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Dumasi, Port St Johns, South Africa
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Umngazi River Bungalows
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Port St Johns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Null, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Stayed for 4 nights at Unmgazi with my two sons (aged 7 & 9). Accommodation was really comfortable, clean and cosy. Food catering was superb and childcare of very high standard. Lovely holiday! Thanks

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Jodoigne-souveraine, Belgium
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The kids appreciated this location very much. Despite the language barrier (Kids only speak french) and the rain, they enjoyed a great moment with the animation staff. The staff does its best to respond to any of your inquiries. My only "Room for improvement" is for staff at the dining area to be more cheerful, more pro-active and service oriented.

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Pinetown, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we have just had sixth or seventh holiday to umngazi. I like to say we have been to our little place of paradise. This year we invited dear friends Lex and Faye Richardson to join us. we had an absolutely fantastic time. Umngazi is to peaceful and is the perfect place to have a complete break away from everyday life.... More

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GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Umngazi Guest, Thank you so much for this wonderful review it really was a pleasure to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us and that you got to enjoy the best of Umngazi with all that we have on offer as well as the beauty of the Wild Coast. Great to read the Team looked after you... More

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing place and such a great family holiday. There were 10 of us in our family group, 3 generations and we all loved it just as much. What great staff, food and overall service. We have booked again for next year and can see us returning for a good few years. Thank you so much Umngazi team for... More

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GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Bruce and Georgie, Thank you so much for this wonderful review, it was a real privilege to have all your family here with us, great to read that everyone enjoyed themselves as much as they did. Thank you for your personal thank you's to individuals I will pass them on to the team concerned. We really appreciate your support... More

Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to this resort for 4 years now, and its still heaven on earth to us! A real familydestination that caters for both adults and kids. Combined with the paradise-like location, this is the higlight of our vacation every year and worth flying thousands of miles for! Gourmetfood, top wines, excellent service! Splendid Nanny and Gillie service,... More

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GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Patricia, Thank you so much for this amazing review, it is so great to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us and that you got to enjoy all the things that make Umngazi such a special place for our many loyal guests, you being one of them. We thank you so much for your incredible support, travelling... More

Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family - 3 Generations - 10 people - spent 5 glorious days at Umngazi River Bungalows, which were absolutely glorious. From the service to the rooms and very important the delicious food everything was just great. Our Grandchildren were so occupied with all the amenities - horse-riding, boating, swimming, tennis, jungle jym, long walks along the beautiful beach that... More

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GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Renate, Thank you so much for this amazing review, it was our privilege to have you all with us this year, it really is so good to read that you felt so well looked after. It was also great to read that the Grandchildren had such a good time enjoying all that is available to them here at Umngazi.... More

Southport, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall I enjoyed my stay at Umngazi. Just two things were a bit disappointing. Our fire wood for the fire place was damp and would not burn. At green door cellar we were double booked, which was a bit embarrassing. They also got our pre-ordered food from the menu mixed up with someone else's. The main course was supposed to... More

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GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Roger, Thank you for taking the time to write this all important review and advising me of the two areas in which we sadly failed, spoiling your overall stay with us. Firstly my sincere apologies for the mentioned shortcomings, it is not our standard and both areas have been addressed. With regards to the booking in the Greendoor it... More

Scottburgh, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spectacular views with long safe walks on the beach. There is just so much to do for children with great entertainment. The food was absolutely excellent! My only complaint is that we ate too much. The spa is a must... with wonderful ocean views! Even spotted whales while sipping bubbly in the spa bath. Will go back!!!

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GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Umngazi Guest, Thank you so much for this wonderful review it was fantastic to read that you had enjoyed your recent stay with us. We are very proud of our Umngazi and the team that ensure our guests keep on coming back year after year. I have passed this review onto the Spa as well as the Kitchen Team... More

Mthatha
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service we experienced was excellent and the room was nice,clean and neat. the location is cool , good for holidays . we recommend the place for love birds.we liked almost everything especially the spar.

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Dear Umngazi Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write the wonderful review, it was super to read that you had enjoyed everything about your stay here at Umngazi River Bungalows, especially the Spa. We really do appreciate your support and of course look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Graham More

Ugie
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highlights are too numerous too mention but some that stood out for our group were. 1. The food was spectacular (just wish for larger stomachs) 2.Friendly, helpful and efficient staff 3. Great value considering the location and level of service not to mention the brilliant accommodation and the fantastic resort itself. Well done you will definitely be seeing us again!!!

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GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear Adrian, Thank you so much for this wonderful review, super to read that you had enjoyed every aspect of your stay here at Umngazi River Bungalows. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes, Graham More

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Address: Dumasi, Port St Johns, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port St Johns
Also Known As:
Umngazi River Bungalows Hotel Port St Johns
Umngazi River Hotel
Umngazi River Resort

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Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
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