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Utopia in Africa

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Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second time around and still amazing. We stayed in the 'Sunbird' room with beatiful views from our deck over Nelspruit from Sonbeheuwel. Amazing restaurants only 5 minutes away. 5 star luxury and hospitality.

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Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had another fantastic stay at Utopia. We stayed in this place 3 years ago, loved it then, and loved it now. It is an absolutely stunning location, overlooking a beautiful forest reserve. At night, the bush babies, genet cats, and porcupines all come around and can be photographed. The entire house is beautifully decorated with local artwork. All of... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

I don't even know where to start to describe our stay in Utopia in Africa. Firstly I stayed here with my parents who are elderly and none of us ever wanted to leave. The guest house is at the end of a very quiet street not far from Nelspruit airport, yet it is so quiet! They have quite tame Bush... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

I cannot praise this wonderful guest house highly enough. It is set in beautiful countryside overlooking a nature reserve. It is tastefully appointed yet has a feeling of a welcoming home. The rooms are comfortable and clean, each one different and uniquely furnished with unexpected, delightful works of art and paintings created by the owners. I stayed for four weeks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

My husband was rushed into hospital at the end of our holiday so I had to find somewhere near and found Utopia In Africa. What an amazing place to stay. Our luxury room was perfect, very spacious, well equipped and immaculately clean. The lodge has a large deck where you can sit on one of the many sofas and admire... More 

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Jordan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

I have stayed at this lodge on two occasions and both times it was a great experience. From the service to the unique beautiful rooms that all have their own balconies- "in the trees" on overlooking the gorge. The breakfasts are intimate and delicious. But it is the tranquillity and part of nature feel that seals the deal. Feed the... More 

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Patricia E, Manager at Utopia in Africa, responded to this review

Thank you for your beautiful review, we loved having you stay! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Utopia in Africa provides the perfect experience for nature lovers needing to stay in Nelspruit. The great views over the nature reserve are matched by the lovely interiors. Great rooms, friendly service and delicious breakfast, Highly recommended.

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Thank you for your review, we enjoyed having you stay with us! More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

Great place with a spectacular view. I suggest upgrading the the king room to get the amanzing balcony and view. Considering what you get, it good value. The room is just beautiful. No TV in room, but was not an issue for me.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

A beautiful and relaxing retreat. Wonderful attention to detail with tasteful colourful art creations of the owners throughout. Set in the hills above Nelspruit with tremendous views to eat breakfast. We were made to feel very welcome.

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

utopia in Africa was the best hotel experience me and my family enjoyed during the whole trip.This place is more like home and less hotel and love the way owner patricia and hameed gives personal attention to every guest. Thank you for the Indian breakfast (urad dal) we enjoyed the most. Utopia is the beautiful place,lovely decoration ,pool facing forest,... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about Utopia in Africa

Address: 6 Daleen St. | Sonheuwel, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Nelspruit
Price Range: $91 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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