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    Sani Lodge Backpackers

    Sani Pass Road, Sani Pass 3257, South Africa
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    “value for money” (11 reviews)
    “day tour” (8 reviews)
    “the kitchen” (11 reviews)
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    Reviewed 17 May 2016

    We were happy with dorm beds and were happy that we had extra blankets to fight the winter chills. Really nice vibe in communal areas; fire, home cooked snacks for purchase, plenty of info about tours available and well equipped kitchen to use. We were...More

    Thank Mon238
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 18 May 2016

    Thank you for your comments. We are happy that you could do our one day tour in the time you had available during your stay. Regards Simone

    Reviewed 9 May 2016

    A group of us from a local camera club spent a weekend here. Although the rooms were small they were comfortable, clean and warm. The all opened up into a courtyard which proved to be very socialable - I constantly felt very much involved. The...More

    Thank CherylDK
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 11 May 2016

    Thank you for your write-up. We are certain this was your first experience staying at a 'Backpackers' and whilst we are definitely not typical of most Backpacker establishments in the country as our clientele comprise a mix of foreigners and South Africans, we are delighted...More

    Reviewed 14 April 2016

    This lodge is a mix of backpackers, with simple but cosy dorms in one building and even cosier rondavels, some with ensuite baths. The common room with a fireplace, a book exchange, and a pool outside, is also very cosy. The room I stayed in,...More

    Thank Susanne B
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 15 April 2016

    Thank you for your comprehensive feedback. We do run tours for one person with our tour company Drakensberg Adventures but it is expensive which is why we have always advised people on our website and brochure that if they are planning to do a tour...More

    Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

    This place is a great location set at the foot of the mountains close to sani pass. We did not do the tour as we had our own 4x4 but people say it was good. Very friendly staff. Not much going on in the restaurant...More

    Thank Lainey0401
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 11 May 2016

    We have taken time to reply to your review as it has been an onerous task to deal with. Your ignorance of environmental conservation methods and lack of respect for a place that puts this into operation led you to choose criticism over learning something...More

    Reviewed 7 April 2016

    I came here for a week to do everything I could cope with in the mountains. Scenery is stunning and wish I stayed for more time. Facilities were good and you can do everything through the hostel. Staff were brilliant, they were friendly and kept...More

    Thank samintraveller2016
    Response from TOFF1111, Owner at Sani Lodge BackpackersResponded 13 April 2016

    Thank you for taking time to reflect on your stay with us. Loved your cheerful , positive outlook on life! We have never had a TV set in the Lodge except once in the restaurant oven the World Cup soccer in 2010 , as from...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Pool
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    • US$13 - US$28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • Sani Pass
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    Sorry no pets allowed here due to duiker and other wildlife on the property.
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    "Book early, only a limited amount of double beds available."
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    "Rondavels are quiet, cool, clean and peaceful"
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    "Honeyguide Cottage has the best view and sleeps 6 people."
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