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    Sani Lodge Backpackers

    Sani Pass Road, Sani Pass 3257, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent48%
    • Very good35%
    • Average13%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “sani lodge” (47 reviews)
    “value for money” (11 reviews)
    “day tour” (8 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Spa
    Laundry Service
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 154 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I joined Sani Pass tour in Sani lodge. It was amazing trip, incredible!! And here is good to take a rest, enjoy hiking, meet new friends!! And if you want, you can be a one day teacher in the school nearby sani lodge. Everything is...More

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    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your comprehensive review demonstrating how much you packed in during your stay with us as well as enjoying the peaceful , friendly ambience of Sani Lodge that is unique and we are proud of.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed here for 3 nights during our exploration of the Drakensberg and really enjoyed our stay. It's a hostel so as you would expect the accommodations are a bit rustic but they were comfortable and reasonably spacious. The staff were all very helpful with...More

    Thank Robert K
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for your feedback on your stay here with us in the deep rural Drakensberg mountains of South Africa.

    Reviewed 19 September 2017

    I've meant to stay at Sani Lodge for ages when passing through the area and did for the first time recently. What an awesome spot. If you love nature, this is one of those special places to stay at - it feels like some of...More

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    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 20 September 2017

    Hi and thanks so much for taking time to offer feedback on your stay with us. The Drakensberg mountains are indeed majestic and even after living here running our Lodge for 25 years, we still feel privileged to enjoy daily immersion in natural surrounds, sightings...More

    Reviewed 31 August 2017

    This place is dedicated to being eco-friendly and a benefit to its community. Sani Lodge share all profits with all members of their saff and go to great lengths to be green. Not only that but they provide an amazing facility for self catering (also...More

    Thank emiVietnam_australia
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 10 September 2017

    Thank you for your feedback . We are always delighted when the manner in which we conduct our business is recognized and appreciated. It also reinforces the truism that " being passionate about doing one's bit in one's direct environment and community has a ripple...More

    Reviewed 7 August 2017

    It's clean, affordable and the cottage offered a stunning view of the mountains! Drop your bags here and drive up Sani Pass to have lunch at the Highest Pub in Africa. Unfortunately, there was no snow, but still freezing! Pack warmly because the temperature drops...More

    Thank Saamiya A
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 8 August 2017

    Thank you for your feedback from your stay in our Honeyguide cottage. We hope you will return when there is snow on the mountain tops!

    Sani Valley Lodge and Hotel
    173 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Himeville
    1.1 km
     
    The Nest Hotel
    589 reviews
    #3 of 5 hotels in Winterton
    77.0 km
     
    Champagne Castle Hotel
    932 reviews
    #1 of 5 hotels in Winterton
    68.6 km
     
    Drakensberg Sun Resort
    957 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in Winterton
    73.2 km
     
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 64 - US$ 194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Sani Pass
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    Traveller (93)
    Room & Suite (25)
    Dining (8)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (127)
    Bathroom (2)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Sorry no pets allowed here due to duiker and other wildlife on the property.
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    "Book early, only a limited amount of double beds available."
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    "Rondavels are quiet, cool, clean and peaceful"
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    "Honeyguide Cottage has the best view and sleeps 6 people."
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    "There are various options. We chose the rooms sharing a bathroom. You can choose chalets or rooms with your..."
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