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London, United Kingdom
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724 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 319 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Ideal place for me. Made to feel at home. Small, discreet, simple yet clean & efficient but with a stunning location. Short walk to a beautiful beach & adjoining Hotel, which is perfect for lunch. A car/bicycle would be useful if one wanted to use the nearby Sports centre (tennis/pool) The Golf course is within walking distance. The staff are... More 

1 Thank Hooray H
London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This place is special to us not only because it's beautiful, idyllic and tranquil, but also because it was the place we spent our first night after we got married 3 years ago. Back then, I was clear that I wanted to stay in a small and intimate place, different to the experience offered by the big resorts. And I... More 

3 Thank NettyChetty
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

This is a great place to stay on the west coast; the view from the rooms are amazing, the location is very peaceful, just a few minutes walk away from Tamarin Bay, and a very warm welcome from Lillian and the team. It's well worth taking out the kayak for a paddle to check out the river, and although to... More 

1 Thank mike_b84
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

The River House was our second stop during our nine day honeymoon in Mauritius. We had initially booked the Suite but there was a slight mix up with the booking. However, Angela emailed us to offer us the double room instead and threw in a delicious dinner to make up for the mistake. The double room was sufficient for our... More 

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Yallingup, Australia
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Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

This is a really picturesque, peaceful spot most of the time. However on Friday and Saturday night until 5:30am the next morning the pumping bass of Big Willys nightclub intruded through my earplugs. At first we were told it was a wedding, but locals said it was normal. The room is comfortable and light with a deck right on the... More 

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Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Very nice place to go. Personal is very friendly and helpfull. A car or scooter is necessary but is also possible to book there. The breakfast was very delicious. A beach is just 200m away and it is possible to walk to tamarin at low tide. A kayak is at the hotel and can be used for free.

1 Thank leckinator .
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 27 May 2015

Beautiful setting on the river side with large garden, close to nature: I was reading books on the hammock and my husband was running after red big crabs on the river side:) After delicious breakfast most guests usually left and we were in the garden by ourselves. It was great we had a rented car - there are no restaurants... More 

1 Thank Anna S
Paris, France
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Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the River House for 3 nights in the Suite. We were very warmly welcomed by Angela and a member of her staff. The room was nicely decorated and in dark wood which gives it a lot of charm. The private river terrace is very nice and we have to admit that we spent one rainy day sitting... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2015

you will love this property is you are looking for a peaceful and relaxing weekend (or any weekday..) away from hectic and routine life with your partner or friends... Angela is a superb host.. always ever ready to help out with our questions...the room is very beautiful and equipped with all necessary amenities... You will need a car to move... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015

I chose this guesthouse based on the TripAdvisor reviews and I was not disappointed! I was only in Mauritius for two nights on my way home to London from Madagascar and I could not have chosen better. I arrived very late but Angela immediately made me feel at home. My room was in the main house and in the morning... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the West coast of Mauritius in Tamarin famous for its sunny climate, charming fishing village, magnificent sunsets and dolphins. The River House Bed and Breakfast is beside the river and yet next to the Indian Ocean with its waves splashing onto the sands of legendary Tamarin Bay beach. Enjoy surfing, swimming, fishing from a rowboat on the river or a round of golf on a professional 18-hole golf course just behind the house. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The River House

Address: Tamarin Bay, Tamarin, Mauritius
Region: Mauritius > Riviere Noire District > Tamarin
Price Range: $112 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Deluxe double room quieter. Also stayed in standard room at other end - noise thru connecting door (loud snoring).”
 of 5 bubbles BictonB, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all rooms have the same view.”
 of 5 bubbles 681akbarm, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Best river view trough our room windows”
  • Outstanding river view from room windows
  • Romantic River House deck under the stars
 of 5 bubbles amorvan, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“They are all nice.”
 of 5 bubbles LizH245, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There are only three rooms, so book way ahead.”
  • birds in garden
  • birds in garden
  • overlook the river
  • end room of three available
 of 5 bubbles whi3916, 21 May 2016 | Read review
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