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5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Plot D2 Peebles Valley Rd (off R40 Road to Hazyview) | Peebles Valley, White River 1200, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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Maputo, Mozambique
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Only go to Umsisi house if you want to stay in an amazing home on a beautiful property, eat great food and drink great wine, and enjoy the company of two wonderful, friendly hosts. We had an ideal stay with Amanda and Paddy and only have positive things to say about their home and hospitality. Don’t miss Paddy’s garden tour.

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent 2 nights at Umsisi House and were sorry we didn't stay any longer ! The house is beautiful, decoration is well chosen and Amanda and Paddy make you feel welcome and at home. Their staff is wonderful and their dogs are the best! I think we gained at least 5 kilos because Paddy is an amazing chef! The... More

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Altea, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had the pleasure to spend a few days at Umsisi with the whole family. It was a very special experience! The house is amazing, the views are breathtaking, the location is fantastic. Amanda and Paddy made us feel like we were at home! Paddy who does the cooking is a master chef! We had a wonderfull time! Thank you!!

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amandabond007, Manager at umSisi House, responded to this review

Thank you for this very enthusiastic review! The Master Chef is thrilled with your feedback! We enjoyed having you all here with us at umSisi House. Please come back soon. Kind regards Amanda and Paddy More

Buenos Aires, Argentina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Paddy and Amanda are the most incredible hosts. Paddy is a wonderfull chef, taking care of every detail. Whith the whole family we had a few superb days in this beautifull setting. The garden is breathtaking. Thanks for this unforgetable experiance.

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amandabond007, Owner at umSisi House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. Guest feedback is always invaluable. We so enjoyed having your family here with us at umSisi House and hope to be able to welcome you back one day. Kind regards Amanda and Paddy More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Umsisi House is an experience in itself, not just somewhere to stay! Paddy & Amanda are characterful hosts that made our stay exceptional. The house is immaculate, spacious and luxurious. Paddy's cooking is on another level, better than most upmarket restaurants, using fresh and home grown herbs and vegetables. We came out of Kruger and enjoyed 2 nights to relax... More

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amandabond007, Owner at umSisi House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We appreciate your feedback and hope to welcome you back from umSisi House in the not too distant future. Remember we are only a 4 and a half hour drive from Johannesburg, so not far at all! Kind regards Amanda and Paddy More

West Hartford, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Our second visit to South Africa included an awesome 3 night stay at UmSisi House . From the first moment of our arrival to our sad departure Amanda and Paddy made us feel at home. The house was perfect for our group of 6 which included 2 small children who were entertained by Bella and Saxon, the friendly dogs. Our... More

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amandabond007, Owner at umSisi House, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful review. We so enjoyed having you all here with us at umSisi House and will never forget the love affair that your granddaughter was having with Saxon the Boxer! We hope that you will all be back soon. Kind regards Amanda and Paddy More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

My family and I had the pleasure of staying at UmSisi House for about 6 days over a year ago. The accommodation was excellent and the special food wintery-warm and delicious. The rooms are spacious and beautifully decorated - feels like high-end luxury suites. The terrace and gardens were magnificent and made breakfast times all the more enjoyable just to... More

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amandabond007, Owner at umSisi House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review a year after you were here with us! We remember your visit so well - especially the 5am bush breakfasts! And your exuberance for fine food and SA Rugby! Kind regards Amanda and Paddy More

Maputo
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

We had the pleasure of spending a long weekend at umSisi house a few weeks ago. It was an idyllic getaway - small children and grandparents included. Paddy and Amanda have created a stunning space both indoor and out. The food was excellent, and breakfast and sunset on the veranda were the perfect bookends for our days.

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amandabond007, Owner at umSisi House, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We thoroughly enjoyed meeting your family and spoiling you all at umSisi House. And we know you will be back as Maputo isn't very far away at all! Kind regards Amanda More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Wonderful stay at umSisi house. Paddy and Amanda were accommodating and very welcoming. The room was beautifully decorated and a highlight was bathing with a view of the wildlife basking on the rocks. Kruger park was a short drive away and plenty to explore in the surrounding areas. The food was exactly what was needed after a day of adventuring.... More

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amandabond007, Owner at umSisi House, responded to this review

We know that you will be back! Many thanks for taking the time to write about your umSisi House experience on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time here with us. Kind regards Amanda More

The Hague, The Netherlands
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We recently stayed in Umsisi Cottage for 5 days and the accomodation is designed at high quality standards. Very private and we loved the big terras/patio with comfy seats and a magnificient view to the mountains.The cottage is huge and in real much nicer then the pictures showed. We stayed on a selfcatering base and you will find fully equiped... More

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amandabond007, Owner at umSisi House, responded to this review

We are absolutely thrilled that you enjoyed your time at our beautiful umSisi Cottage. Thank you for the wonderful feedback. We know that we will welcome you back here again in the not too distant future as your love affair with Africa is only just beginning. Kind regards Amanda and Paddy More

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Address: Plot D2 Peebles Valley Rd (off R40 Road to Hazyview) | Peebles Valley, White River 1200, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > White River
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — umSisi House 5*
Also Known As:
UmSisi House White River, South Africa - Mpumalanga

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