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Mvubu River Lodge

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Pongola Game Reserve, Pongola 3170 South Africa
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#5 of 12 Specialty lodging in Pongola
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Full view
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Free parking
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Outdoor pool
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Non-smoking hotel
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Great View
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Pongola Game Reserve, Pongola 3170 South Africa
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King Shaka Intl Airport161 miSee all flights
Zulu Inyala Airport44 miSee all flights
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markpj0nes1 wrote a review Apr 2020
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My second visit and was made just as welcome as the first, the staff are so friendly and helpful. Accommodation is great the food awesome and the game viewing second to none. The various activities on land and on the water are good value for money and extremely interesting and professionally run. Thanks to you all
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Response from PongolaGR, General Manager at Mvubu River Lodge
Responded Apr 14, 2020
We aim to please and when you leave here happy and recharged then we have achieved our goal. Best Regards and Stay Safe!
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rcroes976699 wrote a review Feb 2020
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Beaurifull place to stay with very friendly staff. Clean units and good food. We really enjoyed the stay and the personal hallo off the owner and also had a good time with his son and friends on Valentines day. We though that maybe a fan on the veranda of the units would be nice as the fan's in the lounge and dining area made a huge differnce in the heat. Only one thing we would have loved was to have a private dinner on our last night and not in a group with strangers - thats just our choice.. But the overall stay was wonderfull and would recommend to anyone. and if in the area will come again. We loved our outings -the Rhino walk was an amazing experience and Cosmos was a fantastic guide. Also skipper Bruce made my husbands tiger fishing an experience to remember. Thank you for a lovely stay.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from PongolaGR, General Manager at Mvubu River Lodge
Responded Apr 14, 2020
Great to hear that you had a wonderful stay at Mvubu River Lodge. An good authentic visit is what we aim to achieve. All the Best!
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Getaway08874012315 wrote a review Jan 2020
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Brilliant stay!!! The Rooms are spacious and very neat Your staff were friendly at all times and the service was excellent. We enjoyed some of the activities - Spa and boat cruise is an absolute must.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from PongolaGR, General Manager at Mvubu River Lodge
Responded Apr 14, 2020
We like our guests to feel like family and to feel welcome to our small piece of Zululand paradise. Boat cruises are a must to enjoy the full spectrum of water and land based wildlife. We hope that when these difficult times are passed that you will come again to visit.
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davefreemantle2019 wrote a review Oct 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa1 contribution
We had an excellent weekend at Mvubu. The staff were friendly and extremely helpful. The accommodation was great and we had a beautiful view over the Pongola River. Thanks to Sonny Boy - our skipper who helped us catch a couple tigerfish! We really enjoyed our stay!
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Response from PongolaGR, General Manager at Mvubu River Lodge
Responded Apr 14, 2020
Thank you, and we hope that you will be back to try and catch the challenging and elusive Tiger Fish! Best Regards,
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matthiaswitte wrote a review Oct 2019
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I have passed many times the town of Pongola and didn't know much about the Game Reserve next by. So this time I have spent two nights in Pongola Game Reserve and I have to say this was one of my best stays in a Game Reserve and a great experience in the bush. The accommodations are clean, comfortable, cosy and with a stunning view over the Reserve. I have stayed in two different lodges within the park and they both were great. But what I really liked about the Game Reserve was the staff, they are friendly, kind and trying to help you with everything you just wish for. Furthermore they serve delicious meals and have a great selections of activities. My highlight was definitely the Rhino tracking. I definitely recommend that place and I am already looking forward to go there again!
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Response from PongolaGR, General Manager at Mvubu River Lodge
Responded Oct 10, 2019
We are happy that this time you decided to stay with us, instead of driving past! Your curiosity won out and you ended up with a great experience. We hope you continue to visit us and that you will always enjoy your experience. We will certainly strive to keep the standards high. All the best.
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PRICE RANGE
$143 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalZululandPongola
NUMBER OF ROOMS
22
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mvubu River Lodge
What are some of the property amenities at Mvubu River Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Mvubu River Lodge?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Mvubu River Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Mvubu River Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.