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    Otterskloof Private Game Reserve

    30 km on the Road to Luckhoff, Philippolis, South Africa
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    “game” (5 reviews)
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    Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

    On arrival greeted with such friendliness and enthusiasm! Welcome drinks even for children and wet cloths to clean hands from road trip. Lodge and food excellent, Accomodation is clean, air conditioned, comfortable and catered for all our needs. Pool sparking clean, lawns beautiful green and...More

    Thank Angelique v
    Reviewed 13 January 2017

    The Accommodation was clean functional and more than adequate, unfortunately, the dinner was absolutely terrible. The meal was said to be 3 course but the mushroom starter was non existent along with the nominal desert. the main meal was simply unacceptable.More

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    Response from AbelErasmus, Owner at Otterskloof Private Game ReserveResponded 2 February 2017

    Good day, Thank you for your review - we're very glad that you found our accommodation up to standard. We have taken your comments in respect to dinner to heart and have revised those dishes as per your e-mail communication. We appreciate the time you...More

    Reviewed 5 January 2017

    For the price we expected more 4 star quality..there was bot even a tv in the room. It was also quite a big turn off from the N1 for a over night stay..but we had the time to do it..and places on lekkerslapo was really...More

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    Response from AbelErasmus, Owner at Otterskloof Private Game ReserveResponded 2 February 2017

    Hi Jeannine, Thank you for the detailed review - we take all guests' recommendations to heart. We specialise in game dishes, locally sourced, but do accommodate our visitors' special dietary requirements on request. Our menu's are set due to the remote location of the Reserve....More

    Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

    I needed a place to stop on the way to the Cape but have been disappointed by accommodation in Colesberg as it is often noisy. By driving a few kilometers off the beaten track you get a beautiful quite and hospitable place to stay. It...More

    1  Thank Peter John C
    Reviewed 29 December 2016

    We spent one night at Otterskloof. The views from the farm are beautiful but very dry. You can see the effect of the drought on the farm. The food was delicious. I would highly recommend getting taking the dinner.

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$ 62 - US$ 135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Philippolis
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    David L
    26 October 2016|
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    Hi David, Yes. The nearest lodge to the Fishing spot is Bush Lodge. It can accommodate up to 8 people. It is about 15 minutes to the dam. You will need a high clearance vehicle. Bush Lodge is powered by solar panels... More
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