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Jatinga Country Lodge

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Jatinga Road, Plaston Nr., White River, 1240 | Plaston, White River 1240, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Diamond Bar, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our brief stay at Jatinga June 2014. I visited this property with my husband and 2 teenagers and we found the host and service fabulous. Our host was Andre he provided us with excellent service and our breakfast was delicious too. Everything was fresh and cooked to order. We enjoyed the lush gardens and creek on the property.We... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Jatinga is a beautiful property set in lush gardens. The rooms are spacious and neat. Lovely old world country chic public areas. Over all it would be a really nice place to stay if it was not for the owner/hostess! In our opinion she is a major draw back to this beautiful establishment. She is loud, in your face and... More

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Kruger National Park, South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We had dinner there last night and even though the decor and setting are lovely, nothing could make up for the atrocious dinner we had. The service was non-existent. The hostess was wandering around the dining room barefoot and not once did she come to our table to ask if everything was ok. The food was appalling - it was... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay at Jatinga and would like to mention few both positives and negatives experiences we had over these few days: POSITIVES Service: - Very nice and friendly welcome - we were offered drinks (not complementary though)and were assisted with a luggage. We were a little bit earlier but there was no problem with accommodating our request.... More

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Everything about this place was great! Fantastis room, amazing garden and the best people! Wayne and everyone in your team, thanks a lot for an amazing stay! They really did there best to make our stay as nice as posible. Also the food was fantastic. When I return to South Africa, jatinga country lodge is a stop I definately make... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

My family recently arrived in White River only to find that the hotel we'd booked was nowhere close to the standard they had suggested online. So imagine the panic with having 3 hours to try and find alternative accommodation for 4 adults and 3 children - over the busy festive season?! We were put in touch with Jatinga - but... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We stayed at Jatinga Lodge for a week and were pleasantly surprised. The lodge is conveniently situated near the Kruger Park but also well situated for us to explore the beautiful areas around the park. There was not enough time to see everything! The lodge is set in the most spectacular gardens, the rooms comfortable and clean and the food... More

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Montreal, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Best kept secret near Kruger . Small boutique lodge with about 15 bungalows ( each one holding 2 rooms) dispersed in magnificient gardens . Rooms are spacious , extra clean , very nicely decorated with king size bed . Main building where dining room , bar , lobby and library are located , all offer a superb view on the... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

we stayed here in august for our good friends wedding and it couldn't have been better. genuine hospitality and friendliness and we felt as if we had left friends when we checked out. very, very highly recommended and just first class - the staff were impressive. great wine cellar and sparkling white under $15 a bottle!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

I stayed here for a wedding with my family. Fantastic rooms and service, amazing wedding reception, venue and over all package. The food was lovely, both dinner at the reception and the next morning breakfast was superb. Staff work so hard! They were there when we left at 3am and there when we wanted breakfast at 9am! Very hard workers.... More

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Address: Jatinga Road, Plaston Nr., White River, 1240 | Plaston, White River 1240, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > White River
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Jatinga Country Lodge 4*
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Jatinga Country Hotel White River
Jatinga Country Lodge White River, South Africa - Mpumalanga

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Only 38 km from the Kruger Park, Jatinga is within easy driving distance of the scenic Panorama route and several excellent golf courses. Six new rooms opened in September '05, known as the Orchard and Forest rooms. In true Colonial style, tea and fresh scones are served each afternoon with our compliments. Complimentary sparkling wine and canapes served at sundown each day in the privacy of your room, a mere taste of things to come! ... more   less 
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