RiverBend Lodge, Addo
|Addo Elephant National Park, Addo, Eastern Cape, SOUTH AFRICA.|
Description: RiverBend LodgeSituated on a private concession in the Addo Elephant National Park, a mere 45 min drive from Port Elizabeth and home to the Big Five, RiverBend is an ideal malaria-free safari addition to the Garden Route. Award-winning service. Vitality Studio. Children of all ages welcome. Private Safari Villa near the Lodge.
Type of rooms: RiverBend Lodge8 rooms
Exclusive Villa with 3 bedrooms
The eight individually decorated suites each have private verandahs and some with private outdoor showers, which open onto the bushveld.
The beautiful Honeymoon Suite boasts a private plunge pool with uninterrupted views. Inter-leading suites are available for families. At the exclusive-use Long Hope Villa, families of four or more can enjoy total privacy and a true home-away-from-home experience. Three en-suite rooms accommodate a maximum of six guests and the Villa comes complete with a private chef and personal guide.
Additional information: RiverBend Lodge
Close by: Elephant Back Safaris in the Zuurberg Mountains, Horseback Safaris in concession, Game drives in our private game reserve adjacent to the Park. Historical and Cultural Settler Country tours, Citrus farms and orchards (3 km.), The Cathedral Town of Grahamstown (80 km.) While there is no golf on site, there are some country courses nearby (40km), Port Elizabeth Airport (70km), Beach (60km).
Airport shuttle service available.
While there are not disabled facilities, as such, the rooms and private baths are very spacious and have accommodated guests in wheelchairs comfortably. Special children's area equipped with entertainment activities.
Number of rooms: 11
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2007.
Period of closure: Open all year.
Languages spoken: Afrikaans, English, Xhosa, German.Smoking policy: Smoking is not encouraged in the rooms, but ashtrays are provided for smoking on the verandahs.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Diners, Master Card, Visa.
Restaurant closed: Open all year.
GPS Coordinates: 33° 25' 36.69'' S 25° 45' 11.20'' E
Nearest airport: Port Elizabeth - 70 km.
Rates: RiverBend Lodge
|Winter Season||High Season||Taxes||Service charge|
|Children 3 - 12 years||1200||1500||incl.||incl.|
|Children under 3 years
(sharing with parents)
|Breakfast per person||incl.||incl.|
|Description of seasons|
|Winter Season: 1 May '13 - 30 Sep '15.
High Season: 1 Oct '13 - 30 April '15.
All costs, prices, and policies, including exchange rates and package deals, may change and should be confirmed with the hotel upon booking.
|Rates valid till (d/m/y)|
|Booking and cancellation policy|
|RATES are inclusive of:
Quoted per person per night in South African Rand (ZAR).
All meals, teas and coffees, all soft drinks, house wines, sparkling wines, local beers and spirit.
VAT, Tourism levies and SANParks levies.
Two game drives per day
Mini-rangers course for children
Photographic support (Booking essential)
Introduction to SA wine (Booking essential)
Walking With Giraffes.
RATES are exclusive of:
Premium wines Champagne, cognacs, premium brand spirits
TERMS & CONDITIONS: 50% deposit required within 14 days to guarantee bookings (bookings will automatically be released if deposit has not been received within 14 days). Balance of accommodation payable 30 days prior to arrival. Rates subject to change.
More than 60 days prior to arrival, 100% refund of deposit 60 - 30 days notice, 50% refund of deposit 30 - 15 days notice, 25% refund of deposit Less than 15 days, no refund
Children of all ages are welcome at River Bend Lodge - Family Suites with inter-leading doors are available at River Bend Lodge on request. Children's rates are applicable to children from the age of 3-16 years. Children under 3 years, sharing with parents stay at no extra charge (max 1 child).