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4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   P.O. Box 1861, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We cut our two night stay to one...and if we had not driven for 3 plus hours + we probably would not have stayed the night! The reason we chose Aquila was we did not have the time to go to Kruger or Chobe and thought it was an opportunity for our grand children to see the big five in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly we booked through Groupon, just about half price. the hotel was amazing bungalows, very beautiful with thatched roofs and open outdoor showers and log fire. Safari tours are extra but well worth the money, This is a place to see before you die.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We were booked in over the weekend (05 & 06 July 2014). I was expecting a less than perfect experience due to it being out of season. Although the price was expensive being a "local" - what we received was totally worth every cent I spent. We were greeted by a staff member on arrival, with welcome drinks and a... More

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Zemst, Belgium
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

5 friend & I stayed in Cape town for 5 nights in June 2014. We heard and read a lot of great things about Aquila Game Reserve and they're definitely true. We got picked up at our own Hostel, got transported all the way to Aquila and started off the day with a glass of sparkling wine and a great... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I had been in Cape Town for a week for work and being able to experience all of the animals Africa is so famous for so close to Cape Town was fantastic. I definitely wouldn't have had time to go to one of the bigger or more well known parks so Aquila was the perfect answer! I absolutely loved the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I loved it! Food was amazing and friendly service. It's a wonderful place in the middle of nowhere. It has all the facilities, however the bedroom has the shower outdoors and at least in May it was not that warm. We stayed one night and we enjoyed of the safari, Great experience for someone that is not looking for something... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

For USD $220 it was not worth it. It is not a safari, nor did I expect it to be a safari. Yes I saw the big 5, but I have seen the big 5 in quality zoos. Hindsight 20 / 20 I would have spent my Sunday at Camps Bay. Live and learn. Wine country between Cape Town and... More

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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I had done a day trip ther before a coupl of years ago and this time we stayed the night. We had hut 15 which doesn't have a thached roof but has the largest bed I have ever seen. The food is spectacular though I suspect would get repetitive if you stayed more than a couple of nights. We had... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We were a little surprised at our welcome - or lack of it, at Aquila. None of the promised sparkling wine, a cold and dismal room with no heating on a very cool afternoon and obviously stressed out reception staff. They kindly changed our room (eventually), we ate a very average lunch and went out on the 'safari'. This was... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I admit I have been spoiled before by going on safari in national parks in South Africa and other African countries over the years. So coming to Aquila was a bit underwhelming for me on one side, and very overwhelming with regard to the busloads of day trip tourists. Nevertheless, if you stay the night you actually get to enjoy... More

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Address: P.O. Box 1861, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Aquila Private Game Reserve 4*
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Aquila Private Game Reserve Cape Town, South Africa

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