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    Bongani Mountain Lodge

    Mthethomusha Game Reserve, on the southern border of the Kruger National Park | Off the N4 between Nelspruit and Kaapmuiden, Matsulu 1295, South Africa
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    • Excellent71%
    • Very good22%
    • Average4%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “game drives” (55 reviews)
    “the reserve” (21 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We loved the Bongani Lodge but didn't quite realise how far into the mountains it was. But the views were magnificent with lodges perched over the rocky ledges roamed by monkeys, baboons impala and kudo. Great excitement when we spotted our first herd of elephants...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We loved Bongani Mountain lodge I and its staff group. The rangers particularly were well trained and very knowledgeable they gave us the most wonderful African bush experience. The lodges are clean and well serviced but are looking a little jaded but thus perhaps adds...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Maybe not the Big Five but after we bin in more places, this is an beautiful place with a stunning view over the savannah. Beautiful rooms and suites. The food was good and the staff was lovely. The Rangers are really good drivers and know...More

    Thank Sandra R
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Lovely location, food and staff excellent, last of 4 lodges and much more scenic. had an unfortunate experience on the first night at another 'Buna' 2 million insects descended - just after the rain, 10 mins and the staff had the tables etc clear and...More

    Thank Allan M
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Lots of trips organised for guests; food excellent but if, for some reason, you are not going out on a game drive, there is nothing to do at the Lodge. Also, lunch expensive, particularly if you only want a snack as you know you're going...More

    Thank Anna B
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    • US$380 - US$448 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 38
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    • South Africa >
    • Mpumalanga >
    • Matsulu
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    • Bongani Mountain Hotel Mpumalanga
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    blueandwhitehoops
    30 September 2017|
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    Response from Tony W | Reviewed this property |
    The food was okay, but nothing special. What was helpful is that when I requested specific dishes, (notably African staples of 'pap and Chakalacka') it was excellent. I would take time to discuss your expectations with the... More
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    dianne1961
    20 September 2017|
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    Response from sugandha k | Reviewed this property |
    South African Rand is what u need as per us safety wasn't an issue at all! For hotel bills cards can do too but if you go out or tip someone u need the local currency
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    dianne1961
    11 September 2017|
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    Response from lyn684 | Reviewed this property |
    We went in February this year and weather was very warm ... hotter than expected. We only had one evening of rain but there were capes supplied for the Safari jeep ride as it is open top! Definitely suggest a hat that stays... More
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    "Some of the have a fabulous view over the edge of the escarpment ask for one of those"
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    "Most are adjoining bungalows with a few singles"
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    "All rooms great, but watch out for the loose rugs; I slipped on the one in my room and ended up with a huge..."
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    "Try to book a lodge at the front."
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