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Bongani Mountain Lodge

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Mthethomusha Game Reserve, on the southern border of the Kruger National Park | Off the N4 between Nelspruit and Kaapmuiden, 1295, South Africa
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Bongani Mountain Lodge
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay at Bongani. Thanks a lot to Lisa and Skigh for exciting game drives, information's and your time. Our room was good with a fantastic view to the valley. The staff members were always friendly and helpful.

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Chris E, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and I'm so pleased that you had a enjoyable stay at Bongani. I will pass on your comments to Lisa and Skigh as I know they will be appreciated. Regards Chris More 

Newport, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Bongani - what can I say? From the moment I was dropped off some 7km from the lodge itself at the "visitors centre" at the bottom of the valley, I knew I had made the right choice to come to Bongani. I had to wait while one of the "iron rhinos", the open safari-converted Landcruisers, came down to fetch me... More 

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Midrand, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great weekend at Bongani Mountain Lodge. Value for money indeed!! The highlight for was the early morning gamedrive. Seeing the rhinos at close range was the best. The staff was so welcoming and willing to assist.

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Chris E, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. I am so pleased that you had a lovely weekend and more so that you had the opportunity to see the rhino. Hopefully one day you will still be able to bring your siblings to see the same such species. Thank you for staying with us and I look forward to seeing you both again.... More 

Pretoria
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hospitality provided at the lodge is out of this world.friendly staff, always smiling and ready to help . to the rangers ,Noel and Aaron you guys were amazing.will see you soon.miss the peacefulness.Tx

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Thank you for the review, we all look forward to seeing you again soon More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

You feel you could touch the stars it's magical Fantastic management and staff nothing too much trouble We had four days there in January this year We loved everything about it our accommodation FANTASTIC FOOD FANTASTIC We didn't want to leave Loved the game drives A special mention to Aron our driver he was BRILLLLIANT We love and miss you... More 

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Chris E, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and it is always a great feeling for all of us when guests have such a "Fantastic" time. Please stay in touch and hopefully you may return oneday More 

ängelholm
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This Place is a nice Place far from all other activities. We stayed there for 2 Days now in january 2015 and it was Lovely. You did not have to go home by yourself because of animals. After darkness you were guided home and it was save and good. Everything was fine up here on the hills and the food... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to review Bongani. I am so pleased you had a lovely experience and that hopefully you may return one day to our beautiful piece of South Africa. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Just returned from 3 nights at Bongani Had a great stay,good food,good people beautiful area Don't use trip advisor directions they take you to the wrong gate!!!!!!! Use the lodges website for directions Good value for money! Will return.

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Chris E, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and I will endeavour to rectify the directions issue imediately. On behalf of all my team, it was pleasure having you stay with us and I hope that you will return to Bongani in the not to distant future. Regards Chris More 

Dresden, Germany
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

From an objective point of view: Very friendly staff, amazing property with clean and individual bungalows, delicious food, you can relax at two pools with great views or you can go for a massage before or after a spectacular game drive. Absolutely no negative comments from my side. From a subjective point of view: We had a perfect time from... More 

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Felicity S, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so very much for writting of you expereince at Bongani Mountain Lodge. I was very please to read how you appreciated the hospitality of the staff. We pride ourselves in our service and friendliness shown to our guests. I ca sppreciate your comments on the game drives with Simeon and Jabu. Both are such wonderful people... More 

Hook, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Just returned from Bongani, and have to say our stay there exceeded all our expectations, sure there are wilder game reserves with more animals,and it's a long transfer from Johannesburg airport (about 5 hours), but the journey is certainly worth it. Bongani is in a beautiful mountain setting, has great accommodation,suburb food, and the best staff ever,you can't go wrong... More 

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Felicity S, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so very much for taking the time to write a review of your time spent with us at Bongani Mountian Lodge. I am so pleased to read how much you enjoyed your experience with us. The Reserve is definately situated in a mountainous setting which affords it a uniqueness that cannot be expereinced in many other... More 

Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I stayed at Bongani in June 1994, it was the most amazing holiday so much so that it remains an amazing memory twenty years later, the rooms and resort appear to have stood the test of time, it doesn't look dated at all. For any adult looking for a magical experience, romantic getaway or even spiritual and 'grounding' I would... More 

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Dear Guest Thank you so very much for writing of your experience with us at Bongani Mountain Lodge. I am so pleased to read that you have found your stay at Bongani just as magical as your trip 20 years ago in 1994. THe lodge has received a numner of upgraded in the last 20 years which has kept us... More 

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