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    Kariega Game Reserve - River Lodge

    R 343 | Between Alexandria and Kenton-on-Sea, Near rural route R72, Kenton-on-Sea 6191, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent81%
    • Very good12%
    • Average4%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible0%
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    “river lodge” (41 reviews)
    “boat trip” (13 reviews)
    “south africa” (12 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
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    1 - 5 of 179 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We stayed here for 3 nights and had 5 drives as well as joining the boat trip to Kenton on sea. We were hoping for a guided bush walk on our last day but heavy rain meant we couldn't go. The drives were fantastic, you...More

    Thank meridian-payne
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Within seconds of driving through the gates, which reminded me of entering Jurassic Park, we had seen giraffe, warthogs and various antelope. A short 2 km drive from the gate to the lodge and we were met by a welcoming team with warm face towels,...More

    Thank James T
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I can't speak for Donna, but I had the most amazing time in Kareiga Main Lodge this past September. We arrived mid morning to a warm welcome, met our guide Daniel, who took our bags to the cabin while we had breakfast. When our cabin...More

    Thank Colin W
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The staff were all amazing and couldn’t do enough to help, Allen was our guide and was very friendly and knowledgeable very often going above and beyond where he could to help us get the best out of our time at the lodge. The lodge...More

    Thank Daniel B
    Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

    We spent wonderful days in Kariega River Lodge. The facility is very well decorated and the food is amazing. We had opportunity to see a lion hunting a guinu, which was one of the most exciting moments in our trip! Absolutely fantastic! All staff really...More

    Thank Elisa R
    Response from Bronwen d, Manager at Kariega Game Reserve - River LodgeResponded 8 September 2017

    Thank you Elisa. We are so pleased that you had a great stay and safari with us at River Lodge. We've passed on yoru thanks to Gladman. We really appreciate you posting your feedback. With kind regards from the Kariega team.

    Schotia Safaris Private Game Reserve
    239 reviews
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    Casa Mia Health Spa and Guesthouse
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
    • Spa
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Airport Transportation
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • US$676 - US$946 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Greater Addo >
    • Kenton-on-Sea
    • Also Known As
    • River Hotel Kenton-On-Sea ,
    • River Hotel Kariega Game Reserve
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    19 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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    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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    "We Rooms are in the grounds. All goid"
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    "Opt for one of suites apart from the central lodge. Beautifully quiet and you get to and from central areas..."
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    "ours was no 6 near the main lodge."
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    "Room 6 for closeness privacy and game watching from your terrace, room 7 for a river view."
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