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Founders Lodge by Mantis

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Overview
Sidbury Road Off N2, adjacent to Shamwari, Paterson, Sundays River Valley 6131 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

Great when all your staff work as a team ,reception to the gardiner Everybody was helpful, Tourguide on gameviews was great and great knowledge about game ,birds and plants. Would like to visit again Thanks

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Thank SteveBrits007
Reviewed 4 days ago

From the time we arrived we were treated like royalty! We could not have asked for a better place to spend our anniversary. Our overall experience was amzing, the game drives, food, decor and staff were excellent! We were even treated to a beautiful platter...More

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Thank Exploration99151
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the place that has everything. Amazing location, stunning views, excellent accommodation, fantastic staff and tremendous food. Then there is the Wildlife in 20,000 hectares! Local guides are superb and knowledgeable not only of the animals (you won’t be disappointed) but of the plant...More

Thank Neville W
Response from LeoniM74, General Manager at Founders Lodge by MantisResponded 1 week ago

Dear Neville, Thank you so much for your fabulous review! We are very pleased to hear yo had such a good time with us. We hope you and Cheryl enjoy the rest of your holiday in beautiful South Africa Many thanks, Christina, Dave and the...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

A family holiday where everyone was sad to leave. A truly awesome experience and so many memories. The staff were attentive and went out of their way to assist us. Simply the best holiday experience of our life. We were privileged to observe some amazing...More

Thank Tauhid A
Response from Leoni M, General Manager at Founders Lodge by MantisResponded 15 August 2018

Dear Tauhid, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It was an absolute pleasure to have you and your family to stay at Founder's and we hope to see you all again in the future! Many thanks, Team Founder's

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed here in April and have since recommended Founders to anyone we know who is thinking about a safari. We had the best experience. The staff always went above and beyond and made our stay and experience so memorable. They completely catered to our...More

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Response from Leoni M, General Manager at Founders Lodge by MantisResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you for your beautiful review. We are very pleased to hear you had a fabulous time at Founder's Lodge and that you enjoyed your meals and game drives and the Founder's hospitality.

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Description
Founders Lodge was the private residence of Adrian Gardiner, founder and visionary of Mantis Collection and Shamwari Game Reserve. The lodge is situated on a 400 hectare reserve adjacent to and with direct access ...More to Shamwari Game Reserve, in the malaria free Eastern Cape of South Africa. Game drives are on the adjacent Big 5 Shamwari and guided walks on the Founders private 400 hectare reserve. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$704 - US$1 348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Paterson
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$704 - US$1 348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Paterson
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Dining (10)
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