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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an excellent experience. Whether it is by private plane or bus, the Phinda Mountain Lodge is relatively easy to get to. You are greeted by the staff with cool towels and quickly escorted to your very private bungalow...with lung pool, no less! Our ranger,...More

Thank Brooker1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a truly special experience and the highlight of our stay in Africa. As this is our first safari we have nothing to compare it to but the lodge was amazing and the staff were very welcoming and warm. In terms of the game...More

Thank Jake P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Phinda was made by the people, the service, the location and the wildlife. Special thanks must go to Menzie and Nic who certainly enhanced the sometimes overwhelming experience. We were so incredibly lucky with our game drives (7 cheetah, 3 leopards and 50-60 elephants in...More

Thank hmrw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned to Phinda Mountain Lodge after 7 years with our now 7 years old daughter. The accommodations is as it was prior and the service staff was flawless as before. Our ranger Amy and tracker Melosi provided adventures for us everyday. The viewing was...More

Thank jo2er
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's hard to find the right words to describe this place. The photos speak for themselves. It's an amazing place and the staff is very attentive! We saw lots of animals around the mountain lodge area including a group of lion cubs.

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Free Parking
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Minibar
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US$2,230 - US$4,065 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$2,230 - US$4,065 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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lou b
15 October 2017|
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Response from devendra k | Reviewed this property |
Yes . They will have binoculars in the vehicle with the ranger
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irenelara0202
19 July 2017|
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Response from Michael W | Reviewed this property |
We visited the end of June and I could count on one hand the number of mosquitos we saw in four days there.
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Ben K
9 September 2016|
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Response from Doug W | Reviewed this property |
In January I think they wake you at 5am for a 5:30 drive. It's hot in Jan so down time is from about 10am to 3pm due to heat and humidity
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