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Loveland, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited for four nights, which is on the longer side of the average stay at the lodge. We were thrilled with our experience and saw something new on each of our seven game drives! Hannes and Tim both made sure we had fantastic drives. Megan and the rest of the staff in reception and the restaurant all provided top... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I signed up for a TripAdvisor account specifically to review this game lodge. I've been in South Africa for 3 weeks and have done a ton of incredible things but nothing compares to Garden Route Game Lodge. From the minute you walk in you're greeted with a welcome cocktail. The rooms are huge and absolutely stunning. The pool and outdoor... More 

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

Dear Joel, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review our property, we are very appreciative of it. It is so great to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our service was top notch! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the knowledgeable game drives with our guides as well as enjoyed staying... More 

Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 night family package. This is customer service at its best. Patient and informative rangers, especially Wesel and Tiffany: for us, they made our stay because of their sheer enthusiasm and considerable knowledge about all creatures (and flora) great and small in that vast 'park'. Thank you again guys! Food quality and choice excellent, rooms a little tired... 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 rate and review us, we do appreciate it. We are glad to hear that Wessel and Tiffany took such good care of you on your drives and shared their knowledge and enthusiasm with you. Also pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food and that your son had such a awesome... More 

Knysna
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A large game lodge with something to do for the whole family. Very good value for money. The rooms are spacious and warm - a bit dark and the bed is comfortable. The new chalets are modern, light and airy although not in walking distance from the main building. The restaurant serves a great variety of tasty food - although... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We are happy that you enjoyed the warm and spacious rooms, the tasty food and the delicious venison. We are pleased to hear that the staff were friendly, that you enjoyed the Game Drive with knowledgeable Hannes and that you saw plenty... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All of the African experience with every first world convenience. Game drives are amazing. the service is excellent. it is completely child friendly and my 4 year old love every minute of our stay. Breakfast was 5 star! thank you to the staff for making our stay so unforgettable. we will be back!!!

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

Dear Zanna, 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 and Alexander had an amazing stay. We are happy that you enjoyed the amazing Game Drives, the delicious breakfast and that the service was excellent. Your positive comments inspire us to create an... More 

Mossel Bay, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay. We are normally hesitant to travel with our 1.5y/o but the lodge was very child friendly and catered well for our son. We received a warm welcome when we arrived and were well informed upon our arrival. Our family room was large enough and we appreciated the chest of toys in the room/little kiddie details.... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review. We pride ourselves on being Family friendly and it is really fantastic to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay, accommodation and the facilities. We are happy that you enjoyed the informative Game Drives, the meals and the warm and welcome service. Your positive comments inspire us to create an... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As our vehicle approached the club house, the staff was ready to assist us with a warm welcome and prompt luggage assistance. Experienced informative safe game drives by Ashley and Tracey, enjoying nature in its best form. Food was unbelievably delicious. Especially their game meat cooked on request at the buffet. Breakfast options are more than enough to make your... More 

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

Dear Robyn Thank your for taking the time to rate and review us, we do appreciate it. Happy to hear that both Tracey and Ashley took such good care of you on your drives and that you enjoyed the delicious food on offer. So glad that you had the time to have a look our our new Luxury rooms, they... More 

Wellington, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Garden Route Game Lodge is located on a gorgeous reserve near Albertinia along the coast of the Western Cape. It gives you the feeling of having escaped deep into the rural interior while actually being a relatively short 4-hour drive from Cape Town. It is also directly on the road to highlights of the Garden Route such as Mosselbay,... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we love hearing such great feedback. We are thrilled to hear that you had such a awesome stay with us and that the staff met all your expectations. We do hope to welcome you back in the near future Kind Regards Jo-Anne Boshoff More 

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My family of 5 (6,4 and 1 year old) loved staying at the lodge. The rooms were very comfortable, the food was great, and there were tons of things for the kids to do. We would come back every year if we lived closer. The safari drives included in the overnight price were worth the stay alone. The guides are... More 

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

Dear Alan Thank you for taking the time to rate and review us, we appreciate it. So happy to hear that you and your family had such a good stay with us and that the guides took such good care of you and your children on the game drives. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I had a free day and wanted to see a Safari. We couldn't chose among all the choices so we asked the people at AVIS which they would recommend. Let me tell you the 3 hour drive to get there just for the 2hours was well worth it. The staff was friendly, the ranger guide extremely knowledgeable... More 

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

Dear Rommel Thank you for your review. So glad that you made the 3 hour drive to us and that you enjoyed the time spent here on game drive and at lunch. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind Regards Jo-Anne Boshoff 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: $189 - $523 (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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