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    Aloe Ridge Self Catering

    Bakkelys Farm | Breede River, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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          • Excellent64%
          • Very good28%
          • Average6%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible0%
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          Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

          It's a beautiful location for a getaway. Great for privacy and relaxation. It's a pity that the river was shallow due to the low rains so there were no rapids. The unit was well equipped but it needed a bit of cleaning the cutlery and...More

          Thank AslamParker
          Reviewed 23 April 2017 via 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...More

          Thank Jared B
          Reviewed 6 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...More

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          Response from Aloe R, Guest Relations Manager at Aloe Ridge Self CateringResponded 8 March 2017

          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...More

          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.

          Thank Discerning76
          Reviewed 15 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...More

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          Arumvale Country House
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          • Price range
          • US$77 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 10
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          • South Africa >
          • Western Cape >
          • Overberg District >
          • Swellendam
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          Room Tips
          "All the units are the same. Go with your 4x4."
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          "The cabins along the river eg. Drakensberg, Cedeberg etc. are a definite must!"
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          "All the chalets were beautiful and so well equipped"
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          "All rooms are similar"
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