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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights and had a great time. The chalet was delightful with a very comfortable bed, coffee facilities and cookies. There was interesting wildlife in camp, Nyala, warthog, monkeys and lots of birds. You drive almost 5 km into the reserve to reach the lodge but it is very entertaining with wildlife viewing on the way....

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ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. I am glad you got to spend time with two of our rangers and got a chance to not only enjoy the game drives, but also some of the wildlife in the camp as well. We certainly hope you will indeed return someday soon!

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

With 23,000 ha of unspoilt wilderness to explore, Rhino River Lodge is a big 5 territory where you will be privileged to see many species of the African wildlife. This was my first time on a game drive and it’s definitely one experience I will cherish forever. The rooms are amazing and very clean. Staff is gracious and super friendly....

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ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a nice and helpful review. It was our pleasure having you stay and I hope we are able to welcome you back in the future. It's quite a privilege to take someone on their very first game drive, and I am so pleased that you were able to...

England
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We (sadly) only spent one night at Rhino River Lodge as part of our south African holiday but it was fabulous. Lovely accommodation, perfect setting and wonderful game drives with Kyle who was very knowledgeable and pointed a whole host of animals we probably wouldn't even have noticed. would love to go back for a longer time. would happy recommend.

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Bruxelles
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We loved our stay at Rhino River Lodge! We were pampered and treated like kings by the lodge managers, the excursions to see the animals (2 per day) were super and the rangers really knowledgeable. We saw plenty of white rhinos (very very close encounters!!!), one black rhino (rare!) and several lions too (both males and females). Not to mention...

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Cape Town
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We stayed in the cottage for 2 nights just before Easter. The accommodation is great with a view over a riverbed (dry when we were there) and open to the bush so you get various animals wandering around. The game drives were really good. The ranger, Kyle, was knowledgeable and good fun. He could spend 20 minutes telling you about...

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ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your time with ranger Kyle and your walk with Dale. Seeing the bush on foot is really quite a special experience. I am very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your lunches. I will be reviewing the menus that you...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2016

My partner and I stayed here for 3 nights the week before Easter as part of our holiday in South Africa. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel completely at home. We stayed in the Cottage which I would highly recommend - it was heaven to be able to relax by our own pool all day, on...

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ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this lovely review. We agree that our private houses are one of the best ways to enjoy a bit of privacy in the bush. Kyle is a fantastic ranger and I will be sure to pass on your praise to him. I am so glad that you enjoyed so many aspects of your stay and...

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We spent an excellent weekend at Rhino River lodge, four nights and three days which went all too quickly. The accommodation was first rate, well appointed in a traditional style. Food was first class, served with friendly efficiency. We went on two game drives each day which were led by Ryan, who has a wealth of knowledge not only of...

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Bridgwater, Somerset, Uk
Reviewed 28 March 2016

When you arrive you are directed to your rooms which are well furnished with mossie nets etc lovely bathrooms with big showers, tea and coffee with homemade biscuits,the drives you go on in the morning are at 5:00am and you stop for tea/coffee and then when you get back you have a full cooked or continetal breakfast, in the afternoon...

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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Where to begin with this amazing lodge ..... It quite literally was a home away from home. My husband and I have had a few amazing trips here, but this one was finally shared with the whole family for my folks 30th Wedding Anniversary. The Rhino River Team was, as always, exceptional!! Clair & Slindile met every request and demand...

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ShannonAirton, Owner at Rhino River Lodge, responded to this review

What a pleasure to get such a lovely review. Thank you so much for your feedback. I can not tell you how happy it makes me to be able to provide such special holidays for guests like you. I am so pleased to hear how accommodating the staff were. Personalized service is what we are all about at Rhino River...

Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

We had the most amazing time here! The rooms were clean and had everything you needed! Brilliant toiletries including mozzy repellant! The food was absolutely divine and game drives found the best that there was to offer! Lovely place that I hope I can visit again very soon!

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Thanks so much for your feedback. So pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we hope you can visit again soon too!

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Rhino River Lodge

Address: | P.O BOX 2950, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range: $418 - $580 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rhino River Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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