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Bongani Mountain Lodge

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Mthethomusha Game Reserve, on the southern border of the Kruger National Park | Off the N4 between Nelspruit and Kaapmuiden, Matsulu 1295, South Africa
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Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here 2 nights. The place can accomodate 60 people. Regrettable in this high season period there were only 4 guests. Consequently a desolate and lifeless atmosphere. The gravel road to the reception is a two-stage 70 minutes drive over a bumpy stony road passing a township like area. The level of service was reduced to the low number... More 

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MikeLawrie, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guus T Thank you for staying Bongani Mountain Lodge and taking your valuable time to post your review. We appreciate guest feedback both positive and negative in order to continue striving to offer our guests the best Safari experience possible. Your comments and feedback are noted and we will endeavour to improve our service delivery in the areas we... More 

Munich, Germany
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a few days in the Kruger Park our travel agent had put this location on our agenda. A 6km "drive" will bring you to a meeting point after which a real 4 wheel drive capable car will bring you up onto the mountain and the Lodge. While the rooms are indeed great we felt partly neglected after a big... More 

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MikeLawrie, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Markus F Thank you for staying at Bongani Mountain Lodge and for your candid review. Your comments are noted and we will be taking up the points you mentioned with our relevant departments to ensure we up the levels of our service delivery. A note about our roads - Bongani is a mountain lodge and therefore the terrain lends... More 

Groningen, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The road to the lodge is long and bumpy, but at the and off the road you find a litte paradise. The bed was big and soft and in the morning you see all kinds off animals near the lodge and the swimmingpool. Our last nigt We had a amazing diner in the bush.

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MikeLawrie, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear ahw2016, Thank you for visiting Bongani Mountain Lodge and for posting your wonderful review, we could not agree more, this is a paradise. Wishing you the very best. The Team at Bongani Mountain Lodge More 

ITALY
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27 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is on a peak surrounded by valleys with a green vegetation but very similar to what you can find on European mountains, apart of course from the animals. Rooms need a renovation and, for our family of three persons, it was on the small side. Food is good but with very few choices. Our ranger was Patrick and... More 

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MikeLawrie, Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear ItalyFrancy, Thank you for visiting Bongani Mountain Lodge and for taking the time to post your review. We appreciate all constructive comments about the lodge and your concerns are noted and presently being reviewed by our management team. Warm Regards The Team at Bongani Mountain Lodge More 

Oakland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We had a terrific time during our 3 day stay at Bongoni Mountain Lodge over Christmas 2015. The rooms are spacious and beautiful, the meals are great, the staff is terrific and the safari and guide were awesome! We would highly recommend.

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MikeLawrie, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear chadgallagher, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back here soon. Wishing you all a prosperous 2016 Warm Regards The Team at Bongani Mountain Lodge More 

Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Get rid of your brain and just enjoy nature at its purest and wildest. Get adventurous and feel the climate, see the tracks and be confronted with wild animals. We lost a lot, but we can find it again.

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MikeLawrie, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear doclumbri666 Thank you for visiting our lodge and for your wonderful review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back here soon. All the very best for 2016. Warm Regards The Team at Bongani Mountain Lodge More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Just come back from a two part holiday first part at Bongani, we booked through Africa Safari, their representative their Damien was absolutely fabulous, greeting us on arrival, giving us a personal tour of the hotel grounds and specifics we needed to know about trips, meals and safety as we were the only English speaking guests on our week. However,... More 

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MikeLawrie, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear ameliakev, Thank you for visiting Bongani and for taking the time out to do this wonderful review. It is the staffs' greatest reward when we meet and exceed our guests expectations. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience and look forward to seeing you back here soon. Warm Regards Mike More 

Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Our stay at Bongani Lodge exceeded my expectations, it was truly amazing. Our game rangers was incredible!!! We had a wonderful time and I would recommend Bongani Lodge to anyone. If there is one thing they can improve on it is the Spa, the therapist was late and unprepared, there was no background music, she forgot to switch on the... More 

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MikeLawrie, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lizette, Thank you for your wonderful review. Your comments re the Spa have been noted and addressed with the therapist, we apologise for any inconvenience caused. We look forward to welcoming you back here again soon. Warm Regards The Team at Bongani Mountain Lodge More 

Carefree, Arizona
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35 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

This is a lovely isolated lodge 1-1 1/2 hours from Kruger on its own large reserve. Our room/cabin was large and comfortable, and overlooked the valley below, including a waterhole visited by giraffes and others. Clearly, Kruger is a world-famous game-viewing area and is wonderful for that, but the Bongani Lodge adds a great deal to that experience as a... More 

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MikeLawrie, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear AJandMR, Thank you for choosing Bongani Mountain Lodge as your safari destination, and for your wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back here soon. Warm Regards The Team at Bongani Mountain Lodge More 

Arrondissement of Saint-Paul, Reunion Island
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Very nice place, very friendly staff, we saw a lot of animals including the famous big five (except for leopard). You have a wonderfull view from the lodge which is on top of a rocky mountain! We saw elephants and buffalos from our room's terrace!!!

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MikeLawrie, General Manager at Bongani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear chrisflo974, Thank you for staying at Bongani Mountain Lodge, and for your wonderful review, it is highly appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again here in the near future. Warm Regards The Team at Bongani Mountain Lodge More 

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