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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What an amazing experience this was! Besides the great story behind the park, the lodge is just beautiful and the view fantastic. The staff is without exception very friendly. Our ranger & tracker were great during our safaris and walk. Very insightful. They tried to accommodate all of us. We very very much liked all the little surprises during our...

1Thank Jay B
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

1st Game safari but had been on the bucketlist for a very long time since a young girl watching Daktari series on black and white TV... was recommended Phinda and only Phinda by a Sth AFrican friend after attending a conference near Capetown.. it was AMAZING ! from the time I entered the reserve then arrived at the Mtn Lodge,...

1Thank RuthH27599
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! Phinda Mountain Lodge is everything you'd wish for and more. Great food, excellent staff, especially Presence, the Manageress, who treated us royally. The Safari was awesome - Jonty and John were our Driver and Tracker - what a wonderful team they were so knowledgeable & full of passion. One day, hopefully we'll be lucky enough to go back. 5...

Thank BigSmoke85
Loughborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were fortunate enough to spend two amazing days here. We had previously been on a safari holiday but in the Kruger Park and had thought that was very good, - but, at Phinda it was on a whole new level. The drives out were incredible. We had a superb ranger called Matt and the most brilliant...

1Thank lizm54
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for 3 nights on my own before a visit to my parents in Umhlanga. I have been to quite a few game lodges and they all have their own character. Mountain lodge is relaxing, understated, excellent staff, and delicious food. The rooms are lovely but not over the top. The ranger and tracker were enthusiastic and knowledgable....

2Thank Fi_B111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time to a game reserve! Will never forget. Perfect place offering the full 5 start experience Staff/lodging/food was unbelievable. Trackers and rangers were very informative and found us plenty of animals. Morning ammaretos were great! Loved the place

Thank mattalford1
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We spent two nights each at the two safari camps - both places were most enjoyable but definitely had slightly different experiences. The good news is that you'll have a great time at either camp - accommodation, service levels etc. are high at both. Phinda is physically much bigger - three times the size of the area that most guests...

Thank TheRainIn
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We went for our honeymoon and stayed in one of the mountain lodge suites. From the moment we were picked up from the airport until the moment we left, every detail was taken care of. The food was plentiful and amazingly delicious. On the morning and evening game drives there was a break for drinks and snacks where we were...

Thank Amanda P
Port Douglas, Australia
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We had three nights at Mountain Lodge and loved it. Even though we were there during one of the worst droughts they had experienced in many years, the game viewing was excellent. Clive, our Ranger, was terrific and the relationship between all Rangers and Trackers was professional, but fun. Our room was wonderful, the main Lodge spacious and great views...

Thank Lucy S
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Reviewed 22 October 2016

My husband and I stayed at andBeyond Phinda Mountain Lodge for 3 nights due to our 4th wedding anniversary. Words wouldn't be enough to describe the time we spent there! We came back home full of amazing memories and already planning to go back to this unique place. The staff is fantastic! Our ranger Clive and our tracker Pat were...

Thank Juliana B

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With wraparound views of the ancient Ubombo mountain range, Mountain Lodge balances itself majestically above its panoramic surroundings. The 24 suites scattered along the mountainside offer complete privacy and luxury. There's no end to the choice of taking in the view - spacious verandas with private plunge pools and layered guest areas each provide their own magnificent outlook. Delicious Pan African meals are enjoyed in the dramatic stone and reed boma, lit by the warm glow of dozens of candles and lanterns. ... more   less 

Additional Information about andBeyond Phinda Mountain Lodge

Address: Phinda Private Game Reserve, Phinda Private Game Reserve 3960, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Phinda Private Game Reserve
Price Range: RM3,298 - RM4,695 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Phinda Mountain Hotel Phinda Private Game Reserve
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“they're all amazing...you do need to take antimalarials.. very LOW risk but not NO risk..in that area...”
 of 5 bubbles RuthH27599, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Steep paths would make the Mountain Lodge a poor choice for people with mobility challenges.”
 of 5 bubbles TheRainIn, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room near the main Lodge if you have mobility trouble”
 of 5 bubbles lucys17, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are exceptional,we had a large group and everyones rooms were amazing”
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“Room 12, 14 & 19 ~~~~ all great!!”
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