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Kariega Game Reserve - River Lodge

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“river lodge”(46 reviews)
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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Multilingual Staff
Spa
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4 Star Hotel
Nestled on the banks of the Bushman's River, this Lodge is unique in that it connects a Big-5 Kariega Game Reserve to the sea. Our optional daily boat cruises ferry guests through the quaint sea side village of Kenton-on-Sea. Inside the Lodge guests can find a quiet spot in one of the...
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R 343 | Between Alexandria and Kenton-on-Sea, Near rural route R72, Kenton-on-Sea 6191, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in the Main lodge in a 3 bedroom lodge that also had a pool. The perfect place to keep the children entertainmed for a couple of days. Zolani our guide ensured that we enjoyed our stay. He had a wealth of knowledge of...More

Thank Roelof T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had the most amazing stay at Kariega. Stayed in a family lodge with our daughter, her husband and our 2 grandchildren. The staff were fantastic and we were able to include the children in everything.. Even able to take the 20 month old on all...More

Thank Angus M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for our honeymoon. My previous review was cut short for some reason, hopefully this works. Granted we have high hotel standards, but the hotel was by far the worst one we experienced in our three weeks of travel. There are lots of bugs...More

1  Thank alwaysaholliday
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Could not fault anything on our 4 night stay at Kariega river lodge. Karen our ranger was absolutely brilliant & her knowledge of nature was first class. Her tracking skills were awesome and she explained footprints and other signs so that we also felt that...More

Thank IMH22ban
Reviewed 11 April 2018

4 nights and first time safari for the children (12 and 10). Absolutely perfect for them with activities between drives, including trips to the beach and kayaking on the river. We saw plenty of wildlife - great viewings of the elephants and lions in particular....More

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Nestled on the banks of the Bushman's River, this Lodge is unique in that it connects a Big-5 Kariega Game Reserve to the sea. Our optional daily boat cruises ferry guests through the quaint sea side ...More village of Kenton-on-Sea. Inside the Lodge guests can find a quiet spot in one of the lounges, page through a book in the library, enjoy the pool or take in the view from the magnificent deck which overhangs the river. Twice daily safari drives, guided walks, river fishing, canoeing and river trips are included. Accommodation, all meals and local beverages are also included. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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1330ag
18 September 2017|
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Response from Bronwen d | Property representative |
Hello. Yes, our Main Lodge welcomes families with children of all ages. The Homestead lodge can be booked by families with children of any age as sole-use accommodation. All other lodges offer accommodation to children 11... More
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Sian W
5 September 2017|
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Response from Elisa R | Reviewed this property |
hi, Sian! we didn't have problems with mosquitos in Kariega river! I'm sure you will enjoy a lot!
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meridian-payne
3 July 2017|
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Response from Bronwen d | Property representative |
Hi Meridian, Apologies about the late reply. Please check information and costs on the Kariega website. I can't post the link here as links are not permitted by TripAdvisor but if you search Google for Kariega health spa... More
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"I can only say that room 7 was amazing. Rooms further away from the main lodge were provided with a golf cart."
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"Ask for room 1 or 2"
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"We had Room 6 which overlooked part of the Reserve and one afternoon we spent 2hrs watching Giraffes from our..."
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"Rooms 1, 2 and 3 are closest to the lodge."