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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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    Overview
    • Excellent71%
    • Very good21%
    • Average5%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “game drives” (54 reviews)
    “the reserve” (20 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

    I'm not really sure how we feel about the bongani mountain lodge... The rooms and bathrooms weren't clean (we actually found two black button spiders in one of them), but the bedding was good. The food wasn't exceptional, but edible, and though the scenery was...More

    3  Thank Jessica C
    Response from Johan M, General Manager at Bongani Mountain LodgeResponded 10 March 2017

    Dear Jessica Thank you for staying at Bongani Mountain Lodge and taking of your valuable time to review our property. We take our guest feedback very seriously and please be assured that the items you have brought to our attention will receive our immediate attention....More

    Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

    At a reputed (fenced) 8000 hectares (according to our guide) Bongani is too small to sustain a balance of predators and their prey. Its fenced off from Kruger National Park, thus limiting animal transfer. The mountainous terrain looks spectacular, but the tracks are poorly maintained,...More

    3  Thank Stevethearchitect
    Response from Johan M, General Manager at Bongani Mountain LodgeResponded 21 February 2017

    Dear valued guest Thank you for participating and contributing towards our on-going efforts to continuously improve our services and facilities. We sincerely apologise that you did not enjoy all our offerings to the extent that we have set ourselves out to achieve. Bongani Mountain Lodge...More

    Reviewed 13 February 2017

    First visit to South Africa and loved the experience of our Safari expeditions twice daily, The service was very good; staff friendly and welcoming; food was delicious and plentiful. Our lodge was very authentic with lovely views across the bush and landscaped gardens. House keeping...More

    1  Thank lyn684
    Response from Johan M, General Manager at Bongani Mountain LodgeResponded 15 February 2017

    Dear valued guest Thank you for taking your valuable time to write this review, I'm very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that your room was comfortable and your food was delicious, and will be sure to tell the staff...More

    Reviewed 6 February 2017

    I booked this lodge relatively last minute for a short stay and was completely blown away by the place. Aside from being set in an absolutely gorgeous setting of rolling hills that require you to take an off-road vehicle to even access, the establishment was...More

    1  Thank Kristen K
    Response from Johan M, General Manager at Bongani Mountain LodgeResponded 15 February 2017

    Dear Kristen Thank you for visiting Bongani Mountain Lodge and taking your precious time to write this great review. I'm very happy to hear that you has had such a great time at our beautiful lodge in these magnificent mountains that we are so fortunate...More

    Reviewed 1 February 2017

    We stayed here for 7 amazing days. From the time we arrived until the day we left we were treated so well by all the staff The food was excellent and a good variety and always served with a smile. Our lodge was spacious and...More

    1  Thank Liz K
    Response from Johan M, General Manager at Bongani Mountain LodgeResponded 15 February 2017

    Dear Liz Thank you for taking you valuable time to write this fantastic review about our beautiful lodge. I will be sure to pass your messages to all our staff and to Nikki, Aaron and Elliot. Looking forward to welcoming you back here soon. Kind...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$325 - US$435 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 38
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    • Mpumalanga >
    • Matsulu
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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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    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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    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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    "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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    "There are very cute looking vervet monkeys around the camp, they are very bold and enter the rooms."
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