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Garden Route Game Lodge

3.0 of 5 N2 | 5km after Albertinia towards Mossel Bay, Albertina 6695, South Africa
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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Garden Route Game Lodge, is a nice place to stay and there we had a pleasant stay here. Its a good alternative to go, if you want to go on a game drive and don't have the time to go all the way to the big national parks. You can see all the big five here. Our ranger was very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly enjoyed our stay. The only thing I can recommend is there be more channels for one to watch, but hey, we shouldn't be watching tv anyways. That's about it, which goes to show that I really could not fault the game lodge. Bianca Denton (I'll be writing a blog about our stay soon, so keep an eye out for... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to reading you blog and to welcoming you back soon in the near future. Best Regards Megan Claassen More

Bristol
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are in beautiful settings and the food which is supplied following a trip out on a safari is amazing with a huge variety for both breakfast and dinner. The staff are excellent and the safari trips are fine if this is a first safari visit. It is a small game reserve (not in size of land) but in... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your beautiful review. It is always wonderful to hear how excellent the staff are. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the breakfast, dinner and the accommodation. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best Regards Megan Claassen More

Dunboyne, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stayed in the Garden Route Game lodge a week ago (November 2014) and we absolutely loved it! Our check in was easy and very good! We were given itineraries and everything was explained to us. We were shown to our room and helped with our bags. We had never been on Safari before so we didnt... 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 had a lovely stay, enjoyed the meals, accommodation, Reptile Park and got to see a lot of different animals. We are happy to hear that knowledgeable Lume made you feel safe and that you could learn more about the animals... More

Dresden, Germany
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The highlight about our stay was definitely the nice little rondavel we stayed in in this beautiful setting and the food - dinner and breakfast buffet offered a huge variety of food, so I think I most enjoyed eating at the lodge. The entire place is very modern and well-maintained. The safari itself is... well, mixed. If you've been to... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the accommodation and the lovely food. While our private game reserve is 3000 hectares (7400 acres) in size we are in a fynbos area where the carrying capacity per hectare is lower than that of other areas in South Africa. For this reason we... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Purchased a family package at this resort. It included 2 game drives/day, breakfast and dinner, visit to reptile centre, choice of movies and popcorn for dear child. Room was lovely, game drives OK for what this is (it is a very small game reserve perfect for children as you get really quite close to the animals), guide excellent, food pretty... 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 sincerely apologise for the shortcomings you brought to our attention and have taken the necessary steps to rectify these. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the lovely accommodation, the excellent breakfast and that you had a lovely stay. We are pleased to hear that the guide and service were excellent.... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled the Garden Route from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town (4 adults, 5 children) recently, and included 2 nights at the Garden Route Game Lodge in our itinerary. Our 2 nights here included 4 safari game drives, breakfast and supper. Everyone in our group loved this lodge and the game drives, and learned a lot from our very informative... More

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

Dear guest Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the game drives with the informative guide, Lume. We are also glad to hear that you enjoyed the poolside and the comfortable chairs by the poolside. It’s always good to hear that the guests enjoyed their stay and enjoyed the delicious food served daily... More

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you can't get to do a safari this is the next best thing! It exceeded all my expectations. The guides were knowledgable and enthusiastic there were plenty of animals and birds to see. The accomodation was outstanding and the food was great. A wonderful experience I will return in a heartbeat!

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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 wonderful experience, enjoyed the Game Drives with the knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides and that you saw plenty of animals and birds. We are glad that you enjoyed the outstanding accommodation and the great food. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards,... More

york
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was incredible value for money. All meals apart from lunch were included as well as 2 safaris each day. The safari park is not to be confused with the large parks further north in South Africa. Most of the animals have been brought in. Having said that they are all animals that naturally live in the region. We saw... 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 had an amazing time, enjoyed the Game Drive with Hannes, saw all the main animals, enjoyed the good food and the comfortable accommodation. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Megan Claassen More

Ahmedabad
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38 reviews 38 reviews
35 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night as part of a group tour of the garden route. This is basically a private property with just a few animals of each species but the relatively small area means you are almost certain to see them. Go to the Kruger for a real safari experience of Africa. However, if time and budget do not... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your descriptive and valued feedback. We are delighted to hear that you saw plenty of animals and enjoyed the Game Drive with knowledgeable Kalvin. We are glad that you enjoyed the comfortable and clean rooms, the excellent buffet dinner and the best breakfast of your entire trip. It is always wonderful to hear how helpful... More

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Address: N2 | 5km after Albertinia towards Mossel Bay, Albertina 6695, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Albertina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Garden Route Game Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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