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“Outstanding relaxing weekend”
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Maguga Lodge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful location on the dam with breathtaking views. Love the animals roaming around. Staff was beyond amazing. Restaurant food was delicious and great variety. Cocktails weren’t great but minor detail.

  • Stayed: January 2018, travelled as a couple
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AnnaMcGinn, Public Relations Manager at Maguga Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are So happy you had a great time and hope you'll visit again.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night on the Campsite. No other guests. Everything was fine but not all campsites were clean. There was some rubbish left at Braai Areas. And no Water at the Taps on the campsites. But Ablution was very clean and tidy. Nice hot showers. Rand 170 per person and night is too much, sorry. Although the location is pretty cool...

  • Stayed: January 2018, travelled with family
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AnnaMcGinn, Public Relations Manager at Maguga Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, we are very sorry about the cleanicess of some of the sites and sorted that instantly, as that should not ever be the case.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Friendly and helpful staff. Awesome location, especially at the cottages.
Despite some temporary loss of electricity at the cottage due to a storm, which was sorted at no time, it was a very pleasant stay.

  • Stayed: December 2017, travelled with family
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AnnaMcGinn, Public Relations Manager at Maguga Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you had a good visit and hope to see you back again.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I have to agree with a previous reviewer - the noise from across the dam made for a sleepless night. Such a pity since the lodge was in a pleasant location to explore the area. We decided to check out a night early so that we could catch up with some sleep. The rooms are sparsely furnished but that's to be expected considering it was a budget hotel. Food in the restaurant was reasonable and the cappuccino was great!

  • Stayed: December 2017, travelled as a couple
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AnnaMcGinn, Public Relations Manager at Maguga Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so sorry about the noise from the neighbouring public site at the dam. Unfortunately it was the festive season and the public section of the dam (not Maguga Lodge) was being used by some rowdy people.

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Nice area, great for relaxation. Staff members were friendly, food is decent, very safe area, parking though was a bit far, boiling hot temperature during summer, it would be also great if they could provide mosquito repellent in each room

Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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AnnaMcGinn, Public Relations Manager at Maguga Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It was a hot festive season! Thank you for the idea of mosquito repellent, we will look into that, and/or mosquito nets.

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Address: Maguga Dam | South Bank of Maguga Dam, Piggs Peak, Swaziland
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Region: Swaziland > Hhohho District > Piggs Peak
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 Speciality Lodging in Piggs Peak
Price Range: HK$673 - HK$1,463 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Maguga Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 37
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Maguga Lodge sits in the heart of the Hhohho Region in Swaziland on the edge of the spectacular Maguga Dam. With comfortable accommodation: 36 en-suite rooms, 2 lakeside self catering cottages, lakeside camping and on-site activities: Boat cruises, fishing, hiking, cycling, beauty therapy, swazi culture. Maguga is the perfect place for a time out to experience Swaziland's Highveld Magic! Maguga Lodge also provide conference and entertainment facilities (with free WIFI of course) which are perfect for either business or personal entertaining. Just a short drive from Kruger Park, Mpumalanga and Mozambique, and close to Johannesburg, Maguga Lodge is an ideal stop on an itinerary for those wishing to explore the region. ... more   less 
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