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    Sani Lodge Backpackers

    Sani Pass Road, Sani Pass 3257, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent48%
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    • Average13%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “value for money” (11 reviews)
    “day tour” (8 reviews)
    “the kitchen” (11 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 154 reviews

    Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

    It was ok here. We booked camping for one night.The staff were friendly, cheap price and ok to stay overnight before starting the sani pass tour and further into lesotho. No hot water in the showers....More

    Thank Tanja I
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 23 February 2017

    Thank you for your write up. We have experienced severe floods of late as have many parts of the Southern African continent which makes it difficult to sort out water supply for gas / solar geysers in a hurry. Either you were here just after...More

    Reviewed 15 February 2017

    This is not a 5* hotel, it is a backpacker's and therefore this should be kept in mind when visiting. For a backpackers, I found the staff extremely friendly, the rooms cozy and the common area very welcoming and warm (we went there during snow)....More

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    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 17 February 2017

    Thank you for your review of our Backpackers Lodge. You hit the nail on the head as this is exactly what a well run Backpackers with four star grading status and Fair Trade in Tourism certified represents ; real value for money! In fact a...More

    Reviewed 9 February 2017

    Spent the weekend here to get out of the city. Highly recommend staying in one of the rondavels. Even during the heat of the afternoon, the rondavel was nice and cool. The self-service kitchen was really clean, and had everything we needed to cook our...More

    Thank Alyssa P
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 17 February 2017

    Thank you for your detailed review of your stay with us. The rondavels are built in the traditional African style with clay walls and thatch grass roofing offering good insulation in both summer and winter. The tour guides who work for our tour company Drakensberg...More

    Reviewed 3 February 2017

    We're a long term traveling couple and the Sani Lodge is one of the first places in Southern-Africa that had everything for us. We hitchhiked up the Sani Pass (was very easy) and were welcomed with beautifull views over the drakensberg. The next days we...More

    Thank TravelAndTrying
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 16 February 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are delighted that as experienced travellers, you rated us highly. This feedback really means a lot to us and our team of staff. We are indeed fortunate to live in such a beautiful area, pristine...More

    Reviewed 16 December 2016

    Wow, everything was clean and neat and then you add the friendly staff, you can also relax next to the fireplace on a cold evening! They offer various activities to do around the area also, from short hikes to 7 day pony rides in the...More

    Thank KerneelsW
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 22 December 2016

    Hi, thanks for your feedback. Russell, Simone and our staff love to host travelers and adventurers from all walks of life and are always so happy to see South Africans travel around their own country, discovering a wealth of beauty and diverse cultures and activities....More

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    1.1 km
     
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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Spa
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    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • US$64 - US$196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Sani Pass
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    Anna-Marie P
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    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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