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About Rio Vista Lodge

Rio Vista Lodge is located on the banks of the Crocodile River bordering the Kruger National Park. We offer 12 rooms with private patios overlooking the gardens. Each room has DStv, a bar fridge and an air-conditioner.

We also have a conference room that can accommodate up to 54 delegates. Relax on our open viewing deck with a cocktail from the bar, or cool off in the swimming pool. There is an à la carte restaurant on the premises serving delicious meals

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 3 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 32
  • Check-in: 01:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 18 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Portuguese


  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
  • AA Highly Recommended
* Please enquire for further details.

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                  Reviews for Rio Vista Lodge

                  18 guest reviews Reviews of

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                  Niel Swanepoel, South Africa
                  02 January 2017

                  Excellent place. Very clean and tidy always smells fresh and clean. Friendly and helpful staff. Nice view. Spacious rooms. Aircons work. Food was great and we had a good time

                  Melinda Hochgesang, South Africa
                  13 December 2016

                  Enjoyed our weekend here as a launching point for day trips to kruger. The family room was quite spacious and the staff was exceptionally friendly. The outside area was a quiet and appealing place to watch the animals come down to the river. Elephant encounters were common including an elephant pass by literally meters from the restaurant. Food was also quite good. My only recommendation would be to extend the wifi from the common areas to the lodge rooms. Highly recommend

                  Eduard Emmen, Netherlands
                  23 September 2016

                  Goed hotel, mooie ruime kamers, uitzicht was super, keek zo op het Krugerpark. Veel dieren gezien. Zowel ontbijt als diner waren goed verzorgt. WiFi werkte slecht.

                  Sonia Schell, Belgium
                  30 May 2016

                  Excellent situated to visit KNP.Wonderfull view onto the Olifants river where wildlife is passing by.Rooms very clean.Beautifull outside restaurant with great food.Very kind and friendly staff.

                  Lizzy Logothetis, Belgium
                  11 February 2016

                  We had a very nice stay at Rio Vista Lodge. Very warm welcoming. Nice, clean room. Good service.  2 swimming pools to enjoy. Great breakfast and dinner at the restaurant.

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                  Rio Vista Lodge Map

                  Rio Vista Lodge is 1.9km from the centre of Malelane , the nearest airport 46.3km (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport).
                  *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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