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Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa

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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunset cruise”(32 reviews)
“family holiday”(51 reviews)
“wild coast”(84 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great food great venue great location everything was what i expected and more. rooms overlooking the sea were brilliant The shuttle boats to the beach were always available. the fishing was also peaceful. the surrounding beaches are some of the prettiest i have ever seenMore

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Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 3 days ago

Dear Umngazi Guest, Thank you so much for this kind review, it was great to read how much you enjoyed your recent stay with us and appreciation of the beauty of the Wild Coast. We appreciate your support and hope to welcome you back again...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful place with great staff, service , accommodation and catering. Our only gripe was that my wife went down with a serious stomach complaint and it transpires that this was likely from the water. We did ask reception whether the water is potable...More

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Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 3 days ago

Dear Umngazi Guest, Thank you so much for this kind review, great to read you enjoyed your stay with us during the Pondo Pedal. I was sorry to read that your wife was unwell during your stay, the water is checked on a daily basis...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a really lovely stay at Umgazi. The bungalow was very comfortable and the staff wonderful. Food most enjoyable. The highlight of our few days was the trip up the river and seeing the Fish Eagle.More

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Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 3 days ago

Dear Phillip, Thank you so much for this wonderful review, it was great to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us and how much you appreciated the sundown cruise to see the Fish Eagles, happy the performed! Thank you so much for your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you for a wonderful experience - we had a relaxing time with superb service ; thoroughly enjoyed the hike from Port St John's and every meal produced delicious meals; the beaches and river were clean and it was great to enjoy another booze cruise...More

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Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Amanda, Thank you so much for this wonderful review, it was great to read how much you had enjoyed your recent stay here with us and enjoyed many of the activities that are on offer. We appreciate your support and do hope to get...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first time to visit after friends recommended it. Wow we were blown away by the whole experience. We rented 49a, it has its own breakfast room and is quite secluded as only 3 apartments together. The Menu was great and the food was fantastic,...More

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Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Stephen, Thank you so much for this wonderful review of your recent stay with us, it was great to see how much you had enjoyed Umngazi and all that it has to offer, especially our award winning Spa which we are course very proud...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 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 (461)
Room & Suite (109)
Pool & Beach (59)
Dining (33)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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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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"Any room is special"
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"any room will do."
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"pas trop trop loin de la réception"
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"If you wont to escape the festivities around the pool area opt for the chalets at the far end of the resort"
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