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“"Home away from home"”
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Chalet with large decked patio as seen from the wooded garden
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Chalet with large decked patio as seen from the wooded garden
Entrance into the chalet which overlooks  the mountain Second bedroom with queen bed, airconditioner, fan, cupboard and pretty view
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26 reviews
Chalet with large decked patio as seen from the wooded garden
Entrance into the chalet which overlooks  the mountain
Second bedroom with queen bed, airconditioner, fan, cupboard and pretty view
Large loft room with 4 beds.  Kids delight
Lounge leading onto patio
Well equipped kitchen
Comfy lounge
Spacious decked patio with comfortable outdoor furniture
Sabi River running along the Resort
Close to all tourist spots
Monkeys enjoy the gardens as much as you will
View from the Hippo HIde
One of the many resident hippos.
Multi award winning resort
Superb golf course
Restaurant overlooking the swimming pool area
Stunning flora and fauna
Entrance and reception area to the hotel
Mini carts
One of the three public swimming pools
Resident impala throughout the Resort
Safaris to the Kruger Park can be arranged.
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Chalet -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Hazyview, Mpumalanga

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Excellent - based on 26 reviews
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hlalanath...
Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
“"Home away from home"”
Reviewed 6 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016

Hi Breena

Thank you so much for perfect and smooth accommodation arrangement you did for us.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the magnificent chalet 546, and for the first time we were able to see all the big five in the Kruger and two lion kills which was a cherry on top.

Receive our sincere appreciation for making this unforgettable experience happen.

We will be back soon

God Bless

Nathi and Family

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Liked best: the balcony
Liked least: shower which was not draining properly
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
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Management Response
7 Apr 2016
Hello Nathi and family
It is always a pleasure dealing with you. Thank you so much for visiting another one of our chalets at the Kruger Park Lodge. There is nothing more rewarding than to be able to welcome guests over and over again.
Your game viewing seemed to have been incredible.
Wishing you and the family all the very best and please come back again. Kindest regards, Breena, Shongwe Ingwe Booking Office.
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vhutshilo...
Hoedspruit, South Africa
2 reviews
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“Amazing”
Reviewed 22 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016

We were very fortunate enough to secure this place directly with its owner, Breena who helped out with all our questions. The booking process did not even take more than 2 hours, and she called to explain how the chalet is, where it is situated and what to explain. We only communicated through emails and phone calls, but she gave such a very warm welcome and hospitality. we had a very pleasant stay at Shongwe-ingwe. the unit is very neat, has a breath taking view. we travelled as young couples, and what I loved the most about this self-catering unit is that each room has got its own private bathroom, and there is absolutely nothing you wouldn't find in the house. would definitely come back soon.

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Liked best: The bathroom in the loft :)
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
22 Feb 2016
Thank you so very much for your positive feedback. It was a total pleasure dealing with you. We constantly strive to maintain the quality of the furnishing etc in the chalet and it certainly is a great place for couples. Please visit us again soon.
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Desmond Y
1 review
“christmas 2015”
Reviewed 14 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015

1 the photo of the Shongwe is not the same unit we occupied .
this is evident by the space on the braai area .
the photo looks like a large house ,which is in fact 2 units with upstairs and down- stairs. units. Its like a semi detached unit eg 227a and 227 b
our unit was 227b

upon arrival , you are allowed into the unit after 14h00
the unit is extremely dark and as a result there were large spider webs around the lounge area. WE CALLED HOUSE KEEPING AND THE UNIT WAS CLEANED AGAIN .
later that evening ,when i lit the braai ,I was attacked , by bees ,fortunately not stung. The smoke must have had something to do with them being not too aggressive .
I immediately called the manager ,and was later visited by Andre , from the K P L .
WE discussed the state of the unit ,
the old lounge suit -with collapsed center springs and not very clean
the dining room table with only 4 chairs -cant seat comfortably 6 as one is almost on top of the stove -kitchen and dining one spot .
there is a small second bed room with 2 single bed plus air con
the main bed is fair with air con but also very dark
there are NO AIRCONS UPSTAIRS BUT ONE INEFFECTIVE ROOF FAN
there are NO AIRCONS IN THE LOUNGE DINING AREA BUT ONE INEFFECTIVE ROOF FAN.
there are 2 micro TV units -one in a hole in the wall downstairs and one upstairs (only bean bags upstairs -to sit on ) I call them micro as they are no bigger than a microwave unit
the unit is particularly dark and all the lights were required to be left on during the day time
this unit is in need of a major make over and the rate charged for the accommodation not good value
in fact- our holiday became most stressful
the KUGER PARK LODGE is a beautiful place we have visited many times but this unit ,as its now ,is a no go
desmond

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Liked best: the Kruger Lodge not this unit
Liked least: accomodation unit 227b
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
14 Jan 2016
In view of the fact that we have constantly received positive feedback through Tripadvisor and many guests who return regularly to this particular chalet, we are surprised and saddened that you did not enjoy your stay.
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Morne l
Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
“UNFRIKKENBELIEVABLYAWESOME”
Reviewed 13 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Breena thank you again, I actually don't want to do a review or tell anyone else about the great service or the beautiful spacious accommodation because they say you need to keep the good things a secret... We were spoilt with the accommodation and how close it was to the Kruger Park and the Mall with PicnPay and Spar right across the road. The only thing I should have done is take my golf clubs. Safe and secure with friendly staff on the premises.
Breena I owe you big time for your custom. I am certainly referring you and booking through you again. Feel free to contact me 076 329-3185.

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Liked best: The spacious living conditions and how close it is to the Park
Liked least: Going back to Pretoria...
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
17 Aug 2015
Hi Morne,
Thank you so much for your kind words. It was a total pleasure dealing with you especially as you called at the last minute, just as we had a cancellation for the long weekend. It is most heartwarming hearing that our guests enjoyed their stay so much. Please come back again soon and bring your golf clubs and golf buddies as well.
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Rodney M
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
“Wonderful accommodation in a wonderful setting topped by the wonderful hospitality of the manager.”
Reviewed 10 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

This was our second stay at Shongwe Ingwe. The first (3 years ago) was magnificent. This time, with our daughter and grandson from Canada, was even better. We have nothing but the highest praise for the chalet, its furnishings and equipment, the surroundings and the manner in which we were welcomed.
Thanks so much.
Lynne and Rodney Massel

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Liked best: We loved it all
Liked least: Our stay at Shongwe Ingwe came to an end
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
12 Aug 2015
Thank you so much for spending your precious time in South Africa, in chalet
Shongwe Ingwe. It is heartwarming to know that you enjoyed your stay so very much. Please come and visit us from Canada again soon.
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