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Mudlark River Front Lodge

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Hamburg, Deutschland
Reviewed 11 March 2015

We spent three nights in the Mudlark Riverfront Lodge during our trip to South Africa in February 2015. Our room was # 4, having a private sundeck overlooking the river. A great place for relaxing, reading and/or having a bottle of wine at sunset. We loved watching the many birds, the Lodge is located in a beautiful garden which turns...

Thank elbsebi
Reviewed 9 February 2015

What an idyllic place to stay, wow! We stayed there for 2 nights and could really have stayed longer. It is indeed in the middle of nowhere, but it's really worth to go there. We had 2 rooms next door with our 2 youngsters and we had a big terrace overlooking the exceptional garden and the breede river. The rooms...

Thank Schlingi1967
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2015

Wow! 69KM up a dirt track and you find a slice of heaven! We only stayed for 1 night as we were on a tight road trip schedule but I wish we'd had more time. This is a beautiful place to stay, peace and quiet, views, friendly hosts, fishing, bird watching and chill out time. It was so lovely, you...

Thank -BEES-Bee
Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 14 January 2015

From the first moment we set foot on this lovely property, we knew we were going to enjoy our stay. For a normally very active couple, this was the most relaxing trip yet. We were welcomed warmly, the room was a nice cool reprieve from the afternoon heat and the magnificent birdlife attracted by the feeding stations, the surrounding brush...

1Thank Ciska O
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 December 2014

We spent a lovely four days in September, 2014. Excellent cooking and food from Hilary which was a full breakfast and a three course dinner and good bar service as well Tim and company. Our accommodation was excellent, with a lovely view of the river. An easy drive from Cape Town for a few days stay. The gravel road was...

1Thank vernonbrusse
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 6 October 2014

Mudlark River Lodge is on the Breede River, North Facing, with great views over the river near the river mouth. Hilary prepares fantastic meals, especially the fresh fish dishes.She also feeds the local birds resulting in excellent birding in the beautiful lodge gardens. Mudlark is a great lodge to relax in and enjoy the birds or fish on the Breede...

1Thank aves123
Bramley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2014

We found this place by accident, just booked it off a listing. Was worth the 64k track to get there.. We only had a hired Polo and it managed the road easily. Quick tip make sure you have a full tank of fuel before going as there didn't seem to be any on the road available. Hilary's food is amazing...

1Thank Wendy M
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 17 August 2014

After my recent four reviews (Old Thatch Swellendam, Hope Villa Knysna, Koffylaagte Game Lodge and Zwartberg Mountain View near Oudtshoorn) about our holiday in South Africa I have just realized I missed our last stopover at the mouth of the Breede River. May Hillary and Tim forgive me! After almost two weeks travelling we needed some rest and found this...

Thank Conradundfamily
Reviewed 7 April 2014

This was a perfect celebration for our anniversary. We love nature, needed peace and quiet and to spend some time on our own. We were given just the right room, A little pathway snakes to our almost hidden cabin in the bushes. The garden is lush and well kept with bird trays and feeders to attract lots of birds. The...

1Thank Lana C
north yorkshire
Reviewed 23 February 2014

If The drive here on 65 Km's of dusty gravel road is daunting don't let it put you off coming to paradise. The separate log cabins with private shady terraces are everything you could want, with stunning views over the river. You join other guests for breakfast and dinner or a quiet drink on the communal terrace, in the bar...

1Thank joyceyorks

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The Mudlark River Front Lodge is situated on the bank of the Breede River. 5 double en-suite rooms with private decks and magnificent views over 5 kms of river. The lodge offers guided fishing, river cruises, 205 bird species, whale watching the best in SA, easy walks through the fynbos and along the coast. Lots of peace and tranquility. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mudlark River Front Lodge

Address: Breede River Mouth, Witsand 6666, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Witsand
Hotel Class:3 star — Mudlark River Front Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room number 5 is very private & has fabulous views.”
VS22_CPT, 10 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Room 1 & 2 are the smaller rooms, but still had more than enough space for us, 3 & 4 are almost twice the size of 1 & 2, if you really like space around you. Room 5 is also a large room, but set aside and very private. All the rooms however are stylishly decorated, have their own outside sitting areas and met our requirements two times over.”
CiskaO, 14 Jan 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are good and not far from the dining room.”
vernonbrusse, 3 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Contact Hilary or Tim direct to make a booking”
aves123, 6 Oct 2014 | Read review
“There isn't a bad room here they are all discreetly hidden in the beautiful garden”
wendym376, 2 Sep 2014 | Read review
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