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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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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been visiting Umngazi for four consecutive years. We love the place as a family, my kids are very happy and I don't see my son for seven days as he disappears early to fish and returns before dinner. The ultimate holiday for my husband who works long hours six days a week. Food is great, JJ the chef... More 

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Durban
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our stay at Umngazi was amazing. The resort lived up to its reputation for excellent food and the local people are very warm and welcoming. We particularly enjoyed the hikes up and down the coast and its a pity to see how few people venture to do them because they miss out on the incredible scenery and getting a real... More 

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If there is one place that our family could go again and again -- it would be Umngazi. And this was our third trip and we cant wait to go back. Such friendly staff, warm hospitality, great food, just wonderful.

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

Just returned from the most AMAZING family holiday ever! Excellent value, food divine and kids were always kept busy with the various activities. Rooms are beautiful and setting out of a fairy tale! Can't wait to go back!

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

Wonderful place. Loved the food and the service, the staff were so friendly and kind. Appreciated the fact that there was much evidence of Managers constantly in attendance ensuring good service. the Saturday night buffet was simply unbelievable!!! Try the Spa, it was absolute bliss.

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

Umngazi provides us with just what we seek in a relaxing holiday venue. Friendly and helpful staff ( Boatman Kevin stands out once again), bountiful and healthy food options, a wonderful resort environment, and outstanding coastal scenery. A crowded day out on the beach and hikes means encountering more than a dozen other guests! River cruise and Forest/Bird Hike highly... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 5 day stay at Umngazi was one of the best holidays my wife, daughter, son and I ever had. The interior and layout of the 4-person family rooms are perfect, and showering outdoors with a view over the river and ocean was one of the daily highlights. All the staff are very friendly and accommodating. The meals are all... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic family holiday. The rooms are a little small and very rustic, however they are always kept clean. The beds were extremely comfortable and the linen is heavenly. The staff are fantastic! always happy to assist were possible.

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Durban, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wonderful time away with the family, only criticism is the quality of food, for the amount of money spent, i would certainly expect better variety and presentation. location and fishing was excellent,

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

Great spot. 2 issues: 1. Service is strained and forced. Not natural. 2. Lacked personal touch, i.e. welcome note, goodbye when leaving. We were there for 11 days, but it didn't seem to matter. !!!!!!

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