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‘Nightmare’ service – 22 Responses to why you should avoid Bingelela Lodge in Bergville, South Africa

Why you should avoid Bingelela Lodge in Bergville, South Africa

“Good example of bad service and an internet marketing expert using social media to savage the holiday company’s reputation on Google” … Well spotted by Gavan in Bath, UK

Our social media expert says… The purpose of this site is to make sure visitors to the beautiful Drakensberg Mountain region of South Africa have a wonderful time, free from threat and conflict and abuse. Unfortunately, this means avoiding Bingelela Lodge and Restaurant, located on the R74 just outside of Bergville, South Africa.

It’s a shame, because most of the food was decent and the facility is nice. (Except for the repetitive high-pitched noise coming from a wall speaker that apparently signaled to the wait staff that a dish was ready from the kitchen.)

Here’s what happened to us, a party of 9, on Valentines Day 2012, at Bingelela Lodge. 

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