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Guernsey Road Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Suites
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first safari experience and what a beauty! The lodge was small and intimate - only a maximum of 8 guests and when we were there, 6. The rangers and trackers really knew their stuff and pulled out all the stops to find animals for...More

Thank Jane A
Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hi there Jane A, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review of your stay at Monwana Lodge! I'm thrilled that you had such a great time here with us - especially with this being your first safari experience! Hope to see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing. It is very intimate with a maximum of 8 guests. You wouldn’t believe you are in the middle of a huge game reserve. The facilities are akin to a 5 star London hotel. The food and the service is amazing, you...More

Thank Ian S
Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there Ian S, thank-you so much for leaving this review of your stay at Monwana Lodge! It is so wonderful to hear from guests about all the things they loved. Looking forward to having you back again with us some time in the near...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018

Our Monwana two day stay was wonderful ! Monwana is not very big lodge so the personal attention you get is out of this world! We were only two couples! Our game drives with Doctor and the tracker Rennico was special. They really went out...More

Thank Elna B
Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded August 6, 2018

Hi there Elna B, thank-you so much for leaving this review of your stay at Monwana Lodge :) How wonderful that you had such incredible sightings!! For your question regarding drinks, unfortunately the rate for Monwana Lodge doesn't include beverages - only water, which is...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018

We visited Monwana Lodge in early June. It was our very first trip to Africa and it was truly a remarkable experience. We didn't know what to expect on our first safari but Ruan, Shelly and all the staff made it so welcoming, educational, and...More

1  Thank cindygfromtc
Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded July 26, 2018

Hi there cindygfromtc, thank-you so much for leaving this review of your stay at Monwana Lodge. We are thrilled that you had such a wonderful time here with us. We hope to see you back again at some point :) Till then.

Reviewed July 20, 2018

We stayed at Monwana for 2 nights back in November. The place was recommended by someone who has traveled to many lodges around Kruger. His recommendation exceeded our expectations. The team at Monwana were incredibly welcoming, kind, and helpful. The food was delicious, our room...More

1  Thank baruybean
Response from Candice W, Guest Relations Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded July 26, 2018

Hi there baruybean, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review of your stay at Monwana Lodge! I will make sure Doc and Rennico get to see your feedback :) Looking forward to having you back again.

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Description
Monwana Game Lodge is nestled deep in the African bush, at the Thornybush Private Nature Reserve - adjacent to the Kruger National Park. Monwana is a small, intimate lodge offering all the comforts you'd More expect from a 4-star luxury safari lodge, while still being down-to-earth and comfortable. 2 Family suites at this lodge make it ideal for anyone traveling with children. Morning and evening game drives through the reserve are hosted by professional trackers and game rangers. They will do their best to make sure you see as much as you can on your stay, offering interesting information about the fauna and flora you encounter, to enhance your experience. There are no fences between the Thornybush Reserve and the Kruger National Park, so animals have free range around the whole region, making it perfect for the Big 5 and a whole range of other animals. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
$757 - $911 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Monwana Game Lodge South Africa/Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
$757 - $911 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Monwana Game Lodge South Africa/Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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Room & Suite (36)
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Family and Play Areas (1)
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MikeetJan
October 13, 2018|
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Response from Candice W | Property representative |
Yes there are :)
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michellemilash
March 11, 2018|
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Response from Candice W | Property representative |
Hi there michellemilash, yes I believe that Monwana does have laundry facilities. It's an extra cost, but it is a service they offer.
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michellemilash
September 18, 2017|
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Response from Candice W | Property representative |
You can email them through the Thornybush Collection Fan page on Facebook @ThornybushGameLodge.Official
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"All rooms are equal"
elnab2014
Jul 30, 2018
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"Room with a view of the watering hole"
baruybean
Jul 20, 2018
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"We loved our two bedroom two bath suite near the watering hole."
Imtured
May 22, 2018
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"Honeymoon suite is best room, with views over river and watering hole"
Miramar10
Mar 2, 2018
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