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andBeyond Exeter River Lodge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The associates that work there are excellent and have a great feel for the animals. Lodge was sold during our stay. The common areas were first class. Our room had its own pool, not heated, out door shower, excellent, but rooms were a little shabby and worn for the prices they charge. Animal viewing excellent. We saw recent lion kills... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was superb. And apparently they are upgrading soon! Personal pool on deck, large rooms and a living area in our room. We enjoyed the meals, but would have liked the option of group dining. Several on our drive would have enjoyed dining together too, on occasion, but it was never set up that way. Craig is the best guide.... More 

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Genappe, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there for 3 nights. 3 amazing nights! We had the opportunity to see so many animals... 8 elephants came to drink in our swimming pool. ( there is a private swimming pool pr room). They came from nowhere and came to drink.... It was an amazing experience. Every day, your have some impalas, waterbucks, nyala coming along your... More 

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large, luxurious villas with private pools and views. the staff and guides are very competent and friendly. We saw the Big 5 multiple times during morning and evening game drives. Meals were prepared well and they were gracious about accommodating dietary preferences. While they provide lap robes and hot water bottles for morning drives in winter., having a knit cap... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The reception was welcoming and friendly. We were there when it was very dry, so not much happened at the river. Guides and personnel very helpful. Chalet spacious and luxurious. The food was exotic, but tasteless and could be so much better. We saw buffalo, elephants and leopards, but I kept on feeling that these were almost canned with bait... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This will be lengthy but this lodge and its people deserve the time. We chose River Lodge because we were traveling during dry season and well, its on a river which we thought would gather animals. We couldn't have been more correct. Upon arrival we were told we had to be escorted as a leopard had made a kill last... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

I cannot say enough about our experience at the Exeter River Lodge. Everything about our stay was superb! The staff are wonderful and go out of their way to make your stay as top notch as possible. The location is absolutely fantastic and to be able to sit in a plunge pool and watch elephants playing in the river in... More 

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Pelham, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Wow. This safari camp was perfect, and went above and beyond anything that was expected. The villa that I was in was extremely large, and had a private plunge pool for each villa. These villas had heat, air conditioning, heated running water, a bath tub, and indoor shower and an outdoor shower. This camp was also very secure, every window... More 

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Knysna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Our third visit - and it just remains one of the best Safari locations and experiences in Southern Africa. The game viewing is superb and our Guide Mac is just one of the most experienced and professional guides we have had the pleasure of traveling with. The lodge is just so luxurious and an absolute treat to live in the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We met two honeymooning couples during our stay, and no wonder--this place is gorgeous, luxurious and flat-out romantic. This was the second of three AndBeyond Lodges we stayed at over seven nights, and while we loved them all, this was our favorite. The rooms (houses?) are enormous--with indoor and outdoor showers, soaking tubs, a sitting area, foyer, private plunge pool... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In spite of the dry name of the river on which it is located, there is nothing arid about warm and welcoming andBeyond Exeter River Lodge. Perched on the edge of the Sand River, this tranquil lodge is the perfect safari retreat, boasting spacious riverside suites, Big Five game viewing with excellent leopard sightings and the perfect amount of privacy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about andBeyond Exeter River Lodge

Address: P.O. Box 2060, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Price Range: $6,600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — andBeyond Exeter River Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Exeter River Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
AndBeyond Exeter River Lodge South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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