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Andalucia
Reviewed 1 week ago

How anyone can grade 4 stars for location is beyond me, the location is stunning, 5 stars plus. Any credibilty the reviewer might have had was lost with this rating - smacks of bitterness I am afraid. On a positive note, I am two thirds of my way through a 3 nights stay, and I am loving EVERYTHING! The accommodation...

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Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

It is the best for us when our visitors find every reason to love their holiday. We are so lucky to be situated in this amazing valley with its stunning views and endless playgrounds. Thank you for coming all the way over the seas to ride mountain bikes and swim. The trails are becoming more and more established or organised....

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having just had an insight as to how much the weekend cost, I feel compelled to second all the points that my daughter wrote in the previous review. The food was indeed generally tasteless if at all edible. (breakfast apart which was ok, but then every B&B in South Africa serves an equally reasonable and comprehensive breakfast). The point that...

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Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sydney, It is my habit to thank people for taking the time to review their Montusi Experience, but to this one, I'm unable to honestly thank you. In fact, I feel a little bullied by this review, since you are essentially rehashing what your daughter posted in the previous review, except you are leaving out any of the positives...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have just spent 2 nights(Friday 4th nov & Saturday 5th Nov) at Montusi Mountain Lodge. This was our first trip to Montusi and we took along my parents. We arrived Friday afternoon (my Husbands & Mothers' Birthday) so we were looking forwards to a lovely weekend away as a special Birthday treat. The Accommodation was spotlessly clean , the...

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Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your time at Montusi and for coming here to celebrate your special birthday weekend. We are always honoured to be the venue for such celebrations. I am the lady who approached you on Saturday morning - part of the owner family. I appreciate you sharing the positive parts of...

johannesburg
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I spent (probably as the only South African there at the time) a weekend at Montusi in late Oct 2016 for around R4 400 (2 nights DBB single), having been there about 5 years earlier. A pleasant and easy 3.5 hours ex Joburg, with the newly resurfaced Oliviershoek Pass road now in use after many years of being in an...

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Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

I am literallly smiling to myself as I write my response to your exceptionally well written review of your time at Montusi. It is a beautiful piece of writing. Thank you so much for putting in the effort of composing this. I really appreciate the thorough explainations and descriptions. We take your points seriously and will look at improvements as...

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Our First lodge after arrival- Cozy little houses in a beautiful surrounding. The cook was perfectly ambitious - my partner is still talking about a cake she had for dessert - fresh, creamy and sweet...Food was Perfect. Little notices on the pillow with weather forecast...😘Our guide was funny and informative- we enjoyed our stay.

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Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review of your time at Montusi. We are so glad you enjoyed it. We hope the rest of your trip was amazing! Kind regards, Lindsay

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Montusi Mountain Lodge is a place to remember and return to. The rooms are very comfortable suites with a separate living area, bar refrigerator, gas fireplace, stunning views, large bathtub and a very comfortable bed. The food is excellent and we were especially impressed with the chef’s ability to create remarkably tasty meals and desserts given a lot of our...

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Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kate and Eddie, Thanks so much for your lovely review of your time at Montusi. It was an absolute pleasure wo meet you both and share our mountains with you. Catering to special diets is all part of the game, so I am really pleased you were happy with the chef's offering. We hope to welcome y ou back...

Hassocks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We arrived after a difficult Journey from the Van Reenen Pass due to thick mist so missed a lot of the scenery on the way.The accomodation her is exceelent in seperate units with a very nice sitting area and a gas log fire and a patio area out side. Unfortunate the weather was not condusive to sitting outside as we...

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Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share about your Montusi Experience. We so appreciate your feedback. The weather is indeed a cruel mistress! South Africa needs so much rain, but our travelers really need the sun! We hope to share our mountains with you again one day, Lindsay

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This was near the end of our trip in South Africa around all the States of South Africa and I am glad it was. Very lovely private apartment accommodation with its on drive for the car. Amazing rooms fully equipped and amazing views of the mountains and the sunrise and sets.

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Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear John, Thanks for including Montusi in your South African Adventure. We are so happy to read that you enjoyed your time with us! Montusi is an excellent place to unwind after the busy touring itinerary that this country demands of its visitors. We wish you all the very best and hope to welcome you back here soon! Kind regards,...

Bedfordshire
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our two night stay here. Lovely individual lodges with plenty of space and incredible views. Food was delicious and nicely served. Enjoyed our waterfall walk with an excellent guide. Drinking tea and eating home made flapjacks under the waterfall was an amazing experience. Sitting on the veranda sipping wine and just looking out onto the lovely gardens...

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Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Our family is so lucky to live here and we are equally lucky to host such great guests! Thanks for making running Montusi such fun! All the very best, Lindsay

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This resort was one of those memorable luxury resorts. Excellent location for absolute tranquility and relaxation. Excellent accomodation and food is absolutely delicious. It was truly a special experience.

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Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jean, Thanks so much for sharing your happy memories about your time at Montusi. It was a pleasure to host you and we hope to welcome you back to Montusi again one day! Kind regards, Lindsay

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Montusi is a four-star, family-run lodge in the Northern Drakensberg World Heritage Site offering Space, Comfort and Peace in uncluttered, unpretentious luxury. Each free-standing suite enjoys stunning views of the Amphitheatre Mountain. Suites have one or two bedrooms, all en-suite with bath and walk-in shower, and lounge with patio, fireplace, fridge and tea/coffee facility.Imaginative gourmet cuisine makes for sumptuous dining.Activities: hiking, fishing, tennis, swimming, horse-riding, birding, mountain-bike and 4x4 trails (bring your wheels), relaxing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Montusi Mountain Lodge

Address: Off D119 | Northern Drakensberg, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park 3350, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park
Price Range: £180 - £240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Montusi Mountain Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Room 14, limited wifi. Good wifi on the terrace with STUNNING (not 4 star!) panoramic views.”
 of 5 bubbles notsib, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Request suites in the new section with mountain views”
 of 5 bubbles Kate-Eddie, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Newer rooms are excellent but suspect all are of a good standard”
 of 5 bubbles Toaster803, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Mountain Suites looked exquisite”
 of 5 bubbles LoriVoss, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Enjoy & relax”
 of 5 bubbles JessicaF23, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
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