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    Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa

    i, Port St Johns, South Africa
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
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          Room & Suite (75)
          Pool & Beach (45)
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          Overview
          • Excellent73%
          • Very good20%
          • Average5%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          3 days ago
          “Stay at Umngazi”
          1 week ago
          “3 nights at Umngazi River Bungalows”
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast Buffet
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Suites
          Poolside Bar
          Fitness centre
          Spa
          Wheelchair Access
          Conference Facilities
          Laundry Service
          Tennis Court
          Shuttle Bus Service
          Babysitting
          Private Balcony
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 973 reviews

          Reviewed 3 days ago

          Except for the terrible roads leading to Umngazi everything was perfect once we arrived. The whole family had a great time and the friendly staff working at Umngazi is such a breath of fresh air. An awesome place to take the family. We will be...More

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          Reviewed 1 week ago

          We had a wonderful stay at Umngazi in the most breathtaking and tranquil environment. The only negative side is the road to get there!! The last 12 kilometers of road is in a very poor state. The travel time for 12 km is at least...More

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          Thank Maria P
          Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 1 week ago

          Dear Maria, Thank you so much for this wonderful review, I was so pleased to read that you had enjoyed your stay with us, my apologies for the road we are awaiting assistance from the Municipality with the repair of the road as it is...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          my reasons for saying good its simply because there is always room for improvement otherwise the place is lit elegant and very nice, I loved everything about the place and the rooms one thing im not sure about though its the showers :-) , if...More

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          Thank sibongilem424
          Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 1 week ago

          Dear Sibongile, Thank you for the your kind review, very happy to read how much you had enjoyed your stay with us, my apologies about the current condition of the road we are awaiting assistance from the municipality to do the necessary repairs. I do...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Such a privilege to have stayed at Umngazi for 5 unforgettable nights with our family. The great service starts from the moment you arrive and the memories of the hectic drive are erased by the surroundings that meet you. It was nice to visit in...More

          Thank Rebecca L
          Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

          Dear Rebecca, Thank you so much for this wonderful review, it was great to read how much you had enjoyed your stay and that the children will ensure you keep on coming back. My apologies about the Creative Corner, the decision was taken to refurbish...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          Located at the juncture of the Umgazi River and the Indian,zocean this family resort is stunning. Accomodations were in a thatched roof room that was beautifully decorated. There is so much to do here aside from taking in the unparalled beautyMore

          Thank Dutch397
          Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

          Dear Umngazi Guest, Thank you so much for this kind review, it was wonderful to read how much you had enjoyed your stay with us. We really appreciate your support and do hope we get to welcome you back again in the not to distant...More

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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Beachfront
          • Free Internet
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Babysitting
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Laundry Service
          • Banquet Room
          • Conference Facilities
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Tennis Court
          Details
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 69
          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Eastern Cape >
          • Port St Johns
          • Also Known As
          • Umngazi River Bungalows Hotel Port St Johns ,
          • Umngazi River Hotel ,
          • Umngazi River Resort
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          Traveller (375)
          Room & Suite (75)
          Pool & Beach (45)
          Dining (25)
          Hotel & Grounds (239)
          Bathroom (17)
          Family and Play Areas (4)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Lizell W
          Hello!. I am keen to visit in December but my retired parents in Durban are very anxious about the general personal safety as well as road conditions as they don't have a 4x4. Please advise the condition of the road and journey time. Another option would be to fly them but then we are restricted to a 7 night stay, what is the airfield like now?
          16 March 2017|
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          Response from Carl L | Reviewed this property |
          Hi I agree why the previous entry. The drive is ok if you do it during the day. The road is not the issue but rather the drivers and the livestock along the way. If you're at all nervous of driving (like my wife is) then fly... More
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          Lizell W
          I understand there is a ferry to get to the beach, is this run by the resort? Is there a charge, how frequent is the service? How long does it take to get from the resort to the beach?
          16 March 2017|
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          Response from GeneralManager81 | Property representative |
          There is a ferry to the beach run by the Resort, as well you can access the beach directly from the Resort as well walking along the path next to the river. The ferry is available whenever the guest would like to go, no... More
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          Dayn1984
          Hi there, Traveling from Durban this Friday, which is the recommended route at the moment? - R61 through Bizana/Flagstaff/Lusikisiki - N2 to Kokstad then R394 to R61 via Flagstaff/Lusikisiki - N2 to Kokstad then to Mthatha and onto the R61 Thanks
          5 January 2017|
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          Response from GeneralManager81 | Property representative |
          The Kokstad outing although longer is a far more comfortable drive as you miss all the Roadworks between Port Edward and Bizana.
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          Room Tips
          "Sea facing rooms are spectacular but are a further walk from central amenities."
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          "Definitely go for a sea view room if you are on a romantic break. Or the bottom river view bungalows are..."
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          "Choose a cottage on the lower bank if you don't like stairs. However the sea facing rooms on all levels..."
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          "I would say a sea-view is preferable to a river view."
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