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The Wilderness Hotel

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6 George Road | Wilderness, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Durbanville, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have one word to describe this hotel and it would be FANTASTIC! The staff are all so friendly and kind. The view is spectacular! The rooms are all very nice! And the activities!? You name it: tennis, tabletennis, swimming, bowling, crouquet, pool, putt-putt etc.The breakfast was absolutely delicious with a wide variety to choose from... There's also a spa... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great value for money, fantastic location but the hotel and rooms definitely need some updating. The room was very spacious and comfortable but the bathroom was disappointing. The main hotel bathroom is also very outdated. Staff were friendly and welcoming.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been coming here for 20 years, so glad it is up and running again. Love it! Enjoy the gym, spa or numerous activities! Buffet every Sunday afternoon, breakfast buffet every morning and drinking hot chocolate in the lounge.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

One of the highlights of discovering "old" hotels is the were built in a time where space equalled luxury. Great position, great facilities and great value. A short walk to the beach and an even shorter walk to great restaurants in the village

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TheWildernessHotel, General Manager at The Wilderness Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Michael - your appreciation of the nostalgia surrounding this huge property is really special! Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on it. So many returning guests share endless amounts of honeymoon and family holiday memories. I think it's time we bring real family holidays back in fashion again - 'old school style' - and this... More 

Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I stayed at the Wilderness Hotel with my mom for 5 nights during May 2015. Since we set foot in the reception on the first day, we were treated with the greatest care and they really went out of their way to give us the best room with the best view for our duration of stay. The rooms itself are... More 

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Cape Town
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This hotel is being revamped & re-established to the grand old Lady she was. Everything takes time BUT the friendlyness and help and excellent acommodation (even in this early stages of re-vamping) is something to comment on. We had a splendid weekend.

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Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The Wilderness hotel was truly an experience to remember. When you walk into the hotel, you are greeted by friendly staff, from the receptionist, to manager to cleaners. It had a classic feel to it, which kind of takes you back many years. I loved the old-fashioned feel to the hotel, it made the place cosy and relaxing. The service... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The staff was very friendly staff and the beds were large and comfortable. Special luxury were the down pillows! The weather was a bit chilly but the view accross the lake was beautiful-especially early in the morning. Close to everything in the village.

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Port Elizabeth
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Excellent service. The manager jonel was in a class of her own. Exceptionally passionate about customer service and never rested until the guests were more than happy. Breakfast was great and good value for money

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Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We stayed at the hotel over Easter and we really had a fantastic stay. From the front desk staff to the kitchen, awesome service, friendly staff and very lovely facilities. The hotel is ideally located. We could walk to restaurants and also the quaint little Milkwood village for supplies and treats. the hotel is well maintained and service is just... More 

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