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The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa

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Lot 15 Pengaan Farm | Oribi Gorge, Paddock 4243, South Africa
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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Without a doubt, The Gorge has to be the finest lodging we have ever experienced on our many travels. The attention to detail, the friendly welcoming staff, the outstanding food, the spectacular accommodation, all enhance the breathtaking landscape that nature has provided. Thank you for sharing this beautiful spot with us. Mike - many thanks for being such a fun... More 

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1 Thank Bernard C
Mike C, Owner at The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Bernard Thank you for writing such a nice review, all the nice compliments make it so worth it. You both are also such easy and positive guests, was an absolute pleasure to host you both - we already looking forward to your return. Best Regards Mike More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our Villa was beautiful with everything you could wish for. Magnificently decorated. Very romantic. The view leaves one in awe! So tranquil & peaceful. The friendliness & service from the staff is outstanding, 5 Star. Such a pleasure to be welcomed by such wonderful people. The dinner was excellent & with a good variety to choose from. The dinning room... More 

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1 Thank LesWagner
Mike C, Owner at The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Hello Lesley Thank you for your lovely review, I think you are our number one guest now in terms of re-visits. It is always very special to have you visit us. Best Regards Mike More 

Johannesburg
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153 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a delight. From the very highly trained staff to the exquisite rooms, the wonderful views and the chef who has deep respect for food, this lodge is phenomenal. We loved every minute of it. My soul is restored. Until we get the chance to visit again- thank you!

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1 Thank DineFrequently
Mike C, Owner at The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. Nice to hear you are rejuvenated and that you will come back for more of our tranquil peace of paradise. Best Regards Mike More 

1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A fantastic gem. My wife and I shared 2 great nights at this special place. The setting is spectacular, but it was the warm, friendly staff and their excellent service we received that sets it apart. The food too was awesome and nothing was ever too much of a problem. We stayed in a villa and the room and views... More 

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1 Thank Mike C
Mike C, Owner at The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review, receiving positive comments like these makes it all worth it. I will pass the compliments to the staff. Best Regards Mike More 

Bursins, Switzerland
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50 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights in that hotel and this place is paradise. You are personally welcomed and everything is taken care of. Our villa, no. 4, had a stunning view without mentioning the size of the room (huge)! We had an excellent lunch at the pool although we arrived late in the afternoon. We were able to book 2 massages... More 

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1 Thank Smile73
Mike C, Owner at The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that we met your expectations. We look forward to your return stay. Best Regards Mike More 

Johannesburg
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29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful, romantic lodge, with fantastic views of the gorge. The rooms are impressive, dining very good, service excellent and very friendly staff. We couldn't find fault with it in any way - definitely recommend it.

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1 Thank AngelaPhilip F
Mike C, Owner at The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review. Regards Mike More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at the gorge Its quite a tranquil environment and the perfect getaway We decided to go on holiday in Jan 2016. the perfect time We had a villa all to our selves which was awesome. The staff were amazingly helpful and super kind and polite. The overall setup was very impressive.

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1 Thank Zanelen22
Mike C, Owner at The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We happy to hear you enjoyed your stay, Best Regards Mike More 

1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I had a truly amazing stay at the Gorge. We stayed in a Quartz Villa. The pictures on trip advisor are representative of how the Gorge looks, so we did not deem in necessary to upload our own. During our stay we enjoyed spa treatments and also took a zip line canopy tour organised for us by... More 

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1 Thank Zibusiso D
Mike C, Owner at The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sibusiso Thank you for the very nice review. It was a real pleausure and so easy to host both of you, we already looking forward to your return, hopefully soon! Best Regards Mike More 

Margate, South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome stunning tranquil getaway.Great place.Staff and service excellent.What a lovely breakaway from busy surrounds.Will be sure to return time and time again when possible.Being only 40minutes away as a KZN local from Margate The Gorge is a highly recommended venue.Thank you.Absolutely terrific.

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2 Thank Jo-Anne W
Mike C, Owner at The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

We are pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay, we hope to see you soon again! Best Regards Mike More 

1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent my wife's birthday at this hidden gem, needless to say we were blown away by the warm reception given to us and unbelievable hospitality from each and every staff member, spent some time at the spa getting a couples treatment which was absolutely sublime and refreshing, our villa had all the bells and whistles with a breath taking view... More 

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1 Thank 657avinashr
Mike C, Owner at The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Avinash Thank you for your review, wow, it must be in our top 3 I am not joking, thank you for all the compliments as well. It is so rewarding for us to hear that we have managed to satisfy your expectations. We can just do it over and over again :) Hope to have you back soon.......we will... More 

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