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Mbotyi River Lodge

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Pondoland, Mbotyi 4820 South Africa See on map
Free Parking
Breakfast included
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Out of the way lodge on the wild coast. we stayed in 2 interleading basic rooms with great seas views. Bath towels had tears in several of them even when replaced. Food was tasty and well prepared but not a salad in sight for dinner...More

Thank TamsinPuren
Response from Juan S, General Manager at Mbotyi River LodgeResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you for your review it is greatly appreciated

Reviewed 24 November 2017

A beautiful place, hidden from the hustle and bustle of real life. Unbelievable views from our room, lovely beach almost to ourselves, and a wonderful walk to the waterfall tumbling into the sea. There are other waterfalls in the area in beautiful surroundings. The food...More

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Response from Juan S, General Manager at Mbotyi River LodgeResponded 16 January 2018

Your review is grealy appreciated thank you

Reviewed 10 October 2017

We have been visit the Transkei for over 30 years now, we recently stayed in this lodge with our 93 year old mother. We had a really nice break together. Watching the Whales splashing around in the sea from our bedroom veranda was a fantastic...More

1  Thank keltronNiamey
Response from Juan S, General Manager at Mbotyi River LodgeResponded 16 January 2018

Your review is greatly appreciated thank you

Reviewed 30 August 2017

We have just returned from an incredibly relaxed stay at Mbotyi river lodge, which is only a short distance from our home. We needed a chilled, relaxed place to unwind and enjoy not too far from home. It surpassed all our expectations. Juan and her...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Really nice place to stay. Staff are great and really helpful and it is right beside the ocean! We were lucky to get a seaview room and it was beautiful! Few lizards here and there but that's normal for the area! Can't wait to go...More

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At Mbotyi River Lodge, the Wild Coast's leading seaside hotel we offer a range of accommodation options for couples, groups, families or corporate and conference bookings. Guests enjoy a comfortable 3 star More hotel experience at this wonderfully remote Wild Coast resort. Our bedrooms all have a private balcony or patio to enjoy the wonderful views whether it is of the sea, the lagoon or valley. All rooms also offer tea and coffee making facilities, a ceiling fan and a safe for your valuables. We have 48 well appointed, en-suite rooms of which 36 are log cabins and 12 in thatched units that blend beautifully into the lush natural environment of Pondoland. 12 Rooms interconnect - perfect for families. We also cater for sporting, adventure and conference groups. Less
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Outdoor pool
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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South Africa > Eastern Cape > 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
Room Tips
"If you're a light sleeper, ask for a room further away from the common areas. The newer log cabins are..."
09 Jan 2018
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"Try to stay in one of the front rooms for the best views out over the beach to sea."
10 Oct 2017
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"Choose a room with a sea view or lagoon view"
24 Feb 2017
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"Request a sea facing unit"
06 Feb 2017
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