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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent the long weekend in the Cob Cottage at Tides. The house was clean, spacious and contained all the amenities needed to make it feel like 'home'. The view from Cob Cottage is superb, and the grass lawn well maintained. The rooms are spacious and the bedding of good quality. Andre is a great host and made us feel...

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TidesRiverLodge, Manager at Tides River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Tides. We hope you will visit us again. Regards Andre

Faro, Portugal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Malgas or Malagas (the same) is a pretty hamlet on the Breede River reached by well graded gravel roads. The trip is worth it. We stayed in The Boathouse at Tides River Lodge. The cottage was comfortable and well equipped including a good internet connection. Views over the tidal river from the deck or the manicured lawns make for a...

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TidesRiverLodge, Manager at Tides River Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Nick and Martha. Thank you for taking the time to review Tides River Lodge. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you visit us again. Regards Andre

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is definitely overrated and should not be listed as an hotel but as a campground It is an apartment attic above a boathouse which is warm Beware of the musquito's from the swamp/lake Even more important is the one hour drive on a dirtroad, ending in the middel of nowhere withouten any possibilties to by food. There is...

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TidesRiverLodge, Manager at Tides River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Richelle Thank you for taking the time to review Tides River Lodge. Please note that we are not a hotel but a lodge. May I suggest that when booking accommodation on line to take the time to read about your destination. We have a shop 3km from the property and a hotel with a restaurant 5km from Tides. Many...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to stay on the Breede River, set in a quiet location away from the main drag, great hosts and excellent accommodation. Lovely open lawn in front of the house, direct access to the river. Perfect getaway to unwind, spend time fishing, skiing or swimming

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Thank you so mush for taking the time to review our establishment.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Great location, right on the river bank. Very peaceful and great for nature lovers. Close to everything you might need, even a convenience store within a couple of kilometres for those items you forgot at home.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Spiders everywhere, water undrinkable, and no kitchen, even though the room we paid for said "double room, with kitchen". We had to leave a day earlier because it was so uncomfortable. No refund on early departure people.

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TidesRiverLodge, Manager at Tides River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lelani We thank you for taking the time to review our property. Please note the description for the unit that you reserved on Booking.com it clearly states that the unit only has a kitchenette and not a fully equipped kitchen as all the other units. Please read the following section from our website. DON’T COME IF……….. Most people love...

Rijswijk
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Absolute top quality self-catering on the banks of the Breede River. We booked into the big lodge, sleeping 9 people in 4 bedrooms with all the necessay facilities, a great outdoor braai and a wonderful ptivate lookout point above the river. Very helpful and friendly staff made sure we were comfortable with all that we needed in this luxurious and...

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TidesRiverLodge, Manager at Tides River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. Hope we see you coming back soon. Regards Andre

Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is the place if you want to relax and do nothing. It is so quiet, only birdsong and owls are heard........super relaxing and Andre was a fabulous host. Stopped at the Trading Store...best burger ever and you have to go to the Boathouse for a Pizza........delicious and a friendly crowd of people. Thoroughly enjoyed my stay, my chalet was...

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TidesRiverLodge, Manager at Tides River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, hope we see you back at Tides soon. Regards Andre

Bremen, Germany
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We (my wife, our son 15 years old and myself enjoyed our time at tides very much. Wonderful and romantic location, beautiful view, interesting birds, de Hoop Nature Reserve is just 40 Minutes drive away. The cottage (we were staying an the Cob Cottage) offers everything you need (however no catering provided), Andre, the host, ist very helpful. A shop...

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Thank you for your review. Regards Andre

Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had a lovely time staying two nights in the boat house. We would however like a shower mat or something to stop water from falling on the floor outside of the shower area. The power also went out while cooking breakfast. Although this is something that can not be controlled some backup power would have been nice. All in...

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Thank you for your review. Regards Andre

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tides is a unique, self catering riverside lodge with four separate houses all fully equipped, all have verandahs, braai areas and wonderful river views. . A great family destination with safe swimming right on the doorstep. De Hoop Nature Reserve is 14kms away, a Pub is just down the road, a winery 5 minutes away. There is great birdwatching with over 300 species spotted,bring your own boat, canoe, kayak or just chill out on our lawns. No shoes required. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tides River Lodge

Address: Breede River, Malagas, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Malagas
Price Range: ₹ 4,713 - ₹ 12,305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tides River Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“The main bedroom with en-suite bathroom has its own private balcony with a great view on the river below.”
 of 5 bubbles BarryvJ, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room was spacious and spotless, bed very comfortable with reading lights that actually allow you to read....I loved it. ”
 of 5 bubbles 468vald, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take a torch - there is no en suite bathroom, and getting from the bedrooms to the bathroom in the dark is a challenge. There is no mirror in the bedroom, and only a small one in the bathroom upstairs. No refuse bin in the bedroom, so keep a paper bag handy so that you can take your refuse downstairs in the mornings. ”
 of 5 bubbles 890stanleyn, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The boathouse would make a great honeymoon suite!”
 of 5 bubbles LittleMissGeog, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All the accommodation was fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles 197winstont, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
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