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umVangati House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$264*
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We fully enjoyed the stay at the lodge. It is a perfect place to relax and enjoy quiet time while looking at a superve view. The lodge is managed by a lovely couple, the owner. Wo we enjoyed their warm family like hospitality. The view overlooking mountens of Blyde River Canyon from their balcony as well as from our room...

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Hoedspruit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you've visiting Hoedspruit, the Kruger Park, or Blyde River Canyon and the Panorama Route, and you want to stay somewhere that will leave you breathless - this is the spot. My wife and I, who have lived in the area for 17 years, spent a night here to celebrate her birthday. We couldn't believe what a gem we had...

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Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view is absolutely stunning and everything is immaculate. We had such a wonderful stay at Umvangati. Jeremy and his wife took excellent care of us - we felt like special guests from the moment we got out of our car. We had the whole place to ourselves which just added to the feeling of being special. Thank you for...

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gauteng
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Simply Wonderful! The staff and management were extremely friendly and courteous. The accommodation was extremely beautiful and comfortable. The landscape and surroundings was breathtaking end extremely relaxing. Was there during temporary management and even then everything was still fantastic! Can't wait to visit again!

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This place is stunning! Located in a private reserve, it offera great views, great rooms, really amazing food, but the staff and the owners made the difference: beyond helpful and nice, they made us feel like home. Thank you all!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

umVangati House is one of kind. In terms of views I don't think we've stayed anywhere that can match it. The facilities and rooms are exceptional and the level of service is 5 star. The food is equally impressive - the breakfast 'feast' is the best we've had on our SA trip and I highly recommend having dinner there. Thank...

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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

For the third and fortunate time, I had the pleasure of staying at Umvangati House. Words do not suffice for the amazing experience to be had at this awesome place. The serenity of the Mountain that surrounds and swallows this beautiful place, encompasses you with peace and a presence of wonder!! Here you can relax in total awe of greatness...

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Only stayed for one night, but used the place to the max. Spend a day in pool, just enjoying the view a book and some champagne. The best place to just relax and live life to the fullest. The surroundings are completely breathtaking! Was served both a fantastic breakfast and home made dinner. They were also able to serve us...

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Muscat, Oman
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Thanks Tina and Wayne for this stunning stay. The house where just perfect. You both where so lovely and kind!! Stunning food and service. Definitely the best start we could have. It's in the middle of the mountain but a 6*star service and beautiful villa. Great to relax and see the animals coming next to the house

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017

One of the best places I have ever stayed. The food was of the highest quality and was cooked to perfection. There was a lovely wine cellar where you can chose local wines to accompany dinner. The rooms were a good size and well appointed.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked away in the heart of the Blyde River Canyon, one of South Africa's most glorious scenic destinations, umVangati House is sure to restore your sense of peace from the moment you check in. Nature is showing off her beauty here and silence is abundant. Understated elegance greets visitors to umVangati House, where a warm friendly welcome sets the ambiance. This intimate owner-run retreat offers friendly service, privacy and exclusivity. Whether it's for a special occasion like a honeymoon or anniversary, or if only to escape for a weekend, umVangati House immediately cuts you off from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. This is the ideal haven for those seeking to slow down, de-stress and repose. Wake up each day to take in the iconic views of the Mountain, before taking your pick form a host of things to see, do and experience. Or simply escape to feel the soft breeze on your face, soak up the Mountain air and unwind at umVangati House. Wooden walkways lead to the three separate and spacious air-conditioned Mountain View Suites, positioned for privacy and dramatic Mountain views. At dusk, a sun downer can be enjoyed on your private deck while being entranced by the ever changing colors of the sky and mood of the Magnificent Mountain as the sun slips into the time slot of tomorrow. Two Luxury Guest rooms are situated next to each other at the main house with private entrances, air-conditioning and views of the lush bush. The rooms and suites have been designed to embody the mountain and the decor echoes the simple tranquility only nature can offer. A scrumptious breakfast is served at the Main house on the patio where you can feast on both the food and the breathtaking view. UmVangati House's impressive walk-in domed wine cellar, is available for romantic private dinners on request. When time comes for you to leave umVangati House you will feel a special connection with nature, rested and invigorated, ready to take on life again in this busy world of ours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about umVangati House

Address: Swadini Road | Blyde River Canyon, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
Price Range: R3 085 - R4 957 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4,5 star — umVangati House 4.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“You can't go wrong with any room. Our favourite is Mountain View Suite 1.”
Cleve74, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“Chalets are the best - private, spacious and superb views.”
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“If you want to stay in a quiet and luxurious place: that is the one.”
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“all rooms are very well equipped, but the bungalows have the best view of the wonderful landscape”
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