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#2 of 2 Specialty lodging in Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
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Pool
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Non-smoking hotel
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Non-smoking rooms
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We were part of a group of 19 who spent the night in the Rondawels and wish we had another few nights here. Sondzela was lovely especially driving through the wildlife park first - quite magical. The night staff were delightful and then the day staff just carried on with their
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Our first time staying in a rondavel - with high ceiling fan and ensuite. Breakfast was cereal and toast, with bacon and scrambled eggs cooked by staff on open fire. There are lots of activities to do within the national park but we chose to do our own leisurely walking tour and
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Had a great time with the staff, who are friendly and caring. Struggled to get day trips sorted, but maybe needed to rather stay at the main camp. So lovely how the game came all the way up to the house. So peaceful and great for reconnecting with nature and self.
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We stayed here three nights while on a tour. The rooms were basic, spacious and had all the amenities we needed. Tea and coffee were available through the day. Breakfast and dinner were cooked by the staff on an open fire. The food was basic but tasty. Helpings were generous.
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We arrived at Sondzela Backpackers after a 3-hour wait to cross the border - it was dark when we arrived, but the guard on duty at the Mlilwane Nature Sanctuary gate gave us excellent directions. There were signs to show us the way as well. We were only able to see how amazing
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"All room were good."
"Rondavels for a true Swazi Experience"
"The rondawels are a bit more private and the impalas tend to graze around them at night."
"If you want a chilled spot away from the main house a rondavel is the perfect option"
"Rondavel if into game viewing/privacy....."
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PRICE RANGE
$19 - $19 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Eswatini (Swaziland)Manzini DistrictMlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
NUMBER OF ROOMS
25
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