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Floreat Riverside Lodge

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   PO Box 150, 103 Old Lydenburg Road | Sabie, Sabie 1260, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of the hotel is in the hillside town of Sabie in good reach of many beauty spots and of course Kruger National Park. From the initial booking in I was a little concerned as the reception areas garden was full of weeds and the large pots holding shrubs had tab ends in them. Our room smelled of damp... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoyed the quite and beautiful riverside setting of this lodge and our suite was spacious, clean and well-appointed. The breakfast buffet was nothing to write home about and the restaurant atmosphere was stiff and outdated. The bar-lounge area was nicely decorated and furnished but the separate bar and pool room was a bit tacky. Service was good but impersonal... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Sabie is a lovely little hill town that you come upon after the scenic drive down the Longtom Pass. Unfortunately despite a riverside location the property itself is poorly designed with no sitouts and poorly furnished rooms. The food too is way below average, but the staff is surprisingly helpful, friendly and resourceful. I would not select to stay here... More 

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Sandton
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13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I have known this lodge for the last 25 years and I must confess, my stay on 16 April 2014 was certainly the worst experience for me during all the years. The lodge is in desperate need of refurbishment! The rooms have been the same for 25 years! We needed accommodation as the weather turned on us ( we were... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We stayed for three nights this month. The rates for the old rooms are not justifiable. Our double bed was actually two twin beds pushed together with one of the mattresses in the need of being replaced urgently. Staff is friendly but there is a strange vibe to the whole place. Breakfast and dinner (buffets) are of low quality. Overall... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I was gobsmacked when I was shown our room! For the amount of money we had paid, definitely not what I had expected. The rooms are by far, below standard and definitely not what you see on their website. The photo's on their website must have been taken over two decades ago and no one has cared to take proper... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Though this cannot be described as luxurious accomodation, the staff's professional friendlyness makes up for it. The Floreat is central to town and most surrounding waterfalls, making it an ideal place to stay. Breakfast and Dinner menu and presentation was superb! Thanks you all! :)

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Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

My wife wanted something special for my birthday. So we agreed to book a night out followed by a special SPA treatment as a couple. Rooms are average and the property is in need of some maintenance and face lift. It is a lovely location and the place has great potential, but does not reflect the rating. I did not... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013 via mobile

This place is utterly bleak and average. The rooms are so grim and uninspiring, there is no warm lighting, tiled floors, ugly furniture circa 1982, no wifi, and a thick musty smell in the air I still haven't gotten used to. Its totally uninspiring. The staff seem friendly and the lounge is lovely enough but the rooms are awful. Wish... More 

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We stayed in February 2013 and were greeted by friendly staff that showed us to our rooms. The rooms are fairly standard with few luxury items. The hotel is set in lower Sabie with great views of the pine forests and quite a lot of space to roam around and a swimming pool. Some of the dishes on the restaurant's... More 

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Address: PO Box 150, 103 Old Lydenburg Road | Sabie, Sabie 1260, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Sabie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Floreat Riverside Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 65
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