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Phophonyane Falls Ecolodge and Nature Reserve

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Phophonyane Falls Nature Reserve | PO Box 199, Piggs Peak H108, Swaziland
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Bordeaux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We very much enjoyed the atmosphere of this lodge. A bit hard to reach for the last few miles but worth reaching it. The huts are in Swazi style but very comfortable. Decorated with a lot of taste. You walk quite a bit from one place to the other in the lodge area but it is easy to find its... More 

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lungile d, Front Office Manager at Phophonyane Falls Ecolodge and Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking some time and give us such positive feedback about Phophonyane Falls. Your Feedback is greatly appreciated and it gives us pleasure that good and happy memories were created during your stay with us, especially in our Beehive Huts. It was unfortunate that you struggled to reach us, I can assure you that... More 

Sacramento, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at Phophonyane were very good and willing to take car of our every need. When traveling in July, there aren't many people traveling at the lodge so there is a great deal of availability. The waterfalls nearby are lovely as well-although due to the drought, not much water. Regardless, it was a very nice stay.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lodge is a bit rundown. It's a very convenient stop through Zwaziland. Dinner and breakfust were standard. Staff very helpfull and kind. The falls are certainly worth the small hike! Overall ok place to stay one night.

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CALNE
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful place with a variety of accommodation. We had a double room in a cottage that was meant for 4 people and could have been self catering. Think a beehive or tent would have suited us better but we were only there for 2 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Would definitely return if in the area and would... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We enjoyed it very much - Pam wanted a bath and she got the tent with the bath, which was 1st prize. The meals were great and the views plus the weather played their part. In short we enjoyed it very much.

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Dear Happy Guest at Firelight Tours Thank you for taking some time and giving us feedback regarding your stay with us.We appreciate the positive feedback on our service as well as our unique accommodation units you tagged as "1st prize",Thank you for giving us a perfect rating. We are also very pleased to hear that our Restaurant staff made your... More 

Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Phophonyane is a special treat- set on the mountainside with a beautiful view, and the green of the jungle all around. The staff were so helpful and the deluxe beehive huts beautiful. We loved our stay!

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Mbabane, Swaziland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

A beautiful setting; a tranquil atmosphere; a welcoming staff and thoughtfully designed accommodations -- whether you're in a beehive, a safari tent or a cottage. I have stayed here (and have brought groups of up to 14 with me) multiple times, and we've always been glad we did.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This place was amazing! Quiet, intimate (only a few types of lodging), and clean! We were surrounded by lush greenery with waterfalls flowing providing the background sounds. We stayed at one of the cabins, sat on the deck, and just took in the sights and sounds of this place. The food was delicious, and the vista from the restaurant was... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Excellent place. We stayed in a fantastic beehive which was really comfortable and clean. Food at the lodge was amazing, good wine list, and the staff were extremely friendly. We did one of the walking trails - there's a bit of scrambling but it was wonderful to get into the reserve and we saw animals around us. Definitely recommend this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

From the entrance all the way to its pool, the hike all the way up to the waterfalls and its beehive lodging, the lodge is heavenly! The food is also great - dine with the pool and the beautiful view of trees around you. What really blew us away was the beehive cottages and tents built around trees. Outside and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A place of legendary romance and breathtaking natural scenery. Choose between comfortable cottages, riverside safari tents or luxury traditional Swazi beehives, each blending into the lush sub-tropical forest. Enjoy healthy home-cooked meals and fine wines in our stylish restaurant with a roaring log fire. Small library and internet room. Refreshing natural rock pools, a stunning hilltop pool with views, waterfalls, walks, hikes and excellent birdwatching. A secluded hideaway for travelers seeking a magical retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Phophonyane Falls Ecolodge and Nature Reserve

Address: Phophonyane Falls Nature Reserve | PO Box 199, Piggs Peak H108, Swaziland
Location: Swaziland > Hhohho District > Piggs Peak
Price Range: $61 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Phophonyane Falls Ecolodge and Nature Reserve 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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