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Garden Route Game Lodge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are from the USA and this was our first time at a game lodge and first time on a safari! We had a great time, saw all of the animals except the cheetah (they're too fast)! The staff were wonderful and our Game Drive Guide, Calvin, was EXTREMELY knowledgeable about the property and the animals. I will definitely go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Accommodation was brilliant. Buffet breakfast outstanding as well as the friendliness of the staff. Game drive was wonderful and exciting and game ranger very knowledgeable. Great service and wonderful atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I were stoked that we came across the brochure for Garden Route Game lodge! We were self driving the garden route so snapped up the overnight chalet special with sunset AND sunrise game drives! We were greeted on arrival and immediately happy with our choice! Vehicles were great, even provided with ponchos and hot water bottles for... More 

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Thank Kristy F
Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From the time we arrived to the time we left we had the best time. The rooms, dining room, and game drive were excellent. The food was amazing. Timothy our guide was fantastic. I would recommend this to anyone.

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Thank laubry2016
GManagerGRGL, Front Office Manager at Garden Route Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to rate and review us, we appreciate it. Very happy to hear that you had such a awesome stay with us and that Timothy took such good care of you. We do hope to welcome you back in the near future Kind Regards Jo-Anne Boshoff More 

Tweed Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a good place to stay and see the animals, eat good food, have comfort and care, this is the place for you. The safari guides had so much knowledge, very impressive, I would go back there in a flash, all amenities for a family holiday, the pool, the spa, the wonderful staff, this holiday has... More 

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Thank gramsea2016
GManagerGRGL, Front Office Manager at Garden Route Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for you're lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you had an amazing stay. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the comfortable accommodation, the good food, the amenities, facilities and the wonderful service. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the lovely game drive with the knowledgeable guide and that you and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time at the lodge. The safari guides were so knowledgeable and answered every question we had. The rooms were very nice and clean. It was very cold in the mornings and chilly in the evenings. They gave us really warm poncho's to wear and also gave us warm water bottles to help keep us warm. They... More 

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GManagerGRGL, Front Office Manager at Garden Route Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are happy to hear that you had a great experience, enjoyed the Game Drives with the knowledgeable guide and that all your questions were answered. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the nice and clean accommodation, the warm Poncho's and hot water bottles... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such a lovely experience at the Garden Route Game Lodge. The staff is so friendly and welcoming. The food was amazing. The game drives is so cool and something I think many should do. The game rangers are very knowledgeable and makes the drives interesting. The modern styled cabins/ chalets are cosy and intimate with beautiful views. We... More 

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GManagerGRGL, Front Office Manager at Garden Route Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Karyn, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review our property, we are very appreciative of it. We are delighted to hear that you had such a lovely time, enjoyed the cosy and intimate chalets with the beautiful views, your relaxing spa treatment and the amazing food. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the interesting... More 

Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me start by saying this is not a roughing-it type safari place. The cute thatched-roofed cabins and placed for privacy and are well maintained and modern. The folks running this place are very conscious of the care of all the animals and respect their natural instincts. They are careful not to bring in more animals than the acreage could... More 

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Dracut, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for families. Guides give lots of information on a pseudo type safari. Big cats are separated from other animals to give it more of a feeling of Disney's Animal Kingdom than of being in South Africa. Lodge is very well done. Good good served Buffett style. Separate chalets very nicely appointed. Would recommend for families with kids. Opportunity... More 

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Cumbernauld, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on an overnight stay which included dusk and dawn safari, dinner and breakfast. The value for money was amazing and the place is just beautiful. The food is everything you would expect and just delicious. Our lodge was stunning and i did not want to leave. Our safari guide made our trip very special and we were treated... More 

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GManagerGRGL, Front Office Manager at Garden Route Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ellie, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review our property, we are very appreciative of it. We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay, enjoyed the delicious food, the stunning accommodation and the beautiful surroundings. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the special game drive and saw plenty of animals. We... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set against the backdrop of the majestic Langeberg mountain Range, the Garden Route Game Lodge guards the entrance to South Africa’s world famous Garden Route Coast.Only 3½ scenic hours drive from Cape Town, this malaria free, family owned and operated private game reserve is home to an abundance of animal and birdlife including the Big 5.Visitors to the Garden Route Game Lodge can enjoy game viewing in open Landrovers, luxury accommodation and a memorable dining experience in one of our African style restaurants. Our friendly staff and management are there to anticipate your every need to complete your unforgettable stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Garden Route Game Lodge

Address: N2 | 5km after Albertinia towards Mossel Bay, Albertina 6695, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Albertina
Price Range: $147 - $490 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Garden Route Game Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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