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Roodepoort, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our school planning weekend was most successful due to the well maintained and superb facilities at this lodge. The conference center was well equipped without unnecessary disturbances. Our whole weekend was catered for by the restaurant at the lodge and the food was wholesome,tasty and well prepared. The staff at this venue were always helpful and assisted with a friendly...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 24 October 2016

My overall rating of the Olifants River Lodge is average. The 12km gravel road to the Lodge is not a pleasant experience. The overall look and feel of the Lodge is untidy and neglected. The River View Villas are O.K, but could be improved in terms of cleanliness. The lunch that we had at the Gramadoelas Restaurant was a disaster....

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1Thank Rudi O
Evander, South Africa
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Well maintained bungalows with all self catering equipment. Restaurants on site with well prepared food at affordable prices . The Sunday buffet was delicious and well presented. The heated swimming pool is clean, well maintained and just the place to relax with friends and family. Plenty wildlife all around and the birds is a lust for the eye. For the...

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Thank deonp2015
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The road to the lodge is long, tedious and if you do not have an SUV, your car shakes for about 20 minutes on your way to the lodge. We went on a couples retreat to the lodge this passed weekend & 3 of the friends in our group had birthdays. We are aged between 22 and 35, so naturally...

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2Thank Natasha S
Vlagtwedde
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Nice surroundings, friendly staff, lots of different accommodations, not so clean, food is good but not special. for children great because of swimming-pools and playground. Situated near the river where you can fish.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Aside from the very long & tedious gravel road leading to the lodge (make sure you have a light SUV or rugged vehicle) The lodge itself is in a lush green valley alongside the Olifants River. We stayed in the double-level self-catering apartment villas which had air-conditioning (only in living room downstairs) Rooms upstairs were unbearably hot even with ceiling...

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Thank Zack D
Benoni, South Africa
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Thank you to all the Management and staff at Olifants for a successful CBL conference and team build its refreshing to go to a property that can handle very large groups aswell as small executive groups and get the great service all round. The property is clean, professional and comfortable not to mention the food.....Breakfast lunch and dinner was impeccable....

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1Thank MoonsterG
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We had to attend a conference at this lodge. We had heard a few good things about it but I must say it is average at best. You can tell it has had its better days previously. First of all in this day they must have easy wifi access and this was not the case. The room we had was...

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1Thank onthego2much
Randburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 November 2015

I have never felt so welcome! Upon arrival we were welcomed in the most friendly way and all throughout our stay staff remained friendly and helpful. The lodge went out of their way to make our short stay a pleasant one and were extremely helpful with our event. This is a perfect setting for business as well as leisure trips....

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2Thank Rozeldi
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I found this lodgecto be beautiful, peaceful and relaxing. The personnel are really friendly and helpfull. They do not hesitate to make you feel right at home. From front desk, housekeeping right through to the catering staff the service was excellent.

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Additional Information about Olifants River Lodge

Address: P O Box 638, Middelburg 1050, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Middelburg
Number of rooms: 80
Also Known As:
Olifants River Lodge Middelburg, Mpumalanga
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“The chalets near the river very convenient for anglers”
 of 5 bubbles 886andrew, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“randavel or cabana's are very nice”
 of 5 bubbles willemensaskiav, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Self-catering villas with river-front view.”
  • River view from private barbecue area and balcony.
 of 5 bubbles Zack_za1, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“When it is warm... go to the room and check the aircon before paying!”
 of 5 bubbles onthego2much, 11 Dec 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely, catering from two beds up to 6 beds. I stayed in a twe0o bed "rondawel" and really loved it.”
  • Dining room
 of 5 bubbles Vlam541, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
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