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Mbotyi River Lodge

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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
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Our first visit to this gem... definitely would be back and would make sure to use all the attractions available. Love the setting. Enjoyed the food and great hospitality. Beautiful surroundings. Lots to see in the area.

1  Thank paul2607199
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This was our first time to Mbotyi and as long as your expectations are in line you will have a fabulous, relaxing experience. If you are looking for luxury then this is not the place for you. If you want a chilled resort, with good...More

1  Thank andrewrice
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful three nights in this hotel. The grounds are well kept, the pool refreshing and the beach beautiful. We braved the 28km hike to waterfall bluff which was tough but worth it. Unfortunately there was some confusion around the cost, the reception...More

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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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