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    Sani Lodge Backpackers

    Sani Pass Road, Sani Pass 3257, South Africa
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    Traveller (94)
    Room & Suite (26)
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    Overview
    • Excellent49%
    • Very good34%
    • Average13%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “sani lodge” (48 reviews)
    “value for money” (12 reviews)
    “day tour” (9 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 160 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    + Passionate staff and owners who are clearly there to share their love for the Drakensberg with the guests. All of the guides have been amazing, possibly the best guides I've had in the entire trip. Amazing views, good crowd there who are independent, interesting...More

    Thank FionaChang
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    stayed for 2 nights before heading up the sani pass. Nice place close to the road. The main compound is arranged around a central courtyard with some rondavels just up the slope. We stayed in on the the en suite rondavels. Basic but nice. Clean...More

    Thank Africa_Travels
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Had an impromptu New Years trip with some mates and Sani Backpackers was the perfect place. We'd planned to just camp for the weekend but after some rain flooded our tents they were more than prepared to offer us beds indoors. The food at the...More

    Thank Naledi M
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Naledi, thank you for your review. Whew that was one phenomenal record breaking deluge of rain you experienced! We have already since your visit ,dug a deep channel to divert flood waters ( should this event happen again which with global warming is possible)...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The time in Sani Lodge was amazing! The area is beautiful and the lodge feels like being at home. We had the enormous luck to meet Mondli, a great guide and better person. He drove us to Sani Pass during a day, explaining about history...More

    Thank Marina A
    Reviewed 5 December 2017

    Stayed in the 4-bed dorm. It is located right in the mountains so the landscape is beautiful! Most guests have a car so it will be difficult to move around if you need to go anywhere. Nothing is within walking distance. PROS - The food...More

    Thank Ann i
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thanks for your review. There are some anomalies with your review which our staff and tour guides have all been discussing together. Not only was your review posted 6 weeks after your stay but done on the same day you reviewed a place in Durban...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$13 - US$28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Sani Pass
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    Traveller (94)
    Room & Suite (26)
    Dining (8)
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    Hotel & Grounds (127)
    Bathroom (2)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Anna-Marie P
    10 June 2017|
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    Response from TOFF1111 | Property representative |
    Sorry no pets allowed here due to duiker and other wildlife on the property.
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    "Book early, only a limited amount of double beds available."
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    "Rondavels are quiet, cool, clean and peaceful"
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    "Honeyguide Cottage has the best view and sleeps 6 people."
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    "There are various options. We chose the rooms sharing a bathroom. You can choose chalets or rooms with your..."
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