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Bongani Mountain Lodge

4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   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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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
33 hotel reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were in SA visiting Family & had the opportunity of experiencing this truly magical Lodge. It's tranquil setting, complemented by attentive staff for whom nothing is too much trouble & varied high quality food makes this Lodge a must go to. Plenty of beautiful animals to see in the game reserve & cheeky monkeys trying every trick to steal... More

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The views are exceptional, it takes a hard working game vehicle around 45 minutes to get up to the lodge, however the journey is wonderfull and game viewing spectacular. The staff are extreemly helpfull and attentive. Thank you to all involved.

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is exceptional. The drive up takes around 45 minutes and most is in low ratio. The first sight of the lodge is a real experience. Staff are very attentive and helpful. Nothing is too much trouble. On the game drive side the rangers and trackers are knowledgeable and do their utmost to find you animals. We had mostly... More

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

Dear Guest We so appreciate you taking the time to review your experience with us at Bongani Mountain Lodge. I am so pleased to read that you enjoyed the overall experience with us. Thank you for choosing to stay at Bongani Mountain Lodge and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More

Montréal, Québec
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

we stayed there two nights last May, as part of a 25 person group; there is a rough 7 kms access road to get there, but it is worth the effort! we had a marvelous stay, participated in two safaris, with excellent guides, saw a lot of wild animals; we had excellent meals during our stay; our room was large,... More

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Dear Guest Thank you so taking the time to write of your experience with us at Bongani Mountain Lodge. I am so please that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. Thank you for choosing to stay at Bongani Mountain Lodge and I trust that on future travels to South Africa you will consider returning to experience more of... More

Ramat Hasharon, Israel
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Accommodation- excellent, Hot water for shower - should be improved (!), Restaurant - Good, Game Drive -excellent. Crew (Eron and Simon) - Well qualified and Charming!!, Tips: Lupizi gate should be opened for access for arrival and departure of guests!! The Matzulu gate forced using N4 (Stop n Go) which delayed traffic for hours! Simply an unnecessary torture for Bongani... More

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

Dear Guest It was so wonderful to have met you and your wife during your travels to South Africa, and we were very pleased that you so enjoyed your time with us at Bognani Mountain Lodge.Thank you for writing of your experience with us and we trust that we will be able to welcome you back in the future. More

Noida, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I along with my wife had stayed at Bongani Mountain Lodge in End May-Early Jun 2014. It was one of the most memorable stays of our life time! We were not looking for 5 star amenities but for warmth and cosy environment. The hospitality at Bongani is to be experienced to be believed! We are vegetarians and had informed the... More

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

Dear Guest I would firstly like to thank you for taking the time to review your time spent with us at Bongani Mountain Lodge. I am very happy to read that we were able to create a few memories for you and that you so enjoyed your time with Skigh and Paul on safari. We all take such pleasure in... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Must say that after getting over the disappointment in the game drive because of the rarity in sightings, it was a mighty pleasant experience. The food and service was excellent and the rooms were well kept and well serviced. The view offered by the location was breath-taking . The rangers "Peri peri" and "Kakakula" were very helpful and tried their... 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 post a review of Bongani Mountain Lodge on Trip Advisor. I am happy to read that you you enjoyed the food, service and housekeeping services of the lodge. The location of the lodge truly does afford the most wonderful views and as does many areas on the Reserve.... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Our week at Bongani provided an adventure every single day. We enjoyed morning and afternoon game drives in Bongani, two full days in Kruger National Park and a day in the Drakensberg mountains. We saw fantastic wildlife at close range and wonderful birdlife. Our ranger (Sky) and tracker (Paul) were superb in terms of knowledge, friendliness and ensuring we had... More

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

Dear Guest I would firstly like to thank you for taking the time to review your time spent with us at Bongani Mountain Lodge. I am very happy to read that we were able to create a few memories for you and that you so enjoyed your time with Skigh and Paul on safari. We all take such pleasure in... More

New Delhi, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

had a wonderful time. we stayed here for 2 nights. the only one prob we faced was that the internet was not working.rooms were good clean. the food was good. staff was very friendly. we were lucky to see group of lions and lots of giraffes. our ranger Mr. Simon had a very sharp eye to spot animals

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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 post your feedback on your stay at Bongani Mountain Lodge on Trip Advisor. I am pleased you enjoyed your safari and game drive experience with Simon and I will be sure to mention to him that you have personally made mention of him in Trip Advisor. He is... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

Bongani's got Game! I really enjoyed my stay at Bongani Game Lodge. The road to get up to the lodge was long, uphill and very bumpy but the accommodation and restaurant grounds were very lovely. My lodge was beautiful and romantic. Everything I pictured a safari lodge to be: king sized bed surrounded by mosquito net, soaker bath tub and... More

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

I am so happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us at Bongani Mountain Lodge and appreciated the setting of the lodge and the romantic atmosphere that the setting creates so well. As you and all our other guests have experience the small herds of antelope that frequent the lodge surroundings truly does bring the reserve within the... More

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Address: Mthethomusha Game Reserve, on the southern border of the Kruger National Park | Off the N4 between Nelspruit and Kaapmuiden, 1295, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Bongani Mountain Lodge 4*
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Bongani Mountain Lodge is situated at 745m above sea level in the middle of the magnificent Mthethomusha Game Reserve South Western Kruger National Park. Just outside the boundaries but sharing the same constitution and similar eco ethics to the preservation of diverse spacies in their own environment.Bongani is 4 star rated and offers extreme value for money and 5 Star service and amenities. We have a total of 38 rooms. 9 of which are joined via a small passage which ensures that families are kept close to their children. While the remaining 20 suites offer greater privacy as well as King size beds, bath, indoor as well as outdoor showers, mini bar stocked to your requirements, robes, tea and coffee and hot chocolate centre, in room safe, mosquito net and much more.Rates include: On time transfer to lodge from welcome center, accomodation, all meals, safaris, and 2 sundowner drinks per day.Rates exclude: late arrival fees, conservation fees of R100.00pp per stay and all other items of a personal nature not mentioned above in the incudes section. ... more   less 
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