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Well I didn't stay there overnight, so I am not going to comment on the lodge itself, but the lodge does have the highest pub in Africa, which is really a cool photo moment when you are standing in front of the sign!
"Golden Oldie" going up Sani Pass throught the last few corners, the border post, then a cold Maluti beer at the highest pub in Africa (registerd pub) awsome. Looking down the pass from the deck is just Africa.
We slept in the Backpackers, clean rooms,...More
The location is simply breathtaking and any photographers dream and that in itself makes it 100% worth while to visit. The track up the pass is an exhilarating drive or hike for the super fit.
Unfortunately our whole experience with the lodge was somewhat of...More
we booked by phone a few days before our intended winter stay at the lodge and made full payment via internet. we then learned that we have to have our own gas heater as it gets extremely cold up there. we phoned back same day...More
The view around the lodge was incredible as many reviewers had written, so that itself is already 2 stars out of 5. The area was vast and you could look and look across the mountains, and think you were in heaven when the clouds were...More
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Response from Chantelspargo | Property representative |
We do have gas heaters in each Backpacker rooms, however gas can be purchased from reception at R200, alternately you can bring your own cadac gas container. April is a good time of the year as far as temperature is... More
We do have gas heaters in each Backpacker rooms, however gas can be purchased from reception at R200, alternately you can bring your own cadac gas container. April is a good time of the year as far as temperature is concerned however it all depends on what you regard as cold. Temperatures would be around 18deg C at this time.The Backpackers does have its own lounge with a fireplace which is lit in the evening.
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"We assume that the smaller rooms would actually be warmer, stay away from the large rooms as they do not heat..."