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The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa

Certificate of Excellence
Lot 14 Pengaan Farm | Oribi Gorge, 4243, South Africa
The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa
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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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I surprised my wife and took her to The Gorge for our first anniversary and I can simply say she loved it. The staff are extremely friendly, accommodating and helpful from the time you arrive till you depart. The rooms are very tastefully decorated and the views are out of this world. The food was phenomenal and the spa was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a quiet location with 5* luxury and service to celebrate our wedding anniversary and we weren't disappointed! We stayed in villa which gave us ultimate privacy and was so spacious, comfortable and luxurious. The food was fabulous and the courses were amazing. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the service was first class. It... More 

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Uvongo, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the minute we arrived, we were impressed. The lodge is beautiful with the most amazing views. The villa was very clean and comfortable and extremely spacious. Compliments to each and every staff member at the lodge, restaurants and spa, they went out of their way to make our stay as comfortable as possible and nothing was too much trouble... More 

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Mike C, Owner at The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, glad to hear you will be back!! Best Regards Mike More 

Solihull, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had one night here, but due to being delayed at home we didn't arrive until nearly 6pm. Our unit was amazing. We had a very nice meal and some drinks, spent a luxurious night there and very good breakfast in the morning. I am always slightly nervous of highly priced places like this, but at R 4,200 or... More 

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Mike C, Owner at The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we are very happy to hear you had an awsome time, hope to have you back soon! Best Regards Mike More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff at The Gorge are very friendly and helpful and bend over backwards to make your stay comfortable and relaxing. The food was gorgeous - I wanted to lick my plate - so did my husband - but it's rude isn't it?

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Mike C, Owner at The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. Happy to hear you enjoyed our food, look forward to your next visit. Best Regards Mike More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has the most magnificent location - on the edge of an escarpment overlooking the outstandingly beautiful Oribi Gorge. The standalone chalets overlook the gorge, which is filled with beautiful indigenous forest. We saw vultures cruising past, as well as crowned hornbills & many other forest birds. The morning chorus that emanates up from the valley below is wonderful.... More 

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Mike C, Owner at The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, wow, it must be our longest one, thank you so much! We have made an enquiry with our Channel TV Service Provider to add at least two popular news channels to our bouquet - thank you for bringing it to our attention. Best Regards Mike More 

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently had an opportunity to stay at the Gorge and WOW! What a super experience; fabulous staff, wonderful hosts and magnificent views. This is a rare gem found inland along the KZN coastline, overlooking incredible cliffs with amazing views. This is the perfect place to spoil family and friends. It was a pleasure to stay at the beautiful Gorge.

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Mike C, Owner at The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for writing this review, nice to hear you enjoyed our facility, will be great to have you back! Best Regards Mike More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful lodge in a stunning position. First class service from the restaurant staff (who were ex Vic Falls Hotel). We stayed for two days and I had urgent business to attend to. This was frustrated by the diabolical internet. There is none in the rooms at all, and in the main lodge was only on for two... More 

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Mike C, Owner at The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write the review, also we appreciate you balanced approach and positive honest feedback. We have made contact with our TV channel providers and will be adding a few more international news channels. We do apologize for the "conectivity problem" this was due to a massive storm the night before, and technicians were only... More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

firstly on behalf of my husband and i i want to say thank you to the staff at the gorge private game lodge and spa. everyone was so friendly and helpful. awesome room with a beautiful view i only had one problem the spiders....lol everything was awesome thank you Fezile :)

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Mike C, Owner at The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, the spiders were as a result of some rain we have had recently, they also not my favorites though! Best Regards Mike More 

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! I have no words to describe my 3 night stay at The gorge. Definitely a couples retreat for all couples! From the time we got there, my husband and I were treated like royalty. The staff are so well motivated in providing their guests with the best, attentive, 5star service. My husband and I needed some rest and relaxation,... More 

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Mike C, Owner at The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review, must say one of my favorites :) We try hard as we know how much our guests appreciate to be cared and pampered. We look forward to your return. Best Regards Mike More 

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