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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Wellington, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 days ago NEW 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 

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival we were made to feel welcome, from the security gate to reception in fact everybody we came into contact with. The staff from the restaurant, housekeeping, reception and the wildlife guides, all do a great job of making your stay pleasant and enjoyable. We were in "water hole chalet" which was comfortable and clean. A little more attention... More 

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

Dear Doug Thank you for taking the time to rate and review us, we do appreciate it. Glad to hear that all the staff made your stay so pleasant. We appreciate the feedback with regards to the rooms, food and game drives. Happy to hear that the guides took such good care of you on drives and that you managed... More 

1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend surprised me to a trip to the garden route game lodge for our anniversary and we ended up leaving bitterly disappointed! Don't get me wrong the place is nice and very welcoming but our game drive which wasn't cheap was a horrible experience. Our guide ( a short girl with light brown hair) was very unhelpful and gave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This resort and game park is exceptionally well run. From the moment you arrive you are made to feel welcome and the rooms/facilities are of a very high standard. The staff are all professional from the restaurant, housekeeping, reception and the wildlife guides, they all do a great job of making your stay enjoyable. The game drives were very good,... 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. Very happy to hear that you had such an awesome time with us and that all the staff made your stay so enjoyable. Also pleased to know that your game drives were so successful and you managed to see all the animals. Thank you for the feedback regarding the buffet meals, it... More 

Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I came here for 2 nights and completely loved it! The staff we friendly and very welcoming and the food was divine! Unfortunately the main restaurant and bar area was being refurbished, but the staff we fantastic at accommodating breakfast and dinner in an outside Boma which was an experience in itself. Would visit again and highly... More 

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

Dear Tash Thank you for taking the time to review us, it is appreciated. Happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you got to experience the Boma during meals. Sorry for the inconvenience with the restaurant being refurbished during your stay, we are happy to say that it is now complete and looks awesome. You will have... More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a absolutely wonderful stay here. We stayed in the Honeymoon Roundel Chalet over looking the watering hole. The roundel was decorated in an African theme and was very clean. The room had a lovely quaint en suite as well as a TV, minibar, kettle, tea and coffee. The views across the game reserve from this roundel were beautiful,... More 

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

Dear Beth Thank you for such a lovely review. Very happy to hear that you had such a wonderful stay with us that you enjoyed the rooms, food and service. Pleased to hear that Tim took such good care of you on drives and that some of his passion rubbed off on you, he has plenty! We are looking forward... More 

Vatican City, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

comfy rooms, very nice public areas, impressive restaurant - i.,e. proper job in design (thouhg nothing special) and operations but though it sells itself as place to see animals i did not like this part, very artificial

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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: $164 - $546 (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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Garden Route Game Hotel Albertina
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