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The Hatchery

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  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Off the grid! Absolutely amazing fabulous! Loved every minute! Great views!! Great bbq facilities, kitchen with all utensils you only need the food to cook! Relaxing great family time! Feels close to nature! Great fishing spot! Great people! Was a great two day break away....More

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Reviewed March 2, 2018

For those thinking of staying over here, there's a few things that this or the Safarinow site don't indicate that may be helpful for you to know, as follows: - I've been booking and staying in many, many self-catering spots in South Africa over the...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

My family and I travel quite a bit and we're always looking for new places to try out but we didn't have much time available as we needed to get back to work after a month long trek across SA and thus were looking for...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

This north coast gem is utterly unique and so relaxing. You arrive to this remote location and have a beautiful view of the river with the frequent sound of fish eagles calling. The accommodation from the outside looks like literal shacks but once you go...More

Thank Yachal_D
Response from Matthew M, Owner at The HatcheryResponded September 16, 2017

Dear Yachal_D Thank you for your informative review. We are glad that you enjoyed the feeling of being at the Hatchery and hope that the memories of your stay live with you for a long time. Kind Regards, Matthew

Reviewed May 2, 2017

What you see is not nearly what you get. The "gin pools" were green and despite sending several messages to the owner over the long weekend, he never once responded and never showed up to attend to complaints. There was a horrible stench at the...More

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Response from MatthewMyburgh, Owner at The HatcheryResponded May 3, 2017

We are sincerely sorry that Elsabe did not enjoy her time at the hatchery despite our best efforts to make her stay a pleasant one. The hatchery is a different kind of place and not for everyone. We wish her well in the future.

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"As stated above, be prepared for what you get. Riverfront rooms are the best."
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"Stay away as far as possible"
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"Ask for a room with a lagoon view but if you get the one with the round pool people may be chilling in the..."
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"Just don't bother to book."
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