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Karula Hotel

Old Plaston Rd or R538, White River 1240, South Africa
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Karula Hotel
Ranked #11 of 29 White River B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Cochrane, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

A wonderful stopover if you need a place to stay for the night. The reception staff were extremely helpful and friendly, going the extra mile to make us feel at home. The Karula has very friendly service, clean basic rooms and good home cooking. The staff even offered to be up a little earlier to make coffee and toast for... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

We have stayed here before over 20 yrs ago. The standard remains just as high now. The rooms are comfortable and very clean. The food is excellent and plentiful,both evening meal and breakfast. A great base for sight-seeing in the area and for Balule and Kruger park.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We stayed here on our way back to Jo'burg from the Kruger, and having stayed in many hotels this felt comfortable straight away, then it was pointed out to me that this is a regular stop over for business travellers which is probably why. The greeting at reception is very friendly, the location is quiet, and the gardens voluminous and... More

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Hoedspruit, Limpopo, South Africa
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

My family ie my two boys (16 and 9 years old) and myself have stayed at this hotel at least 15 times over the last 3 years, usually only for one night at a time. From the moment we put foot in the door we are made to feel at home. The owners and the staff all know us well... More

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Sandton
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The rooms are spacious with all the amenities to make your stay very pleasent indeed. The staff at the Karula Hotel is exceptional, especially in the Dining room. We had the most pleasent stay there for 2 days over a week-end with friends .It is close enough to go to all the sight seeing places. We loved it and will... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I use this hotel for my Bussiness travel every month, due to its excellent service and fabulous breakfast and dinners and off course definate value for your money. The rooms are average but spotlessly clean. Tom and his staff always smile and thet will do their upmost to keep you happy.

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Johannesburg
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Had a wonderful week-end at this lovely hotel. Always a smile from the staff, excellent service and fabulous dinners. The rooms are average but spotlessly clean. The location is great for doing all sorts of sight seeing nearby, and especially for the golfers. Definate value for your money...thank you for a memorable week-end.

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Johannesburg
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

A month after a family illness delayed our trip we arrived at the Karula to celebrate a winter Xmas. The restaurant and reception area were beautifully decorated with Christmas trimmings. As usual the rooms were clean and comfortable. The meals on both evenings was superb and it is really nice to be served rather than queue at a buffet. We... More

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Johannesburg
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

It's been a while since we stayed at a hotel on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis so were a bit skeptical at the reasonable price quoted by this hotel on a recent visit. A fantastic room, a table d'hote (fixed menu) dinner and a superb buffet breakfast is what we received from this establishment all of which exceeded our... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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69 reviews 69 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

The hotel is nicely positioned with great views. Rooms are OK, not great, bath with shower head in it and plastic curtain, not ideal. Price was different from one quoted over the phone which was irritating. Staff very friendly and accommodating. Real bug bear was that for the price we paid, there was a note in the rooms, with the... More

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Address: Old Plaston Rd or R538, White River 1240, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > White River
Also Known As:
Karula Hotel White River, South Africa - Mpumalanga

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