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Blyde River Canyon Lodge

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All reviewshillside houseblyde river canyonloft roomhotel restaurant iscourse set menuluxury cottageshower headstayed here for one nightbreakfast was includedbaby zebrawalking pastsecond bedroompanorama routecompliments to the chefhot breakfastsecurity gatebar fridge
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you prefer a bit more luxury than the basic amenities inside the Kruger Game Reserve without breaking the bank then this one is for you!! Lovely clean rooms with mosquito nets and tv and mini bar and ensuite bathrooms. The staff are helpful and...More

Thank AnnieAllYearTravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful house, very nicely decorated. Nice garden and small pool with great views of the mountains. Had good dinners back at the main lodge and breakfasts prepared at the house by the house caretakers who were exceptionally nice and prepared lovely breakfasts for us. A...More

Thank Augusto V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The property itself has beautiful grounds with zebra wandering about. The rooms are small with little areas to sit or place luggage except on the dusty floor. The bathrooms really need remodeling- poor lighting. The suites are all situated such that the front doors/windows to...More

Thank traveller99128373
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights at this supposedly 4 Star rated lodge. The surroundings are beautiful with zebra and impala grazing in the grounds. Unfortunately the rooms are small and in need of refurbishment and although kept very clean each day they are rather dull compounded...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Four nights were not enough at this wonderful lodge, hidden away in the bushveld of the Blyde River Canyon. We were a family of four with two young children aged 2 and 3. Our 2 year old celebrated her birthday at the lodge in the...More

Thank James W
Response from Blyde, Owner at Blyde River Canyon LodgeResponded 5 March 2018

Dear James 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

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Palmer_7
11 June 2018|
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Response from paul4719 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately there is nothing worth mentioning and therefore you become a captive audience and end up paying over R300 per person for a very ordinary meal. Of course drinks are extra !!
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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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shelley e
13 October 2014|
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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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