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Pine City, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a delightful experience in every way. After driving 6 hours we wanted a night to rest. Turned into a two night stay complete with a fantastic hike and great meals. The staff went up and beyond to help us a couple specific needs. As well, Blessing arranged for tennis play for my husband. He's been waiting the whole...

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Ingeli-Forest-Resort, Manager at Ingeli Forest Resort, responded to this review

Dear Amigo1111 Thank you for taking the time and writing us such a wonderful review. You are definitely amongst our favourite "passers-by" and will be dearly remembered. We promise to look after your tree, that it grows big and strong, towering above the others trees reaching for the stars. We trust the rest of your holiday journey will be safe...

Amanzimtoti, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ingeli Forest Lodge is good value for money. The rooms are comfortable and clean and the staff friendly. The restaurant serves nice meals in a lovely spot with great views. In the winter there are lovely fires because it can be a little nippy. There are great walks and a lovely biking trail. if you do not have your...

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Ingeli-Forest-Resort, Manager at Ingeli Forest Resort, responded to this review

Dear Michelle_Guy_100 Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent visit to Ingeli, mostly, thank you for kind words It is a wonderful feeling to hear that guests departed Ingeli and experienced good service, food and welcoming attention from staff and management. At the end of February 2017, we will be starting our pool renovations....

Standerton, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped there to kill time, because of road works. Beautiful surrounding and friendly staff. We had lunch and the prices were reasonable. Food was decent portions and very tasty. The Spa package for couples are very very reasonable and would like to book for Valentine's day.

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Ingeli-Forest-Resort, Manager at Ingeli Forest Resort, responded to this review

Dear Wayne-Sarie H, Thank you for taking the time writing such a lovely review. We have a saying here; "all roads lead to Ingeli", cause somehow most people traveling the N2 have a reason to stop by. I will get our marketing lady to sent you our Valentine's special. Trust the rest of your journey was safe and sound. Kind...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent place to visit. It can be made completely wheelchair friendly. Overall we had a great time. The staff was very friendly Sne, Ntokozo, Edith and Security Slangwe. Those people are your greatest asset.

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Ingeli-Forest-Resort, Manager at Ingeli Forest Resort, responded to this review

Dear monicamX180VC Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your resent visit to Ingeli. I will make sure that the mentioned TEAM members get's an extra cheer when we have our monthly general meeting. Thank you for your kind words. We hope to welcome you back soon for another soul refreshing visit. Wishing you and your...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Excellent. 5 Star Service. Staff very friendly. Great for all ages. Great family Fun. Thank you to all the staff, you all are so amazing. Rooms are fantastic, great space. Lots of activities for the family. The kids cant wait to go back.there. Well done . Keep up the great service. See you soon *****

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Ingeli-Forest-Resort, Manager at Ingeli Forest Resort, responded to this review

Dear 640aliciav, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your resent visit to Ingeli. There is nothing more humbling and empowering than knowing guest departed Ingeli and experienced good service, food and welcoming attention from staff and management. Thank you for your kind words. We hope to welcome you back soon for another soul refreshing visit....

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 16 January 2017

If its peace and serenity you search then Ingeli forest lodge is the place to go. Great value dinners and rooms that are very spacious...2 huge king size beds and tea and coffee making facilities..Surrounded by forests which make for perfect walks...complete the picture. However ...expect to experience 4 seasons in a day...very erratic weather . in Dec where its...

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Ingeli-Forest-Resort, Manager at Ingeli Forest Resort, responded to this review

Dear 483salmam Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your resent visit to Ingeli. Nothing like crackling fire to finish off a fun-filled day. We hope to welcome you back soon for another soul refreshing visit. Wishing you and your family a Blessed 2017. Charmaine Kotze General Manager Operations Ingeli Forest Resort

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is a beautiful establishment although the service is almost non existent. Waiters need to be reminded a few times about orders before they actually get you your order. Management is not equipped to deal with the staff issues and left us even more disgruntled. Drinks tabs are not kept properly and incorrect billing is done. The accommodation is comfortable...

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Ingeli-Forest-Resort, General Manager at Ingeli Forest Resort, responded to this review

Dear Michelle M, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your resent visit to Ingeli. We have responded to you on our internal guest survey which you also completed. We trust that you will make use of our offer. Charmaine Kotze General Manager Ingeli Forest Resort

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I love everything about our stay at Ingeli. I cannot wait for the next trip, just to enjoy nature in its incredible swagger. A word of gratitude to housekeeping and security for their prompt response and willingness to help always.

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Ingeli-Forest-Resort, General Manager at Ingeli Forest Resort, responded to this review

Dear mduduzis2017 It is so exciting when an establishment receive feedback like this. Ingeli is a very special place and has been a haven for many travelers on the N2. We have a saying here “all roads lead to Ingeli.” Now, with our focus being a family resort we trust that more people will come and visit to experience the...

Durban
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I would highly recommend Ingeli Forest Resort for a place to stay with the family. It is great value for money and many activities to do.They have a great putt putt course which lights up at night, jungle gym etc.

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Ingeli-Forest-Resort, General Manager at Ingeli Forest Resort, responded to this review

Dear montyb2015 Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your resent visit to Ingeli. Ingeli has been around for many years and we only changed our focus on being more of a family resort about 2 years ago, this season was our busiest ever. Receiving feedback like this is really empowering. Compared to other resorts in...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I will most defiantly return to take advantage of the facilities as it rained for most of my trip. Staff were friendly and really accommodating they went out of their way to make sure everything was perfect. Next trip will be a longer one. Thanks

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Dear raiks807 Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your resent visit to Ingeli. Ingeli has been truly Blessed with lots and lots of rain the past few months, which is great for the forest and wonderful nature surrounding us, but not so nice for the adventurer at heart. There is nothing more humbling and empowering...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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  • Laundry Service
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled below the Ingeli Mountain range (between Harding and Kokstad, KwaZulu-Natal) and surrounded by breath taking indigenous forests, Ingeli Forest Resort is the perfect place to unwind!Treat yourself to the ideal getaway, take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the combination of country living and quality accommodation. Fine dining, outdoor activities in natural surroundings, and relaxation! Wedding & Conference facilities available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ingeli Forest Resort

Address: R56, Weza just off the N2 between Harding (25km) & Kokstad (35km) | 20kms from Harding, Kokstad 4700, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Kokstad
Price Range: $96 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ingeli Forest Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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“Keep air fresheners in room before guests arrive, It was stuffy when we go there, we had to open doors for a while.”
 of 5 bubbles monicamX180VC, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ didn't know what to say here”
 of 5 bubbles 640aliciav, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“some rooms have adjoining doors which mean you can hear the occupants especially little kids.”
 of 5 bubbles 483salmam, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Maybe a USB port. ”
 of 5 bubbles mduduzis2017, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Beds should be bigger. ”
 of 5 bubbles raiks807, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
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