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Oliver's Restaurant & Lodge

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On the White River Country Estate, Pine Lake Drive, White River 1240 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3.5 Star accommodation
7 Oct8 Oct
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I have just spent three nights at Oliver's - a Lodge we continue to go back to time and time again. As always - we couldn't fault anything and can only compliment our Hostess Tanja, and her magnificent team on the extremely...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

nice accommodation food very average, limited selection for diner and value not great wine very expensive for average quality winesstaff not helpful when we left sunglasses on our breakfast table, tried to blame other guest, no policy for lost property.More

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Response from Tanja R, Owner at Oliver's Restaurant & LodgeResponded 5 days ago

We are so glad you enjoyed our accommodation, on the rest, we value and appreciate all constructive feedback from our guests, as it is through this, that we at Oliver's have continued to grow and enhance our offering over the 17 years that we have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was good. The Service was excelent. The breakfast was good. There was home-baked gluten-free bread. The dinner was very delicious. The massages excellent and relaxing. The journey was easy. Parking was enough.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quando sei in Sud Africa ed hai viaggiato tutto il giorno la sera vorresti sentirti a casa. Questo è quello che offre Oliver's casa lontano da casa, abbiamo soggiornato in un appartamento (in realtà una villa) con quattro camere da letto, tre bagno e tutto...More

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Response from Tanja R, Owner at Oliver's Restaurant & LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your fabulous review! We loved hosting you and are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us - a home away from home experience is exactly what we strive for. We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant offers a great ambiance, an interesting wine list and unique, well-prepared fare. We enjoyed the friendly staff who provided excellent service. The grounds are gorgeous, too. We would return!

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Response from Tanja R, Reservations Manager at Oliver's Restaurant & LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your positive review and valued feedback. We hope to welcome to you back again soon! Kind Regards Dené Pohl on behalf of Tanja Ruf

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Surrounded by the lush forests of the Mpumalanga province, the lodge is situated on the secure White River Country Estate and overlooks the first green of the 18-hole championship White River Golf Course. The ...More area is well known, not only for its superb temperate sub-tropical climate, summer as well as winter, but also for its many scenic and adventurous attractions. The lodge is within close proximity of the world-renowned Kruger National Park as well as the Blyde River Canyon with panoramic drives along the escarpment and lies in a Malaria-free area. The nearby Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport gives easy access to and from any major city local and international. The Restaurant Mouth-watering continental & mediterranean dishes are served from our a-la-carte menu together with only the finest wines from our well-stocked wine cellar. Fun-dining with fondue and raclette may be enjoyed in the privacy and irresistible romantic ambience of our wine cellar. We cater for all functions i.e. weddings, special family occasions, conferences, wine tastings, etc. The Lodge The intimate comfort of our establishment and our beautifully appointed rooms allow our guests to experience the marriage between Austrian flair and subtle African influences. We offer different room categories: - 4 Exclusive Standard Rooms - 1 Exclusive Standard Family Room - 5 Luxury Rooms - 2 Executive Suites - 1 Luxury Family House with 4 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms All rooms have private verandas or balconies with splendid views over the golf course. They are individually furnished with King-sized beds – twin beds may be requested. The bathrooms are all en-suite with separate showers and baths, heated towel-rails and luxury bathroom amenities. Wellness & Beauty Clinic The in-house Wellness and Beauty Clinic is operated by professional health and skincare therapists and offers a variety of massages, face and body treatments. Less
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Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
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Golf course
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$192 - US$403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Oliver`s Hotel White River
Oliver's Restaurant & Lodge White River, South Africa - Mpumalanga
South Africa > Mpumalanga > White River
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Philippe L
14 August 2016|
Response from TanjaRufErrath | Property representative |
Thank you for your wonderful feedback and we look forward to welcome you again some time! Kind Regards Tanja Ruf - Owner/Manager
Monique P
25 April 2016|
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Response from TanjaRufErrath | Property representative |
Hi, Tanja & Oliver Ruf started Oliver's in December 2001. However, Oliver left the business in 2011 due to personal reasons and Tanja took over the business and now runs it on her own.
28 July 2014|
Response from TanjaRufErrath | Property representative |
Dear Jackie, We thank you for your enquiry and gladly confirm that we do have safes in our rooms, which work with a simple 4 digit code of your choice. We are also a mere 20km from the airport, so it should take you... More
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"The restaurant is a must do experience for your slice of Foodie-Nirvana."
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"We were upgraded to luxury suites; well situated, quiet and wonderful"
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"We loved our room. #4"
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"Tray and get the top floor room overlooking the pool and golf course"
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