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Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa

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I, Port St Johns South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 7 February 2014

We had an unforgettable 4 days at Umngazi last October: we got married there and were pampered and looked after by everyone. Food is very good, and the fish platter on our wedding night was unbelievable. The girls at the Spa were fantastic (prepping me...More

Thank SaskiaVD
Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 9 February 2014

Dear Saskia, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this kind review, it was very special to have you stay with us and to share this wonderful event. I have of course shared your review with the team and Michele who were...More

Reviewed 5 February 2014

We had a wonderful week in January and have booked again for 2015, the staff were wonderful the food was excellent and the booze was cheap! I would highly recommend this lodge as a family destination , they are so organized and accomodating for kids...More

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Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 8 February 2014

Dear Robyn & George, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this kind review. We really do try and make sure that we are everything to everyone in the family so it was great to read the family was well taken care...More

Reviewed 1 February 2014

The new décor both in the lounge, dining room and chalets was delightful. There was a very strong smell of urine in the bathroom. Could be mould as the bathrooms have not been upgraded since our last visit. Or they need to be cleaned more...More

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Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 8 February 2014

Dear Hilary, Thank you for taking the time to write this kind review, I appreciate your feedback. Please be assured that all the points of concern have been addressed with the Team and attended to including the road which is ongoing unfortunately. I do hope...More

Reviewed 29 January 2014

Forget the outside world once you´ve arrived at Umngazi. Located directly on the river mouth & coast you´ll be treated with beautiful views and plenty of activities. Perfect for every type of guest although I can imagine that it can get very full with children...More

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Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 8 February 2014

Dear Umngazi Guest, Thank you so much for the kind review your time to give comment is greatly appreciated. I am glad to appreciated everything that this beautiful part of the world, The Wild Coast, has to offer, it truly is very special and we...More

Reviewed 27 January 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Umgazi river bungalows ..and was very disappointed at the staff ..standing around ..completely disinterested in the guests ..had to often ask for service .. managers ans staff promptly sir down at their own table ..smack bang as soon as guests sit down...More

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Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 9 February 2014

Dear Kyle, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, your comments and feedback are important to me and of course the Umngazi Team. I was very concerned to read what you had to say about the overall service and especially...More

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Description
Tucked away on the Wild Coast, in the heart of Pondoland, and encompassed by a rocky coastline, indigenous forests, secluded coves and breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean, lies the award winning More Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa - an award winning family resort & spa. The thatch-roofed bungalows are situated amongst the indigenous gardens which provide the perfect setting for a totally relaxed holiday. Weekly fly-in packages are available Friday to Friday from Durban where you fly at 500 feet above sea level along the beautiful coastline - a wonderful way to start your holiday. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
69
Also Known As
Umngazi River Bungalows Hotel Port St Johns
,
Umngazi River Hotel
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Umngazi River Resort
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port St Johns
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
69
Also Known As
Umngazi River Bungalows Hotel Port St Johns
,
Umngazi River Hotel
,
Umngazi River Resort
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port St Johns
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Traveller (462)
Room & Suite (109)
Pool & Beach (59)
Dining (33)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Questions & Answers
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eaglestat
4 October 2018|
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Response from GeneralManager81 | Property representative |
Hi Richard, the best routing from Durban is via Port Edward, Bizana, Flagstaff, Lusikisiki, Port St Johns. There is a bypass routing for Flagstaff, so instead of going through the town itself look out for the sign which... More
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shobanasingh22
19 August 2018|
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SRA-Jones
23 July 2018|
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Response from GeneralManager81 | Property representative |
Best to turn-off by Howick to Underberg, if need be stay over in Underberg and then continue the next morning. Road is fine apart from many speedhumps between Flagstaff and Lusikisiki. With the Stellenbosch trip, we can... More
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Room Tips
"Ocean facing"
neilbO8655EC
16 Jul 2018
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"Any room is special"
Nats68
07 Apr 2018
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"any room will do."
dsE9539LE
22 Jan 2018
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"pas trop trop loin de la réception"
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19 Dec 2017
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