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Thulani River Lodge

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   14 Riverside Terrace | Hout Bay, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Beautiful big garden with a view looking onto the mountains and very friendly hosts and staff. Clean and well maintained rooms, each individual furnished with a local African style. I will definitely be visiting again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013 via mobile

We travelled with our two year old and all of us loved the place. The owners were very friendly and helpful. The garden is huge. Too bad we couldn't stay longer. Our room (more like a two room appartement) in the main house was huge and terrific, breakfast exquisite. There is wi-fi in the lounge. A very good choice for... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Only thing to complain about is the intense early morning bird chorus, including geese, but that just tells you how lovely the rural setting is, including the stream running through the grounds - and also that we had been up late at a big party down the road :) The beds was however comfy, the house was well furnished and... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Thank you Hartmut and Claudia for a really great stay. Really welcoming and friendly staff. An oasis of calm in what is already near Paradise. We will deifintely return and this will be first on our list. Can't wait.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Thank you Claudia and Hartmud for a wonderful stay at Thulani - SUCH a great place to stay, we will definitely return. You really know how to look after people, and are perfect hosts in a perfect place. See you again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012 via mobile

Beautiful lodge with a huge & georgous garden, view on the table mountain. Superb! When hanging out in the garden or in the living room we felt like in paradise. We stayed in the main building in a beautiful terasse room, great comfort and bath tub with view on the garden. Breakfast was absolutley fantastic! The German hosts create an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

At first I'd like to thank for the great hospilality of Claudia and Hartmut our hosts and the owners of Thulani River Lodge. The houses are on one of the bestlocated properties in the Hout Bay area wit about 8000 square meters and a little river crossing. The view to the mountains surrounding is spectacular espetially at sundown. All the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

My husband and I stayed in the Honeymoon Suite at Thulani Lodge in October 2011 and cannot recommend it enough. The grounds are lush and peaceful and the breakfasts were delicious. We LOVED the bathroom of the Honeymoon Suite. Our favorite feature was the heated stone floor. The extra large tub is also nice. The decor of the room is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2011

The Thulani is a guesthouse amidst a nice lanscaped garden with a small river running across it. While others have complimented the place, I would like to add a note here that the standard room (River Double) where we stayed in, is not that great. For the price that one pays, one should be able to get a much nicer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2011

We got married at Thulani in October 2010 and it was great choice. We planned out wedding from Germany, completely via the Internet. After we had our first contact with Claudia from Thulani, we already had a good feeling. Via email we explained what we were looking for and how we want our wedding day to be like. She made... More 

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Address: 14 Riverside Terrace | Hout Bay, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Hout Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Thulani River Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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