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Rhino River Lodge

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P.O BOX 2950, Hluhluwe 3960, 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at Rhino River lodge made our first stay at a game reserve a truly magical and unforgettable experience. All of the meals were 5 star (in taste and presentation), the service was amazing and the bed was one of the most comfortable ones that we have ever slept in! Our tour guide was Alex, who had a wealth... More 

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

We spent a weekend at the Lodge recently, and were very impressed by the attention to detail and overall quality of the experience. Our ranger was Alex, who was brilliant, and we were looked after at the table by Bonnie, who was efficient and had a great sense of humor. Game sightings were excellent, the highlight of which was a... More 

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

I will recommend Rhino river lodge to anyone who enjoys excellent food and excellent service. You will not be disappointed by staying at Rhino river lodge! We are already booking our next trip to them!

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

Stayed over 3 nights and had a wonderful time, the staff are friendly and food excellent, the drives where the best, and the rangers excellent, the accommodation was lovely and we had a good rest, would love to stay there again

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a superb time! Wholesome meals and great service. Our ranger Alex had a wealth of knowledge and was superb with our 7 year old daughter who bombarded him with questions, many that weren't related to the bush or animals that we were privileged enough to see! Highlight for me was the most amazingly comfortable bed that I've ever slept... More 

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

I was left speechless at the care that was taken to make our 10th anniversary even more special. A wonderful romantic getaway. The lodge's staff make this resort a cut above the rest, with a sparkling pool and always groomed lawns. One feels relaxed the moment you enter. Thank you to all that made our stay so wonderful.

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Shannon C, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for celebrating your special anniversary here with us at Rhino River Lodge. A big congrats on 10 years together. I am so glad that you two had a special time. I hope we see you again on many more anniversaries to come! More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We stayed for 3 days, 2 nights. Was a great drive from Durban and easy to find. From the second we pulled into the property we felt like we were on safari, 100m from the gate we saw Giraffe. The accommodation was neat, clean and comfortable. The villa was basic which added to the feel of the stay, fire pits... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My husband and I recently stayed here for our anniversary weekend. The lodge went out of their way to make our weekend special and memorable, including a private dinner set up for us by the pool. The accommodation is lovely and the food was outstanding. We enjoyed our game drives with our knowledgable driver Francis.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Really awesome game drives. Saw plenty amazing sightings. Garrick our Ranger was hugely informative during our drives, interesting facts about the trees, spiders, beetles and of course the big five!!! what lacked at the lodge compared to other boutique lodges within this league were the little things like expert service, self service coffee stations round the clock, lounge/bar snacks. All... More 

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Shannon C, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Greg, Thank you very much for your review of Rhino River Lodge. I am sorry to hear that you did not experience expert service during your stay. We take this complaint very seriously and are going to be undertaking further service training with our staff with immediate effect. There are coffee stations located in each room/unit but I suspect... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Stayed two nights here with a bunch of friends who are all from overseas! We all had an amazing time, with incredible game viewing! Kyle is a top class ranger who was able to track some elephants which resulted in a very special close encounter experience! The accommodation is very comfortable and rustic, the food was delicious, and the people... More 

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