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Premier Resort Mpongo Private Game Reserve

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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
Premier Resort Mpongo Private Game Reserve, only 35km from the popular coastal city of East London, offers visitors a one-of-a-kind experience of game viewing and true South African hospitality. Home to elephant, lion, buffalo, giraffe, numerous antelope and bird species, Mpongo Private Game Reserve offers a unique blend of luxury and wildlife experiences on more than 3500 ha of conservation land. Enjoy a day, weekend or a whole week at this magnificent reserve in the heart of the Eastern Cape. With its rolling hills, river valleys and luscious surroundings, it caters to the heart of even the keenest eco-tourist. Huberta Lodge : 5 Standard Rooms | 1 Deluxe Room Indlovu Lodge : Communal Lounge, Dining Room, Pool 18 Standard Rooms | 1 Superior Room | 2 Dormitories River Lodge : Communal Lounge, Fireplace, Lapa, Pool 10 Deluxe rooms | 1 Suite | 3 x 2 Bedroom Chalets Umthombe Bush Villa : Communal Lounge With Fireplace, Pool 3 King Rooms | 2 Twin Rooms Property facilities
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Free Parking
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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East London Airport22 km
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We only stayed for one night at the well appointed River Lodge. Mpongo has the most friendly and helpful staff! The little welcoming touches in our rooms was such a nice gesture. The food was delicious too. Cosmos and his team are the true gems...More

Thank claudiapatiencep2018
Response from StayPremier, Front Office Manager at Premier Resort Mpongo Private Game ReserveResponded 11 August 2018

Dear Claudia. Thank you for your feedback about your stay. We are very grateful that your stay at Mpongo was a great one. I will pass your compliments to the staff for their service. Please let us know on your next planned holiday break to...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely stay at Mpongo, I would definitely return here. The staff is very welcoming, friendly and helpful. The views are amazing. We stayed at the River Lodge Suit, amazing 180° views of lush green surroundings and Kudu at your door step.More

Thank Yolanda M
Response from StayPremier, Guest Relations Manager at Premier Resort Mpongo Private Game ReserveResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you for your review Yolanda - so glad you enjoyed your stay at The River Lodge. Hopefully when you return you can try one of the new lodges - there are some great pics on the website, juts to whet your appetite. Please like...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I booked for a two night stay at this Game Reserve. Because of busy and stressful last months, we just booked the accommodation and no Game Drives, so that we hoped to enjoy the peace and quietness. The welcome was a little...More

1  Thank josb575
Response from StayPremier, Front Office Manager at Premier Resort Mpongo Private Game ReserveResponded 5 April 2018

Good Day Jos, Thank you for your feedback. We would like to apologize for the late response as we had technical issues with the platform. We regret that you had challenges during your stay. All the issues you have mentioned in your feedback have been...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Super place!!!! מקום פשוט מדהים. חווה ענקית בגודל של כל הגליל שיש בה מגוון עצום של חיות. בעיקר נהנינו מהג'ירפות. חדרים מדהימים - במיוחד אלו ליד הנחל. ממליצים בחום! We enjoyed the river rooms, Game Drive with Shown, stuff attitude is amazing, breakfast and dinner...More

Thank Shaul
Response from StayPremier, Guest Relations Manager at Premier Resort Mpongo Private Game ReserveResponded 13 March 2018

Dear Shaul, nothing like hearing wild animals at night - its a real connection to Africa. So glad you enjoyed your stay. I hope you will return soon with your family. In the meantime, follow us on Facebook for updates and news at the Reserve:

Reviewed 21 March 2017

We stayed two nights in the river lodge and it was the best experience of our trip which was a month long. The accommodation was fantastic and the animals came right up to the patio area so we could sit on the bed and watch...More

1  Thank nigel s
Response from StayPremier, Public Relations Manager at Premier Resort Mpongo Private Game ReserveResponded 9 January 2018

Hi Nigel S - what a stroke of luck to have animals came right up to the patio area so you could sit on the bed and watch them. Thank you for the kind review - hope to see you back soon! #staypremier

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26 March 2015|
Response from StayPremier | Property representative |
Dear Zimkhitha, apologies for the late reply but your question seems to have slipped past us. In terms of your question: are you wanting to know how many people we can accommodate for a conference, event or accommodation? If... More
Room Tips
"Room 8 , Definitely"
29 Aug 2016
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"Ask for the River Lodge"
26 Jun 2016
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"I stayed at the river lodge--"
31 Mar 2016
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1 Feb 2016
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US$49 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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