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Sani Lodge Backpackers

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 18 from the Johannesburg Hiking Club, we stayed here on the night before starting the Giants Cup trail as well as on the night after the hike. They managed to cater to all our different dietary needs. The food was...More

Thank Annie M
Response from Simone S, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 7 May 2018

Thank you to the JHB Hiking Group for taking time to review our Lodge. Russell and I along with our team do so appreciate honest down to earth feedback and coming from a large group it means even more to us. We sincerely wish to...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018

Big, well-equipped kitchen. I loved the herb garden which is free for all guests to use. The rooms are also clean with comfortable beds. The atmosphere of Sani Lodge Backpackers is wonderful with great staff. The best part of the trip was the day trip...More

Thank Lillian M
Response from Simone S, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 7 May 2018

Thank you for your thorough review of all aspects of our Lodge and tours by Drakensberg Adventures which are both owned by Russell and myself Simone Suchet for 26 and 21 years respectively. The tour guides of DA are dedicated to all aspects of responsible...More

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US$13 - US$28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
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US$13 - US$28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
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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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