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The River House

Tamarin Bay, Tamarin, Mauritius
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In the case of River House the heading of this review is definitely true. Host Angela is not only very welcoming and accommodating but also extremely knowledgable. She understands foreigns/tourists but also has a long history with Mauritius (due to her family). She is also an active communicator in the time between booking and arriving which was really appreciated. The... More 

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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing, peaceful and beautiful place to stay. Lovely garden at a river, only minutes away from Tamarin Beach. We loved every second of our stay and will definitely try to come back one day. However, a car is advisable when staying here as there is nothing really in walking distance apart from the beach. Still, we loved it.

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East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

such a lovely place, peaceful. very friendly staff. great breakfast. perfect spot overlooking the river and mountain. can walk to tamarin bay. we stayed in a standard room, a bit on the small side. make sure you ask beforehand how to get there as it's not exactly at tamarin bay. great stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We had at great stay at the Riverhouse. The rooms are clean and nicely decorated. And the view to the river was very relaxing. The children loved the waves in the sea (5 min walk). The Riverhouse is a good location to visit Chamarel, le Morne or do a snorkeling trip to see the dolfins. Angela and all the others... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Peaceful, romantic, secluded unique spot right on the river overlooking the mountains. Very warm and welcoming by the owner and staff. Only a short walk to Tamarin sea front for bathing and catching the waves. Plenty to do around on the west coast, highly recommended escape. You will feel in paradise!

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Eire
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Wonderful holiday on the west coast of Mauritius. This is the place to stay if you are not attracted by the resort alternative. We were very well looked after by Angela and her staff, nothing was too much trouble. Dined in on two nights and enjoyed excellent meals prepared by Angela herself. Relaxing breakfasts on the veranda overlooking the peaceful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

If you are looking for quietness, fresh air and a very pleasant view, this is the place where your search ends. Very warm and friendly hospitality by the host Angela Piat. Very co-operative staff and excellent home cooked food.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Thank you to Angela for making this a special place. We have stayed in Mauritius many times as the children have grown up and it has many happy memories for us. We prefer this part of the island as it is less developed than the north. The location of the River House suggests a rental car is a good idea,... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Stayed at River House for four nights in January 2014 after having found the hotel website online. We had stayed in Mauritius several times but we didn't know of this gem, but now we've found it, we look forward to staying there again! For the first two nights of our stay we were the only guests, but even when at... More 

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

First we would like to say thank you to Angela for our lovely stay in Tamarin Mauritius. We arrived early after a long flight from the UK and received a lovely welcome from Angela and Lucky (the dog). River House is in a gorgeous setting with amazing views of the mountain and the river and only a two minute stroll... More 

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Address: Tamarin Bay, Tamarin, Mauritius
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Location: Mauritius > Riviere Noire District > Tamarin
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Number of rooms: 4
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