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Mbotyi River Lodge

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

We spent 5 days at Mbotyi River Lodge and loved every minute. Not posh or fancy, but has everything you could ask for: beautiful views, very comfortable room, friendly staff, knowledgeable guides, wonderful walks, lovely food, and blissfully quiet. We felt so welcome.

1  Thank clareh0lidays
Response from Juan S, General Manager at Mbotyi River LodgeResponded 5 August 2016

Hi Clare Thank you for the awesome review we really appreciate it. You were such a pleasure to have

Reviewed 25 July 2016

paradise at the end of a reasonable gravel road for about 25kms.....scenery is OUTSTANDING.staff, friendly, welcoming. restaurant, basic but comfortable, food, old home style delicious. thatch rooms facing lagoon, T5 as I had is poor. hope the other rooms are of better quality.

1  Thank N9434WFvictorr
Response from Juan S, General Manager at Mbotyi River LodgeResponded 1 August 2016

Thank you for the review. We greatly appreciate the feedback

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

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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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