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    Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa

    i, Port St Johns, South Africa
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          Traveller (375)
          Room & Suite (75)
          Pool & Beach (45)
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          Overview
          • Excellent73%
          • Very good20%
          • Average5%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
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          “3 nights at Umngazi River Bungalows”
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          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast Buffet
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Suites
          Poolside Bar
          Fitness centre
          Spa
          Wheelchair Access
          Conference Facilities
          Laundry Service
          Tennis Court
          Shuttle Bus Service
          Babysitting
          Private Balcony
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

          We have been going to Umngazi for 8 years now with our kids who are now 14,12 & 4, it's our one holiday we can't wait to go on each & every year. It's the perfect family holiday - kids are kept entertained and the...More

          Thank Traceydup
          Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 18 February 2017

          Dear Tracey, Thank you so much for this incredibly kind review. It was wonderful to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us and even more so to read how the team looked after you. We really appreciate your ongoing support and look forward...More

          Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

          Quite simply this, our 9th visit to Umngazi, met all expectations. By way of supplementing my past reviews, I comment as follows. 1. The quality of food (when adjudged in terms of a criteria of family as opposed to cordon bleu fare) again moves up...More

          Thank H3668ZJterrys
          Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 12 February 2017

          Dear Terry, Thank you so much for your honest and kind review. Your comments are noted and will where necessary will be addressed with the teams concerned. Our apology for some error on your room charge billing, Simbo has looked into this and corrected this...More

          Reviewed 6 February 2017

          Umngazi holiday resort rated as one of the top 10 of Trip Advisor’s ideal destinations truly leaves me lacking faith in advertising. Here is my story: After seeing the resort advertisements in numerous magazines and the internet I made myself a promise that one day...More

          2  Thank chops492
          Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 18 February 2017

          Dear Umngazi Guest, It was indeed a concern that you did not enjoy your stay as much as we would have liked. We did upgrade you to a sea facing bungalow from a river facing out of the want to improve your overall stay, certainly...More

          Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

          We just spent 9 days at Umngazi with our adult children and their partners as well as twin grand babies. This was our first visit but definitely won't be our last. Everyone was super friendly and helpful and in fact the managers Graham and Michelle...More

          2  Thank Cathy K
          Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 7 February 2017

          Dear Cathy, Thank you so much for this kind review. It was truly a great pleasure to have met you all and to have hosted such a wonderful family such as yours. It was great to see you taking advantage of all that is on...More

          Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

          We had our Christmas holidays at UMngazi and once again they didn't disappoint at all Their rooms are now revamped and they really look nice with comfortable beds The food is just 5 star! Great taste and variety. Very friendly staff and good nannies. I...More

          2  Thank Donald T
          Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 30 January 2017

          Dear Donald, Thank you so much for this wonderful review, great to read that your holiday with us was everything that was expected and deserved. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best wishes, Graham

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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Beachfront
          • Free Internet
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Babysitting
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Laundry Service
          • Banquet Room
          • Conference Facilities
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Tennis Court
          Details
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          • Suites ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 69
          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Eastern Cape >
          • Port St Johns
          • Also Known As
          • Umngazi River Bungalows Hotel Port St Johns ,
          • Umngazi River Hotel ,
          • Umngazi River Resort ,
          • Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa South Africa/Port St Johns
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          Traveller (375)
          Room & Suite (75)
          Pool & Beach (45)
          Dining (25)
          Hotel & Grounds (239)
          Bathroom (17)
          Family and Play Areas (4)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Lizell W
          Hello!. I am keen to visit in December but my retired parents in Durban are very anxious about the general personal safety as well as road conditions as they don't have a 4x4. Please advise the condition of the road and journey time. Another option would be to fly them but then we are restricted to a 7 night stay, what is the airfield like now?
          15 March 2017|
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          Response from Carl L | Reviewed this property |
          Hi I agree why the previous entry. The drive is ok if you do it during the day. The road is not the issue but rather the drivers and the livestock along the way. If you're at all nervous of driving (like my wife is) then fly... More
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          Lizell W
          I understand there is a ferry to get to the beach, is this run by the resort? Is there a charge, how frequent is the service? How long does it take to get from the resort to the beach?
          15 March 2017|
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          Response from GeneralManager81 | Property representative |
          There is a ferry to the beach run by the Resort, as well you can access the beach directly from the Resort as well walking along the path next to the river. The ferry is available whenever the guest would like to go, no... More
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          Dayn1984
          Hi there, Traveling from Durban this Friday, which is the recommended route at the moment? - R61 through Bizana/Flagstaff/Lusikisiki - N2 to Kokstad then R394 to R61 via Flagstaff/Lusikisiki - N2 to Kokstad then to Mthatha and onto the R61 Thanks
          4 January 2017|
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          Response from GeneralManager81 | Property representative |
          The Kokstad outing although longer is a far more comfortable drive as you miss all the Roadworks between Port Edward and Bizana.
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          Room Tips
          "Sea facing rooms are spectacular but are a further walk from central amenities."
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          "Definitely go for a sea view room if you are on a romantic break. Or the bottom river view bungalows are..."
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          "Choose a cottage on the lower bank if you don't like stairs. However the sea facing rooms on all levels..."
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          "I would say a sea-view is preferable to a river view."
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