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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 September 18, 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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3 hotel reviews
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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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

We arrived to be checked in swiftly by a lovely lady and then given a show around of the beautiful hotel. We decided to eat in sports bar area that night but they had a conference on and the crowd was very noisy, so Jones said we could eat in the restaurant and still eat of the bar menu, which... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

We stayed here in 1998 on a trip to Kruger and the hotel has made some changes however for the most part there is little exciting to report. The rooms are sparse, the towels almost worn out and the food just so-so. This is definitely a two or three star location. Most of the people in our section of the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay at floreat. For a 3 star accomodation we never expected much but were suprised. The staff were nice and the rooms were clean and tidy. The food was nice really enjoyed ourselves we'd go back anytime!!! Thank you FLOREAT. :)

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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
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Hotel Class:3 star — Floreat Riverside Lodge 3*
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Florea Riverside Lodge have 65 en-suit rooms,2 honeymoon suites,5 executive rooms, 8 self-catering chalets / equipped with guest amenities- air-conditioning-telephones Free Wi-Fi & Internet, E-Tv SABC 123, Movie, Sport and kiddies channels. Groups Weddings Conference ... more   less 
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