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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place along the river with crocs and hippo’s. We had the Kingfisher Lodge, a beautiful, modern hoise with two bedroomd and a double shower and spacious terrace. A beatyful place to stay and very comfortable. It’s 40 minutes from Kruger (Phalaborwa gate).

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Response from Wessel-Bushriver, General Manager at Bushriver LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Good morning, and thank you for the lovely review. I am glad you enjoyed stying in our Kingfisher Cottage.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 7 days and the hospitality, the food, the service, just everything was great! The place was very beautifully and friendly. There are many animals to see here too! Like giraffes, crocodiles, hippos!

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Response from Wessel-Bushriver, General Manager at Bushriver LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the lovely review. I am happy to see that you enjoyed the stay and trust we will see you back in the future.

Reviewed May 8, 2018

It really exceeded my expectations. I would recommend the private suites as they are bigger and you can have your own space. The communal kitchen was actually very well organised and worked well. The location was so beautiful and all I wanted to do was...More

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Response from Wessel-Bushriver, General Manager at Bushriver LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to write us such a lovely review and your suggestions to future guests. You are welcome anytime to come and relax.......

Reviewed May 8, 2018

The River house is lovely and the surroundings stunning. The Lodge is situated close enough to town should you feel like driving around. Wessel and Ursula went out of their way to make our stay memorable. We will definitely visit the Lodge again and will...More

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Response from Wessel-Bushriver, General Manager at Bushriver LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your recommendation and kind words. It is much appreciated.

Reviewed May 7, 2018

Good locations , Very nice rooms river view , you can spot crocodile from you balcony. Very kind people On the day of a arrival we have seen hippo. )) On the same time very relaxing and quite . Cosy atmosphere by the fire place...More

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Response from Wessel-Bushriver, General Manager at Bushriver LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you kindly for the review. Our lodge truly is very homely and cosy and I am glad you have had the opportunity to experience that.

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Clarissa Z
April 11, 2018|
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Response from Wessel-Bushriver | Property representative |
No it is not
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Ynez R
July 19, 2016|
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Response from Wessel-Bushriver | Property representative |
Good afternoon. Unfortunately we cannot allow fishing as this is a conservation area and further also very dangerous with the crocodiles and hippo's.
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Kunal888
June 11, 2016|
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Good afternoon. Eastgate airport at Hoedspruit is closest. Yes we do have a restaurant on the premises. You should just let us know beforehand if you want to include meals. Kind regards Wessel
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"The River Lodge has a nice little pool and a great outdoor area - and was where we saw hippos."
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"Hlatifula room 3 or 4 if you don't want to cook, Riverhouse is the nicest for self catering"
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"Riverhouse, wonderful view."
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"Room 1, very large and overlooking the river"
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