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Luxury Room, Connecting Rooms, Garden View (Riverdene Family Lodge)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Hotel Description

During your stay at Shamwari Riverdene, you're just a quick walk from Shamwari Game Reserve. Enjoy features like free breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking. Built in 1992, this 5-star lodge has 9 rooms on 1 floor. Enjoy your stay with amenities like free WiFi and a deep-soaking bath in each room.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with patios, Tempur-Pedic beds and deep-soaking baths
  • Free full breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi
  • Free valet parking and self-parking
  • Enjoy fusion cuisine while dining at Riverdene Restaurant
  • Take a swim in the outdoor pool
  • Services include babysitting, a free kids' club and a porter
  • On-site recreation includes a playground
  • 9 mi (14.5 km) from Addo Elephant National Park
  • Airport shuttle service available for a fee

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

All-inclusive Details

This lodge is all-inclusive. On-site food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Food and beverages

  • All à la carte meals, snacks and select beverages included

Not included

  • Premium/non-domestic alcoholic beverages

  • Buffet and à la carte dining
  • Local non-alcoholic beverages and soft drinks included
  • Surcharge for premium or imported alcoholic beverages
  • Premium/imported alcoholic beverages not included
  • All food and beverages included

Property Features

Shamwari Riverdene is an all-inclusive lodge. Room rates include meals and beverages at on-site restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages and other amenities. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, spa services, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Shamwari Riverdene. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Free self parking and valet parking are available. A complete renovation of Shamwari Riverdene was completed in September 2018. This 5-star Paterson lodge is smoke free.

  • 1 floor
  • 9 guestrooms or units
  • 4 buildings
  • Built in 1992
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Free WiFi
  • Children's club (free)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Playground on site
  • Sofa bed
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

Shamwari Riverdene offers 9 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features minibars (stocked with some free items) and espresso makers. Rooms open to patios. This accommodation has separate sitting areas and is furnished with single sofa beds. Tempur-Pedic beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Private patio
  • Separate bedroom
  • Sitting area
  • Tempur-Pedic beds
  • Deep-soaking bath
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Stocked minibar (select free items)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Microwave
  • Espresso maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free full breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Riverdene Restaurant – This restaurant specialises in fusion cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Nearby Activities

Guests can experience the thrill of a safari, and take advantage of an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site
  • Game drive on site
  • Safari on site
  • Game viewing on site

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

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 on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 1 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM. The check-in location differs from the property location. To check in, go to Welcome Lounge at Shamwari Private Game Reserve If you are planning to arrive after 5 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests driving to this property will sign in at the Shamwari Game Reserve Main Gate and meet at the Welcome Lounge. Return transfers to the lodge from the main gate are provided.

This property is located in Shamwari Private Game Reserve. The additional mandatory fee covers entrance to the game reserve.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM.
The check-in location differs from the property location. To check in, guests will need to go to Welcome Lounge at Shamwari Private Game Reserve
Guests arriving after 5 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Shamwari Riverdene

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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 Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, debit cards and cash

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, debit cards and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some on-site facilities. Contactless check-in and contactless checkout are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service. Each guest room is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

  • One child stays free
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are not available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities on site
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Additional fee: ZAR 100 per person, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 1450 per vehicle (one-way)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Shamwari Riverdene Lodge Paterson
  • Shamwari Riverdene Paterson
  • Shamwari Riverdene Lodge
  • Shamwari Riverdene Inclusive
  • Shamwari Riverdene - All Inclusive Paterson
  • Shamwari Riverdene - All Inclusive Lodge Paterson
  • Shamwari Riverdene
  • Shamwari Riverdene - All Inclusive Lodge
  • Shamwari Riverdene Paterson
  • Shamwari Riverdene All Inclusive
  • Shamwari Riverdene Lodge Paterson

You should know

  • Shamwari Riverdene offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

National Rating

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

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