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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent a night at this wonderful Reserve. The staff were great and made us feel like we were part of the family. A special thanks to our Game Ranger Leroy for making a special effort and surprising us with a stop off at the Elephants enclosure. We were able to feed these two beautiful creatures, which... More 

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited with my Wife, Brother and Niece, Our Ranger Lume was very knowledgable and great with the Kids on the game drive. Pool area and Bar very nice and relaxing. Staff friendly and helpful good choice at the Breakfast and Dinner Buffet.

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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 pleased to hear that you a wonderful and relaxing stay and that the staff were friendly and helpful. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed that Game drives with knowledgeable Lume and that you enjoyed the meals. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards... More 

Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We found this place whilst searching for a park on the garden route and it exceeded our expectations. The conservation efforts and fame rangers were an education in themselves. The park is small but has big plans and great ideals. We would recommend and respect all the owner and rangers efforts. The food and accommodation was also excellent. Go on... 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 the Lodge exceeded your expectations, that you enjoyed the Game Drives with the knowledgeable guides and that the accommodation and food was excellent. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best Regards Megan Claassen More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I knew it would be good when we were met at our car by a game ranger who led us to reception. I was right. I wasn't satisfied with the beds in our chalet, they immediately gave us another room. Every step was beautifully orchestrated. The venue was lovely, the staff were engaging, the drives were enjoyable, the animal sightings... 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 you stay. We are pleased that you had a lovely experience, that the staff were engaging, the Game Drives enjoyable and the animal sightings delightful. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best Regards Megan Claassen More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights here in January 2015 and had a fantastic time. Our Ranger was wonderful and even though we had been to Kruger several times, we learned so much about the animals on this trip. We were so fortunate to see all animals, including the illusive Cheetah. Our Ranger - Ashley - went out of his way 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 review. We are pleased to hear that you had a fantastic time, that you enjoyed the Game Drives with your wonderful guide, Ashley and that you learned so much about the animals. We are happy to hear that the food was fabulous and the staff pleasant and helpful. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Sydney
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11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was totally overwhelmed when we arrived. Ok, I had just got engaged and was probably a little emotional but walking to our chalet and overlooking the watering hole to see wilder beast and a rhino set me over the top. The room was clean, private and we were greeted with a bottle of local bubbles and truffles. The only... 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 and congratulations on your engagement. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the lovely view from your room. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the game drives with Lume and Ashley and that they made your experience. We look forward to welcoming you back in the... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite atrocious weather at the beginning of December - cold, strong winds and driving rain, we had an excellent overnight stay at the Garden Route Game Lodge. Warm, weather proof ponchos were provided for our game drives and over the two forays we saw everything with the exception of a rather elusive cheetah. (Can't blame them though, after all, the... 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 excellent stay, that you enjoyed the Game Drives with knowledgeable Hannes and that you learnt a lot. We are delighted to hear that the staff were excellent and that you enjoyed the good food. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near... More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Garden Route Game Lodge offers a nice environment to relax in nature. Our room was comfortable with good facilities, and the restaurant offered very good food; in fact the buffet style breakfast, lunch and dinner enable you to take your pick of favorites. The staff are friendly and helpful. We found the game drives somewhat disappointing, due to the... 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 relaxing stay, that the room was comfortable and that you enjoyed the meals. We are pleased to hear that the staff were friendly and helpful and that you enjoyed the Game Drives, and the walks in between. While our private game reserve is 3000... More 

Shanghai, China
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94 reviews 94 reviews
29 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reserve is quite small, so it is pretty much guaranteed that you'll get to see the SA classics - elephant, giraff, lion, rhino, zebra etc. The lioness are less than friendly. This is my 2nd visit, but it is my 3rd time being chased by the lioness, 2nd time to be chased by their elephant... Their chalet are quite... 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 enjoyed your stay, got to see most of the animals, and enjoyed the sunset from your Chalet balcony. We are pleased that you enjoyed the meals, that the staff were friendly and that you had time to relax and embrace the beauty of nature. We look... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Managed to get a last minute cancellation and took our two grandchildren (9 and 6) for a 1 night stay. They had a fabulous time - accommodation very clean and comfortable. Highlight were the 2 game drives and our guide, Lume, was fantastic - even found us a cheetah! She was extremely knowledgable and the children learned so much about... 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. We are delighted to hear that you had a fabulous time, and that the accommodation was clean and comfortable. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the Game Drives with knowledgeable Lume, and that children got to learn so much about the animals. We look forward to welcoming you back in... 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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