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    Sani Lodge Backpackers

    Sani Pass Road, Sani Pass 3257, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent49%
    • Very good35%
    • Average13%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “sani lodge” (44 reviews)
    “day tour” (8 reviews)
    “the kitchen” (11 reviews)
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    Protea Hotel by Marriott Hilton
    237 reviews
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    264 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Underberg
     
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    85 reviews
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    146 reviews
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    Reviewed 14 April 2016

    This lodge is a mix of backpackers, with simple but cosy dorms in one building and even cosier rondavels, some with ensuite baths. The common room with a fireplace, a book exchange, and a pool outside, is also very cosy. The room I stayed in,...More

    Thank Susanne B
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 15 April 2016

    Thank you for your comprehensive feedback. We do run tours for one person with our tour company Drakensberg Adventures but it is expensive which is why we have always advised people on our website and brochure that if they are planning to do a tour...More

    Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

    This place is a great location set at the foot of the mountains close to sani pass. We did not do the tour as we had our own 4x4 but people say it was good. Very friendly staff. Not much going on in the restaurant...More

    Thank Lainey0401
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 11 May 2016

    We have taken time to reply to your review as it has been an onerous task to deal with. Your ignorance of environmental conservation methods and lack of respect for a place that puts this into operation led you to choose criticism over learning something...More

    Reviewed 7 April 2016

    I came here for a week to do everything I could cope with in the mountains. Scenery is stunning and wish I stayed for more time. Facilities were good and you can do everything through the hostel. Staff were brilliant, they were friendly and kept...More

    Thank samintraveller2016
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 13 April 2016

    Thank you for taking time to reflect on your stay with us. Loved your cheerful , positive outlook on life! We have never had a TV set in the Lodge except once in the restaurant oven the World Cup soccer in 2010 , as from...More

    Reviewed 29 March 2016

    The lodge is located in a beautiful area. I greatly liked the single "HOOPOE" room, it was quiet, peaceful and really felt like being in nature. Some nice coffees & watercooker were provided in the room. The bathroom perfect too. The restaurant very organized (like...More

    2  Thank Pieter O
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 13 April 2016

    Hi, thank you for your detailed review. The Free Wifi we provide is unfortunately abused by the odd guest despite asking guests to be considerate so we are looking at another option that would monitor each person's usage. We have moved the router and this...More

    Reviewed 29 March 2016

    *Location...stunning! *Accommodation...comfortable and clean. *Vegetarian food, (best apple pie ever)! *Swimming pool.....a cool delight. *Bushman cave paintings 9 hour mountain hike with Mathew, 'the magnificent mountain man'! Not forgetting.......the visiting family of baboons* sheer happiness.

    1  Thank Cheryl B
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 13 April 2016

    Thank you for your review on your stay at the Lodge including your experience of our food and the activities in the area.

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    146 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Himeville
     
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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Internet
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    • Free Parking
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    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$ 13 - US$ 28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
    • Location
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    • Sani Pass
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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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