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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Been to this calm, quiet place which is situated in the valley of a mountain and it was luxurious retreat. The rooms are clean, neat, spacious with a sit out with mountain view. Breakfast offered was nice and generally the service offered was nice too....More

Thank Shebeaun
Response from Jeroen_Arthur, Guest Relations Manager at Gaikou LodgeResponded 2 May 2017

Dear Shebeaun, thank you so much for your beautiful review and for your star rating!

Reviewed 15 March 2017

All I can say is that one night is not enough! We had a wonderful stay at Gaikou. The rooms are enormous and very comfortable. The staff are a delight and very helpful. Breakfast was fabulous. Sadly we did not have enough time to use...More

Thank Heike G
Response from Jeroen_Arthur, Guest Relations Manager at Gaikou LodgeResponded 2 May 2017

Dear Heike, thank you so much for your beautiful review and for your star rating!

Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Nestled just at the end of town-we found a quiet and luxurious retreat here; high ceiling adds to the generosity the room displayed; tub in the middle of the room for a somehow different setting definitely not to miss!!!

Thank Eveline2701
Response from Jeroen_Arthur, Public Relations Manager at Gaikou LodgeResponded 17 February 2017

Thank you Eveline2701, much appreciated!

Reviewed 13 February 2017

The rooms are large, we had a very comfortable King Size bed with beautiful bathroom amenities and a lovely selection of tea and coffee, including plunger coffee in the kitchen area. Very comfortable for a longer stay, quiet surroundings out of the town with well...More

Thank 575chandrew
Response from Jeroen_Arthur, Public Relations Manager at Gaikou LodgeResponded 17 February 2017

Thank you so much 575chandrew!

Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

A lovely stopover between Cape Town and the beginning of the garden route. The room was huge and felt very luxurious and very private - we wish we could have stayed longer. The staff were really helpful and gave us good advice about where to...More

Thank Nicola W
Response from Jeroen_Arthur, Public Relations Manager at Gaikou LodgeResponded 5 February 2017

Thank you so much for your stay with us, your review and your kind words Nicola!

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Microwave
Things to do
Pool
Details
Price range
US$138 - US$267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$138 - US$267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (76)
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Dining (4)
Pool & Beach (2)
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"All units seemed to be the same with access to a patio and garden located as they were at ground level"
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"All rooms are equally good"
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"All the rooms are at ground level with beautiful views of the mountains."
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"All are private and have excellent view of the mountains."
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