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Sani Mountain Lodge

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you want a driving adventure up the pass to enjoy some quality time on the top in the pub, this is definitely worth it. The food the staff are all professional and friendly. Definitely recommend the Mountain Lodge and yes it can get very...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Warm, friendly people, lovely meals, wonderful cosy fires everywhere, spectacular views. BUT they need to sort out the smoking chimneys in the bedrooms; a bathmat on the icy bathroom floor is essential; a bedside light would be nice; having somewhere to put a suitcase other...More

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Response from SaniMountainLodge, Public Relations Manager at Sani Mountain LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Hi there Blossom :) We are very happy to hear that you had a cosy experience with us. We do however apologise for the the chimney problems. We are currently trying to find a new design that can withstand the winds up on the mountain...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location sub standard supper good breakfast. were not asked how we liked the steak got over cooked steak and very dry hake not acceptable to share the dinning room with staff huddled at the coal stove rooms are acceptable but the coal fire places...More

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Response from SaniMountainLodge, Public Relations Manager at Sani Mountain LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Hi there Hulleybr, thank you very much for the review. :) We will make work of improving our dinners and investigating into the staff issues mentioned above. Regardless of all that, we are happy that you still managed to have an enjoyable time and hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely friendly helpful staff from top to bottom, even too push-starting our bakkie on a freezing cold morning! Good wholesome food in a cozy pub and restaurant. Warm cozy chalets with very efficient fireplace, and views to die for too. We felt it was a...More

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Response from SaniMountainLodge, Public Relations Manager at Sani Mountain LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Hi There Angus, thank you very much for the review! It is always a pleasure to hear such wonderful things of our Lodge and the amazing Team that help run it. Please note that we do have camping available, should you decide to try out...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From reception to staff lighting the furnace in the room, everybody was very friendly and helpful. The steaks at dinner were unfortunalty very dry and R15 for a small packet of chips (normally R6) was excessive (realising it probably had to be transported all the...More

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Response from SaniMountainLodge, Public Relations Manager at Sani Mountain LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Hi There Pieter, we thank you for your review. We do apologise for the dry steak and will certainly try to improve on our training for the kitchen team. :) We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, The Sani Mountain Lodge Team.

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estiestander
19 February 2018|
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Yes. The trip up takes about two hours with the photo stops. There isn’t much to do at the top unless you like walking - walk along top of mountain for some spectacular shots of the winding road you have just travelled... More
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"don't let them book you into the room they use for guides accommodation if you can help it especially if..."
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"Bungalows might be nice but far to expencieve"
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"We assume that the smaller rooms would actually be warmer, stay away from the large rooms as they do not heat..."
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"The rondavels are very cozy and comfy when staff light the coal fires at night."
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