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Blyde River Canyon Lodge

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice lodge with zebras and antelopes on the lawn and terasse during breakfast. The food was fine, but we were surprised that espresso was charged while filter coffee was free. The rooms are fine, but the mattresses could use an upgrade. The walls...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Our travel agent arranged a 3 night stay at the Blyde River Canyon Lodge and we were amazed by the cultural atmosphere. We were welcomed with drinks, shown our room and did notice the room was small, however it was beautifuly presented. Our stay and...More

Thank Jacqueline G
Response from Blyde, Manager at Blyde River Canyon LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jaqueline, Thank you for being our guests and for taking the time to send us your feedback about your recent stay at Blyde River Canyon Lodge. It is always a pleasure to receive compliments highlighting particular positive aspects of the hotel and staff. This...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I found the lodge through trip adviser and was blown away by the pics and the descriptions. Initially I had only booked one night but then added on a second as the more time I spent on the lodge website the more I felt I...More

Thank Instash
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The Blyde River Canyon Lodge is a very nice Lodge. Everything is very clean. The location is great and really quiet. The staff is friendly and the food was really good. Also breakfast is great, however you would like your hot breakfast to be cooked,...More

Thank Tinkerbell111
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We stayed here for one night and wished we could have had far longer. The charming thatched building was quiet and welcoming. It felt very luxurious in a wild Africa kind of way. We stayed in the palatial loft room which was big enough to...More

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US$151 - US$332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$151 - US$332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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MavisNev
4 November 2016|
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Response from Belinda_Jonker | Reviewed this property |
There is a small section of road to the lodge that is a dirt road from what i recall but it is a very short section. The road to the Blyde River House is tarred and there is no problem. The cars are locked behind security... More
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Response from ChrisBuckels | Reviewed this property |
Hi It took about one and a half hours easy motoring. Sealed roads all the way. When you stay there, do leave time (1 day) to do the Panorama route drive. We had a clear and sunny day, stunning scenery and a nice cold beer... More
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"The loft room is lovely but there are steep stairs."
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"All of the rooms in this stand alone house are delightful ... take your pick!"
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"The rooms in the pictures and what we got were not the same. Perhaps the photographer was a national..."
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"Cottage is great for privacy."
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