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Rhino River Lodge

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“game drives”(135 reviews)
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Our visit to Rhino River Lodge was part of our 10th wedding anniversary celebration, Having stayed there 4 years earlier, we were hoping for a repeat of the high standards. This time we stayed in The Cottage - beautifully furnished with its own pool and...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

The staff at Rhino River Lodge are without exception friendly and accommodating. The rooms are clean, the beds comfortable. The meals were very good. Our guide, Murray, managed the perfect balance between pursuing big 5 sightings and drawing our attention to the smaller (and often...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We were over from the UK and staying with family in Durban when we decided to book a last minute stay at Rhino River Lodge which was recommended to us. We got very lucky and I think only got a room because of a last...More

Thank Katie O
Response from ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River LodgeResponded 1 December 2017

Thank you so much for your review. It sounds like you had a wonderful experience. Unfortunately little Sizzles and Peanut are no longer at the lodge as they have moved onto a space where there are no tourists as they become mature warthogs, but it...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017

We recently visited Rhino River Lodge as part of a "Taste of Sth Africa" trip that we went on. This place is fabulous! The staff are young & enthusiastic, nothing is too much trouble & the food was very good too :-) Accommodation is just...More

Thank Sheena599
Response from RhinoRiverLodge, Manager at Rhino River LodgeResponded 15 November 2017

Dear Sheena, Thank-you so much for this lovely review. I am delighted to hear that the staff looked after you so well and that our lodge met your needs. Having reviews such as your's truly motivates us to keep doing more. It sounds as though...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

This is my second visit at Rhino River Lodge my main objective being bird photography. I was not disappointed! Not only I could obtain good potos of many nice bird species, but I also managed to make some good shots of the big five, particularly...More

Thank jac2spe
Response from RhinoRiverLodge, Manager at Rhino River LodgeResponded 15 November 2017

Dear Jacques, Thank-you for this great review, it is always nice having our return guests come back and be satisfied each time! I am happy to hear that Murray was a great fit for you. with him being one of our youngest staff members it...More

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Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Pool
Restaurant
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US$319 - US$416 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$319 - US$416 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Michael B
9 March 2017|
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Response from ShannonAirton | Property representative |
Absolutely, we can flex the rule by a few days ;-) However, any young child's (even over the age of 3) participation on game drive is subject to their behavior...not endangering or disturbing the animals or other game drive... More
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507philip
30 November 2015|
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Response from RhinoRiverLodge | Property representative |
Good evening, Thank you for your enquiry. Yes we could accommodate a family such as yours in either one of our family chalets or in the cottage house! If you choose the family chalet your 11 year old boy would be... More
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"We stayed in a family room, which has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Very comfortable and quiet."
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"If a big group go for the homestead, so worth it."
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"Homestead is more private with plenty of space to relax and great game viewing opportunities from pool deck!"
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"The cottages are ideal for families or larger groups."
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