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    Sani Lodge Backpackers

    Sani Pass Road, Sani Pass 3257, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent49%
    • Very good35%
    • Average13%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “sani lodge” (43 reviews)
    “day tour” (8 reviews)
    “the kitchen” (11 reviews)
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    Champagne Castle Hotel
    863 reviews
    #1 of 5 hotels in Winterton
     
    Premier Resort Sani Pass
    82 reviews
    #2 of 2 hotels in Himeville
     
    Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort
    258 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Underberg
     
    Sani Valley Lodge and Hotel
    143 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Himeville
     
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    21 - 25 of 148 reviews

    Reviewed 27 July 2016

    We stayed in one of the very nice, comfortable self catering cottages. This is a lovely place for a family to spend some time on the Lesotho border. We enjoyed breakfast and diner twice. Every day two cheerful ladies cook diner for those who has...More

    Thank Frank_de_Bos
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 3 August 2016

    Thank you for your feedback on your stay in one of our cottages. Yes it is an indictment on KZN Wildlife and Dept of Transport that the term ' sense of place' when used in connection with the as you say ' romance ' of...More

    Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

    Came back 2 yr layer with grandparents too and very happy. Everything there, lots of information and although busy with youngsters all behaved and not too roudy. See you next time! Here's hoping they don't tar the pass. .

    Thank Peter H
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 19 July 2016

    Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you returned with your Grandparents and that they enjoyed their stay as well. We have always tried to appeal to all ages, cultures, ethnic groups, nationalities and budgets of travelers and local South Africans.

    Reviewed 11 July 2016

    I've stayed here twice now as my base camp for cycling Sani Pass. I love it, the facilities are great and the atmosphere is lovely - very warm and welcoming. The outdoor shower offers the most splendid view. It is by no means luxurious -...More

    Thank Ian C
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 19 July 2016

    Thank you for your feedback. We loved your comment on the outdoor shower which is always our favourite part of our camping holidays and that is why we decided to build one at the Lodge too. Nothing better than showering under the stars at night...More

    Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

    We can only rate the coffee shop as we didn't have a chance to stay at the Lodge. The coffee shop is quaint with lots of stunning curio, souvenirs and even paintings by Simone which are up for purchase! The filled pancakes are a 'must...More

    Thank Olievenhoutsrus1
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 12 August 2016

    Thank you for reviewing our little Cafe on your way past and glad you enjoyed the pancakes. I am delighted you liked my paintings too!

    Reviewed 8 July 2016

    I must admit, I got a very good deal with the lodge despite making reservations only one day before arriving. It was a last minute trip and Mirriam was very helpful in trying to accommodate us. She even gave us a good deal with rooms...More

    Thank shalznair
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 19 July 2016

    Thank you for your thorough feedback. We also appreciate that you understand the difference between a Backpackers that caters for travelers on a budget and thus charges rates at a fraction of the cost of a 5 star hotel ie R150pppn in a dorm as...More

    Champagne Castle Hotel
    863 reviews
    #1 of 5 hotels in Winterton
     
    Premier Resort Sani Pass
    82 reviews
    #2 of 2 hotels in Himeville
     
    Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort
    258 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Underberg
     
    Sani Valley Lodge and Hotel
    143 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Himeville
     
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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
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    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • 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
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Sani Pass
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    Traveller (87)
    Room & Suite (22)
    Dining (6)
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    "Honeyguide Cottage has the best view and sleeps 6 people."
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