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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a 2 bedroom self-catering chalet. It was a bitterly cold weekend and I was a bit worried that we would freeze. The cottage was magnificent. Perfectly and very stylishly equipped with heaters, a magical fireplace and very comfortable beds. We slept like babies after long and beautiful walks in the mountains. We didn't use any of the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gorgeous place. Our little bungalow was cosy, comfortable and clean. From our patio we got a five-star view of sunrise over the mountains. You could spend your entire time roaming round the lovely grounds seeing the sunbirds, glossy starlings, other birds and Sloggetts rats (cute furry mountain animals) grazing on the grass. There are walks directly from the hotel: we... More 

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Flagstaff, AZ
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I arrived in Johannesburg from the West Coast of the US, tired & jet lagged. The 3 1/2 hour drive to Montusi was not difficult but a bit painful as we were tired. What a tonic when we arrived. It is a beautiful property, incredibly comfortable and a little homey. It was the perfect place to relax,... More 

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are so glad we stayed here. The 2-bed bungalow was so comfortable. Each bedroom had it's own bathroom. The scenery is stunning. It was the last stop of our tour of South Africa and was sorry to leave. We would recommend this place to all travellers. Plenty of activities such as horse riding and organised walks on offer.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

My husband and I stayed for 3 nights, and what a lovely mini break, the staff are so lovely and friendly. Rooms are clean, fire places everywhere, just what the doctor ordered for a winter break. Food is amazing!! We will be back. Could not fault 1 thing!!

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Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jessica, Thanks so much for taking the time to share this review (and the one on our Facebook Page!). We are so happy that you and your husband enjoyed your long weekend with us! It was such a pleasure to host you for this mini-break. All the best for your new adventure! Lindsay More 

Albany, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Beautifully set in the Drakensburg with magnificent views. Accommodation is self contained chalet with warming gas log fire in lounge area and little viewing balcony overlooking the amphitheater. Meals were high standard with the owners generally around to ensure all was ok. Took a free hike with an informative guide and his dog Joseph up Montusi Mountain and the views... More 

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Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for posting this review! Shadrack (the hiking guide) and Joseph are always keen to take guests out into the mountains. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with them and the whole Montusi Experience. We really are so lucky to have this place and to be able to share it with people from all over... More 

Witney, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Wonderful spot for a lodge stay, peace and tranquillity abound. The family and staff could not have done more for us, as with all our hotels in South Africa we were made to feel like friends rather than paying guests. The food was good, room spacey with wonderful views over the Amphitheatre. The hotel arranged a half day tour into... More 

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Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review. It is easy to make people feel like friends when they embrace the experiences South Africa has to offer. Thank you for giving our country the chance to impact your lives. Venturing into the local "village" is an excellent way of learning about the real South Africa. I'm so pleased Amilette (the waitress)... More 

Hamburg, Germany
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7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We stayed for two nights and we loved it! The chalets are super with an amazing view, gas fire placed and the beds are very comfortable. Food is very good - so are the massages that are offered at a good price. There's one walk every morning (for free!) with a local guide which we enjoyed very much since he... More 

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Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

:) What a lovely review! Thank YOU for including Montusi into your honeymoon trip. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time here and look forward to welcoming you back for an anniversary one day! Kind regards, Lindsay More 

Durban, South Africa
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We have visited the resort on a few occasions, as a couple, with friends and with family. Having stayed both in the hotel and using the self catering option available we have enjoyed both options. The rooms ( which are in fact ) self standing chalets offer a typical Berg offering with all the necessary mod cons provided. If you... More 

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Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dean, Thanks for your informative review of Montusi Mountain Lodge and the Montusi Self-Catering Cottages. We are so pleased that you have enjoyed both options! We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind regards, Lindsay More 

Ladysmith, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We escaped to Montusi for a weekend and were rewarded with a fantastic self catering thatched chalet with beautiful views of the Amphitheatre. The chalet had its own carport leading onto the front door. 2 beautiful rooms en suite, the main room downstairs was large with a very comfortable king size bed, crisp linen and berg views. The upstairs bedroom... More 

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Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lynn, Thanks for posting this review of your time at the Montusi Self-Catering Cottages. We are so chuffed that you enjoyed your escape from the busy world. The cottages are fully equipped and have everything you could need for a self-catered break. The space around the cottages is an added luxury that guests really love...a bonus that is often... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Montusi is a four-star, family-run lodge in the Northern Drakensberg World Heritage Site offering Space, Comfort and Peace in uncluttered, unpretentious luxury. Each free-standing suite enjoys stunning views of the Amphitheatre Mountain. Suites have one or two bedrooms, all en-suite with bath and walk-in shower, and lounge with patio, fireplace, fridge and tea/coffee facility.Imaginative gourmet cuisine makes for sumptuous dining.Activities: hiking, fishing, tennis, swimming, horse-riding, birding, mountain-bike and 4x4 trails (bring your wheels), relaxing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Montusi Mountain Lodge

Address: Off D119 | Northern Drakensberg, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park 3350, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park
Price Range: $222 - $289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Montusi Mountain Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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