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    Swell Eco Lodge

    Mngcibe, Mdumbi, South Africa
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    2017/08/27 2017/08/28
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    Room & Suite (32)
    Dining (15)
    • Excellent80%
    • Very good17%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    Free Parking
    Family Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 154 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Came for the second time at Swell Eco Lodge but this time we stayed 10 days. We had excellent surfing conditions at Mdumbi and also nice catch with spearfishing. The family house (we are 5 in the family) was great, we could even see the...More

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    Thank Didier M
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My husband, 5 year old son and I stayed for 4 nights at Swell Eco Lodge in one of the family units. We loved every bit of our stay. The comfortable beds were a welcome relief after travelling on the difficult Transkei roads. We also...More

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    1  Thank sisandah
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The sweet eco lodge is the perfect place to unwind at unwinding's maximum potential. If you are looking for a place to forget the rest of the world and be in a place where life is slow and kind and peaceful, this is the place....More

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    Thank Robinne B
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We spent 10 days in Swell Eco Lodge filming for a new surf video. The location and the lodge are incredible! The staff is super nice! I highly recommend this place to everyone! Can't wait to be back!!

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    Thank GuillemCruells
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We initially booked one night through Booking.com (R720.00) but ended up staying one more night. The road leading here is a bit of a pain when driving a sedan, but still perfectly fine and definitely worth the effort! The views are stunning, the beaches are...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
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    • Free Parking
    • Price range
    • US$55 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Wild Coast >
    • Mdumbi
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    Room & Suite (32)
    Dining (15)
    Pool & Beach (11)
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    "Sea facing"
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    "The Duplex's ronnies although more expensive have a great view from the decks. The cheaper Garden ronnies..."
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    "Make sure you have a sea facing room."
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    "I don't think it would matter - they all good"
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