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Aloe Ridge Self Catering

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed in the Drakensburg chalet during our weekend away at Aloe Ridge. The dirt road leading to Aloe Ridge is quite rough and long but we made it in our Golf. The bumpy ride is worth it however as once you arrive you are greeted with fantastic views of the Breede river. The chalet was also...

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Saint Francis Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 5 March 2017

After travelling for 6 hrs on a very hot day we were looking forward to a swim on the deck only to be greeted by a dirty green pool which we could not use. After reporting to management we were told they had just shocked the pool we could use it the next day. The next day however it was...

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Aloe R, Guest Relations Manager at Aloe Ridge Self Catering, responded to this review

Good day Many thanks for sending this through to us. We are terribly sorry to hear about this. We pride ourselves in keeping our patrons happy. I have forwarded this onto senior management for attention. Once again we apologize for any inconvenience caused Kind regards Aloe Ridge Self-catering accommodation.

Surrey England
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Aloe Ridge is fabulous. Quite, beautiful and so relaxing. The cottages are very well kept and staff very helpful. Unfortunately the approach road especially the last five miles is really unbearable. Deep potholes and dangerous and unless you have a 4x4 quite unpleasant.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 14 January 2017

It was great however the table and chairs on the stoep are very uncomfortable to sit on .It would be nice to have more comfortable chairs outside on the stoep (have a dining room table inside) in order to just relax and 'kuier'. The lying beds are nice for a little while. Absolutely loved the pool and the view over...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Excellent views, excellent location and accommodation but the highlight is definitely the private swimming pool. The accommodation was even better than the pictures, very spacious. We will definitely be back soon !!!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We spend three days in one of their houses. Stunning location, but remember to do your shopping before you get there, it's far from everything! Could be more need, especially the bath and pool towels..

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Strand, South Africa
Reviewed 28 December 2016

1. Some sort of shading would have been nice for our vehicle that had to be in the sun for 4 days. 2. The main bedroom can do with ALL White linen and a better quality duvet and pillows 3. Kitchen needs some tupperware bowls

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Lovely and tranquil. Something different. A combination of rustic and luxury. Three observations.. Room service forgot to clean the one bin and the administrator at reception down the road playing his music too loud. Maintenance needs attention.

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Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Location and views really lovely. Covered deck, outside braai and pool are great. Adequately equipped with basic necessities for a relaxing weekend stay. Cottage could be cleaner - bathmat and oven really dirty. Mattress and pillows a bit soft and lumpy.

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Felix U, Reservations Consultant at Aloe Ridge Self Catering, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to respond. Glad to hear you enjoyed your weekend away. Feedback has been sent onto the operations team.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Truly a hidden gem - even better than what you see on the website! Comfortable, beautifully decorated accommodation with the river right in front of you. House has everything (and more - loved the dishwasher) in it that you need .River rafting was loads of fun, staff are very friendly and efficient. Our 8 and 11 year old sons loved...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on a small ridge overlooking the Breede River, Aloe Ridge Self Catering accommodation is an absolute must for families and couples wanting a total getaway from city life with all the creature comforts. Aloe Ridge comprises of luxurious thatched A-frame houses with en-suite bathrooms and a magnificent riverside setting. Each house also boasts a large deck with swimming pool and braai area. There are a total of 5 Houses in the Aloe Ridge Collection, each with two rooms en-suite sleeping a total of 4 guests each in either twin or double.All Linen and towels are supplied along with a comprehensively equipped kitchen. Houses are available on a self catering basis only. On site adventure activities also available on request at an additional cost. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aloe Ridge Self Catering

Address: Bakkelys Farm | Breede River, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: $101 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“All the units are the same. Go with your 4x4.”
Burgert_Psychologist, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The cabins along the river eg. Drakensberg, Cedeberg etc. are a definite must!”
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CourtneyReece, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
“All the chalets were beautiful and so well equipped”
625patsy, 1 Jun 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are similar”
CharleneP690, 31 Mar 2015 | Read review
“For those wanting to have the best view of the river, go for Kilimanjaro.”
Quartershark, 26 Sep 2014 | Read review
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