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Bongani Mountain Lodge

Mthethomusha Game Reserve, on the southern border of the Kruger National Park | Off the N4 between Nelspruit and Kaapmuiden, Matsulu 1295, South Africa
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    31.0 km
  • 4 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 1 week ago
Bongani Mountain Lodge Review
We deeply enjoyed the stay and the Safari trips made at Bongani... more
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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were not informed that we couldn't drive all the way to the hotel, we had to leave the car at the gate and wait 30min to be picked up. The warm lunch were served with cold fries, when we complained they just heated them up a bit instead of giving us new and warm. We got stuck with cold...

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Bensheim, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

We deeply enjoyed the stay and the Safari trips made at Bongani Mountain Lodge. It was an excellent experience and our expectations were met. We recommend this trip to all People looking for wildlife expereince combined with a beautiful Location and very good Service. Also the Food was very good.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was beautiful and the guide (SImon) was great! The staff are friendly, food is good although quite hearty. I had an amazing massage in the spa and we enjoyed the pool on the viewing deck. Lodge itself is a little dated but this was not a big concern for us. We battled to find the lodge as the...

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Johan M, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear MichRocke Thank you for visiting Bongani Mountain Lodge, I'm very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Please know that I will personally pass on your message to Simon and the spa ladies, and that will are giving attention to the directions to the lodge. We hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards...

Modena, Italy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our honeymoon, I and my wife have recently spent 3 days in this Wonderful lodge, at the Southern border of Kruger National Park; the reserve is not very big, but this is actually an advantage, due to the fact that it is located in a mountain environment, and therefore the offroad paths can not be run at too high...

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Johan M, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Andreacorradini Thank you for choosing Bongani Mountain Lodge for your Honeymoon, I am delighted to hear that you had such a great time at our beautiful mountain lodge. Please know that your message has been shared with all our staff that work so hard on creating the best possible experience for all our guests. We also take negative feedback...

Secunda
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's a beautiful lodge ran by thoughtful and kind staff. The room was spacious with an extra large king bed. I especially enjoyed the panoramic views from the top of the mountain. The game drives were exciting, ranger and guide were knowledgeable and had a great sense of humor. The food was delicious. I absolutely enjoyed this place.

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Johan M, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dakal Thank you for your visit to our beautiful Bongani Mountain lodge and also for your very kind words. We always try and strive to give our guests the most amazing experience in this beautiful part of South Africa. We hope to welcome you and your family back here at Bongani for another memorable holiday in the future. Best...

Reviewed 19 December 2016

This was the third lodge on our honeymoon trip. Nice, nice, nice! Great food and super friendly staff! We had a lot of fun with some guys there... :-) I would recommend at least a 4 day stay at this beautiful place!

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Johan M, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Stephan Thank you having your Honeymoon with us on this beautiful please that we are so fortunate to call home. We are very happy to know that you had such an amazing honeymoon at Bongani Mountain Lodge and would love to see you next time for a relaxing holiday or anniversary. All the best from the team at Bongani....

Aldershot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Perched on a rocky outcrop on the rim of the Malelane Mountains and with spectacular views across the Mthethomusha Game Reserve, the Bongani Mountain Lodge is an incredible location. Booked through Africasafari, this outstanding tour consisted of 7 nights here followed by 4 nights in Cape Town. Sure, an exceedingly long trip from Jo'burg airport, then transfer to a jeep...

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Johan M, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Nick and Linds Thank you for staying at Bongani Mountain Lodge on your holiday to beautiful South Africa. I'm very pleased to hear that you had such a great time with us in this stunning mountainous reserve that we like to call home, please know that your review has been shared with all our staff and Micheal and that...

Vejle, Denmark
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Nice houses with a fantastic view over the reserve include a waterhole . During my stay the late comming rain turned the nature from grey to green Excelent food and services given by polite and kowledgeable personel. Fantastic reserve with many animals Specialle the game tours was enjoyed

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Johan M, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dano Thank you for choosing Bongani Mountain Lodge as your Safari destination, and for taking of your valuable time to post your review. Please know that your review has been shared with all our staff. We would like to welcome you back in the future. Best regards Johan Meintjies and team

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Bongani for two nights. The place was very hard to reach, we first drove wrong due to our navigation system. Although there was a sign of the lodge on the dirt road in the middle of a very poor township like neighborhood the reception couldn't tell us where we are and let us drive back to the...

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Johan M, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear KD Thank you for staying at Bongani Mountain Lodge and taking of your valuable time to review us. Your feedback is very important to us and we take negative feedback very seriously indeed. I can assure you that we do have lions on the property as well as the rest of the Big 5, there are some animals that...

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2016

An amazing drive up and down the mountain - fun at first though it did get a little tedious after a week! Room was fantastic - huge bath in the bedroom - used once on a very cold night. Otherwise the shower was good. Huge bed also - I think it may have been two queen sized ones pushed together....

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Dear DBYorkshire Thank you for visiting Bongani Mountain Lodge, I'm very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that your room was comfortable and your food was delicious, and will be sure to tell the staff that you appretiated their service. We hope to see you again here in the future. Best regards Johan Meintjies General...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover the spirit of Africa and feel at one with the great African explorers and hunters of yesteryear as you step into this magnificent Mountain Lodge. Bongani Mountain Lodge is situated in the shadows of the Malelane Mountain range and surrounded by the peace and tranquillity of the African bushveld. Here you can connect back to a more simple life amidst the tranquillity of nature and the culture and history of this fascinating area. Take a trip here and you'll feel rejuvenated as you immerse yourself into the pulse of nature and luxury. Unspoiled beauty, warm and friendly hospitality make Bongani Mountain Lodge a favourite destination for both local and international travellers. Bongani Mountain Lodge is situated at 745m above sea level in the middle of the magnificent Mthethomusha Game Reserve, on the South Western border of Kruger National Park. We have a total of 38 rooms. 9 Of which are joined via a small passage which ensures that families can be close. While the remaining 20 suites offer greater privacy as well as King size beds, bath, indoor and outdoor showers, and all the ammenities one would expect from a luxury Lodge. Our Rates include: accomodation and all meals, daily game drive plus transfers within the reserve to and from our welcome. Rates exclude: Conservation fees, alcohol and soft drinks and all other items of a personal nature. ... more   less 

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Address: Mthethomusha Game Reserve, on the southern border of the Kruger National Park | Off the N4 between Nelspruit and Kaapmuiden, Matsulu 1295, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Matsulu
Price Range: $408 - $513 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bongani Mountain Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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