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Zuurberg Road,, Addo Elephant National Park 6105 South Africa See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic 2 night stay at Long Hope Villa. The lodge itself is beautiful, and we were well looked after by Sam, Queenie and Princess. Our safari drives, guided by Evan were absolutely amazing. It was a big highlight of out trip!

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Thank annelouey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay in River bend lodge. Beautiful hotel in private part of Addo park with great food and beverages. The hotel employees were kind and helpfull and specially our awesome game driver/guide/ranger Miena!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just eight lodges here so you get a real personal service and feel properly pampered. From the minute you arrive your personal greeting includes a drink as you get out of the car, and your game ranger for your stay who also doubles as your...More

Thank Andy_n_Rhonwen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed overnight at River Bend Lodge and we were not disappointed. From the time we pulled up at the reception drive until the time we departed we were treated with superior hospitality and attentiveness. Our accommodation was exactly as we expected and luxurious. The...More

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Thank ibaker50
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We were extremely disappointed with River Bend Lodge. A 3 star lodge maybe but certainly not 5 stars!!! The only 5 star aspect to it was the price!! Expecting an extremely special stay at a very special place we were dazzled by its mediocrity!! There...More

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Thank Sue S
Response from LeilaniJS, General Manager at River Bend LodgeResponded 6 September 2018

Dear Sue S Thank you for your response. It is with great sadness to see you did not have the same experience as most of our guests. I am not sure what aspects of the lodge did not meet your expectations and I am finding...More

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Situated on a 14,000ha private concession within the Addo Elephant National Park, RiverBend is a mere 45 minute drive from Port Elizabeth. Home to an abundance of wildlife including elephant, lion, hyena, buffalo, More black rhino and a variety of antelope and over 300 bird species, RiverBend is an ideal malaria-free safari addition to a Garden Route holiday. Children of all ages welcome. Pampering treatments are available at Plumbago Spa. Personalized game drives are led by enthusiastic and experienced guides, who will ensure you have a truly memorable safari experience. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$ 377 - US$ 447 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
River Bend Hotel Addo Elephant National Park
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Addo Elephant National Park
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$ 377 - US$ 447 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
River Bend Hotel Addo Elephant National Park
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Addo Elephant National Park
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Traveller (309)
Room & Suite (33)
Dining (15)
Pool & Beach (8)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Jeanette1432014
1 November 2017|
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Response from rqf55 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as others have mentioned, you can. We did this over 2-3 days and saw some game in the Park itself, though not an enormous amount. Often we saw more game on the road from our accommodation to the entrance of River Bend... More
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Smosh
5 June 2015|
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Response from MP_RBL12345 | Property representative |
Make sure to bring the hats and sunscreen as I am sure we will be blessed with a beautiful sunny summer day. The elephants came and paid us a visit for our Christmas lunch last year, so let's hope that we are part of their... More
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Room Tips
"The one with its own pool area might be up to 5 start standard but the other rooms are very standard."
suesQ7320HF
4 Sep 2018
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"Best by far in Addo"
davidvX9998PX
5 Aug 2018
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"Cabin 7&8 have best view of water hole"
Rick_Zurich
25 Dec 2017
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"Room 1 is the honeymoon suite and benefits from a small outdoor pool and terrace."
fent
13 Nov 2017
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