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3.8 out of 5from 51 reviews for Dinonyane Lodge Birders Paradise
Cleanliness
3.6/5
Service
4.0/5
Location
3.9/5
Safety
4.2/5
Value for money
3.6/5
Boniswa N - Dec 2023
Overall rating
Cleanliness
1/5
Service
2/5
Location
2/5
Safety
3/5
Value for money
3/5
Boniswa N
Individual traveler

Unpleasant.

There was spider web on each corner, on the roof and inside the basin cupboards. Only 1 hanger in the room. We arrived Friday, left Saturday morning until after 17h00. They did not clean the room nor take out the dust, which was full from takeaway boxes. Now the whole room was smelly as we walked in on Saturday evening.

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Hi Boniswa,
I sincerely apologise for the spider webs that you found in your room. My cleaners always go through the rooms in the mornings when we know someone is coming in, but one thing people must realise is that this is the bushveld. We try our best but the spiders seem to try harder. The issue with the single coat hanger, I can understand and will rectify it. My cleaners are not allowed in the room unless you specifically arrange it with me. I have to be present when they do that to avoid any other problems, like clients complaining about missing items. But thank you for bringing these matters to my attention. We strive to improve and hope that the next time you visit, you'll find that we took your words to heart.
Sincerely, Dinonyane Lodge

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Anonymous Guest - Apr 2023
Overall rating
Cleanliness
1/5
Service
2/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
1/5
Anonymous Guest
With friends

Weak.

No water (only repaired next day 07:00), room full of cobwebs, ie they need to step up their QC. Place has a lot of potential.

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Nasstasja V - Mar 2023
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Nasstasja V
Family with young children

Baie lekker atmosfeer.

Dit was baie lekker, maar kan nie te veel sê nie, want ons was maar net vir 1 aand daar.

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Very nice atmosphere.

It was very nice, but can't say too much because we were only there for 1 night.

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Lucy B - Nov 2022
Overall rating
Cleanliness
2/5
Service
1/5
Location
3/5
Safety
1/5
Value for money
1/5
Lucy B
With spouse/partner

Teleurstellend, lugversorger en TV buite werking. Slegs een bedlampie en kanttafeltjie, ook buite werking!

Die twee plastiekstoele was baie ongemaklik. My man se stoel het gebreek en hy het op die vloer te lande gekom. Die toilet het gelek, ons wou die deur toemaak om geluid uit te doof, maar die deur het geen handvatsel gehad nie! Lugversorger, TV en bedlampie buite werking. Minderwaardige stoele wat jou veiligheid bedreig. Glad nie waarde vir geld nie.

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Disappointing, air conditioner and TV out of order. Only one bedside lamp and side table, also out of order!

The two plastic chairs were very uncomfortable. My husband's chair broke and he landed on the floor. The toilet was leaking, we wanted to close the door to muffle the sound, but the door had no handle! Air conditioner, TV and bedside lamp out of order. Inferior chairs that threaten your safety. Not value for money at all.

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Goeie more Lucy. Ons is baie jammer om van julle slegte ondervinding te hoor. As julle dit genoem het sou ons dadelik werk gemaak het van die situasies. Om jammer te sê bied ons vir julle een nag gratis verblyf mid week. Kontak ons gerus om te bespreek.

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Gerhard G - Jun 2022
Overall rating
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
3/5
Gerhard G
Individual traveler

Heerlik en aangenaam.

Die klein foutjies wat daar was is onmiddelik reggestel en selfs met loadshedding is daar voorsiening gemaak vir krag en daar was die hele tyd gratis WiFi wat uitstekend gewerk het. Ek sal die plek met graagte aanbeveel.

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Delicious and pleasant.

The small mistakes that were there were immediately corrected and even with loadshedding, provision was made for power and there was free WiFi the whole time which worked excellently. I would gladly recommend the place.

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Dankie Gerhardus vir die terugvoer. Dit was baie lekker om julle by ons te he. Hoop ons sien julle gou weer.

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Stephus D - Nov 2020
Overall rating
Cleanliness
1/5
Service
1/5
Location
3/5
Safety
3/5
Value for money
1/5
Stephus D
With spouse/partner

Teleurstellend.

Die kamer was vuil en het spinnerakke oor die kopstukke gehad - duidelik nie skoongemaak nie. Geen water in pype en geroeste pype laat jou vuil ruik na 'n stort. Linne was stukkend en geskeur.

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Disappointing.

The room was dirty and had cobwebs over the headboards - clearly not cleaned. No water in pipes and rusty pipes leave you smelling dirty after a shower. Linens were broken and torn.

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Tommy S - Dec 2019
Overall rating
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
5/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Tommy S
Family with young children

Baie lekker in die bosveld. Kliëntediens was uitmuntend.

As wil wegkom van die besige stadslewe en soek na rus, vrede en die natuur, this the place to go.

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Very nice in the forest. Customer service was excellent.

If you want to get away from the busy city life and look for rest, peace and nature, this the place to go.

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Dear Tommy,

Thank for the positive review. It was a pleasure to accommodate your family.

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Luoise D - Dec 2019
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Luoise D
Family with young children

Dit was heerlik en rustig.

Ons verblyf by Dinonyane Lodge was so lekker en rustig. Die kos is fantasties. Die diens is vriendelik en hulle help graag. En die voëltjies se geselskap maak dit sowaar 'n tyd om te onthou.

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It was lovely and peaceful.

Our stay at Dinonyane Lodge was so nice and peaceful. The food is fantastic. The service is friendly and they are happy to help. And the birds' company really makes it a time to remember.

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Baie dankie vir die terugvoering, Luoise. Julle was wonderlike gaste en ons sal altyd plek he vir julle. Eens weer baie dankie. Vriendelike groete, Dinonyane Lodge.

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Erika E - Oct 2019
Overall rating
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
5/5
Location
3/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Erika E
With spouse/partner

Lekker geslaap.

Eienaar was baie behulpsaam.

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Slept well.

Owner was very helpful.

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Baie danie vir die terugvoer Berendina, hoop ons sien julle weer en dat ons volgende keer 5sterre in alles kan kry.
Groete
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Marius F - Sep 2019
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Marius F

Baie lekker en bekostigbaar.

Was besigheid in die area en akkommodasie was binne ons begroting.

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Very tasty and affordable.

Was business in the area and accommodation was within our budget.

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Baie Dankie vir die terugvoer Marius, hoop ons sien julle weer.
Groete
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Masetla S - Jul 2019
Overall rating
Cleanliness
1/5
Service
2/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
1/5
Masetla S
With friends

The price wasn't worth the accommodation.

The price I paid is too high for that lodge. There is no DStv, small, old screen, the cleaning wasn't arranged properly. The facilities were poor.

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Petro V - Jul 2019
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Petro V
Individual traveler

Absoluut fantasies!

Dit was regtig wonderlik, pragtige natuur, stilte en gawe mense met vyfster verblyf. Ek gaan binnekort terug.

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Absolutely fantastic!

It was really wonderful, beautiful scenery, silence and nice people with five star accommodation. I'll be back soon.

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Dinonyane Lodge Birders Paradise 's response

Beste Petro,

Baie dankie, jou kuier hier by ons was wonderlik. Ons sien uit na jou volgende besoek.

Laat dit goed gaan met jou.

Groete,
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Neels G - Jun 2019
Overall rating
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Neels G
With spouse/partner

Baie lekker gebly.

Ons het baie lekker gebly. Eddy se ontbyt met vars gebakte brood was uit die boonste rakke.

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Very nice stay.

We had a very nice stay. Eddy's breakfast with freshly baked bread was top notch.

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Dit was net 'n plesier. Baie dankie vir die resensie.
Hoop om jul gou weer te sien.
Eddie

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Adriaan N - Jun 2019
Overall rating
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
5/5
Location
4/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
3/5
Adriaan N
Family with young children

Goeie basiese verblyf om Bosveld te ontdek!

Heerlik gebly by Dinonyane tydens Bokkieweek - dis ideaal geleë naby Naboomspruit. Slaapkamer effens aan die klein kant en kombuis kan doen met ‘n bank of stoeltjies.

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Good basic accommodation to discover Bosveld!

Lovely stay at Dinonyane during Bokkieweek - it's ideally located near Naboomspruit. Bedroom a little on the small side and kitchen could do with a sofa or chairs.

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Baie dankie vir sulke positiewe terugvoer. Ons is baie bly julle het dit geniet. Ons hoop om julle gou weer te sien.

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Anonymous Guest - Oct 2018
Overall rating
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
3/5
Location
3/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
3/5
Anonymous Guest
Family with teenagers

Everything didn't work.

Aircon and bedside lights did not work. Neighbors chattering on the porch was disturbing as it is at your front door.

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Zelda B - Oct 2018
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Zelda B
With spouse/partner

Dis so rustig daar, awesome plek om te rus.

Die eienaar en ontvangs regtig gasvry. Vra net as jy enige iets kort en hulle bring. Regtig rustig plekkie om te bly. Baie mooi tuin. Sal weer daar gaan bly naby gholfbane vir die wat graag golf speel.

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It's so peaceful there, awesome place to rest.

The owner and reception really hospitable. Just ask if you need anything and they will bring it. Really peaceful place to stay. Very nice garden. Will stay there again near golf courses for those who like to play golf.

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Dankie vir julle vriendelikheid. Julle was aangename kuiergaste en het lekker gesels. Ons is bly julle het lekker uitgerus hier by ons en hoop ons sien julle gou weer.
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Samuel P - Sep 2018
Overall rating
Cleanliness
2/5
Service
3/5
Location
3/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
3/5
Samuel P
Family with young children

Average. Nothing like the website.

Last minute booking. Thanks for late night snacks on Friday night.

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Dinonyane Lodge Birders Paradise 's response

Thank you for the review. I would just like to know your average rating that it is nothing like the website. Is the website different to what you expected and received on the Lodge the weekend?
Regards

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Theresa M - Sep 2018
Overall rating
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
3/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Theresa M
Family with young children

Rest and calm for the soul.

We had a lovely time at the lodge. Lots of birds to see, so take your camera. Must try the "Boere" breakfast. Take a book to read and relax.

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Dora J - Aug 2018
Overall rating
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Dora J
Family with young children

Baie gerieflik en kinders was veilig en genoeg speelplek.

Ons het oorgeslaap op pad na 'n troue. Alles was gerieflik en dit was lekker om te weet kinders was veilig. Ook heelwat om kinders besig te hou. Ons kon ook rustig braai.

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Very convenient and kids were safe and enough space to play.

We stayed over on our way to a wedding. Everything was convenient and it was nice to know that the kids were safe. Also a lot to keep the kids busy with. We were able to enjoy a braai.

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Patrick C - Jul 2018
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
4/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Patrick C
With spouse/partner

Heerlik, ontspannend.

Dit was heerlik om in die natuur te wees, baie voëls, ontspannend op die stoeppie. Al wat verbeter is miskien 'n paar ekstra TV-kanale vir die aande. Baie dankie.

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Delicious, relaxing.

It was lovely to be in nature, lots of birds, relaxing on the veranda. All that could be improved is maybe a few extra TV channels for the evenings. Thank you very much.

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Anonymous Guest - Jul 2018
Overall rating
Cleanliness
1/5
Service
3/5
Location
2/5
Safety
2/5
Value for money
1/5
Anonymous Guest
Family with young children

Sorry, but the stay was not quite what we expected.

In general, the lodge offers a lot - swimming pool, lapa, restaurant, etc. The unit was spacious and the beds good. What bothered me was the following: 1. The unit was full of cobwebs - in the shower, bedside lamp, room. 2. Bath is not in good condition - scuffed and discolored. 3. Shower head was clogged - rust had to be sanded off and holes poked open. 4. Water smells like rust and is colored light brown - boiler is also a good indicator. 5. No microwave in unit. 6. Lodge is 21km from Naboomspruit and not 16km as indicated - Information according to "Distance Calculator".

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Adelle W - Jul 2018
Overall rating
Cleanliness
2/5
Service
3/5
Location
3/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
1/5
Adelle W
With friends

Kamers lyk glad nie soos op webwerf nie, skoon, maar nie die hoë gehalte linne soos beskryf nie.

Die kamers was netjies, maar die wit, en hoë gehalte linne wat in hul webwerf genoem word was nêrens te sien nie. Inteendeel was daar swart en grys beddegoed en navy handdoeke in die kamer. Verder was daar vriendelike diens en die ligging was soos genoem.

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Rooms are not at all like on website, clean but not the high quality linen as described.

The rooms were tidy, but the white, high quality linen mentioned in their website was nowhere to be seen. On the contrary, there were black and gray bedding and navy towels in the room. Furthermore, there was friendly service and the location was as mentioned.

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Baie jammer as u die verkeerde indruk gery het van die webwerf af. Dankie vir die eerlikheid dit word opreg waardeur. Sal n punt daarvan maak om te gaan kyk na die webwerf

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John W - Jun 2018
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
John W
With spouse/partner

Rustige plaaswerf atmosfeer.

Ons het die rustigheid baie geniet, en sal Dinonyane Lodge voorstel aan enige iemand wat wil wegbreek en sorgvry wil rus. Die eienaars is vriendelike gashere wat die tydtjie by hulle kosbaar maak. Ons sien uit om weer te gaan kuier in die toekoms.

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Quiet farmyard atmosphere.

We really enjoyed the tranquility, and would recommend Dinonyane Lodge to anyone who wants to get away and rest carefree. The owners are friendly hosts who make the time with them precious. We look forward to visiting again in the future.

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Baie dankie, dit word opreg waardeer en dis altyd lekker as die gaste dit geniet.
Julle is altyd welkom en dit was net so aangenaam om julle hier te gehad het

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Monique P - Apr 2018
Overall rating
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
5/5
Location
4/5
Safety
3/5
Value for money
5/5
Monique P
With spouse/partner

Oulike plekkie.

Baie oulike plekkie, ons was aangenaam verras.

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Cute little place.

Very cute place, we were pleasantly surprised.

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Baie dankie Monique ons wil graag hoor van julle as julle dit geniet het, julle is meer as welkom hier by Dinonyane sien julle gou weer

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Louis A - Apr 2018
Overall rating
Cleanliness
3/5
Service
4/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Louis A
With spouse/partner

Gemaklik en gerieflik.

Het by Dinyane Lodge oornag na 'n troue in die omgewing en dit baie bekostigbaar en gerieflik gevind.

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Easy and convenient.

Stayed overnight at Dinyane Lodge after a wedding in the area and found it very affordable and comfortable.

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Baie dankie vir jou review Louis, ons hoop om jou sommer gou weer te sien.

Groete,
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Anonymous Guest - Apr 2018
Overall rating
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
3/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
3/5
Anonymous Guest
With spouse/partner

Overpriced for standard amenities, compared to other places we've booked.

See stars.

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Raymond P - Mar 2018
Overall rating
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Raymond P
Family with young children

Very peaceful place to stay.

Very nice peaceful place to stay. Good location and friendly hospitality. Needs a bit more kitchen utensils for the self-catering unit.

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Dinonyane Lodge Birders Paradise 's response

Hi Raymon

Thank you for your reply we appreciate your feedback.
Please let us know what extra utensils we should put in the self-catering units.
We always strive to make our guests happy.

Hope to see you soon.

Kind Regards,

Magriet

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Lorna B - Oct 2017
Overall rating
Cleanliness
2/5
Service
1/5
Location
3/5
Safety
2/5
Value for money
1/5
Lorna B
Family with teenagers

Extremely disappointing.

When we arrived there Eddie informed us that he had had no electricity for 4 days and was using a generator. Due to this, we had no hot water, could not use the bar fridge in the room and I had to throw away around R150 worth of food due to this. The generator could only support lights and not much else.

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Dinonyane Lodge Birders Paradise 's response

Dear Lorna,

The weekend that you checked in - 13 October 2017 to 14 October 2017 - the lodge was indeed without electricity. Not due to a fault at Dinonyane Lodge, but due to an electrical pole that burnt down and the local municipality was on strike at that time. They promised to have the electricity restored by the 13th of October, the day you checked in. At the time the owner, Mr. Du Plessis, didn’t deem it necessary to inform the guests as he was promised that the electricity would be restored on the same day.

Regarding the R150 worth of food you had to throw away, we apologise for that. You were, however, most welcome to address your concerns with management and ask them if there weren’t a way to keep the food refrigerated. They would have gladly assisted you in any way possible.

I believe we have done everything in our power to provide a comfortable and pleasant stay as we would not gain anything by purposefully making things difficult for our guests.

I sincerely hope you will take the afore-mentioned information into consideration and not punish Dinonyane Lodge for a clear misunderstanding.

Kind Regards,
Magriet

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Anel L - Oct 2017
Overall rating
Cleanliness
2/5
Service
2/5
Location
1/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
2/5
Anel L

Onaangenaam.

Ek het gereël ons gaan eers na 20:00 inboek. Daar was niemand om ons te help toe ons arriveer nie. Het darem ons sleutel op toonbank sien lê. Ek het gevra vir 'n ekstra bed. (ek het betaal daarvoor), maar het geen beddegoed (net stuk lap was oor matras gegooi) gekry of ekstra handdoek nie. Geen warm water nie. Het die volgende oggend gehoor die krag was al af vir 4 dae - eienaar kon ons ten minste net laat weet het die aand toe ons self ingeboek het.

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Unpleasant.

I arranged to check in at 20:00. There were no-one to help us when we arrived. Luckily saw the key lying on the counter. I asked for an extra bed (payed for it), but no bedding was provided (just a piece of fabric covering the mattress), neither any towels. No warm water. Learned the following morning that the power has been out for 4 days. The owner could at least have notified us the night we checked in.

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Die aand wat jy ingeboek het, 13 Oktober 2017 - 14 Oktober 2017, was die eienaar en nog van die gaste in die eetsaal. Almal het gewag to 1 uur die oggend op jou koms. Die volgende oggend het ons gesien dat jy self ingeboek het. Weereens hoekom het jy nie kom kyk waar die bestuur is of een van die dames in ontvangs nie. Al die ligte het gebrand en mens kon duidelik hoor dat daar mense in die eetsaal is waar jy tog moes verby stap. Rakende die elektrisiteit. Die lokale munisipaliteit het Meneer Du Plessis verseker dat die krag nog die vrydag aand sou aan wees. Daar het 'n paal afgebrand en die Munisipaliteit het gestaak, so Meneer Du Plessis het hulle woord gevat en dit nie nodig geag om al die gaste in kennis te stel van iets wat heel moontlik nie nodig was nie. Ons is hier vir ons gaste, hoe laat of vroeg ookal. Rakende die ekstra bed wat jy gevra in die eenheid gesit moet word, ons vra onverskoning daarvoor, die dame wat in beheer was van die kamers is 'n waarskuwing gegee want dis nie ons standaard nie. Ons stel altyd ons gaste eerste, dit was net 'n misverstand wat dadelik reggestel kon word indien jy net met die eienaar gepraat het. Ek hoop dat jy dit sal in ag neem en nie Dinonyane Lodge straf vir 'n duidelik misverstand nie. Vriendelike groete, Magriet.

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Merinda K - Oct 2017
Overall rating
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
5/5
Location
3/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Merinda K
With friends

Dit was baie rustig! ’n Baie aangename ervaring algeheel.

Dinonyane is baie geskik vir besoekers wat na rus en vrede smag! Die eenhede is so geleë dat mens baie min van ander besoekers sien. Die maaltye was uitstekend en die bestuur uiters vriendelik en behulpsaam. Daar is baie voëls alhoewel nog nie so volop soos in reënseisoen nie. Ons sal beslis weer gaan!

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Very peaceful! A very pleasant experience overall.

Dinonyane is very suitable for visitors who long for peace and quiet! The units are located in such a way that you don't see much of the other visitors. The meals were excellent and the management friendly and helpful. There are many birds, though not as abundant as in the rainy season. Will definitely go again!

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Johan O - Sep 2017
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Johan O
With spouse/partner

Baie baie lekker en rustig.

Baie aangename personeel en pragtige kuierplek.

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Very, very nice and relaxing

Very pleasant staff and beautiful entertainment area.

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Lizette B - Jul 2017
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
4/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Lizette B
With spouse/partner

Heerlik gebly.

Sien sterre.

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Had a wonderful stay.

See stars.

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Anonymous Guest - Jul 2017
Overall rating
Cleanliness
1/5
Service
4/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
2/5
Anonymous Guest
Family with teenagers

Staff are very friendly and helpful but the accommodation is not quite up to standard.

Vehicle is parked about 100 m from cottage. It is difficult especially if you have to carry a lot of luggage. The self-catering units have no seating inside - which makes it very difficult if you want to eat or hang out, especially in winter. There was no TV either. Although the staff were very friendly and helpful, the unit was also not 100% tidy. One shower and the stove didn't work properly and the oven was very dirty.

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Elriette M - Jul 2017
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
3/5
Safety
3/5
Value for money
4/5
Elriette M
Family with teenagers

Owners very friendly.

Enjoyed stay. Just a little bit far out of Naboomspruit.

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Denniss V - Jan 2017
Overall rating
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
3/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Denniss V
With spouse/partner

Goeie waarde vir geld.

Sal weer Dinonyane Lodge besoek.

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Value for money.

Will visit Dinonyane Lodge again.

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Cecilia D - Dec 2016
Overall rating
Cleanliness
3/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
3/5
Value for money
3/5
Cecilia D
With spouse/partner

Rustig.

Dankie aan Oom Eddie, hy het sy beste gedoen om ons tuis te maak voel. Het 'n heerlike, rustige tyd gehad.

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Tranquil.

Thank you Oom Eddie, he did his best to make us feel at home. Had a lovely, tranquil time.

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Marietjie V - Oct 2016
Overall rating
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Marietjie V
With friends

Waarde vir geld met persoonlike omsien na jou behoeftes.

Sien die sterre.

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Value for money with personal attention to your needs.

See the stars.

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Ray D - Jul 2016
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Ray D
On business

Dinoyane provided the perfect base for a group of American students to conduct geophysical research work in the region.

I was host of a group of American students conducting geophysical research work in the region as part of a "research experience for undergraduates" programme. Dinoyane provided the perfect base: clean, comfortable, secure and relatively cheap. The lapa provided an excellent venue for cooking and socialising. The manager and staff were attentive to our needs.

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We have taken over in Oct 2019 and hope to see you again soon.

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Nellie K - Apr 2016
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
4/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
3/5
Nellie K
With spouse/partner

Heerlik.

Baie vriendelike mense en diens.

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Delicious.

Very friendly people and service.

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Rulize V - Mar 2016
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
4/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Rulize V
Family with young children

Baie lekke!

Dinonyane is 'n lieflike plek met baie vriendelike en behulpsame mense. Hulle het ons tuis laat voel. Was 'n lieflike gesinswegbreek.

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Lots of licks!

Dinonyane is a lovely place with very friendly and helpful people. They made us feel at home. Was a lovely family break.

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Agatha B - Mar 2016
Overall rating
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
5/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Agatha B
Family with young children

Rustige paasnaweek met die hele gesin, ouma en kleinkind.

Die kamers en badkamers was ideaal vir ons behoeftes. Die daaglikse skoonmaakdienste was goed, behalwe dat dit baie laat in die dag geskied het. Al die personeel was baie vriendelik, betrokke en behulpsaam. Die muskiete was egter werklik 'n probleem. Miskien kan bespuiting van geboue oorweeg word, aangesien dit nie te veel skade aan die natuur sal aanrig nie. Die koelte by die self-sorg eenhede is ook 'n probleem in die oggend. 'n Mens kan omtrent dit nie in die oggende daar uithou nie. Miskien kan snelgroeiende of groot bome aangeplant word? (Soos die koeltebome by die ander eenhede.) Die aande om die kampvuur was egter baie lekker en ontspannend. Die toeter by die kafee is werklik irriterend. Miskien kan 'n voltydse persoon daar diens doen? Nietemin 'n baie genotvolle naweek!

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Peaceful Easter weekend with the whole family, grandmother and grandchild.

The rooms and bathrooms were ideal for our needs. The daily cleaning services were good, except that they were done very late in the day. All the staff were very friendly, involved and helpful. However, the mosquitoes were a real problem. Perhaps spraying buildings could be considered, as it would not cause too much damage to nature. The coolness at the self-care units is also a problem in the morning. One can hardly stand it in the mornings there. Maybe fast growing or large trees could be planted? (Like the shade trees at the other units.) However, the evenings around the campfire were very nice and relaxing. The horn at the cafe is really annoying. Maybe a full-time person could serve there? Nevertheless, a very enjoyable weekend!

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Natasha V - Mar 2016
Overall rating
Cleanliness
1/5
Service
3/5
Location
2/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
2/5
Natasha V
Individual traveler

Heel uitgerus.

Ideaal vir iemand wat nie veel wil doen nie, behalwe rustig wees.

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Very rested.

Ideal for someone who doesn't want to do much other than relax.

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Ntombi M - Sep 2015
Overall rating
Cleanliness
3/5
Service
3/5
Location
1/5
Safety
3/5
Value for money
5/5
Ntombi M
With friends

Fairly pleasant.

It was a fairly pleasant stay, the agent was very friendly. Great hospitality and peaceful environment.

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Gregory G - Sep 2015
Overall rating
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
3/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Gregory G
With spouse/partner

Clean and neat.

Clean and neat with excellent birds in the gardens. The website was a bit misleading. The website offers a restaurant which was closed while we were there. It also says there is coffee and tea in the room, which was not the case. Other than that, it is a wonderful birding destination.

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Leonard N - Sep 2015
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Leonard N
With spouse/partner

Was heel lekker dankie! Baie vriendelik en goeie ligging.

Het lekker ontspan in die stilte van die bosveld.

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Was very nice thank you! Very friendly and good location.

Relaxed in the silence of the forest.

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Shanri H - Apr 2015
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Shanri H
Family with young children

Dit was net 'n plesier om daar te kon wees.

Almal by Dinonyane Lodge was baie vriendelik en hulpvaardig. Ons verblyf was regtig aangenaam. Als was skoon en netjies.

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It was just a pleasure to be there.

Everyone at Dinonyane Lodge was very friendly and helpful. Our stay was really pleasant. Als was clean and tidy.

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Jo-anne K - Feb 2014
Overall rating
Cleanliness
2/5
Service
4/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
2/5
Jo-anne K
With friends

Rather cramped chalet - especially the kitchen area.

The owners were very helpful and friendly. The proximity to Nylsvlei was a plus.

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Elsie J - Jun 2013
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Elsie J

Goed

Goeie diens, en veilig.

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Well

Good service, and safe.

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Luc V - Sep 2012
Overall rating
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Luc V
With spouse/partner

Good

Lovely location, felt very safe.

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Matshidiso P - Jul 2012
Overall rating
Cleanliness
2/5
Service
4/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Matshidiso P
With spouse/partner

The place is a great getaway from the city's busy atmosphere

We had overall a good stay - the only negative was the small spider webs under the bed and by the bedside lamp.

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John D - Nov 2011
Overall rating
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
John D
With friends

Had very pleasant stay on edge of bird reserve with excellent service from owners.

Dinonyane Lodge is ideally situated on the edge of Nylsvley, one of the top birding sites of South Africa. It was a pleasant base for a few days with good accommodation and a splendid garden and facilities.

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  • Capacity: 55 people
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 17:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: Farm Boekenhout, Boekenhout, Naboomspruit, 0561, Limpopo
  • All ages welcome
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