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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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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arriving at umSisi House after a long drive from Durban was an absolute delight. We had squeezed four girls, two adults , suitcases and lots of paraphernalia into a car that would have benefitted from a trailer. In what seemed like seconds we all had cool drinks, had been shown our rooms and were unwinding in the beautiful surroundings of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a stay for a week with friends at Umsisi House. What a wonderful guest house run by Amanda and Paddy. They are one of the most hospitable couples we have ever met. They run their guest house with love for their guests. Passionated about providing their guests anything they need. Paddy being a masterchef offering you great food... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A return visit to umSisi House, confirmed this to be a wonderful stopover for one or more nights en route to the Kruger National Park or private lodges in Mpumalanga, and a real owner/managed Lowveld gem, that is such a relaxing pre or post safari property.Owners Amanda and Paddy could not have been more warm and welcoming, their accommodation so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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White River, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

umSisi House is a sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of city life. A beautiful house set amidst a lush garden of indigenous trees, vegetation and boulders. Walking trails and a tree trail will inspire. The house is wonderfully set out, with large open spaces that flow together and a showcase of splendid treasures lovingly collected by the owners Amanda... More

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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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
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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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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
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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

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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*
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
UmSisi House White River, South Africa - Mpumalanga

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