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Umkumbe Safari Lodge

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Paid Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We stayed at Umkumbe for 4 nights on our first safari experience. I couldn't be more pleased with the choice of lodge (recommended by our tour company). From the welcoming check-in experience, we knew it would be great. The room was well appointed and exactly...More

2  Thank AthensAmanda
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

This place was strongly recommended by various family members and we absolutely understand why. This place is wonderful, in the middle of the bush with bucks and monkeys wandering around and a view over the Sabie river. The personnel is very friendly as well as...More

2  Thank Eline P
Reviewed 7 February 2018

What an experience! I picked it randomly for my 1st safari and it was beyond my expectations. Friendly staff , especially the tour guides and trackers, nice food. Relaxing pool and lounge between 2 game drives.

1  Thank chocolat240_12
Reviewed 20 December 2017

We couldn't have asked for a better first safari experience at Umkumbe! The accommodations were excellent, our room was nicely decorated and spacious. Outdoor shower was a fun touch! AC worked well when it got hot out. The food was good, had quite the variety...More

1  Thank suku34
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Although I have been to many safaris in many african countries, this is the first time I went to a budget lodge and must say it was wonderful! The lodge is located right in front of a river so, with luck, you are able to...More

2  Thank Xuxudevizinha
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Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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Pool
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
USD 519 - USD 629 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
USD 519 - USD 629 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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italiangirl2020
26 May 2018|
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Response from 674brettt | Property representative |
Yes our reservations office can arrange transfers from the airports to Umkumbe return for you. And we do cater for vegetarians as well.
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Bridget H
15 April 2018|
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Response from 674brettt | Property representative |
Hi Bridget Yes all meals are included in the rate. You will have a light breakfast before morning game drive, then a brunch when you return and then a light lunch later in the day, followed by dinner in the evening after... More
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vbnet
4 November 2017|
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Hi - yes there is. Regards
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"Close to the main lounge"
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"The price was part of the tour. Hard to judge overall expense on that basis."
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"River view"
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"Some cabins face the river which we thought was nicer than those that face the bush."
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