding and the best braai EVER!!! I shall return! YA

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

What a wonderful and relaxing stop in our South African experience. The food was superb, the staff so accommodating! Our game drives were fun and we saw some interesting animals and our driver Matthew was so knowledgeable about the animals they have on the farm. We truly enjoyed our stay!

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My daughter got married at The Rain Farm at the beginning of May 2014. The setting is just beautiful - from the very pretty stone chapel to the authentic boma reception venue, to the rock pool and zebra strolling through the grounds all make for a wonderful and memorable stay. Sunette - the functions co-ordinator is unbelievably efficient and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

I cannot put in the past dates, in April 2012 my daughter got married at the lodge. I had a tent which was clean and in a lovely spot. We had the building for the bride which was also lovely. The staff went out of their way to help and the prices were good value. I'd come back for a... More

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

As newly weds, my Husband and I cannot praise Rain Farm enough for their services that they provided to make our day go beautifully. From the word go, they were all so extremely efficient, and so helpful. You asked for it. Done. You suggested to move something over here. Done. It was an absolute delight to have a team like... More

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

Hi Charne & Steven, thank you so much for the wonderful review. Your wedding was truly stunning and a memorable one for everyone at the farm, it is such a pleasure to deal with wonderful guests such as yourselves! Once again THANK YOU for choosing Rain Farm as your venue, we hope to see you return for another touch of... More

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Address: Esenembe Road | F9 Rain Farm, Umhlali, Durban 4390, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Rain Farm Game and Lodge 3*
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Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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There are six luxury tents that are magically tucked between the trees and overlook the Umhlali River these can accommodate up to 2 guests each. Each tent has a Victorian bath, shower, basin and toilet as well as a tea and coffee station with a refrigerator, private veranda, electronic safe, hair dryer, free standing fan with a four post mosquito net over the bed.Kindly note that the tents can only be taken as a dinner, bed and breakfast option, as they are not equipped for self-catering. Waterbuck - Uniquely situated and stilted over the dam, this fully equipped self-catering timber cabin soaks up the tranquillity of the beautiful farm surroundings and can accommodate up to 4 guests. There are two bedrooms each sleeping two guests, with built in ceiling fans. There is one shower and two toilets, a bar, lounge and dining area, an open jetty as well as its own private island with a bridge that connects it to the cabin.Wildebeest - A great option for family groups of up to eight guests. This fully equipped self-catering thatched rondaval has a lovely open loft room which sleeps four guests as well as two bedrooms downstairs (one room en suite with its own air conditioning unit) each sleeping two guests with two bathrooms. There is a large balcony which overlooks the rolling grassland in the distance and an outdoor entertainment area equipped with a built in braai and fire pit. This unit is air conditioned and gives you the option of both a stone bath and shower.Zebra - This two sleeper thatched rondaval is the ultimate honeymoon suite and has been made extra special to ensure that a couple will enjoy all the magic ambiance it has to offer. It has it's very own private Jacuzzi, fireplace, plasma screen TV, full DSTV bouquet, air conditioning, an enchanting outdoor shower as well as a stone bath with an overhead shower.Duiker / Warthog / Ostrich - The three adjacent farmhouse complexes are ideally situated in front of the river, making for a peaceful experience.These units are perfect for larger groups as they are in close proximity to one another or each can be booked out separately. Duiker can accommodate two guests and is fully equipped for self-catering with a kitchen, lounge and outdoor patio area. The bedroom has a ceiling fan and there is a separate shower and toilet. ... more   less 
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