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    Sani Lodge Backpackers

    Sani Pass Road, Sani Pass 3257, South Africa
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent46%
          • Very good35%
          • Average13%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
          4 weeks ago
          “Good, Clean Basic Friendly Accomodation”
          14 Feb 2017
          “Excellent for what you pay for.”
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Kitchenette
          Laundry Service
          Self-Serve Laundry
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Sani Valley Lodge and Hotel
          138 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Himeville
           
          Khotso Adventure Farm
          126 reviews
          #3 of 19 Speciality lodging in Underberg
           
          Mkomazana Mountain Cottages
          76 reviews
          #1 of 2 Speciality lodging in Sani Pass
           
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          637 reviews
          #1 of 19 Speciality lodging in Underberg
           
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          1 - 5 of 181 reviews

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          Checked in for one night in April. Being of 'mature years' we initially felt out of place amongst the youngsters but that quickly evaporated during friendly chats in the communal seating lounge. Accommodation is very basic, but is clean and in keeping with the description....More

          Thank Criticus123
          Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

          It was ok here. We booked camping for one night.The staff were friendly, cheap price and ok to stay overnight before starting the sani pass tour and further into lesotho. No hot water in the showers....More

          Thank Tanja I
          Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge Backpackers

          Thank you for your write up. We have experienced severe floods of late as have many parts of the Southern African continent which makes it difficult to sort out water supply for gas / solar geysers in a hurry. Either you were here just after...More

          Reviewed 15 February 2017

          This is not a 5* hotel, it is a backpacker's and therefore this should be kept in mind when visiting. For a backpackers, I found the staff extremely friendly, the rooms cozy and the common area very welcoming and warm (we went there during snow)....More

          Thank Tshiamo S
          Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge Backpackers

          Thank you for your review of our Backpackers Lodge. You hit the nail on the head as this is exactly what a well run Backpackers with four star grading status and Fair Trade in Tourism certified represents ; real value for money! In fact a...More

          Reviewed 9 February 2017

          Spent the weekend here to get out of the city. Highly recommend staying in one of the rondavels. Even during the heat of the afternoon, the rondavel was nice and cool. The self-service kitchen was really clean, and had everything we needed to cook our...More

          Thank Alyssa P
          Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge Backpackers

          Thank you for your detailed review of your stay with us. The rondavels are built in the traditional African style with clay walls and thatch grass roofing offering good insulation in both summer and winter. The tour guides who work for our tour company Drakensberg...More

          Reviewed 3 February 2017

          We're a long term traveling couple and the Sani Lodge is one of the first places in Southern-Africa that had everything for us. We hitchhiked up the Sani Pass (was very easy) and were welcomed with beautifull views over the drakensberg. The next days we...More

          Thank TravelAndTrying
          Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge Backpackers

          Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are delighted that as experienced travellers, you rated us highly. This feedback really means a lot to us and our team of staff. We are indeed fortunate to live in such a beautiful area, pristine...More

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          138 reviews
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          126 reviews
          #3 of 19 Speciality lodging in Underberg
           
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          About
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          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free Internet
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Laundry Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$13 - US$28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 18
          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • KwaZulu-Natal >
          • Sani Pass
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          Traveller (87)
          Room & Suite (22)
          Dining (6)
          Pool & Beach (2)
          Hotel & Grounds (123)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          LIbby S
          Hello! We are looking for a 4 or 6 sleeper unit for our family of 4 adults and 3 kids (ages 1, 5, & 7) that are happy to sleep on the floor in sleeping bags. We will be in the area between Jan 2 & Jan 7 and would love to stay near the Sani Pass for 2-3 nights. Please advise. Thanks much, Libby
          13 December 2016|
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