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Reviewed 19 October 2017

I never really believe excellent reviews but this one was on the mark! My family stayed here four nights last month and had an unbelievable time. Excellent guides (Thanks Doctor and Rennico), fantastic sights sounds (and smells), awesome food and a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Ideal...More

Thank karen1963black
Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 23 October 2017

Hi there karen1963black, thank-you so much for leaving this review. It's always so great to hear when guests have loved their stay with us. Hope to see you again at some point. Take care.

Reviewed 18 October 2017

We stayed at Monwana Lodge, Thornybush Waterside Lodge from 17th -22nd September for our Honeymoon (5 nights: 9 game drives). Our Lodge staff were fabulous and can't thank Ruan and Shelley enough. The cook was amazing and produced food catering to EVERY dietary need -...More

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Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 23 October 2017

Hi there PrincessBethany, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this detailed review! I am absolutely thrilled that you had such a wonderful time on your honeymoon, what a privilege for us to be part of it :) Looking forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017

Being our first safari and not having any idea what to expect it turned out to be beyond our expectations. The safari drives thanks to Doc and Rennico were amazing and they endeavored to show us the Big 5 plus more, with us coming away...More

Thank PrioryII
Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 16 October 2017

Hi there PrioryII, thank-you so much for leaving this review. I'm so thrilled that we were able to meet your expectations - it can be tricky knowing what to expect when you've never been on a safari before, but how wonderful that you had such...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Judith and I spent three nights at Monwana as part of an extended tour of South Africa. The lodge was recommended by Audley, our tour organisers. It lived up to its billing. Firstly, the location is great, in the heart of Thorneybush game reserve. It...More

Thank Munrosaxman
Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 16 October 2017

Hi there Munrosaxman, thank-you so much for leaving this review. I'm thrilled that you and Judith had a wonderful time at Monwana lodge, and that you managed to see everything you'd hoped to see. I've noted your comment regarding the Wifi and I'll make sure...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

My husband and I have just returned home from a three week magical holiday in Namibia and South Africa. Our final destination to Monwana Lodge was the icing on the cake! Shelley and the team warmly welcomed us to the sound of a beating drum,...More

Thank lesleyannkirkman
Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 9 October 2017

Hi there lesleyannkirkman, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review. How thrilled we are to know that you had a wonderful time here with us at Monwana Lodge. Hope to see you again at some point in the future. Take care.

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US$727 - US$1,035 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$727 - US$1,035 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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michellemilash
11 March 2018|
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Response from Candice W | Property representative |
Hi there michellemilash, yes I believe that Monwana does have laundry facilities. It's an extra cost, but it is a service they offer.
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michellemilash
18 September 2017|
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Response from Candice W | Property representative |
You can email them through the Thornybush Collection Fan page on Facebook @ThornybushGameLodge.Official
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michellemilash
9 September 2017|
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Response from PaulPauwen | Reviewed this property |
The jeep can take up to 9 pax. We were only 4 on our trip
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"Honeymoon suite is best room, with views over river and watering hole"
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"Perfect if looking for an intimate personal lodge."
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"small informal lodge with lovely team"
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"Rooms that view the watering hole"
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