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Ibitshi Guest Lodge Wilderness

2405 Hibiskus Street, Kleinkrantz, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Ibitshi for two nights in February as part of our honeymoon along the garden route. From the photos that we had seen online we were expecting the guest house to be beautiful, but our expectations were far surpassed. The house itself is stunning, gorgeous architecture and décor, with amazing views along the beach in... More 

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MichaelS365, Owner at Ibitshi Guest Lodge Wilderness, responded to this review

It really does give me tons of pleasure, when I receive positive feedback, from well travelled guests. Especially when they are honeymooners, who, will have fond memories for many years to come. It was my privilege to be your host & I look forward to a return visit sometime soon.Thanks Sian & Brennan More 

Kelsterbach, Germany
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We were lucky enough to spend some nights in the incredible suite at Ibitshi-Lodge. We were already enthusiastic about the pictures we have seen so far, but the reality just leaves you breathless. More than this, we had the great pleasure, being served as the only guests during our stay, by Mike our extremely friendly and attentive host. Not only... More 

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MichaelS365, Owner at Ibitshi Guest Lodge Wilderness, responded to this review

Great to receive a complimentary review from well travelled guests - I appreciate it & hope that we can do the same or better on a return visit More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

My wife and I spent 2 nights at the Ibitshi Guest Lodge at the end of April 2014. Our stay was fantastic and we really enjoyed our stay in the Wilderness area and also our accomodation. Our host, Michael, was very welcoming and immediatley took time to get to know us and helped us book a restaurant for our first... More 

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Michael S, Owner at Ibitshi Guest Lodge Wilderness, responded to this review

Hi Shona & Alex, Great to read that you were happy with your stay at ibitshi. You guys were a pleasure to host & your positive review is highly appreciated. All the Best Michael More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

...Ibitshi would be it. This is my fourth visit there and my husband's second, and there was no question when choosing a place to stay on our trip from Cape Town up the Garden Route. This place is not just accommodation – it is a destination. Michael is the lodge-owner, chef/baker extraordinaire, fantastic host and a very special friend. He... More 

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Michael S, Owner at Ibitshi Guest Lodge Wilderness, responded to this review

Hi Guys, Happiness is : reading a review, where guests had a special few "moments" & you played a part in making it possible - thanks, beautifully written & thoroughly appreciated More 

Yorkshire - England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Myself and my wife stayed here for 3nts on our honeymoon trip along the garden route. Quite simply the standard of accommodation is out of this world and has to be seen to be believed. We stayed in an amazing room with a view overlooking the deserted kleinkrantz beach. The standard of furnishings, space, views were seriously fantastic. All of... More 

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Michael S, Owner at Ibitshi Guest Lodge Wilderness, responded to this review

Thanks so much - great to know that you enjoyed your stay at ibitshi. Your review is highly appreciated & makes me even more determined to improve my product in the future. Looking forward to a return visit. More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

The most perfect place for a relaxing holiday, with the breathtaking views,comfort at it's finest and every morning waking up to the smell of freshly baked breads and pastries!what more could you ask for?Michael is very friendly and is a true inspiration for culinary skills, every day for 10 days we ate something different at breakfast and he out did... More 

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Michael S, Owner at Ibitshi Guest Lodge Wilderness, responded to this review

Wow! That really is great,to know that you had a great time. It gives me great pleasure to know that I played a part in making your holiday quite special. Thanks for staying @ ibitshi & all the best to the family in 2014 More 

England
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

If you can get in, definitely stay here! We spent 3 nights in the upstairs sea view suite ‘seaside 1’, the one with the bath overlooking the sea! We’ve never stayed in a B&B like this. The house is perfectly positioned by the beach and is an architectural dream, complete with swimming pool inside the lounge. The owner, Michael, who... More 

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Michael S, Owner at Ibitshi Guest Lodge Wilderness, responded to this review

Your review is highly appreciated. I do have a passion for real hospitality & thoroughly enjoy it. It brings great personal pleasure when I hear from discerning guests that they had a great time at ibitshi. Mike & Angie, it would be special to welcome you back,in the future. More 

Cupertino, California, United States
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47 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

The property is amazing, view of the water with an amazing deck, the first floor is very wide and open, with what seems to be an indoor pool. Being a carnivore myself, I was initially hesitant when I heard the breakfast was vegetarian, but the food was great. Stuff that was notable was the quiche, pancakes, mixed fruit and a... More 

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Michael S, Owner at Ibitshi Guest Lodge Wilderness, responded to this review

Hi Arjuna, It was great having your group of friends, here @ ibitshi. Hopefully, next time you guys will stay a little longer. Your positive review is highly appreciated. More 

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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

First the downside, if there is one: We were initially a little worried about the location of Ibitshi lodge. It's on a very quiet residential road with some pretty stunning, architecturally designed houses on one side, and the beach on the other, and it's not possible to walk to Wilderness so you'll need a car. That said, it was exactly... More 

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Michael S, Owner at Ibitshi Guest Lodge Wilderness, responded to this review

Hi Nicki & Tom, Your review is much appreciated - Thanks More 

Edinburgh
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Ibitshi Guest House is as good as all the reviews say and more. A stunning property with spectacular views. Highly recommend sea view rooms. Breakfasts include freshly made breads, fruit drinks and more besides. A very friendly and informative host who clearly enjoys guests making the most of their holidays.

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Michael S, Owner at Ibitshi Guest Lodge Wilderness, responded to this review

Hi Stephen & Gary, Great to read that you were satisfied with all @ ibitshi. Your review is much appreciated. You guys were an absolute pleasure to host & hope you visit again sometime soon. More 

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