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An exclusive, elegant and expansive wildlife lodge

Lodge, with Swartberg Mountains
5.0 of 5 bubbles
18 reviews
Lodge, with Swartberg Mountains
The Lodge is surrounded with wide patios
A comfy corner of the Lounge
Endangered Cape Mountain Zebra and foal
Karoo thorn tree, which the giraffe love to eat
Head in the clouds, your neighbours
Patio outside bedrooms
Pool with a view
Mountain scenery, for the energetic to explore
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5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Oudtshoorn, Western Cape
Swartberg Private Game Lodge is located in the malaria-free Klein Karoo in the Western Cape (55km from Oudtshoorn). It offers a unique holiday rental opportunity. The natural beauty of the environment, the large mammals (but no predators), birdlife and plant diversity provide an environment calling to be explored, while the wide open spaces provide food for the soul. Experience a slice of your own piece of Africa for the duration of your stay.
All bedrooms can be made up with king beds, or split into twin.
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About the Owner, Arlene L
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Feb 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 1 property
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We had such a nice couple days at the estate; the scenery was stunning and the lodge was beautiful, spacious and decorated with style. The kitchen was so well equipped, I had absolutely no excuse for "simple meals". Cohen was so helpful with everything and very knowledgable as he took us on the game drives. We were very spoiled with close up encounters with the giraffes at sunset; they even came close to our doorsteps...

Management response:

Lisa, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that giraffes were suitably engaging. They seem to consider the lodge as their own!


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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2012 for a stay in December 2011

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2012 for a stay in December 2011

Somerset West, South Africa
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2011 for a stay in August 2011
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Our three day stay at this wonderful private game lodge was an experience in a life time. Everything about the staff and what is on offer can only be commended. We were offered the very best hospitality and feel great affection for Monty and Nadine! The Owner and staff are fully committed to a totally sustainable approach to running this facility and you get very close to nature during your stay. The rates are extremely...

Management response:

Thank you to our guest for the wonderful feedback. We are delighted that the Lodge has been enjoyed by many over the past months. We have taken the decision to convert Swartberg Private Game Lodge to an exclusive holiday rental property. Guests are now renting the Lodge, for groupsof up to twelve guests, on a self-catering basis. There is a...


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Cape Town, Western Cape
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2011 for a stay in April 2011
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Thank you for a wonderful week end! Nadine and Monty were the perfect hosts. Rooms are beautifully decorated and very spacious. The game drives were amazing and we couldn't believe how many animals we saw - loved the baby giraffes! The food was delicious, best lamb shank I ever had. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!

Management response:

Thank you to our guests for the feedback. It is wonderful to know that Swartberg provides such pleasure. Please note: RATES as shown on Trip Advisor are INCORRECT. In spite of trying to get this rectified, to date it has been unsuccessful. Please refer to the Ldoge's website for correct rates, and special offers


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  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(5)
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Staffed Property
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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