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Rain Farm Game and Lodge
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

Lovely setting, staff very friendly always willing to assist in any way possible. The accommodation is very clean & has all you will need for self catering. There menu is top class. Peaceful & relaxing.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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RainFarmGameLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2014

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review - we truly appreciate your feedback and look forward to hosting you at the Farm again soon!

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Reviewed 7 July 2014

This place is a very well kept secret.... But with two wedding locations and a wedding on friday and another on saturday - i guess i am the ignorant one.
Got there late night after very long flight - at gate was guard, ready with key and directions.
Lovely room and amenities - slept like a baby. Felt relaxed and well rested when left eventually.
Plenty game to see even if not going to game drive. All Personnel was friendly and well informed.
The food was well prepared and presented - tasty.
This place i will visit again!

Room Tip: Lovely views from the top at the dams. Excellent privacy at the river with all game visiting.
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled on business
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Thank Felix13Fell
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RainFarmGameLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2014

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a fabulous review~ we are so pleased that you enjoyed your Rain Farm Experience and we hope to host you back at the farm again soon.

Wishing you all the best

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Reviewed 9 June 2014

For a weekend getaway with the family, this place is suitable. Kids will love the wildlife(giraffes, horses, springbok, ducks,etc) and the kids play area. Friendly and very helpful staff. Roads leading to the place is decent, few pot holes but nothing too serious. It's best to arrive and leave during the day.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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RainFarmGameLodge, Public Relations Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2014

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about your Rain Farm experience.

We so appreciate guests that take the time to give us feedback - we hope to have you visit the farm again soon.

Wishing you all the best

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Reviewed 1 June 2014

Just returned to the USA after my first trip to South Africa, and I must say, one of the highlights was my visit to the Rain Farm! The food was outstanding and the best braai EVER!!! I shall return! YA


  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
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RainFarmGameLodge, Public Relations Manager at Rain Farm Game and Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2014

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your Rain Farm experience!

I am so pleased that you were treated to a real African experience including a real BOER braai!

Thank you so much for visiting and we hope to see you back soon!

Wishing you all the best

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Reviewed 31 May 2014

What a wonderful and relaxing stop in our South African experience. The food was superb, the staff so accommodating! Our game drives were fun and we saw some interesting animals and our driver Matthew was so knowledgeable about the animals they have on the farm. We truly enjoyed our stay!

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

My daughter got married at The Rain Farm at the beginning of May 2014. The setting is just beautiful - from the very pretty stone chapel to the authentic boma reception venue, to the rock pool and zebra strolling through the grounds all make for a wonderful and memorable stay. Sunette - the functions co-ordinator is unbelievably efficient and the admin staff who handled all the accomodation (all the guests stayed overnight) were all incredibly helpful and nothing was ever too much trouble for any of them. The rooms are all unique and the food was really good. All in all - a very special venue - whether for a wedding or for a weekend stay. Highly recommended.

Room Tip: All rooms are unique and varied so good idea to check on their webpage to see what you want.
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 15 May 2014

I cannot put in the past dates, in April 2012 my daughter got married at the lodge. I had a tent which was clean and in a lovely spot. We had the building for the bride which was also lovely. The staff went out of their way to help and the prices were good value. I'd come back for a holiday and stay there.

  • Stayed: June 2013
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Thank Mooseychops
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Additional Information about Rain Farm Game and Lodge

Address: Esenembe Road | Farm 9, Durban 4390, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 81 Speciality Lodging in Durban
Price Range: £100 - £204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rain Farm Game and Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rain Farm Game & Lodge has a stunning restaurant which offers breath taking views of the farm. Rain Farm Game & Lodge offers luxury accommodation in the tranquil wildlife surrounds. - Luxury Tree Top Tents (Dinner bed & breakfast only) - Luxury Dam Facing Units (Self-catering or dinner bed & breakfast) - Farm House River facing Units (Self-catering or dinner bed & breakfast) Rain Farm Game & Lodge offers the following activities - Game Drives - Horse Trails - Archery - Pellet Gun Shooting - Childrens Playground - Day Spa - Miniature Golf Rain Farm is the closest Game reserve to Durban, a mere 30 minute drive from King Shaka International Airport. Game you can see at our farm includes: Dassies Porcupine Mongoose Giraffe Wildebeest Zebra Impala Nyala Waterbuck Blesbok Springbok Eland Red Hartebeest Ostrich Emu Warthog Caracal Serval Bush Buck Mountain Reedbuck Common Reedbuck Steenbok Blue/Red/Grey Duiker Wide variety of Snakes, most spotted is the endangered African Rock Python A massively wide variety of bird life including: King Fisher, Hornbill, Fish Eagle, Bee Eater, Secretary Bird, Nightjar, Egyptian Geese ... more   less 
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