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    Sondzela Backpackers

    Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Swaziland
    011 268 2528 3943
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    • Excellent53%
    • Very good33%
    • Average10%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    “game reserve” (7 reviews)
    “swimming pool” (5 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 55 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    This place is amazing. It's located in the middle of a Wildlife Sanctuary. It's great to spend here one or more nights to enjoy the atmosphere. Great also for hikes and bike rides. It's a bit far away from everything. So it's better to rent...More

    Thank PaoloAiello
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We were a big group of friends that pulled into Sondzela for one night. They have lovely facilities in terms of a bonfire area, lawn, pool, pool table, ping pong table etc. Only one of the bathrooms had a shower though, the others had baths....More

    Thank shanehodges55
    Reviewed 3 November 2017

    Sondzela is ideally located at the back of the Mlilwane Game Reserve. It's quiet and peaceful, but close enough to the main lodge for a variety of activities. Walking trails are everywhere, mountain biking, etc. I found the ladies working the desk to be friendly...More

    Thank Christopher N
    Response from Ann R, Public Relations Manager at Sondzela BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your lovely review - fabulous to hear you enjoyed your stay!

    Reviewed 19 September 2017

    I had a very good experience although some inconveniences not all applicable to the hostel. First of all let me say that despite in the booking it is written so, towels are NOT provided in the dorms! The staff is very kind and polite although...More

    Thank Monica M
    Response from Ann R, General Manager at Sondzela BackpackersResponded 30 September 2017

    Thank you for your lovely review, and apologies for the inconveniences. Your comment re the towel will be shared with our Operations Manager and will be considered.

    Reviewed 5 July 2017

    Perfect location (directly in the Mlilwane Reserve), very clean and not expensive! The dorm room is also nice and clean. We spent a wonderful evening, sitting by the fire not far from all the animals of the reserve. For a good price, you can even...More

    1  Thank Chloé B
    Response from Ann R, Public Relations Manager at Sondzela BackpackersResponded 9 July 2017

    A great review, thank you!

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    • Pool
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    • Free Parking
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    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • USD 14 - USD 25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 25
    • Location
    • Swaziland >
    • Manzini District >
    • Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
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    "Rondavels for a true Swazi Experience"
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    "The rondawels are a bit more private and the impalas tend to graze around them at night."
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    "If you want a chilled spot away from the main house a rondavel is the perfect option"
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    "Rondavel if into game viewing/privacy....."
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