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Mbotyi River Lodge

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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

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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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