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Sani Valley Nature Lodges

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Sani Valley Lodge is a private nature lodge, situated in the World Heritage site of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg, at the foot of the well known Sani Pass. A unique blend of luxury, nature and activities. Sani Valley Lodge offers five styles of luxury private nature lodges with the choice of fully inclusive or self-catering accommodation with daily housekeeping services. Situated on a 260-acre lake, the luxury lodges, well-stocked game reserve and trout fishing lake provide a chance to relax and absorb the panoramic mountain views. One can enjoy a massage, go fly fishing, game viewing on horseback or be active on the lake. The adventure of the Sani Pass, hiking to the Bushmen paintings and exploring the beautiful Underberg / Himeville area presents opportunities for all. Sani Valley offers a range of special honeymoon lodges, family accommodation and also caters for groups looking to escape and experience something memorable.
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We booked a two night stay at Sani Valley Lodge and had an absolutely wonderful time! We needed to change the dates of our stay which was absolutely no problem to the staff who were completely accommodating. On our second evening we were feeling too lazy to go into town to get
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Response from Gareth M, General Manager at Sani Valley Nature Lodges
Responded 4 days ago
Dear Happiness What a great review thank you! I am so glad everything was dealt with smoothly and we hope to welcome you back to SV. Regards Gareth
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First impressions as you drive into the property are that you are really getting away from everything. The dam is beautiful and the chalets are positioned very well to maximize privacy and views of the dam and surrounding mountainside. The relatively few units make for a
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Response from Gareth M, General Manager at Sani Valley Nature Lodges
Responded 22 Feb 2018
Dear Megen Wow what do I need to say except thank you. Regards Gareth
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The lodge and all cottages offered superb accomodation with exquisite views over the dam. There were activities for the old and young adults and the boating fishing and horse riding were taken advatage of. There are some maintenance issues that require attention.
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Response from Gareth M, General Manager at Sani Valley Nature Lodges
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Ingrid Thank you for the lovely review, maintenance is an ongoing issue unfortunately but we do try to keep on top of things :), I hope you visit us again. Regards Gareth
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WOW this place is amazing ! so quiet and peaceful and perfect for couples or families ! We were here for two nights on our honeymoon and stayed at the Lakeside Lodges. the views were gorgeous ! the private Jacuzzi was perfect ! We chose the option of bed and breakfast and the
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Response from Gareth M, General Manager at Sani Valley Nature Lodges
Responded 11 Dec 2018
Dear GrandTour Thank you for the review, we love creating memories for our guests and we hope you visit us again. regards Gareth
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We stop at Sany Valley lodge during our trip trough South Africa. We arrived late Sunday afternoon. Warm Welcome from staff. The previous ordered meal was in frige. Excellent meat for African Braai. The lodge is phantastic located in the mountains, big areal with wunderfull
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Response from Gareth M, General Manager at Sani Valley Nature Lodges
Responded 11 Dec 2018
Dear Peter Thank you for the wonderful review, we hope you come and visit us again on your next trip to unwind :) regards Gareth
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Hi there Is breakfast included?
Hi NorthStar We have different options, either self-catering, Bed and breakfast or dinner bed and breakfast, the choice is yours. Regards Gareth
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Is there wifi and if not what is cellphone coverage like?
Hi There I do have Wi-Fi at my Lakeside units and at my boathouse/breakfast area and obviously at my reception. We have Vodacom and Cell C coverage normally (I have boosters at the boathouse and reception) but MTN is limited. Sorry for getting back to you so late, not sure how I missed this question? Regards Gareth
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Hi Tshegisi I thought this question had been answered sorry :( We normally get snow between May and September, if you time it with a cold front you should be lucky. The main 4x4 route would be up the Sani Pass and yes a passport is required....but it is definitely worth it. If we don't have snow there will almost definitely be snow there. Regards Gareth
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Do you have any wheelchair accessible units?
Dear Nicholas I do not have units that are graded wheel chair friendly, however our Earl Mist units have only one small step at the main door, with the rest of the unit having no stairs, the shower has no door and is fairly large. Hope this helps Regards Gareth
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"Lakehouse 3, because you have the best view for game and mountains."
"We stayed in the sunset chalets which arent stand alone like the others but are still very private."
"Lake View chalets are the ones to book"
"Early Mist Lodge is perfect"
"Take a Mist house: you will not regret it!!!"
US$37 - US$275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
sani valley hotel underberg
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalDrakensberg RegionHimeville
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