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Phophonyane Falls Ecolodge and Nature Reserve

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Phophonyane Falls Nature Reserve | PO Box 199, Piggs Peak H108, Swaziland
Phophonyane Falls Ecolodge and Nature Reserve
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Schiedam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights in tent 5. Location is great, bathroom attached to the tent was very comfortable. Breakfast and dinner in the restaurant were very good. Stadd is very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed our stay very much.

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a nice place to stay. Good beds and food, lovely friendly people. The view is magnific. The owner and his staf were very friendly. You can sleep in a cottage or a tent. We slept in a tent with bathroom.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely lovely setting. Staff was amazing. The beehives are beautiful, with wonderful views. I love the trails, the falls, all of it. The food was excellent. Great value. The owner stopped by in the morning for a nice conversation. A lot of work was done to reclaim this beautiful scenery. A wonderful relaxing stay.

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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is located in a fantastic spot besides a beautiful Waterfall surrounded by a lush wooded park with lots of hiking trails. They have three types of accommodation: the cottages (which accommodate several people), the beehives (huts built in traditional swazi style) and the tents (large tents erected on a wooden platform). Even though the quality of the accommodation... More 

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BA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

If one has to stay somewhere in Swaziland, it's for sur in Phophonyane Falls Eco and Nature reserve. Great location and trail, excellent service and - if you're lucky - interesting coffee time with the owner who decided to create this diversified dans eco place. Great place to say - even for 2-3 days, which will allow you to start... More 

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Gaborone, Botswana
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24 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We spent one night in Beehive 1 after spending two nights in Ezulwini Valley on our way to Kruger/Blyde River Canyon. We only spent 1 night because this was our splurge hotel. We were pleased that we went. The setting is beautiful--after driving through timber forests, you arrive and a beautiful, natural forest that makes you sad the surrounding area... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We recently stayed in both the beehive accommodation and the cottages at Phophonyane, opting for self catering accommodation. The setting is lovely, and the main hotel area well appointed. The beehives are novel and pleasant, although the cottages were distinctly average and in need of a facelift. We found the staff very friendly and helpful. Our package included breakfast, which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Beautiful scenery, very nice restaurant with a terrace and views. The menu is limited and reasonable quality in the evenings, the breakfast is very good though. The accommodation in the cottages is good, quite small and didn't really have a lounge, but comfortable and excellent beds. The falls and the natural swimming pool (not the one by the restaurant) are... More 

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London
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We arrived late at Phophonyane but had a warm welcome from the staff. Our cottage was spacious, with a huge comfy bed, but some of it was a little tired looking. We spent the day walking the various trails by the river and waterfalls; there was a bizarre lack of wildlife about but the setting was lovely and well worth... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My husband and I spent three days at Phophonyane Falls this month and had a really great time. We stayed in a lovely clean and well appointed beehive, which added to the peaceful and romantic experience. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff and the food was well cooked and of very good quality - especially the breakfast! The... More 

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