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    River Bend Lodge

    Zuurberg Road, | PO Box 249, Addo Elephant National Park 6105, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent83%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 3 March 2017

    River Bend Lodge is a must on your bucket list. The room was beautiful, the food delicious and the staff very friendly. They truly made you at home. Our ranger Leigh was excellent, she found all the animals and took us on a truly African...More

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    Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at River Bend Lodge. The staff were friendly, the room very comfortable and the food very good. However compared to other luxury lodges we have stayed at we were very surprised with the cost. It is pricey in comparison to...More

    Thank LiamHum
    Reviewed 26 February 2017

    Accomodation was very nice, the meals we were offered were delicious and in an breathtaking surroundings. The service was great, thank you Moses. The game drives with Elias we won´t forget in our life. February 2017, Sabine and Werner Lieflaender

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    Reviewed 25 February 2017

    The best trip and stay I have ever experienced. The accommodation and the building area was very homely and the staff most service minded and friendly. The trips in the park, especially the River Bend part of the park, was adventures... Great driving even though...More

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    Reviewed 23 February 2017

    We (two couples) had an amazing time at Riverbend Lodge. Our accommodation was excellent, with a huge room and bed...! The outside shower was a new experience - especially when buffalo are watching and monkeys are playing in the trees outside our cottage. We had...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 333 - US$ 409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Greater Addo >
    • Addo Elephant National Park
    • Also Known As
    • River Bend Hotel Addo Elephant National Park
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    Traveller (253)
    Room & Suite (25)
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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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    sheena d
    25 January 2015|
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    Response from MP_RBL12345 | Property representative |
    Good day Sheena, The Long Hope Villa is a beautifully restored farmhouse set in a private location nestled between the Zuurberg Mountains and is situated on our 14 000ha private concession of the Addo Elephant National... More
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