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Kariega Game Reserve - River Lodge

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R 343 Between Alexandria and Kenton-on-Sea, Near rural route R72, Kenton-on-Sea 6191 South Africa See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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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
Free Parking
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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
Number of rooms
Price range
US$624 - US$976 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
River Hotel Kenton-On-Sea
River Hotel Kariega Game Reserve
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Kenton-on-Sea
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Room & Suite (35)
Dining (11)
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Family and Play Areas (5)
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Thank you for such an amazing holiday. Our guide Nick was just the perfect ranger..Informative, easy going, had a keen eye for animals, and was fun to hang around with. Your whole staff treated us like kings. Special thanks to the gentlemen who ran the...More

Thank 179Tom
Response from Bronwen d, Manager at Kariega Game Reserve - River LodgeResponded yesterday

So glad you had a great safari and stay with us. We've passed on your thanks to the team. Thank you so much. Kind regards from Kariega.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I stayed for 5 nights at the river lodge where we had the most fantastic time. Our rooms were over looking the game reserve and when we arrived we saw giraffe grazing - a totally unexpected delight. Our Ranger Thomas was so...More

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After arriving Port Elizabeth we were met by a very friendly and knowledgeable driver who took us on the short ride to the wonderful Kariega Game Reserve,River lodge.On arrival the staff were extremely receptive and we,all four of us felt at home straight away. After...More

Thank Glyn B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning river lodge with beautiful rooms and common areas. The food( all inclusive) and drinks were delicious. We saw they big 4 and had approx 2 x 3 hour game drives per day. Highly recommend this for first time safari goers as you will see...More

1  Thank bourkecm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at Kariega River Lodge for three nights in mid August at the start of our honeymoon. The views from the lodge are amazing in all directions. We saw so many different animals and birds during our stay. When you arrive, you're assigned a ranger...More

1  Thank Doveshack1
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18 September 2017|
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
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
Room Tips
"Rooms are like individual, detached lodges."
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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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