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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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    • Excellent72%
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    • Terrible1%
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    Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

    Our last stop on our safari trip to SA. To begin with there is a fairly hazardous trip up the mountain - and that was after a lengthy and bone shaking ride along the road through the township. The first view of the lodge is...More

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    Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

    We have just returned from spending 10 nights at this wonderful reserve! Everything was perfect for me! We were very lucky to have seen lions for several days as well as the heaps of other animals! Food, yum! Just yum! The staff were just fabulous,...More

    1  Thank Gemma G
    Response from Johan M, General Manager at Bongani Mountain LodgeResponded 5 November 2016

    Dear Gemma Thank you for visiting Bongani Mountain Lodge, I'm very delighted to hear that you had a great time staying with us and of your great experiences, I would like to thank you for the fantastic comments regarding our staff and I have also...More

    Reviewed 19 September 2016

    The place is great and the service they provide is even better. The buffet spread has good food and the staff is friendly and helpful. What does not sit well, is the ride to this place. It's a 30/40 minute off road uphill climb in...More

    Thank Ratsingh
    Response from Johan M, General Manager at Bongani Mountain LodgeResponded 20 September 2016

    Dear Ratsingh Thank you for staying at Bongani Mountain Lodge and for taking the time to review your stay, I will definitely pass your great comments onto our staff but as for the game sightings, it is difficult for any Safari Lodge to guarantee wildlife...More

    Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

    We stayed at bongani just one night. It was quite a journey to get there - 7km of rough road that passes in between what seems to be a township of some sort. Once you get to the gate, a ranger picks you up and...More

    1  Thank Nanook08
    Response from Johan M, General Manager at Bongani Mountain LodgeResponded 5 November 2016

    Dear Federica Thank you for visiting Bongani Mountain Lodge, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and the stunning game reserve with all the amazing views. I'm also very happy to hear that you had such a good time with Simon and...More

    Reviewed 29 August 2016

    Just returned from a week at Bongani. We had an absolutely amazing time. They were extremely organised and liaised with our travel agent / safari tour company perfectly. All staff were extremely friendly and made it a wonderful place to stay. A special mention to...More

    3  Thank Ella S
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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
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    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
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    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$328 - US$494 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 38
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    blueandwhitehoops
    30 September 2017|
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    Response from Tony W | Reviewed this property |
    The food was okay, but nothing special. What was helpful is that when I requested specific dishes, (notably African staples of 'pap and Chakalacka') it was excellent. I would take time to discuss your expectations with the... More
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    20 September 2017|
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    Response from sugandha k | Reviewed this property |
    South African Rand is what u need as per us safety wasn't an issue at all! For hotel bills cards can do too but if you go out or tip someone u need the local currency
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    11 September 2017|
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    Response from lyn684 | Reviewed this property |
    We went in February this year and weather was very warm ... hotter than expected. We only had one evening of rain but there were capes supplied for the Safari jeep ride as it is open top! Definitely suggest a hat that stays... More
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    "Some of the have a fabulous view over the edge of the escarpment ask for one of those"
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    "All rooms great, but watch out for the loose rugs; I slipped on the one in my room and ended up with a huge..."
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