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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

A great place for a pamper in a lovely setting. Easy booking as a tourist. Will definitely return if I return to South Africa. So much to do in the local environment, with the WildOats market on a Saturday being a local favourite.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So I've stayed at a lot of nice hotels all around the world and this lodge is tied for first place! It would be quicker to say what they DIDN'T have as opposed to what they do because they had pretty much everything! The room smelt devine with huge beds, service was exquisite and the views of the lake were...

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PStreeter, Owner at Lakeside Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review of Lakeside Lodge & Spa. We are only a small property but we aim to make sure our guests have a relaxing and luxurious stay with us. We are in a national park so hence the wifi sometimes can be hit and miss and hopefully this will improve over time. I hope you get...

Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived Gert and the team made us feel very welcome and created a home from home experience. 9 modern contemporary rooms with excellent en-suites and every one of them with a lagoon view. The restaurant offers perfect breakfasts, lunch, brasserie dinner and wine tasting experiences 7 days a week and nothing is too much trouble. We...

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Leonding, Austria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lakeside Lodge is a very personal run B&B just across the road of the laguna. You can stay in the main house or in little cottages in the garden. As we arrived we found out that we stayed there already 11 years ago! Nora, the new owner, gave us the same room we had before, which was the honeymoon cottage...

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PStreeter, Owner at Lakeside Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, however you have unfortunately posted to the wrong Lakeside Lodge, we are Lakeside Lodge & Spa near Sedgefield, Knysna. The Lakeside Lodge you stayed at i believe is in Knysna.

George, South Africa
Reviewed 31 October 2016

What an honour to have our wedding reception at this tranquil and perfect setting. Many thanks to Lakeside luxury lodge and the team for the royal treatment we received - from dotting the i's to crossing the t's, right down to provide the finest detail, Lakeside team created our perfect and very memorable wedding day. We can highly recommend this...

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PStreeter, Owner at Lakeside Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing to host your wedding reception at Lakeside Lodge & Spa. I am so glad that you had a wonderful day and that you have taken away happy memories of the day. The team enjoyed looking after you and congratulations once again on your wedding. We hope to see you back when you celebrate your...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This garden route luxury boutique hotel offers an exquisite luxurious weekend for the couples that enjoy the outdoors and those seeking a spot away from the cities hussle and bustle. Lakeside Lodge also offers fun water sports on the Swartvlei lagoon! Amazing food by Executive Chef, Kelly-Anne Pietersen creates a fine dining experience you will never forget. Lovely views, luxury...

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PStreeter, Owner at Lakeside Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we are so glad you enjoyed your time with us. Come back and see us soon.

Reviewed 11 September 2016

Driving between George and Plettenberg Bay, I say the not so attractive but huge sign 'Restaurant' and as I was hungry thought this would be a good place for lunch. Lunch unfortunately didn't happen as Audi was having their corporate day but I had a look around and the rooms and setting were fantastic. There was a three nights for...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Absolutely awesome lodge, Everything was top class, rooms , food , setting and most of all the excellent, friendly crew that makes sure everything is taken care of and running smoothly. Thanks to Gert , Karl, Dee Dee and Kelly for making our stay so enjoyable. Dee Dee definitely gave me the best massage I have ever had and Kelly...

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

What a lovely place, from the moment we arrived we felt relaxed and welcomed. The staff are all so friendly and accommodating and felt like friends when it was time to say goodbye. The rooms are stunning and modern with a lovely view of the lake and the food is to die for! Massages in the spa was the best...

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I booked two nights here after helping at a wedding. It was the most perfect and relaxing time- just what we needed! The rooms really have everything you will want and need and make you feel really at home. When we arrived, we were given some lovely treats from the kitchen which we ate, overlooking the beautiful...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled within the magnificent Wilderness National Park amidst lush vegetation, Lakeside Lodge & Spa literally is situated on the banks of the beautiful Swartvlei Lake. The Lodge & Spa is unique and offers luxury accommodation. Lakeside Lodge & Spa is truly a wonderful place to escape from city life so simply kick back and enjoy. We offer the following facilities: We have the Benguela Brasserie at the lodge. The Brasserie is open 7 days a week from 8 am for breakfast right the way through the day until 9.00 pm. Serving a delicious local menu and wines at cellar door prices from The Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate. Lakeside Lodge & Spa is fully licensed for your enjoyment. The rooms are all luxurious and include full bathrooms, free standing baths and 2 of the rooms have spa baths. Every bedroom has a large walk in shower. Complimentary luxury toiletries and soft fluffy white towels fresh every day. The rooms all have king size beds, beautiful linen, flat screen TVs, minibar, safe, air conditioning, fans, Nespresso coffee, alarm clocks and music. The bedrooms are all beautifully decorated, with luxurious linen and every bedroom is Lake facing. The Lodge has its own spa so why not treat yourself to a massage? In addition to these facilities Lakeside Lodge & Spa being a water retreat has its own jetty and hotel guests are welcome to bring their own boats (sail, power, jet ski). The lodge has shallow water launch facilities and deep-water facilities close by. Secure boat parking. The lodge also have a number of mountain bikes for the complimentary use of our guests as well as canoes, kayaks, windsurfers, a pontoon boat, a speed boat and fishing facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lakeside Lodge & Spa

Address: 3 Lakeside Drive | Swartvlei, Sedgefield, Knysna 6573, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna > Sedgefield
Price Range: €147 - €220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lakeside Lodge & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“All have lagoon views”
 of 5 bubbles BillandEmma, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“honeymoon suite”
 of 5 bubbles teeny29, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a lake view , but the executive room on the end is very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles 57andre, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“As far as I could ascertain, the 9 rooms all open on to the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles zurethar2015, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Any of the rooms are fabulous, all overlooking the lake”
 of 5 bubbles itsgottabehot, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
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