Maninghi Lodge Balule Holiday Home Accommodation near Kruger Park
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  • Property TypeHoliday Rental
  • Guests14
  • Rooms/Units4
  • Minimum Stay1-2 Nights

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Maninghi Lodge is a highly recommended guest house with self catering option, providing accommodation in Balule for tourists visiting the Valley of the Olifants region.

About Maninghi Lodge

Maninghi Lodge is settled on the banks of the mighty Olifants River in Balule Nature Reserve, which is situated in the Greater Kruger National Park.

The Lodge boasts an unparalleled, three kilometer view of the Olifants River and the Blyde Canyon mountains in the background, with Maninghi often playing host to scores of elephant, hippo, lion and other wildlife, which come to the river to slake the thirsts brought by the African sun.

Maninghi is family, couples and corporate-friendly, and the wide variety of activities around the area guarantees everyone is entertained.

Accommodation

At the main area, we offer 2 en-suite River View rooms and 1 en-suite Garden View room, which are tastefully decorated to suit the surroundings. Each offer a mini-bar, Aircon and a tea/coffee station. Wi-Fi is available throughout the property - FREE of charge, and can be accessed in the rooms. When booking the River/Garden View Rooms - you will have the pleasure of indulging in our delicious breakfast and localized dinner included in the rate.

This self-catering cottage is situated 500m downstream from the rest of Maninghi Lodge (Main Lodge). When booking the self-catering cottage, you book the entire area to yourselves, no other guests will join you. This can sleep a maximum of 6 adults and 2 children only within 3 separate units. The main unit boasts 1 en-suite bedroom for 2 adults, a lounge with 2 sofa beds (suitable for children up to the age of 10 years) and an open plan kitchen (with microwave, oven, fridge and freezer as well as all utensils, cutlery and crockery). This is the main unit for preparing meals and dining. The other 2 units are en-suite double/twin rooms (not recommended for children under 11 years if unaccompanied by an adult) and do not have kitchen facilities. All units have aircon, mosquito nets, fans and a private patio over-looking the Olifants River. There is a Boma area for you to utilize as well as a small splash pool to cool you down during the summer days.

Features Include

• Unrestricted viewing of the river
• Splash pool
• Wi-Fi access offered at an extra cost
• Accessible too many nearby exciting activity destinations
• Game drives, guided walks and tours are offered - contact your hosts about bookings

Additional Information

• Wood and beverages are available at the Lodge at an extra cost
• The Balule Game Reserve charges a conservation fee per person and a vehicle fee. Please enquire when booking for up-to-date fees
• Balule is in a malaria area: please consult with your doctor for precautionary measures

Dining

Maninghi lodge offers our guests a choice of top quality local and traditional meals using the freshest ingredients available. We like to keep our menus simple, providing home cooked hearty and filling food cooked over log fires under our open plan lapa or boma with panoramic views of the Olifants river.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Disabled equipped
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Transfers

  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Dutch

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

River View Self-Catering Cottage

The River View Self-Catering Cottage consists of three chalets. The main chalet has the kitchen facilities, a lounge with a sleeper couch and an en-suite bedroom. There is also a sun room with a single bed for a child. The other two chalets have an en-suite bathroom and sleep two guests each.

  • Additional bed / mattress  
  • Air-conditioning  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 8 guests (max 6 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

River View Room 1

Our River View room is tastefully decorated and boasts glorious views of the Olifants River. The room is furnished with a Queen-size bed and has an en-suite bathroom. There is a private patio, a coffee station and a fan.

  • Additional bed / mattress  
  • Air-conditioning  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

River View Room 2

Our River View room is tastefully decorated and boasts glorious views of the Olifants River. The room is furnished with a Queen-size bed and has an en-suite bathroom. There is a private patio, a coffee station and a fan.

  • Additional bed / mattress  
  • Air-conditioning  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Garden View Room

Our Garden View room is tastefully decorated. The room is furnished with a Queen-size bed and has an en-suite bathroom. There is a private patio, a coffee station and a fan. The fully furnished bedrooms include linen, towels and mosquito netting.

  • Additional bed / mattress  
  • Air-conditioning  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Guest Reviews

1 Review from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Very impressed. Location is exceptional. Warm welcome. Funny jokes shared by the host Paul and Victoria. Thumbs up.

September 2016

ntombifuthi (Richards Bay )

Need to Know

Response timeManinghi Lodge typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Hoedspruit Airport - 40km
Phalaborwa Airport - 50km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00 and 19h00
Check-out by 10h00

Arrivals after 19h00 will be escorted to the lodge and incur a late fee. All guests need to inform us of their arrival time and keep in contact during their journey should this change from what was previously mentioned.

Payment methods accepted by the propertyVisa, Mastercard, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since June 2015

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