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The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa

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Lot 14 Pengaan Farm | Oribi Gorge, 4243, South Africa
The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

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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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Zinkwazi Beach, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly to Mike, Catharina and the wonderful staff, thanks for such an unforgettable weekend. We have never been made to feel more welcome than we were on our arrival at The Gorge and cannot say enough about your hospitality. The Villas are absolutely stunning with breathtaking panoramic views of the beautiful Gorge and complete privacy. At times it felt like... More 

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East London Südafrika
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second time at "the gorge". It was a wounderful, relaxed experience again. We enjoyed a couple treatment at the spa, which we highly recommend. The new restaurant and the rooms fits perfectly into the landscape. The meals were delicious. Perfect service down to the very last detail and highly-motivated staff make the stay even more pleasant. Thank... More 

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

My husband and I decided to spend our Pearl (30th) Wedding Anniversary at The Gorge and we were spoilt and pampered for 3 nights. He enjoyed the cycling options to Lake Eland and I enjoyed the stunning views and excellent food. No rush to do anything in particular!!! The only thing I found a little irritating was that there is... More 

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Douglas, Isle of Man
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this place by accident having thumbed through a magazine in Zimbabwe and saw an advertisement for this place and thought 'wow we have to go there'. Turns out the magazine was about 2 years old, but thank god we saw the ad anyway because this place was the most amazing place we stayed at in our 4 week... More 

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