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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Monwana just under two weeks ago. It was excellent in all the important ways: quality of game drives - and game walk, recommended - accommodation, food and atmosphere. Our guide - Ruan - and tracker ( I’m sorry but I have stupidly...More

Thank stoatUk
Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 24 November 2017

Hi there stoatUK, thank-you so much for leaving this review of your stay at Monwana Game Lodge. Such great news that you enjoyed your time with us, hopefully we'll see you back again in the near future. Take care.

Reviewed 16 November 2017

We spent three wonderful nights at Monwana Lodge. The accommodations were luxurious. The food was local, skillfully prepared, plentiful and delicious. Our hostess, Tammyn, was sweet, knowledgeable and very professional. She greeted us back from safari drives with cool cloths and a refreshing drink, answered...More

Thank gpwhitejr
Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 17 November 2017

Hi there gpwhitejr, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review for Monwana Lodge. I'm thrilled to hear that you had such a wonderful time with us and that the passion of your guide and tracker shone through. Looking forward to having...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017

We had 4 nights in the beautiful honeymoon suite. This is privately located with a wall of windows and large deck from which you could see passing animals (and even from the bed). Every meal and snack was top notch and I miss every one....More

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Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 30 October 2017

Hi Dorothy N, thank-you so much for leaving this review of your stay with us at Monwana Lodge. I'm thrilled to hear that you got to see Cheetah AND Wild Dogs with us, both rare sightings indeed. Take care.

Reviewed 19 October 2017

I never really believe excellent reviews but this one was on the mark! My family stayed here four nights last month and had an unbelievable time. Excellent guides (Thanks Doctor and Rennico), fantastic sights sounds (and smells), awesome food and a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Ideal...More

Thank karen1963black
Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 23 October 2017

Hi there karen1963black, thank-you so much for leaving this review. It's always so great to hear when guests have loved their stay with us. Hope to see you again at some point. Take care.

Reviewed 18 October 2017

We stayed at Monwana Lodge, Thornybush Waterside Lodge from 17th -22nd September for our Honeymoon (5 nights: 9 game drives). Our Lodge staff were fabulous and can't thank Ruan and Shelley enough. The cook was amazing and produced food catering to EVERY dietary need -...More

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Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 23 October 2017

Hi there PrincessBethany, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this detailed review! I am absolutely thrilled that you had such a wonderful time on your honeymoon, what a privilege for us to be part of it :) Looking forward to seeing you...More

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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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"small informal lodge with lovely team"
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