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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights in room 10. We didn't enjoy the stay at all, because there were too many lowveld insects along the riverside. I understand that the lodge is situated in the low veld and all that, but it's not a place for people unaccustomed to bugs.

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

As you rightly say bugs are a part of life in the Lowveld. Fortunately they are for the most part harmless and can be dealt with by using one's common sense. For example we advise guests not to leave all the lights on at night with the doors and windows open, which is an easy way of solving this 'problem'....

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this lodge for a week for my husband's birthday. Tracey and Barry were amazing hosts and even though it was not peak season they did everything in their power to ensure that we were comfortable. The staff are very efficient, well informed about the area and very pleasant. We will indeed return at the next opportunity and...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments about your stay at Kwambali. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and trust that your husband's birthday was very special. We will pass your comments onto our staff and look forward to your next visit.

Nigel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An relaxing place to unwind and close to all attractions in the low veld. Well equipped cottage and neat gardens. Loved the new pool and braai area. Enjoyed the birdlife and walking along the river side.

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Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed October 26, 2016

A lovely stay with very friendly staff in beautiful surroundings. The accommodation is pretty modern, beautifully decorated. I certainly would recommend a stay at Kwambali. All the staff we encountered were friendly at all times

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

Thank you for your comments. It was a pleasure having you as our guest and we trust we will see you again in the near future.

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Kwambali Lodge is located close to all amnesties. Induna Adventurous completed my excursions. We really had fun and some refreshing outing. The cleanliness of the area outside...pools, the yard, the restuarant and all other facilities and the cleanliness of the room too is really something that makes one to consider coming back soon. We really had enjoyable moments!

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

Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon.

Citrusdal, South Africa
Reviewed September 26, 2016

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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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.

Reviewed August 29, 2016 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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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...

Reviewed August 29, 2016

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...

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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...

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Centurion, South Africa
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...

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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.

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Amenities

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  • 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
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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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 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kwambali Riverside Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Perhaps there could be just a few more handy kitchen utensils.”
 of 5 bubbles vanessamO2224RJ, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“Choose Cottages 1 -6 if you want a good view of the RIver. But South side cottages if you want quieter rooms and space.”
 of 5 bubbles SelectorT, Aug 29, 2016 | Read review
“We loved our bungalow (which I think was no.5) but all the bungalows looked lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles KChristou, Jun 9, 2016 | Read review
“All cottages have river views”
 of 5 bubbles hannesb555, Apr 10, 2016 | Read review
“No complaints. It is not a 5 star resort but then a 5 star would would spoil the experience out there.”
 of 5 bubbles francoisr500, Oct 18, 2015 | Read review
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