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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I chose this guesthouse based on the TripAdvisor reviews and I was not disappointed! I was only in Mauritius for two nights on my way home to London from Madagascar and I could not have chosen better. I arrived very late but Angela immediately made me feel at home. My room was in the main house and in the morning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My husband, daughter and I have just come back from a most memorable stay at the River House. We opted stay here for the last four nights of our two-week stay in Mauritius and with the intention of doing precious little but just relax and enjoy the surroundings. And boy, did we get that in loads. This little place is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

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 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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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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