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Mbotyi River Lodge

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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Restaurant
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

2nd visit to the lodge with African Watersports for the Sardine Run. travelling to the lodge takes about 7 hours from Durban with the last stretch down a narrow dirt road but the views are spectacular. Checking in was a simple process and the boys...More

Thank lostsoul2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here twice in two years. Food is outstanding. Chalet is neat and clean. Rooms are big and spacious. Loved my view. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Favourite was the fire in the main section where I could read my book in peace.

Thank Annieaquawild
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Spent two nights at Mbotyi lodge towards the end of May. Facilities are very good & accommodation comfortable. Visited the cows on the beach the first afternoon! During the second day we visited the 3 waterfalls. The one passed the Tea plantation is particularly impressive...More

Thank Will M
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Lodge is beautifully located with excellent sea views. Food is good but could do with improvement. Bread wasn't fresh every day. Dinner staff was well trained and very helpful. But on the day we left there were no porters to help with our luggage which...More

Thank christiewooding
Reviewed 7 June 2018

What a breathtakingly beautiful place to kick your feet up! The back drops of the hills of the Pondoland cascading into the Indian Ocean! We spent our Honeymoon here and will never forget the hospitality and friendly nature of the Xhosa people! Looking forward to...More

Thank Jason F
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Free Parking
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Spa
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Breakfast included
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Mbotyi
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Jennie L
28 December 2017|
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Response from Juan S | Property representative |
Hi Jennie. I personally travel from Ifafa to Mbotyi regularly and have not had any problems on the way. The route that most of our guests have taken is Port Edward, Bizana (Bypass), Magusheni (Yaka Garage), Flagstaff... More
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"If you're a light sleeper, ask for a room further away from the common areas. The newer log cabins are..."
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"Try to stay in one of the front rooms for the best views out over the beach to sea."
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"Choose a room with a sea view or lagoon view"
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"Request a sea facing unit"
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