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Shelly Beach, South Africa
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This stunning B&B is situated on a pineapple farm in the Ezulwini valley close to most of Swaziland’s main tourist attractions. The rooms (and beds) are huge with top quality linen. The bedroom has its own patio and seperate entrance and each 2 bedroom cottage has a shared lounge, kitchen and dining area, which is lovely as you can choose...

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Umdoni_BnB, Owner at Umdoni, responded to this review

Hi Judy...lovely to meet you both and thanks for the Fabulous review. So pleased you had such a great stay at Umdoni. Must agree with you...the early morning walk in the pineapples is always very beautiful. Hopefully one day we will visit you in your establishment? Regards jane.

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Located hidden in some pineapple fields but worth the search. Rooms very nice and very peaceful. We had a power cut but torches etc provided for the sort outage. Added to the adventure! Owner very helpful sorting out local restaurant. Breakfast good. A good place to stop off.

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Umdoni_BnB, Owner at Umdoni, responded to this review

Hi Nick, Thanks for staying with us at Umdoni. Am pleased you found us...hopefully you will stopover on your next trip for a bit longer. Jane.

Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful guesthouse located in Swaziland Rooms are well decorated Jane the owner with her husband is taking care of you Giving good advices for restaurants and places to visit Sumptuous breakfast A must in the area and very quite Take a breath on the way to Kruger

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Umdoni_BnB, Owner at Umdoni, responded to this review

Hi Jacques, Thanks you so much for your review. so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to you coming back again. Jane.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Umdoni during the bushfire festival. Upon arrival there was no electricity but our lovely host, Jane, gave us lamps that we could use for that short period. The rooms are very lovely, clean and spacious. Umdoni has exquisite gardens and a crystal blue pool. There is wifi that is accessible by the reception area. Jane kindly borrowed...

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Umdoni_BnB, Owner at Umdoni, responded to this review

Soo pleased you enjoyed your stay during the Bushfire Festival....and am pleased you so appreciated the garden and surrounds. Hopefully see you before the next Festival? Best Jane.

Haarlem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We stayed in umdoni for only 1 night. This was to short. We will come back and hope we can stay here again but for longer, umdoni is surrounded by pineapple plantation, and in the distance you can see the mountains. The sunset is lovely. The dogs are nice and the owner is very kind. We enjoyed our stay so...

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Umdoni_BnB, Owner at Umdoni, responded to this review

Carmen thank you for your lovely review. We enjoyed having you to stay and your enthusiasm. Look forward to you coming again for a longer stay next time? Jane.

Washington, dc
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Set on a lovely estate and pineapple farm, Umdoni is tranquil and quiet and blessed with beautiful gardens and friendly and accommodating hosts. By far the most comfortable and relaxing place we've stayed in Swaziland. Breakfast is freshly prepared and served outside on the terrace for a beautiful garden backdrop to a nice meal. Can't be more conveniently located for...

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Umdoni_BnB, Owner at Umdoni, responded to this review

Hi Nnenne...lovely to have you here again and to meet your parents and your absolutely gorgeous babe. so pleased you had a good stay at Umdoni and thanks for the lovely review. Hopefully see you again soon. J.

Petaluma, California
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for one night on our transit through Swaziland based on the excellent reviews. As always, fellow travelers are right on. Though we were confused on directions, we did manage to navigate thru the pineapple fields to be greeted by Yenzi who showed us to our lovely room. If I had to design a house and living quarters,...

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Lovely to have some Americans all the way from Wine country outside San Fran. so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.

Suffolk, UK
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Our third visit to Umdoni - the breakfasts prepared by Yenzi still make a wonderful start to the day. Comfortable accommodation with great hosts (Charles & Jane). The local area is developing so plenty to see and do. Good golf at Royal Swazi Sun and Nkonyeni.

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David and Lesley lovely to have you back at Umdoni. so pleased you enjoyed your stay....look forward to the 4th stay. Jane.

Lisse, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We stayed at the Umdoni Guesthouse for two nights at beginning of October. We stayed in their Phondo Suite. This very large room and it’s bathroom were very clean, nicely decorated, and quiet. Together with the Ntondozi suite this suite is located in a separate building in the large gardens of this beautiful compound. This building also offers a shared...

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Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

Umdoni is a lovely guest house consisting of spacious, tastefully decorated rooms. We enjoyed our one night stay in a beautiful comfortable room with a shared kitchen and lounge area. The room has a ceiling fan and aircon as well as a small TV with a few channels. Breakfast was excellent comprising fruit, bread, scones, eggs and really good coffee....

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Additional Information about Umdoni

Address: On MR18, 3km from MR103 | 26°31'12"S 31°13'36"E, Malkerns, Swaziland
Region: Swaziland > Manzini District > Malkerns
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“every room is nice!”
496carmenj, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Cottage closer to the main house has strong wi-fi. Signal does not reach the second cottage.”
Nnebulous, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Stay in separate cottage.”
DavidSuffolk_UK, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The Phondo and Ntondozi suites are situated in a separate house with their own entrance. The other two suites are located at the main house.”
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  • Bathroom of the Phondo suite.
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  • Bedroom of the Phondo suite.
CorTT, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“I traveled with my parents and my 2 children and we stayed in the cottage which has a living and dining room, kitchen, terrace and 2 bedrooms with each 1 double bed (king /queen) and 1 single additional bed. Having the whole place to our own was just fantastic!”
Geister_family, 13 Jan 2015 | Read review
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