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umSisi House

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Plot D2 Peebles Valley Rd (off R40 Road to Hazyview) | Peebles Valley, White River 1200, South Africa
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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We very much enjoyed our stay AGAIN ! The host ,Amanda and Paddy, are very accommodating and friendly . The home , surroundings and food are first rate! We loved the fresh ,home cooked wonderful meals .We would stay there again and recommend you give them a try,you will be glad you did !

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We highly recommend Umsisi House; The house is beautiful and exquisitely decorated, with all amenities from a five star hotel but what makes it so special is the fiendly and caring hospitality of the owners, Amanda and Paddy! A true home away from home! Amanda and Paddy know the region and the Kruger very well but they're also excellent cooks... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was fortunate enough to stay at Umsisi House for a weekend, which in retrospect was far too short. The accommodation was luxurious, homely and gave me a true flavour of what it might be like to live in the African countryside. The hosts, Paddy and Amanda were consummate professionals with respect to entertaining conversation and even more satisfyingly, Cordon... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We spent a blissful week at umSisi House in July. The house and garden truly are beautiful with stunning vistas and tranquil corners, all kept in immaculate condition. The garden is a paradise for kids, who can explore freely - kept our kids busy for hours. Our daily highlight was dinner time. We loved the ritual of settling down in... More 

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amandabond007, Owner at umSisi House, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful feedback. You were the perfect guests and we thoroughly enjoyed the week that you spent here with us at umSisi House. You mentioned that you wanted to come back next year, and we hope you do! Kind regards Amanda More 

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This was our second visit and we will definitely return. We had the most incredible time: the gardens and setting were stunning; the food and wine were fabulous. Everything was wonderfully sumptuous and we came home with some very special memories.

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amandabond007, Owner at umSisi House, responded to this review

It was such a disappointment when you had to cancel your planned visit in December last year, so we were thrilled when you decided to re-book and visit this beautiful part of Mpumalanga again in April. You have become regular return guests and we know that we must be doing something right if you keep coming back! Kind regards Amanda More 

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Not really much more to add the very good reviews that can be read on Tripadvisor, everything up to and above expectations, wife and kids loved the place, I wouldn't hesitate coming back. Thanks a lot to Paddy and Amanda for the hospitality, lovely stay, good food, good wine (from Paddy's own cellar!), very friendly and confortable stay. Close to... More 

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amandabond007, Owner at umSisi House, responded to this review

We so appreciate your review in addition to that of your wife! It is a battle to encourage guests to write reviews, so it is a double bonus for us that you both have! We enjoyed having your family here and hope that you will return in the not too distant future. Kind regards Amanda More 

Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We've been to UmSiSi repeatedly now. Again we felt instantly at home. The accommodation with its views is a dream and comfortably furnished. It's also located superbly – close to the Krüger Park and to the Blyde River Canyon, also with opportunity to do groceries closeby in White River and Nelspruit. Our hosts Amanda and Paddy were awesome again, always... More 

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amandabond007, Owner at umSisi House, responded to this review

As you know, we look forward to your return to spend a month with us every two years! You are wonderful guests who have become special friends. We look forward to your return. Kind regards Amanda More 

Montreuil, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Umsisi House is a fabulous place to spend holidays. Amanda and Paddy are exceptional hosts and make you feel relax and happy. Our six children (from 12 to 22) enjoyed our stay in Umsisi too. Garden, bedrooms, view, staff, meals, discussions with Amanda and Paddy, accommodations, and of course the 2 nice dogs, everything was perfect. We thanks Amanda and... More 

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amandabond007, Owner at umSisi House, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a wonderful review and sharing your experience at umSisi House with future travelers. We enjoyed having you all here with us and hope that you return soon! Kind regards Amanda More 

Gaborone, Botswana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Beautiful hosts, house, garden and food. We were thrilled to return to umSIsi House and relax in style with our two young children. It really is a breath of fresh air to spend time with Paddy "uber chef" and Amanda at home, with company and food that is good for the soul. We cant wait for the next visit!

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amandabond007, Owner at umSisi House, responded to this review

And we cannot wait for your return! Thank you for posting this wonderful review. We love it when our guests say they felt at home! Kind regards Amanda More 

Bexbach, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We were there in January 2015 with 4 persons. It was our first lodging after the fly from Germany. We came with our car and see the garden and the house and it was fantastically. And than we have had a very warm welcome from Amanda, Paddy and the dogs. We have seen the nice rooms and than we were... More 

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amandabond007, Owner at umSisi House, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! We hope that the rest of your safari in South Africa was a huge success and that you will visit us again in the not too distant future. Kind regards Amanda More 

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