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    Montusi Mountain Lodge

    Off D119 | Northern Drakensberg, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park 3350, South Africa
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          US$254
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          Reviewed 21 December 2015

          When we planned to visit South Africa around the time of my birthday, we had to choose where to spend it. Didn't take much deliberation to come up with Montusi - one of our favourite places in the world. The amphitheatre was looking good and...More

          Thank Homebody97
          Response from Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain LodgeResponded 24 February 2016

          Thank you so much for returning to Montusi again and again! We are so flattered that you chose to spend your birthday with us. We hope to welcome you back soon. All the very best, Lindsay

          Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

          We have often stayed at Montusi for week ends/ long weekends. Conveniently situated in the Northern Drakensberg, it is an easy 3,5 hour drive from JHB. We have stayed in both the catered and self catering suites/ chalets. Out of the various northern Berg accommodation...More

          Thank SophiaMaria2014
          Response from Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain LodgeResponded 24 February 2016

          Firstly, thanks for coming back to us repeatedly! Second, thanks for posting this review of your Montusi Experiences. It is always a joy to host returning visitors. December was indeed unbearably hot, however this was a very unusual situation with the El Nino drought conditions...More

          Reviewed 9 December 2015

          I visited Montusi Mountain Lodge Nov 2015. We stayed in a cottage suite. The cottages are beautiful. Thatched with high ceilings, comfy beds and cosy dressing gowns. Everything is there. The lounge has wifi and TV and you can get some DVDs from reception if...More

          3  Thank Kevin H
          Response from Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain LodgeResponded 26 December 2015

          Dear Kevin, "Full marks"! Just what we strive for:) Your review covers all our best bits of the Montusi Experience: sundowners on the verandah, the Montusi Peak hike with Shadrack (the guide), a ride and delicious dinner. Hospitality is part of our history. Thanks for...More

          Reviewed 9 December 2015

          With such a fantastic location and good quality accommodation this should have been an excellent score but there were a few too many restrictive notices in the room and house rules for our taste. The corollary however is that the lodge is efficiently managed, although...More

          Thank john_ivycottage
          Response from Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain LodgeResponded 26 December 2015

          Dear John, Thanks for your review of Montusi. We are pleased you enjoyed the location and the accommodation. We have been working with the dining room staff to improve the service there. We hope you had a great trip around SA. Kind regards, Lindsay

          Reviewed 4 December 2015

          Montusi has an incomparable setting overlooking fields and the high mountains, and offers clean and comfortable accommodation in very attractive and spotlessly clean thatched bungalows dotted round grounds filled with indigenous trees and many birds. The owner recommended two excellent and strenuous day walks in...More

          Thank ldhf
          Response from Lindsay C, Manager at Montusi Mountain LodgeResponded 6 December 2015

          Thank you for spending part of your great South African Adventure at Montusi. We are glad that you enjoyed most of your Montusi Experience, especially the hikes that we recommended. There are some wonderful hikes in the Royal Natal Park and at Montusi itself. You...More

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          • US$279 - US$360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          Neuwe M
          Do you have shuttles for guests without private transport? Or are there minibuses from Ladysmith to the lodge?
          1 May 2017|
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          Response from LindsayMML | Property representative |
          Dear Neuwe, Thanks for your question. We do local shuttles (within a 30km radius of Montusi). Long distance transport is best organised in advance with a transfer company (The Baz Bus, Golf Got Your Tours and Transfers... More
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          827wilnac
          Do we have to travel on a gravel road to get to you?
          15 October 2016|
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          Response from LindsayMML | Property representative |
          Nope. It's tar all the way:)
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          Whirly1
          We are in our 60's and have done some hiking. What trails do you recommend for us?
          4 May 2016|
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          Response from LindsayMML | Property representative |
          Hi Whirly, I hope this answer isn't too late. There are many amazing hiking opportunities in the area at and around Montusi Mountain Lodge. Depending on the duration of your visit, I would recommend doing the guided... More
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          "We stayed in Room 18 (two bedroom suite) that had a nice view of the Drakensberg Amphitheatre."
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          "Room 14, limited wifi. Good wifi on the terrace with STUNNING (not 4 star!) panoramic views."
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          "Request suites in the new section with mountain views"
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          "Newer rooms are excellent but suspect all are of a good standard"
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