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Southern Sun Emnotweni

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15 Government Boulevard, Riverside Park, Nelspruit, 1200, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa (Formerly Emnotweni Sun)
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Ranked #3 of 18 Hotels in Nelspruit
Certificate of Excellence
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
suep718 Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the only hotel I stay at when visiting Nelspruit on business which is about every six weeks. From the impressive rooms to the courtesy of staff members, it is an absolute pleasure to stay there.

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Western Cape, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Travelling for work we stayed at the Southen Sund Emnotweni which is rated a 4star. But what an unpleasant checkin we had. At the check in counter when we asked to be checked in the lady said no she is busy with an invoice for someone that was not at reception we were told to have a seat eventually we... More 

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The friendliness of the staff and their passion to serve was in sync with the fabulous warm weather. What an experience, great dining, holiday and leisure experience. Must visit again. Wow !!! Pregan, Merlina, Samiksha and Ashwari Pillay

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Michelle H, General Manager at Southern Sun Emnotweni, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Thank you for letting us know about your stay. We look forward to having you and your family visit us again soon Kind Regards Michelle More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is a bridge to movies, gambling and fun. It is situated across the Emnotweni Casino which has a movie house and chain stores. The breakfast is prepared with love. Absolutely divine. The rooms especially their executive rooms are heavenly and to die for. Their standard is classy and stylish. A great hotel indeed.

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Michelle H, General Manager at Southern Sun Emnotweni, responded to this review

Good Morning Thank you for the review, I am pleased that you enjoyed you stay with us as well as the shopping and entertainment. We are excited to advise you that we will be undergoing a softs refurbishment over the next 6 months and look forward to showing you the new look. Kind Regards Michelle More 

Marloth Park
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Another stay at the Emnotweni Sun and as always the staff were great, the room comfortable and a great value for money stay. The breakfast was delicious, but the dinner was a little disappointing. It is a large buffet but the quality can improve and the choices could improve. No fish starters and only a fishy stew on the mains... More 

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Michelle H, General Manager at Southern Sun Emnotweni, responded to this review

Good Morning Great to have you review the hotel, thank you for your valued comments , will advise chef to relook at his buffet menu's to include more of a fish offering . We look forward to welcoming you back again soon Regards Michelle More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I only stayed there one night - checked in late-ish and checked out round 8am - so didn't get to experience much of the hotel. Even thought it was a short stay I really have no complaints. Bed is very comfy, very quiet (room 251) and good amenities. The water pressure in the shower was great - not often you... More 

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Michelle H, General Manager at Southern Sun Emnotweni, responded to this review

Good Morning Thank you for taking the time to rate your stay , we hope on your next visit you will be able to enjoy all the facilities that we offer as well as our wonderful garden and food. Kind Regards Michelle More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Great location close to Kruger Park. Visible security so seems safe. Beautiful gardens. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Lacks some amenities such as an inroom fridge and ironing board. The aircon is not modern but preferred to open the window rather so not an issue. Breakfast has limited choices but fast, efficient and friendly service. Front desk also very... More 

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Michelle H, General Manager at Southern Sun Emnotweni, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Thank you for the feedback of your stay with us. We are very excited to advise that in the next two weeks we start with a small refurbishment which will make the experience even better. We look forward to seeing you again soon Regards Michelle More 

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Please add more blankets or provide extra blankets to your rooms your blankets are too light and it was cold at night also check your blankets before another visitor arrives. You can also look at option of electric blankets in winter

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Michelle H, General Manager at Southern Sun Emnotweni, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. Extra blankets are in the cupboard for your convience as well as a 24hour reception desk who will gladly assist with even more blankets if you require. Look forward to our small refurbishment which happens from July Kind Regards Michelle More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

After having a bad service at Bundu Lodge,I decided to book my self at this hotel,everything about it its good service,am very happy,the hotel its very clean,the food its delicious,am having a great time

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Michelle H, General Manager at Southern Sun Emnotweni, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Thank you for reviewing you stay with us We look forward to seeing you again in the near future Regards Michelle More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We stayed here overnight and wished I had stayed longer. My room was beautiful and the food was great. Breakfast is value for money. It is very central to travel around. The kruger park is only 22km from hotel. As a guest we enjoyed free access to the beautiful Lowveld National Botanical Garden. Overall my stay was great.

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Michelle H, General Manager at Southern Sun Emnotweni, responded to this review

Good Evening Thank you for letting us know about your stay , we hope we will see you and your wife again in the near future Regards Michelle More 

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