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Rhino River Lodge

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   P.O BOX 2950, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My newly wed wife and I came here for one night for our honeymoon. We were treated so well by all the staff and were spoiled to a specially prepared dinner for us. The game drives were very informative and exciting to see some of the Big 5. Overall it was an awesome stay and would recommend this place to... More

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Plainview, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Rhino River Lodge. The staff is so nice, from the managers to the cooks. We stayed in a chalet and it was lovely. The main bedroom is upstairs with a big bed, dressers and mosquito netting. The bathroom is downstairs and was spotless - with a tub and separate shower. Last time we stayed in a regular room... More

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

We stayed at Rhino River Lodge for 2 nights after our wedding as a short Honeymoon getaway on our way up to a wedding at Jozini dam. The stay was excellent the staff were super helpful and accommodating, our accomodation was brilliant didnt need anything more but hardly spent any time in our room other than sleeping cause we were... More

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We stayed at the lodge for 2 nights. It really is value for money. Although, the lodge and rooms needs a bit if TLC and a minor "face lift". We enjoyed the hospitality of Shona, Francis, Corne and Gordon.

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Montvalezan, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Having been in the lodging business for 25 yrs I am we'll aware of how vital it is to have profession yet friendly staff. The staff here was all of that. The rangers on the game drives told us tons of fascinating information about pretty much each and every animal and bird we came across, which was quite a few.... More

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Durban
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We visited RRL exactly 2 years ago and were happy to give a 5 star review (31 May 2012). This time - although the game drives were equally good, with an excellent and knowledgeable ranger, overall the RRL experience was not nearly so good. Game sightings varied from sparse to excellent, but there were major highlights on each of our... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Maybe it's just me but these places always claim it's been a very quiet few days as you set off on a drive in anticipation of not seeing much wildlife; needless to say we didn't see much. This is a very large reserve with what felt like very few animals. That said, we did see 3 rhinos during our visit... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Having grown up with rather strict table manners requirements and being sent away from the table hungry, many a childhood meal was provided by the farm workers who gladly shared their meals with me - sitting round their fire and dipping putu pap into delicious gravy. Sharing those memories with my son led me to request this African delight for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

My partner and I stayed here for 2 nights. I had been before in 2010 and was very keen to come back. It was my partners first time in South Africa and I wanted to show him what a great lodge was all about. We had a very warm welcome from Shone, Corne and Frances. Frances was our guide and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The rooms were well appointed and the game drives were good. We were lucky to see a good number of Lions and Rhino but not the remaining three of the big five. But then wild life sighting is a chance. Saw lots of Giraffe and Zebra and Impalas. Got to see Lions mating on two consective days and that was... More

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