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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location is amazing, and the views are wonderful. We loved the peace and quiet and especially the giraffe, zebras etc that all come and visit around dinner time! The food was brilliant, loved everything about it. The Lodge had lovely bed linen, big bed, shower, loo, and best of all, no TV! Just bird and animal sounds instead! This...

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Belinda B, Owner at Zwartberg View Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

What a wonderful review!! Thank you so much for such a good rating. We are so glad you had a lovely time here and we really hope you guys come back soon. Safe travels

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was wonderfull. Beautiful to see the animals when you eat the most delicious breakfast or excellent dinner, served with such a kindness. Great. Rooms were very good. Good to swim in the swimming pool . We were very happy to have been here.

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Belinda B, Owner at Zwartberg View Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

It was just as lovely to meet you guys. Absolutely fantastic that you had a wonderful stay here and thank you so much for an such a wonderful review. Please come back soon again.

Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful atmosphere made possible by a great family. The animals around the site at meal time are something to behold. Not a safari but seeing a mix of wonderful animals in a setting of safety is so satisfying The food is top class. For something unique this place is hard to beat.

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Belinda B, Owner at Zwartberg View Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings David Many thanks for your comments, we are so glad you had a wonderful time here and enjoyed all we had to offer. We do hope to see you soon again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most welcoming and warm people of the Karoo. With an honesty book and home made food (all of it). The "Hall" is a lovely place to meet and mingle other visitors to the farm in the Karoo. The dogs are amazing. Such sweet little things and then of course, all the other animals which come down to the "Hall"...

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Belinda B, Owner at Zwartberg View Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Hello there Sunny I cant tell you what an honour it is that you recommend us so highly, especially our food :) We always strive to ensure every guest has the same experience as you did and it is such an amazing compliment to us that you had a wonderful experience here. We do hope to see you soon again....

Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This game lodge comprises of individual chalets set in a beautiful location amongst the mountains with breathtaking views. There is also a large dining area and stoep where you can relax and watch the African television. There is a large braai inside and outside which adds to the atmosphere of the whole place. The African Television includes stunning views and...

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Belinda B, Owner at Zwartberg View Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Please can I ask you to write our advertising for us!!! An amazing and accurate description of our lovely lodge and I love the "African television", might have to use that one :) It always pleases us when our guests have a wonderful, relaxing stay with us and feel as part of the family. Thanks for the beautiful review. I...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is in the middle of nowhere and it is very relaxing and beautiful. The family that runs it is very welcoming and so are the zebras and giraffes who walk around. This is a place to get away from it all--there's not much to do apart from braai, hike and sleep but it's a perfect place to chill...

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Belinda B, Owner at Zwartberg View Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

It is true that there is not much to do here except lounge by the pool, read a book, have a glass of wine and escape from the world. Thank goodness for the pool when it is 40 deg which we often have. Hence I am so grateful for the good rating and am really glad you were able to...

Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fabulous find! Nestled among the mountains with loads of other attractions nearby this is a "must visit" stunning location Expect a wonderful welcome from hosts Jenni and Andre and Chris and Belinda. The views from the Stoep are breath taking and you have the additional attraction of Sprinbok grazing below. Throughout the evening, zebra, giraffe and wilderbeast appeared....

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Gosport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Spent 3 nights in a chalet that had everything you needed to make the stay comfortable and not having to carry towels etc in your luggage. We were greeted as you would a member of family or an old friend and made to feel so welcome. The minute we arrived we came face to face with the wild animals on...

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Belinda B, General Manager at Zwartberg View Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Andy and Traey Wow Wow Wow, I am speechless. What a wonderful review. And you guys were lovely to have as guests. The experience you had is a confirmation to us that we have fulfilled all we intended to. You right, we are not a hotel and although we are consistently working to upgrading, we appreciate that you were so...

Hamburg
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing place, surrounded by breathtaking mountains, exotic animals (there's even some zebras and a giraffe walking around the lodge) and great people who own this place. Don't miss a chat with Belinda or a perfect braai with her husband Chris.

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Randburg, South Africa
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Small but comfortable units with a beautiful view and excellent hosts. The bathrooms need to be upgraded, the basin is very small with no cupboard and the door is a lose sliding door that offers limited privacy.

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Belinda B, Owner at Zwartberg View Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Alwyn Many thanks for your review we greatly appreciate it. You are right the bathrooms are small and in desperate need of a revamp. We had scheduled it winter just gone but our new restaurant lapa area got delayed and we had to make a call on what needed to be done first. But please do come back next...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Zwartberg View Mountain Retreat is set in our own private nature reserve 15 minutes from Oudtshoorn and de Rust - our chalets are high up in the hills above a natural amphitheatre where wildlife abounds and the views are spectacular. Our dinners and breakfasts, included in our rate are internationally renowned, our furnishings and fittings very African and very unique. ... more   less 

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Address: Vergelegen Road, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Price Range: RM453 - RM609 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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