"Very comfortable. Kitchen well equipped. Well serviced and lovely fresh scones in the morning.Betty and Mike looked after us very well. Loved the history of the property and of course the location. Drove the Pass twice in two days. Would definitely recommend and stay there again. "
"Great place to stay in the Southern Berg, especially if you want to tick Sani Pass off the bucket list. We stayed in the cottage which was clean, spacious and comfortable with a nice log fire. Cooking facilities were good but a degree of organization was required regarding kitchen working surface.
"Fantastic location, great host and hostess,rooms cosy and extremely well appointed.A great place for a break and for peace and quiet.Mike and Bettie will well look after you, and ensure your stay is one to remember."
"Beautiful scenery - would love to see it when its green. Cottages quaint thankful for the electric blankets enjoyed the history."
"We slept 1 night over as a base camp before going up Sani pass. Beautiful farm, nice fully fitted cottage with a Jetmaster fire place, oil and panel heater. High quality linen on the bed. The complimentary scones in the morning is an absolute delight!"
"Daily Scones Were a Treat,the staff were very friendly and it was the perfect location to get away and enjoy the beauty of the Drakensberg."
"Very peaceful. Friendly hosts. Warm, cozy accommodation. The bed was lovely. We enjoyed the long walks up the mountain and visits to the river. Warm scones delivered to the door by friendly staff, lovely! Thanks, it was most enjoyable."
"The house was big, clean and comfortable and we enjoyed the garden and the estate."
"A most beautiful setting and wonderful to have a few days without cell phones and TV. Betty &and Mike friendly and most welcoming. Warm scones each morning a special bonus! "
"We stayed at Mkomozana for two nights. The cottage and grounds were absolutely lovely. Very comfortable and the staff take great care of you. Would definitely recommend this place."
"A stunning and beautiful place! Clean, well kept, spacious and good service. Enjoyed the fire and the scones. Well worth coming back!"
"It was a very good historic experience with a lovely clean old time house with fireplace."
"The rose cottage is a nice and cute cottage for two persons. The environment is very beautifull. Also the skones we got evry morning made our stay well-worth."
"Rocco and I loved our stay at Mkomazana, the staff were friendly helpful and the scones every morning were a delight. We will be going back soon."
"The accomodation was beautiful and comfortable. Our group had a great time, and definitely think staying at the base of Sani pass is an excellent way to see the area. "
"It was wonderful and peaceful and the wine and scones (still hot!) were excellent. Thanks - we will be back - when it snows this time."
"A tranquil setting, in close proximity to the Sani Pass. A great place to relax. There is no cell phone network at the resort or TV."
"Mkomazana Mountain Cottages was an excellent place to explore the Sani Pass from, A beautiful tranquil setting, friendly staff, good fishing and excellent walks fro the property.
An excellent choice."
"It's all true: the bottle of wine, the scones, the friendly staff, etc., etc
On top of it you stay in THE most beautiful natural surroundings with an occasional and very modest sound bit produced by a passing car going up or coming down Sani Pass, just as a reminder you're still part of the '..."
"It is a lovely and romantic place, great value for money. Little bit far of central Drakensbergs but great for relax. the cottage is so romantic and the complimentary white wine bottle so kind.
thank you very much"
" It is a special place, worth the travel even if you don't go up the Sani. Friendly people managing the place who will go out of their away to assist, but without being in the way. Complimentary wine, roaring fireplace, early morning scones, great views, accommodation is tastefully furnished; border..."more
"Excellent venue and accommodation, one of the best self-catering venues we have been to. All the extra pampering (wine, scones) was really a wonderful surprise and it made the weekend even more special. Spectacular views of the Sani pass and mountains were the best!"
"The trip towards Mkomazana Mountain Cottages was already noteworthy, we experienced sun, mist and rain. From Joburg it is quite a ride but all very worth it. We were welcomed at 19h00 with a bottle of rose and some fire wood. The next morning the sun was out and we went for a stroll to discover the ..."more
"It was great!"
"What a lovely peaceful place not to mention the very friendly and always obliging host's Betty and Mike. Will definitely go back with my friends."
"We really liked it very much!! The Coot cottage was wonderful, the surroundings are great and the warm scones every morning at our doorstep: excellent!"
"Fantastic but as only one night and early start not able to really appreciate the cosy setting and peace. Will certainly be back and recommend to others .
"The environment was peaceful, my surroundings was quiet which made my stay wonderful. The accommodation itself was comfortable and the service was fantastic. I couldn’t find any fault and would certainly recommend."
"We had an excellent stay at Mkomazana Mountain Cottages and will most definitely consider staying there again. Beautiful and peaceful surroundings, magnificent mountain views and easy access to the Sani Pass. Mike and Bettie are doing a great job to make your stay a great one. The warm scones early ..."more
"We had a wonderful stay at Mkomazana. The birds, dams, river and cottages, were all beautiful and peaceful. We could not get enough of us exploring the place. Our walk up to the top of Salt & Pepper was breath-taking. Thank you to our wonderful hosts, Mike and Betty, as well as the staff, for the fr..."more
"Very beautiful place. The rooms were lovely. This is definitely the place if you're looking for a nice peaceful weekend."
"We stayed in Coot Cottage for the weekend of 8h and 9th of August. Loved the open plan area of our cottage and the fire place was an absolute bonus. Loved sitting out on the veranda looking out over the dam and mountains. Very tranquil and beautiful. The freshly baked scones were a treat every mo..."more
"Thank you for a wonderful stay. We would definitely go back and highly recommend it."
"We enjoy every stay at the lodge. Rose cottage is the best for that romantic getaway for two. It is difficult to find a getaway that comes close to the experience you get at Mkomazana. Thanks to Mike and Betty and the staff that make a memorable stay.
We will be back again.
"We had a good stay at Mkomazana Mountain Cottages. Would definitely recommend to others."
"We had a fantastic time at Mkomazana Mountain Cottages. Would definitely revisit and recommend to family and friends."
"I found Mkomazana Mountain Cottages to be quaint, comfortable and perfectly positioned right in the heart of the Sani pass mountains. Accommodation was affordable and comfortable and the early morning scones delivered direct to our door was a nice touch. We will definitely be back."
"We travelled in June 2013 and were very impressed with Mkomazana Cottages. It is so secluded, peaceful and wonderful. It can get really cold in winter but the cottage has a fireplace and is so cosy and romantic in the evening with the fire going. The cottage was clean and comfortable and the host..."more
"Our short one-night stay was thoroughly enjoyed before our great trek up Sani Pass the next morning. We were brought a basket of heavenly home-made scones at 8:00am to have with our morning coffee. Delicious and the perfect accompaniment to that first cup of hot coffee!!!!! The surroundings are beau..."more
"We stayed in Valley Cottage at Mkomazand Mountain Cottages in the southern Drakensberg in March 2013. It was only for one night but we wish it had been for longer. The cottage and surroundings were absolutely gorgeous. The cottage was so spacious and very nicely furnished and equipped. It was a ..."more
"Me and my girlfriend loved the Mkomazana Mountain Cottages as it supplied us with a great escape which took us outside of our busy city life.We enjoyed the homely touch which was added in our stay. :)"
"I had a very pleasant stay. The extra care taken, bottle of wine on arrival, hot scones, willingness by the staff to be helpful, laying a fire, all made for a home to home experience. Loved it, loved the people."
"Very nice cottage with all comfort needed in a gorgeous setting. Ideal for nature lovers or simply lovers.
"Mkomazana mountain Cottages nestle at the foot of Sani Pass in the Southern Drakensberg. The properties are steeped in history, very comfortable and fully equipped for self catering. We stayed in Stone House and enjoyed the elegant furnishings, wood fire and comfortable beds. The cottages are a gr..."more
"What a great find - we'll definitely be going back. The house had everything you could possibly need. The cleaning staff was friendly and efficient. The management were helpful and as for the warm scones in the morning, what a wonderful surprise!"
"Lovely, warm welcome. Valley House was super and the fresh scones every day much looked forward to. We had snow, which was brilliant and all in all we LOVED it. There will be a next time."
"Very friendly welcome, the stone cottage was clean and felt just like home. The very cold night was made comfortable by clean and warm bedding. The next morning we received hot scones, what a joy on a cold morning. Sadly we had to leave such a mountain wonder. But with a good nights rest we were abl..."more
"Very relaxing and a great way to get away from it all. Staff and Management made you feel welcome and at home from the minute you arrive. The location is stunning and is just far enough away from the nearest shops to make you hang up your keys and chill out. The cottage was cosy and good value."
"These cottages were well prepared, nicely organised and the staff were helpful. The wood fire was a great touch and receiving freshly baked scones every morning for breakfast was delicious! Stay here and relax and enjoy the tranquility of Drakensburg."
"We arrived at Mokonyana Mountain Cottages on a freezing late Monday afternoon where we were welcomed by Peter and Gill with smiling faces and a warm fire going in the reception area. We had a hearty warm chat in front of the fire and then we were presented a bottle of wine so we could relax after th..."more
"Quiet and relaxing with lovely views from the dam. After a day of exploring it was very relaxing to come back to the cottage. I was very surprised at the awesome view from the dam, something that could be emphasized more.
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"Not at all what I expected. We were pleasantly surprised and had an absolutely fantastic time. Betty and Mike were there to greet us on arrival. They made us most welcome. All the extra little touches, like the freshly baked scones every morning. On new years day a greeting card accompanied the scon..."more
"Coot Cottage was very well equipped and the bedding was outstanding. The electric blankets on each bed were a very nice surprise. The setting was just beautiful and peaceful. Next time we will definitely stay longer!"
"Lovely accommodation, in beautiful surroundings. Wish we had known about the freshly cooked scones every morning and then we wouldn't have taken any breakfast supplies with us. A really great place to chill out and do nothing but walk up a mountain or get lost in a good book! Thanks ever so much f..."more
"Reception was friendly, and owners gave good advice on activities and surrounding places. the accomodation was good and the tranquility great, despite the bad weather we had during our two days, from a birding point of view we still managed to spot several "lifers", (Olive Woodpecker nesting in an o..."more
"Mkomazana Mountain Cottages provides a wonderful, relaxed retreat in heart of the mountains. We stayed in the self catering unit - Stone Cottage. It provides stunning views of the mountains and is the perfect place to just sit back and chill. With a fireplace, veranda and its wide spacious rooms it'..."more
"Freindly management and staff and a beautifull place to be."
"When driving into the Mkomzana lodge we were surrounded by trees which made us feel relaxed instantly. The place where we stayed was lovely and just to hear all the silence that was around us with the birds whistling softly was great. I have been to self catering lodges before where you had to take ..."more