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Balule 98 Parsons 155KT, Plot 22, Parsons Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380 South Africa See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

We had no idea what to expect when we booked Emhosheni. And just as well. It was not like anywhere else we stayed on our trip. From the moment we entered Parsons Reserve, we knew we were in for a treat. The road in from...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank barneyDublin
Response from Leandra H, Owner at Emhosheni River LodgeResponded 10 May 2018

Dear Nick and David, Thank you very much for your recent visit. And also thank you very much for taking the time to leave a comment and for sharing your experience with us and other travelers. It pleases us to know that you have enjoyed...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018

Beautiful location. Hosts were wonderful people, couldn't do enough for us, the Rondawel we stayed in was lovely, clean and well equipped, even the outside shower - which was wonderful. Having breakfast looking out to the Olifants River and watching the hippos wallowing was wonderful....More

Date of stay: February 2018
1  Thank Kim G
Response from Leandra H, Owner at Emhosheni River LodgeResponded 21 March 2018

Dear Kim, Thank you so much for taking time to write a wonderful review on TripAdvisor. It was our pleasure having you as our guests and we are happy that we could make your holiday special. Thank you as well for the compliments about our...More

Reviewed 30 January 2018

A truly amazing experience. Starting with the warm welcome by the hosts and staff, a little but necessary reality check that we are now in wilderness -- we quickly immersed into this world of wild beauty with its wonderful flora and fauna. The extremely well...More

Date of stay: January 2018
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Response from Emhosheni, Owner at Emhosheni River LodgeResponded 7 February 2018

Dear Miro, Thank you for your wonderful comments. It gives us great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with us at Emhosheni River Lodge. It is nice to read “The dining always was a highlight”. For us is it very important to serve...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018

It takes some time to cover the 14km dirtroad to ERL, but once there the experience of the enthusiast and warm welcome of Dave, Leandra and their team is a real treat. The view from the lodge at the river is great, with possible surpises...More

Date of stay: January 2018
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Response from Emhosheni, Owner at Emhosheni River LodgeResponded 11 January 2018

Dear Remco, Thank you so much for sharing your experience at Emhosheni River Lodge and we are indeed delighted to read that you and your family enjoyed the facilities and services of Emhosheni. Thank you for your very kind words, we are really happy. It...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

Emhosheni River Lodge offers a personalised, top notch safari experience. The setting on the Olifants River is marvellous, and the camp is immaculately maintained. Hosts Leandra and Dave ensure that their guests' every need is attended to. Their catering is excellent, and they make a...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank Helene M
Response from Emhosheni, Owner at Emhosheni River LodgeResponded 29 July 2017

Dear Hélène, Thank you very much for your beautiful feedback. It is a great honour to read your words of which we know are not coming from somebody with first time safari experience. Besides that people like yourself only motivate us to continue on the...More

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Description
Owner managed Riverside Lodge located in Kruger National Park (Big 5 area). Each accommodation (traditional South African thatched rondawel) has its own private deck/patio overlooking the Olifants River. More Emphasis is on personal service, privacy, serenity & tranquility. Breakfast and dinner included. Children over the age of 16 are welcome. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Breakfast included
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
USD 368 - USD 570 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Emhosheni River Lodge South Africa/Kruger National Park
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Nature Reserve
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
USD 368 - USD 570 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Emhosheni River Lodge South Africa/Kruger National Park
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Nature Reserve
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Room & Suite (45)
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Dining (5)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Room Tips
"No worries, quality and views from all three Rondavels is great."
remcohszn
10 Jan. 2018
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"All the rooms have great views of the river"
44helenem
25 Jul. 2017
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"Each room is equal with views on the Elephants River"
RienD_12
2 Mar. 2017
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"We stayed in the middle "rondawel". It as perfect for us and our teenage daughters. A wall..."
flying-art
10 Jun. 2016
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