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Sani Mountain Lodge

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  • Excellent30%
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  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Up and down Sani from Monatsa to Sani Mountain Lodge this is our first time in Lesotho from Monantsa border post you in a different world till you get to the A1 best road we have ever seen then we went to AFRISKI ski lodge...More

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1  Thank markhsaul
Response from SaniMountainLodge, Public Relations Manager at Sani Mountain LodgeResponded 15 June 2018

Hi There Mark, thank you very much for the review. It is a pleasure to get good feedback from our guests. Please let us know should you need any help planning your routes for the next trip. Kind Regards, The Sani Mountain Lodge Team

Reviewed 7 May 2018

Our stay at Sani Mountain Lodge was fantastic, after gruelling hike up the pass with howling wind against us. Lodgings were toasty warm and comfortable. Dinner and breakfast at the Lodge, were great, with excellent menu choice. My only misgiving for hiker ( and all...More

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1  Thank Ros113
Response from SaniMountainLodge, Public Relations Manager at Sani Mountain LodgeResponded 15 June 2018

Hi There Ros, thank you for the great review. It's always a pleasure to get good feedback from our guests. We hope to see you for a 5th visit. :) Kind Regards, The Sani Mountain Lodge Team.

Reviewed 5 May 2018

We have a very good stay at the Lodge even though it was for on night only. The trip up the Sani Pass was always on our bucket list so the stay at the Lodge became the cherry on top ! The food was great...More

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Thank Ralph C
Response from SaniMountainLodge, Public Relations Manager at Sani Mountain LodgeResponded 15 June 2018

Good Afternoon Ralph, it is such a pleasure hearing that you were able to tick us off your bucket list and that it was a pleasant experience. :) We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, The Sani Mountain Lodge Team.

Reviewed 4 May 2018

I stayed at the backpackers from 23-26 April to acclimatise to the altitude for my race competing in the Ultra trail Drakensberg to be held on 27 April 2018. The charge to drive up and down Sani Pass of R880 is expensive but understandable. But...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

We booked accommodation in the backpackers lodge and paid upfront. When we arrived and viewed the rooms we asked reception if we could cancel the booking with full refund. The receptionist and manager on site agreed to this. They signed the reservation form to confirm...More

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Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Free Parking
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Hotel Style
#1 Quiet Hotel in Sani Pass
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Hotel Style
#1 Quiet Hotel in Sani Pass
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (297)
Room & Suite (49)
Dining (29)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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suebaxter2018
9 July 2018|
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Response from SaniMountainLodge | Property representative |
Hi there Sue, as long as the passport is still valid at date of entry and exit, you should be fine.
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estiestander
20 February 2018|
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Response from anndK7319BH | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The trip up takes about two hours with the photo stops. There isn’t much to do at the top unless you like walking - walk along top of mountain for some spectacular shots of the winding road you have just travelled... More
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"Rooms 1 and 5 are the better ones at the backpackers."
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"don't let them book you into the room they use for guides accommodation if you can help it especially if..."
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"Bungalows might be nice but far to expencieve"
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"We assume that the smaller rooms would actually be warmer, stay away from the large rooms as they do not heat..."
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