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River Place Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   36a Steenbok Ave, Upington 8800, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 49 Upington B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Marteli H Stellenbosch, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
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    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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Stellenbosch, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed only one night on our way to Kgalagadi. Very nice & quiet on the river (but still close to town) Save parking for fully packed car. Great Breakfast before we hit the road again. Friendly staff.

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Ronel L, Manager at River Place Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Marteli Thank you for your lovely review. Thank you also for the staff compliment they just love it when guest acknowledge there friendliness and hard work. We are looking forward in welcoming you again :) Kindest regards Esté More

Skene, Sweden
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When staying in Upington and at "River Place Guest House" it feels like staying at home with warm and nice atmosphere and the rooms are spacious and very comfortable. The location close to the river and not far from city center makes it the perfect location.

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Ronel L, Manager at River Place Guest House, responded to this review

Good day Mr AndersSkene Thank you so much for your kind word and beautiful description of our "home away from home" Looking forward in welcoming you again hopefully in the near future. Warm wishes Este More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This accomodation is an a beautiful location with stunnung views of the Orange River. The rooms are immaculate; beautifully designed with attention to detail. The breakfast was excellent. This is a very classy place. We loved it.

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Ronel L, Manager at River Place Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Benliz007 Thank you so much for the compliments we truly appreciate it. Looking forward in welcoming you again in the near future. Kind Regards Esté More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

When you find your lodging for a winter's night on a quick trip to visit a remote construction site has been double-booked, any warm shelter will do. River Place provided much more than that. If I pass through this way again, I know where I'll be staying!

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Ronel L, Manager at River Place Guest House, responded to this review

Dear d4v3g Thank you for your warm review. We are thankful that we were able to help. Looking forward in welcoming you again in the hopefully near future. Best wishes Esté More

Dunsmuir, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

On the banks of the Orange River this is a great place to stay. Beautiful new rooms and great views. Quiet and peaceful, just what you need for a relaxing nights stay. The hosts are very friendly and provide a breakfast that will satisfy anyone. Our room had a balcony that overlooked the river where we had our evening sherry... More

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Ronel L, Manager at River Place Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Brook B It is always hart warming to us when we read our guests reviews and to know that they enjoyed there stay as much as we enjoyed having them. The sherry is definitely fully enjoyed especially now in the cold evenings ;) We are looking forward in welcoming you again in the near future. Warm Regards Esté More

Bloemfontein
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I have stayed in a lot of guest houses and lodges over SA and Internationally and my stay with River Place Guest House was one of the best experiences. The view over the orange river is superb and the steak I had was GREAT! Looking forward to my stay in June. Thank you

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Ronel L, Manager at River Place Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Okkie Thank you so much for the kind words, we are also looking forward to your next visit one of these day's. Greetings to Elanie :) Kind regards Esté More

Somerset West, South Africa
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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights and the standard here is well above most 4star rated guest houses - and fullt justified as no.1 in Upington. Received a warm but professional welcome by Ronel and Esté. Our room - tasteful and stylish interior. Spacious and very clean bathroom. Patio with braai facilities with most beautifull lush garden on the riverbank.... More

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Ronel L, Manager at River Place Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Annelize We are humbled by your wonderful feedback and "ranking"! Thank you for your kind words and we look forward to having you in our guesthouse in the near future. Regards Elmarie More

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

What a lovely surprise. Beautiful airy rooms overlooking the river. Understated, elegant, comfortable. Great hospitality, great food. Definitely the only place to stay in Upington. (No comparison to another 4 star establishment a few blocks down. If that was 4 stars, river place should score 6!)

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Ronel L, Front Office Manager at River Place Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Nicola Thank you so much for your kind words and wonderful praise to our establishment. It is greatly appreciated. Hope to see you very soon in our beautiful manor house. Kind regards Elmarie More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We stayed in Upington for one night and were fortunate enough to discover this gem on the banks of the Orange river. The room was excellent and the service was friendly and professional. Overall an excellent guest house experience. Highly recommended if you need a place to stay in Upington.

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Ronel L, Front Office Manager at River Place Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Leon I thank you kindly for the wonderful review and very kind words. I hope that our gem can shine for you again in the near future!! Kind regards Elmarie More

Cologne, Germany
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94 reviews 94 reviews
37 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Recently had a short stay at this lovely guest house to break a journey....we enjoyed it so much that we´ll not be traveling in the area again unless Ronel can accomodate us for a couple of days at LEAST. What a great place! Large, airy and very well equipped rooms, stylishly and comfortably furnished. Quality towels, bathrobes and linens. We... More

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Ronel L, Front Office Manager at River Place Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Judith Lorraine Thank you for your very kind words and detailed review. We look forward to receiving you on your next journey to the Kalahari and hope this time that it is a "powerfull" one. Kind regards Elmarie More

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Address: 36a Steenbok Ave, Upington 8800, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Northern Cape > Upington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — River Place Guest House 4*
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Experience the true magnificence of the Orange River right on your doorstep. Spectacular sunsets, whispers of flowing water and star-filled African skies offer an ambience of unequaled peace and tranquility. River Place is situated on a wine farm, yet it lies only 3 km from the Upington town centre. This exclusive guest house offers luxury accommodation with 8 individually styled en-suite rooms. ... more   less 
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