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Emafini Country Lodge

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Mbabane H100 Eswatini (Swaziland)
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#2 of 14 Speciality lodging in Mbabane
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Emafini Country Lodge with spectacular views looks over the grand Ezulwini Valley. Set within lush gardens and forest and with a peaceful atmosphere, this promises to ensure your demands are met and stresses are relieved. Whether using this as a base for your missions in Swaziland, an accommodation stop over during your Swaziland discovery or for your conferencing and team building needs, Emafini forest Lodge is ideal. Great birding, walking trails and biking through our forest or just relax by the waterfall. Wireless internet compliments our wonderful Conferencing Facilities. Located 5km from Mbabane on the Manzini - Mbabane Highway make this an ideal location for your springboard to Swaziland.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Hiking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Meeting rooms
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Desk
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Telephone
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Clothes rack
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Hair dryer
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lukaska97 wrote a review Jan 2020
Pretoria, South Africa8 contributions
We stayed just one night in this lodge but we really enjoyed it. Our room had a beautiful view on the mountains and was perfect for our stay. The dinner was ok except of the Malta pudding which was great. The breakfast offers you everything you need and gives you a great start to your day.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Patrick W, Owner at Emafini Country Lodge
Responded 21 Jan 2020
Dear Lukaska Thank you for staying with and reviewing us.
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Arthur S wrote a review Nov 2019
Spijkenisse, The Netherlands8 contributions
We stayed one night when travelling through eSwatini but the place is also good to stay longer. Rooms are basic but clean. You can relax around the pool or on the terrace. It is not close to the town but the restaurant is good. Advice to ask for directions when you book because it is not so easy to find.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Patrick W, Owner at Emafini Country Lodge
Responded 21 Jan 2020
Dear Larthus Thank you for taking the time to review us and for staying with us. Patrick
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Helen W wrote a review Oct 2019
Quorn, United Kingdom209 contributions82 helpful votes
Not somewhere I chose to stay myself but was as part of a group holiday and we couldn't get rooms in the Milwane Wildlife Sanctuary which is about a 15-20 mins drive away. The place was an old Christian centre and is now trying to be an English country lodge. Rooms aren't particularly inspiring from the outside but spacious and clean inside albeit a little dated, especially the windows. Bathroom was modern though with good shower pressure and hot water. Views are great over the hills nearby and down into the valley and while I was there we had a dramatic lightening storm which took out the wi fi! The main part of the lodge contained a dining room with a good view and the breakfast we had there was excellent with choice of hot and cold breakfast items and cooked to order eggs. However we also had an evening meal there, with some of the group opting for the buffet and some for the al a carte menu which wasn't so good. Some of the buffet was cold and they had run out of many of the options on the al a carte menu. Prices were also high and there is no separate bar area. Didn't try the pool as not warm enough when there but was in a nice setting in the grounds. It's located a 10 mins drive up a large hill from the nearest town and so not in walking distance to any amenities. Overall a comfortable enough stay but wouldn't choose to stay there again as felt more like I was in the Lake District than Africa!.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Responded 21 Jan 2020
Dear Helen Thank you for taking the time to review us and our apologies regarding your poor dinning experience as it isnt what we aspire to. We will certainly look into how we can upgrade windows etc. Patrick
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Tab W wrote a review Oct 2019
Cincinnati, Ohio702 contributions94 helpful votes
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This turned out to be a nice place - albeit older - but it had good Wi-Fi. We could hear some guest noise through our door, but it wasn't terribly noisy, so it wasn't a horrible pain. Our window view wasn't bad either Dinner started at 6:00 in the main area, so we decided to check out the pool first. The evening cooled down quickly, so just my husband ended up jumping in the chilly pool. We went to the dining room where they offered a buffet (but those can be of limited value to vegetarians). Instead, we ordered off the menu. I had Spaghetti aglio e olio, and my husband had a Cheese and Tomato Omelette. I don't normally even like omelettes, but for some reason, I found the pasta dish combined with the omelette to be tasty, and we have definitely replicated a version of this dish since we've been home. We ended the meal with Hot Malva Pudding.
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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Patrick W, Owner at Emafini Country Lodge
Responded 21 Jan 2020
Dear Rockon We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and meals. Thank you for taking the time to review us. Patrick
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Ouma M wrote a review Feb 2019
6 contributions2 helpful votes
beautiful and very clean, we stayed for 2 days and the staff was very friendly, we had a nice view, their swimming pool was very clean, a good place to connect with nature, breakfast was very nice and well prepared
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Date of stay: November 2018
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Responded 20 Jan 2020
Dear OumaM11 Thank you for taking the time to review us.
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PRICE RANGE
US$48 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Eswatini (Swaziland)Hhohho DistrictMbabane
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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Frequently Asked Questions about Emafini Country Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Emafini Country Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Royal Swazi Spa (6.3 km), Traditional Swazi Craft Markets (7.5 km), and Lugogo Sun (7.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Emafini Country Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Emafini Country Lodge?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Emafini Country Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Emafini Country Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Emafini Country Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ramblas Restaurant, eDladleni Swazi Restaurant, and Luxy garden restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Emafini Country Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Emafini Country Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Emafini Country Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to Emafini Country Lodge?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Swaziland Islamic Centre (5.4 km).