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    Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa

    I, Port St Johns, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent73%
    • Very good20%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “family holiday” (49 reviews)
    “sunset cruise” (28 reviews)
    “seafood buffet” (23 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Conference Facilities
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    71 - 75 of 972 reviews

    Reviewed 23 March 2017

    One of the best things about Umngazi River Bungalows is that you can park your car once you get there, and only see it again when it's time to leave! Umngazi has to be one of the most relaxing - and beautiful - places to...More

    Thank EvaKateJane
    Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 22 April 2017

    Dear Umngazi Guest, Thank you so much for the wonderful review it really was fantastic to read how much you had fitted in as well how much you had enjoyed your stay with us. My apologies about the road we have been promised by the...More

    Reviewed 22 March 2017

    We drove there but they have a fly-in fully inclusive package available. This place is geared to give you the best time. Good food, hiking trails, spa, tennis, boating, angling, etc. Although we were on this side of the lagoon we had to cross the...More

    Thank Diane G
    Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 23 April 2017

    Dear Diane, Thank you so much for writing this wonderful review, it was so pleasing to read how much you had enjoyed your stay with us and of course we hope that we get to welcome you back again in the not to distant future....More

    Reviewed 21 March 2017

    Umngazi is situated on a private estuary near the northern border of the Transkei. It is 30 minutes (+- 40km) drive from the main town of Port St Johns, itself a very charming town and area. This is the most tropical and densely forested part...More

    Thank KyleMartin83
    Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 23 April 2017

    Dear Umngazi Guests, Thank you so much for the amazing review. It was fantastic to read how much you and the family had enjoyed your with us. I will certainly pass on your thanks to Nico and his team, thank you so much for the...More

    Reviewed 21 March 2017

    We loved Umngazi (family with adult children). The accommodation was great. We shared a family unit with adjoining rooms. Very spacious and comfortable. Just surprised that there were no hairdryers (but I think you can ask for one at reception). The resort itself is great...More

    Thank Carol R
    Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 21 April 2017

    Dear Carol, Thank you so much for this wonderful review, I was happy to read how much the entire family had enjoyed their stay with us, just as it should be! I will certainly bring your point about your Spa treatment to their attention and...More

    Reviewed 19 March 2017

    Our room was pretty perfect - and we were somehow upgraded from estuary view to seaview which we could lie in bed and appreciate. Loved the semi-outdoor shower. Neighbours at times a bit too close and their cigarette smoke seemed to come in through the...More

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    Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 21 April 2017

    Dear Umngazi Guest, Thank you so much for this wonderful review, it was great to have been able to welcome you back to Umngazi after 25 years. Happy to hear as well you appreciated the seaview upgrade, it was our pleasure. I do hope we...More

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    About
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    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 69
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Port St Johns
    • Also Known As
    • Umngazi River Bungalows Hotel Port St Johns ,
    • Umngazi River Hotel ,
    • Umngazi River Resort
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    Traveller (410)
    Room & Suite (88)
    Pool & Beach (52)
    Dining (33)
    Hotel & Grounds (244)
    Bathroom (19)
    Family and Play Areas (4)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Paul C
    24 September 2017|
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    Response from Pippa H | Reviewed this property |
    Email Umngazi - you can get their contact info on the website.
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    Nilsa R
    30 August 2017|
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    Response from vandenbergs | Reviewed this property |
    Contact the resort for availability. I believe you can fly in from Jhb and the resort picks you up from the airport. Please arrange the details with the resort. It is a stunning place.
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    CarriiG
    14 August 2017|
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    Response from kittykat015 | Reviewed this property |
    How old are your kids? If they are about 3 upwards then yes there is lots for them to do. They can watch Movies, there is an indoor play area for them so there is stuff they can do. We struggled with our 1 year old as... More
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    "51 and 52 have full on ocean view"
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    "ROOM 51 and 52 have amazing views and Huge Rooms"
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    "Sea facing rooms are stunning."
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    "Sea facing rooms are spectacular but are a further walk from central amenities."
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