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Obesa Lodge

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay and would recommend Obesa anytime. The unit was very spacious and clean. It was within walking distance to good restaurants and museums. There was safe parking space next to the unit.

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Sonja B, Owner at Obesa Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you! We truly appreciate your kind review.

Moorreesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well equipped rooms with aircon, roof fan, and wall mounted heater. Very neat and tidy. I like the Dstv package they got with all the sports channels and movie channels...made me feel like home. Although I did not encounter any mosquito's, I thought the mosquito repellent was a nice touch. NICE!!

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Sonja B, Owner at Obesa Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you! We really appreciate your wonderful review and we hope you will visit us again.

Durbanville, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a very a pleasant 3 night stay at Obesa. Enjoyed the outside area and braai. The only problem was with both the shower's floors--very slippery and the slope towards the outlet too steep --caused a problem with stability and creates possibility of falling. Cleaning staff were very friendly.

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Sonja B, Owner at Obesa Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We will definitely try to solve the problem with the shower floor.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No problem with check in young gentleman at reception was very friendly and helpful. The room and bathroom were very clean. Beds were a bit uncomfortable (I think they could be changed).. The TV should be mounted on the wall for better viewing. We were only at Obesa for one night but we were very satisfied. The room was very...

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Sonja B, Owner at Obesa Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate it. We are taking your suggestions seriously.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed here over night in a room beside the pool. The location is quiet enough. Room was big and clean, nice braai outside. But the site is over run with cats. Expect to get woken during the night and at first light with lots of meowing, and cats fighting. Advertised WiFi is next to useless. Wouldn't stay here again.

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Sonja B, Owner at Obesa Lodge, responded to this review

We are truly sorry that you did not enjoy stay at Obesa Lodge. First of all, we do state that our Wifi is unreliable as we are dependent on Telkom's outdated infrastructure (along with everyone else in this area). Secondly, we are proud of the fact that we not only feed but also sterilize and vaccinate the cats that come...

Grahamstown, South Africa
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Very pretty, colourful lodge on a quiet street. Great location, helpful staff, and very comfortable beds! We stayed in one of the budget twin rooms - basic but clean and very comfortable with all the amenities you need for a reasonable price. My only complaint is that our hand soap and shower caps were replaced every day which wasn't needed...

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Sonja B, Manager at Obesa Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Christina, Thank you for your kind review, we hope that you will stay with us again soon.

Chartwell
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Easy access in and out of town and to grocery store. TV in adjacent room really loud so glad was just for one night. Glad I chose to stay at Obesa Lodge. Hope roadworks don't take too long to complete but glad to know there will be better roads into Graaf-Reinet

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Thank you for your kind review, we hope that you will stay with us again soon.

Port Elizabeth
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Lovely clean, delightful cottage in a good area..so suprised by the spaciousness and very affordable rates. Would definitly recommend as a place to stay.Air con a big plus in the heat of the Karroo. Friendly host.

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Thank you very much for your kind review. We hope that you stay with us again.

Selb, Gernany
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Obesa Lodge is OK but worst thing the bed was like a trampoline, you can feel every move of the partner no good advice at reception regarding key for electronic gate, it pushed against our car during driving through it closed suddenly. Asking at recepton what to do the answer was in Graaff Reinet is not much to do and...

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Sonja B, Owner at Obesa Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for your review. I wish I knew which room you are complaining about so that I can check the mattress - especially since all our mattresses are 18 months old and were bought as hospitality mattresses. About the gate, I am truly sorry that the gate closed on your vehicle and I wished you reported it immediately....

Aston Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Beautiful environment. Safe secure friendly. Very well maintained with a very home-like comfortable feel. I wish we had been staying for longer. Will be back as soon as possible. Perfect location and accommodation.

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Thank you - Your review warms my heart. I hope we will see you soon. Kind regards Sonja

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The inspiration for the name OBESA LODGE comes from the Euphorbia Obesa, commonly known as the 'African Hut'. Obesa Lodge is a colorful complex and offers affordable 'value for money' accommodation to large groups, families, couples or the single tourist. Travellers can choose between Self-catering units and family cottages OR Budget Twin rooms with bathrooms with the option of a full English breakfast delivered to their doors. The self-catering units and rooms are decorated according to various themes e.G. Sundowner, Spring Breeze, Tutti Frutti and Mellow. The Lodge is surrounded by beautiful gardens, complete with free Wi-Fi, swimming pool, braai areas and safe off-street parking with remote controlled gates. Credit cards are accepted (Visa, Master and Diners). The Obesa Cactus and Succulent Garden is situated opposite Obesa Lodge - one of the twelve most spectacular cactus and succulent gardens in the world. ... more   less 

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Address: 64 Murray Street, Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Graaff-Reinet
Price Range: ₹ 2,586 - ₹ 3,362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Obesa Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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