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Mbotyi River Lodge

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Reviewed 29 March 2015

We spent a few days here being spoilt and unwinding. Our spacious room and sheltered balcony did not let the weather get in the way and the view was beautiful and fascinating with kids crossing the river to school, cattle being herded by a horseman...More

Thank Jone P
Reviewed 14 February 2015 via mobile

We spent 3 nights with my sister and brother ( who was visiting from the UK ) at Mbotyi. Although the lodge is needing a bit of TLC, we still enjoyed ourselves immensely. We had sea and lagoon interleading rooms with aircon. The staff were...More

3  Thank Caroline K
Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Mbotyi River Lodge for 7 nights from 9 to 16 January. This was our 5th visit, our previous stay was in July 2010. After confirming our reservation, I read the Trip Advisor reviews and was rather concerned about the fact that there...More

3  Thank DaleneBarnard
Reviewed 12 January 2015

We only spent one night here, the out of the way lodge is quite basic and a little in need of an upgrade. Our room was spacious and very clean, the towels in the bathroom were fantastic! The food was pleasant and the staff were...More

1  Thank lulu008
Response from embotyi1, Public Relations Manager at Mbotyi River LodgeResponded 15 January 2015

We only hope next time you stay with us longer. Thanking you for your feedback. Mbotyi River Lodge wishes you a fantastic 2015.

Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

We spent 4 nights at Mboyti River lodge with my fiancé sister and family. Yes it is an all inclusive and could do with a little TLC, but we thoroughly enjoyed it - and it rained most of the time! The staff were very friendly...More

Thank LiamHum
Response from embotyi1, Public Relations Manager at Mbotyi River LodgeResponded 15 January 2015

Thank you for the feedback. We appreciate all comments. We look forward to hosting your family again soon at Mbotyi River Lodge.

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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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