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Citrusdal, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

very nice clean place with friendly and helpful staff. you can go rest your soul and mind at this lodge. it is situated near all things you want to see and do. this stay bring you close to nature and i can recommend a stay at this lodge

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Thank Hanelie C
Kwambali_Lodge, Owner at Kwambali Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We love the peace and tranquillity while still being close to civilisation and tourist sights. Nothing gives us greater pleasure than to share this with our guests. More 

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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed there for 2 nights. Good value for money. Good service from staff. Very friendly Rooms are kind of old but clean. Fully furnished for self catering. All overlooking the river. New pool area is very nice. What I loved about this place is the sound of the river and the birds. It's very peaceful indeed.

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Thank Nobuhle N
Kwambali_Lodge, Owner at Kwambali Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're in the process of renovating all our rooms. Please have a look at our website for pictures of some of the renovated cottages - cottages 6 and 12 (six bed) and cottage 10 (four bed). We will be updating a further three cottages this year and the remainder early next year. We will also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my first review in a while but i felt i had to write one for this place. The location is very close to the Kruger National Park Numbi Gate, roughly 20min drive. We went to the lodge as four adults and two kids,, the cottages(no 12) was ideal since the kids slept upstairs in the single beds. The... More 

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Lodge is nicely situated. We had a house with 2 bedrooms on floor level, and an additional one above the living room. The stairs are steep, so not very suitable for young children, but it was very well suited for our girls aged 10 and 12. What we appreciated very much is that we could get a meal on our... More 

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Centurion, South Africa
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60 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

We were doing a road trip through the Eastern Transvaal and after a long days' driving, this place was like heaven. We could not find space at any of the other lodges in the same area, but Tracy was quick to help us and even had some good advice about activities close by. The chalets are fully equipped and the... More 

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Thank PierreDorf
Kwambali_Lodge, Owner at Kwambali Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're glad we could be of service in your moment of need and that you enjoyed your stay. We're looking forward to your next visit and hope that we will be your destination of choice this time. More 

Swellendam, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Lovely accommodation in a calm and relaxing setting. Each cottage are comfortably furnished, although it needs a little bit of updating on the interior. The braai area outside are very nice and every cottage has a lovely view on the Sabie river. Close to Hazyview with a lot of activies.

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Kwambali_Lodge, Owner at Kwambali Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. We're in the process of upgrading all our cottages, including furnishings and equipment. We hope to welcome you back soon so you can experience these improvements first hand. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Our feeling after staying at Kwambali recently were mixed. We chose this place after reading the online reviews however it did not meet our expectations in terms of facilities in the room. The location is the best thing about this place and we cannot really fault that. Beautiful exteriors, gardens, braai area, riverview and lovely birds visit the area. The... More 

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Kwambali_Lodge, Owner at Kwambali Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're sorry to hear that you experienced some problems during your stay at Kwambali. We have had many families with young children stay at the lodge and have not had any issues with beds in the past. To say that the lodge is not child-friendly because of this seems a bit harsh. Most guests with... More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

My husband and I stayed in one of the bungalows for 4 nights at the beginning of April. This was the most picturesque place that we stayed in during our 2 week holiday in South Africa. It was so quiet and peaceful, just listening to bird calls and the rush of the Sabie River a few metres away. Our bungalow... More 

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Kwambali_Lodge, Owner at Kwambali Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and will pass your comments on to our staff. We are very fortunate to have only a short winter during which the pools aren't a welcome relief from the heat and hopefully you will be able to enjoy this during your next visit. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

We spent 4 nights here during early winter and enjoyed every one of them. It is perfectly situated to enjoy what the Highveld had to offer, and will appointed, with great staff turning a holiday into a proper vacation.

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Thank Nikolaus M
Kwambali_Lodge, Owner at Kwambali Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We will share your comments with our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back to Kwambali very soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

I actually stayed here in August 2012 but it wouldnt let me select that option & I have only just joined this site. This is such a beautiful place to stay, the staff couldnt be more attentitive. We stayed in lodge 12 which was right near to the small pool. Manages to get our feet in but wasnt brave enough... More 

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2 Thank AmyMon96
Kwambali_Lodge, Owner at Kwambali Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. The new pool is looking great and is a welcome addition to the lodge's facilities, especially during the summer months. Hopefully you'll be brave enough for more than your feet to go in next time! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only four hours' drive from Johannesburg, Kwambali Riverside Lodge offers the ideal tranquil setting from which to explore the Lowveld and Escarpment. Situated 12km from Hazyview, close to scenic drives and tourist attractions and only 18km from the Kruger National Park. Four and six sleeper fully equipped self-catering cottages overlook the Sabie river. Experience Lowveld hospitality at its best! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kwambali Riverside Lodge

Address: R536 Sabie Road, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Hazyview
Price Range: $46 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kwambali Riverside Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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