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Zenzele River Lodge

Pienaars River Road | Rust de Winter, Rust de Winter, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nyain S Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went as a group of friends and the setting is very tranquil and rustic. Very relaxing and just over an hour away from Johannesburg. We would definitely recommend this place if you're keen for a weekend away. The staff are very friendly and extremely helpful and accommodating, especially Cashin and our game ranger. Actually everyone at the lodge made... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We stayed for 5 nights at the Zenzele River Lodge in February 2014. During most of our time we were the only guests. Only one other night there was another couple with their two grandchildren. We absolutely loved the chalet. It is spacious and clean. The bed is very comfortable. Outdoor shower was awesome, sunbeds on our beautiful deck. We... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem. Do yourself a favour and go! The manager and her team are awesome. Kashin took great care of us,and Thabangs cooking was out of this world!! They think of everything. A place to go when you dont want to be found. Peaceful bliss -Kudzai

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Groblersdal, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We had the most wonderful experience with our wedding at Zenzele. The staff were always friendly and extremely helpful. They made my wedding a day to remember. Everyone had a lot of complements for the wonderful food.....they have an excellent chef! You will never have regrets when you choose Zenzele for your wedding of even just for a weekend.

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London UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

A fabulous setting, beautiful and unique lodges and charming, warm, welcoming and informative staff and Owner/ host. We attended a weekend birthday celebration here and enjoyed every minute- a magical and stunning place. As a vegetarian I ate extremely well and nothing was too much trouble for the Chef and is team; his surprises proved to be excellent! Our lodge... More

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Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Definitely a place to go back to. Décor in the rooms are beautiful and more than expected. It is good to know that a lovely, relaxing place like this is so close to a very busy lifestyle. We enjoyed the hospitality and the good food.

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This is a quality bush retreat only an hour from the city. The standard of the facilities is first class, the luxury chalets are just that and beautifully appointed. The staff are courteous and attentive and ably led by the GM Petro. the food is excellent. The valley itself is a delight with both early morning and afternoon light lighting... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I will recommend this lodge if you need to get away from the demands of city life and cel phones. It is so relaxing to lie on your deck overlooking the river and listening to the bird life. Make sure that you pack your camera with a zoom lens and a bird book. The service is great and our chalet... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

Unbelievable experience, everything you could dream of is catered for. Definitely go back repeatedly, as often as possible. The fireflies were an unexpected treat, which are apparently a constant at the lodge. The staff were all very helpful and welcoming, willing to assist were possible.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

What a fantastic experience my family and I had at Zenzele River Lodge, we stayed from the 23 - 28 Dec 2013, over the Christmas holiday. Zenzele has a great relaxed atmosphere, the Staff were always ready to help and so friendly, the rooms were amazing with river views, giant bed, an outdoor shower and a fire-pit. We took walks... More

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Address: Pienaars River Road | Rust de Winter, Rust de Winter, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Rust de Winter
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Zenzele River Lodge offers you an experience in the wild African bushveldt, the Luxurious way. You can go to sleep with the cries of the wilderness on your door step and wake up with the harmonious sounds of the fish eagles hunting in the open skies. Be blown away by the astonishing sun rises and sun sets that colour the sky, using the pallet of mother earth whilst sharing stories around the boma fires. You become one with the elements of nature and in the same breath Zenzele River Lodge will give you an experience that will stir your soul. Zenzele River Lodge (600ha) near Pretoria is the most aesthetically pleasing game ranch and lodge, situated in the breathtaking and malaria-free bushveld region - Rust de Winter near Pretoria, South Africa. It is less than an hour’s drive form Pretoria, situated in the Limpopo province. Zenzele River Lodge game drives offer the most spectacular view of different kinds of wildlife, both fauna and flora. We invite you to luxuriate in the peace and come and soak up the tranquility, warmth and excellent service, that the exquisite Zenzele River Lodge has to offer. ... more   less 
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