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Hillcrest
Reviewed 3 January 2016

This was my second visit to Phinda Mountain Lodge. The first time my darling husband took me there for my 70th birthday. He passed away in 2013 and Christmas has never been the same since, so my daughter and I decided to spend Christmas at Phinda. I loved it the first time and this return visit was just as magical...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 26 December 2015

This was our second andBeyond experience. We had been at Ngala last year and had loved our stay so much that we wanted to return. We were a liitle bit afraid that the second time would not be able to keep up with the first experience but were proven to be wrong. We had heaven on earth. We loved the...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 29 November 2015

On arrival, from our car being whisked away by a personal valet service to fresh wet towels in the Zululand heat an iced drink and luggage arriving at our room promptly, we felt like long awaited guests and the staff were always willing to meet a request Special kudos to our private ranger Wessel for meeting a special health need...

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Stonington, Connecticut
Reviewed 9 November 2015

My wife and stayed for three nights at The Mountain Lodge and we were blown away by the experience on all fronts. Kudos to the staff for creating and managing such an amazing place. It's oure luxury, without going over the top, The game drives were outstanding, with just 6 guests in a open Land Cruiser, as well a a...

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Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Fantastic 4 days at Phinda Mountain Lodge. Spectaculair game drives, wonderfull service, great food. Saw cheeta families, lions, leopards, white and black rhino, elephants, buffalos, ... Thanks to Luke and Musso! Climax was the flight in a small Cesna to Jo'Burg.

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Florida
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Start with the cool wet towels and drinks upon arrival... move on to the short walk down the winding path to a private bungalow. The accommodations are stunning. Big king sized bed with overstuffed down pillows overlooking a seating area indoors and outdoors on a private deck. The enormous bathroom has a separate bathtub that also sits in front of...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 November 2015

After spending time in the Kalahari at Tswalu and at Rattray's at Mala Mala Phinda mountain camp just missed the mark. Don't get me wrong, it is very nice but not at the summit. The camp has 25 accommodations which is a little bigger than we like. The game was good, a lot of Rhino ( white and black )...

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Thank BandJ R
Washington DC
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Phinda should be an absolute must do for anyone that visits South Africa..We spent 2 nights at Kirkmans and 4 nights at Phinda Mountain Lodge and the combination was perfect! The rooms are essentially private cabins, which are spacious and cozy-- the beds are comfy with large bathrooms. The staff is wonderful, making sure you are very well taken care...

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Coimbatore, India
Reviewed 20 October 2015

On holiday with the family, we had a great time at Phinda Mountain Lodge. We stayed there for three nights and saw all of the big five including a kill by a lioness and a kill by a cheetah. The diversity and density of animals kept it exciting all through. Great service from the staff at the lodge and amazing...

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Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Phinda Mountain lodge is surrounded by the beautiful Phinda Game reserve. Professional and informative game rangers, an expansive selection of game including the big five, amazing bird life, excellent customer service and food - make Phinda a pleasure to visit. Personal one on one attention is provided to all guests from the game drives to hosting at dinners. If you...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Family Rooms
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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: $2,926 - $5,334 (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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“All rooms are beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles 369melissak, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“rooms 17,18 and 19 are the closest to the main dining area.”
 of 5 bubbles , 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Any of the spacious private suites will be to your very liking!”
 of 5 bubbles 192larryr, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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