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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I recently stayed at Zoete Inval for three days and had an excellent time. The rooms are extremely well serviced and clean and homely. I was given very considerate and patient assistance by the two lady staff members who run the reception, with good advice about trips and onward travels. Marilyn and Jan were most personal and l would not...

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Konstanz, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

Zoete Inval Travellers Lodge is a really nice place to stay in Hermanus. Everybody is friendly, the rooms are clean and everything is nicely arranged. Breakfast (baie lekker!) in the sun, surrounded by flowers and plants - that's how a day should start. Thank you so much!

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gardengirlafrica, owner's wife at Zoete Inval Travellers Lodge, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your stay...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely gem , it was like staying at my aunts house (a positive thing) lovely hostel with great gardens. The three ladies are fantastic, great characters and treat you more than customers they welcome you and are willing to sit , socialise and have decent conversation. I came with baz bus and got Picked up by Marilyn as...

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gardengirlafrica, owner's wife at Zoete Inval Travellers Lodge, responded to this review

Please come again in September/October. Thanks for the encouragement.

Tournai, Belgium
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place with a very nice host, Rina. Good advices for the travel, restaurants and excursions. Safe and confortable, clean. The room are a little bit old but it's also the charm of this place. Lovely place, thanks to Rina.

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gardengirlafrica, owner's wife at Zoete Inval Travellers Lodge, responded to this review

Yes, thanks to our friendly staff and heritage furniture, we can provide old fashioned hospitality without breaking the budget.

Chile
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a quite place in Hermanus. It s located around 10 minutes walking to downtown They works with BazBus and are very punctual to go for you. If you are traveling by your own, this is not probably the best place because is very quiet and not a lot of common areas. They are very honest booking the tour...

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gardengirlafrica, owner's wife at Zoete Inval Travellers Lodge, responded to this review

Yes Gaston, we are so sorry that while you were here there were mostly couples so it must have seemed lonely for you. To be honest, because you were at your laptop so much, we believed that you preferred it that way. Travelling alone has it's ups and downs and we are sure you will meet other singles to do...

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Zoete Inval for two nights. I've been in Africa for a while: the beds at Zoete Inval were definitely the most comfortable I've had in months. The owners are super friendly. They really make you feel at home, they will help you with everything. If you are looking for a good night of sleep, some peace but...

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gardengirlafrica, Owner at Zoete Inval Travellers Lodge, responded to this review

We are so thankful that you could relax and enjoy Hermanus with us.

Hengelo, The Netherlands
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Our stay at the zoete inval was very pleasant. Kind hosts and a good Vibe. The rooms were clean and our shares bathroom was only shared with on other couple which made it almost feel like a private bathroom. This made it good value! Center is at walking distance. Good stay overall

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gardengirlafrica, Owner at Zoete Inval Travellers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to give your feedback.

London
Reviewed 28 October 2016

There was a problem with our booking, in that when we turned up our private room was double booked (two people with the same first name!!) so we missed out on staying in beautiful room 6!!! The manager was very apologetic and did everything she could to sort things out - we where given a dorm to ourselves with a...

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gardengirlafrica, owner's wife at Zoete Inval Travellers Lodge, responded to this review

We are thankful that all was resolved to your satisfaction. Hope to see you soon!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Little gem of a place for those on a budget. A short stroll out of the centre of town. Rooms are nice and clean and breakfast is very nice too. The ladies on the front desk are full of great advice and are super helpful and lovely. Would definitely stay here again. Great value👍🏻

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gardengirlafrica, owner's wife at Zoete Inval Travellers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your encouragement. We are so thankful to our front desk ladies and the whole wonderful team who make Zoete what it is. We so appreciate your time and feedback.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Zoete Inval Travellers Lodge is a delightful little corner of Hermanus where you can rest your head and belongings with complete ease. The rooms are clean and everyone is ready to answer any questions you may have. It is situated in beautiful surroundings where recycling and conservation is tops and made to look not only achievable but also easy to...

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gardengirlafrica, owner's wife at Zoete Inval Travellers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Hope to see you again soon...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Zoete Inval Traveller's Lodge provides a RE-experience for the budget conscious traveller. REjeuvenate, RElax and REcharge in the REfreshing atmosphere committed to environment conservation and community upliftment. REcreate takes on a new meaning through their application of full-on REcycle, REuse and REduce policies and support of the "REcycle Swop Shops". Come experience REstoration of your body, soul and spirit in our lush garden, enjoy the fresh garden greens or soak up the sun in the mountain view jacuzzi. For swingers, the wine barrel hammock beside the bubbling water feature and braai area is the place to be. Come experience hospitality from the heart. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zoete Inval Travellers Lodge

Address: 23 Main Road, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: ₹ 2,793 - ₹ 3,408 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Zoete Inval Travellers Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“The rooms in the more hostel-y of the two buildings (the one with the hot tub on it and the guest-use kitchen) are notably less comfortable than those in the more home-y building. Looking at privates in both, we went with the home-y option and were very satisfied.”
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