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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very quite place, located very near to beach. The beach was nice, not bathable beach, more to a fisherman beach.But the river house was beautifully located on a river side. We only stayed one night, breakfast was good.The rooms were smaller than what we expected but it was ok for us for one night.The owner Annie and her assistant... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very comfortable base in the best region (south west) by our opinion. We preferred the active natural activities over tourist precincts. However the road to the property from the main road is rough in some sections. The property is on the river/estuary and peaceful most of the time. Beautiful views, bats overhead at night and birds. Sort walk into town... More 

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Ajmer, India
2 reviews
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

The moment we entered into this place, it was a jaw dropping experience for both me and wife. We have never imagined a place to be so calm and full of nature. All green, a river flowing in front of your room, birds chanting, hills mounted on the side of the river, what else will make it more romantic on... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed September 2, 2016

Out of all the places we stayed in Mauritius this was the most memorable one.. The beautiful view from the room, warm hospitality and amazing food, we really didnt feel like leaving. We chose to have dinner as well and they cooked some amazing home style food. Everyone here is very friendly and helpful and go out of their way... More 

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Reviewed August 17, 2016

We travelled around the whole island and had a stay for two nights in the river house. The river house is in the westcoast of mauritius with many activities around, we like this side of the island most! The river house is directly at the river and so we had a wonderful sight to the river... Its a very calm... More 

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Port Louis
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

River House is a very special place by the river, with very relaxed staff, amazing homely atmosphere and definitely the view we had in Mauritius from a room window. We stayed only 1 night during our 'around Mauritius 1st wedding anniversary trip', but we made the most of it and thanks for the courtesy of the wonderful host, we could... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Reviewed June 3, 2016

If you are looking for something different in Mauritius, the River House is for you. It is a 3 min walk to the beach. There is a surf restaurant opposite the river that is not deep, to cross ( knee deep in low tide and hip deep in high tide)The Tamarin Estate also has a restaurant, we heard. The River... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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Reviewed May 21, 2016

The River House is in a quiet community of houses between the river and the beach. What we liked was the birds that were fed each morning coming to join you on the verandah. Angela arranged for some fishermen that she knew to pick us up at the beach (5min walk) and go search for dolphins. We took snorkel gear... More 

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Oxfordshire
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Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

The River House is on a small peninsula of land between Flic en Flac and Tamarin, with the river on one side and the Indian Ocean on the other. You drive along a private road beside the golf club, past the hotel and down towards the river and there you will find it amongst a small cluster of similar homes... More 

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Rockingham, Australia
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Reviewed April 19, 2016

From the time we arrived to the time we left everything was wonderful. Angela and the staff go the extra mile to make your stay memorable. Breakfast is served on the verandah overlooking the river and mountains. Tea,coffee, juice, cereal, fruit,organic jams, crossiants, and eggs any way you want make for a great start for the day. If the majority... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the West coast of Mauritius in Tamarin famous for its sunny climate, charming fishing village, magnificent sunsets and dolphins. The River House Bed and Breakfast is beside the river and yet next to the Indian Ocean with its waves splashing onto the sands of legendary Tamarin Bay beach. Enjoy surfing, swimming, fishing from a rowboat on the river or a round of golf on a professional 18-hole golf course just behind the house. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The River House

Address: Tamarin Bay, Tamarin, Mauritius
Location: Mauritius > Riviere Noire District > Tamarin
Price Range: $83 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Deluxe double room quieter. Also stayed in standard room at other end - noise thru connecting door (loud snoring).”
 of 5 bubbles BictonB, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“all rooms have the same view.”
 of 5 bubbles 681akbarm, Sep 2, 2016 | Read review
“Best river view trough our room windows”
  • Outstanding river view from room windows
  • Romantic River House deck under the stars
 of 5 bubbles amorvan, Jul 26, 2016 | Read review
“They are all nice.”
 of 5 bubbles LizH245, Jun 3, 2016 | Read review
“There are only three rooms, so book way ahead.”
  • birds in garden
  • birds in garden
  • overlook the river
  • end room of three available
 of 5 bubbles whi3916, May 21, 2016 | Read review
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