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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The rooms and general sitting areas are beautifully decorated, food is wonderful and the entire staff is most helpful and friendly. Elias was our range driver and entertained us with his wealth of knowledge and great sense of humor.

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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having done a safari out in Kruger we were a little nervous this might not live up to the same standards. We could not have been more mistaken and in many ways this safari was even more special. We have a young son (18 months)...More

Thank RyanDeean
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a great stay at river bend lodge in the addo elephant park. We travelled as part of the Cape Town and garden route holiday with our two boys (8 and 6). It’s been a great start to our holiday with all the staff...More

Thank epyrarw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time. The hotel and the stuff are just perfect. It made our southafrica trip to something special. We had also an amazing gamedrive wich is unforgetabel. Thx to eveybody for everything.

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2 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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Smosh
5 June 2015|
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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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