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The River House

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Tamarin Bay, Tamarin, Mauritius
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Paris, France
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the River House for 3 nights in the Suite. We were very warmly welcomed by Angela and a member of her staff. The room was nicely decorated and in dark wood which gives it a lot of charm. The private river terrace is very nice and we have to admit that we spent one rainy day sitting... More 

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Mauritius
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

you will love this property is you are looking for a peaceful and relaxing weekend (or any weekday..) away from hectic and routine life with your partner or friends... Angela is a superb host.. always ever ready to help out with our questions...the room is very beautiful and equipped with all necessary amenities... You will need a car to move... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Basel
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25 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
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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186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Eire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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