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Mongena Game Lodge

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Roodepoort, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were accommodated in a family unit, even though we were only 2 people. Our room was very comfortable and well-appointed, making for a very enjoyable stay. The lodge staff was very friendly and always very helpful. The restaurant's food was tasty and well presented, making for two very pleasant dining experiences. I will strongly recommend Mongena, and I will...

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Marina-Marketing, Owner at Mongena Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear valued guest Thank you for taking the time to review Mongena on this platform! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future! Warm regards Marina Toerien

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In March 2017, we celebrated our wedding at Mongena, with only positive things to recount. From the start of our discussions to reserve the venue up to the wedding weekend, everything was done professionally, with great care and attention to detail and at excellent response times. Importantly, the venue and location are absolutely stunning and offer an amazing array of...

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Marina-Marketing, Owner at Mongena Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear wedding couple It was an absolute pleasure to be part of your special weekend and I really enjoyed working with you to plan this memorable occasion! Thank you for your amazing review! I am proud of my team at Mongena as without them this great service would have not been possible! Looking forward to welcoming you back soon! Warm...

Boksburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group ladies spent a fantastic weekend at Mongena and came back revitalised and refreshed. The close proximity to Johannesburg makes it an ideal weekend getaway. The friendly and efficient staff are on hand to ensure that all your needs are met. Our room was well-equipped and spotlessly clean and close to all the amenities. We spent a relaxing afternoon...

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Marina-Marketing, Owner at Mongena Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ladies Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the stay with us and are looking forward to welcoming you back to Mongena in the not too distant future! Warm regards Marina Toerien

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service, beautiful environment . Delicious food. Saw 3 of the big 5 in only 1 trip. Unfortunately we had a water pressure problem on our last day, could not shower. It's close to Johannesburg but in the bush.

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Marina-Marketing, Owner at Mongena Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your support and time in writing this review! I apologize for the inconvenience you had to endure on the last day! We are delighted that you enjoyed our good food and had an excellent experience on the game drive. Yours sincerely Marina Toerien

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The quality of the lodge facilities and services available are very good. Excellent game ranger and spotter, lots of game big and small in a real bush environment. And so convenient to get to from Pretoria and Johannesburg. Our second visit, a third visit in the future is very likely.

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Marina-Marketing, Owner at Mongena Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time out to visit us again in the bush as well as write a review on your experience! We look forward to welcoming back soon! Warm regards Marina Toerien

Heidelberg, South Africa
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Very quiet place. Beautiful view over the dam. Please pass our appreciation to the kitchen chef as our food was excellent as the waiter who remained discret but always availble. We will come back to enjoy your lodge.

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Marina-Marketing, Owner at Mongena Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Your feedback and comments are appreciated! We are pleased with the fact that you enjoyed our cuisine and service! Have passed your review on to Johannes Maredi our Executive Chef and his team as well as to Edward and his waiter team. Warm Mongena regards Marina Toerien

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I was the happiest person this week...Why you ask me? Well, I was woken up to the chirping of birds, had sumptuous breakfast overlooking a dam, strolled on green pastures and relaxed at the pool side under the shade of a tree, had zebras and warthogs to give me company for Tea time, went on an amazing game drive and...

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Marina-Marketing, Owner at Mongena Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest A huge thank you for your effort and time in writing this review. We can appreciate your feelings of happiness as we are truly blessed and grateful to being of service to our valued guests in such beautiful surroundings merely 40 minutes from Pretoria. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future!...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We attended our annual conference (the second time at this venue) and stayed at this venue for three nights. We were so delighted with the very tasteful food that was served and the rooms were in mint condition. The atmosphere is so relaxed with Nyala's and Zebra's wandering between the chalets and birds to please the eye of the birding...

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Marina-Marketing, Owner at Mongena Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your continued support, time and effort in writing this review. It is much appreciated. Your feedback is assisting us to achieve even greater heights of service excellence. We look forward to welcoming you back with your family this time! Kind regards Marina Toerien

Reviewed 5 March 2017

We had our wedding at Mongena which was planned a year in advance from where we live in London. Exceptional value for money, friendly staff, delicious food, clean and spacious accommodation. The free roaming resident zebras and buck in the lodge were a bonus extra. We experienced good game drives and our overseas guests are still talking about this amazing...

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Marina-Marketing, Owner at Mongena Game Lodge, responded to this review

It was only a pleasure dealing with this long distance bride and her guests! Glad that everyone enjoyed the South African hospitality and cuisine. Hope to see you back soon! Warm regards Marina Toerien

Daegu, South Korea
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Accommadation: spacious room and bathroom but very dirty, dust everywhere and webs in the corners The Lodge: Decent bar area and friendly bar staff. But no music, a run down bumpy pool table with torn pockets and terrible quality pool queues. No other games, activities available. The pool outside doesn't look very inviting although it is clean. Game Drives: Were...

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Dear Guest We appreciate your feedback whether being positive or negative which enables us to improve our service and offerings. We apologize for the inconvenience you experienced with the food hygiene and quality and have given top priority to this matter. We are situated in the African bush with dust and insects fortunately and always try to have preventative measures...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This 63 bed, 4 star rated, non-self catering Lodge is situated in the north-western section of the 18,500 ha free roaming big 5 Dinokeng Game Reserve and is accessible by tarred main road, 40 minutes from Tshwane/Pretoria and 1.5 hr from Johannesburg/O.R.Tambo Airport in the province of Gauteng, South Africa. The lodge boasts 25 tastefully furnished air-conditioned thatched chalets/rooms including a honeymoon suite, with private bathrooms comprising of bath and/or shower, room safes, coffee/tea stations, DSTV TV programmes and internet access. A state-of-the art conference centre, boardrooms, sparkling swimming pool, Tshukudu outdoor bar, a romantic chapel for weddings and Kingfisher a la carte Restaurant situated next to the small lake in main lodge overlooking the plains of the Game Reserve completes the offerings at the main camp. Kingfisher is well-known for its superb cuisine and is open to inhouse and day visitors 7 days a week. Mongena specializes in quality guided game drives, bushwalks and sunset cruises for inhouse guests as well as day visitors longing for an African safari experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mongena Game Lodge

Address: JR87 Boekenhoutkloof, Rust de Winter Road D48 | Dinokeng Game Reserve, Hammanskraal 0400, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Hammanskraal
Price Range: $185 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mongena Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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“It is also a popular wedding venue, perhaps the peace could be disturbed on weekends when there is a lot of guests?”
ehleroux53, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the room are good.”
jaimep86, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The rooms are spread out over the property so there are plenty of choices”
U8335XKjanet, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are rooms overlooking the dam / watering hole”
LisaSwart, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for rooms or chalets away from the main reception area so get best views of game wandering through the lodge”
katej445, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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