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Bingelela Lodge

on the R74, Bergville 3350, South Africa
Bingelela Lodge
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had an exellent stay at Bingelela. They have newly renovated lodges and it looks lovely. Friendly staff, alwase with a smile and not to talk about the food. Intresting presontasion of tasty food. Love the farm feeling.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food served at the restaurant really is very good. The rooms are comfortable and staff friendly. This is a convenient one night stop that ticks all your basic needs and serves good food. It has a lot of character but doesn't make the most of the views.

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Heidelberg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The weekend at Bingelela lodge was a wonderful experience. The Owner and everyone working there was very friendly. The chalets were very neat and comfortable. The upgrading of your chalets was a great improvement. Well done! See you soon!

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Alberton, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rested well. We had excellent food. Their restaurant is one of the top 10 restaurants in KZN. Lovely pool for relaxation for you and your children. It is situated at the foot of the Drakensberg so there is a lot to do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good just became better. Still the rustic image - a nice modernisation: New bathrooms, new bedding and new interior decoration, but with that same old realisation that you are on a working farm. The thatched roof under the Bluegum trees allows for a fantastic wake up to the peaceful song of birds, ducks and maybe a tractor starting up far... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

This is the second year in a row that we have stayed here before the Arthur Cresswell Marathon. Perfect place to stay - close to the start! Chalets are neat, clean and beds comfy. Warm welcome and a packed breakfast for our race as well. Delicious steak as dinner Would also be a good place to stay to explore the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Bingelela is a very basic backpackers which is very over priced for what you can get in the area. We stayed in a chalet where the bed was up in a loft, wedged pretty close to the web/bug infected thatch roof. Walking down the creeky, unlevel, steep stairs at night to the bathroom was quite daunting. Our friends, who paid... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Quick thinking from the manager to serve us lunch before the kitchen was officially open. We weren't in time for pizzas but had good toasted sandwiches with home made chips. Play area for the kids is always a bonus on top of good food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We had a great time and super services from all the Bingelela staff. To the moaners - unhappy and sad people Why don't you ask to view the accommodation before you moan? We had a fantastic time and stayed two days longer. Why? Because we choose to be happy. I will return not only for a good rest but also... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The food was really good, but the accommodation and service was terrible. I booked a room in advance and was quite distressed that there was no hot water for me to have a shower that night. I wasn’t able to let the management know that night because they were having a party so I had to ask someone to come... More 

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