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Glen Afric Country Lodge

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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ellesmere, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked here on the recommendation of a friend who had attended a wedding here. Also a quick hour and a half drive away from Jhb airport. We stayed two nights in two of the Lodge suites. Lovely rooms, great views. Very friendly helpful staff. Good food in general and a wonderful buffet lunch on Sunday. Very reasonably priced as... More 

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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Glen Afric with my parents and my partner for four nights at the end of January at the start of a two week touring holiday to South Africa. We chose Glen Afric as it was recommended by friends that had visited and worked as volunteers on one of their international volunteer programmes. We booked two of their... More 

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103 reviews 103 reviews
29 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have not stayed here but I have visited three times, once in 2011 and twice recently. On my first visit I had lunch, took a driving tour round the property to see the various animals, walked around the Wild at Heart property [had never heard of the TV show] and interacted with the three elephants. The mother 'Three' has... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked to stay here due to its close location to some friends we were visiting so travel time from pta or jnb wouldn't be an issue. As soon as you arrive if you watched Wild at Heart your memories of the show come flooding back and the set tour you can go on was also interesting. It's a shame... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Elephant interaction is wonderful. Sunday buffets with elephant feeding is sublime. Great service from friendly staff members. Serene view from the deck. We have visited at least a dozen times, and will continue to do so.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We have been here many times for breakfasts which are a la carte and the Sunday buffets. All the food is prepared by excellent chefs and the staff are very attentive and seem to remember you from previous visits. Over the years, the managements has changed quite a few times and although they are much more business orientated now, there... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I 100% recommend their volunteer program, my partner and I stayed there for 2 weeks but we could have easily stayed months. Never a boring moment, the property, the animals, the staff were all A++++ we didn't stay at the lodge because we were volunteers but the restaurant and pool etc was beautiful and top notch. We will be returning... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I stayed for a week recently and also attended a wedding there. I cannot fault the place. Would highly recommend for animal wildlife lovers, couples interested in safari themed wedding (elephants/giraffes. Zebras etc. on your wedding photos). also a good base to visit Sun City and Hartbeespoort Dam. 1hr drive to Sun City and 20mins from Hartbeespoort Dam. British will... More 

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Gauteng, South Africa
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Very disappointing buffet. Very stodgy. Starters and puddings were average. Better value for money at nearby Amanzingwe and a bit further ....... The amazing Leopard Lodge. Although the surroundings were pretty, we will not be returning .......

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London Heathrow
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We actually went in March 2013 as a 'late' honeymoon and the lodge and staff were outstanding . Everyone made us very welcome . Food was excellent and the animal interaction was superb . We will be planning a revisit for an anniversary.....A great place to stay.

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Address: Pretoria, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Number of rooms: 45
Also Known As:
Glen Afric Country Hotel Pretoria

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