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The King's Lodge

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   6 Main Road, Hogsback 5721, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Grahamstown, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have truly enjoyed our stay at Kings Lodge two weeks ago. The accommodation was absolutely FABULOUS. I loved the beautiful surroundings and spectacular gardens. Evertything was clean, tidy and neat. The self catering unit was fully equipped - even tea, coffee and sugar were provided. I loved the soap dispensers in the bathrooms - filled to capacity with the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loooved it, the stuff, the food, scenery was amazing plus Hogsback is such a gorgeous place. The manager was very sweet and accommodating. I am definitely coming back, with friends and family 💜. I would definitely recommend this place... plus the rate is so reasonable for the services offered.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at Kings Lodge. The rooms were cosy (we have stayed in two different rooms, both were comfortable), the meals were delicious (one of the managers is also a chef) and the rates were very affordable. We'll certainly return. Thank you!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I have just spent a weekend in this hotel. Kings Lodge is in a beautiful setting with big gardens, including swings and a jungle jim for kiddies, plus a swimming pool for summer. All this backs onto a forest. Cows roam and graze freely in the garden behind the hotel. The main hotel has on suite rooms and there are... More

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

What an amazing stay to say the least! We have been to Hogsback many times before, this was our first stay at King’s Lodge. We found this Country Hotel with home cooked food, spotless rooms and friendly & attentive staff extremely welcoming. This hotel might not be luxurious or modern, at the same time we could not help but feel... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

The town is a must in my opinion. It's small but their belief that Tolkien had any connection with Hogsback while writing LOTR makes this a fun trip. Even if we didn't buy into the story, the kids loved the Hobbit theme areas and we played songs of the movies to make the trip more fun. The town is amazing,... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Our Dreadful family experience booked through RCI !!!!! This is the direct feedback received from my daughter and son in-law who would have spent the week with us at the resort in a self catering unit this past week. They arrived at the resort one day ahead of us and as a result of our telephone conversation with my daughter... More

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managerkingslodge, Manager at The King's Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mr Drake, Apart from our initial letter of apology, we would also like to highlight further actions we have take. We have done a complete revamp of the kitchen / patio / living area. New kitchen cupboards have been fitted with new sink, taps, etc. The new kitchen units allow adequate working and storage space. A new stove and... More

Sydney Olympic Park, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

I think the best thing the King's Lodge has going for it, is the setting - beautiful bush & gardens surround the Lodge (not sure about the pool though, a bit too organic for my liking). King's Lodge is in a handy location, a short distance from the start of some of the walking trails, plus nice coffee & Belgian... More

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East London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Not quite sure about that. Checked in here without doing any online hotel comparisons and after looking at what else was on offer subsequently it seems I might not have made the best choice. The room was small, however the bed looked and was OK and the view from the room was an exterior wall. No shower in the bathroom......... More

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Staying at King's Lodge was a wonderful experience. Rooms were very comfortable and well equipped, actually very luxurious for the price. The staff were very friendly and assisted us a great deal during a minor crisis when one of our party got lost in the woods. The breakfasts were huge and very tasty and I can recommend their buffet. Compliments... More

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Address: 6 Main Road, Hogsback 5721, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Hogsback
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Hotel Class:3 star — The King's Lodge 3*
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