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River Bank Lodge

20 Budler Street, Upington 8800, South Africa
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Ranked #11 of 49 Upington B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed here on route to namibia from gauteng. It has a good location by the river, and has a pleasant tree lined pool area. The room was well appointed, with a good bed and bath, and the breakfast was better than average. The price was a little higher than some other options, but I think it was worth it... More

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Maputo, Mozambique
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We had a nice experience at the River Bank Lodge. The room was spacious and unconventional (what we really liked), the lawn with views on the Orange River was very enjoyable as was the swimming pool. The owner and staff were extremely friendly. We can highly recommend this place.

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Gaborone, Botswana
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71 reviews 71 reviews
46 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Bit confused why this is in the 'speciality lodging' section for Upington, and not the B&B / Inns section, as this is most certainly in that category with those other properties listed. Generally, what one would expect from this kind of place. We paid R500 per night, for 2 persons self-catering, in a pleasant riverside bungalow with small lounge, kitchenette... More

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South Africa
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

We booked here on our way to Springbok for the night. It was last minute and we were glad they took us in on such short notice. We got to the room and what a sight for sore eyes. The rooms there are absolutely terrible. It does come equipped with Mosquito's who would eat you alive. We spent most our... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

After a long hot drive from Johannesburg (800 km) it was a pleasant surprise to arrive at Riverbank Lodge. Owner Ronel met us and checked us into a pleasant modern room with a flat screen tv and air on. The best feature was the balcony overlooking the Gariep River across a beautiful lawn and palm trees. Just looking at the... More

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Somerset West, South Africa
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172 reviews 172 reviews
32 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

I have stayed here often over the years and always enjoyed this place. It's walking distance to the restaurants and next to the river, which means great views. This also means in summer it is slightly cooler than the rest of town.

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Cape Town
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124 reviews 124 reviews
66 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2011

Perfectly located for a stopover on your way to the Kgalagadi or Namibia. The rooms have everything you need although getting a suitable temperature out of the shower plumbing is quite a challenge. The first room was rather small but the second was much roomier. Ask for a room that overlooks the river. The ones closest to the parking lot... More

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Address: 20 Budler Street, Upington 8800, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Northern Cape > Upington
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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Ranked #11 of 49 B&Bs / Inns in Upington
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Highly recommended luxury bed and breakfast accommodation situated on the banks of the Orange River. ... more   less 
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