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    Montusi Mountain Lodge

    Off D119 | Northern Drakensberg, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park 3350, South Africa
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    2017-07-30 2017-07-31
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    Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

    Spent three nights here - and the rain arrived with us - much appreciated by the locals but less so by us! However the comfortable accommodation, friendly staff, and relaxed atmosphere in this family run lodge was much appreciated. The setting is amazing although perhaps...More

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    Response from Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain LodgeResponded 24 February 2016

    Thank you, thank you for bringing the rain! It was a great relief for us to get the moisture...your sacrifice was definitely appreciated:) We are really pleased that you enjoyed your time with us, despite the weather and hope you will be able to return...More

    Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

    We stayed for 3 nights in a double bedroom family chalet. The view over the Amphitheatre was just amazing. The lodge layout is very spacious and providing enough privacy between the chalets. The service was very friendly and the food absolutely delicious. We enjoyed hikes...More

    Thank Tanja J
    Response from Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain LodgeResponded 23 February 2016

    Dear Tanja, Thanks for spending part of your precious December holiday at Montusi. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. Now that there is some water in the rivers, we hope you will be able to return for a refreshing river...More

    Reviewed 22 December 2015

    We loved the stunning view of the mountains from our cottage patio and from the grounds of the lodge. The cottage was comfortable and well equipped. The meals were excellent with a choice of dishes and attentive service from delightful staff. There are excellent walks...More

    Thank Jan875
    Response from Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain LodgeResponded 23 February 2016

    It is always a morale boost to receive a review like this. Thank you for including Montusi in your holiday. We have passed your comments onto the staff. We are happy that you enjoyed the hikes, despite there being so little water around. We are...More

    Reviewed 20 December 2015

    When we planned to visit South Africa around the time of my birthday, we had to choose where to spend it. Didn't take much deliberation to come up with Montusi - one of our favourite places in the world. The amphitheatre was looking good and...More

    Thank Homebody97
    Response from Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain LodgeResponded 23 February 2016

    Thank you so much for returning to Montusi again and again! We are so flattered that you chose to spend your birthday with us. We hope to welcome you back soon. All the very best, Lindsay

    Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

    We have often stayed at Montusi for week ends/ long weekends. Conveniently situated in the Northern Drakensberg, it is an easy 3,5 hour drive from JHB. We have stayed in both the catered and self catering suites/ chalets. Out of the various northern Berg accommodation...More

    Thank SophiaMaria2014
    Response from Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain LodgeResponded 23 February 2016

    Firstly, thanks for coming back to us repeatedly! Second, thanks for posting this review of your Montusi Experiences. It is always a joy to host returning visitors. December was indeed unbearably hot, however this was a very unusual situation with the El Nino drought conditions...More

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    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$271 - US$347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 16
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    Neuwe M
    30 April 2017|
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    Response from LindsayMML | Property representative |
    Dear Neuwe, Thanks for your question. We do local shuttles (within a 30km radius of Montusi). Long distance transport is best organised in advance with a transfer company (The Baz Bus, Golf Got Your Tours and Transfers... More
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    827wilnac
    14 October 2016|
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    Response from LindsayMML | Property representative |
    Nope. It's tar all the way:)
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    Whirly1
    4 May 2016|
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    Response from LindsayMML | Property representative |
    Hi Whirly, I hope this answer isn't too late. There are many amazing hiking opportunities in the area at and around Montusi Mountain Lodge. Depending on the duration of your visit, I would recommend doing the guided... More
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    "Our room was on the South side overlooking fields. Perfectly restful."
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    "We stayed in Room 18 (two bedroom suite) that had a nice view of the Drakensberg Amphitheatre."
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    "Room 14, limited wifi. Good wifi on the terrace with STUNNING (not 4 star!) panoramic views."
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    "Request suites in the new section with mountain views"
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