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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited Semonkong Lodge in August 2016. Timing was great! Landed in Johannesburg from Singapore, rented a car and embarked on our journey to Lesotho. Made a stopover at Kroonstad before driving the next morning. Upon entering Lesotho from Maseru entrance, you can see the difference between South Africa and Lesotho, much more relaxed although we saw burning tyres at the...

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Maseru, Lesotho
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

I found the homemade bread and the locally produced fries and lamp chops extraordinarily delicious. Kudos to the kitchen staff. The pub crawling in town on donkeys was hilarious 😂. Plenty of things to do and will be back.

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Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in lesotho with one night booked at katse dam hotel, when they said they were full we headed towards Semonkong as we heard it was awesome. We arrived hoping for a cabin or camp sight they were pretty fully booked (campsite very small) The staff were so helpful and friendly and bent over backwards to help us The...

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Pretoria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Comfortable and beautiful! We had a great time at Semonkong lodge. If you go just a bit off the beaten track there are incredible views to explore. Service at the lodge is great, and the food is awesome too! We'll deginitely go there again! Highly recommended.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Semonkong was a breathtaking place to visit. The falls were beautiful and the lodge was fantastic. The food and service were outstanding. The lodge is around a two hour drive from Maseru and the views on the way are spectacular.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quint but local. If you are looking for a tranquil stop in Lesotho this is the place to be. Hiking trails and horse back tours available with guides. Waterfall close. Road a little bit steep in places.

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place of contrasts... an excellent private family owned hotel / lodge with a personal touch, clean and spacious rooms, excellent food, a well stocked bar and friendly staff right in the middle of rural Lesotho. This is commendable, considering the effort to maintain all of this so far from the city! Definitely worth a visit...

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Luderitz, Namibia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A very interesting place with an outside area from where one can watch the passing parade of donkeys, sheep, goats and local people while sipping a cold Maluti. The rooms are in stone rondawels and most have a fireplace to keep warm in winter. Unfortunately we arrived late and could only get a room with a heater and I must...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Semonkong Lodge is in the town of Semonkong in Lesotho, but nestled in the gorge next to a river. Semongkong combines the best of nature and culture. Guests can watch the Basotho people go about their daily life as well as lapping in the scenery. The drive there is beautiful and much easier since the tar road was finished 2...

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Gauteng
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The road to Semonkong is like a spiral going up down left right ...but eventually we arrived in Semonkong . The village itself is laden with tin shacks and can be intimidating on arrival . I suggest a 4x4 vehicle or at least diff lock. The lodge itself is very simple and rustic. The food is good but expensive !...

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Address: 1 River Bend Road, Semonkong 120, Lesotho
Region: Lesotho > Maseru District > Semonkong
Number of rooms: 19
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“Obviously, you can request for the Rondavel on the ground but I guess you wouldn't have that kind of view then.”
  • View from our Rondavel every morning.
 of 5 bubbles Vinzey, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“main camp which is cosy and close to river,,. Bungalows up hill have, good view, trek up the stairs is gruelling when you unfit”
 of 5 bubbles Retiredtravellers852, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Very serene setting”
 of 5 bubbles 360ct, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We loved the Rondavels”
  • View from the outside dining area
  • Road and bridge into the lodge
 of 5 bubbles shanehodges55, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The dormitories were great for a large group!”
 of 5 bubbles helenah701, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
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