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Montusi Mountain Lodge

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love love Montusi! Always exceptional service! The best place for peace and tranquility. We always leave feeling very relaxed! The views are beautiful! We love the hikes and mountain biking trails!

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Dundee, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Montusi is an absolute treat and if you are considering a trip to the Drakensberg, this is the place to be. Montusi is wonderfully located, with magnificient views of the surrounding mountains. Other parts of the berg have become a little more developed whereas from Montusi you see mountains and open grassland for as far as the eye can see....

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LindsayMML, Owner at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting this fantastic review of your family getaway at Montusi! It was an absolute pleasure to host you all and help you unwind. We hope to see you again soon! Lindsay

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had our annual family holiday week at Montusi this year and thoroughly enjoyed it. Beautiful location with stunning views. Close enough to good main roads to be easy to find, but far enough to enjoy absolute tranquility and deep rest. Very well appointed, clean and comfortable chalets. Excellent range of well maintained facilities. Food quality and selection fantastic. Staff...

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LindsayMML, Owner at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

When we received your booking some months ago, we were quite surprised that you had booked such a long stay: 10 nights is quite unusual for us! But how the time flew! From having your little girl helping the bakers in the kitchen and your son adventuring over the mountains with the horsemen, to seeing you and your husband scampering...

London
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Beautiful to see about 30 swifts and swallows swooping and circling around the estate. The views are stunning from breakfast. My villa, number 22 was built in 2016; it has a great view but looking over other villas rather than an uninterrupted view of the mountains. The villas were mainly built in year 2000 to an extremely high standard -...

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LindsayMML, Owner at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on your time at Montusi. It was great to chat to you while you were with us and I'm happy to read that you were overall happy with the whole experience and that we were able to improve things while you were with us. I am sorry about the miscommunication we had between you,...

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Great house,great stuff, very good location ,50 km from bergville, 45 minutes from natal rservation. 5 minutes walk from a nice adventures park with ropes and banjies with very nice stuff as well. The lodge have tenis,fishing and magic trails to ancient caves. I reccomands it to every one that want to explore the area with great base to rest...

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LindsayMML, Owner at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are very proud of our magic trails...we agree that there is a little magic in these mountains and it is our absolute BEST when people feel the magic and enjoy it here. We hope to share a little more magic with you one day. All the very best, Lindsay

Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2017

What a pleasure it was to stay at Montusi. First you get knocked for six by the location, then it's followed by very comfortable accommodation. Add great food and brilliant staff and you have a very special place to remember. Plenty of activities to try as well. We did the Bushmans walk (thank you Shadrick) and went Quad biking. Hope...

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LindsayMML, Owner at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this lovely review of your time at Montusi. We are so pleased to read that you experience made a real impression on you. As I said when you were with us - our community and staff make life at Montusi amazing and we are so grateful for it! We look forward to your next visit....

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Fabulous Amphitheatre views from the quaint thatched rondeval cottages. Beautiful gardens to walk round and stunning views from everywhere. Food was delicious and varied. Swimming pool, tennis courts, walking tours and self drive routes provided.

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LindsayMML, Owner at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kathryn, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your time at Montusi. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to welcome you back again soon! ALl the best, Lindsay

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in February and, unfortunately, the weather was not brilliant on our second afternoon so we had about 2 hours of rain. Despite this the stay was memorable. Beautifully appointed rooms in individual lodges set in wonderful, landscaped grounds. It would have been lovely to have been able to use the swimming pool but we were able...

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LindsayMML, Owner at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Simon, Thanks so much for #1) Loving your time at Montusi despite the weather and #2) for sharing about it! It is the best for us when our guests' are able to enjoy their time, no matter the weather! We hope to welcome you back again one day, when the sun shines! Lindsay

Toronto
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The cottage was beautiful, the scenery was spectacular and the food was delicious. We met interesting people and the staff was outstanding. We will definitely return to this treasure in the Drakensberg Mountains.

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LindsayMML, Owner at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this review of your time at Montusi! We love to hear when people enjoy the Montusi Experience. It really gives us a boost. We hope you will come out again soon. Kind regards, Lindsay

Erding, Germany
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The Montusi Mountain Lodge was the perfect finish to our 3 week vacation in SA. The bungalows are beautiful set with stunning views of the mountains. All the staff was outstandingly helpful and all our wishes were fulfilled within minutes. One can just stay and do nothing or enjoy some of the fantastic hikes around the lodge. The full moon...

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LindsayMML, Owner at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Joerg, Thanks so much for your lovely review of Montusi. We are so happy to read that you enjoyed your time with us. The Full Moon adventure was the first one we have done in some time and we will now be taking these excursions to the dam for our delicious Amarula Coffees every full moon (if the weather...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Montusi is a four-star, family-run lodge in the Northern Drakensberg World Heritage Site offering Space, Comfort and Peace in uncluttered, unpretentious luxury. Each free-standing suite enjoys stunning views of the Amphitheatre Mountain. Suites have one or two bedrooms, all en-suite with bath and walk-in shower, and lounge with patio, fireplace, fridge and tea/coffee facility.Imaginative gourmet cuisine makes for sumptuous dining.Activities: hiking, fishing, tennis, swimming, horse-riding, birding, mountain-bike and 4x4 trails (bring your wheels), relaxing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Montusi Mountain Lodge

Address: Off D119 | Northern Drakensberg, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park 3350, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park
Price Range: $334 - $465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Montusi Mountain Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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“We stayed in Room 18 (two bedroom suite) that had a nice view of the Drakensberg Amphitheatre.”
ValueLuxurySeeker, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 14, limited wifi. Good wifi on the terrace with STUNNING (not 4 star!) panoramic views.”
notsib, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Request suites in the new section with mountain views”
Kate-Eddie, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Newer rooms are excellent but suspect all are of a good standard”
Toaster803, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Mountain Suites looked exquisite”
LoriVoss, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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