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    River House Lodge

    27 Vis Arend Street | Kruger National Park, Malelane 1320, South Africa
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    8/6/2017 8/7/2017
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    Traveler (86)
    Room & Suite (48)
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    • Excellent66%
    • Very good18%
    • Average8%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible2%
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    “the river” (32 reviews)
    “great vibe” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    This is an unusual place to stay with a very eclectic style of decoration. They have a lovely viewing platform right on the edge of the river in Kruger park with pool table etc. I think that to make the most of the (relatively high)...More

    Thank Catherine A
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Fantastic place ! Great location, extraordinary lodge, very good services, nice and and clean. Good starting point to visit Kruger Park by youself or in a game drive organized by the lodge. Helpfull stall

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    Response from Johan D, Owner at River House LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    So nice to get a review like this from our guests, that mean a lot to River House Lodge management and all our staff. That's why we love to do this type of work !! Thanks again, hope to see u more and more.

    Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

    Best part of Riverside is the platform to view the game coming down to the river, including an apparently punctual small herd of elephants and hippos who like to get up and walk. Otherwise, plenty of places to lounge inside. Nice dinner and cozy bar.More

    Thank KIMYEW C
    Response from Johan D, Owner at River House LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Wow yes !!! like u said " best place to relax" that is what we want at River House Lodge , for u to relax , with our "old fashioned" hospitality and food, glad u enjoyed it, hope to see u and all your friends...More

    Reviewed May 27, 2017

    Very good place to stay, love the slightly ''museum'' atmosphere about the place. Only one night so no comment on Melalane itself. Just content to stay in the hotel and have a drink overlooking the river.More

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    Response from Johan D, Owner at River House LodgeResponded May 28, 2017

    So glad that u like the " museum" feeling and drinks on the deck, that's what we want, people that can enjoy , the antiques and the feeling of our "old fashioned" guest house / lodge, and traditional food ,hope to see u soon for...More

    Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

    Had a great time at river house. I was pleasantly surprised at all the wildlife I got to see with my coffee each morning. The owner and staff made me feel welcome from the start. The decorations throughout the house gave it a personal touch....More

    Thank Leon V
    Response from Johan D, Owner at River House LodgeResponded May 21, 2017

    It is just a pleasure to have guest like u , that can sit and enjoy our "old fashioned" hospitality on our deck and see all in front of u !! that u loved the traditional "braai" for dinner , hope to see u soon...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • $154 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Mpumalanga >
    • Malelane
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    Traveler (86)
    Room & Suite (48)
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    June 23, 2016|
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    Response from Johan141158 | Property representative |
    So Sorry Jen , only received all your questions now, We only do bed and breakfast, and use local restaurant close to lodge , but better to hire a car, Thanks Johan
    Harvey B
    July 6, 2015|
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    Response from Johan141158 | Property representative |
    Dear Harvey, all precises are per room B&B. Hope to hear from u. Daffue ( Johan) Daf
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    "Luxury prices and accommodation 2-3 star"
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    "all the rooms have a river view but the higher the better."
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    "Views are exceptional"
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    "The rooms on the second or third floor will have a better view out over the river towards Kruger"
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