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    Areena Riverside Resort

    Farm 694 Portion 7 | East Coast Resorts Road, East London 5259, South Africa
    011 27 87 551 7305
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    • Excellent48%
    • Very good37%
    • Average10%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “the river” (37 reviews)
    “camping sites” (5 reviews)
    “quad bikes” (7 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Conference Facilities
    Laundry Service
    Tennis Court
    Self-Serve Laundry
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 138 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We were pleasantly surprised when visiting Areena. The most beautiful setting. The river is just breathtaking and you feel one with nature. At the same time it is a safe environment for children and so many activities for them to enjoy.

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    A great resort for faimilies that enjoy the outdoors, nature, wildlife and fun activities. Comfortable accomoodation and many amenities to enjoy. Friendly staff. Just wish our tv had a channel that we could watch - think one needs to bring their own decoder - wasnt...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    It is an excellent place to go for peace of mind and also family trip to bond. I enjoyed their accomodations they fully equiped for self catering and also its nice and quiet with lovely animals on site.

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We thoroughly enjoy our stay at Areena if it be at the tent sites,caravan sites or chalets. Staff are friendly and helpful and it is an awesome place to relax and watch the view. So cool to wake up in the morning and hand feed...More

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    Response from AreenaResort, Manager at Areena Riverside ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    We are so glad you had a great stay with us! Looking forward to welcoming you back soon.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We always camp at Areena. It is close to nature and the resort is well looked after The camping site that we prefer is big enough, well shaded and protected from wind. The out of season tariffs is also afordable.

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
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    • Pool
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
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    • USD 60 - USD 127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 19
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    • East London
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    Room Tips
    "Studio rooms are well equipped for Self catering"
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    "Make reservations quite early on as Areena is popular. Specify whether you want a river or garden-facing room."
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    "Stay at the Log cabins to get a taste of what sets this place apart"
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    "a curtain/blind in the bathroom would be nice"
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