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Mvubu River Lodge

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Pongola Game Reserve, Pongola 3170 South Africa See on map
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All reviews rhino tracking game drives bar fridge on foot go the extra mile tiger fishing jozini dam the reserve river wildlife kruger accommodation guide lodge bush cosmos drought
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks for arranging a boat tour to take out 2018 - keep doing special things like thisKeep knowledged guides like Cosmos.Food, The French in the group found pap at a braai strange, maybe in future help overseas guests with a baked potato option

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Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

-The lodge is located on a beautiful Location. The staff were very friendly and accommodating.There are several ways to see animals:we did a safari on foot and by boat. Both were very nice and we came very close to the rhinos. was great.

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from PongolaGR, General Manager at Mvubu River LodgeResponded December 1, 2018

Thank you for your kind words. We strive to give our guests the best experience possible. We hope to see you visiting us again soon. From the Pongola Game Reserve Team!

Reviewed August 5, 2018

We stayed here on the 7th July. It was a special treat my birthday! The staff were kind enough to make me a cake!! Thank you so much!! The staff at the hotel go the extra mile to make sure you are looked after! The...More

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Date of stay: July 2018
Thank dporte574571
Response from PongolaGR, General Manager at Mvubu River LodgeResponded August 8, 2018

Happy to hear that you celebrated your birthday with us and enjoyed your experience, and your cake. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed May 8, 2018

My family and I loved our stay, the staff were so helpful and friendly. The rooms were clean and they had such a beautiful view of the Pongola river. We went rhino tracking with the guide cosmos and it was 100% our favourite part of...More

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Date of stay: April 2018
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Response from PongolaGR, General Manager at Mvubu River LodgeResponded August 8, 2018

Happy to hear you had a wonderful experience. Cosmos is a great guide and glad you enjoyed your activity with him. Unfortunately due to the drought we have experienced over the last 5 to 7 years we had to reduce animal numbers to protect the...More

Reviewed March 16, 2018

I had written a review on our return as asked by the booking.com site through which we had made our reservation from the TripAdvisor site - but notice it has not been recorded. Is this because I had some serious issues? The first being booking.com...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Heather C
Response from PongolaGR, General Manager at Mvubu River LodgeResponded March 20, 2018

Thank you very much for your comments. Regarding Booking.Com, we do not control their website and we were not aware of that websites oversight until you brought this to our attention, which we are very grateful for and we are dealing with them on this...More

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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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$144 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Pongola
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
Price range
$144 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Pongola
Traveler (128)
Room & Suite (16)
Dining (14)
Pool & Beach (7)
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"#8 for bird-watchers. Furthest from facilities - a good gentle up-hill walk for meals. It and #7 have..."
Mar 16, 2018
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"All rooms have excellent views"
Mar 18, 2017
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"best vies of the river to see the animals drink."
Jan 27, 2017
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"Chalet 7 has a great view"
Dec 27, 2016
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