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Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa

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i, Port St Johns, South Africa
Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa
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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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kent england
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location is amazing and the hotel itself could be spectacular, however the bedrooms and bathrooms are dated and very basic, and need a facelift. The main hotel areas have all recently undergone upgrading and are all very nice. The facilities available for young children are outstanding, as there is so much for them to do that parents get a... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What wonderful service we enjoyed by ALL the staff. Nothing is too much trouble. You will never go hungry.......... so much lovely food. It is a wonderfully relaxing spot, with a fair amount to do for those active bunnies. An amazing holiday spot for children. The rooms are nothing fancy and could do with an update, but somehow you forget... More 

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Joburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just what was needed. Relaxing and rejuvenating. The kids were completely absorbed in all the activities laid on. This allowed the parents to relax in the knowledge that they were in great hands. An awesome holiday thanks

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mthatha
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was very relaxing and friendly staff made our weekend perfect, except that on my arrival I did not have a porter, we had to go twice to the reception for iron and the lady who was cleaning our room on saterday morning was just not friendly at all. Besides those incident it was beautiful....we will come back

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Johannesburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location and service is very good, as is the food and the kids activities. Unfortunately the weather was quite cool with the result that the room was quite cold as it did not get afternoon sun but no heaters, or rugs on the tiles, were in the room. The quality of the pillows are shocking, the comfort of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 1 night in Umngazi and what a treat. We stayed in a sea facing room, with excellent views and an overall great room. The staff at Umngazi are incredible and probably one of the main reasons why most people return. They are friendly, welcoming and completely customer focused. Take your running shoes too, as spending more than 1... More 

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

We cannot fault this wonderful place. The food was excellent, the service amazing, the location .... Out of this world. Thank you for an awesome holiday enjoyed by the whole family. Our kids (and us) cannot wait to return.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great getaway. I have been going to Umngazi since the early 1960's and although you cannot compare that era to now they provide a wonderful experience. You can walk, fish, boat, play tennis or just rad a book and you don't have to worry about a thing!

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Western Cape, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a fun four days of mountain biking up the Wild Coast it was a treat to reach Umngazi and enjoy some real world class hospitality. The location is superb and the view from the bungalow over the estuary is idyllic. The food, service and general vibe was great and I am looking forward to my next stay.

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

The staff at Umngazi are exceptionally friendly and helpful. It is beautiful and we had a fantastic time. Great for families! There is lots to do but you can also choose to do nothing. The food is opulent and delicious.

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