Semonkong Accommodation, Lesotho

Semonkong Lodge offers accommodation in Lesotho, and is perfectly situated on the banks of the Malestunyane River. The accommodation, built of traditional stone and thatch, offers just the right balance of rustic elegance; with affordable & comfortable ensuite rooms, crackling fires & warm beds!

 En-Suite Accommodation (Rates Valid until 30th November 2018)

Please note: Long weekends, Christmas & Easter weekends are a minimum booking of 3 nights.
(Rates quoted in Lesotho Loti – LSL = same value as South African Rand – ZAR)

Stone & Thatch Standard Rooms
Twin rooms: LSL650.00 per person sharing per night (LSL1 300.00 per twin/double room)

Single Room: LSL800.00 per person per night

Children (Between 4–10 yrs): LSL300.00 per child sharing per night

Rondavels & Rooms with Fireplace

Twin room with fireplace: LSL650.00 per person sharing per night (LSL1 300.00 per double room)

Double room with fireplace: LSL650.00 per person sharing (LSL1 300.00 per double room)

Family room (3 bedded) with fireplace: LSL650.00 per person sharing per night

Single Room: LSL800.00 per person per night

Children (Between 4–10 yrs): LSL300.00 per child sharing per night

The following rooms are available:
2 x Twin-Bedded Room with Fireplace

5 x Twin-Bedded Rondavel with Fireplace

3 x Double Bed Rooms with Fireplace

6 x Double Bed Rondavels with Fireplace

2 x 4 Bedded Rondavels with Fireplace (1 x double bed + 1 x bunk bed)

 Thaba Tséhla Bunkhouse:

The dormitories are 2 ensuite rondavels, each with their own fireplace. Dormitory no 21 accommodates 8 pax and dormitory no 22 accommodates 6 pax, both dormitories with bunk-beds. The dormitory costs LSL250.00 per person sharing per night. Linen is provided but please bring your own towels. There is a communal kitchen should you wish to self-cater.

For all en-suite rooms, rondavels & dormitories with fireplaces, the first bundle of wood is free of charge (provided daily), thereafter more bundles are available from reception at LSL100.00 or LSL150.00 per bundle.


Room times:

Check-in        14h00 onwards

Check-out     10h00



We have a small campsite. There are camping ablutions with hot showers, plug points & a braai area. There are no kitchen facilities for campers.

Camping at the river: LSL150.00 per person per night

Camping – children aged between 4-10 years: LSL75.00 per child per night


Please Note: All prices are inclusive of a 14% VAT.
LSL = Lesotho Loti

Semonkong restaurant    Semonkong Duck and Donkey Tavern

Restaurant & Self Catering Kitchens


The-Duck-and-Donkey-Logo-1IMG_8120We have a fully licensed bar & restaurant. There is always a choice of menu with options for vegetarians. Should there be any special dietary requirements, we would appreciate knowing this in advance. Please note meal prices are subject to change without prior notification.

We source locally as much fresh produce as possible, some delivered on the back of a donkey! This includes freshly baked bread, organically grown vegetables & wild moroho (spinach) with locally farmed beans & potatoes too.

There are communal kitchens should you prefer to self-cater.


Meal times:

Breakfast        07h30-09h00

Lunch             12h00-14h00

Dinner            18h30-20h00


LSL50.00 – LSL170.00 per person
LSL50.00 – LSL230.00 per person
LSL50.00 – LSL350.00 per person

 Telephones & WiFi:

Lesotho Sim cards & airtime may be purchased either in town or at The Duck & Donkey Tavern. Telephone calls may be made at Reception during office hours only. The WiFi password is available from Reception at a small fee. This is satellite internet & therefore weather can affect the signal. The Lodge can NOT take responsibility for this. This is accessible within the Duck & Donkey Tavern Zone only. Please note that with all Apple devices there seems to be a log-in issue.