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umVangati House

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All reviewswine cellarblyde river canyonthe main housemountain view suiteviews are breathtakingwarm familypanorama routesurrounding mountainsguest housesouth african dishestake your breath awaysuperb locationthree rondavelsbeautiful bathroomboat cruiseswimming poola wonderful stay
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed every minute of our stay. The view is amazing, the staff are extremely helpful and friendly, the food is great and they cater for all types of diets. Thank you so much Giel and Lidia for an amazing honeymoon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having stayed at hundreds of hotels in dozens of countries, umVangati House ranks among my favorite ever. With almost no expectations, we booked one night to break up the drive from Johannesburg to Kruger. After being let in the front gate, we were greeted on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently stayed at the umVangati House as we traveled between the Blyde River Canyon and Kruger areas. While we only booked one night, we immediately regretted it as we entered the gorgeous house and turned the corner to the incredible views...More

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Response from umvangati, Owner at umVangati HouseResponded 5 days ago

Dear TTL1111, Thank you for this incredibly special review. Thank you for your appreciation and compliments. This is the experience we want every guest to have at umVangati House. Best regards. Giel, Lidia and Staff.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited back in April and can’t believe it’s taken this long to review! umvangati house was the first place we stayed when arrived in SA and took our breathe away from the moment we arrived! What a way to start our honeymoon! From the...More

Thank KerisB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at the umVangati House was such a privilege. I am a big traveler - spent 6 months traveling around the world a few years ago - and still, I have never stayed anywhere as special and beautiful as this accommodation. You would think that...More

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Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Air Conditioning
Minibar
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Pool
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$290 - US$485 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$290 - US$485 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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taj111
1 August 2016|
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Hi, Thank you for your question. We are situated in a private nature reserve, unfortunately we do not offer game drives as we do not want to disturb nature and want to keep it a natural as possible. Game are plentiful in the... More
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"Chalets are larger (tubs with views) but all rooms have luxurious feel."
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"Don't think it's necessary to choose rooms with canyon view, you see it at meal times in the open..."
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"Don't even think about it, book a suite!"
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"You can't go wrong with any room. Our favourite is Mountain View Suite 1."
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