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Utopia in Africa

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6 Daleen St. | Sonheuwel, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
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Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place with a spectacular view. I suggest upgrading the the king room to get the amanzing balcony and view. Considering what you get, it good value. The room is just beautiful. No TV in room, but was not an issue for me.

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Thank snowcactus
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful and relaxing retreat. Wonderful attention to detail with tasteful colourful art creations of the owners throughout. Set in the hills above Nelspruit with tremendous views to eat breakfast. We were made to feel very welcome.

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

utopia in Africa was the best hotel experience me and my family enjoyed during the whole trip.This place is more like home and less hotel and love the way owner patricia and hameed gives personal attention to every guest. Thank you for the Indian breakfast (urad dal) we enjoyed the most. Utopia is the beautiful place,lovely decoration ,pool facing forest,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

This is a return trip for us. Can't rate this little gem highly enough. The service, the venue, attention to detail is fantastic.we have booked again for next year. Patricia,Hamid,Claire and family.... Can't wait!!! Thank you again for going beyond the call of duty

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The Netherlands
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

I can only be positive about this guesthouse. It was our favorite during our 3 week South Africa round trip. Nice atmosphere, friendly owner, lovely and spacious room with comfortable bed and bathroom, tasty breakfast and beautiful view from the deck.

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Vancouver, Washington
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

This is our third stay at Utopia in Africa, and we can't imagine starting a vacation in South Africa anywhere else. Patricia and Claire are always so welcoming and delightful, as are all the staff. We were especially to see our old friend Sam (the Airedale) looking spry still! :)

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Montgomery Village, Maryland, United States
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

I had booked at Utopia in Africa back in February for an upcoming trip in November of this year. Unfortunately, I booked for the wrong dates (completely my fault). With the trip rapidly approaching I was confirming reservations and noticed the mistake. I contacted Claire to see if she had availability for the correct dates and, sadly, she did not.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Nice interior, great views from the deck overseeing plenty of greenery. Stayed for a night, had a good dinner and breakfast at the house. Patricia was friendly and invited us to view the porcupine and bushcats feeding before dinner time.

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Thank ikmy00
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34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

Simply exceptional when it comes to price/quality. I can only imagine the mediocre reviews came from people who were unlucky to receive a less nice room (if there are any) since they're all slightly different. Ours (room n3 - bird room) had stunning views and was beautifully designed in line with the rest of the property. A sort of Bohemian... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Breakfast on the deck is really lovely, with a wide range of birds and a great view. The rooms are pretty and spacious - the bathroom could be more private but aside from that, we enjoyed our stay and appreciated the warm hospitality.

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