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“Simply the best”
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Glen Avon Lodge
Ranked #3 of 40 Constantia B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Burton-on-Trent
Level 6 Contributor
688 reviews
152 hotel reviews
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“Simply the best”
Reviewed 25 October 2013

There are only five stars available on Tripadvisor - would that there were more. This is an absolutely first class place to stay. We arrived early on a Sunday morning to be greeted by Liviston who carried our bags to our room. The room was lovely. We showered and returned to the dining room for coffee. This turned out to be breakfast - and very welcome it was. The staff (Liviston, Linton, Henford, Lauren and Emmanuel) were absolutely first class. They were friendly, efficient, courteous and couldn't have been more helpful. Dinners were outstanding - such great quality cooking in a relaxing atmosphere. This place is an absolute gem - you must go there!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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WWGC
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Reviewed 10 September 2013

A really excellent choice for a stay in Cape Town. The location, rooms, service etc. were all of 5* quality. Your host, David, acts as a most useful tour guide and all the other staff are very friendly and helpful. Located well for Cape Town, the peninsular and further afield. If we go that way again will definitely stay there.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 September 2013

What a fabulous place. , had a great stay. All the management friendly and very obliging. The family really put themselves out. Lovely rooms and great. breakfasts and Dinners. Will look forward to returning. The house itself is beautifully appointed and in the dining room at night, itis proper silver service! Pricing is very reasonable both for the rooms and for dinner. Wines reasonably priced at less than £ 8 a bottle for great quality wine

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled on business
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Naples, Florida
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Reviewed 17 June 2013

My husband and I just returned from three weeks in Africa, ending with an eight night stay here at Glen Avon. This place was recommended to us and we have no problems continuing that recommendation. Great place, great room, great staff and excellent food. We used their recommendation for a driver and were expertly driven all around Cape Town for the week. The lodge is about 10-15 minutes out of the city centre but is in one of the nicest areas of Cape Town. Also only 5 minutes away from some of the most wonderful vineyards!!! Would highly recommend staying there. I miss having a nice hot water bottle in my bed at night. Am too lazy to do this for myself but boy it sure was nice of the staff to do it for us! Pat & Jim Glionna

Room Tip: There is no fitness centre and we never used room service so can't say if they have it or not...
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Marietta, Georgia
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Reviewed 31 May 2013

From the time we arrived until we departed we were well looked after by the Glen Avon staff. The food service is a fine dining experience but at a very reasonable price. The rooms are very well laid out with all the amenities needed. we would highly recommend this property.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled on business
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Rijswijk, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 12 May 2013

We stayed in Glen Avond with a large group of people. They have made our stay very pleasant: beautiful rooms, lovely breakfast every morning, nice dinners in the evening. The personnel has shown a lot of flexibility in taking care for us, fitting into our busy time schedule. I have enjoyed our stay here very much!

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
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West Horsley
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Reviewed 28 April 2013

We spent a very happy week at Glenavon in March. We couldn't praise it more. Beautifully maintained house and rooms in a peaceful but incredibly convenient position.In particular the staff and the service was outstanding.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Glen Avon Lodge

Property: Glen Avon Lodge
Address: 1 Strawberry Lane, Constantia 7806, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Constantia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 40 B&Bs / Inns in Constantia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — Glen Avon Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 16
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 
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Glen Avon Lodge Constantia, Cape Town, South Africa

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