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    Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa

    I, Port St Johns, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent73%
    • Very good20%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Conference Facilities
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Schotia Safaris Private Game Reserve
    238 reviews
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    1 - 5 of 961 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    The place was the best holiday we've ever had! The food, the staff, the tranquility! The view from our 33A Room! Such beauty and uniqueness! I doubt there is a place that surpasses this one in South Africa. True value for money. We were just...More

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    Thank Yanga S
    Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded yesterday

    Dear Yanga, Thank you so much for this wonderful review it really was pleasing to me that you had enjoyed your stay with us. With regards to complimentary drinks we only serve fruit juices at breakfast and then at all other meal times complimentary mineral...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    A gorgeous location, right on the beach and surrounded by stunning scenery. Great mountain bike and walking routes. Staff were very friendly and the Spa was amazing, overlooking and listening to the ocean.More

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    Thank GillSparrow
    Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Gill, Thank you so much for this kind review, wonderful to read that you had enjoyed your stay and thank you for the special mention of the staff and their friendliness as well as the Spa, certainly both very important to making sure of...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    What a special treat and spoil....we last visit 12 years ago on honeymoon and came back for our anniversary. We were spoilt and upgraded and just had the most wonderful stay. From rooms to food and staff it was amazing.

    Thank Rosanne800
    Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Rosanne, Thank you so much for this wonderful review, it was great to welcome you back for your Wedding Anniversary and hope we get to welcome you back again and again! Wishing all the very best, Graham

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I decided to choose Umngazi river Bungalow for my special occasion of proposing to my future wife. I opted for the Loerie Honeymoon Package and chose the Ntabeni deluxe spa suite to stay in, room 52 was allocated to me. The Venue and weekend was...More

    Thank BradJolliffe
    Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Brad, Thank you so much for this wonderful review, and of course congratulations again on your engagement. It was our absolute pleasure to host you in marking this memorable event in both your lives. I have passed on your sincere thanks to all concerned...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Everything was just perfect for our quick getaway. From the reception at the gate to the Spa and the special evening dinner, pleasant and respectful staff and engaging leadership. Always a great destination and getting better with time.More

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    Thank ClementChetty
    Response from GeneralManager81, General Manager at Umngazi River Bungalows & SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Clement, Thank you so much for this wonderful review, it was great to read how much you enjoyed your stay as well how much you appreciated your interaction with our Team. Thank you so much for the support and we look forward to welcoming...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 69
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Port St Johns
    • Also Known As
    • Umngazi River Bungalows Hotel Port St Johns ,
    • Umngazi River Hotel ,
    • Umngazi River Resort
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    Traveller (405)
    Room & Suite (87)
    Pool & Beach (51)
    Dining (32)
    Hotel & Grounds (243)
    Bathroom (18)
    Family and Play Areas (4)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    Nilsa R
    30 August 2017|
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    Response from vandenbergs | Reviewed this property |
    Contact the resort for availability. I believe you can fly in from Jhb and the resort picks you up from the airport. Please arrange the details with the resort. It is a stunning place.
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    CarriiG
    15 August 2017|
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    Response from kittykat015 | Reviewed this property |
    How old are your kids? If they are about 3 upwards then yes there is lots for them to do. They can watch Movies, there is an indoor play area for them so there is stuff they can do. We struggled with our 1 year old as... More
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    Lizell W
    16 March 2017|
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    Response from Condocat | Reviewed this property |
    The main roads getting to Umnagazi during the daytime are fine. The biggest challenge is the private road to the resort, approx 10-12km. It looked like a war zone. If your parents don't have a 4x4 they should not even... More
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    Room Tips
    "ROOM 51 and 52 have amazing views and Huge Rooms"
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    "Sea facing rooms are stunning."
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    "Sea facing rooms are spectacular but are a further walk from central amenities."
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    "Definitely go for a sea view room if you are on a romantic break. Or the bottom river view bungalows are..."
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