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Hog Hollow Country Lodge
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

Stayed for a very enjoyable two days. Very friendly welcome, characterful lodge room with a great view and attractive grounds. We enjoyed the communal dinners and breakfasts around a large table. Highly recommended - one of the highlights of our visit to South Africa.

Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 March 2014

You really feel you are in Africa here the lodges are set in the forest with animals scampering about. The food was very good with long tables that everyone can sit down at.Breakfasts were exceptional and the staff were so helpful

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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 March 2014

We stayed early January for two nights as part of the package trip we had booked, so were just passing through this area. This hotel is wonderful and we can't really fault any aspect of it. All the staff were friendly and efficient. Our room was fantastic, spacious, spotlessly clean and equipped with everything we could possibly need. Food was superb, with the big communal dining table giving you a chance to meet and dine with fellow travellers from all over the world ( you can choose whether to sit at this table, others are available if you want some privacy ) When we returned from dinner in the evening, we had a bedtime story and a goodnight chocolate left on our pillow. Wonderful! Sadly the view from the terrace was something we missed out on due to the inclement weather, but not to worry as we will come back here some day! Highly recommended for an unforgettable stay.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 March 2014

We were welcomed with a glass of sparkling wine and monkeys! We were sitting on the deck area and were suddenly joined by a group of monkeys running around the place, the receptionist produced a catapult (with no shot in it) and monkeys soon disappeared. The accommodation is well spread out in semi detached two story type villas. There is quite a large sitting area downstairs and a bedroom and bathroom upstairs. We did find the bedroom a bit hot and there was no air conditioning and we were afraid to have the window open too wide because of the monkeys! We thought the stairs were a bit dangerous as the treads were not of even size. We had a lovely meal at night and enjoyed the pre dinner cocktails and nibbles on the deck. Breakfast was excellent too with a really good choice. The location is a bit isolated but as long as you have transport quite a good base from which to tour around.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 March 2014

Lovely rooms with beautiful views, friendly, helpful staff, delicious food ... Unobtrusive, efficient service, including thoughtful touches, such as a placing a small hot water bottle in the bed on a drizzly, cooler evening. Would like to have stayed here longer - excellent place to stay.

Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 9 March 2014

Probably the nicest hotel I've stayed in. Beautiful setting and rooms. Food excellent. However, even better is the friendly, efficient and very unobtrusive service. Lots of little extra touches e.g. hot water bottle (though it really wasn't very cold).

  • Stayed: March 2014
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Reviewed 7 March 2014

Hog hollow was the one place that I really wanted to return to this year. We were not disappointed the service was great as before. I like the fact that everyone can eat together in the evenings it makes for a great evening. It was very hot this year and I did miss the aircon even though they did provide us with extra fans. It was a nice touch to have a bottle of wine and hand made soap as a gift. I would like to return again one day.

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Address: Askop Road | P.O. Box 503, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay > The Crags
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 9 Speciality Lodging in The Crags
Price Range: £156 - £695 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hog Hollow Country Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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Hog Hollow Country Hotel Plettenberg Bay
Hog Hollow Country Lodge South Africa/The Crags

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