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Mbotyi River Lodge

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  • Excellent41%
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  • Average18%
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  • Terrible5%
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“wild coast”(16 reviews)
“dirt road”(7 reviews)
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All reviewswild coastdirt roadriver lodgehidden gembeautiful settingrooms are cleanlocal guideno problemnice breaklovely beachself cateringthe dining room stafffood was greatspent dayslocation is fantasticday tripssea facing
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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
Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

Such a beautiful setting, but the lack of proper management really let's down this attraction. The food is very poor and the service is shocking. Very overpriced and a pity as with upgrading of rooms and service the views could be worthwhile

4  Thank 877honey
Reviewed 18 March 2014

It has been as nice at it was 2 1/2 year ago !! The owneress - Nita Ross - has been present and around and she is my star !! Friendly ,helpful and very competent !! They are doing all for you : Dinner was...More

3  Thank cape1995
Reviewed 16 March 2014

Stayed there last month and the views are wonderful. The public areas are good, I liked the comfortable seating. The food was a bit of a hit or a miss and you wouldn't have to be in a hurry. The accommodation was really pretty tired...More

1  Thank nayrshire
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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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