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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So many personal touches made this a magical experience- the wood burning stove lit for our return from dinner together with the hot water bottles in our beds, the handwritten notes on the pillow and the bubbly on ice. But really this is all about the peace of the treetops and the amazing views. The restaurant is outstanding, the welcome... More 

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Garden Route, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A pity I only stayed for one night, I could have stayed for a week! They really do think of everything, a bottle of bubbly on ice to welcome me to the room, a snack platter, and after dinner a fire lit in the fireplace, AND as if it wasn't enough already, a hot water bottle in the bed. Attention... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place it truely amazing. From entering the main reception to when you first see the view from your room. I can honestly say it is the best place I have ever stayed in. Wonderful hospitality. Amazing food and the most beautiful location. Make sure you keep your windows and doors closed though. Those monkeys are so clever and will... More 

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Thank CatherineHeatley
TsalaTreetopLodge, General Manager at Tsala Treetop Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Catherine - it was lovely having you stay with us and we really hope that it will not be the last time we will be able to share Tsala with you (and our naughty monkeys!) More 

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6 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We Stayed here last year December for 1 night. The Hotel was amazing. The staff took care of every detail, every request. The tree lodge was simply amazing! very luxurious. Absolutley everything was to die for! We will 100% return!

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Thank Jaquelyn M
TsalaTreetopLodge, General Manager at Tsala Treetop Lodge, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back to Tsala for another memorable experience! More 

Basel
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights in a large, nicely decorated Treetop Suite high above the forest floor. The view over the vast forest is breathtaking. As the hotel was fully booked, we only got the chance to eat at the hotel's restaurant once. This was a pity because the food was very delicious. I would therefore recommend to book a table... More 

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Thank Claudia F
TsalaTreetopLodge, General Manager at Tsala Treetop Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Claudia thanks so much for your lovely review and recommendation. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and I am sorry that you were only able to dine with us once - during this busy time it is definitely advisable to book a table at any of our restaurants in advance. Tsala's restaurant is small and intimate... More 

Donegal, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The 5* service in this hotel is second to none I have ever experienced.. right down to the candles round the bath, fire lit, hot water bottles, drinks poured and robes warmed for our post dinner room turndown. From the outdoor shower to the private plunge pool, this treetop retreat was perfect! We preferred the food of the Tsala restaurant... More 

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TsalaTreetopLodge, General Manager at Tsala Treetop Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Claire for your review - it is always so nice when our guest experience Tsala in this very positive way because it is what we strive to give everyone! Hope to see you back in the future. More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 5 fantastic nights here. The rooms are amazing - large and very comfortable. We had a few cold days and nights and the open log fire, underfloor heating and hot water bottles in the bed at night were just what was needed. The stay was made special by the lodge managers Karin and Kevan who were very friendly... More 

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TsalaTreetopLodge, General Manager at Tsala Treetop Lodge, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure hosting you and we hope that you will be back for more Tsala magic! More 

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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a place like no other - there are not enough words to describe the sense of peace and tranquillity this hotel creates - and yet the staff and service are quite superb but without being obtrusive you will never forget it and will always miss it

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Thank andycapetown
TsalaTreetopLodge, General Manager at Tsala Treetop Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review of Tsala. It is our aim to share the peace with everyone that comes to visit us and I am so glad that you experienced that. More 

Winchester, UK
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superlatives abound. Everything about Tsala is absolutely top quality. The reception areas are beautifully maintained with African décor. The staff efficient & professional, welcoming, helpful & friendly. The manager (Karin?) lent us bird books & advised us on activities. & then there was our own private lodge - sitting room with wood burning fire which was lit for our evening... More 

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TsalaTreetopLodge, General Manager at Tsala Treetop Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Cathy for the lovely review - it was lovely having you here and I am so glad that you did get to see the Knysna Loerie - not only in my book but also out there in nature. I hope you will have a chance to come back and spoil yourself again! More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing place to stay. We arrived on a cold and wet afternoon in Spring to be greeted by a warm welcome and a large hot chocolate by a wood burning fire. The entire experience lived up to our expectations. We wondered if the bad weather would take the edge off our stay, but if anything it made things more... More 

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Thank Duncan H
TsalaTreetopLodge, General Manager at Tsala Treetop Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review - we hope to welcome you back in summer one day for some lovely cocktails under the trees! More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set amidst the treetops of an age-old indigenous forest, Tsala is a lavish celebration of the spirit of Africa. Irresistible to those who appreciate exclusivity, fine fare, romance and adventure. With beautiful private suites and villas, breathtaking views and forest seclusion, unique architectural design and excellent personal service, it is a fantastic get-away destination. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tsala Treetop Lodge

Address: PO Box 454, Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay > Harkerville
Price Range: €466 - €839 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Tsala Treetop Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Tsala Treetop Hotel Harkerville
Tsala Treetop Plettenberg Bay
Tsala Treetop Lodge South Africa/Harkerville
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