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Mbotyi River Lodge

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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Stunning views and spacious rooms makes this the perfect place to relax and unwind. Don't lift a finger and have dinner and breakfast prepared and served to you. Walk along the beautiful beach, paddle a canoe in the lagoon or hike to the stunning waterfalls....More

1  Thank Jennifer196807
Reviewed 6 January 2016

I could you busy for a very long time about Mbotyi river lodge and the splendid service we received from them! Although it is a bit (14 hours) of a drive to get to the lodge it is worth it. You get friendly service from...More

3  Thank AnelDreyer
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Hereby several reasons NOT TO GO to this lodge 1 BEDBUGS !!!! and hordes of little spiders everywhere, especially in bedding. Could not sleep as my family and I was bitten the whole night. 2 VERY UNSAFE beach Need to leave the lodge's stand and...More

11  Thank conrad p
Reviewed 22 November 2015

This lodge is 18km from the nearest tarmac-ed road. It overlooks a lovely beach and the accommodation is in log cabins which are in well maintained gardens. The central areas are spacious and there is a big games room and bar area. The rooms are...More

1  Thank HandyAndyLondon_UK
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

When you are nearly there, after some 15 to 20 km of dirt road, you cannot but wonder if it will be worth it. I can reassure you immediately; yes it is. The view and sights are amongst the most wonderful you will find in...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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