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Garden Route Game Lodge

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N2 | 5km after Albertinia towards Mossel Bay, Albertina 6695, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we checked in to the moment we checked out I had only one thought in mind: why is this hotel only rated 3 stars?! Hospitality, service, food and game viewing all excellent. Wow, and not to forget the views from our chalet :)

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GManagerGRGL, Front Office Manager at Garden Route Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this beautiful review. We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay, enjoyed the excellent food, Game Drives and the stunning views. Thank you for your comment about the excellent hospitality and service, we pride ourselves on our staff and their attentiveness and attention to detail. We look... More 

Paarl, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great 2 days at Garden Route Game Lodge.The service is very friendly and welcoming. Very child friendly. Great food. Value for money. Everyone at the lodge goes the extra mile for you to enjoy your stay! Highly recommended

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GManagerGRGL, Front Office Manager at Garden Route Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to rate and review our property, we are very appreciative of it. It is so great to know that you loved your stay with us and that our service was top notch! We pride ourselves on being Family friendly and it is really fantastic to hear that you and your family had... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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98 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Lodge comes highly recommended and for good reasons! The free standing chalets are small, but stylishly decorated with extra blankets. The game drives are suburb, with highly trained guides, guaranteeing to see all the animals, big five included. This lodge also contributes to the wildlife and communities, which makes your stay even more rewarding.

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GManagerGRGL, Front Office Manager at Garden Route Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at our lodge. We are so glad to know that you enjoyed your game drives with our guides as well as enjoyed staying in one of our beautiful Chalets. We pride ourselves on our staff and their attentiveness and attention to detail. Being a lodge, we do... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful 2 days after years of driving passed this Lodge! Friendly service [even a reduction offered when we pointed out our young daughter could not eat from the buffet], an excellent and very knowledgeable guide, particularly for bird lovers [thanks Tim for the hot water bottles too!] and magical fires to warm us as we sipped sherries and... More 

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GManagerGRGL, Front Office Manager at Garden Route Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mr Helfrich Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide that quality customer service, that our guests expect. We are glad that the situation was resolved effectively and that you were happy with the outcome. It is wonderful to hear... More 

Kuilsrivier, Western Cape, South Africa
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night only in the unique Chalets overlooking the spectacular green fields of nature. We had the best game ranger ever! Hannes! He was so funny and made special effort for us to see all the animals on the reserve. The variety of animals were unbelievable. The food at the restaurant was amazing, great service and quality.... More 

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GManagerGRGL, Front Office Manager at Garden Route Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear that you had a beautiful experience, enjoyed the accommodation, the spectacular green fields and nature and that the amazing food. We are pleased that you enjoyed the Game Drives with funny and knowledgeable Hannes and that you got to see all the animals. We are happy to hear... More 

Portrush, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the Chalets and while it was slightly on the small side it had everything you could possibly want and the shower was fantastic! The food was excellent with a wide variety of choice and the staff are very pleasant and helpful. I booked a couple of Spa treatments (very reasonable) and all I can say... More 

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GManagerGRGL, Front Office Manager at Garden Route Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this beautiful review. We are delighted to hear that you had a lovely time, that the shower was fantastic, the food excellent and that you enjoyed the surroundings. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the amazing Game Drives with knowledgeable and excellent Arie, whom managed to show you... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend surprised me with a trip to GRGL for my birthday and we had an amazing time. We spent two nights in one of the chalets (they upgraded us to a waterhole chalet), we went on 4 game drives and we also did the elephant encounter. The room was spotless, the food was delicious, our waitress for the weekend... More 

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GManagerGRGL, Front Office Manager at Garden Route Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you had an amazing time, enjoyed the accommodation and the delicious food. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the Game Drives and elephant encounter with informative Zaan and that Jonique made you feel at home. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near... More 

Singapore
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23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed with my family in June in a family room. It came with 2 extra beds and a box of toys to amuse the little ones. The room itself was large and the bathroom comfortable. Outside the room was a large grassed area for playing. There was a pool and two parks for the kids to swing, climb and explore.... More 

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GManagerGRGL, Front Office Manager at Garden Route Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this beautiful review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the comfortable rooms, the good food and the fabulous Game Drives with the informative and knowledgeable guides. We are delighted to hear that you saw plenty of animals and that the staff were friendly and helpful. We look forward... More 

Newburgh, New York
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27 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had an excellent time at the Garden Route Game Lodge. The staff was very helpful (i lost my SA to US power converter and they had a replacement) The game rangers were so entertaining and extremely bright. We were shocked at how cold it actually was at sunrise and sunset. Like 30f cold. Frost cold. But... More 

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GManagerGRGL, Front Office Manager at Garden Route Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that that you had an excellent time, that the staff were helpful, the guides entertaining and knowledgeable and that you enjoyed the Game Drives and got to see the elephants. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best Regards Megan Claassen More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

We had the most amazing time at The Garden Route Game Lodge. We stayed in one of the chalets and the room was so cosy and beautiful, the bathroom was spotless with the most stunning shower, hot with great water pressure. Our evening game drive was phenomenal, our Game Guide was Lumè and she was incredible, so informative and great... More 

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GManagerGRGL, Front Office Manager at Garden Route Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this beautiful review. We are delighted to hear that you had an amazing time and that you are looking forward to a return visit. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the cosy, clean and beautiful room, the phenomenal Game Drive and Cheetah sighting with informative Lume and the... More 

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