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Located on the Southern Bank of the Crocodile River, Belvedere-on-River has traditional rooms with free Wi-Fi. Overlooking the Kruger National Park, it offers an outdoor pool and massage treatments. The guest house features individually decorated rooms with elegant wooden furniture and tiled floors. Each of the air-conditioned rooms has a cable TV, a DVD player and an electric kettle. Guests can start their day with a rich breakfast buffet, including fresh juices, eggs and fruits. The bar serves refreshing drinks and packed lunches are also provided. The gazebo is the ideal place to relax and look out birds and games passing by. During the day giant herds of buffaloes, elephants and sometimes rhinos may come down to the river. Mozambique is 31 mi, and Swaziland is 20 mi away. There are also several golf courses in the area and the guest house offers free private parking on site.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Belvedere-on-River has been welcoming guests since Nov 10, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Guest reviews


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  • Svetlana
    Super friendly and helpful staff. They accommodated all our needs for example extra early breakfast. The view from hotel terrace is amazing. If you stay there during the season, you will able to see the hippos.
  • Kyle
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Friendly staff, great dinners, unique decor, great setting on the river
  • Lior
    the place is stunning! the house itself and the surrounding, watching Kruger park, you can see animals like Hippos, Elephants, and more.. the host is super nice and attentive, great breakfast, pool.. everything you can ask for! a must!
  • Philippe
    Fantastic location with views on wild animals. Great breakfast.
  • Christopher
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    We loved our stay. We saw hippo, crocodile, impala, elephant, warthog, waterbuck across the Crocodile River in Kruger all from the deck. Enjoyed swimming in the pool and delicious breakfasts!
  • Pawintra
    big room plenty of breakfast elephant come visit at the property
  • Sifuba
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Marlise was an exceptional host. From welcoming us through,viewing of the place, directed us to our rooms with essentials we needed. Beautiful breakfast with friendly staff coming through to assist.Made sure we are comfortable. The view on...
  • Leslie
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    . Room was nice. Breakfast was good. Clean and comfortable
  • Jacob
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    The view was great, the breakfast was awesome and one of the best steaks I've ever had for dinner, well, let's say the stay blew us away. Will be coming by again, for sure. Also, the bed we had was medium firm which was great after a long and...
  • Ronnie
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    We have been staying at Belvedere now for the last 4 years and it is always a pleasure to return and stay in a different room with a different view and feel. It is one of these places that everything is just right.... God willing, we will be back...

Property questions and answers
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  • Can you arrange guided day trips to, and if so what cost ? Quality of the vehicle and the guide cum driver is very important ? Early June, 2020 ?

    We can arrange day trips with CD Tours in Malelane. Regards, Marlise
    Answered on 12 February 2020
  • Do you have safe space for parking a 7.5m fiahing boat?

    Good day, Yes, we do have. Regards, Marlise
    Answered on 9 December 2021
  • You mention fishing under activities. Can you please expand a bit?

    Tiger fish trips near Komatipoort.
    Answered on 3 October 2021
  • good morning i would like to know if i can find staying for me my wife and my 3 kids ( 15,13 and 12 )

    Good day, We do have a family room with 3 beds for the children and a double room for the parents. Regards, Marlise
    Answered on 11 September 2022
  • Extra bed required for one adult

    Good day, I do not understand your question? For when and for who? Regards, Marlise
    Answered on 21 February 2023
  • What type of ownership is the establishment under?

    Good day, What do you mean? The building? The business? Regards, Marlise
    Answered on 7 July 2020
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Amenities of Belvedere-on-River
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dryer
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Baggage storage
    • Fax/Photocopying
    • Packed lunches
    • Laundry
    Safety & security
    • Safe
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Private entrance
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • Open all year
    • Adults only
    • Shallow end
    • Pool/Beach towels
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Massage
    Languages Spoken
    • Afrikaans
    • English

    Sustainability initiatives

    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

    House rules

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    From 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM


    From 5:00 AM to 10:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club Cash Belvedere-on-River accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

    This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

    FAQs about Belvedere-on-River

    • Belvedere-on-River offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Massage
      • Cycling
      • Fishing
      • Golf course (within 2 miles)
      • Swimming pool

    • Belvedere-on-River is 0.7 miles from the center of Malelane. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • Guests staying at Belvedere-on-River can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.7).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian

    • Room options at Belvedere-on-River include:

      • Single
      • Twin
      • Double

    • Check-in at Belvedere-on-River is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • The prices at Belvedere-on-River may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.