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Sanbonani Resort

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  • Excellent45%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sanbonani is a really excellent Resort. Their service is great and the staff are very friendly. They really do go the extra mile for their guests. They have great facilities to keep you busy and their entertainment program is excellent as well. Lots of fun...More

Thank RihanLouw
Response from Agnes1242, Manager at Sanbonani ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

On behalf of the Management & Staff we thank you for taking the time to write a review and your kind words and look forward to welcoming you back to the Jewel of the Lowveld in the near future. Kind Regards Resort Managment

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table for dinner. Very friendly reception and service. Amazing views from our table on the river. We ordered steaks. All steaks arrived overcooked. Good taste, but totally overcooked. We ate it and left. I cant recommend the steak.More

Thank RFranken2027
Response from Agnes1242, Manager at Sanbonani ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we apologise for your unfortunate experience in the Restaurant overlooking the swimming pool and trust that you took this up with Restaurant Manager who we are sure would have addressed your steak, however your comments...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our 4 nights stay at the hotel section of this beautiful resort. The Pool and surroundings are just amazing. Our suite (family room with a kitchenette) was very spacious and clean and the beds were very comfortable, though the rooms and bathrooms are...More

Thank Orit B
Response from Agnes1242, Manager at Sanbonani ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

On behalf of Management and the Team at Sanbonani we thank you for taking the time to write a review and your kind words. The Hotel and Resort have an upgrading/refurbishment plan in place for 2018. We look forward to welcome you back to 'the...More

Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

What an awesome experience! Staff and entertainment team were excellent! Words cannot describe the peace and serenity of the resort! Lots to do for young and old! I would recommend the resort without doubt! The only issue we had, was going home after 7 nights...More

Thank Andre R
Response from Agnes1242, Manager at Sanbonani ResortResponded 5 weeks ago

On behalf of the entertainment team and the rest of Sanbonani staff we thank you for taking the time to write a review and your kind comments. We wish you a year full of love, health and amazing experiences and look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018

The rooms are average for the price paid. On check in there is no-one to assist with luggage. Stayed at other hotels in the area which have better rooms at almost half the price with better service. The resort does not comply to the SANS...More

Thank Mickey-JHB
Response from Agnes1242, Manager at Sanbonani ResortResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments they have been noted. The swimming pool is scheduled to be closed in the next couple of weeks for: Tiling around the pool, cleaning, the hand railings will be replaced as they were broken by the Hippo swimming in the...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
Tennis Court
Details
Price range
US$79 - US$164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#3 Spa Hotel in Hazyview
#4 Family Hotel in Hazyview
#5 Romantic Hotel in Hazyview
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$79 - US$164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#3 Spa Hotel in Hazyview
#4 Family Hotel in Hazyview
#5 Romantic Hotel in Hazyview
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (157)
Room & Suite (36)
Dining (17)
Pool & Beach (12)
Family and Play Areas (9)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
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Jan V
1 February 2018|
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Response from gerda12015 | Reviewed this property |
Good morning. Previously I have asked for assistance and they was willing to help I believe you can ask them Wessel
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19 February 2017|
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Response from Agnes1242 | Property representative |
Skukuza Airport is closest - however it is in the Kruger National Park. KMIA - Nelspruit is the best airport to use - the Resort is 60+ km from the airport and it is best to hire a car from the Airport. Please contact the... More
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Breeze123
5 April 2016|
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Response from Trip-adv_SA | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ron,, As afr as I know you don,t have to pre-book at The Resort.Once you book in find out about their activities. You may have to pre-book any Safari Tours depending how busy they are. Your vacation may fall during... More
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"All units are unique and beautifully furnished !"
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"All rooms facing the Sabie river"
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"The room we had is over the river and it is quiet and have a sliding door to the verandah."
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