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Thulani River Lodge

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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“a great stay”(3 reviews)
“amazing place”(2 reviews)
“cape town”(8 reviews)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
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US$126 - US$171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Hout Bay
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Traveller (84)
Room & Suite (24)
Dining (6)
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

I have stayed in approx. 40 different accomodations(hotels and B&B's)p.a. over the last 10 years--this is the first one that scores 100 out of 100. We stayed here for 4 nights and EVERY aspect of the Lodge was perfection: 1)It has beautiful rooms beautifully kept...More

Thank James C
Response from HartmutvonLemm, Inhaber at Thulani River LodgeResponded 12 January 2018

Dear James, thank you very much for your lovely review, we are happy you and your wife enjoyed your stay in our Thulani River Lodge and hope we will see you again in the future, with sunny regards, Claudia, Hartmut and team

Reviewed 24 August 2017

Thulani River Lodge was a wonderful place to recover from the long New York City to Cape Town flight. The hosts/owners offered delicious coffee, cake and made-to-order breakfast each day. We received helpful insider tips on seeing the Cape and visiting special restaurants set in...More

Thank MBO_2013
Response from HartmutvonLemm, Inhaber at Thulani River LodgeResponded 26 August 2017

Thank you for your very positive comment. It was a please to have you as our guests. You're always welcome. We hope you had a fantastic trip through South Africa. Sunny regards Claudia & Hartmut

Reviewed 8 May 2017

We've had a great stay at this lodge. We even got an upgrade of our room when we arrived. Beatiful room with an amazing bathroom and view! The owners are very friendly and helpfull! They give all kinds of tips for visiting CapeTown but also...More

Thank PetraK299
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is one of those places that was so nice you want to keep it to yourself, but the hosts deserve a great review. We stayed at thulani one night to recharge at the end of a 3 week trip to south africa and it...More

Thank lawren65
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Emily, the daughter of the owner told me that for them, Tripadvisor reviews are a double edge sword, with anything less than 4.5 stars being problematic. The problem of course for the reviewer is this; if a 4* establishment lives up fully to it's 4...More

Thank Jonathan D
Response from ThulaniRiverLodge, Owner at Thulani River LodgeResponded 5 March 2016

Hello from Hout Bay, thank you so much for taking your time to write such a lovely review. Just to explain the review system, our house is graded by Tourism Grading Council of South Africa with 4 stars. Eyery listed accomodation regardless if 1 or...More

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"Best rooms have balconies and mountain view"
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"The giraffe suite has a separate room with two twins - good for our teens!"
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"We loved Giraffe, with two separate bed rooms a lot. It is located in the main house next to the breakfast..."
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