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Sondzela Backpackers

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“swimming pool”(5 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Swaziland in general has a beautiful landscape with a wide variety of fauna and flora, but at Sondzela you go a step even further by being immersed in the green mountainous areas where wild animals roam peacefully and freely. Staff is very kind and helpful....More

Thank bradleyblackburn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a rondavel for 2 nights in January 2017, great views (mostly with zebra's), communal kitchen was ok, great BBQ area, lovely pool with amazing view! Very nice and quiet place and in the middle of Mlilwane NP, which is so very nice...More

Thank Annikatmt
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing. It's located in the middle of a Wildlife Sanctuary. It's great to spend here one or more nights to enjoy the atmosphere. Great also for hikes and bike rides. It's a bit far away from everything. So it's better to rent...More

Thank PaoloAiello
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We were a big group of friends that pulled into Sondzela for one night. They have lovely facilities in terms of a bonfire area, lawn, pool, pool table, ping pong table etc. Only one of the bathrooms had a shower though, the others had baths....More

Thank shanehodges55
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Sondzela is ideally located at the back of the Mlilwane Game Reserve. It's quiet and peaceful, but close enough to the main lodge for a variety of activities. Walking trails are everywhere, mountain biking, etc. I found the ladies working the desk to be friendly...More

Thank Christopher N
Response from Ann R, Public Relations Manager at Sondzela BackpackersResponded 1 January 2018

Thank you for your lovely review - fabulous to hear you enjoyed your stay!

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US$12 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$12 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Rondavels for a true Swazi Experience"
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"The rondawels are a bit more private and the impalas tend to graze around them at night."
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"If you want a chilled spot away from the main house a rondavel is the perfect option"
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"Rondavel if into game viewing/privacy....."
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