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Safaris Hotels

River Bend Lodge

  • Zuurberg Map It
  • Addo Elephant National Park
  • Casual Chic

Pros

  • Kids are welcome, and there's an enclosed playground
  • The food is excellent, especially the seven-course dinner menu
  • All food and drinks are included in the rack rates

Cons

  • Decor is more English colonial than African
  • Only the honeymoon suite has a plunge pool
  • It's not the most exciting section of the park in terms of game

Updated 11/07/2014

Fodor's Review

Situated on a 34,594-acre private concession within the Nyati section of Addo, River Bend perfectly balances the feel of a sophisticated, comfortable country house with all the facilities of a game lodge. The spacious public rooms, filled with antiques and comfy couches, are in a beautifully renovated farmhouse and outbuildings. The guest rooms are in individual cottages with private verandas dotted around the lovely gardens; some have outdoor showers and each is uniquely

decorated with a different color scheme. In addition to the usual game drives, you can tour the adjacent citrus farm. There's also a safari villa that sleeps six.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Zuurberg, Addo Elephant National Park, 6105, South Africa

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Phone:

042-233–8000

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 8 suites
  • All meals

Updated 11/07/2014

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