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Sodwana Bay Lodge

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Spent 3 nights there during our honeymoon to do some scuba diving as well. The lodge turned out quite good: it's not luxury(we had a few bugs in the room and the shower was hard to keep at an enjoyable temperature) but you're not paying...More

Thank EmanueleCanton
Response from First_Resorts, General Manager at Sodwana Bay LodgeResponded 12 August 2016

Dear Emanuele Canton Thank you for your review, your comments and feedback are important to us. We are truly delighted that you enjoyed your stay during your honeymoon and highlighted your wonderful experiences with the restaurant and facilities, especially the delicious fish basket! Whilst we...More

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Our whole family spent 4 days in July at Sodwana bay lodge. The staff are friendly and accomodating, especially the restaurant staff. The food in the restaurant are also delicious with many choices and options. The reception staff's admin procedures was unorganised though... The dive...More

Thank MMMOSL
Response from First_Resorts, General Manager at Sodwana Bay LodgeResponded 8 August 2016

Thank you for your review, your comments and feedback is valuable and important to us. It's always so amazing and rewarding for the team to receive great feedback, thank you for highlighting your wonderful experiences with the restaurant, dive centre and their professionalism and our...More

Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is a great spot to spend the week in Sodwana Bay, which is, hands-down, one of the more beautiful areas in South Africa. Make sure you reserve a private home and not the lodge's chalets. Otherwise, a great lodge in a stunning location. Highly...More

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Response from First_Resorts, General Manager at Sodwana Bay LodgeResponded 1 August 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review, Sodwana Bay is indeed beauty in paradise. It sounds like you enjoyed your stay with us, please come and visit us again soon. Yours in Hospitality Johan van der Merwe

Reviewed 26 May 2016

We stayed 4 nights at the Sodwana Bay Lodge and it was great. The cabins were well appointed (stayed in lodge 9 which has a nice view as well). Service was excellent and food was great. The evening restaurant manager, Graham (aka Ham), was very...More

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Response from First_Resorts, General Manager at Sodwana Bay LodgeResponded 2 June 2016

Thank you so much for your review and recommendation, we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. Interesting to hear your feedback about the diving standards compared to international standards but assure you that the team are very professional and host thousands of guests on...More

Reviewed 19 May 2016

The cottages are nice and clean but are a dark wood finish inside which is a bit dated. The restaurant finish is also dark wood could also do with an update with poor lighting especially for early breakfasts. Plastic tablecloths should be replaced with linen....More

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Response from GeraldineFarinhaFerr | Reviewed this property |
I think if you booked it as a special request they would. Those are stunning dives. Kind regards, G
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