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Love Matumi Golf Lodge

5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 09 Sept 2019
Great place to stay in Nelspruit, beautiful surroundings and safe. John always goes out of his way to assist any way he can. Location is perfect close to town but you feel like you are in the country. Breakfasts great, golf course looks world class. Restaurant at golf course great for a light lunch. All in all an excellent choice to stay when visiting Nelspruit.
Date of stay: August 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
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4.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Matumi, Manager at Matumi Golf Lodge, responded to this review
Responded 12 Sept 2019
Good morning

Thank you for the review, we greatly appreciate it.

Hope to see you soon.

Enjoy your day.

Kind Regards
Matumi Golf Lodge
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Reviewed 5 June 2019

Stay was not pleasent. Lights in room 5 was not able to switch off, and was only able to dim the lights till the next morning. After complaining about the lights, I was offered another very nice room, which I appreciate. That following night they put new guests in that same room without the lights being fixed. Colleague who stayed there 3 weeks ago said someone at breakfast complained about the same room with lights not working.

Room tip: Room 6 was very nice with own balcony and view onto the golf course
Date of stay: June 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled on business
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Matumi, Manager at Matumi Golf Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2019

Good afternoon

Thank you for the review and your honest response, the lights were fixed the very same day after we moved you to another room. the lights are working, it is just the dimmer that unfortunately was not switching off completely but they have since been fixed and we have replaced the dimmer.

Hope to see you again soon.

Kind Regards
John

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Reviewed 28 May 2019

Well priced!
Good Service!
Neat, Classy yet Simple!
I enjoy the fact that attention is given to individual needs! (Additional mattress for child... take-away breakfast arranged for early morning...)
Howard arranges everything for you, and he delivers!

Date of stay: May 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Matumi, Manager at Matumi Golf Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2019

Good morning

Thank you for the review and for staying with us, we greatly appreciate it.

We hope to see you again soon.

Enjoy your day.

Kind Regards
Matumi Golf lodge

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Reviewed 3 April 2019

Inconsiderate staff even with emergencies particularly death. I will never make bookings there nor tell my prople around me to make bookings there. They must know in life business is business but empathy is one of the value to be considered

Date of stay: March 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled on business
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Freedom18872339104, Manager at Matumi Golf Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2019

Thank you Professor Jabulani Makhubele, it is unfortunate that you gave us such a review when you did not even stay with us. Your colleagues stayed with us and they are more qualified to give us a review than yourself, however we are running a company here that has policies. You must never ever cancel a booking on check in and expect to be refunded, once you book a room and you pay for it. That room is yours for that period and nobody else can book that room on our system, which is why last minute cancellations are not accepted not just by us but the industry at large. Your situation was even worse because you came to the lodge to check in and only informed us on checking in that you will not be staying and therefore requested a refund of which it didn't happen. It is unfortunate that it has come to this but as a Professor, you are well educated and should know these things. Every booking confirmation comes with a cancellation policy, in some cases we do make an exception but you just don't cancel on check in when a booking was made 04 weeks ago.

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Reviewed 25 February 2019

The security personnel at the estate are rude or either full of tribalism. On arrival at the main gate they were not kind gave us a funny look and spoke in a language we did not understand and laughed when i asked what was wrong. On the second entry the following day, the same thing happened but this time it was different people from the previous day.

Date of stay: February 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 January 2019

we had a great relaxed time at Matumi, the staff are extra friendly and helpfully more so the gentleman at reception, apologies for forgetting his name but he was such an awesome and pleasant host, went out of his way to help, it felt like home for us. I intend making Matumi my "getaway" place from now, the venue is clean, very quite and beautiful surroundings. Everything about my holiday was a perfect 10 :)

Date of stay: December 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Freedom18872339104, Manager at Matumi Golf Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2019

Good morning

Thank you for the review and for staying with us, we greatly appreciate it.

We hope to see you again soon.

Enjoy your day.

Kind Regards
Matumi Golf lodge

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