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Mngcibe, Mdumbi South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Laundry Service
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lodge is very nice. Eveything is clean and the host is very friendly as well as supportive. You got a stunning view on the coast where you can watch the whales. Each 2 Bungalows Share one well equipped kitchen. The lodge is with Self...More

Thank NadjaN269
Reviewed 11 October 2018

My husband and I FELL IN LOVE with place, everything was just PERFECT.Note to future hosts:* It is better to get there in a 4 by 4 or a high car. * The place is great for couples and families, less for backpackers.

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Thank DanielleS4768
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Out of our 6 weeks in South Africa, this was the best place we stayed. Experienced true, rural Africa yet in plush accomodation. Everything about the place is awesome. Great surf nearby, horse riding and authentic local experiences. Our kids had a ball. Justin and...More

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Thank macson2ur
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We had such a great stay. Five stars in all departments. Very comfy beds, a kitchen that makes you want to cook up a storm and super friendly staff makes for a superb holiday. And the oysters and crayfish !!! Thanks guys !

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Thank rusquare
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Stunning place and a fantastic way to experience the Transkei and its people. The Mdumbi river is one of the most beuatiful rivers I have ever seen in South Africa. The beach nearby is also stunning and good for swimming. The road to the lodge...More

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Description
WELCOME TO SWELL ECO LODGE! Swell Eco Lodge offers self-catering accommodation, ideal for couples, groups and families. Set within the rolling hills of Mngcibe (North side of the Mdumbi River), we invite you to More enjoy pure relaxation and fun while supporting a green way of life. Spectacular sea views, jumping whales, roaming cattle and a view of rural life in this wonderful village is only a part of your holiday experience! We offer many activities for those who want to be a bit more active and explore the pristine beaches, rivers and ocean. Our lodge is made up of traditional Rondavel structures which blend into its beautiful surroundings and our interiors are modern, calming and artistic. Join us now for a South African holiday with a personal touch you will never forget! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$60 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Swell Tours Guest Lodge
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Wild Coast > Mdumbi
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$60 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Swell Tours Guest Lodge
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Wild Coast > Mdumbi
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Traveller (92)
Room & Suite (38)
Dining (16)
Pool & Beach (11)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Russell A
28 October 2018|
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Response from michaelbrucefoster | Reviewed this property |
The road is hectic but if you are prepared to go slow and carefully it shouldn’t be a problem. We were in a Ford ecosport so had some clearance. A couple who we met there from Cape Town were in a VW polo and got in ok. The... More
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"You will need a 4x4 to get to the lodge road is not the best"
Tanzpiet001
25 Jan 2018
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"Sea facing"
surfergirl605
14 Jan 2017
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"The Duplex's ronnies although more expensive have a great view from the decks. The cheaper Garden..."
liljoel
06 Jan 2015
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"Make sure you have a sea facing room."
Scuba049
26 Sep 2014
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