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Exceptional

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Exceptional location
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Nearby landmarks
Garden Route Game lodge 770 m
George Airport 72.7 km
Oudtshoorn Airport 84.9 km
Plettenberg Bay Airport 156.4 km
Garden Route Game Lodge

"A great private reserve with a good variety of game."

Stuart - January 17, 2020
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Garden Route Game Lodge

344 PO Box, Between Albertinia and Mosselbay, Off the N2, Albertinia, Albertinia, South Africa, 6695 - See map
  • Airport transfer

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Sauna

  • Steamroom

  • Daily housekeeping

Value for money8.4
Distance to city center57.4 km
Location rating9.0

Rooms available at Garden Route Game Lodge

Luxury Suite - Double / Twin with Game Drive
Luxury Suite - Double / Twin with Game Drive
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 double bed
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Family Lodge Suite with Game Drive
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  • Room size: 51 m²/549 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 king bed and 2 sofa beds
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Luxury Family Suite with Plunge pool and with Game Drive
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  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 2 single beds and 1 queen b...
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Lodge
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Park view
  • 1 king bed
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King Room with Game Drive
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 queen bed
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Large Double Room with Game Drive
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 2 single beds
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Honeymoon Suite with Game Drive
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 double bed
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Luxury Chalet with Mountain View and Game Drive
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 2 single beds
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Chalet
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Park view
  • 1 king bed
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Luxury Suite
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  • Room size: 39 m²/420 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 king bed
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Garden Route Game Lodge?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out.

How do I get to Garden Route Game Lodge?

Garden Route Game Lodge is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 1200 ZAR. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Garden Route Game Lodge also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hotel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Garden Route Game Lodge has a car park right on site for maximum convenience. Parking is free for guests.

Is breakfast offered at Garden Route Game Lodge?

Start your mornings right, with the continental and buffet breakfast options offered at Garden Route Game Lodge. Adults can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 178 ZAR if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the hotel.

What are my dining options at Garden Route Game Lodge?

Garden Route Game Lodge features an on-site restaurant for your dining convenience.

What is the smoking policy at Garden Route Game Lodge?

Garden Route Game Lodge does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

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What people love about Garden Route Game Lodge

  • 10.0

    Exceptional

    "The game drives were great and well organised."

    Julia

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    December 9, 2019

  • 10.0

    Exceptional
    Staff 

    "Really relaxing Staff was also quite friendly."

    Vaibhav

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    March 18, 2019

  • 10.0

    Exceptional

    "We'll definitely come back for another visit"

    Maria

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    January 12, 2021

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Overall rating:

9.1

Exceptional
722 reviews
Cleanliness
9.2
Facilities
8.9
Location
9.0
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What travelers say they love:
The best thing in our opinion was the location.
Julia from Germany
Couple
More about Garden Route Game Lodge

More about Garden Route Game Lodge

For travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Albertinia, Garden Route Game Lodge is the perfect choice. The excitement of the city center is only 57.4 km away. A well-kempt environment and its proximity to Garden Route Game Lodge give to this hotel a special charm.

Offering hotel guests superior services and a broad range of amenities, Garden Route Game Lodge is committed to ensuring that your stay is as comfortable as possible. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, daily housekeeping, fireplace, gift/souvenir shop, postal service are just a few of the facilities that set Garden Route Game Lodge apart from other hotels in the city.

In addition, all guestrooms feature a variety of comforts. Many rooms even provide television LCD/plasma screen, linens, mirror, slippers, towels to please the most discerning guest. The complete list of recreational facilities is available at the hotel, including outdoor pool, spa, massage, children's playground, pool (kids). Whatever your reason for visiting Albertinia, the Garden Route Game Lodge is the perfect venue for an exhilarating and exciting break away.

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Food & Dining

3 mentions

Breakfast

2 mentions

Swimming Pool

2 mentions

What they offer

8.4

Excellent

"The complimentary buffet meals were fantastic."

Lionel

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June 14, 2019

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Food and dining

Breakfast options

Full English/Irish
Buffet

Restaurants on site

Serengetis Restaurant
Cuisine:South African
Menu:Buffet, A-la-carte

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Reviews of Garden Route Game Lodge from real guests

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Cleanliness9.2
Facilities8.9
Location9.0
Room comfort and quality6.0
Service9.1
Value for money8.4
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10.0
Exceptional
Julia from Germany
Couple
Lodge
Stayed 1 night in November 2019

Very memorable stay!”

My partner and I spent one night at the Garden Route Game Lodge and had a fantastic time! The game drives were great and well organised. We really enjoyed the food from the buffet in the evening and for breakfast. Also the facilities were very clean. The best thing in our opinion was the location. Such a great view! If we would change anything, we would stay a bit longer so that we could enjoy the facilities even more and do a night safari which some other guests recommended.

Reviewed December 10, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Vaibhav from Singapore
Couple
Luxury Suite
Stayed 1 night in March 2019

Amazing guides, delicious food, relaxing spa & friendly staff! Best stay in South Africa”

I really felt that this was our best stay in South Africa. We loved everybit of it. Game drive : Our guide Elode was super informative and good to speak with. We were as close as 1-2 metres from the animals and she really made sure we had a great time. Food : The buffet spread was amazing and we just could not stop eating. Being a vegetarian, I got such delicious food. Spa : One of the best spa experiences. Really relaxing Staff was also quite friendly. Highly recommended. Rooms were beautiful and everything was well looked after. Only thing I did not like was that its way too expensive to get transfers to Cape town from them(240 USD per person per trip). Thats ridiculous! Also the power cut is often so not so good. All in all super value for money!

Reviewed March 19, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Mei from Singapore
Couple
Chalet
Stayed 2 nights in June 2018

Awesome stay and the game drive is superb”

We stay 3 days 2 nights, the stay include breakfast, afternoon high tea, dinner, evening and morning game drive. This is definetely worth for money. The bush chalet not very big but cosy, you can see the animal by using binocular and sit at your own deck. The game drive is another highlight. The guides are experience and fun. We really enjoy our stay.

Reviewed June 18, 2018

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9.2
Exceptional
Sue from United Kingdom
Group
Lodge
Stayed 1 night in February 2017

Great experience ”

Very happy with our stay. Rooms where of a high quality, pool is clean & set in a lovely garden. The restaurant Served a delicious buffet for evening meal, wide & varied choice. Our guide, Hanes, was very knowledgeable & had a good delivery. All staff were helpful, attentive & very pleasant. Having not been on a true safari this was as good as, we saw all the animals where as you may not be able to on a big safari.

Reviewed February 04, 2017

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8.0
Excellent
GILLIAN from United Kingdom
Group
Chalet
Stayed 1 night in February 2013

great location ruined by reception manager/staff”

excellent game drive staff & restuarant watrons

spent over 2 hours @ reception waiting for our check in -originally booked 2 chalets (3 seniors)- offered rooms instead claiming agoda mix up. 5 personnel, rude and aggressive, to resolve (arrived @ 1.30 roomed @16.00.) ruined the surprise for our guest - 1st. visit in s. africa.not a good impression???? all other staff excellent. have visited 4 times previously with our guests. would not recommend staying in their accommodation in future. choose elsewhere and use game drive only. a very expensive experience, leaving a bad feeling by the reception staff throughout our stay. they need reprimanding at the highest level.

Reviewed February 19, 2013

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10.0
Exceptional
Maria from South Africa
Family with young children
Luxury Family Suite
Stayed 1 night in January 2021

Excellent value resort experience”

We've never visited a Western Cape-based game farm before, and was pleasantly surprised by how much fun this was. Family suite is beautifully appointed, and the meals and service were world-class. We'll definitely come back for another visit

Reviewed January 12, 2021

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9.2
Exceptional
Stephen from South Africa
Couple
Chalet
Stayed 1 night in February 2021

Best way to experience the big five.”

We sadly could only spend one night, but in this short time we were treated to 2 game drives where we saw the big five up close. The food was out of this world too and the pool and bar were very relaxing in-between. definitely a place to visit again.

Reviewed February 14, 2021

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9.6
Exceptional
Stuart from United Kingdom
Couple
Chalet
Stayed 2 nights in January 2020

Excellent conservation work going on here.”

A great private reserve with a good variety of game. Excellent accommodation and facilities. Good value and friendly staff. Very popular. Full on our visit. One night would be ok but two is the better option,I believe. Recommended

Reviewed January 17, 2020

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7.3
Very good
Vij from Mauritius
Couple
Water View
Stayed 1 night in December 2015

Aninal viewing at the Garden Route Game Lodge”

Evening and Morning safari, nice lodges, excellent guides

We stayed at the waterhole lodges. Nice lodge and nice scenic views. Lodge was a bit small especially when you have your luggage inside. Our guide's name was Wessel and he was excellent and dedicated. Managed to see: lions, rhinos, hippos, zebras, giraffes, elephants and other animals on the two outings. Reception staff were ok. Swimming pool is small. Morning breakfast was nice but quality of food for the evening buffet was average. No wifi connections in rooms.

Reviewed January 21, 2016

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8.8
Excellent
Amy from Singapore
Couple
Water View
Stayed 1 night in May 2018

Game drives were good!”

Good service from the staff. Ranger has good knowledge of the animals and we managed to see many animals. game meat were served during dinner.

Reviewed June 01, 2018

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6.0
Dr. from Germany
Couple
Chalet
Stayed 1 night in November 2018

Above average”

Being in the Game Lodge and going on game drives kind of felt like visiting the zoo or safari park. The territory is not too big and some animals have gps- so it‘s not really a big surprise if the ranger finds them. Lions are fed by staff- not a big difference to a zoo. Cabins are tiny and far away from comfortable.

Reviewed November 11, 2018

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6.8
Good
Sherene from South Africa
Couple
Chalet
Stayed 1 night in January 2021

Awesome Game Drives & views”

Our visit was somewhat brief as we only overnighted on our way home from a short holiday, which we were quite happy with as my husband had to kill a rather large spider during the night, after which we couldn't sleep! The unit was decently decorated and comfy, however cleanliness was left to be desired. The game drives were definitely the highlight!!! and together with the views made up for the chalet's tardiness.

Reviewed January 05, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Clint from South Africa
Family with teens
King Room with Game Drive
Stayed 1 night in July 2019

Excellent stay”

We were a party of four and from arrival to departure we had an excellent time. The night and morning safaris were excellent, our tour guide for the safaris was Hannes. Hannes was very knowledgeable with regards to the animals and wildlife which made it very exciting. Thank you Hannes. The breakfast and dinner was also excellent with a variety to choose from. We as South Africans have been to numerous safaris outside of South Africa and this was by far the best experience. This really makes me grateful to be part of a beautiful country.

Reviewed July 16, 2019

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2.8
Mohammad from Saudi Arabia
Couple
King Room with Game Drive
Stayed 1 night in September 2019

Room was not clean, old furniture and dirty blanket. ”

Refuse to Enter us to the room until check in time while room was ready, Didn’t respect our tired.

Reviewed September 13, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Zehra from United Arab Emirates
Couple
Luxury Chalet with Mountain View and Game Drive
Stayed 1 night in September 2018

great value for money”

When we booked on agoda we had no idea we had booked a package but only found out on arrival that ours was a package that included 2 safaris & dinner. We only did 1 evening safari & were lucky enough to see all the animals - highly recommend it. Dinner was excellent - even though we had made a booking the same day of our arrival i had made a request for vegan food - they prepared quite a few dishes for me for the buffet & had also made a chocolate brownie. Loved our stay!

Reviewed November 02, 2018

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8.4
Excellent
Lionel from Singapore
Couple
Lodge
Stayed 1 night in May 2019

Very nice place”

The rooms was nicely decorated and it was comfortable. The complimentary buffet meals were fantastic. Our toilet would flood when we were showering though. That's the only downside of our stay. We only stayed a night so that didn't matter as much.

Reviewed June 14, 2019

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9.6
Exceptional
Aisling from Ireland
Couple
Water View
Stayed 2 nights in January 2017

Excellent on so many levels! ”

Excellent location on the GR if you don't have time to go too far this reserve has all you need: all the big 5 and plenty more, fantastic food, luxury accommodation and very knowledgeable and nice staff. Our ranger Hannes was top class. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend it.

Reviewed January 24, 2017

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4.4
Nurfarzanah from Singapore
Couple
Chalet
Stayed 1 night in November 2019

NOT WORTH THE PRICE!”

Overpriced stay! Before booking this place, I had sent an email and was being assured that I will be able to see all the big 5 including Giraffes as it was just a small reserve. To my disappointment, no Giraffes was in sight at all when I was there and I was told then that the Giraffes has been moved to another location. I feel cheated! Nobody even have the courtesy to inform me via email that the Giraffes are no longer available in this safari. The 2x guided safari was the most boring ever, I fell asleep on the morning game drive because the guide was just driving back to the same location as per previous day and we spot the same animals xcept for two pathetic elephants. The food was another disappointment, just cheap vegetarian and lack of options! You even need to pay for your own drinks if you decide to get anything like hot chocolate! (which was very BASIC as other accommodations are providing this for free)

Reviewed December 05, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Annemarie from South Africa
Couple
Luxury Suite
Stayed 1 night in February 2021

Birthday Sleepover”

This was a gift from our daughter for my birthday! What a pleasant surprise! Beautiful accommodation, exciting gamedrive and delicious food!

Reviewed February 22, 2021

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8.4
Excellent
Andrew from Singapore
Couple
Luxury Suite
Stayed 1 night in December 2018

Excellent”

The suites are gorgeous with a view of the park. We enjoyed our stay there. Park can do with a few more animals, but the guide was knowledgeable and pleasant.

Reviewed January 22, 2019

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