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Rhino River Lodge

3.0 of 5 P.O BOX 2950, Hluhluwe 3960, 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter Julie , my sister from the UK and I had a hectic time with a family wedding in December and decided to plan just a few days out, Julie you found heaven on earth, from the moment we stepped out of the car the experience was amazing, Francis you are the best1 a game ranger with so much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rhino River lodge is a lovely little safari lodge in Huhluwe. Not a lot of people so the service is very much quite personalised, from the 1 to 1 welcome to the rangers taking the time to learn your name which I thought was quite nice. Accommodation - very good. We had a really nice room (room 16) in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband, 15 yr old son and myself spent 3 wonderful days at RRL just after Xmas. The accommodation in a cabin was fabulous, food excellent (and catered to me as a vegetarian) and best of all, the trips to observe the wildlife were superb. We were lucky enough to see 4 of the big 5 (no leopard) but at... More 

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Holmbury St Mary, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heard about Rhino River through a recommendation and weren't disappointed. We spent two nights at Rhino River and had an amazing experience. Kids aged 9, 7 and 4 also had a thoroughly enjoyable break and we were all made to feel very welcome. Our log cabin was spacious and comfortable, the staff and service were brilliant. My only regret is... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much to everyone at Rhino River Lodge, especially Dane and Garrick. We spent the night at the lodge and went on two game drives and we were so lucky to have a guide like Dane as our game ranger. He was knowledgeable, friendly and just generally brilliant. We wouldn't have seen half the animals we did if... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about our stay at Rhino River Lodge was perfect. We couldn't have asked for anything more. The accommodation was lovely and comfortable, the lodge itself with the lounge and dining area was beautiful and the food was to die for!! The staff were amazing, they were extremely friendly and helpful. They work long and hard hours but they always... More 

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Durbanville, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks again for a most enjoyable experience at the Rhino River Lodge. We have been a few times before and we are never disappointed. Friendly staff, neat rooms and lovely food. Thank you to the ranger, Dane, for sharing his experiences of the bush with us. We will be back again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights at Rhino River Lodge. I had heard about Zld Rhino Reserve but had never been. I was very surprised. Wonderful staff, large rooms, beautiful boma, great housekeeping. Reserve neat and nice game viewing. Thank you

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay for 2 night with friends from the UK and my kids and I - the game drives were magnificent with the big 5 being present but the leopard remained elusive! Kyle was an excellent ranger who made our drives fun and informative (and we had 5 kids on our truck so he had a tough... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights at the rhino river reserve. The reserve is great with great sightings. The accommodation however is old and not looked after. Maintenance is lacking and the owners need to invest some money into the lodge. The lodge is also badly under staffed but even though our ranger, Dane, was doing 14 hour days, including doing maintenance... More 

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Address: P.O BOX 2950, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Hotel Class:3 star — Rhino River Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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