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Reviewed 14 June 2018

In a beautiful spot on the Bushmans River, tucked away in verdant bushland, our wooden chalet was the perfect getaway. Peace and quiet, river views and exquisite sunsets, comfortable accommodation of generous proportions, we could not have asked for anything better. Our hosts were unbelievably...More

1  Thank marytA3133TU
Response from SimonGH, Owner at River RoostResponded 15 June 2018

Hi Mary Thank you for your comments. We so enjoyed having you and Graham to stay. Great chatting about commercial disclosure and director responsibility. It made it all relevant after the Steinhof debacle. Thank you for coming to spend your last evening with us. I...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018

If you are looking for somewhere you can truly get away from it all, this is the perfect location. The hosts are wonderful and there are thoughtful touches, like lovely bed linen, plenty of fresh towels and homemade granola, which make it that much more...More

Thank mellie246
Response from SimonGH, Owner at River RoostResponded 9 April 2018

Hi Mel Thank so much for the comments. We love seeing Andrew and Nancy and the guests they bring with them each time they return. We always seem to have fun. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in South Africa. Please send...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018

Such an open and so friendly family home with happy and contented hosts complete with a manic dog Phoebe! Ask to please stay for dinner and put your knees under their table for a delicious supper and lively conversation. Sit on the stoop and enjoy...More

Thank burleysellers
Response from SimonGH, Owner at River RoostResponded 2 March 2018

Dear Nancy, Andrew, Mel and Chris What a lovely message. We love the way each time you return you bring fantastic new friends ... you have so many!!! All the best with the rest of your travels.

Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

The River Roost is a beautiful, charming and serene place to stay in Kenton. Judy and Simon are the most warm and gracious hosts and truly treat you like family. Our car broke down as we pulled in to the River Roost and Simon and...More

Thank mroseinnes
Response from SimonGH, Owner at River RoostResponded 19 February 2018

Hi Matthew I hope you got the clutch sorted out and the "Landie" back home safe and sound. We look forward top seeing you both again... soon!! All the best Simon & Judy

Reviewed 11 January 2018

We stayed at River Roost with our two young daughters in October, and had the pleasure of experiencing both the self-catering cottage and the guesthouse. The cosy log cabin cottage was spacious, clean and well equipped, surrounded by nature and wonderfully close to the river...More

Thank maryglaister
Response from SimonGH, Owner at River RoostResponded 12 January 2018

Hi Mary Thank you for your review. We love big happy families staying with us and look forward to your return. Come in the summer when it is a lot cooler down here than in Salt Rock. We are working on the garden so there...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Kenton-on-Sea
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"The tip is to have a car or arrange your own transportation, since River Roost is beyond walking distance..."
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"All the rooms are peaceful and there is a self cater cottage too."
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"The self-catering cottage on the edge of the Bushman's River is a must. Secluded and comfortable with..."
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"room facing the river is the best"
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