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1 River Bend Road, Semonkong, Lesotho
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Semonkong Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Backpacker83
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting South Africa and wanted to check out Lesotho. We were so glad we did! Semonkong is this wonderful little village and Semonkong Lodge was a great place to stay. The ride to and from the village was beautiful and I can see why Lesotho is called the Mountain Kingdom. We stayed in a very quaint round hut... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Highly recommend this unique lodge in the mountains of Lesotho. I went with a friend and we hiked, did the donkey pub crawl, and enjoyed a morning horseback riding trip to see great views and the famous spiral aloe plant. The food is great, the shop has wonderful local crafts, and the management was friendly and helpful. It's wonderful that... More 

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Bellville, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Semonkong Lodge We were on our way from Cape Town to Lesotho to “tick the Lesotho box” in my “bucket list” We entered Lesotho via the well documented Sani Pass that was an experience on its own. There is evidence of road construction from Underburg and in the Sani pass that clearly indicate that the rumours are true that these... More 

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Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

What an amazing few days in the mountains! Tea in bed in the mornings, horse rides to the waterfall, abseiling, walks along the river, fly fishing, a cosy bar, delicious food, a roaring fire to welcome you to bed and of course the most welcoming and friendly staff!....everything you need when escaping the city! We will be back....

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Lesotho is very rustic, so we were pleasantly surprised by the quality at Semonkong. The rooms are very comfortable, the food was great and the service excellent. We loved the abseiling (highest in the world!), the guys were super professional and we felt very safe. The donkey pub-crawl is not something you can say you do every weekend, great experience... More 

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Maseru, Lesotho
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

A whole new world full of adventures awaits you up there! Whether its on your mountain bike, with your trail running shoes or climbing gear (yes, there are bolted routes right next to the lodge), Semonkong will take your breath away. Great place also to chill and relax and be assured that the food up there is probably the best... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Just back from a week in Lesotho, ending our trip at Semonkong Lodge. What a fantastic place for a holiday. From the night watchman to the manager, we experienced only friendly, helpful and smiling service - how fantastic is that! Once again, thanks to the barman who went out of his way to assist us with his cellphone (our MTN... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Four days of pure fun, adventure and memories! Our abseil was nerve wrecking but thrilling! Such a beautiful location and abseiling down the waterfall was one of the best memories I have. We were so well taken care of by our hosts and listening to Guns & Roses Welcome to the Jungle in the land rover on the way to... More 

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This the most beautiful place. It offers a variety of accommodation to suit different pockets. Clean and beautifully presented with some lovely little touches that help to make it special. It is an exciting place, if you want it to be! The abseil is conducted with paramount importance on safety yet the amazing staff make you feel relaxed enough to... More 

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Ruthin, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Such a wonderful place, had an amazing weekend! Cannot praise the staff, surroundings, facilities and accommodation enough! Stayed in a beautiful Rondavel, which was very warm and cosy, even though its coming into winter. Very patient staff and guides who were doing the abseil training, and made you feel very safe (brilliant for someone who was very scared). Lovely ride... More 

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Address: 1 River Bend Road, Semonkong, Lesotho
Location: Lesotho > Maseru District > Semonkong
Number of rooms: 19

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