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Durbanville, South Africa
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311 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We travelled as 3 couples and stayed in Kol Kol Cabin. It was great to only travel just over an hour from Cape Town city, and reach this hidden gem - away from all the hustle and bustle. We were supplied with some lovely rusks, eggs, etc - and not to forget the huge heap of wood for the braai... More 

Thank Mari B
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

O wow what an amazing place! We stayed in the Bugsy cabin, which we loved, it's very private and you have your own little waterfall and pond right under your nose. The cabin is cosy with everything that you need, including a fireplace, huge tub with stunning views, and a hot tub. Some personal touches was not overlooked, from the... More 

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Cape Town, SA
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we got there, it felt like we had stepped in a different parallel reality where it was just about us reconnecting with each other and nature. We greatly appreciated all the thoughtful touches and the trouble our hosts and their team went to, to make our stay special and memorable. If you enjoy nature, but do not... More 

1 Thank ER0310
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As an Australian, I'm fairly accustomed to this form of accommodation, but this place really exceeded all my expectations. Kolkol cabin, the first to be built by Rudi, was absolutely stunning. So much thought and creativity had obviously been put into the design and construction of the cabin. The outlook from the deck was stunning. I could hear the creek... More 

Thank Nicholas C
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best weekend getaway in the Cape area.. First visited them back in 2009, I've been back about 10 times or more. This is a unique destination in many ways.. Hosts Karen and Rudi are gems 👌🏻 A review doesn't do this place justice. Go visit them!!!! Be sure to book a year in advance though..

Thank joe p
Somerset West, South Africa
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70 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stayed at the KolKol Mountain Lodge for a whole weekend in June 2016. The great thing it that it is just a short drive from Cape Town and one doesn't have to drive for hours on end. We booked the cabin a year in advance already as they are THAT popular. Accessibility was really easy even though the owners... More 

1 Thank AK7130
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stayed in Bugsy. All cottages are very private, luxurious, and with stunning views. There is enough wood supplied to stoke the donkey for the hot tub, as well as the fire place inside, AND to braai. Every day! This was my second visit to Kol Kol, and we are going back in February, so that we can sit in... More 

Thank hanriej
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The perfect romantic getaway. Rustic, but well equipped. All the creature comforts and the wood fired hot tubs Rudi makes are perfect to soak your cares away or spend a romantic evening in. The hiking trail and surrounding area is untouched and makes you feel close to nature. For a home cooked meal visit Goedertrouw 2km down the road. Booking... More 

Thank TriggerCT
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

We had an incredible time at KolKol. We stayed in the Pincushion cabin for 4 nights - an amazing little holiday. Thank you so much Rudi, Karen and Jonny. Amazing service throughout our stay. Pincushion cabin has the most beautiful view and we loved the little stream next to the cabin! The hiking trail is amazing - waterfalls, golden fynbos... More 

Thank JaneNicolette
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

An awesome place to get away from the normal day-to-day rat race and not far to drive from the city. Perfect place for a honeymoon or special occasion. The cabin was very well equipped and there was plenty of dry wood to keep the braai and hot tub going. Make sure you pack plenty of sparkling wine and chocolate for... More 

Thank SeanWhelan2015

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about KolKol Mountain Lodge

Address: Van der Stel Pass, Bot River 7185, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Bot River
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Kolkol Mountain Hotel Bot River
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“Book well in advance - it's a very popular establishment”
 of 5 bubbles MariB444, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bugsy cabin was great.”
 of 5 bubbles YolDon16, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book well in advance to avoid disappointment (I booked six months in advance and only week nights were available).”
 of 5 bubbles ER0310, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“KolKol cabin was stunning, but I'm sure they all are”
 of 5 bubbles nicholasc734, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I believe all cabins are good.”
 of 5 bubbles AK7130, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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