We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 10 White River hotels

Jatinga Country Lodge

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Jatinga Road, Plaston Nr., White River, 1240 | Plaston, White River 1240, South Africa
Hotel amenities
Jatinga Country Lodge
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 2 more sites!
Save
You added Jatinga Country Lodge to your Saves list
Ranked #5 of 10 Hotels in White River
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tomas S
Write a Review

55 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    24
    20
    6
    3
    2
See reviews for
12
31
1
5
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (8)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (55)
  • Mar-May only
    (11)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (11)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (15)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (18)
All months
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The choice we made was perfect. When we arrived we began feeling as we were in the middle of the jungle, but in the most elegant way. The rooms were very cousy and the service was amazing. At dinner time I did not want to leave because the food was outstanding too.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
AndreDuPreez, Manager at Jatinga Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tomas S, Thank you for your positive and kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and it is greatly appreciated that you took the time to let us know. We hope to welcome you back soon! More 

Pretoria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Before posting this review, I have read the previous reviews given and to be honest; I am starting to wonder if we have visited the same place. We have stayed over at Jatinga on a few occasions and can honestly say that is nothing less than a brilliant experience. Not only was the staff extremely helpful, but the rooms in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
The Netherlands
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We ha've stayed in this lodge in November and we are not very happy with the choice of this lodge. The main reason for this is that the new owners are not friendly to their staffmembers. The water in the swimmingpool didn't look clean. This is a lodge with a lot of opportunities, but the owners don't use the opportunities.

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Johannesburg, South Africa
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

Jatinga – Boxing Day We have revisited Jatinga on the Boxing day 2014 (Our last stay was during Easter Holiday 2014) and this is my updated review. We were really looking forward to our long weekend away. Due to Jatinga’s good location and beautiful surrounding we decided to revisit (even though the price seemed very high in comparison with other... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Brentwood
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We stayed at this colonial style property for one night. It has new owners (Andre and his parents) who have a long job in front of them. It was like living in someone's home as they were so welcoming and their service was excellent but the rooms need a full redecorate (bathrooms were fine though) and although the gardens are... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Placed i the nothing we unfortunaly spend two night there. The food was orribile in the dinner (the starters was something from the despar warming by micro, the soup was maded with the beacon from the breakfast and the dessert Also industry maded) and Also in the breakfast (old fruit and industry yogurt). The waitress were scarred by the owner... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
South Florida
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Jatinga Country Lodge has the feel of a colonial hideaway. It is set in beautiful and well maintained gardens. The rooms are spread around the compound in small cottages. The one I stayed in had a very high, peaked thatch roof. The rooms were large and clean, but all felt a bit dated and out of time. The food was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A beautiful tree lined driveway is the first thing you notice at Jatinga, a charming hotel with a genuine colonial homely feel. The rooms are lovely and quaint with gorgeous bathrooms, large beautiful baths and indoor as well as outdoor showers. Food is all deliciously fresh, portions are large, beer is cold and a good selection of wine. The hosts... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Los Angeles, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

From the moment we drove up the long drive to the sweet sorrow of parting two days later, it was an absolutely wonderful experience. We spent two nights and had much of our time planned before we arrived, now I wish we had decided to just spend the day at the hotel. The grounds were spectacular and the staff was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Diamond Bar, California
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Jatinga Country Lodge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Jatinga Country Lodge

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*
Number of rooms: 17
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, EasyToBook, Tingo and South African Hotels so you can book your Jatinga Country Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Jatinga Country Hotel White River
Jatinga Country Lodge White River, South Africa - Mpumalanga

31 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (30)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (9)
Viewed
Room/suite (10)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (8)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay