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Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This establishment must have been great years ago ,but dated now .good position but needs attention ,rooms musty,facilities dated soaps towels ect need attention,the whole town has run down and not safe to walk around there .breakfast was a really low standard ,and the hotel empty,!better places to overnight expensive at R1500

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1Thank grakpuss
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

iNtaba proved to be a small piece of undiscovered paradise at the entrance to Port Saint Johns in KZN. Friendly, helpful staff. Very professional and personable owners assisted with an early check in and meal requirements. Situated on the river bank in absolute serenity where all one can hear is the sound of fish jumping nearby. Excellent dinners so well...

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Thank Minoshni P
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Very attentive staff, very tasteful dinner. Nice setting directly at the river, large pool area. 3 km from the city, a bit further to the beaches. Nice rooms in a hut style (superior rooms). Flat TV, free and secure parking.

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Thank Falk R
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 7 March 2016

On arrival at Lodge we were given cocktails by receptionist. We were welcomed warmly. When I informed them it was our anniversary the manager immediately upgraded us to an executive room. They also gave my wife a discounted price on an aroma-therapy massage. We were also offered the use of Spa Bath at no extra cost. We ordered the in...

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Thank AfricaD2
Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 1 January 2016

This was hotel 13 of 14 in a 4,5 weeks holiday in ZA - and it was the worst place where we stayed. The staff was very friendly but had to call the head office for each and everything (where is it if not on site?): - It took 45 minutes till we got a room close to what we...

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2Thank Georg1011
King William's Town, South Africa
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

A superb accommodation facility, conveniently situated about three kilometres from town. The seemingly Buddhist atmosphere is pleasant, with well kept grounds around the thatched bungalows. The facility is situated on the banks of the majestic Umzimvubu River and provides for the guests who like boat rides & rowing. An excellent facility even inside the rooms.

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Thank Hoober2014
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Excellent Hospitality. Great location and setting among the mountains. Some of the roads are rather rugged-great for off road vehicles-not so much for luxury sedans. The town is rather rural however the Lodge makes up for the lack of urbanisation. The food is excellent, there is adequate activities if you enjoy exploring nature and hiking. The airstrip is a must...

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Thank keeran_rajkumar
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 17 June 2014

After a 5 or so hour Drive From the North Coast of KZN - the busy towns, potholes & roaming cattle along the way, we were fairly amused as we approached the sign that said 133 bends to the PSJ Super Spar. We couldn't really keep track of the number of bends, but we really did enjoy the scenic drive...

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2Thank Nerashnie
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 May 2014

The lodge is on the wide riverbank and has a beautiful outlook over the river to the mountains. Thatched buildings with rooms that are very comfortable. Good security, fenced and gated and the grounds are well kept. Enjoyed the meals and some of the ladies on staff gave us a concert with local songs and dances. Wished we could have...

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Thank MaggyTfromOz
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 8 September 2013

We were at the lodge for two nights during our trip from Maputo to Capetown. The lodge is very well situated: at the river, between beautiful mountains and is a warm welcome with its tranquility. Nicely located for discovery trips in the area. Hospitality was great. Although they were rebuilding part of the lodge due to the recent floods one...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled between towering cliffs and set in amazing Tropical gardens on the banks of the Umzimvubu River, N'taba River Lodge is a family resort offering the finest mixture of Wild Coast hospitality and hugely comfortable rooms. Holiday makers seeking a place to get in touch with nature can find it all here! N'taba River Lodge is a nature lover's dream... Indulge in lazy days just enjoying the river flowing past, canoeing, spending a day at the beach, enjoy hiking or walking trails, go horse riding on the beach, visit local communities and sample a local Pondo lunch. With the diversity our rugged landscape, the sheer beauty of the area and dense vegetation that surrounds us, bird watching enthusiasts will be held a captive audience throughout their visit, not to mention the opportunity for amazing photographs and unforgettable memories to take back with you! N'taba River Lodge is an attractive and luxurious establishment with a relaxing and laid-back atmosphere. You will be pampered in spacious single or two bedroom family cottages, each with its own en suite bathroom or shower. We also have a Honeymoon cottage where our friendly staff is happy to serve a candle-lit dinner on your private patio overlooking the river. Our "Madiba" Executive suites are also offered to the discerning and frequent business traveler. ... more   less 

Additional Information about iNtaba River Lodge

Address: P.O.Box 190, Port St Johns 5120, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port St Johns
Number of rooms: 23
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Madiba room is the top of the range”
 of 5 bubbles AfricaD2, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms closest to the river are best away from the sometimes noisy garage and road at the entrance.”
 of 5 bubbles keeran_rajkumar, 8 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Choose chalets on the LHS as you face the river. Chalets on the right border with another resort that allows cars on their site which makes it noisier.”
 of 5 bubbles Rollingstone2000, 15 Jul 2012 | Read review
“We stayed in the corner suite next to the restaurant. There is a huge bathtub which was great for my son after the fun he had in their swimming pools.”
 of 5 bubbles LeonoraJohannesburg, 22 Jan 2012 | Read review
“Book the Superior rooms with air conditioning.”
 of 5 bubbles AfricaDidi, 13 Jun 2011 | Read review
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