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cape town
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Spotless facilties. Safe parking. Its like home from home. Excellent eating places closeby if you don't feel like cooking. Very quite area, so a good sleep is guaranteed. One of the best establishments on the R62. Highly recommended. We will be back.

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks Hermann for your review. I am pleased that you found the accommodation to be clean and comfortable and that you had a good nights rest. I look forward to hopefully welcoming you back one day in the future. Warm regards, Shirley

Reviewed 18 September 2016

Hostess Shirley was very friendly and welcoming. She also gave me a map to the wedding venue where we were attending a wedding on Saturday. The room was spacious and very comfortable. There is a safe parking area. The breakfast was delicious. We will definitely go back as the setting and the price was perfect. Thanks Shirley !

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks Lizette for your welcome review. I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay here with me and that the wedding you attended was wonderful - even if the temperature was a little chilly! I hope to see you back in Montagu one day in the future. Kind regards, Shirley

Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the guest house for 1 night only, but were so sorry to leave so soon! The friendly hostess and comfortable cottage (at the back of the house) made the stay a real pleasure! It is also very child friendly with a patch of grass in an enclosed garden so that parents can relax without the little ones...

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks Jolene for your positive review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your short break in my cottage and I hope that you will re-visit one day in the future. With my best wishes, Shirley

Eye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We received a very friendly welcome from Shirley the owner, who throughout out stay was always so very helpful, with nothing too much trouble. She was a mine of information on places and restaurants in Montagu. Our room was of a generous size and looked out over a quiet garden and small swimming pool. Breakfasts were generally taken out on...

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks Denis & Wendy for your kind review. I am pleased that you enjoyed your time here and visiting local places of interest and restaurants within the local area. New places are also appearing so if you re-visit in the future I hope to have additional information to supply. Kind Regards for safe travels, Shirley

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

The Karoo guest lodge is a lovely place. It is very central and therefore easy to get to the local visiting sites. It is a warm and welcoming lodge, with bbq facilities and small swimming pool. The facilities are clean and everything you need in there. I will highly recommend it! Montugu is full of history and well worth a...

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Thankyou for your recommendation Annemie. I am happy that you had everything you required for your stay and I hope if you come back to Montagu that you will make contact again. Enjoy your travels until we meet again, kind regards, Shirley

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We had chosen the self catering option at Koo Karoo for a short stay in Montagu. We were welcomed on arrival by the owner Shirley and shown around the one bedroomed apartment - which was well appointed with all that we needed for our stay including all appliances, crockery, cutlery etc and the major DSTV channels. A nice touch, which...

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. I am so pleased that you had all the required items to make your stay comfortable. I am aware that the sleeper couch is not too good for sitting on, yet guests advise me it is very comfortable to sleep on! I will look to replace with a standard couch in the future. I hope...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

This is our first stop on our road trip around South Africa and I couldn't have asked for a better place to sleep. The rooms are large and comfortable, the beds are clean and cosy and the entire property is safe and secure. This is by far the best place to stay when you visit Montagu. You will be so...

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks Tami, Anton, Zac & Zoe for your kind review. I am pleased that the cottage was suitable for your needs. It was a pleasure to host all of you and to hear stories of your forthcoming adventures. I wish you safe, happy travels and hope that you will return one day in the future. Best Wishes, Shirley

Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Fantastic! Room was spacious, clean and amazing value. Shirley is so friendly. She told me what restaurants were worth going to and even booked for me. Wouldn't hesitate to stay there again. Best place in the area to stay.

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks Joel for your positive review of your stay here at Koo Karoo. I am so pleased that you had a good time in Montagu and I look forward to welcoming you back for a future visit. Kind Regards, Shirley

Alton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We have now been to South Africa six times and each time part of our holiday has been spent at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge. Our room is comfortable, breakfast is great and most important we always get a warm welcome and there is a lovely friendly atmosphere.

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks Heather & Andy for your re-visit here to Koo Karoo. I am so pleased that you are happy with your stay here and that you keep returning. I look forward to welcoming you back in 2017. Here's to your future safe and happy travels, with my best wishes, Shirley

Stevenage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2016

This was my first visit to South Africa and I could not have been made more welcome. My room was really comfortable and it was great to have air conditioning and use of a pool as I had gone from 3 degrees in the UK to 30 degrees! Shirley was so helpful and knowledgeable about everything, from the most accurate...

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It was a pleasure to meet you Janet and to share local Montagu knowledge with you. I do hope that your plans to re-visit in 2017 work out and that you are able to enjoy more sunshine and places of interest. Safe travels for you during this year and I hope we meet again in January 2017, if not before!...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spacious en-suite B&B rooms with private entrances. Economy double/twin; queen double and king double. Economy room and Queen room offer tea/coffee facilities, heater/fan and SABC TV. King room offers tea/coffee facilities; modern airconditioning unit and overlooks the garden. Early breakfasts catered for if required! Secluded garden, braai area, gated off road parking and small pool. Free WiFi available in all rooms. Visa & Mastercard accepted. Two self catering facilities with well equipped kitchens and lounge areas with DSTV (30 channels)located on the same site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Koo Karoo Guest Lodge

Address: 5 Piet Retief Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Montagu
Price Range: RM200 - RM233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Koo Karoo Guest Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“I loved having the room with air con but the self catering cottages are great too.”
 of 5 bubbles Filetmylar58, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose one of the self contained units for a spacious and quiet stay.”
 of 5 bubbles 529DerekP, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I loved the quiet of a garden facing room.”
 of 5 bubbles Filetmylar58, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Room no 3 of the guest house of cottage for self catering”
 of 5 bubbles 147fionas, 8 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We had a family room which sleeps 4 and it over-looked the beautiful garden.”
 of 5 bubbles 904ilseh, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
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