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Rhino River Lodge

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Veessen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Also for a family like ours - 2 adults and 2 kids (8 and 11) -, this is a great place to be. We saw much wildlife and had close encounters with 'the big stuff'. The game drives were exciting and at the same time relaxing (and I did not have to drive!). The food was good, the staff friendly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we had a few days to explore the great rhino river lodge with its personnel, service and private game reserve. we had great, tasty and nice prepared meals we did enjoy great drives in the early morning and in the afternon to explore wild life at it's best and all was surrounded by a staff, you will really like thank... More 

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Thank Kai B
ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for this great review. As always, it is our pleasure to make your safari a memorable one. I'm am very pleased that you enjoyed our lodge, our reserve and especially our special team of staff. I hope we will be able to welcome you back in the future. More 

Sorengo, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been 2 nights at the Rhino River lodge with my husband and my two sons (9 and 6 years old). I can just say that all was perfect... the staff very friendly, the food very good , our accomodation wonderful. Our ranger, Alex, is very friendly and professional!!! We were sad when we had to leave....and we hope... More 

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Thank Moira T
ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

I am so happy to read your wonderful review. We aim to provide a safari experience that the whole family will enjoy. I will pass on your great feedback to Alex, he really is a wonderful ranger. We hope you can come back too! More 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped at Rhino River Lodge for 3 nights and enjoyed an outstanding and memorable experience that provided both value for money and a number of unique experiences. With the opportunity to complete two game drives a day and excellent catering arrangements on sit,e the lodge gives visitors a chance to immerse themselves in the bush, whilst enjoying the finer... More 

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Thank KSAtravellers
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights at the start of August and we couldn't fault it at all. It was our first safari experience and our ranger Gerry was brilliant at informing us about everything we saw. He was very passionate about his job and entertaining too! He also went out of his way to make sure... More 

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Thank Lucy B
ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

I am so glad you had such a fantastic time staying at our lodge. And great game viewing too! Your positive feedback is greatly appreciated and you touched on all the areas that we try our best to create wonderful experiences for our guests. Thank you for your kind words and I will pass along your praise to our newest... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were only there for two nights but it was fantastic. Rooms were great, food was great. All the staff and guides were very friendly and helpful. We saw loads of animals, Lions and Cheetah being the highlights.

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Thank Rawfish01
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

A group of us girls recently decided to head to the bush for a weekend away and the Rhino River Lodge was exactly absolutely amazing. From the friendly and fantastic staff to the scrumptious food and fantastic game drives we had an absolute blast! From start to finish we were assisted by the very organised, Clare. She was always willing... More 

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Thank Catherine B
ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

Wow, thanks for such a great review. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay here. I will certainly pass on your praise of our manager Clair, safari host Angelica and head ranger Kyle. The Homestead is a really special place to spend a holiday with friends and I'm glad you and your girlfriends were able to take advantage of... More 

Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We had stayed a few times at the lodge and always enjoyed. Staff, food and accommodation is always pleasant. We find this lodge is the best value for money for money in a big 5 territory, everything you need at a good price per person.

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Thank Roger R
ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for coming back! I'm so glad you find us a great value, as that is one of our main goals, to provide a private big 5 experience at an affordable rate! We look forward to seeing you next time! More 

Edinburgh
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Spent 4 nights here and loved every minute. We had the 'cottage' I use inverted commas because it is huge ! Being only 3 people we used the 2 main bedrooms which were very comfortable. The living space is massive, although during the day we tended to use the outside sitting area, it was a joy to watch wildlife from... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Staff were friendly & welcoming. They did a good job accommodating my vegetarian request. The room was comfortable & the second night of my 2 night stay, they put a bed warmer inside my bed which was very nice. However, I have had wonderful service at almost all the places I have visited in South Africa so far. What really... More 

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ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide your valuable feedback. You are absolutely correct, so much of a guest's visit is dependent upon the quality of their game ranger. I am very disappointed to hear that yours did not live up to expectations. We take these allegations very seriously as it does not live up to our... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Rhino River Lodge

Address: P.O BOX 2950, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range: $256 - $320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rhino River Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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