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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Excellent location and a wonderful host. The service was exceptional and exceeded my expectations. I was made very at home and the atmosphere was very warm and welcoming. The town was quite and very relaxing.

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks Sandra for your review. I am so pleased that you had a relaxing time and I hope you will re-visit one day in the near future! Kind Regards, Shirley More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 11 August 2015

I only have positive things to say about my stay at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge this winter. As soon as I arrived I felt settled in and right at home thanks to Shirley's hospitality and warm, friendly nature. My room was spacious and the beds were very warm and comfortable. Private access to rooms allowed me to come and go... More 

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks Justin for your positive review. I am so pleased that everything was suitable for your needs and that you had a pleasant stay and enjoyed exploring Montagu and the surrounding area. I look forward to welcoming you back one day in the future! Kind Regards, Shirley More 

Milnerton
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

We travelled from Cape Town to Knysna on Route 62 and stayed over at Koo Karoo in Montagu for 1 night. We had a lovely stay, with friendly staff and very comfortable accommodation. The garden is beautiful and I would recommend this place any time.

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed our cottage and I look forward to welcoming you back when cycling through this area again. Kind Regards, Shirley More 

Parow, South Africa
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58 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 April 2015

Excellent value for money. I was totally impressed the efficiency, welcome, cleanliness, quiet...There was nothing to fault and thank you for the free WiFi.When I booked I did not even check for wheelchair friendliness and yet that is what we got - our daughter is in a wheelchair and what a differences all the little touches like ramps made! The... More 

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much Lorraine for your positive review of your time here. I am happy that everything worked for you and that the braai area fitted your needs. I look forward to welcoming you back here again! Best Wishes, Shirley More 

Stevenage, UK
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101 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

People talk about staying somewhere which is so relaxed and friendly it's like being at home with friends. This is one of those places. The accommodation is spacious, well equipped, very close to restaurants and the centre of the village as well as being spotlessly clean. The owners and Anne are welcoming, friendly and give great advice on local attractions... More 

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Thankyou John & Bev for your encouraging and positive review. We are constantly looking to improve our facilities and we are happy that everything was acceptable for your stay. We wish you well for your travels wherever they may take you, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Montagu in the future. With Our Best Wishes, Shirley &... More 

Alton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2015

We have now been to South Africa five times and each time we visit the Koo Karoo for a few days at the beginning and end of our holiday. Shirley, Paul and their assistant, Anne are all so friendly and helpful, the breakfasts are great and nothing is too much trouble. I hope that we will be back again in... More 

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Thankyou Heather & Andy for your wonderful review. It is always a pleasure to host both of you and we look forward to your annual visit. Here's to catching up again in 2016. With our very best wishes to you both, Shirley & Paul More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 March 2015

This was our first visit to Koo Karoo Guest Lodge and we had made our reservation following a recommendation from friends who had previously enjoyed their stayed at Koo Karoo. On our arrival we received a very warm welcome from our enthusiastic and dedicated hosts. The room, which had its own outside access, was spacious, airy and very comfortable. We... More 

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review of your stay with us here at Koo Karoo. It was a pleasure to host you and your husband and and to offer suggestions of places to visit in the area and the village of Montagu too. We will look forward to your return visit. Kind Regards, Shirley & Paul More 

Norman, Oklahoma
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715 reviews
197 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 509 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2015

This is our second stay at Koo Karoo. We love the location which is convenient for restaurants, craft shops and the bird rookery. The supermarket is not too far. Very comfortable beds and nice rooms. Nice breakfast. Very good service in general and nice host. Fast internet. Overall good value in a nice location. Forgot to mention that this is... More 

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your positive review. We are happy that you enjoyed your second stay with us and appreciated the quiet surroundings although not too far to walk to shops and restaurants. We look forward to you re-visiting us and Montagu one day in the future. Kind Regards, Shirley & Paul More 

West Hoathly, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 February 2015 via mobile

Friendly hosts, clean and comfortable accommodation, pool, parking, walk to main street, wifi, card payment easy. Relaxing stay, hope to return for longer another time. Montagu Information found Koo Karoo and more for us.

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your positive and encouraging review. We are so pleased that you found our facilities suitable for your needs and we look forward to welcoming you back to Koo Karoo in the future. With our best wishes. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Koo Karoo is a B&B run by very enthusiastic host/hostess who go out of their way to ensure your comfort. The rooms and beds are very comfortable. The breakfast served in the morning is first class. It is situated one street back from the main road so traffic noise is no problem. There are excellent restaurants withing walking distance. Highly... More 

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Shirley T, Owner at Koo Karoo Guest Lodge, responded to this review

It is good to hear that you were happy with your stay with us at Koo Karoo. We try to offer accommodation that is clean, comfortable and affordable and you obviously you felt that this was the case - thankyou. We look forward to hosting you in the future when your travels bring you to Montagu. Kind Regards. More 

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  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spacious en-suite B&B rooms with private entrances. Economy double/twin; queen double and king double. Economy room and Queen room offer tea/coffee facilities, heater/fan and SABC TV. King room offers tea/coffee facilities; modern airconditioning unit and overlooks the garden. Early breakfasts catered for if required! Secluded garden, braai area, gated off road parking and small pool. Free WiFi available in all rooms. Visa & Mastercard accepted. Two self catering facilities with well equipped kitchens and lounge areas with DSTV (30 channels)located on the same site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Koo Karoo Guest Lodge

Address: 5 Piet Retief Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Montagu
Price Range: ₹ 2,908 - ₹ 3,250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Koo Karoo Guest Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Choose one of the self contained units for a spacious and quiet stay.”
 of 5 bubbles 529DerekP, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I loved the quiet of a garden facing room.”
 of 5 bubbles Filetmylar58, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Room no 3 of the guest house of cottage for self catering”
 of 5 bubbles 147fionas, 8 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We had a family room which sleeps 4 and it over-looked the beautiful garden.”
 of 5 bubbles 904ilseh, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Self catering is value for money”
 of 5 bubbles Theresa1962_12, 26 Oct 2014 | Read review
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