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Ambience Inn

4.0 of 5
28 Wally Scott Street | White River, White River 1240, South Africa
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Ranked #7 of 32 White River B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Ambience Inn is truly a gem. My husband used to stay there when he was away for business and decided to take me for a visit. Needless to say it did not disappoint. The hosts are such warm, amazing and generous people and the entire atmosphere is so welcoming. Everything down to the finest detail is taken care of and... More 

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AmbienceLover, Owner at Ambience Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive compliments, we're humbled by your wonderful feedback. Do feel free to visit again when you need to escape the concrete jungle ! Best wishes and warm regards to you both, Issy & Hannes More 

Maputo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

If you want peace and tranquillity in the heart of the Lowveld this is the B&B for you. Ambience is situated in very secure complex in a leafy suburb of the small town of White River. It is a small B&B with only 6 double rooms opening onto a veranda facing onto a beautiful garden of almost botanical standards. My... More 

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AmbienceLover, Owner at Ambience Inn, responded to this review

Good morning, we are pleased that you had a relaxed stay with us at Ambience ! Thanks for bringing the 2 issues to our attention. The cable company has now activated international news channels. We planned to start renovating our guest rooms during this year anyway, to keep them fresh and in style. The bottom line is our beds are... More 

Maputo, Mozambique
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Ambience in White River is a haven for a traveller or business person who wants peace and tranquillity where they stay. Beautiful décor and gardens, a fantastic pool and attentive service makes a return visit a definite.

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AmbienceLover, Owner at Ambience Inn, responded to this review

Hello Carol, thank you kindly for your kind review. We're very glad you enjoyed your sojourn with us and that your overall experience of White River was good. We hope to see you another time and wish wonderful opportunities ahead. Sincerely, Hannes & Issy More 

Breda, The Netherlands
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We spent two nights here to explore the panoramic route. The hosts are wonderful; very nice and good tips for the area. The garden is beautiful. Their two dogs are very friendly. The only minus was the room. The room was ok, but it needed a good cleanup.

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AmbienceLover, Owner at Ambience Inn, responded to this review

Hi Erik, thanks for the review. We enjoyed your company too and are pleased that you had a good stay at Ambience Inn. Your feedback is important and we have now spoken to our cleaning lady with regards to keeping the rooms spick and span. Starting today, we will do spot checks in order to ensure that our rooms are... More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

I had the opportunity to visit ambience Inn with my daughter in June, we were met by one of the owners who greeted us with a very welcoming glass of the most excellent South African wine. The inn offered a most unique environment, with the most glorious gardens, their two dogs also made us most welcome, by bringing us avocado's... More 

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AmbienceLover, Owner at Ambience Inn, responded to this review

Good morning, thank you so much for your kind review ! We're delighted about your overall impression at Ambience Inn. It's very rewarding for us to have happy guests, so we are happy to pass on local knowledge and always use the same safari operator. Once again thank you and regards to Emily (?) as well. Sincerely Issy & Hannes More 

Peterborough, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Earlier this year, I was blessed with the opportunity to visit South Africa for two months and, during my travels, I happened by The Ambience Inn in White River. My cousin and I arrived there after a long day of driving. We had stopped at some attractions along the way and were tired, dusty, and ready for a long nap.... More 

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AmbienceLover, Owner at Ambience Inn, responded to this review

Greetings from the South! Thank you so much for your authentic feedback and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and our property. We enjoyed your company too and appreciate the gift of Canadian maple syrup - that was a lovely surprise. Great to know that your art souvenir brings good memories of your African holiday. Keep... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This place is so beautiful........We were immediately seduced........Surrounded by a beautiful garden(and very exotic for us, with avo and macademia nut trees among others). There is a great feeling of peace and tranquility and everywhere you look, there are all these interesting details and the whole inn is very stylish. And friendly, from the cool owners, who are very welcoming... More 

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AmbienceLover, Owner at Ambience Inn, responded to this review

Dear Dagmar, what a lovely surprise ! Thank you so much for your kind and sincere review. We enjoyed your company and it was really a pleasure for us to be of service to you both. It's reviews like yours that keep us motivated and we look forward to your next visit whenever you are back in South Africa. Very... More 

Hyderabad, India
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22 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Stayed their for a night , but was one of the best places i visited . Lush green gardens, open shower and beautifully decorated rooms and very neat and clean .. The place felt very secure and the staff was helpful . The place is a beauty .

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AmbienceLover, Owner at Ambience Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, we're pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at Ambience and that you have good memories of your visit. Thanks for your photos as well. Kind regards, Issy & Hannes More 

Maputo, Mozambique
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

A tranquil ambiance plus warmhearted hospitality equals a wholly satisfying experience. The alluring grounds and gardens, creatively decorated interiors, welcoming service and an excellent breakfast fare lead me to highly recommend the Ambiance Inn. It is a refreshing place to stay after a drive in the Kruger National Park or a trip through the Mpumulanga Lowveld. The proprietors go out... More 

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Ambience I, Owner at Ambience Inn, responded to this review

Good morning Michael, thank you so much for making the time to share your experience about Ambience Inn ! We're delighted and it's great to know that your enjoy our environment. We also enjoy having you here, your interesting conversation and look forward to your next visit. Take care Hannes & Issy. More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I spent three nights here and found it a truly relaxing experience. Well managed, rooms, garden and breakfast top notch. Garden enticing, pool lovely for afternoon or early morning swims. Great value.

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Ambience I, Owner at Ambience Inn, responded to this review

Greetings and thank you for your review, we're pleased that you had a pleasant stay with us. it's what we love doing and we really appreciate your positive feedback. Best wishes for a very good year ahead, Issy and Hannes More 

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