From R95 per Unit

Ramabanta Lodge

From R95 per Unit

 

Overview

In 1939, John Thomas Thorn, (Baas Jan - Lion of the mountains) who traded in Roma, was invited by Chief Ramabanta (Father of the Belts) Api, to build a trading store on the cliff-edge, overlooking the Makhaleng River valley.This was a Frontier Post, there being no other trading stores between Ramabanta and Qacha's Nek in the east.
The Thorn family of Roma and McCarthy family from Maseru, joined forces in 2003 to convert the residential area of the trading post into a tourism destination and so Ramabanta Lodge was born.The Lodge, 70km from Maseru, the last 15km being gravel, is an ideal stop-over on your way to Semonkong. Wonderful view of the Thaba Putsoa Range, breath taking hikes and pony rides, a place to find one's self and relax.
Ramabanta Lodge is the focal point of all 4x4 ing and off-road motor biking in Lesotho.The Lodge hosts annually the service point for the Roof of Africa Rally that traverses some of the most difficult trails in the world.Ramabanta is situated on the road to Semonkong, 55km away from the Guiness Record highest abseil Waterfall in the world (212m)

Facilities

    Room Facilities

  • Disabled
  • Non-Smoking
  • Satellite TV
  • Small Pets

    On Site Facilities

  • Airport Transfers
  • Baby-sitting
  • Bar
  • Children Allowed
  • Conference Rooms
  • Laundry
  • Restaurant
  • Secure Parking
  • Self Catering

    Local Facilities

  • Biking
  • Entertainment
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Shopping/Curios
  • Tours

Rates

Additional Rates Info:
children 50 % 4 to 14 years No single supplement is charged Meals by arrrangement

Backpackers

Sleeps 3

Rooms with 3 single beds in each. Shared ablution facilities. Kitchen & braai areas available

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2015   R 175        
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December 2015   R 175        

Camping

Sleeps 1

good facilities shady mountain views

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2015   R 95        
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December 2015   R 95        

Rondawels

Dinner, bed and breakfast included.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2015       R 575   R 575
February 2015       R 575   R 575
March 2015       R 575   R 575
April 2015       R 575   R 575
May 2015       R 575   R 575
June 2015       R 575   R 575
July 2015       R 575   R 575
August 2015       R 575   R 575
September 2015       R 575   R 575
October 2015       R 575   R 575
November 2015       R 575   R 575
December 2015       R 575   R 575

Self catering in Stables

Sleeps 2

twin bed, en-suite rooms with kitchenettes

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2015       R 325   R 325
February 2015       R 325   R 325
March 2015       R 325   R 325
April 2015       R 325   R 325
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October 2015       R 325   R 325
November 2015       R 325   R 325
December 2015       R 325   R 325

Stables d.b.b. with dinner

Sleeps 2

Dinner, bed and breakfast included.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2015       R 575   R 575
February 2015       R 575   R 575
March 2015       R 575   R 575
April 2015       R 575   R 575
May 2015       R 575   R 575
June 2015       R 575   R 575
July 2015       R 575   R 575
August 2015       R 575   R 575
September 2015       R 575   R 575
October 2015       R 575   R 575
November 2015       R 575   R 575
December 2015       R 575   R 575
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Rates last updated: 18 January 2015
  • Booking Reliability
  • Response Rate: 93%
  • Average Response Time: 34 hours
  • Cancellations after payment: 0%
  • This establishment does not have credit card facilities.

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Sleeping-OUT's Guest Satisfaction Award. Based on reviews of establishments in Ha Ramabanta, Ramabanta Lodge has been voted Best Establishment in Ha Ramabanta for 2017Sleeping-OUT's Guest Satisfaction Award. Based on reviews of establishments in Ha Ramabanta, Ramabanta Lodge has been voted Best Establishment in Ha Ramabanta for 2016

Location

Ha Ramabanta, Lesotho, 100

Map Ramabanta Lodge in Ha Ramabanta  Maseru (District)  Lesotho

Guest Comments

Some guests in the camping site does not have consideration for other guests in the lodge. They disturb the peace with loud music all through the night. We suggest that there should be rules regarding this.
- Steyn Van Aardt

An oasis of good accommodation in a desert of dodgy places. The approach to Ramabanta is misleading. Our hearts sank as we drove down the baboon path to the lodge, but once there we were very pleased with the beautiful garden stretching out around us. The rooms were spacious and clean. We had a bit of trouble with the gas heater, but Mpho sent Speedy the handyman and all was well.
We were not given the Self catering acc we had booked, however Mpho came to the rescue and supplied us with all the necessary for a braai on our doorstep. We had the dinner one evening, somewhat bland and price quite steep for the tour group food that we got. Rather do your own thing. All in all one of our best stayovers (2nights) in Lesotho.

Make sure that people are placed in the accommodation they booked. According to Mpho they only receive a list with names.
Improve on the evening meals which are too expensive R225 pp for a very mediocre meal.

- Annelie Potgieter

We had a most enjoyable stay of 3 days. Staff were friendly and efficient.Weather was perfect,
- David Fortune

We loved our one night stay at Ramabanta Lodge. We would have stayed longer if I had known it was so nice. Gardens and landscapes are beautiful, it is very quiet and everything was nice. Staff was helpful and nice too. We really spent a great day there and we would recommend it warmly to other travelers.
- Montmartin Fabrice

We had a lovely stay on the Saturday.
Peaceful and quiet, although a large group had a party and made noise until early hours of Sunday morning.
A little disturbing.
The Service was excellent and Mpho was a star, very helpful.
Unfortunately our guests from Germany had no hot water for a shower on Sunday morning, no gas. Should have been checked beforehand. We will definitely be back, next time for 2 nights to unwind.

- Margaret Hofmeyr

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