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Critchley Hackle Lodge

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“nice dinner”(3 reviews)
“small lake”(4 reviews)
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewsa small sitting areanice dinnersmall laketrout damrustic stylegreat view of the lakecold meatsboutique hotelrooms are greatunderfloor heatingthe cottagesold schoolbeautiful venuenext morningthe general managerfly fishingspent one night
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We recently stayed here for one night en route to Thornybush Game Reserve. It is an ideal place to stop from Johannesburg. Room, food and service were all top class and lake setting is most attractive. New owners are making every effort to turn around...More

2  Thank stoatUk
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Top stay and wonderful people will look after you. Nice food and top rooms will make it a top relaxing hotel to stay after a long drive from Johannesburg. Little town but with charme. Next day you have to drive too the Krügerpark.

1  Thank Fuerbringer A
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The hotel has all the rooms outside the headbuilding in semidetached homes. The wifi is very bad and does not work in the rooms, only in the head building. The hotel has been taken over and the new owner will do a lot on upgrading....More

1  Thank Jan L
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Under new management and it shows! Had a nice dinner at the restaurant, small menu(which we love) well presented meals. Even the chef personally checked on tables. Service was welcoming and friendly. The rooms are comfortable and we love the heated floors, big tub and...More

2  Thank Jacobs_travelers
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We went for the breakfast as we stayed in one of the private houses. What a disappointment. I ordered scrambled eggs with smoked trout, so was quite unpleasantly surprised to get eggs with a smell of trout in it.... there was literally no trout in...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Conference Facilities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pool
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Price range
US$ 147 - US$ 153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$ 147 - US$ 153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (123)
Room & Suite (43)
Dining (10)
Pool & Beach (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
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"Before you book, specify your needs, e.g. is there a fridge in the room? My rating is based on the cottages..."
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"Time of arrival can be crtical"
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"The cottages looking out over the dam."
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"Lakeside rooms lovely even though the ducks are a bit noisy!"
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