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Bangor, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the great pleasure to visit Glen Afric in October with my son. It was a very interesting adventure seeing all the animals and our guide ( sorry can't remember her name) was excellent. The elephants were brilliant, getting up so close was something I'll never forget. A very well organised trip. Collected at hotel and brought back. What more... More 

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GlenAfricGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Afric Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your '5 Star' review and kind words. We are pleased that you enjoyed your day's outing to Glen Afric and got to experience our animals up-close and personal. We too wish that filming could resume on a new series of Wild at Heart but this is unfortunately in the hands of the producers. Hopefully you... More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lying in a more remote location it took us a little while to find the Glen Afric Country Lodge. However, once there we found a very nice restaurant on a quiet Monday evening. The main reason for choosing Glen Afric was the expectation that we might have a choice of more 'African' food. As it turned out this was not... More 

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GlenAfricGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Afric Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Hesmo Thank you for your review of your evening meal at Glen Afric Country Lodge. We really appreciate the feedback on your experience. We apologise for the fact that your evening was marred by other guests in the restaurant that evening and we have taken steps to prevent this happening in the future. Your comments regarding your expectations on... More 

London, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
73 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2016

Whenever I am in the area visiting family we always make a point of visiting Glen Afric, I never get tired of it. Whether it's just for a sundowner and watching the game or a meal. I have always had excellent service and good food. This time we booked for Sunday lunch which is normally a buffet with elephant feeding... More 

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GlenAfricGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Afric Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Rhonda for your review. We really appreciate your support and hope to welcome you back to Glen Afric soon. Rowan Bouwer Glen Afric Marketing More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

The Sunday lunch is unforgettable with a special ending when the elephants arrive for desert ! A short drive out of Johannesburg into an place with lots of game and the lodge is clean and modern The staff are special and made us feel very welcome

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GlenAfricGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Afric Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Andy for your '5 Star' review of Glen Afric. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back to Glen Afric in the near future. Rowan Bouwer Marketing Officer More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 19, 2016

We stayed and fell in love with glen Afric. Everyone was lovely,helpful and couldn't do enough for me and my daughter. We loved hearing the stories of every one of the animals, and so impressed at the work this place does for them. The food is amazing as is the service,my daughter went horse riding which she loved and in... More 

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GlenAfricGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Afric Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jackie Thank you for your wonderful review of your visit to Glen Afric. We are so glad you enjoyed your short stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back to Glen Afric. Rowan Bouwer Marketing Officer More 

Tampere
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132 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2016

We enjoyed a great traditional South African Sunday Buffet lunch here with friends. The selection of food was good, and the food was very good. A treat on top of the lunch in an typical African game lodge setting was the opportunity to feed the Elephants that they bring up the the restaurant area at around 2pm each Sunday. All... More 

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GlenAfricGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Afric Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so glad you experienced the hearty lodge food we serve for our Sunday Buffet. We also pleased you got to feed our Elephants Three, Hannah and Marty. We hope to welcome you back to Glen Afric in the near future. Regards Rowan Bouwer Marketing Officer More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Every evening there was a beautiful sunset that I watched from the deck. It was one of the prettiest views I've ever seen. The drinks are very I expensive and delicious as well. I recommend the 'Speeeeeedball'. The food was also incredible, my favorite dish being the ostrich filet covered in a chocolate chili sauce. This is a must try... More 

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GlenAfricGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Afric Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your '5 Star' review. We really appreciate you feedback and kind comments. We hope these serve as good tips for future guests of Glen Afric. We hope to welcome you back to Glen Afric in the near future Rowan Bouwer Glen Afric Marketing More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2016

My wife is a massive fan of Wild at Heart. While on business in Johannesburg I contacted Glen Afric and told them about my wife and about the fact that it was her birthday. Well. They went out of their way to accommodate us with the most wonderful "Wild at Heart" day touring every part of the set that was... More 

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GlenAfricGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Afric Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Neil Thank you for your '5 Star' review of your visit to Glen Afric. Whilst we acknowledge that this was some time ago, we are glad it is still fresh in your mind. We hope that we will be welcoming you back to Glen Afric in the near future. Regards Rowan Bouwer Glen Afric Marketing More 

Sao Miguel, Portugal
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36 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed May 30, 2016

To be accurate, I did not stay at Country Lodge facilities. I was at their adjacent building that houses volunteer´s projects. Despite being a volunteer I did use the hotel´s restaurant and lobby as well and walked around the property extensively. The public areas of the hotel are lovely, safari themed decorated and the staff are nice. The restaurant provided... More 

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GlenAfricGroup, Public Relations Manager at Glen Afric Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Joan Thank you for your review even though you visited us as a volunteer your comments and tips regarding the lodge is greatly appreciated. Rowan Bouwer Glen Afric Marketing More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

My guests and I stayed in the stable blocks for 4 nights, the rooms are clean and well maintained and the sounds of the lions roaring at night and early morning is brilliant. Well taken care of animals and they are well treated with NO unneeded breeding for expliotation.

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GlenAfricGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Glen Afric Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dean Thank you for your kind words about your stay. We look forward to welcoming you and your future guests back to Glen Afric Regards Rowan Bouwer Glen Afric Marketing More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Glen Afric Country Lodge

Address: Plot 144 | Broederstroom, Hartbeespoort 0260, South Africa
Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Hartbeespoort
Price Range: $142 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 45
Also Known As:
Glen Afric Country Hotel Pretoria
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