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Koo Karoo Guest Lodge

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   5 Piet Retief Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
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Ranked #9 of 23 Montagu B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014
Charon2014 Cape Town Central, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We recently enjoyed a relaxing weekend in the comfort of Koo Karoo Guest Lodge in Montagu. Our English hosts, Shirley and Paul, saw to our every need and made sure we were comfortable. Their warm hospitality made us feel right at home.

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Alton, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We have been spending part of our South African holiday at the Koo Karoo for the last four years and each year it seems to get even better. Comfortable room, good breakfasts and Paul and Shirley are so friendly and helpful. The Koo Karoo is definitely the best B & B we have visited in South Africa.

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks Heather & Andy for spending time with us again at Koo Karoo. We are so pleased that you enjoy your visits in this area and look forward to seeing you in 2015! With our very best wishes. More

St Ives, Cambs, Uk
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We were fortunate to have the old cottage which has been lovingly restored. We had plenty of space and self catering facilities (that we incidentally did not need) The breakfast was plentiful and varied and the service A1. Lovely pool to cool off too.

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks Myra for your kind review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our cottage and we hope that you had a good time visiting lots of places. We hope that you may re-visit Montagu again in the future - please give us a call if you do! Best Wishes. More

London
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We had a one night stop over in Montagu and stayed in the cottage at Koo Karoo. The cottage was clean and very comfortable. Breakfast was good and Shirley and Paul were friendly. Location is perfect for walking to restaurants and in to the centre.

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your positive review. We are pleased that our cottage was a comfortable stop-over for you on your travels down here and we hope that you may re-visit us again in the future. With our Best Wishes. More

Exeter, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We stayed in the 2 bedroom s/c cottage. We really enjoyed using the braai outside, and being able to cool down in the pool. The cottage was fine, and had everything we needed for our one night stop. It was a very hot night and the fans were a little noisy - aircon would have been a bonus. Didn't see... More

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments and that you enjoyed the braai area and pool to cool down. We are constantly looking to make improvements in our rooms and self catering facilities and we are currently exploring the purchase of high quality ceiling fans for the forthcoming year, so hopefully this will provide more comfort in the future summer season. We... More

Groningen
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Just wanted to spend the first weekend of our holidays at Koo Karoo, but it turned out in 8, more than perfect, days. The peace of the village, the comfort of the cottage, the good advices, but more than that the great hospitality of Shirley and Paul made our stay a great experience. Our host knew what we needed, rest,... More

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks Attie & Marita for your very kind review of your stay here with us at Koo Karoo. It was a pleasure to host both of you and to offer a few suggestions of places to visit. We greatly enjoyed your company and will look forward to hopefully seeing you again in the future. With our very best wishes... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Montagu is a charming little town and just a couple of minutes walk from the main street is Koo Karoo. We booked two adjacent rooms for the family, both of which were spacious and had everything we needed. The owners are very nice and looked after us well. It was especially nice to have breakfast outside; not something you can... More

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks Michael and Elizabeth for your positive review of your stay here with us. It was a pleasure to host your family and we trust that you had a successful vacation in South Africa. We would love to welcome you back here one day in the future. With our very best wishes for enjoyable travels in 2014! More

Darwin, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Nice and quiet, well situated. Friendly and helpfull hosts. Very good breakfast. Nice little swimming pool to cool down in. Good parking for one's car. Well situated for the historic walk and close to the Leidam for bird watching.

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Montagu and we hope that you may re-visit us in the future. Best Wishes for your travels during 2014! More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

We loved our stay at Koo Karoo. The hosts were very accommodating and the breakfast was great. The location is very handy to everything and overall, we would say its good value for money and would certainly be happy to recommend it to everyone!

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks Samantha for your positive review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here with us and we hope that we may welcome you back to Koo Karoo one day in the future! Warmest Regards. More

Norman, Oklahoma
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286 reviews 286 reviews
72 hotel reviews
200 helpful votes 200 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We spent 3 days at this B&B and we actually stayed in their apartment. The unit was very large with a very nice kitchen. The beds were very comforatable. This apartment was very clean and had everything you could need. Nice modern shower. Good internet and ample parking. All these factors made our stay in Montagu a pleasure. We were... More

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your positive review of your stay here with us in Montagu. We are so pleased that the apartment was suitable for you and that you enjoyed your visit to the Saturday Market. We are constantly looking to improve facilities and the apartment is one of our best rooms. We do hope that you have a successful vacation... More

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Address: 5 Piet Retief Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Montagu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Koo Karoo Guest Lodge 3*
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Free Breakfast Free Parking Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Spacious en-suite B&B rooms with private entrances. Economy double/twin; queen double and king double. Economy room and Queen room offer tea/coffee facilities, heater/fan and SABC TV. King room offers tea/coffee facilities; modern airconditioning unit and overlooks the garden. Early breakfasts catered for if required! Secluded garden, braai area, gated off road parking and small pool. Free WiFi available in all rooms. Visa & Mastercard accepted. Two self catering facilities with well equipped kitchens and lounge areas with DSTV (30 channels)located on the same site. ... more   less 
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