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    Mbotyi River Lodge

    Pondoland, Mbotyi 4820, South Africa
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    • Excellent41%
    • Very good35%
    • Average17%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible5%
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    “wild coast” (17 reviews)
    “games room” (8 reviews)
    “dirt road” (7 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
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    Restaurant
    Room Service
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    Bar/Lounge
    Spa
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    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

    1  Thank Adolf P
    Reviewed 4 September 2015

    This is definitely a get-away-from-the-city location, with plenty of activities available to guests. The rooms are a bit dark and a little dated but clean, with individual deck areas. We had a limited but adequate selection at dinner, well-cooked and tasty. At breakfast, we had...More

    3  Thank Jill M
    Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

    On my day visit, I was escorted to the reception by a security guard who stood there while I was questioned for a good 12min to explain what can they help me with. I was questioned by three different people, if I was not desperate...More

    7  Thank Namkelekile
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    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Spa
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    • Breakfast included
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    • 48
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    • South Africa >
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    • 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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