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Phophonyane Falls Ecolodge and Nature Reserve

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 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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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

On our way to Kruger, we found the Ecolodge a perfect stop on the way. Swasiland is easily accessible and crossing trough only takes a few hours. The ecolodge offers spacious houses hidden in nature and a restaurant, so you do no have to leave the resort at all. There are a hiking routes that start directly from the lodge,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

We popped in spontaneously to look at the falls and spend the rest of the day on the deck relaxing. The service is good, the food is fantastic. We enjoyed our day visit so much that on the way out we booked a stay so we can come back! It is so beautiful!

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Amsterdam
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The trip to Phophonyane Falls is a great experience in itself. Lovely scenery all around. But we were not very satisfied with our cottage. Especially because of what we paid for it: 120 euros a night. We were expecting something more than a broken fridge, a ground flour stuffed with beds and one tiny sofa. The bathroom felt dirty. The... More 

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lungile d, Owner at Phophonyane Falls Ecolodge and Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests is vitally important to us and we always want guest expectations to be met .. We highly appreciate your feedback as it will assist us in becoming better at what we do. Per your comments, we will evaluate... More 

Ezulwini, Swaziland
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Phophonyane is phenomenally scenic with brilliant well maintained hiking trails for the adventurous type offering tranquil resting areas which are ideal for reading and relaxation boasting attractions which include a waterfall, cascades,potholes, a gorgeous pool, view points and a wide range plants and exotic trees .Rooms are clean, comfortable and well maintained.This lodge offers a good sized variety menu with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We visited the lodge on the weekend of the 26th of July. We booked tent 1 & 2 of the standard tents which is geared towards people who enjoys self catering. The tents were situated down at a river and private. There was also a thatched chalet type building which was setup to be a kitchen and dining room for... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

We had a very unique stay at Phophonyane falls, it was real adventure driving down the long dirt road to the falls entrance and we loved the feeling of being hidden away in the lush green forested reserve. We were greeted by friendly staff who offered to carry our bags... felt sorry for them as we had heavy luggage for... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This is a beautiful place & I would have liked to have stayed. The border crossing from Malelane is delightful. The Lodge is located such that there is a stunning view from the escarpment & is situated immediately adjacent to some very impressive waterfalls. The hotel is designed so that you are never far from a stream with has a... More 

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Cape Town
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We were very impressed with this eco-lodge conveniently situated close to the Swazi-SA border and a very easy border crossing from Piggs Peak (Bulembu border post) back into SA. On arrival we were slightly concerned about the self-catering cottage layout, sharing open volume accommodation with clients but our hostess Edna soon made us feel at ease as she provided one... More 

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Perth, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

My partner and I spent 3 memorable nights at Phophonyane staying in a beehive room. We found this accommodation comfortable. We had a great little adventure walking the trails and viewing the falls. We loved the feeling of having nature close but at no time felt in danger. The service was great and the staff were friendly and helpful. We... More 

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