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Badger's Lodge

Traveller (27)
Room & Suite (6)
Pool & Beach (2)
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
  • 25 Feb 2017
    “Lovely place to stay”
  • 29 Dec 2016
    “A beauty close to Knysna ”
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1509 Welbedaght Lane, Knysna 6571 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately my partner and I only stayed in this lodge for one night as passing through knysna after going to the elephant park (which you must go to if you come to knysna!). This place ticked all the boxes and exceeded our expectations. The host...More

Thank Georgie950
Response from Joka H, Owner at Badger's LodgeResponded 1 March 2017

Dear Georgie, thank you so much for your awesome review. It is much appreciated. We are really happy, that you enjoyed staying with us and that you had a lovely time in Knysna. Hope to see you again one day. Best wishes Katrin & Joachim

Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We have enjoyed the days at Badgers Lodge. The lovely garden, the relaxing atmosphere, Katrin and Joachim as care taking hosts. Sitting on the various terraces having breakfast or a drink on the evening. If you are looking for tranquility – here you are. Close...More

Thank mktripadvidor
Response from Joka H, Owner at Badger's LodgeResponded 7 January 2017

Many thanks for your wonderful review. We really appreciate it and are very happy that you have enjoyed staying with us. Hope to see you again one day. Best regards Katrin & Joachim

Reviewed 27 November 2016

During our two week holiday going from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth along the Garden Route, my boyfriend and I stayed at Badger’s Lodge for one night. Location: Badger’s Lodge is situated a 10 minutes drive outside Knysna centre. It’s high up on a hill...More

Thank KerstinGloeckner1912
Response from Joka H, Owner at Badger's LodgeResponded 2 December 2016

Dear Kerstin, many thanks for your wonderful review on Tripadvisor. We really appriciate your dedication writing such excellent rating. We are pleased you enjoyed staying with us. We hope to see you back in Knysna one day. Best regards Katrin & Joachim

Reviewed 29 August 2016

The owner is quite friendly and the breakfast was OK. The room heating was not that OK for us.bathroom was too cramped. wifi was not available in the room, so we have to come to out side to use the WiFi.

Thank nish1231
Response from Joka H, Owner at Badger's LodgeResponded 31 August 2016

Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. We regret, that the WiFi signal wasn’t sufficient and are looking into it to obtain a stronger reception. Kind regards Katrin & Joachim Heinen

Reviewed 9 March 2016

My wife and I stayed just one night here as we were travelling through Knysna. Based on our experience one night at this delightful lodge is just not enough. What is not to like! Firstly the welcome you get is warm but not overbearing. The...More

Thank TimmyP1953
Response from Joka H, Owner at Badger's LodgeResponded 17 March 2016

Dear Tim, thank you so much for your lovely review. We really appreciate it. It was nice to have you here with us and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again one day. Best regards Katrin & Joachim

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Our Badger's Lodge is re-opened after it was destroyed in June 2017 by the devastating fires that raged along the Garden Route. We offer comfortable accommodation in Rondavel-style Bed and Breakfast rooms and units with self-catering facilities. Enjoy our hearty breakfast in the thatched main house with veranda leading into the big garden with pool.

Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Mid-range, Quaint, Charming, Trendy
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
US$62 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaWestern CapeKnysna
Traveller (27)
Room & Suite (6)
Pool & Beach (2)
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"All the rooms are good !!!"
6 Jan 2016
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"The rooms away from the main house are very quiet and you feel secluded which is nice."
3 Apr 2015
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"Self-catering unit."
21 Jan 2013
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