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Otterskloof Private Game Reserve

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30 km on the Road to Luckhoff, Philippolis South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

I booked a weekend away for my parents for their anniversary. When they arrived back on Sunday they couldn’t stop talking about the amazing service, people and food. Thank you Otterskloof for spoiling them. I will definitely book here again ❤️

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Response from AbelErasmus, Owner at Otterskloof Private Game ReserveResponded 5 February 2018

Anniversaries are always special to us - we're glad we could be a part of the celebrations. Regards

Reviewed 1 February 2018

Otterskloof provide 5 star accommodation in large luxurious and well equipped rooms. Excellent catering and friendly service. It is a distance to drive from the nearest town but the gravel road was in good condition despite the rain. It should be noticed that this is...More

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Response from AbelErasmus, Owner at Otterskloof Private Game ReserveResponded 2 February 2018

Thank you for the kind words. We loved hosting you as our guests.

Reviewed 29 December 2017

After a dusty Karoo road, we entered the farm gates and greeted with smiles that made us feel special for every moment since we left. A short notice game drive was arranged for us and the views was breathtaking. Dinner and breakfast was 5 star,...More

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Response from AbelErasmus, Owner at Otterskloof Private Game ReserveResponded 31 December 2017

Hi Kobus - thank you for the kind words..it was a pleasure hosting you as our guests and we are looking forward to see you again in the near future. Kind Regards.The Erasmus Family and Otterskloof Team.

Reviewed 17 December 2017

It was an amazing stay. The food was delicious and the staff was very friendly. Will definitely go back and tey and stay for longer. Loved the peace and quiet and the absolute breathtaking views. They made us feel very welcome.

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Response from AbelErasmus, Owner at Otterskloof Private Game ReserveResponded 22 December 2017

Hi Tammy - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay! Hope to see you soon again. Regards. Abel Erasmus

Reviewed 16 November 2017

This is a must stop for all parents with little ones! A place where you can relax and enjoy peace on earth! Our children were welcomed and treated like royalty while we could enjoy the most breathtaking scenery! I as a mother of 3 small...More

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Response from AbelErasmus, Owner at Otterskloof Private Game ReserveResponded 19 November 2017

Thank you so much - we love having kids as guests!

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Description
Otterskloof Private Game Reserve lies on the border of the Free State and Northern Cape along the majestic Van Der Kloof Dam - the Reserve is 34 000 acres in extent. Set in an unique part of South Africa, this More jewel of the Free State awaits to surprise our visitors. Otterskloof Private Game Reserve offers high standards in accommodation, close wildlife encounters, beautiful vistas, and personal service. The accommodation is spread over 2 lodges, each with it's own character : Safari Lodge is the main lodge and offers luxurious catered accommodation in a revamped farm homestead - each room with it's own separate entrance. Safari Lodge is situated 30km from Phillipolis and can only be reached via a well-maintained gravel road.Bush Lodge is set in a reclaimed hunting outpost and offers a close-to-nature private self-catering lodge with 3 en-suite bedrooms.Bush lodge is rented out as a unit and is a 45 minute drive from the main lodge in a high-clearance vehicle. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$74 - US$317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Free State > Philippolis
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$74 - US$317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Free State > Philippolis
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David L
26 October 2016|
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Response from Lauren F |
Hi David, Yes. The nearest lodge to the Fishing spot is Bush Lodge. It can accommodate up to 8 people. It is about 15 minutes to the dam. You will need a high clearance vehicle. Bush Lodge is powered by solar panels... More
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"Room 1, 2 is perfect facing pool, 4 is spacious, 6 has bath and shower, rooms 11 and 12 are also in good..."
Glom1117
27 Dec 2015
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"No aircons"
AMB646
06 Feb 2015
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