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Mbotyi River Lodge

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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

2  Thank OffshoreAfrica
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

Thank jetsetter2393
Reviewed 16 April 2017

You have to be a bit determined to get to Mbotyi - the last 20 or so kilometres is on unpaved road through tea plantations. But the trip is worth it. The Lodge is set in beautifully manicured grounds with direct access to several miles...More

2  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We went to Mbotyi for a nostalgic family reunion. As kids, alas all too many years ago, we used to holiday most Julys at Drewe"s camp a few k further north up the coast. Each time we would trek to Mbotyi to visit my Dad's...More

2  Thank malcolm1948
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We had a wonderful family celebration at Mboyti River lodge in february. The location is stunning with a relaxed chilled atmosphere. Food is good and rooms are clean and very comfortable and serviced daily. Beautiful sea views from sea facing rooms. The staff are very...More

2  Thank mary66v
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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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