We booked Thunzi as somewhere different from the modern hotels of Port Elizabeth to rest after the long flight from the UK and before starting our safari north of Grahamstown. What a wonderful place we found, the welcome from the staff was really great, the accommodation was of a really high standard and the surrounding environment couldn't be better for rest and relaxation. The evening meal was really good and the friendly service very much appreciated. We were very glad that we booked a second night at Thunzi for after our safari and before starting our journey down the Garden Route to Cape Town. The second night at Thunzi was every bit as good as the first and proved that the friendly and welcoming service from the staff was natural and genuine. We would go back to Thunzi without question and thoroughly recommend the lodge to anyone wanting high standard accommodation with really good service.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Thunzi in isiXhosa means "in the shade," describing a typical lazy afternoon in the forest valley. This tranquil sanctuary of coastal forest can be found 20 minutes West of Port Elizabeth and is nestled at the base of a 44 hectare private valley overlooking a pristine and lush river wetland. Luxury 4* Self-catering Chalets are fully equipped and have their own private boma's nestled under a milkwood/acacia tree in the indigenous forest where family and friends can gather and enjoy a few drinks and braai (barbeque). Added extras for your convenience include various DSTV select, dressing gowns, air-conditioning, tea/coffee amenities, mini chocolates, heating, hair dryer, daily housekeeping service and laundry facilities. There is a free Wi-Fi hotspot at the reception area and cellphone reception throughout the estate. Guests can enjoy bird watching, bass fishing, forest walks, spa treatments as well as beach walks and sand boarding at the Maitland Beach only 3km from Thunzi. Gourmet picnics are on offer Tuesdays to Sundays and you don't have to be an overnight guest to enjoy this - day visitors more than are welcome! ... more less
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