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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

During my stay I saw some horrible animal cruelty on the lodge premises. I raised my concerns with the staff who were unhelpful and rude and also with the management via email since my visit. This was 6 weeks ago and even though I was assured the management would get back to me asap there has been no communication from...

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265Brian, Owner at Sani Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time in commenting on your stay in our campsite with you father. I am concerned about you review in that I checked you out personally to which your raised the matter of animal cruelty when departing. As i spoke with you it was taken that my response was satisfying. As you are aware...

Hillcrest, South Africa
Reviewed 6 October 2016

As advertised, this is a restaurant / pub at the top of the Sani Pass. The problem is that there is no competition. Since the new owners have taken over the quality of the food has changed but unfortunately it is not as good as it used to be. We ordered burgers which we thought was a safe choice but...

Thank Hill_Belle
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Being first time for us we chose to leave our vehicle at The Tumble Inn in Underberg Sani Mountain lodge sent a driver to pick us up A pleasant drive up the steep pass and stops for us to take pictures On arrival we were shown to our rondavel Phezulu Absolutely 5 star coal fire burning Sherry on the side...

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Kloof, South Africa
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Beautiful setting with reasonable food. It can get very crowded and then the service can get slow. Despite the size of group, the service was good. The hamburgers are huge !!! We did not stay in the accomodation.

Thank BarryHgo
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We were 4 adults and visited from 07/09/16 to 08/09/16. Whilst we were the only overnight guests on 07/09/16 and were ;looked after like Royalty from start to end I can only imagine that the enthusiasm of the staff improves as the numbers increase. They are genuinely passionate and attentive about their guests - all of the staff were delighted...

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Hua Hin, Thailand
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Right next to the South African border the lodge has all you need to fight off the spartan outside. I was there in August and it was cold. The restaurant and bar are well stocked with good food and a wide choice of drinks. My friends and I finished the night with a Horlicks and Amarula nightcap! Rooms are huts...

Thank Terry B
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The rooms are good but do not expect much more. The reception lady was pleasant...but that is where it stop. The service in the dining room was not up to standard...in short arrogant service unpleasant person who was out waiter...the food...NOT GOOD !!

Thank Johan S
Treviso, Italy
Reviewed 11 August 2016

With some friends I took a lunch and some hot drinks here. The place is carismatic and very nice and it was a pleasure to stay there for a while. The staff was friendly, on the other hand the service was quite slow but the pub was busy therefore I understood the situation. To sum up, I suggest to take...

Thank olivehoover
Ballito, South Africa
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is one of the gems of this world, beautiful place with excellent staff and facilities. It is by no means luxurious, but definitely magical!! It's got the highest pub in Africa and great fire places for the cold / snow temperatures!!

Thank Rynie22
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Quaint and cozy restaurant at the top of sani pass. Lovely fireplaces if u want to be indoors. Outside offers majestic views of the Lesotho mountains. Been here 3 times now however haven't stayed yet. Food isn't too bad...however it's the drive and the awesome feeling of being at the highest pub in Africa that's the highlight. Tip: u need...

Thank subashnib

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A one of kind Lodge located at the top of Sani Pass,2874m above sea level,located on the border line of Lesotho and South Africa some 300m from the entry border post of Sani Pass, Lesotho.The lodge has a 48 seater restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch & dinner daily.The Highest Pub in Africa stocks a wide varity of beverages accompanied with a varst selection of great wines, satisfying all ones needs.Satilite TV and free WiFi is available in the lodge area ,enabling one to keep in contact with the outside world and family.The lodge has 9 rooms, made up of double & twin bedded rooms, on suite, togther with 6 & 4 sleeper family rooms.We also have a 22 sleeper Backpackers and Camping Area located next to the backpackers. Both the main Lodge & Backpackers are run on generator power.Activities available-guided hikes,fishing, bird watching and horse riding. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sani Mountain Lodge

Address: Sani Pass, Sani Pass, Lesotho (Formerly Sani Top Chalet)
Region: Lesotho > Mokhotlong District > Sani Pass
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Sani Top Chalet Hotel Sani Pass
Sani Top Chalet Pass
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“Rather have a drink at the bar and be out before the border closes , Alternatively pay R1640 and stay in the lodge.”
JeanetteFox, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you have warm clothes its cold as your so high”
mrsthatch, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All huts are pretty much the same.”
NellaC168, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Backpacker rooms much more affordable than the hotel chalets.”
elzabed2015, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The Rondavels seem more fun and great for couples”
Fabysuzy, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
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