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iNtaba River Lodge

P.O.Box 190, Port St Johns 5120, South Africa
iNtaba River Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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King William's Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

A superb accommodation facility, conveniently situated about three kilometres from town. The seemingly Buddhist atmosphere is pleasant, with well kept grounds around the thatched bungalows. The facility is situated on the banks of the majestic Umzimvubu River and provides for the guests who like boat rides & rowing. An excellent facility even inside the rooms.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Excellent Hospitality. Great location and setting among the mountains. Some of the roads are rather rugged-great for off road vehicles-not so much for luxury sedans. The town is rather rural however the Lodge makes up for the lack of urbanisation. The food is excellent, there is adequate activities if you enjoy exploring nature and hiking. The airstrip is a must... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

After a 5 or so hour Drive From the North Coast of KZN - the busy towns, potholes & roaming cattle along the way, we were fairly amused as we approached the sign that said 133 bends to the PSJ Super Spar. We couldn't really keep track of the number of bends, but we really did enjoy the scenic drive... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The lodge is on the wide riverbank and has a beautiful outlook over the river to the mountains. Thatched buildings with rooms that are very comfortable. Good security, fenced and gated and the grounds are well kept. Enjoyed the meals and some of the ladies on staff gave us a concert with local songs and dances. Wished we could have... More 

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Maputo, Mozambique
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We were at the lodge for two nights during our trip from Maputo to Capetown. The lodge is very well situated: at the river, between beautiful mountains and is a warm welcome with its tranquility. Nicely located for discovery trips in the area. Hospitality was great. Although they were rebuilding part of the lodge due to the recent floods one... More 

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights in August 2012 and would thoroughly recommend iNtaba river lodge to families, couples and friends alike. As it was the low season we were upgraded to a superior room which was tasefully decorated and very comfortable. The food was wonderful and even though it rained during our stay the owners were very eager to... More 

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Shelly Beach, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

Arrived on 13/07/2012 and departed on 15/07/2012. We had an awesome experience at the lodge. The staff were freindly and experienced. The food was excellent. The rooms were neat and comfortable. The boat cruize was an unfogetable experience. The view of the river and the hills beyond was breathtaking. Our expectations were fully met. This is the best resort that... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

If you want to experience great hospitality in a great setting in Port St.Johns, then go to N'taba River Lodge. The setting is awesome and one can feel the African experience. Nestled between mountains and on the river's edge, this lodge has spectacular views. The setting at night is so blissful and relaxing with lights focused on some trees. One... More 

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Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

We stayed in a chalet that comprised 2 double bedrooms with an interleading door which gave our 8 year old a room of his own and we didn't have to squash together in 1 room. The chalets we stayed in have a thatch roof and little stoep to sit on and enjoy the view. Each room i sfurnished pleasantly and... More 

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

As a UK Travel Agent - travelling to South Africa on a self drive. I started my journey in Durban on route to Port Elizabeth. We were recommended to break the journey in Port St Johns at iNtaba River Lodge. Drive from Durban to Port St Johns 360km which took us 4 hrs to get there. Car parking is not... More 

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