We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Rio Vista Lodge

    Stand 1062 | Monte Vista Estate, Malelane 1320, South Africa
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$88
          US$83
          SAVE US$5
          US$88
          US$84
          Traveller (68)
          Room & Suite (24)
          Pool & Beach (6)
          Pestana Kruger Lodge
          371 reviews
          #1 of 1 hotels in Malelane
           
          River House Lodge
          92 reviews
          #5 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Malelane
           
          Buhala Lodge
          313 reviews
          #1 of 10 Speciality lodging in Malelane
           
          Khandizwe River Lodge
          98 reviews
          #4 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Malelane
           
          Overview
          • Excellent56%
          • Very good38%
          • Average4%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible2%
          Travellers talk about
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Laundry Service
          Shuttle Bus Service
          4.0 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          Pestana Kruger Lodge
          371 reviews
          #1 of 1 hotels in Malelane
           
          River House Lodge
          92 reviews
          #5 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Malelane
           
          Buhala Lodge
          313 reviews
          #1 of 10 Speciality lodging in Malelane
           
          Khandizwe River Lodge
          98 reviews
          #4 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Malelane
           
          {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
          Rooms
          2 Jul3 Jul
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 4 partner sites to see rooms from US$83.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Malelane hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "0c54cee2ed3a4d1dbab137b219b93037", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1549933,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79970091],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":2,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":3,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":83,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"0c54cee2ed3a4d1dbab137b219b93037","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":88,"lowestMetaPrice":83,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":88,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":88,"lowestMetaPrice":83,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":88,"hotelName":"Rio Vista Lodge","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjBjNTRjZWUyZWQzYTRkMWRiYWIxMzdiMjE5YjkzMDM3IiwiQUlLIjoiZjJkNmNmNDQ4MjU1NDAyZTg0MTExYjc0YjY3MWFjM2IifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "02/07/2017", "checkOut": "03/07/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$83", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"40469737":"BookingCom","79970091":"AgodaIB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (100)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language

          1 - 5 of 100 reviews

          Reviewed 17 May 2017

          My husband and I stayed over the Saturday night before we went into the Kruger. We had a top floor room which was tastefully decorated, very spacious and clean. The bathroom in particular is huge and very impressive. The only disappointment was that the room...More

          Thank Shazbez
          Response from Anita B, Owner at Rio Vista LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

          Good day Thank you for your review. We appologise for the inconveince of the T.V. channels, we where not aware the decordes had lost its programmes, one we where informed we rectified the problem. Thank you once again and hope to see you in the...More

          Reviewed 16 May 2017

          We stayed in a river view room(nr 18) which was clean and simple, but very small and felt a bit crowded once the luggage was in. There was no suitcase stand or any other place to put bags. The room has no window to open,...More

          Thank L'Avenir
          Reviewed 22 March 2017

          An amazingly beautiful setting on the crocodile river overlooking the Kruger National Park. We experienced the best animal sightings from the lawns and deck of the lodge, more so than we did driving around the park! Anita and her staff are all extremely friendly, helpful...More

          1  Thank Tos69
          Response from Anita B, Owner at Rio Vista LodgeResponded 29 March 2017

          Thank you for your review. It was an apsolute pleasure to host the group. We loved the amazing humors amoungst the group. We would gladly love to host the group again. Kind Regards Anita Brodell

          Reviewed 15 March 2017

          Stayed here for two nights during a tour of South Africa. Room was clean and comfortable although the bathroom was a bit on the small side. It would have been good to have some net curtains at the window as we felt a bit exposed...More

          Thank Sumomo
          Response from Anita B, Manager at Rio Vista LodgeResponded 29 March 2017

          Thank you for your reveiw. I do appologise for the inconvience of the kettle and the hairdryer. Kind Regards Cedric

          Reviewed 5 March 2017

          a visit to malelane is not exiting and the town looks a bit old with new shopping malls etc . then You come to a pleasant hotel which is really nice and a lovely garden pleasant staff great rooms and a delightful restaurant overlooking the...More

          Thank kingsrest
          Response from Anita B, Owner at Rio Vista LodgeResponded 8 March 2017

          Thank you for your review. Regards Anita

          Pestana Kruger Lodge
          371 reviews
          #1 of 1 hotels in Malelane
           
          River House Lodge
          92 reviews
          #5 of 11 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Malelane
           
          Buhala Lodge
          313 reviews
          #1 of 10 Speciality lodging in Malelane
           
          Khandizwe River Lodge
          98 reviews
          #4 of 11 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Malelane
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$91 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Suites
          • Number of rooms
          • 17
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Agoda and Priceline so you can book your Rio Vista Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Mpumalanga >
          • Malelane
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (68)
          Room & Suite (24)
          Pool & Beach (6)
          Dining (4)
          Hotel & Grounds (64)
          Bathroom (1)
          Nearby
          Pestana Kruger Lodge
          371 reviews
          4.39 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          The Deck
          165 reviews
          .00 km away
          Duck 'n Dive Saloon
          46 reviews
          1.55 km away
          Wimpy
          15 reviews
          1.54 km away
          Red Falcon Spur Steak Ranch
          22 reviews
          1.55 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Kruger National Park
          2,178 reviews
          4.16 km away
          Leopard Creek Country Club
          17 reviews
          6.05 km away
          Kruger Pride Safaris
          54 reviews
          29.19 km away
          Matsamo Cultural Village
          39 reviews
          29.51 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          apekshaj2016
          Hi there, my friends and I are going to be flying into Kruger. How does one get to the lodge? And can you help us book/recommend a safari?
          18 April 2017|
          Answer Show all 2 answers
          Response from SuzanneDVP | Reviewed this property |
          Hello I'm not sure if I am understanding correctly. Are you landing in Kruger at Skukuza? If so I don't think you would then want to drive out of the Park (to Rio Vista). It would make sense to rent the car at the... More
          0
          Votes
          Enjoytraveltheworld
          What is the site of the hotel? or the email address?
          23 May 2016|
          Answer
          Response from Enjoytraveltheworld |
          I meant, website :)
          0
          Votes
          Room Tips
          "All rooms are good but a view of the river is delightful"
          Read review
          "all very nice"
          Read review
          "Try the African style Rondavel's for the true experience"
          Read review
          "The best view over the River would be the Lino's lodge rondavel but they are not as luxurious as the RIo..."
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing