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Le Must River Residence

5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   14 Budler Street, Upington 8800, South Africa
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Ranked #3 of 49 Upington B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014
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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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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johannesburg
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62 reviews 62 reviews
39 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found ourselves on an arbitrary day in mid-September 2014 in the town of Upington at the end of a lovely long (3000km) road trip to Namaqualand. We were there not by chance. Last there to visit close family 41 years ago, and interested to see what had become of the place, I found that nothing at all remains of... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

After travelling many hours (14 hrs, not including 2 transit stops), Le Must was certainly very welcoming and comforting. The room (single/double) had heaters for the winter, a shower and toilet ensuite and DSTV and a large double bed. Also the fact that its the closest room to the main residence means that the wifi connection was very strong (yes... More

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Standerton, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

After traveling for hundreds of kilometers, it was like arriving at an oasis when we arrived at Le Must! The beautiful, well established, well kept, lush garden was awesome. The hostess was playing her roll perfectly! We enjoyed and appreciated the tasteful and stylish interior, and every detail, that was there for our convenience! After staying at Le Must, we... More

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dirkje b, Manager at Le Must River Residence, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! It is always nice to hear that our beautiful house and garden are enjoyed and appreciated by our guests and we would love to have you visit us again on your next trip. Warmest regards More

Canada
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125 reviews 125 reviews
119 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We are a retired French couple from Canada (Montreal) and traveled South Africa during 2 months renting 31 different lodgings. This one was # 12. Superb house with gardens and view on the river. Big pool but water was not clean when we were there. Share spaces comfortable and nice. When we arrived (on a Sunday), we were greeted by... More

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dirkje b, Manager at Le Must River Residence, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us as much as you had anticipated. The room you stayed in is our budget room, thus the smallest of our 11 rooms, which you yourself booked through the internet. We make a point of upgrading our guests and you were given the opportunity... More

Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Passing through or staying a few days in Upington, do yourself a favour and stop over at Le Must on the river. My group from 5 different countries and I stayed for a night and they couldn't stop talking....The hospital Dirkje welcomed us with a big smile. We had wine on the river bank, slept in the most beautiful rooms... More

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dirkje b, General Manager at Le Must River Residence, responded to this review

Thank you SO much for the review. It was such a pleasure to have you all with us and we would have loved to have you stay with us a day or two longer. Take care and we hope to see you back here soon. More

Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

We stayed one night at LeMust Residence in Upington on our way to Namibia. We had a warm welcome by Djerke and team. The rooms are very nice. We enjoyed the stunning garden with a beautful view on the river.

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dirkje b, General Manager at Le Must River Residence, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your kind words. It is always nice to hear that people enjoyed our "home". I trust you had a wonderful time in the beautiful Namibia and hope to see you again soon. Warmest regards More

windhoek
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We need to travel to South Africa from Windhoek via Upington at least twice a year and I wish we had tried Le Must earlier. Both manager's ( Hennie and Dirkje) were extremely welcoming ( both to us and our dogs), The rooms we occupied ( nr. 4 on our way down and nr 11 a week later) were extremely... More

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dirkje b, General Manager at Le Must River Residence, responded to this review

It is so good to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and it was SUCH a pleasure to have you. We look forward to having you with us again on your next trip to your favourite destination in South Africa :-) More

Southampton, UK
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Stayed here in Sept at the beginning and end of another Kgalagadi odyssey. Couldn't have had a warmer welcome and the room was absolutely stunning (Room 1) with lovely terrace overlooking the garden and river. Both Dirkje and Hennie were extremely friendly and helpful, arranging for us to borrow a coolbox for our trip and recommending local eateries. Breakfast was... More

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dirkje b, General Manager at Le Must River Residence, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for the lovely review. We, of course, thoroughly enjoyed having your stay with us and hope you will again visit us to share your enthusiasm and zest for life. Take care More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

WE stayed over at Upington on way to Kgalagadi Park, picked this B&B from reviews, and stayed there again on the way back. Stayed in same room both times, very spacious room and bathroom, luxurious, pricey but worth it. Right on the river, amazing courtyard and garden, very peaceful (other than a festival of some sort with thumping music which... More

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dirkje b, Manager at Le Must River Residence, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it and are glad that you had a good stay with us despite the yearly festival which can be a little noisy at times. Take care and we look forward to welcoming you with us again. More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We had an enforced stopover in Upington to repair a smashed window after our Landcruiser being rudely burgled in Lamberts Bay. The amazing thing was we couldn't find a room anywhere in Upington. After numerous calls we were referred to Le Must as they had just had a very late cancellation. Our luck had changed. Djirkie the manager made us... More

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dirkje b, Manager at Le Must River Residence, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your review, it means a lot to us. And thank you for drawing our attention to the noise outside the room. We did some investigating and the problem was solved. I sincerely hope that you will again visit us in the future and not as an enforced stopover :-) Regards Dirkje More

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Address: 14 Budler Street, Upington 8800, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Northern Cape > Upington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Le Must River Residence 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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