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Umbhaba Eco Lodge

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Front of property
Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Superior Double or Twin Room | Terrace/patio
Superior Double or Twin Room | Terrace/patio

Overview of Umbhaba Eco Lodge

Umbhaba Eco Lodge

3.5 star property
Riverfront lodge in Mbombela with outdoor pool and restaurant

8,4/10 Very good

10 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
The price is R2 220
Price available on 2022/12/04
R40 Road, 1 Km Outside Hazyview, Mbombela, Mpumalanga, 1242
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Communal living room
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Limited hour front desk
Feel at home
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fireplace
  • Premium bedding

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Kruger National Park - 22 min drive
  • Sabi Sands Game Reserve - 64 min drive
  • God's Window - 59 min drive

Getting around

  • Nelspruit (MQP-Kruger Mpumalanga Intl.) - 51 min drive
  • Skukuza (SZK) - 83 min drive


  • Wimpy - 4 min drive
  • Nando's - 4 min drive
  • Steers - 4 min drive
  • Food Court - 4 min drive
  • Nandos - 5 min drive

About this property

Umbhaba Eco Lodge

Enjoy your visit to Mbombela with a stay at Umbhaba Eco Lodge. After having fun at the outdoor pool, you can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Other highlights include a terrace and a garden.


Afrikaans, English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 48 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests with dietary restrictions or food allergies should contact this property in advance.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge

What to do

  • Safari nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pool loungers


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Communal living room
  • An outdoor pool


  • Afrikaans
  • English

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Electric kettle

Sleep well

  • Down comforter
  • Premium bedding
  • Memory foam mattress

What to enjoy

  • Deck or patio
  • Fireplace

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 100 for adults and ZAR 50 for children (approximately)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for ZAR 300.0 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Umbhaba Eco Lodge Lodge
Umbhaba Eco Lodge Mbombela
Umbhaba Eco Lodge Lodge Mbombela

Frequently asked questions

Does Umbhaba Eco Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Umbhaba Eco Lodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Umbhaba Eco Lodge?
As of 01 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Umbhaba Eco Lodge on 04 December 2022 start from R2 220, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Umbhaba Eco Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Umbhaba Eco Lodge?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Umbhaba Eco Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Umbhaba Eco Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Umbhaba Eco Lodge?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
What is there to do at Umbhaba Eco Lodge and nearby?
Umbhaba Eco Lodge has an outdoor pool and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Umbhaba Eco Lodge?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that offers local cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Steers (2.1 mi), Food Court (2.1 mi), and Coffee Shop (2.2 mi).
Does Umbhaba Eco Lodge have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a deck or patio.
What's the area around Umbhaba Eco Lodge like?
Umbhaba Eco Lodge is located by the river. Popular attractions include Kruger National Park, which is 22 minutes away by car.

Overall score and ratings


Very good




Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Joyce, 3-night trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Mpho, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great hotel to start Panorama Route or Kruger Park
Wonderful hotel to stay at as launching point for Panorama Route or to get into Kruger National Park. Great rate, rooms were clean, and staff was very friendly and helpful. Restaurant had decent food, and they packed our breakfast for us the next morning so we could leave on our adventure early. It was far better than the rest camp we stayed inside Kruger.
1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Wedding anniversary
It was awesome to return to our honeymoon destination 18 years ago. It is still a wonderful setting. The room and food was excellent.
Stephan, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

A fair stay
The bed was too hard. Didn’t appreciate the 2nd hand used face cloths (not professional at all). The WiFi was awesome & fast. The pool was not as it was in the pics (dream sold). They should sell more variety at the bar in terms of drinks
Nelson, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Maxwell, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

My stay was cool ,I enjoyed every moment of my stay at umbhaba eco lodge ,all staff will treat you like a human being with smiles all the time, the manager was so sweet and helpful, front desk staff always smiling ,Barman was always smiling, not forgetting all the kitchen guys ,Harold is always helpful and smiling, launderette magogo was always cleaning and changing linen as required,Room 21 ,I will definitely come back, the TV and the Fridge is required in the rooms urgently pls,also very important is shade for the cars at the parking ,is extremely urgent ,our cars were always under the scorching sun,,lastly you must also consider putting a pave from the gate to the reception ,then umbaba lodge will be complete,Maxwell Sikhwivhilu ,SA
Maxwell, 2-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

:( We tried to cancel........did not let us. Even if we wanted no reimbursement
2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Awesomeness 🤗
It was amazing, the environment itself is perfect and the staff is awesome, very nice people, very welcoming and friendly
Meyo, 2-night trip
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