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Rain Farm Game and Lodge

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Esenembe Road | Farm 9, Durban 4390, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Durban, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow what an amazing experience we had at the Rain Farm Game and Lodge. All the staff were excellent and tentative, the dinner and breakfast was awesome. We stayed in the Safari Tent accommodation which was absolutely stunning. It was a perfect get away (close to home) for our wedding anniversary.

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

This is a magic venue for a Wedding or just for a weekend family break. The breakfast was really good with plenty to eat. Just one suggestion would be to put hand rail on the steps going down to the bathroom in Waterbuck Chalet. Would recommend without a doubt.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simply stunning. Great service. Top food. Good bang for your buck.lived in a luxury tree house . Awesome experience for my 6 year old with aal the noises etc. No load shedding as full back up generators. Well stocked bar. Top signature full body massage.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I attended a three day wedding event here. The pre-wedding braai, wedding and post-wedding breakfast was all amazing! The lodge offers great dining, plus a great little indoor bar to host drinks and a fun night out.

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Thanks so much for your wonderful review, really happy you enjoyed it here! More 

Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

For our 4th year anniversary i couldn't ask for anything better. Rain farm is the best place i have ever stayed at, even in a luxurious tent.Excellent in every way. Keep up the good work. Piece of heaven.

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Schiedam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We stayed the night in one of the luxury tents. It was an amazing accomodation with a lot of comfort. Dinner and breakfast both were very good. Also very friendly staff. We enjoyed our visit very much.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We spent the night at the Rain Farm in the Waterbuck. What an amazing experience! We took our 3 children with us and they fished, horse rode and played putt putt. The girls even braved the cold water to swim. The waterbuck unit was lovely and the spa bath was a delight to experience as was the outdoor shower. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We cannot fully describe the wonderful experience we had here - everything was perfect - and we are quite hard to please! The place is beautiful with the most amazing views. The staff are fantastic - so helpful and professional but friendly too - the perfect blend. The food was out of this world - they certainly know good food... More 

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Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

nice accommodation, and friendly staff but unfortunately the waiter staff were just really under trained. The three mornings that we had breakfast there not one of them did the waiter manage to supply the breakfast as ordered. A small issue but spoilt an otherwise very pleasant stay.

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I was a day visitor for the Easter Sunday lunch buffet. In my personal opinion, the lunch was not worth R195.00 per adult and R90.00 a child, with not even 1 soft drink included. We did not see any game roaming around...we were originally placed inside the restaurant which was a bit dark and gloomy..I did ask to be seated... More 

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