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4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Off R74 | Northern Drakensberg, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park 3350, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here 3 nights. A setting so beautiful it can't be described - remote, peaceful, dramatic ...... Rooms are actually lodges with lounge, small kitchenette. Rooms 8-12 probably have the most stunning views. Hotel staff friendly and happy to arrange cycling, horse riding etc. Food is delicious and little touches like personalised card in room/laundry done same day made out... More

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Long Buckby, United Kingdom
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We picked this lodge because they have horse riding available and stayed two nights. Spacious chalets all with views of the Amphitheatre. They are indeed very light with large windows floor to ceiling so if you are prone to walking around without your clothes on you may need to close the curtains! Very good to have ground coffee with the... More

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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116 reviews 116 reviews
33 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

What a great place to stay if you're fond of hiking. Not only is the superb Royal Natal just a half hour away the complex itself is the starting point of some great and scenic smaller walks. Climb mount Montusi for instance or head down to the waterfalls. The rooms are actually little cabins and offer enough space. And from... More

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JasmineHolidays
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72 reviews 72 reviews
46 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The location is superb and such a great place for relaxation. Although I was only here for a night it's clear that it's a great base for day trips. The chalets are very spacious, open and light and it's a nice touch actually that you can park the car right outside in the little parking bay. Loved the little lounge... More

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Johannesburg
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I was really impressed with this mountain lodge. Excellent food, super clean chalets, friendly staff. I visited with my 6 year old daughter and the 2 ladies in the restaurant gave her so much special attention. She went for pony rides and they have a special children's menu. The only thing that was not so perfect is the road from... More

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Durban, South Africa
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17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My wife and I spent a weekend at the lodge. We stayed in a lovely garden suite with a beautiful view of the amphitheater from every window. All your needs are met in the room and there are various size suites depending upon your number of persons. The price includes breakfast and a plated dinner. The food was lovely and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

After busy first half of the year our family needed a place to relax and recover. This is exactly what we got! The accommodation was perfect and is geared up for the cold climate. The views of the Amphitheater can only but make you relax. And the food was exceptional. The portions were perfectly sized so as not to make... More

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Durban, South Africa
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

As first time visitors to the Northern Drakensberg, we enjoyed the location. Great views. The accommodation are lovely stand alone chalets, all with mountain views. The dinners and breakfasts were great and well prepared. The gentleman serving in the dining room was lovely and interacted well with the visitors, but the ladies were rather aloof and just going through the... More

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Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Helene, Thanks very much for choosing Montusi for your weekend escape! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Henry is such a character. We do love his sense of humour. The ladies are a little more reserved, which I think is more to do with culture than being aloof? When juxtaposed with Henry's vivaciousness they can come... More

The Hague, The Netherlands
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Beautiful intimate lodge, good food, nice fireplace, lots of activities you can do ( including the hike with guide each morning) but it is recommended to relax and just stare at the beautiful view as well.

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Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Annemarieke, Thanks very much for posting your review of Montusi. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your Montusi Experience. The fireplaces are indeed a joy on a winter's night! We hope to welcome you to Montusi again one day! Lindsay Du Plessis More

Durban, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The views, the staff, the accommodation, the location, the food; we absolutely love coming to Montusi! As South Africans, we are spoilt for destinations and Montusi is an easy, 'hands down' favourite!! Thank you for a wonderful trip Montusi team - we'll be back in the very near future!

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Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your lovely review! It was such a pleasure to share our mountains with you while celebrating your recent engagement. We wish you all the best for the wedding planning and look forward to welcoming you back as newly weds! Kind regards, Lindsay Du Plessis More

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Address: Off R74 | Northern Drakensberg, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park 3350, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Montusi Mountain Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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