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Overview of Dungbeetle River Lodge

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In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, desk
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, desk
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, desk
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, desk

Dungbeetle River Lodge

4 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSundays River Dunes4 min walk
    Popular LocationMatyholweni Gate5 min drive
    Popular LocationSchotia Tooth and Claw Safari24 min drive
    AirportPort Elizabeth (PLZ)28 min drive

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  • Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • 850 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds
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  • Superior Suite, 1 Bedroom (Afrika Suite )

    Room amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Deluxe Cottage (River Cottage )

    Room amenities

    • 1862 sq ft
    • River view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 6 Single Beds
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  • Comfort Studio Suite, 1 Bedroom (Elephant Suite )

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
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  • Comfort Studio Suite, 1 Bedroom (Lion Suite )

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
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  • Superior Studio Suite, 1 Bedroom (Fish Eagle Suite )

    Room amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Comfort Studio Suite, 1 Bedroom (Big 5 Suite )

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds
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About this area

Colchester

Located in Colchester, Dungbeetle River Lodge is on the riverwalk. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Sundays River Dunes and Matyholweni Gate.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Sundays River Dunes - 4 min walk
  • Matyholweni Gate - 5 min drive
  • Aldo Scribante Race Circuit - 17 min drive
  • Schotia Tooth and Claw Safari - 24 min drive
  • Sir Percy Fitzpatrick Lookout - 67 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportPort Elizabeth (PLZ) - 28 min drive
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About this property

Dungbeetle River Lodge

4-star Rivewalk bed & breakfast near Sundays River Dunes
This bed & breakfast features coffee/tea in a common area, laundry facilities and free newspapers. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, a garden and barbecues are on-site. All 10 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and private yards. Guests will also find 3 bathrooms, LCD TVs and coffee/tea makers.
Dungbeetle River Lodge offers 10 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features a safe and coffee/tea makers. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation includes desks. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Colchester bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • On-site parking is wheelchair accessible
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge) during limited hours
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • 3 bathrooms
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Entertainment

  • LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

Outdoor space

  • Garden

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:30 PM - 7 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

Quality graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organisation.

Property is also known as

Dungbeetle River Lodge Colchester
Dungbeetle River Colchester
Dungbeetle River
Dungbeetle River Colchester
Dungbeetle River Lodge Colchester
Dungbeetle River Lodge Bed & breakfast
Dungbeetle River Lodge Bed & breakfast Colchester

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Dungbeetle River Lodge and receive a full refund?
Yes, Dungbeetle River Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Dungbeetle River Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Dungbeetle River Lodge?
As of 27 Feb 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Dungbeetle River Lodge on 1 Mar 2021 start from £76, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Dungbeetle River Lodge pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Dungbeetle River Lodge?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Dungbeetle River Lodge?
Check-in is from 2:30 PM - 7 PM.
What time is check-out at Dungbeetle River Lodge?
Checkout is at 10:30 AM.
Does Dungbeetle River Lodge provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs (available on request). A per vehicle fee applies.
Where is Dungbeetle River Lodge located?
Situated on the riverwalk, this bed & breakfast is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Sundays River Dunes and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Matyholweni Gate.
4.4
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 26 out of 52 reviews
5 - Excellent 50%
Rating 4 - Good. 23 out of 52 reviews
4 - Good 44%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 52 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 52 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 52 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

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River lodge stay for Safari
Stayed for 2 nights in eagle fish room, overlooking the Sundays river. Had a fabulous time, Etta, Carol, Leona and Derek are so friendly, helpful and laid back. Wonderful character property and great base for Addo park and game reserves. Booked all through the lodge. Lovely little pub up the road, grunters, withIn 5 minutes from lodge for an evening meal. Definitely recommend the boat trip up the river and visit the Dunes, we went with Beau (and His wife Ruth) and had the most fabulous morning. The dunes are a must and Beau is so Knowledgeable. You can also take a dip in the river which is like a lido. Dungbeetle lodge is very homely and welcoming. Definitely visit again in the future.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

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A solid choice
A good choice in an area with not so many choices for accommodation. Rooms provided reasonable comfort and breakfast on the terrace was excellent.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely property in a beautiful setting. We only had one night but would recommend 2 nights to benefit from all the activities available - Addo, Sundays River trip, canoeing, etc. And don't be put off by appearances of the local pub, Grunters - great food and fantastic value
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very nice place to stay especially if you’re travelling with family! The owner is very welcoming and the breakfast is very delicious and hearty!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

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