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    Mbotyi River Lodge

    Pondoland, Mbotyi 4820, South Africa
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    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Traveller (67)
          Room & Suite (20)
          Pool & Beach (19)
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          Overview
          • Excellent42%
          • Very good33%
          • Average18%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible5%
          Travellers talk about
          “wild coast” (15 reviews)
          “dirt road” (7 reviews)
          “river lodge” (5 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Restaurant
          Room Service
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Spa
          Laundry Service
          Shuttle Bus Service
          Babysitting
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          41 - 45 of 92 reviews

          Reviewed 16 July 2014

          My hubby and I stopped in at Mbotyi River Lodge, we had not booked a room but enquired about having a meal. The staff were very accommodating and friendly. Everyone made us feel very welcome. The atmosphere was awesome with the fire place in the...More

          1  Thank michellep1966
          Response from embotyi1, Manager at Mbotyi River LodgeResponded 1 August 2014

          It was an absolute pleasure.. we look forward to hosting you soon. Regards the Mbotyi Team.

          Reviewed 8 July 2014

          This would have to be one of the most beautiful spots on the Wild Coast. We were here as scuba divers to follow the Sardine Run. The accommodation was spacious and spotlessly clean with the plus of amazing views if you get one of the...More

          1  Thank Jayne J
          Reviewed 30 June 2014

          This is a great location if you are looking for a super quiet vacation - lodge is 6hrs drive from Durban airport. There is a lot of hiking, biking you can do around. Bar is reasonably well equipped and drinks are very reasonable priced. Pool...More

          4  Thank Jozef S
          Reviewed 12 June 2014

          We have visited Mbotyi several times in the past, with our last visit September 2013. We stayed in a sea facing log cabin. On arrival we poured ourselves drinks on the cabin patio and sat and stared at the beautiful surroundings. The hotel served good...More

          4  Thank CRobbertse
          Reviewed 4 June 2014

          It is a beautiful setting where you feel at home. We arrived late that night and they had no problem to accommodate us and serve us dinner although the kitchen was already closed. The food we very good and the service good. They went out...More

          2  Thank YourPartnerInTravel
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Breakfast included
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Room Service
          • Laundry Service
          • Babysitting
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
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          • Number of rooms
          • 48
          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Eastern Cape >
          • Mbotyi
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          Traveller (67)
          Room & Suite (20)
          Pool & Beach (19)
          Dining (2)
          Hotel & Grounds (46)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          KOS1185
          is there a gym in the hotel?
          2 January 2015|
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          Response from embotyi1 | Property representative |
          sorry no, but we have the most amazing beaches to get rid and all your energy.
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          embotyi1
          How is the Sardine Run going?
          24 July 2014|
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          Response from embotyi1 | Property representative |
          It was an awesome season.
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          Room Tips
          "Choose a room with a sea view or lagoon view"
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          "All rooms have lovely views of either the lagoon or sea"
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