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White House Lodge

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PO Box 4490 | White River, White River 1240, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My reviews of our holiday places are a little late, from Sept 2014 but better late than never. WH Lodge was a great stay in every way and super value. The bedroom was comfortable with a balcony and view of the grounds, toiletries provided as were tea making facilities and hairdryer, the air con worked really well too. The guest... More 

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Maputo, Mozambique
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very pleasant guesthouse on the outskirts of White River, with a nice big garden, and peaceful views over the valley. Susann and Detlef are very welcoming hosts, and went out of their way to make our stay comfortable. For example, I was there with a friend to compete in a local bike race, and they got up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Peaceful surounding with beautiful views over the valley! Very good bed, everything you need and more, in the room and bathroom. Very good wines! Great breakfast with a touch of German hospitality! Loved it!

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Polokwane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at White House Lodge. It is located in a quiet and peaceful area. The view of the valley from the swing is stunning and I would be able to spend hours there relaxing. Our rooms were clean and comfortable and the swimming pool was crystal clear. We would definitely return and recommend it to our... More 

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Fritz Creek, Alaska
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123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

After spending 8 nights in Kruger we decided to spend our last night in South Africa at The White House Lodge, close to the airport. To our delight this was an excellent choice., The grounds, the room, the breakfast, and the customer service were all great! We needed to make some arrangements and Susann was gracious enough to make some... More 

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Woking
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The owners were really helpful before we even arrived in South Africa. This was to be our first night in South Africa and being a bit apprehensive about it the owners were very accommodating by arranging dinner for us. This was lovely home cooked food. This was our first experience of these South African Lodges and we were highly impressed.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Excellent, beautifully maintained accommodation. Wonderful attentive hosts and serene surroundings. Breakfasts are 5* at this lodge and freshly cooked to order. Thank you so much for a most relaxing week! Good access to local shops

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Nootdorp, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Lodge with beautiful garden and a terrific view. Location is excellent to start or end the Panorama route and visiting the Blyde River Canyon as well as the Kruger National Parc. Excellent breakfast and lovely host.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We (unfortunately) only stayed at the White House Lodge for one night but we really enjoyed it. We were very warmly welcomed and once they found out we had to leave before breakfast to catch our flight, they immediately deducting that from our bill (a completely unexpected and kind gesture). The garden was beautiful and the children enjoyed the pool... More 

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Alexandria, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Food was excellent and was served when we wanted it. Service was excellent; we were picked up at the airport immediately. Owner was knowledgeable about the flora and fauna of the area. There was nothing we didn't like about the guest house. Our first night in South Africa was great.

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