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Monkeyland Road, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6602 South Africa
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#2 of 13 in The Crags
Trogon House & Forest Spa offers exquisite luxury, suspended in the tree tops of a forest reserve that stretches untamed along the Tsitsikamma mountains and beyond. Elevated into the tree tops, the lodges embrace the forest with see-through glass walls and sky-lit roofs, creating a true "nature forest" experience. What really sets Trogon House apart, is the absolute privacy and exclusivity in the midst of nature's pristine beauty.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Free breakfast
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Secured parking
Public wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Couples massage
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Neck massage
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Express check-in / check-out
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Room features
Private balcony
Bottled water
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Afrikaans, German and 1 more
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Marius wrote a review 03 May
Mossel Bay, South Africa81 contributions15 helpful votes
Very nice location. Friendly staff. Good food. Basically all that is required for a quick breakaway. Prices on wine the best I have seen on travels. Quality selection! Only issue is the access road if you are travelling with a lowish vehicle. Plan ahead for this.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled
Chaline Church wrote a review Mar 2022
Cape Town Central, South Africa8 contributions1 helpful vote
This breathtaking lodge with beautiful pool deck overlooking the treetops is literally the best place I have ever stayed at. Nestled in the forest with tree views punctured through the walls in the rooms and bathrooms make this place a cocoon for the soul. The landscape valley views from lounge and pool deck are priceless. From cleanliness to staff to food, it was simply outstanding with superb location near plettenberg berg bay and animal sanctuaries. Our car overheated as we arrived and Carol and staff went above and beyond to help get us transport. Carol we hope to see you and your friendly staff again now that we have discovered this tranquil, rejuvenating and mesmirizing viewscape. It literally felt like a doorway to heaven! If you want to enjoy a unique experience away from crowds, that is just exquisite, pull off the N2 and go to Trogon House and Spa.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled
Darryn T wrote a review Feb 2022
Sandton, South Africa17 contributions9 helpful votes
Trogon House is a stunning lodge nestled into the forests of The Crags. The accommodation and location are beautiful, and the staff, Marcus, Wonderful, the manager/owner Carol among others were equally as amazing! We were always greeted by friendly, smiling faces from the staff there The morning breakfasts were delicious and consisted of a granola yoghurt starter, then followed by a cooked breakfast which for us was a choice between a Full English Breakfast or an omelette. They offer snack platters and a limited bar menu with some beers, spirits and wines. The rooms are beautifully designed and decorated and depending on which room you have you will look out into the forest or valley through big glass windows. One recommendation would be to either have an A/C or a ceiling fan in the room as it gets very stuffy with the humidity. There is a fan provided in the closets however it needs to be plugged in an propped up on a table somewhere in the room. We also booked a couples massage which was unbelievable, and would definitely recommend, no background music is needed when you've got the beautiful sounds of the forest all around you. The lodge offers a 3 course dinner at an additional cost however we were out in the evenings both nights so didn't eat there, however I'm sure the dinners are just as good as their breakfasts. Would definitely recommend Trogon to anyone staying in the Crags and looking for a relaxing getaway!
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: It's a long windy narrow road down past the Monkeyland sanctuary to the lodge. Monkeyland next...
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Chanda B wrote a review Jan 2022
9 contributions2 helpful votes
Tremendous experience, very accomodating and friendly staff. Breakfast simply delicious and made according to requirements. Dinner good, fish slightly over cooked. Spa experience, platter and champagne beyond enjoyable. The accommodation was really great, however, pool needs a good clean
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Tracey-lee N wrote a review Dec 2021
Saldanha, South Africa3 contributions1 helpful vote
WOW, WOW, WOW, Ever been so wowed in your own Country! I finally realized there's no need to travel outside our beautiful country after visiting this Forest spa Lodge, This experience has been once in a lifetime. STAFF!!!! you made our stay so over the moon, so friendly helpful, just a call away and they at your door, weather its to top up your rooms wood for the fire place, weather its 10PM at night and you order a platter to nibble on, I have never experience such freedom in the forest as I did during this stay, HONEYMOON SUIT Room 5!!!!! bath, shower, relax all in the open private space, learn to find yourself, P.S i even forgot my favorite pajamas there OOPS, and just a phone call away they have post net to post net it to me XXX does our country still have People and places like this? the answer is YESSSS!!!! We will sure visit this Spa i can write so much more, the Jacuzzi, the morning breakfasts on the deck with the birds singing and monkeys playing, It can go on and on and on, HIGHLY RECCOMMENDED :-) Loved every second of the mstay
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Room Tip: ROOM 5 a must private experience in the forest away from the rest, no GUESTS allowed down you...
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US$129 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Trogon House and Forest Spa
Which popular attractions are close to Trogon House and Forest Spa?
Nearby attractions include Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary (1.2 km), Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre (1.3 km), and Birds of Eden (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Trogon House and Forest Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Trogon House and Forest Spa?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Trogon House and Forest Spa?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Trogon House and Forest Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Peppermill Cafe, Ristorante Enrico, and Bramon Boutique Wine Estate.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Trogon House and Forest Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Trogon House and Forest Spa?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, Afrikaans, and Xhosa.
Are there any historical sites close to Trogon House and Forest Spa?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Old Timber Shed (13.6 km) and Van Plettenberg Beacon (13.6 km).