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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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All reviews lee ann gravel road self catering wild coast small shop hole in the wall beautiful place local community friendly hosts hidden gem stayed nights equipped kitchen fridge freezer rolling hills the river world class overlooking the ocean
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

On an unplanned trip through the Transkei, we impulsively booked at Swell Eco Lodge for one night and ended up staying for five! We hadn't come prepared for self-catering but Justin arranged delicious homemade meals for us, and the shop was most useful for all...More

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Thank RozanneFleet
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Both the accommodation and the location are really special. It is well worth the slow hour's drive on rutted dirt roads from Coffee Bay - our Toyota Corolla managed well provided I drove slowly and carefully. This obstacle meant that there were almost no other...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Firstly the road, yes it's slow going due to its state of disrepair but hang in there, it will be worth it! From the Coffee Bay tar road it's about 1 and a half hours drive to the lodge, hence make sure you bring all...More

Thank Jal R
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a very relaxing 4 night stay here with my husband & my 3-year old son, the highlight of our three weeks in SA. We stayed in the family/honeymoon rondavel. This includes a beautiful loft bedroom with a freestanding bath & a deck with view...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 25 January 2018

We spend a very relaxing week at the lodge in December 2017. Quiet and peaceful, safe for the kids to roam inside the lodge without worrying about them. Justin and his staff are always helpful and friendly. The accommodation is great and cleaned daily, kitchens...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$58 - US$67 (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$58 - US$67 (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 (91)
Room & Suite (38)
Dining (16)
Pool & Beach (11)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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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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