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The Wilderness Hotel

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Welcome to the Garden Route's oldest and best-loved Hotels! With a grand tradition as honeymoon spot, family hotel and a tourist and business destination, it's steeped in tradition and it's got a warm, old-style charm. But it's also a modern hotel with all the facilities you need - The 150-bedroom property boasts a beauty spa, two swimming pools, a bowling green, two tennis courts, a squash court, putt-putt and six banqueting halls and conference rooms. We are situated almost in the centre of the Garden Route - 45 minutes' drive to both Mossel Bay and Knysna, less than an hour to Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo. Not to mention 300 meters from golden beaches, surrounded by indigenous forests and striking lagoons. It's a Mecca for sport and adventures and Wilderness is part of the unfenced Garden Route National Park - with some of the world's most popular walks and trails. All of this makes The Wilderness Hotel perfect for niche markets like birders, mountain bikers, golfers and for tour companies too, of course.
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Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Tennis Court
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Hotel without maintenance, dirty, unfriendly staff. When I asked to change rooms, they wanted to give me a worse one. Terrible Hotel, stained carpets, walls with humidity The kitchen totally dirty. I do not recommend it.
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Hotel's Favourite
Great location, family feeling relaxed vibesAlways have a great time with the children at this hotel. Always feel like you can totally relax and take a break, the staff are always very accommodating.
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Staff very friendly & Helpful. Breakfast Excellent & Stay very Pleasant. Rooms comfortable. However, perhaps a preferential rate for regulars & business stay. Will most certainly Recommend. Thanks, Prof
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Whe enjoyed our stay at Wilderness Hotel. The area is beautiful. The staff is very helpful and the amenities are great. The buffet breakfast and supper are value for money and we enjoyed dining there. The spa are a absolute must the treatments are very relaxing.
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We made an impromptu overnight stop at The Wilderness Hotel and we were not disappointed. Centrally located in Wilderness you can’t help but be impressed as you enter the lobby and then mount the wide staircase. The service was very friendly and welcoming throughout the hotel
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How big is the fitness centre?
Good day - thank you for your enquiry. The Spa and Fitness centre is rented out to a private company which is in the process of renovating the fitness centre. I believe in about 2 months time it will consist of at least 8 'circuit machines', bicycle, treadmill and loose weights - I hope this helps.
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Lovely Buffet breakfast included. Not included is a wonderful buffet dinner which costs R165.
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"Ask for renovated rooms in the front section on the right hand side of the hotel"
"Ask for one at the front; rear rooms rather dark and cool"
"Room 189 / 190 is the HoneyMoon suite. The best room in the hotel."
"Quite long passages to some of the more distant rooms"
"make sure you have clean water from the taps"
US$75 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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