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Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa

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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunset cruise”(30 reviews)
“family holiday”(49 reviews)
“wild coast”(77 reviews)
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

The service was excellent, the staff there they all friendly they served us with love and passion, I can not wait to take my whole family there for December holidays, We even recommended you guys to lots of friends.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I had an amazing three night stay at this beautiful place. We staying in number 34. It was clean, neat and was beautifully and modernly decorated, with a king bed, ceiling fan, bath and outdoor shower which was quite fun. The location...More

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Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded yesterday

Dear Umngazi Guest, Thank you so much for this wonderful review following your recent stay with us. It was so pleasing to read how much you had enjoyed your stay with us and the many facilities and activities on offer. I was happy to, to...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Adult only bungalows at river mouth are beautiful. Breakfast in adjacent shared restaurant a bit hit and miss and never on time. Beach walk stunning. More food than you can eat. Although this is a family resort it caters well for adults only with plenty...More

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Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded yesterday

Dear Umngazi Guest, Thank you so much for your wonderful review about your recent stay here at Umngazi. Your comments about the diningroom at Emlonyeni have been noted and addressed, thank you for letting me know. It was great to read that you will be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably one of the most beautiful places I have been south of Durban. The setting can not be better - right on the river mouth with the most beautiful beach beyond. A 40hp boat transfers guest across the river mouth to the beach. The beach...More

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Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 6 days ago

Dear Umngazi Guest, Thank you so much for this wonderful review it was great to read how much you had enjoyed your recent stay with us.I have also noted the feedback given and will discuss with the team accordingly. We thank you for the support...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are two Canadians who travel every year and always finish with a week of relaxing by the ocean somewhere. This year our trip was South Africa, Namibia and Botswana. We finished the five weeks at Umngazi with a 5 day stay. We arrived early...More

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Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bob, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review about your recent stay with us. I was sorry to read that you had difficulty in communicating in English with the diningroom team, this is not normally a problem but they...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Babysitting
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (430)
Room & Suite (108)
Pool & Beach (54)
Dining (33)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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meganflanders
7 January 2018|
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Response from GeneralManager81 | Property representative |
Hi Megan, although we haven't had any problems over Season I know that there have been many cases of Gastro reported in Durban and Cape Town over the holiday period which does put Umngazi at risk as well when people arrive... More
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Paul C
24 September 2017|
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Response from Pippa H | Reviewed this property |
Email Umngazi - you can get their contact info on the website.
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Nilsa R
30 August 2017|
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Response from vandenbergs | Reviewed this property |
Contact the resort for availability. I believe you can fly in from Jhb and the resort picks you up from the airport. Please arrange the details with the resort. It is a stunning place.
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