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Founders Lodge by Mantis

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Sidbury Road Off N2, adjacent to Shamwari, Paterson, Sundays River Valley 6131 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful stay at Founder’s Lodge. Rooms very comfortable, delicious food.Fantastic sightings on our game drives. Lovely team running Founder’s couldn’t do more for you. Will definitely be back, hopefully soon

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Response from LeoniM74, General Manager at Founders Lodge by MantisResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at Founders. We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If the equivalent of "your person" was a place, it would be Founders Lodge by Mantis. We felt extremely at home here! 11 out of 10 for hospitality! The staff are absolutely amazing, so attentive and so accommodating. The rooms are absolutely INCREDIBLE! The décor...More

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Response from LeoniM74, General Manager at Founders Lodge by MantisResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your fabulous review of our "home" called Founder's Lodge. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope you will return again. From the Management & Staff at Founders Lodge

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great when all your staff work as a team ,reception to the gardiner Everybody was helpful, Tourguide on gameviews was great and great knowledge about game ,birds and plants. Would like to visit again Thanks

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

From the time we arrived we were treated like royalty! We could not have asked for a better place to spend our anniversary. Our overall experience was amzing, the game drives, food, decor and staff were excellent! We were even treated to a beautiful platter...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

This is the place that has everything. Amazing location, stunning views, excellent accommodation, fantastic staff and tremendous food. Then there is the Wildlife in 20,000 hectares! Local guides are superb and knowledgeable not only of the animals (you won’t be disappointed) but of the plant...More

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Response from LeoniM74, General Manager at Founders Lodge by MantisResponded 14 September 2018

Dear Neville, Thank you so much for your fabulous review! We are very pleased to hear yo had such a good time with us. We hope you and Cheryl enjoy the rest of your holiday in beautiful South Africa Many thanks, Christina, Dave and the...More

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Description
Founders Lodge was the private residence of Adrian Gardiner, founder and visionary of Mantis Collection and Shamwari Game Reserve. The lodge is situated on a 400 hectare reserve adjacent to and with direct access More to Shamwari Game Reserve, in the malaria free Eastern Cape of South Africa. Game drives are on the adjacent Big 5 Shamwari and guided walks on the Founders private 400 hectare reserve. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
USD 729 - USD 1,384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Paterson
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
USD 729 - USD 1,384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Sundays River Valley > Paterson
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Room & Suite (21)
Dining (10)
Pool & Beach (2)
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"Every Room is unique and is an absolute pleasure to stay in."
mandya865
3 weeks ago
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"All rooms have great views overlooking the bushveld."
gnoordzy
28 Jul. 2018
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"We were in a Contemporary Suite which was stunning."
n0rmanrussell
26 Jul. 2018
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"All the rooms were of the same excellent high standard...."
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17 Jan. 2018
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