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Old Village Lodge

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69 Voortrekker Rd, McGregor 6708, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Greyton, South Africa
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where does one begin - when so much attention to detail has been concentrated on by the owners of this gorgeous bed and breakfast establishment in McGregor! We arrived , after a long drive from Port Elizabeth, to be greeted by the smiling faces of our hosts with chilled drinks in there hands. Dusty and feeling grubby we were shown... More 

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

Fabulous weekend break with the very talented Nicholas. The lodge is centrally situated, spotlessly clean and fabulously glamorous. The garden and pool is a joy to sit in, peacefully reflect and enjoy a crisp glass of white wine. Nicholas goes out of his way to insure you have everything at your fingertips and serves the most delicious breakfasts. He is... More 

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Christy6708, Owner at Old Village Lodge, responded to this review

Talented, glamorous and perfectionist. Wow, how many compliments can anyone ask for Carol! I am speechless but really appreciate you seeing all my good qualities and think our lodge is glamorous. That is all things we strive to and hope all our guests feel the way you do. Luckily you are one of those exquisite ladies who likes the finer... More 

Somerset West, South Africa
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Old Village Lodge and were welcomed by Nicolaas. The lodge was spotless and so classy. We were lucky enough to have booked the entire lodge for the weekend, so had the facilities to ourselves for a very special weekend. Nicolaas spoilt us with the most wonderful breakfasts and we even took over his garden for the Saturday... More 

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Christy6708, Owner at Old Village Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Heather, Thank you for taking the time to do a review. I really appreciate all your kind words. I am happy you define us as classy, as we like to get the guests who like the finer things in life. Guests who want a quiet environment, who like beautiful gardens, good quality furniture and most of all guests who... More 

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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely and clean, good linen and comfortable beds. Lots of nice hot water - thank heavens as it was very chilly weather. Nicolaas couldn't possibly have gone to any more trouble to make us welcome and happy. Virtuoso breakfasts too.

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Christy6708, Owner at Old Village Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Barbara and Andrew, Thank you for taking the time to write such a beautiful review. I really appreciate all your kind words. I am happy you enjoyed every aspect of our lodge. I look forward welcoming you and Andrew back to McGregor when you visiting Cape Town again. Kind regards, Nicolaas More 

Centurion, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Bed and sitting rooms create an fantastic atmosphere. Music and food compatible with any place in SA. Décor compliment the whole building with garden. Will definitely be there again A3 Ria Piet Sandra

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

World-class guesthouse – great hosts, beautifully decorated interior, stunning exterior and gardens – super warm and cosy in winter. Breakfast was faultless and we felt very at home here. I would definitely stay again ;)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A weekend away at this beautiful guest house. Great but not in your face hospitality from Nicholaas and Christiaan. Delicious breakfasts and lots of help in planning our day. Beautifully decorated guest house in prestine condition leads to the most stunning garden to rejuvenate your soul filled with birdlife, trickling fountains and little coffee spots. Perfectly located for walking distance... More 

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Christy6708, Owner at Old Village Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lynne, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. I am happy you all enjoyed your stay at Old Village Lodge and had the opportunity to meet Chris also. I appreciate all the beautiful compliments about our guest house. Location is very important, and even I have to admit we are perfectly located in town as... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Our second visit left us in no doubt that Old village Lodge is the perfect place to relax, unwind and enjoy outstanding hospitality. Host Nicolaas' delicious breakfasts are legendary. presented with panache, and offer an array of homemade goodies and healthy options. The garden is a delight, perfect for lazy afternoons by the pool. where Nicolaas spoilt us with tea... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We arrived on the 4 June 2015, for our second stay at the Old Village Lodge, always clean, warm and welcoming, you feel like you are at a home away from home. The breakfasts are better than any five star restaurant. The garden, with it's lemon trees in full bloom, beautiful flowers, fresh air and fountain trickling in the background,... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Old Village Lodge is a wonderfully appointed B&B in the heart of McGregor. Nicolaas, the owner, made us feel very welcome on our arrival and helped us with local restaurant bookings and general info about the region. The rooms were spacious with large comfortable beds and en-suite facilities. The communal area was comfortable and tastefully decorated. The 3 en-suite rooms... More 

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