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    Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa

    I, Port St Johns, South Africa
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    Traveller (379)
    Room & Suite (77)
    Pool & Beach (45)
    Overview
    • Excellent73%
    • Very good20%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “sunset cruise” (28 reviews)
    “wild coast” (71 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Conference Facilities
    Laundry Service
    Tennis Court
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 953 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    We have recently returned from a week of bliss at this exceptional resort. The setting is exquisite, the food delicious and the staff awesome and friendly. This resort is a child friendly paradise with activities galore for the whole family. You cannot visit without a...More

    Thank Tracigvr
    Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Umngazi Guest, Thank you so much for this wonderful review, so pleased that you enjoyed all that is on offer here at Umngazi. By the sounds of it we will be getting the opportunity of welcoming you back again soon. Thank you so much...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Spent a week away mid Jul2017 at Umngazi.....awesome winter break Will always be a special place, 1st time away with my boyfriend's family. Six adults & 6 kids. The kids had a blast and so did the adults. The spa was a little piece of...More

    Thank SaloNaidoo
    Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Umngazi Guest, Thank you so much for your kind review, it was wonderful to read that your stay was a memorable one and that everyone in your party had a blast. I do hope we get to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards,...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We recently had the most wonderful week's stay at Umngazi. It really is the most beautiful place which will always hold a special place in my heart. Everyone was so friendly and the service we received was great. Not to mention how amazing the food...More

    Thank Nicole G
    Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Nicole, Thank you so much for the wonderful review, it was great to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us. I will obviously share your kind comments with the team, my apologies for the refurbishment noise but happy that it did not...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We finally got our holiday at Umngazi and it did not disappoint! Our family bungalow was spacious, recently renovated and we had great views of the river and sea. The food was great! It really blew our minds! We will definitely visit again sometime in...More

    Thank Fran1829
    Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Fran, Thank you so much for this wonderful review and so happy that everything about your stay was just as it should be to make a memorable family holiday. Thank you so much for your support and look forward to welcoming you back again...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I can't believe people actually pay the money that Umngazi are charging. The accomodation is just not worth the money. I booked the honeymoon suite and was charged R3400 per night which does include meals. Let me tell you what R3400 per night gets you....More

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    1  Thank Christopher De B
    Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Christopher, Thank you for your review, I was sorry and of course concerned to read that your stay with us was not what you or ourselves would have expected or wanted. On further investigation with several of my team they informed me that you...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 69
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Port St Johns
    • Also Known As
    • Umngazi River Bungalows Hotel Port St Johns ,
    • Umngazi River Hotel ,
    • Umngazi River Resort
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    Traveller (379)
    Room & Suite (77)
    Pool & Beach (45)
    Dining (25)
    Hotel & Grounds (241)
    Bathroom (17)
    Family and Play Areas (4)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    CarriiG
    15 August 2017|
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    Response from kittykat015 | Reviewed this property |
    How old are your kids? If they are about 3 upwards then yes there is lots for them to do. They can watch Movies, there is an indoor play area for them so there is stuff they can do. We struggled with our 1 year old as... More
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    Lizell W
    16 March 2017|
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    Response from Condocat | Reviewed this property |
    The main roads getting to Umnagazi during the daytime are fine. The biggest challenge is the private road to the resort, approx 10-12km. It looked like a war zone. If your parents don't have a 4x4 they should not even... More
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    Lizell W
    16 March 2017|
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    Response from GeneralManager81 | Property representative |
    There is a ferry to the beach run by the Resort, as well you can access the beach directly from the Resort as well walking along the path next to the river. The ferry is available whenever the guest would like to go, no... More
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    Room Tips
    "Sea facing rooms are spectacular but are a further walk from central amenities."
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    "Definitely go for a sea view room if you are on a romantic break. Or the bottom river view bungalows are..."
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    "Choose a cottage on the lower bank if you don't like stairs. However the sea facing rooms on all levels..."
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    "I would say a sea-view is preferable to a river view."
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