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    Sani Lodge Backpackers

    Sani Pass Road, Sani Pass 3257, South Africa
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    Traveler (94)
    Room & Suite (26)
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    • Excellent47%
    • Very good36%
    • Average13%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “sani lodge” (47 reviews)
    “value for money” (11 reviews)
    “day trip” (11 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 156 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed in the 4-bed dorm. It is located right in the mountains so the landscape is beautiful! Most guests have a car so it will be difficult to move around if you need to go anywhere. Nothing is within walking distance. PROS - The food...More

    Thank Ann i
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The place is what you expect from a backpackers lodge, however it's not just for backpackers. There were couples young/ older and families as well. The lodge takes care of their environment and local community. There's a little restaurant and you can sign up for...More

    Thank willewew
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded yesterday

    Thank you for your review. We have always catered for a diverse peoples from all walks of life and cultures including backpackers, university study groups, mountain bikers, marathon runners, orphans who have lost their parents to AIDS, keen hikers , photographers, artists, writers........We have a...More

    Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

    I joined Sani Pass tour in Sani lodge. It was amazing trip, incredible!! And here is good to take a rest, enjoy hiking, meet new friends!! And if you want, you can be a one day teacher in the school nearby sani lodge. Everything is...More

    Thank 혜란 김
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded November 7, 2017

    Thank you for your comprehensive review demonstrating how much you packed in during your stay with us as well as enjoying the peaceful , friendly ambience of Sani Lodge that is unique and we are proud of.

    Reviewed October 29, 2017

    We stayed here for 3 nights during our exploration of the Drakensberg and really enjoyed our stay. It's a hostel so as you would expect the accommodations are a bit rustic but they were comfortable and reasonably spacious. The staff were all very helpful with...More

    Thank Robert K
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded October 31, 2017

    Thank you for your feedback on your stay here with us in the deep rural Drakensberg mountains of South Africa.

    Reviewed September 19, 2017

    I've meant to stay at Sani Lodge for ages when passing through the area and did for the first time recently. What an awesome spot. If you love nature, this is one of those special places to stay at - it feels like some of...More

    Thank RichardWriter
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded September 20, 2017

    Hi and thanks so much for taking time to offer feedback on your stay with us. The Drakensberg mountains are indeed majestic and even after living here running our Lodge for 25 years, we still feel privileged to enjoy daily immersion in natural surrounds, sightings...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Internet
    • Spa
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    • $135 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Sani Pass
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    Traveler (94)
    Room & Suite (26)
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    Anna-Marie P
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    Sorry no pets allowed here due to duiker and other wildlife on the property.
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    "Book early, only a limited amount of double beds available."
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    "Rondavels are quiet, cool, clean and peaceful"
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    "Honeyguide Cottage has the best view and sleeps 6 people."
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    "There are various options. We chose the rooms sharing a bathroom. You can choose chalets or rooms with your..."
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