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Sondzela Backpackers

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary , Malkerns, Swaziland
Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.5
  • Wonderful Location
  • Brilliant Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

ONLY VISA or MASTERCARD ACCEPTED - all bookings made via other credit cards cannot be honored by the property and therefore will be cancelled

A safe and peaceful base to explore Swaziland, Sondzela Backpackers boasts a wide range of exciting activities, great value accommodation options and excellent facilities all within the stunning Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary: an Outdoor Lover's Paradise.

Available activities at Mlilwane Rest Camp include open game viewer drives, hourly/overnight horse safaris, Umphakatsi cultural village visit, stunning aquatic wildlife viewing, close encounters with plains game, self-guided hiking & mountain biking and big game day tours to Mlilwane's Sister Reserves; Hlane Royal National Park and Mkhaya Game Reserve.

Recently renovated, the excellent value accommodation options include camping, bunk beds and dorms, private Rondavels and private rooms set within a beautiful garden where warthog and Ostriches are often spotted. Facilities include a games room and Hog n Wart Bar, swimming pool, great-value home-cooked Venison dinners, communal TV lounge, kitchen & laundry area.

A FREE Sondzela Shuttle to and from the neighbouring Malandela's Restaurant and Internet Cafe and FREE entry with a Wild Card is also offered.

Please note:

Check in from 14.00
Check out before 10.00

Breakfast not included. Light cooked breakfast - cereal, toast, egg, juice, tea/coffee. Self-catering facilities available.

Payment upon arrival by cash (South African Rand) or credit card (Visa or Mastercard)
Cancellation policy: 24h advance notice

14% VAT included in Rates

EXCLUDED: Government Bed Levy ZAR7.50 per bed per night.

Conservation fee - ZAR55pp is applicable on entry to the park and is valid for the duration of your stay. Alternatively entry is FREE for Wild Card Holders.

All reservations accepted are subject to Big Game Parks reservation conditions.

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Room Summary

Tue 24th July 2018 - Fri 27th July 2018

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.8

  • Security 9.0

  • Location 8.8

  • Staff 7.8

  • Atmosphere 8.5

  • Cleanliness 8.3

  • Facilities 8.6


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    06 Jul 2018
    It’s a true 10 out of 10!
    Germany, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    30 Jun 2018
    Best backpacker hostel I ever went to! Highly recommended!
    England, Male, 41+
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    22 Jun 2018
    Peaceful place in a beautiful valley. Shuttle to nearby market dayly, leaving at 8:00 AM.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    24 May 2018
    We had a wonderful 1 night stay before attending Bushfire. Accomodation was clean and had all the facilities we needed. I would recommend staying here, especially if you have time to explore the park the next day 😊
    South Africa, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Parking
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Steam Room
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table

Awards

  • 2018

    1st, Country Winners Swaziland

  • 2016

    1st, Country Winners Swaziland

  • 2015

    1st, Country Winners Swaziland

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Things to Note

ONLY VISA or MASTERCARD ACCEPTED - all bookings made via other credit cards cannot be honored by the property and therefore will be cancelled

Please note:

Check in from 14.00
Check out before 10.00

Breakfast not included. Light cooked breakfast - cereal, toast, egg, juice, tea/coffee. Self-catering facilities available.

Payment upon arrival by cash (South African Rand) or credit card (Visa or Mastercard)
Cancellation policy: 24h advance notice

14% VAT included in Rates

EXCLUDED: Government Bed Levy ZAR7.50 per bed per night.

Conservation fee - ZAR55pp is applicable on entry to the park and is valid for the duration of your stay. Alternatively entry is FREE for Wild Card Holders.

All reservations accepted are subject to Big Game Parks reservation conditions.


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