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    Mbotyi River Lodge

    Pondoland, Mbotyi 4820, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent41%
    • Very good34%
    • Average18%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible5%
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    “wild coast” (17 reviews)
    “games room” (8 reviews)
    “dirt road” (7 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Spa
    Laundry Service
    Babysitting
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    21 - 25 of 99 reviews

    Reviewed 16 May 2016

    Looking for a remote beach holiday with a variety of activities, Mbotyi was the perfect destination. We enjoyed birding, canoeing, hiking to the waterfalls, the pleasure of an open and quiet beach and friendly and helpful staff. We found the accommodation perfectly adequate with good...More

    1  Thank David S
    Response from Juan S, General Manager at Mbotyi River LodgeResponded 1 August 2016

    Thank you for the review. We greatly appreciate the feedback

    Reviewed 11 May 2016

    A magic gem in the Transkei, The rooms have fantastic sea views, the staff are super helpful and friendly, the food is amazing. I loved the long walks, the cows on the beach and the great fishing and diving.

    1  Thank Gav_Jones1
    Response from Juan S, General Manager at Mbotyi River LodgeResponded 1 August 2016

    Thank you for the review. We greatly appreciate the feedback

    Reviewed 11 May 2016

    We spent an amazing nine days at Mbotyi River Lodge. A perfect place to relax, the meals are excellent and the staff are friendly and most accommodating. Will definitely be back. Thank you, Mike, Mia and Nikita

    1  Thank isolutionssystems
    Response from Juan S, General Manager at Mbotyi River LodgeResponded 1 August 2016

    Thank yo Mike, Mia & Nikita for the awesome review. Hope to see you back here soon

    Reviewed 1 May 2016

    The Mbotyi River Lodge is a hidden gem. Beautifully maintained, with friendly staff and excellent food , we loved our stay. Situated right on the beach and lagoon , there are kilometers of hiking trails in all directions, but especially along the unspoilt, uninhabited coastline...More

    1  Thank simonesF7148YG
    Response from Juan S, General Manager at Mbotyi River LodgeResponded 1 August 2016

    We cant wait to welcome you back

    Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

    Great lodge right on the mouth of the Mbotyi river. Very secure too with fence and a security guard at gate. Chalets are great and well maintained and have a nice beach vibe about them. Nice outdoor balcony too. The restaurant is great with the...More

    1  Thank Sean P
    Response from Juan S, General Manager at Mbotyi River LodgeResponded 1 August 2016

    So glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Spa
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    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • 48
    • Location
    • 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
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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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