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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Monwana for 3 nights as part of our honeymoon trip. These few days were the highlight of all the holiday, it was the best experience ever. Ruan, Shally and all the team are very friendly and welcoming, also Ruan...More

Thank Cedric A
Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 25 August 2017

Hi there Cedric A, thanks so much for leaving this review for Monwana Lodge. It is always so wonderful to hear of people choosing a safari for their honeymoon, it really is such a unique, bonding experience. Take care!

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Monwana game lodge in Thornybush reserve was our second stop on our three-week South African vacation/road trip, and it definitely set a high bar. From the incredibly friendly and helpful staff (Ruan, Shelly, Renniko, Valentin) to the amazingly luxurious lodgings, through the utterly indescribable experience...More

Thank Benjamin E
Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 2 August 2017

Hello Benjamin E, thanks so much for leaving this lovely review :) We're so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, AND that you got to see all the Big 5!! Looking forward to having you back again some time soon.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

The trip to South Africa was meant to be a once in a life time but our visit to Monwana Lodge has made us feel that no other holiday will ever live up to this experience and we will only holiday here from now on....More

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Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 21 July 2017

Hi there Sharonkaypeck, thanks so much for leaving this lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and you're most welcome to come again :)

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

A small but very cozy and efficiently run property, that makes their guests feel like a princess. From the warm welcome after each game drive, to the meals which are always painstakingly prepared to the hot water bottles placed inside my blanket on game drives....More

Thank Zenaida N
Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 21 July 2017

Hi there Zenaida N, how delighted we are that you had a wonderful time here with us! And of course you're welcome to stay longer next time :)

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Everything was perfect! Family with 3 teenagers and everyone loved their stay. Lodge is extremely private, rooms are huge and beautiful. They treat you like royalty. Safaris twice a day. Ranger and tracker are the best. If coming in winter bring warm hats and fleece...More

Thank jazzy111
Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 21 July 2017

Hi there jazzy111, thank-you for posting this review. What a special experience for you and especially for your teenagers to have. Educating future generations on our incredible wildlife is such a privilege, so thank-you for bringing them along!

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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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You can email them through the Thornybush Collection Fan page on Facebook @ThornybushGameLodge.Official
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The jeep can take up to 9 pax. We were only 4 on our trip
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"We loved our two bedroom two bath suite near the watering hole."
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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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