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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
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Family Rooms
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the River Roost Cottage and what a find it is. An extremely spacious cottage that has the most fantastic views of the Bushman's River. The Cottage is very well equipped and very comfortable. You are located in the most wonderful grounds of...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Peter L
Response from Inspire00924456139, Owner at River RoostResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much Peter for the very generous comments. Judy and I really enjoyed meeting you and Nicola and having you stay with us. It was great fun. Unfortunately you have not yet earned the right to remove my Land rover!!!

Reviewed 14 June 2018

In a beautiful spot on the Bushmans River, tucked away in verdant bushland, our wooden chalet was the perfect getaway. Peace and quiet, river views and exquisite sunsets, comfortable accommodation of generous proportions, we could not have asked for anything better. Our hosts were unbelievably...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Response from SimonGH, Owner at River RoostResponded 15 June 2018

Hi Mary Thank you for your comments. We so enjoyed having you and Graham to stay. Great chatting about commercial disclosure and director responsibility. It made it all relevant after the Steinhof debacle. Thank you for coming to spend your last evening with us. I...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018

If you are looking for somewhere you can truly get away from it all, this is the perfect location. The hosts are wonderful and there are thoughtful touches, like lovely bed linen, plenty of fresh towels and homemade granola, which make it that much more...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank mellie246
Response from SimonGH, Owner at River RoostResponded 9 April 2018

Hi Mel Thank so much for the comments. We love seeing Andrew and Nancy and the guests they bring with them each time they return. We always seem to have fun. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in South Africa. Please send...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018

Such an open and so friendly family home with happy and contented hosts complete with a manic dog Phoebe! Ask to please stay for dinner and put your knees under their table for a delicious supper and lively conversation. Sit on the stoop and enjoy...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank burleysellers
Response from SimonGH, Owner at River RoostResponded 2 March 2018

Dear Nancy, Andrew, Mel and Chris What a lovely message. We love the way each time you return you bring fantastic new friends ... you have so many!!! All the best with the rest of your travels.

Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

The River Roost is a beautiful, charming and serene place to stay in Kenton. Judy and Simon are the most warm and gracious hosts and truly treat you like family. Our car broke down as we pulled in to the River Roost and Simon and...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank mroseinnes
Response from SimonGH, Owner at River RoostResponded 19 February 2018

Hi Matthew I hope you got the clutch sorted out and the "Landie" back home safe and sound. We look forward top seeing you both again... soon!! All the best Simon & Judy

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Hotel Amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
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Non-smoking rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-smoking rooms, Family Rooms
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River Roost South Africa/Kenton-On-Sea
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Kenton-on-Sea
Room types
Non-smoking rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Also Known As
River Roost South Africa/Kenton-On-Sea
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Kenton-on-Sea


Traveller (44)
Room & Suite (9)
Pool & Beach (2)
Dining (1)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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12 September 2018|
Response from SimonGH | Property representative |
Hi Please tell me when you would like to visit us and for how long. We have both B&B and self-catering facilities. What wold you prefer? I look forward to hearing from you. Regards Simon River Roost

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"Stay in The Cottage - It is WONDERFUL"
3 weeks ago
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"The tip is to have a car or arrange your own transportation, since River Roost is beyond walking distance..."
4 Oct 2017
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"All the rooms are peaceful and there is a self cater cottage too."
24 Sep 2017
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"The self-catering cottage on the edge of the Bushman's River is a must. Secluded and comfortable with..."
20 Oct 2016
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