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    Mbotyi River Lodge

    Pondoland, Mbotyi 4820, South Africa
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    Traveller (68)
    Room & Suite (21)
    Pool & Beach (19)
    Overview
    • Excellent42%
    • Very good34%
    • Average17%
    • 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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    Reviewed 13 December 2014

    The views at Mbotyi River Lodge are serene, with a tranquil setting, and provide a good location for relaxation. To some extent this is over shadowed by the need for change / an upgrade of the accommodation and real need for improvement of the food...More

    3  Thank TrevorBurchell
    Reviewed 9 December 2014

    The trip to Mbotyi was not helped by tge roadworks & sign removal on the N2 . after tackling the foggy conditions with care, we arrived at our destination. The first rooms were crummy not having been refurbished properly in years, We were later upgraded...More

    2  Thank Topnotchted
    Reviewed 29 October 2014

    15 of us recently (10 - 12 Oct 2014) went to Mbotyi Lodge for a friends 70th birthday...ages ranging from 10 to 70! It has to be the most accommodating, well balanced lodge on the Wild Coast. The staff are all friendly, happy and helpful...More

    Thank tiffyjohnstone
    Response from embotyi1, Public Relations Manager at Mbotyi River LodgeResponded 31 October 2014

    Hi Tiffy Thank you so much for such a lovely review. All of us at Mbotyi loved having you and your friends stay with us. We look forward to you returning. Mbotyi River Lodge

    Reviewed 21 October 2014

    As a person that cares for the surroundings and the beauty and conservation thereof it was most disturbing so be subjected to the double standards of the management of the lodge. The staff were wonderful and so very accommodating however you got the sense that...More

    6  Thank judygraham1
    Response from embotyi1, Public Relations Manager at Mbotyi River LodgeResponded 28 October 2014

    We take accusations of double standards like this to heart at Mbotyi River Lodge. As a result, we have made numerous attempts to contact you to verify your stay as we can’t find any records of your booking. We have tried to contact you via...More

    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.

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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 (68)
    Room & Suite (21)
    Pool & Beach (19)
    Dining (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (46)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    KOS1185
    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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    "Try to stay in one of the front rooms for the best views out over the beach to sea."
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    "All rooms have lovely views of either the lagoon or sea"
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