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River Bend Lodge

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“long hope villa”(22 reviews)
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5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

great experience! Only sad that I forgot to buy the silver dung beetle which I saw in the reception area! Field guide was excellent, we learned a lot about behavior of the animals and we enjoyed the safari breaks in the park! The staff in...More

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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

Thank LeonNoel7
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 yesterday

Stayed here for 1 night which wasnt enough! Had the honeymoon suite which had its own private plunge pool and was a beautiful room. We went on an afternoon game drive and also a morning game drive and both were amazing experiences! The game driver...More

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Thank Sue Q
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent facilities and first class service from Queenie,Princess,Samuel and Elias. A truly amazing couple of days spent at Hope Villa. A game drives were very personal and informative and excellent food cooked especially for us. Cannot recommend this highly enough if you want to be...More

Thank lynda s
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to take the guesswork/scary factor out of a safari, booking a private experience like the one offered at River Bend is the way to go. You also need deep pocketbooks! You can do things on your own, but there are pros and...More

Thank MCarson699
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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Spa
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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US$426 - US$520 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$426 - US$520 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Jeanette1432014
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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Response from MP_RBL12345 | Property representative |
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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