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Lingfield
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent 4 days here at the end of December and from the moment we arrived to the moment we left everything was superb. We had the family two bedroom cottage, which was so beautifully appointed and extremely comfortable, the website images do not show how great all the rooms are in my opinion. The two pools were a pleasure...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This lodge is rated #3 of "Bed and Breakfasts" in Constantia by Trip Advisor and I would not argue with that at all. My problem was that my travel agent recommended it as a "hotel" which it is not.( you have to order dinner in the morning,if you want it from a very restricted choice) and if you want anything...

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Cape Town
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed four days at Glen Avon, we really liked the place, the atmosphere, the service and the staff. The service and flexibility was very good. Rooms were excellent. The staff was really nice and we felt the whole stay very comfortable and relaxing.

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WendyDrummond, Manager at Glen Avon Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review...glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Glen Avon soon. Kind regards Wendy

Scottsdale, AZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

My brother from London, who has stayed many nights at this hotel, recommended it to us for the couple of nights that we were in Cape Town. We loved the location convenient to all the wineries in Constantia, the delightful room with good air conditioning, and relaxing by the pool. Beauty and Livison in the restaurant were particularly welcoming to...

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WendyDrummond, Manager at Glen Avon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for writing on trip advisor...we appreciate the comments, and are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully more of the family will be recommended to Glen Avon for their visits to Cape Town. Kind regards Wendy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My two children and I stayed at Glen Avon for 6 nights over the Christmas 2016 / New Year 2017 period and had a wonderful time. The setting is beautiful with manicured garden and a warm pool, and the rooms were excellent. Every effort was made to accommodate the preferred diet of the boys and they felt thoroughly special, due...

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WendyDrummond, Owner at Glen Avon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing on Trip advisor, and so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you and the family back to Glen Avon in the near future.

Glasgow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We returned recently from another wonderful holiday in South Africa. For over three weeks we were at Glen Avon Lodge where we have been many times. Having been before we know the Lodge well, and we were looking forward to our return. We were not disappointed in any way. On this occasion our home was The Gables the new addition...

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WendyDrummond, General Manager at Glen Avon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the splendid review...always a pleasure to have you join us at Glen Avon...all the staff feel like you are coming home to us, when you visit. Glad to hear that you got to meet the newest members of our team, and we have had one more join us at the beginning of December...we look forward to welcoming...

Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Glen Avon Lodge is one of the nicest and most relaxing hotels we have stayed in for many years. The staff could not have been more helpful or welcoming. The rooms were very large and airy and our suite opened directly onto the large garden with swimming pool. The gardening staff need to be congratulated on the plentiful and colourful...

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WendyDrummond, Owner at Glen Avon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write the very kind words on tripadvisor. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us, and look forward to hosting you on your next visit to Cape Town. Please do mention if you would like to see more paintings...I have many...mostly in the rooms. The suites all...

johannesburg
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I stayed here for 4 nights in late November 2016 at a 'special' rate of R1 500 (which I did not ask for) per night (single B&B). This was very generous especially at that time of year. The lodge is situated in the very upmarket Constantia suburb of Cape Town, with good highway access, on a large property with (I'd...

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WendyDrummond, Owner at Glen Avon Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest The 'special rate", clearly we should not have offered, even though it was offered out of good faith, as you had mentioned that you were coming down on business. Here, we were thinking you were working on a case in Cape Town, and needed a good corporate rate, whilst attending court. Our decor and color scheme is different...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Beautiful property, great dinner and breakfast, and very comfortable room. It was enjoyable having drinks in the lounge before a very tasty dinner. Would love to spend more time at Glen Avon Lodge. It is a perfect location of wine tasting in the Constantia region.

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WendyDrummond, Manager at Glen Avon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review...hope the rest of your holiday is just as fantastic, and that next time your in SA you manage to visit Cape Town again! Glen Avon will be waiting.. :) Kind regards Wendy

Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Although only here for a short stay we were made very welcome, our late arrival smoothly catered for. The room was quiet and comfortable, and we thoroughly enjoyed our al fresco breakfast surrounded by the iceberg roses.

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WendyDrummond, Owner at Glen Avon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review...my favorite part of the day is enjoying a cup of coffee overlooking the iceberg roses, when time allows for it... Glad to hear that you enjoyed your breakfasts, and next time you visit SA, we hope you will dine in for one of our suppers!! :) so many things to see and do in Cape...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Glen Avon has been officially upgraded by the TGCSA to 5 stars and has expanded to 16 superior luxury rooms and suites. Only minutes from major attractions like the Cape Town Waterfront, Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch Gardens, Top Beaches and the Constantia Wine lands. Our en-suite bedrooms have all the luxury comforts including air-conditioning, private bar, internet access, modern marble bathrooms and swimming pool access. Hearty breakfasts and gourmet dinners are all part of the tradition. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glen Avon Lodge

Address: 1 Strawberry Lane, Constantia 7806, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Constantia
Price Range: £107 - £200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Glen Avon Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“They are all good”
 of 5 bubbles Greymg123, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the pool have their own sun loungers”
 of 5 bubbles ivor_freedman, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Worth paying the small additional cost of a deluxe ground floor suite opening on to the gardens and swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles HexhamDave, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We had a larger room in the annexe - lovely; all rooms have private balconies or terraces”
 of 5 bubbles johnwH2707OT, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had suite 8, which was great and for the extra night the family room 18. Which was very comfortable as well...”
 of 5 bubbles marjoleinw547, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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