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River Bend Lodge

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent facilities and first class service from Queenie,Princess,Samuel and Elias. A truly amazing couple of days spent at Hope Villa. A game drives were very personal and informative and excellent food cooked especially for us. Cannot recommend this highly enough if you want to be...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We were not sure about staying at River Bend Lodge because of the location and price. Are we ever glad we decided to stay there. Without a doubt, if you are going to Addo Elephant National Park this is the best value and the best...More

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Response from MP_RBL12345, General Manager at River Bend LodgeResponded 25 August 2017

Thank you for your kind words Leon, It is a pleasure sharing this great location with our guests and we hope to welcome you back soon. Regards, Leilani General Manager River Bend Lodge

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to take the guesswork/scary factor out of a safari, booking a private experience like the one offered at River Bend is the way to go. You also need deep pocketbooks! You can do things on your own, but there are pros and...More

Thank MCarson699
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved to be there, Nice location, very nice safaris with Christo. An Elephant came to the fence of the lodge and said good bye, when we leave. The memories will remain with us always! Thank you for your kindness!More

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Response from MP_RBL12345, General Manager at River Bend LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear arndtb2018 Thank you so much for your kind words. Its good to hear the Elephants granted you a farewell in such a special way, they are remarkable animals and we are so pleased to be a part of the memories you have created here....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Its what you would imagine. Clean, large colonial style suites/villas in (or adjacent to) the Addo elephant park. It feels luxurious, but not top, top end. Attentive, polite, knowledgeable small team. All these type of venues are expensive, but the frustration here was that it...More

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Response from MP_RBL12345, General Manager at River Bend LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jase_Ruth Firstly I would like to thank you for choosing River Bend Lodge, we greatly enjoyed having you here. I appreciate your comments and kind words about our team. I am a little confused on your comment in regards to 14% added aditional for...More

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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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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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"Cabin 7&8 have best view of water hole"
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"Room 1 is the honeymoon suite and benefits from a small outdoor pool and terrace."
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"Room 2 is quiet and away from the main area but no privacy in the outside shower"
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"Don't select the honeymoon suite in Winter as the pool is not heated and too cold to swim in (Key..."
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