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Maureillas-las-Illas, France
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights at the Lakeside Lodge and Spa. We were a family of 2 adults and 2 teenagers, and had 2 intercommunicating rooms. The decor, space and facilities of the rooms were excellent. But what really sets this hotel apart is the incredible service from all the staff. From reception, to hotel staff, to cleaning personnel, all were...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply lovely. The location on the lakeside is stunning and oh so tranquil. Every room is next to the lake and are fitted out to a very high standard. Great to have built in adapter sockets,5 in our room. Very friendly staff. Fellow guests spoke highly of the restaurant although we thought it a bit expensive compared to other local...

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Thank Makemwilts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a treat! This place may be more expensive than many other hotels, but it is worth it. Situated close to Wilderness it gives you a short drive to many attractions in the Garden route area. The hotel itself is the most relaxing hotel I have visited. And the owner should be proud about the staff he has collected. The...

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

What a lovely review, thank you very much. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. The staff work extremely hard to make sure that each and every guest has a good time and really do go the extra mile. We hope to see you again soon.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We enjoyed our stay. The location of the hotel is fantastic and all of the rooms look out onto the lake. The rooms themselves were perfect and we had an enjoyable meal at the restaurant. The staff were extremely friendly but we did think that the check in process could have been a lot better. It would have been nice...

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

Thank you so much for your review. We will take your feedback on board and ensure that we make immediate improvements in our check in and information processes. I am glad that you had a lovely stay and we look forward to welcoming you back again.

Reviewed 10 January 2017

Truly deserves its 5* status, as this place really is a delight to stay in. The moment we arrived we were ushered to lunch while we waited for our room to be ready (which ended up being ready ahead of schedule). The food was fantastic, we enjoyed it all thoroughly, and though were was a lack of option for vegetarians,...

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

Thank you for such a wonderful review and I am glad to hear that the team went out of their way to accommodate you. All of our restaurants are geared to cater for special dietary needs and i am glad that Kelly-Ann accommodated you. The staff will all be thrilled to hear that their attentive approach was appreciated. Please come...

Reviewed 31 December 2016

Lakeside is exquisite luxury and dining. The service is of the very highest standard with well trained and friendly staff. Lunch overlooking Swartvlei is food for he soul with prices affordable for the locals. Meeting with the chef was a treat and explained the passion for wonderful dining. The in-house Benguela Cove wines farmed and cultivated in Hermanus are spectacular....

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

Thank you so much for your review of Lakeside Lodge & Spa. I am so glad that you enjoyed dining with us. The staff at Lakeside Lodge try their utmost to go the extra mile and i know that they will appreciate your comments. We hope that you will return to the lodge soon.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We enjoyed our stay. The staff and management were excellent and the accommodation extremely comfortable. The food was delicious. I had a back massage at the spa and it was one of the best I have experienced.

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

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at Lakeside Lodge and that the staff made you feel welcome and comfortable. It is great news to hear that our spa gave you a back massage that was one of the best you have experienced. That is quite something. I do hope you get the opportunity to return for another break...

Port Elizabeth
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We so often come across establishments that are accredited 5 star, but are that in name only, whereas our experience at Lakeside Lodge was such that I believe the 5 stars are well deserved. From the welcome greeting to the final farewell, nothing could be too much trouble. Think friendly service and conversation without being imposing, attention to detail in...

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

The team have worked so hard this year and it boosts everyone to have such great feedback. It is good to hear that every little detail of your stay was taken care of as we do believe it is the attention to little details that make your stay extra special. Please come back and see us soon.

Auckland
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via 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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PStreeter, Owner at Lakeside Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

I am glad you had a lovely pamper experience in our spa. Sedgefield is such a great place to visit with some much to see and do, we do hope you return soon to Lakeside Lodge and South Africa.

Reviewed 21 November 2016 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...

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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: R2 110 - R3 289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lakeside Lodge & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Don't choose rooms next to the restaurant (such as Room 8) as there is some noise in the mornings.”
 of 5 bubbles Frenchypen, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a lake view”
 of 5 bubbles emilytT6572RA, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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