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Rio Vista Lodge

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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Kent
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

A brilliant overnight stay after driving from OR Tambo Airport before going to Kruger Park the following day. Pixie, the manager couldn't do enough for us! We had a lovely room with balcony overlooking the pool area and river. We ate in the restaurant that night and the food was superb. A perfect setting overlooking the Crocodile river eating dinner.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rio Vista was a welcome relief after a strenuous drive from Tofo of over eleven hours. I called them to book two rooms and was accommodated professionally. The lodge is situated on a bank of the Crocodile River with views and wildlife. The rooms are well appointed and clean. The bed was very comfortable and standards were good. The restaurant... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My colleague and I stayed over for two nights and had a good stay. The staff were all very accommodating; rooms were clean and neat. The generators worked well so we did not have to withstand the heat. The restaurant is situated right next to KNP and so wildlife spotting was a bonus; the supper was delicious (breakfast less so).... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Rio Vista is a perfect place for a stop over or for business, situate on the Crocodile river overlooking the river and the Kruger National Park, every time we have stayed there we have seen the elephants walking along the river banks, and other animals coming down to have a drink of water. The rooms are clean and comfortable! The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We had planned a trip to watch the Alfred Dunhill Championships at Leopard Creek, less than 10 mins away. What better way to end each day by returning to the Rio Vista. We were made to feel very special and welcomed. The hospitality and customer service we received was second to none by extremely friendly staff. The restaurant was extremely... More 

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Maputo, Mozambique
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

One of the best locations on a visit to the Kruger National Park south, with a wonderful view of the Crocodile river and their margins in Kruger. Nice garden to spend the evening and an excellent restaurant. Clean and quiet.

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George, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This hotel caters more for business than leisure travellers, but proved fine for a stopover. Pleasant room, excellent breakfast, all in a most stunning location overlooking the Crocodile River and Kruger NP.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

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 October 16, 2014

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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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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