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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 12 January 2017

There is a lovely view of the dam from the self-catering chalets, but unfortunately no furniture on the veranda from which to enjoy it. Within, the crockery & cutlery is extremely lacking. No bowls, no microwave plate, 1 knife, 2 forks, 2 spoons. Extremely squashy bed & poor reception on the TV. On the plus side, we did receive towels,...

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Sedgefield, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The room was extremely clean and comfortable. Pool area also clean and inviting. Comfy bed with good aircon. Reception staff member was efficient but not over friendly on arrival but the different member when we booked out seemed more amiable. We did mention that the handle on the entrance door had broken preventing us from being able to lock the...

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Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Something different for a change. Should of packed a fishing rod, get my bass fishing on. Nice and tidy self catering room or take a 200m walk to the restaurant. Good food. Bird life on the island at five in the afternoon noon is spectacular to watch. You can even pack a tent and camp if you want too aswell.

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Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 18 January 2016

I booked Waterside Lodge for our "break" on our way to St Lucia and was so disappointed. The pool area was filthy as was the pool itself. The room was barely clean though, like someone had just gone through with a light dust. The room we had, had a veranda but no table and chairs. The basin leaked. The light...

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Thank Sandra720725
Pretoria
Reviewed 18 January 2016

This is a great example of average and sometimes bad reviews on accommodation is often better than no reviews at all. On looking for overnight accommodation I came across the Waterside Lodge and read some poor reviews here. So we looked around further and found another establishment with NO reviews and opted to book in there instead. On arrival at...

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Thank DarynAfrica
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Go at your own risk. Noisy, unsafe, unprofessional and uncouth, no courteousy, worse dirty non negotiable transfer to a noisy undisciplined, dirty, reception was like a pub or drinking spot "Luxury Rooms". You can't sleep in the "Luxury Rooms" the bed is bouncing with each turn you make, thus waking up my wife. It's noisy the rooms are not clean...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 17 September 2015

We recently booked in to Waterside Lodge in Piet Retief on our way to St Lucia for holiday. We were most impressed by the facility and the staff. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the service excellent. We enjoyed the on premises restaurant and the breakfast we were served left us happy and in good spirit for the rest...

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Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Friendly welcome, clean and pleasant accommodation, dstv and wifi Comfortable family room. Excellent breakfast - fruit, toast and coffee an excellent cooked breakfast - perfect for an overnight stay. Excellent value. Thank you.

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1Thank BothaTE
Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 3 August 2015

From good service to great food(served in a one of a kind restaurant), this is a MUST!!!Great location as specially if you are traveling to Mozambique and you would like to get to the border early. I would definitely recommend this to anyone!

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pretoria
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Very friendly, clean and affordable. I would recommend this lodge for anyone who who want to stay over on your way to the coast. The food is of great value for money with very friendly staff, prices are cheap.

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Address: Church Street, Piet Retief, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Piet Retief
Number of rooms: 34
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