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    Mbotyi River Lodge

    Pondoland, Mbotyi 4820, South Africa
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    Traveller (68)
    Room & Suite (21)
    Pool & Beach (19)
    Overview
    • Excellent42%
    • Very good34%
    • Average17%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “wild coast” (15 reviews)
    “dirt road” (7 reviews)
    “river lodge” (5 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Spa
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Babysitting
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 96 reviews

    Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

    Lovely campsite with clean ablutions. Far from the beach (no seaview). The people at Mbotyi River Lodge were very unhelpful and NOT accomodating towards the campers at all. We were not allowed to use any of the lodge's facilities (not even the use of the...More

    Thank BiancaBartman
    Response from Juan S, General Manager at Mbotyi River LodgeResponded 26 December 2016

    Hi Bianca My apologies that you did not enjoy yourself. The campsite is actually a community based project in total and we assist them only with their bookings as a service to the community for no charge. During season our lodge guests pay prime and...More

    Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

    We stayed for one night during our SA tour and truely enjoyed our time at Mbotyi River Lodge! We were greeted by the owner upon arrival (it is some 24km of dirt road but doable by car) and showed around the premises. Our room was...More

    Thank BobbyJane021
    Response from Juan S, General Manager at Mbotyi River LodgeResponded 5 December 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. It is truly appreciate and we are happy you enjoyed your stay with us.

    Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

    After running 21km we stumbled through the gate & into the pool. We organised drinks at the bar & were called for toasted sandwiches in the restaurant. The rooms were clean & practical. The view stunning. The toilets a bit prone to break after 1st...More

    Thank elliecourts
    Reviewed 11 September 2016

    This is the third time we have visited Mbotyi River Lodge, the first for 4 of our friends who came with us, we stayed four days and if it wasn't for the weather which wasn't great, would loved to have stayed much longer. From the...More

    2  Thank Lesley1222
    Reviewed 6 September 2016

    One of the stars of the Wild Coast- it takes a bit of getting to, but it is quite do-able in a normal car. A beautiful setting and within reach of several waterfalls and other scenic highlights. Some of these, for example, Luphatana, are only...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • 48
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Mbotyi
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    Traveller (68)
    Room & Suite (21)
    Pool & Beach (19)
    Dining (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (46)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    KOS1185
    1 January 2015|
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    Response from embotyi1 | Property representative |
    sorry no, but we have the most amazing beaches to get rid and all your energy.
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    "Try to stay in one of the front rooms for the best views out over the beach to sea."
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    "All rooms have lovely views of either the lagoon or sea"
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