Overview of Mantis Founders Lodge

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2 outdoor pools, pool loungers
2 outdoor pools, pool loungers
Living area

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • All-inclusive
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationShamwari Game Reserve1 min walk
    Popular LocationAmakhala Game Reserve18 min drive
    Popular LocationLalibela Game Reserve26 min drive
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About this area


Mantis Founders Lodge is located in Paterson. While the natural beauty of Amakhala Game Reserve and Shamwari Game Reserve can be enjoyed by anyone, those looking for an activity can head to Bushman Sands Golf Club.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Shamwari Game Reserve - 1 min walk
  • Amakhala Game Reserve - 18 min drive
  • Lalibela Game Reserve - 26 min drive
  • Bellevue Forest Reserve - 40 min drive
  • Bushman Sands Golf Club - 53 min drive

About this property

Mantis Founders Lodge

All-Inclusive property with 2 outdoor pools and restaurant
This smoke-free resort features 2 outdoor pools, a restaurant and a fitness centre. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a rooftop terrace and concierge services are on-site. All 6 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and free minibar items. Other amenities available to guests include patios, separate sitting areas and room service (during limited hours).
Mantis Founders Lodge offers 6 forms of accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Rooms open to patios. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas and includes desks. This Paterson resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the in-room coffee/tea makers and free minibar items. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.
2 the outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

All-inclusive details

This property is all-inclusive. On-site food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Food and beverages

All buffet meals, snacks and local beverages included
In-room minibar (all beverages included)

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • All buffet meals, snacks and local beverages included
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Fitness centre
  • Game/wildlife drives
  • Game/wildlife viewing

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities


  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Rooftop terrace


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Climate control (air conditioning)


  • Bathrobes
  • Deep-soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Free minibar

Outdoor space

  • Patio


  • Desk
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Check-in from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 5 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 11 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 11 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

We should mention

Children 11 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Mantis Founders Lodge and receive a full refund?
Yes, Mantis Founders Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Mantis Founders Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Mantis Founders Lodge have a pool?
Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools.
Is Mantis Founders Lodge pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Mantis Founders Lodge?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Mantis Founders Lodge?
Check-in is from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Mantis Founders Lodge?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Does Mantis Founders Lodge provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Are there all-inclusive benefits at Mantis Founders Lodge?
Yes, the property is all-inclusive. All food and drinks are included.
Where is Mantis Founders Lodge located?
Situated in Paterson, this all-inclusive resort is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Shamwari Game Reserve and 9.8 mi (15.8 km) from Amakhala Game Reserve. Bushman Sands Golf Club and Lalibela Game Reserve are also within 20 miles (32 km).

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