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Sani Valley Lodge and Hotel

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Sani Pass | Sani Pass Road, Himeville 3256, South Africa
1 room 1 adult
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A simply stunning place, of peace and tranquility. Beautiful surroundings, filled with nature's wonders . We stayed in a Lakeside lodge which enjoys great views, from dawn till dusk. Scenery, Animals, Water and ...Silence. You wont know how lovely this place is unless you try it. And the dinner option (delivered to your doorstep) was a treat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic stay in this beautiful nature with amazing views, nice service, chalet in excellent condition, near by sani pass, we enjoyed a wonderful vacation there... highly recommended, a must try experience

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Gareth M, General Manager at Sani Valley Lodge and Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Corentin Thank you for your review, and for recommending us. Regards Gareth More 

East London, South Africa
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in one of the lakeside cottages which is right on the edge of the lake and includes a private outdoor jacuzzi on the deck. The cottage is well equipped for self catering but we chose the dinner bed and breakfast option. The dinner is pre selected via email and then delivered in the evening to the cottage. Dinner... More 

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Gareth M, General Manager at Sani Valley Lodge and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Tanya What a great review thank you, and it is so refreshing to hear that some of our guests enjoy Sani Valley the way it was meant to be enjoyed. Regards Gareth More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Sani valley Lodge is a great place to visit. Good accommodation, the scenery is unbelievable and it is always fun. However fly fishing has become poor and problematic over the years because the dam has become depleted of trout. It's not what it used to be.

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1 Thank Malcolm S
Gareth M, General Manager at Sani Valley Lodge and Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Malcolm Thank you for your review, I am pleased that you still think we are a great place to visit. Unfortunately as you know fly-fishing can be very frustrating at the best of times. Weather, wind and so many other factors play a part in the success, but please believe me I am not trying to make excuses for... More 

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

If only we could have stayed longer!!!! Friendly staff, all amenities you could need in the lodge, the most comfortable beds. I would recommend Sani Valley Lodge to all those people who urgently need rejuvenation. Perfect for families and couples. We will definately return.

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Thank Caron N
Gareth M, General Manager at Sani Valley Lodge and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Caron, Thank you for your kind words, we also wish you had stayed longer :) Regards Gareth More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Arrived at the lodge on the Tuesday and were booked in very efficiently. Beautiful surroundings, stunning views of the lake and mountains. The lodges are attached together (two or sometimes three flatlettes) but very private. Neat and clean with all the ammenities you may require for self containment. We booked for dinner, bed and breakfast and were surprised to have... More 

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Gareth M, General Manager at Sani Valley Lodge and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Janice, thank you for your review. Yes we do try to keep it as peaceful and romantic as possible for our couples, but as you said for a large group it can be great fun taking advantage of our clubhouse facilities. Regards Gareth More 

Gaborone, Botswana
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30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

What an awesome place to relax and enjoy the Southern Drakenberg! There is no need to even move from the property as a wide range of activities are catered for...fishing, long walks, Mountain Biking etc. It is also at the foot of the famous Sani Pass...no more needs to be said about that! The chalets are immaculate and can be... More 

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Gareth M, General Manager at Sani Valley Lodge and Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Louis, thank you so much for the wonderful review, so great to hear this from our repeat guests, we have obviously done something right to get you back here. All the best, regards Gareth More 

Ontario, CAN
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35 reviews
23 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We booked the Sani Valley lodge as "just a place to stay" while we took the Sani Pass tour. Driving into the lodge we were still not sure where we were going to end up! But by the time we were shown to our lakeside bungalow and took in the views we considered it our lucky day, and honestly it... More 

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Gareth M, General Manager at Sani Valley Lodge and Hotel, responded to this review

Wow if we have made that type of impression a few months later, I feel we have accomplished what we have set out to do. Thank you for the review and hopefully we see you on your next trip to SA. Yes the second bed area is intended for smaller children normally and not a 3rd adult but we are... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We went there for our honeymoon in June and I must admit the spectacular view is out of this world! We truly got to rest and just enjoy peace and tranquillity. I must admit that I am a little disappointed in the fact that we only got to stay 5 nights in the honeymoon suite and got moved for the... More 

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Gareth M, General Manager at Sani Valley Lodge and Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MJvGraan, Thank you for the review, although the heading and ratings are not great, I do appreciate that you enjoyed our food and the relaxing experience. Unfortunately there seems to be a bit of confusion surrounding your booking. We would definitely have preferred you to stay in one unit and not have to move however when you extended your... More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

beautiful and breathtaking surroundings and amazing lodges with attention to detail. Went on pony ride, walked around the lodges, enjoyed the meals delivered direct to door. Children's play area, small but enough. Breakfast lovely. Almost like a spa setting. Nothing to much trouble. Close to sani pass, so great place to stay. Cannot recommend enough.

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1 Thank Sara08122000
Gareth M, General Manager at Sani Valley Lodge and Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Sara Thank you for the review, so glad you had a good time and managed to go on the pony ride :) Regards Gareth More 

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