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Sani Lodge Backpackers

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“sani lodge”(51 reviews)
“day tour”(12 reviews)
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All reviewssani lodgeday tourcommon roomthe kitchenstayed here for nightshighest pub in africapacked lunchself cateringnice staffpony trekkingperfect placebring your ownamazing viewscheap priceanother guestcooked breakfastland rover
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My partner and I wanted to try the Sani Pass drive up to Lesotho for my birthday and we chose Sani Lodge for the overnight stay. The staff are warm and helpful. Everything we ate was organic... and their homemade jam is divine. There were...More

Thank Thoho1989
Reviewed 4 days ago

We only stayed for one night on our way from Mthatha to Durban and were dropped off by the Mzansi bus and picked up again the next morning. So we didn't have time to take part in any of the activities, but having spoken to...More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 10 June 2018

I booked Sani Lodge's 3 cultures package and everything was so well organised for when i got there. After arriving by Mzansi buses (who are great and who stop at the Lodge) i was pleased that a meal had been prepared and kept especially for...More

Thank davet65
Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Dave for your comprehensive review of your time at Sani Lodge. Packages such as yours are designed to take the hassle out of organising things for the visitor - its an all inclusive deal offering accommodation, all meals and 3 days' worth of activities/tours...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Very lovely place. We joined the sani pass tour in a classic old land rover. Rooms are basic and a little small, but have all you need (warm blankets). Showers were spacious and clean. Breakfast was a little basic.More

Thank Franka S
Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed our Standard Sani Pass day tour. We believe that Landrovers are the classic Sani Pass vehicle, and enhance your experience of the day. We offer the best service we can with the buildings we have,...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018

Let's start with the best point of our stay: the day tour to Lesotho was awesome and the tour guide was excellent for it; We stayed in a "standard room". Our room was really close to the reception, but also to the recycle bins. One...More

Thank bnoy
Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 21 May 2018

I shall deal with your points one by one: Thank you for your comments about our Standard Sani Pass day tour. We believe our tour offers a much fuller day, we go deeper into Lesotho and our guides offer unrivalled service and information to our...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Free Parking
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Pool
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US$10 - US$74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$10 - US$74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
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Traveller (102)
Room & Suite (28)
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Anna-Marie P
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Sorry no pets allowed here due to duiker and other wildlife on the property.
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"Avoid those close to the reception, and if you want a better experience (calmer), get a rondavel."
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"Don't drive there at night (especially if coming from Durban side). Fog=poor visibility"
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"Book early, only a limited amount of double beds available."
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"Rondavels are quiet, cool, clean and peaceful"
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