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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Garden Route Game Lodge was a fabulous too short stop to a Wonderful holiday in South Africa. I Throughly enjoyed my oneday one night visit to the Garden Route Game lodge. The setting is so tranquil and the lodges very comfortable so to sit on the verandah in the afternoon taking in the wonderful views was in itself a...

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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 our property, we are very appreciative of it. We are pleased to hear that you had a wonderful time and enjoyed your stay thoroughly. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the comfortable accommodation and the breath-taking view. We look forward to welcoming you back in the...

Zaventem, Belgique
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our lodge was amazing, with a view on one of the ponds where the hippo was hiding. One morning we even saw the male cheetah passing by. The game rides were fascinating with very good explanations given by our ranger Ari. The staff was very friendly, food was good and the overall experience was an unforgettable one. We stayed there...

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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 share your recent experience at our lodge. We are happy to hear that you had an amazing time, enjoyed the lovely view and even got the chance to see the hippos and cheetah. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the fascinating Game drives with Arie and that you got...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Garden Route Game Lodge was a fabulous end to a Wonderful holiday in South Africa. My daughter and i had two lovely days on the reserve , we went on four game drives two in the morning and two at dusk. The very first one was fabulous we we're able to get so close to the lions. The staff...

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

Dear Helen, Thank you for your lovely review. We are very happy to hear that you fabulous time and enjoyed your stay thoroughly. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the game drives with Liezel and that you got the chance to get so close to the Lions. We are happy that you enjoyed the meals, the lovely accommodation...

New York, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Garden Route Game Lodge is a nice stopover on the road from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. It's more of an animal park than a true game reserve, with a wide variety of animals, but a small number of each (4 giraffes, 4 lions, 2 impala, 5 rhinos, 2 elephants, 2 hippos, etc.). Our guide Lisa was great, knowledgeable,...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. While we endeavour to try and show our guests as much wildlife as possible, as our animals are free roaming, we cannot guarantee that you will see them all in a one night stay. We are happy to hear that Lisa was great, knowledgeable, funny and engaging and it is wonderful to hear...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the second time I have visited Garden Route Game Lodge, and it was just as amazing as I remembered it. The staff are so polite and cannot do enough to make your stay as relaxing as possible. Our ranger was very knowledgeable and we always had fun on the game drives and learnt something new every time we...

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

Dear Matt, Thank you for taking the time to review our property, we appreciate it. We are very happy to hear that you amazing and memorable second visit. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the fun game drives and that you learnt something new on each drive. We pride our staff on their knowledge and attentiveness to exceeding...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

The little houses are fully functioning, including a good shower and an ok bed. The game reserve is too small, you are done with it rather quickly. Dinner was ok, nothing exceptional, all in all rather touristy.

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damascus
Reviewed 1 week ago

We Throughly enjoyed our two day one night visit to the Garden Route Game lodge. The setting is so tranquil and the lodges very comfortable so to sit on the verandah in the afternoon taking in the wonderful views was in itself a treat . The staff here are superb. Our game drives were fantastic and our ranger had a...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

WE had a wonderful time at the garden route game lodge. Jason, our guide, took us on two game drives every day and we kept on learning and discovering new things about the fantastic animals living in the huge resort. The accomendation as well as the breakfast and dinner where fabulous, would definitely recommend the garden route game lodge!!

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Surrey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything over our two night stay was wonderful. Setting, accommodation, food & wine, but of course the wildlife stole the show! Our guide, Jason, was so fantastic and so knowledgable -we had 4 amazing drives with him. Thank you everyone, an unforgettable experience.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as we entered the reserve, we saw wildlife and felt truly immersed into safari life. My room was spacious and offered all the facilities I would want. It seemed somewhat strange to me that I was, in fact, a few meters away from the next room, due to the privacy of the verandas with steps leading to an...

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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
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Albertina
Price Range: £153 - £424 (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
Garden Route Game Lodge South Africa/Albertina
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“Superb view, comfort, and use the fantastic shower”
 of 5 bubbles Mather1750, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Luxury family suite”
 of 5 bubbles erikanaftali, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a watering hole view , if your with a family the rooms near the pool look lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles helenmanchester2015, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The luxury suites are a must”
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“Chalets great viewing.”
 of 5 bubbles britta013, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
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