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    Baviaans Lodge

    Doornboom Farm | Baviaanskloof, Wilderness Area,Eastern Cape,, Baviaanskloof Nature Reserve 6400, South Africa
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Spent two nights here. A long and slightly difficult drive in, in wet weather. The cabins are very comfortable but have no electricity (oil lamps), but do have hot water. The breakfasts and dinners were exceptionally good. We really appreciated the 4WD trip to a...More

    Thank ProfIan
    Response from Baviaanslodge, Manager at Baviaans LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Remote wilderness location, secluded, peaceful, rediscover yourself in this natural wilderness, indeed, Baviaans Lodge is food for your soul. We do not boast all the mod cons of city life, but this is what makes it quite unique and special !

    Reviewed 5 November 2017

    We enjoyed our stay and felt right at home with the engaging and friendly owner, Rob, and his lovely family. Although we arrived late in the evening, because we failed to read the directions to the accommodation, Rob had a nice meal and some cold...More

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    Reviewed 26 October 2017

    If you are fine without electricity and enjoy looking at the stars without any lights spoiling the experience a visit to Baviaans Lodge is for you. We were taken on a 3 hour 4x4 trip up the mountain and the view is breathtaking. The braai...More

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    Response from Baviaanslodge, Manager at Baviaans LodgeResponded 28 October 2017

    Baviaans Lodge, truly a retreat that takes you away from city life, also known as " Die Kleine Hel " in relation to its remote location, similar to ' Die Hel " in the Swarteberge, find nature and peaceful tranquility at Baviaans Lodge.

    Reviewed 25 October 2017

    Rob is a gracious host who makes you feel right at home. The rooms are rustic, beautiful and well cared for. The meals were delicious and the portions very generous. Thanks for a lovely stay! We will see you again soon.

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    Reviewed 24 October 2017

    Rob's Baviaans Lodge is a very nice place and we enjoyed our stay very much. Rob and bis son Dylan really care for their guests and afford to make them feel comfortable. We've seen so many stars like never before, visited cave paintings for the...More

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    Response from Baviaanslodge, Manager at Baviaans LodgeResponded 26 October 2017

    Its wonderful and a pleasure to host foreign visitors to our Wilderness area in the Eastern Cape and care for them, enabling them to experience hospitality that ensures our visitors return to visit South Africa again. The Baviaanskloof region is fast becoming recognized as a...More

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    • 9
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    • Baviaanskloof Nature Reserve
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    12 April 2016|
    Response from Baviaanslodge | Property representative |
    Hi Julian, just tried to call you, apologies, have availability for you, costs R 600.00 per night , dinner, bed and breakfast for your friends, for yourself , maybe a small contribution towards the food of R 150.00 per night... More
    Frances B
    31 July 2014|
    Response from Rob418 | Property representative |
    Hi Fancis, we have availability for either of the dates you are interested in, and our rate is R 575.00 per adult sharing, per night, and a 50% deposit is required. This rate includes both eveining dinner, and... More
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    "Be sure to follow Rob's directions to the accommodation and don't use your navigation otherwise you..."
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    "Do the 4x4 route from Baviaans Lodge to the Baviaankloof & book at least two days!"
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    "all rooms are equally beautiful, quiet and with stunning views"
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    "They are all quiet"
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