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Rio Vista Lodge

4.0 of 5 Stand 1062 | Monte Vista Estate, Malelane 1320, South Africa
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  • Location
    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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed and Rio Vista Lodge in September, the view from our room balcony was very nice, there wasn't much to do at the lodge itself but a great place to relax after a long morning drive in the Kruger... Which is 5min drive away from Malelane gate!! The restaurant only opens at 18:00 and drinks only at 17:00 which... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean and comfortable rooms. Air conditioning in room. Quiet area. Excellent breakfast. Beautiful view. Excellent service. Best place I stayed at in this area. Will definitely stay here again in future.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

One of those places you never sure if they will be as presented in website. But such a beautiful tranquil place. We were 8 adults and 3 children, of which one was an infant, the lodge accomodated us so well. Must admit, we were the noise makers since we had kids with. Rooms are the right size for couples, they... More

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portlaoise
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Hotel located on the Crocodile river with views overlooking Kruger Park. Great restaurant with excellent menu. Very friendly staff. Shopping centre 3k away. Kruger park entry from Malelane gate very convenient.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had a pleasant first night in SA here. Our room was spacious, clean but nothing luxury. The lodge gives a great view over Kruger park and dinner at the on site restaurant is pretty good and not expensive at all. Great place to sleep if you want to enter Kruger Park from Malalane gate the next day.

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Brakpan, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Really a lovely place - owners and staff friendly and go the extra mile. Value for money. Rooms are lovely, modern and clean. Beautiful gardens and view over the Crocodile River. Only 7 km from Malelane Gate Definitely would go back.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This was our 7th trip to Kruger and the 3rd one where we planned on entering the national park from the Malelane Gate. In the past, we had used Nelspruit as a jump-off point to enter Kruger from Malelane but this time around, we were looking for a place within a 15 min drive from the gate so that we... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I stayed at Rio Vista Lodge with my sister for the first two nights of our holiday in South Africa. It was a great start to our holiday as the lodge boasts fantastic views of Crocodile River and is located in a magnificent setting. We were greeted by a friendly girl at reception and shown to our two bedroom rondavel... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We stayed here to visit Kruger, great location to stay and visit Kruger on day trips. Reasonable value with clean bedroom and bathroom. We did stay here because it mentions the great service and hospitality, while we did get nice enough service, we didn't really get the amazing attention and extensive information we would normally get from a place that... More

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Portland
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We spent almost 2 weeks in South Africa. This was by far the most interesting, hospitable, guest friendly, convenient place we stayed at and the wild life you can see while eating breakfast is amazing. First, the facility is beautifully located right on the Crocodile River. Very, very quite and laid back. The restaurant is located right beside the river... More

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Address: Stand 1062 | Monte Vista Estate, Malelane 1320, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Malelane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Rio Vista Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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