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Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa

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Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa
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Rating summary
  • 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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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

It is always a joy the arrive at Umngazi River after 4 days of hard mountain biking along the Wild Coast. From the second we ring the gong on the other side of the river, Umngazi staff is there to welcome and pamper you completely. The location, the deck, the relaxed vibe, the FOOD, the friendly staff and personal presence... More 

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Port Elizabeth s a
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I came to get a little bit of relaxation after caring for my wife who had been ill. My wife and II visited this resort before and enjoying the ambiance and tranquililty, I was again not disappointed. The weather also played ball

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Amanzimtoti, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Umngazi River Bungalows... is TOPS. Stunning setting hard to leave but we are back in December. The estuary is so pristine that you have jelly fish far up the river. From management, reception, bar and dining room staff right down to the gillies, the hospitally great. They go the extra mile especially Jakes, the Duty Manager, he is a gem.... More 

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George, Western Cape
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The whole weekend was spectacular. It was a wonderful time to bond with family - my sister Noeleen having come down from Jhb. and my cousin Johan Van Vuuren and his wife Elbie. The food was out-of-this world and we all agreed that we would have to do some serious dieting when we got home. Congratulation to the Umngazi Team... More 

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Hoedspruit
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Absolutely superb - been on the bucket list for many years and lived up to all expectations! The location, food, service and staff were brilliant. The lagoon, river cruise and walks were all beautiful

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Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have visited Umngazi River Bungalows and Spa twice before and it has been one of my favourite places. This time we were rather disappointed considering our booking was made in February to find we had been allocated two rooms right at the top of the resort, however on discussion we were placed two places down which we were satisfied... More 

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Kloof, South Africa
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Once again a fantastic holiday for all. Great food,brilliant hospitality, lots to do but on the other hand kick back and relax but for those that can't sit still there are hikes, cruises, mountain biking, Paragliding, tennis, fishing, a perfect beach and great food, not to mention the spa.

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to Umngazi River Bungalows and we would really like to go back again. We had one of the Spa rooms and it was absolutely gorgeous with the most amazing views. There were special little touches that made it even more special, such as getting snacks in our room before dinner. A fabulous place for a... More 

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

One of our Managers stayed at Umngazi. The next morning was his birthday, and I asked three times if you could do something, just wished him well or give me a birthday candle and reservations told me anytime, they will do something special! Unfotunattely nothing happend and I was really very disappointed

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johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely stay! Thank you for a superb break. We had a really lovely time. Service was excellent, food wonderful and the hotel itself was just great. Our daughter arranged a surprise for us from Joburg and said the staff were only too willing and very capable of assisting which made it even that much more special.

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