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Semonkong Lodge

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Kloof, South Africa
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Really great stopover in Lesotho third time trip to Semongkong on adventure bikes most probably the best motorbike riding in the world absolutely stunning scenery and so many corners that you can actually get motion sickness on a bike. Rooms food and service all good and staff very helpful and accommodating.

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Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 24 January 2017

comfortable overnight stay in very clean and spacious rondavel. dinner ( slow roast pork belly) was very good..and homemade bread!. friendly staff except for reception staff . I experienced the reception staff as slightly arrogant, curt and not very welcoming.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Visited Semonkong Lodge in August 2016. Timing was great! Landed in Johannesburg from Singapore, rented a car and embarked on our journey to Lesotho. Made a stopover at Kroonstad before driving the next morning. Upon entering Lesotho from Maseru entrance, you can see the difference between South Africa and Lesotho, much more relaxed although we saw burning tyres at the...

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Maseru, Lesotho
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I found the homemade bread and the locally produced fries and lamp chops extraordinarily delicious. Kudos to the kitchen staff. The pub crawling in town on donkeys was hilarious 😂. Plenty of things to do and will be back.

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Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We arrived in lesotho with one night booked at katse dam hotel, when they said they were full we headed towards Semonkong as we heard it was awesome. We arrived hoping for a cabin or camp sight they were pretty fully booked (campsite very small) The staff were so helpful and friendly and bent over backwards to help us The...

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Pretoria
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Comfortable and beautiful! We had a great time at Semonkong lodge. If you go just a bit off the beaten track there are incredible views to explore. Service at the lodge is great, and the food is awesome too! We'll deginitely go there again! Highly recommended.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Semonkong was a breathtaking place to visit. The falls were beautiful and the lodge was fantastic. The food and service were outstanding. The lodge is around a two hour drive from Maseru and the views on the way are spectacular.

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Quint but local. If you are looking for a tranquil stop in Lesotho this is the place to be. Hiking trails and horse back tours available with guides. Waterfall close. Road a little bit steep in places.

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

This is a place of contrasts... an excellent private family owned hotel / lodge with a personal touch, clean and spacious rooms, excellent food, a well stocked bar and friendly staff right in the middle of rural Lesotho. This is commendable, considering the effort to maintain all of this so far from the city! Definitely worth a visit...

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Luderitz, Namibia
Reviewed 20 December 2016

A very interesting place with an outside area from where one can watch the passing parade of donkeys, sheep, goats and local people while sipping a cold Maluti. The rooms are in stone rondawels and most have a fireplace to keep warm in winter. Unfortunately we arrived late and could only get a room with a heater and I must...

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Address: 1 River Bend Road, Semonkong 120, Lesotho
Region: Lesotho > Maseru District > Semonkong
Number of rooms: 19
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“We stayed in the highest chalets with a lovely view.”
  • As you walk into you room....
JeanetteFox, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Have a rondavel.”
AdrianB144, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“rooms at bottom as very steep to upper rooms but view may be worth it”
petergG3737QG, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Obviously, you can request for the Rondavel on the ground but I guess you wouldn't have that kind of view then.”
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Vinzey, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“main camp which is cosy and close to river,,. Bungalows up hill have, good view, trek up the stairs is gruelling when you unfit”
Retiredtravellers852, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
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