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Inkungu Lodge

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$148*
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend this lodge. Really stunning setting and very generous and hospitable hosts. Our room was spacious with a big bathroom and amazing views. We also dined at the lodge and the food was by far the best we had in Champagne Valley. We also enjoyed hearing about some of the history of the lodge's furniture. Hope to return one...

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Limoges, France
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We had two very nice rooms, tastefully decorated. The view was outstanding and the terrace nicely appointed - a great place to enjoy an early aperitif! The hosts were helpful suggesting walks and activities and are very warm and interesting people. Staff friendly too. Dinner was very good and there is a nice atmosphere in the restaurant, relaxed but with...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017

On arrival, the manager was out and there was some confusion which rooms we were given. My room(7) was dark and had an unpleasant smell. The carpet had seen better days and the bathroom tiles were cracked in several places,the safe was free standing and next to the toilet. There was no rubbish basket and despite asking twice for one...

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kln0603, Owner at Inkungu Lodge, responded to this review

Anton and I, as owners of the lodge, are answering this review personally as we do take all reviews very seriously. In our 10 years of operation we have never had a review like this one. The service that you received was obviously way below our usual standard and for that we apologize profusely. We are relieved and gratified that...

SOUTH AFRICA
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We spent 3 nights in the honeymoon suite at the beautiful Inkungu Lodge. What a fabulous experience! Hans, the manager is so welcoming and helpful. Nothing is too much trouble for him. When he heard we were birdwatchers, he even lent us his pocket field guide for our excursion. The location of the lodge is something very special. All the...

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kln0603, Owner at Inkungu Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Carol, We are so delighted that we could make your special getaway so memorable. We live to do this and your feedback is enormously encouraging. Thank you for taking the time to send such a warmly appreciative review. Bless you both, Kerry and Anton

Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Great location, owners very kind and helpful, room was too dark, owners had music system which was loud in room. Weather wasn't great which probably didnt help but we thought food was ok- service sometimes slow. Bit over priced and little old fashioned for our tastes. Gorgeous dog Zoe.

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kln0603, Owner at Inkungu Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Sue, Thank you for taking the time to fill out the review. I'm sorry that our antiques were not your cup of tea. Not everyone enjoys that style I suppose. The weather can certainly put a dampener on plans but we are over the moon at the breaking of a very long drought so no sympathy there I'm afraid!!!...

Winterton, South Africa
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We were welcomed by both Anton and Kerry and made to feel so welcome and at home on our first visit!! We had a drink on the beautiful outside patio area with such beautiful views...magic ambience even during most and rain!!! The dining area is classy with such elegant furniture and decor, yet warm and cosy too. The staff were...

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kln0603, Owner at Inkungu Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Koos, Thank you so much for your sweet comments. Anton and I remember your visit and we really enjoyed your company. Thank you for your kind and gracious words. Warm Regards, Kerry and Anton

Durban
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We stayed 2 nights at Inkungu Lodge, the Lodge is absolutely beautiful, very elegant and beautifully appointed, rooms are very specious, the views are wonderful, location is excellent and its very easy to visit the nearby little shops and bakery etc, and close to the canopy tours and horse riding too, food was excellent and Hans the manager was a...

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kln0603, Owner at Inkungu Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Kjade, What a lovely review. Thank you so much for your kind and gracious words. We can't wait for you to return either. Make is soon!! Warm Regards, Kerry

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Inkungu Lodge in the Champagne Valley, central 'Berg, enjoys a splendid view of the mountains to the north and west. The spacious thatched roof building, typical of the area, is excellently appointed with antique colonial hardwood furniture and selected local African artifacts, woodcarvings, pottery and woven grass baskets. The restaurant serves an impressive range of meals from grilled trout garnished...

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kln0603, Owner at Inkungu Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 47hillwalker, How sweet of you and thank you so much for your lovely encouraging words. This is what keeps us going. Really looking forward to having you back soon. Warm Regards, Kerry and Anton

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had our wedding celebration at Inkungu Lodge. The owners were very helpful and accommodating. The food at the restaurant was delicious. The rooms were cozy and the furniture at the lodge has a lot of history associated with it. The view from the rooms and pool area are beautiful and the staff make you feel at home.

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Kerry N, Manager at Inkungu Lodge, responded to this review

Wow... Thank you so much Kristina and Darren. We loved your wedding. So original and fun. We are happy when you are happy and are thrilled when guests enjoy the beauty as much as we do. Lovely meeting you all. Don't forget to come back to celebrate an anniversary and remind us to give you the 10% discount due.

Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Views from patio into the Champagne Valley are breathtaking. One can sit all day and never tire of the mountains. Lodge well appointed although a touch of maintenance wouldnt have gone amiss. Staff pleasant and helpful. Enjoyable lunch and dinner.

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Kerry N, Manager at Inkungu Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Val, Thank you for your helpful input. Those mountains are simply fabulous. I agree. Thank you for your hint about maintenance. It certainly is an ongoing challenge that we try hard to be on top of constantly. Please do feel very welcome to email us personally on info@inkungulodge.co.za if you noticed something that you thought needed attention. We do...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Inkungu Lodge is nestled in the heart of Champagne Valley, and is set against the magnificent backdrop of the Drakensberg mountain range. A boutique hotel that offers visitors an exclusive escape from the rest of the world, Inkungu Lodge specialises in luxury getaways, berg weddings and conferences. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inkungu Lodge

Address: On Road D19 Off R600 | Champagne Valley, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Drakensberg Region
Price Range: €124 - €155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for mountain view side”
Bergot-Bosmans, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor overlooking the hills”
124lesleyg, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Not sure as didn't see others”
282SueH, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request a room with a view”
ExplorerZA2602, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The Presidential Suite was lovely and spacious.”
erenatah, 18 Nov 2015 | Read review
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