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Rissington Inn

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Route R40 | 2 km South of Hazyview, Hazyview 1242, 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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a hidden gem and a perfect stop on your way to a safari! We loved the room and how quite our stay was. We only stayed for one night and there is an elephant rescue farm nearby that's a must visit. The only bad part is that the Elephant Whisper Farm seems to be all there is... More 

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OwnerRissington, Owner at Rissington Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and I am really glad that you appreciated our fine place, our great food and our fun showers! As far as Things to Do in Hazyview are concerned, in addition to Elephant Whispers, there is a seemingly endless list: rafting, quad-biking, a reptile park, horse-riding, the skyway trail, bush walks with our environmental expert, a zipline... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time at your establishment. Great rooms, delicious food, loved the picnic breakfast as we drove through Kruger National Park. Good service. The location was perfect, 10 minutes from Phabeni Gate, close to mall. Thanks, we'll visit again... The Cockrells

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful setting with amazing views.......... I had no idea what to expect as we wound our way down to the property.......... and what a wonderful stay we had........ I was the only one of our group of 8 who hadn't stayed their before - and the only South African!!!! The bedrooms are huge, very well appointed with great bathrooms... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our visits to the Kruger park just wouldn't be the same without a night at Rissington before and after. And this year was no exception. The warm welcome, spacious and beautifully appointed rooms, cosy bar and excellent restaurant are all just as good as ever and we still can't imagine staying anywhere else. This year we were travelling with some... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at Rissington after an overnight flight from London and a 4 hour drive from Johannesburg somewhat tired and a little stressed , however after a short while all the above started to fade. On checking into the Sycamore Suite the feeling of being back in Africa was sublime, any tensions earlier felt were quickly diminished. The room had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only stayed here one night at the start of our holiday to SA - just wished it could have been longer. We were given a beautiful room which I am sure had a great view but it was dark both when we arrived and when we left. We had our first meal in SA which was delicious and enjoyed great... More 

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OwnerRissington, Owner at Rissington Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Lyn. I am so glad you saw those hyena young - they were gone only a few days after you were there so you did well. A fabulous sighting wasn't it? Like little bald moles running and playing in the culvert in just the way puppies do. Magic. Getting very dry here but the game-viewing is as good as... More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Sadly we only had 1 night at the Rissington Inn, we will definately be back some time! We arrived in a monster rainstorm, which hardly stopped before we left - so much so we didn;t think we would be able to get back up the driveway to make our flight - which would definately not have been a disaster! Great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Great atmosphere and very nice decorated rooms. We got upgraded to a big suite with a classic superb bathtub, which was very relaxing. Nice staff and great meals. We really enjoyed our 2 nights at Rissington Inn. Definitely our best stay in SA

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We have just returned from a 3 week holiday in SA. We stayed here for our last few days of holiday after being in the Kruger for 7 days and what a place to stay to end our wonderful holiday. We loved it!!! Beautiful views, fab food, wonderful staff, we stayed in the Acacia room and it was luxury from... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I find that sometimes booking a place without actual reccomendation can be a surprise as a lot of places gallery shots are not a true refelction and are often very old... So i was more than happy to find that Rissington is not such a place and that what was on web is what we found.. After a hot journey... More 

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