River Place Guest House
Upington, Lower Orange - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:River Place Guest House is an exlcusive guest house offers luxury accommodation with eight individually styled bedrooms overlooking the river and the vineyards. Situated on a wine farm with the majestic Orange River flowing peacefully on our doorstep we still enjoy the luxury of being only 3 km from the centre of town.
Cool down in our modern pool or enjoy the refreshments served by our friendly staff . Twitchers you are in for a treat as a variety of birds are present Bring your fishing tackle, sit at our lawn's end and dream away until a fish bites. You might be lucky enough to catch your own supper! For the more adventurous - canoeing alows you to retreat into nature and enjoy the birdsong as you watch the fish jump up to greet you.
Imagine a sunset over water, evening sounds, the gentle rustle of the reeds , the glow of a fire and the aroma of meat on a barbeque.
River Place a gem of the Green Kalahari, offers its guests an unforgettable stay.
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at River Place Guest House, Upington, Lower Orange
- Children Welcome
- Conference Facilities
- Diners Club
- Gay Friendly
- Secure Parking
- Air Conditioning
- Non Smoking
Accreditations & Gradings:
Accreditations for River Place Guest House, Upington, Lower Orange
- Tourism Grading Council
Things to do near Upington, Lower Orange
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Directions to River Place Guest House
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 21° 15' 54.2" E / 28° 27' 10.4" S
By Car / Driving
Driving to River Place Guest House in Upington, Lower Orange
|Departing: Upington Airport|
|Address: N10, Upington 8801, South Africa|
|Distance: 6.7 km / Duration: 12 mins|
|1.||Head southwest||0.8 km|
|2.||Turn left toward N10||0.9 km|
|3.||Continue straight onto N10||2.4 km|
|4.||Turn left onto Van Riebeeck St||0.6 km|
|5.||Take the 1st left onto Malherbe St||0.7 km|
|6.||Keep right to stay on Malherbe St||46 m|
|7.||Turn right onto Schroder St/N14||0.3 km|
|8.||Take the 1st left onto Eland St||0.2 km|
|9.||Turn left onto Steenbok Ave||0.4 km|
|10.||Take the 1st right onto Duiker Wy||0.4 km|
Upington Airport - Upington+ OPEN WEBSITE
Upington Airport is a small airport and was opened in 1968 as Pierre van Ryneveld Airport, it has a capacity to have 40 000 travellers but only has around 24 315 passengers departing and around 3 425 passengers arriving.
Upington Airport also has the longest runway in Africa, the runway was built to accommodate a Boeing 747 so that it didn't have to stop along the way to Europe.
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