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North East England
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here in Jan 2017 so we could experience Addo with our little girls aged 2 and 5. As soon as we turned up we received a nice greeting from Leona and were given a nice cool drink. The family room we had was spacious and had some nice themed decoration. The breakfasts were lovely with fresh bread and...

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our first stop on a 3 week tour. My only complaint was that I wish we had programmed in another night. From our arrival and welcoming drink on the decking overlooking the river & dunes, to our departure I could not fault it. Great service from Leonie, Carol & the rest of the team. Breakfast was excellent, the...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the family suite and it worked so well for us, we had separate rooms joined by a hallway. The rooms were spacious and clean and the bird building it's nest outside our window was such a treat to watch. We booked our tour into Addo with Etta and I can't imagine ever trying to do your own...

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Buderim, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic service from Leonie & Carol & the Dungbeetle team. Delicious breakfast from the lodge - fruit, yogurt, homemade bread and cooked breakfast to order. Wonderful inter leading family room. Highlight was the bathrooms! They are the best 👍🏻 Beautiful relaxing on the deck overlooking the Sunday river listening and looking at the bird life. Hope we can visit again...

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Broomfield, Colorado
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Great place to stay on if Addo accommodations are booked up or if you are going to visit Addo NP. The accommodations were great and there were places to stretch, walk, and explore around the home. The breakfast was the best - fresh bread and we enjoyed the variety of jams (jam tasting). They also provide made to order hot...

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Thank Emerson3091
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 25 November 2016

This is a great location with beautiful views. The rooms are very comfortable but the best is the River cottage. It's got 3 bedrooms ensuite, very spacious, clean, comfortable and very tasteful. Nice lounge, new kitchen, good choice of wines and cold drinks. The staff is very helpful and friendly too. Definately come back!

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 nights in the nicely decorated Fish Eagle Room with terrace and superb view on the river and the dunes. Lots of water birds and plenty of weavers in the garden. For dinner, there is a bar with decent 'bar' food at 3 minutes walking distance! Dungbeetle river lodge also organises tours in Addo Elephant Park. We had...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Stayed 2 nights at the 3 bedroom en-suite river cottage, which is ideal for a small group of 4 - 6 people. House is spacious, tasteful modern decorated, very clean and tidy. Honesty bar well stocked. Cottage is directly located on the bank of Sunday River. Beautiful view and peaceful quiet surrounding. Breakfast is served on the wooden deck at...

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

A lovely lodge overlooking the Sundays River. Very attentive service, high quality decor, well stocked minibar, fabulous views over the river. I stopped for one night during a work trip...wish I could have stayed longer.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We had an awesome few days there. We had a beautifully decorated and very spacious family suite with a river view. My little boy could fish off the jetty right in front of our room. There are canoes to go along the river and stop and go exploring on the beautiful sand dunes. The breakfasts were outstanding not to mention...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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Four Star Safari Style accommodations at Dungbeetle River Lodge near the entry point to the world famous Addo National Elephant Park and some of the finest game reserves in the Eastern Cape. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dungbeetle River Lodge

Address: 76 Aqua Vista Crescent | Cannonville, Colchester 6175, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Colchester
Price Range: €73 - €231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dungbeetle River Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Choose river view if available”
 of 5 bubbles ght1948, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Families will enjoy the family suite”
 of 5 bubbles Y3023BTkims, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There is a small market (Spar) and gas station near by but that is about it.”
  • Coffe and tea provided in room, Fridge available in room too
  • Clean and cozy room
  • Nice and spacious
 of 5 bubbles Emerson3091, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The river cottage is just amazing, with terrace and "beach" to the river”
  • 1 of 3 bathrooms, all ensuite
  • room with a view, 1 of 3 bedrooms
  • 2nd bedroom
 of 5 bubbles Napanangka, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Fish Eagle Room and Africa Suite are river facing with own wooden deck”
 of 5 bubbles Frogy007, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
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