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The Wilderness Hotel

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Wilderness
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wilderness Hotel is conveniently positioned close to various restaurants and a beautiful beach. It has a lovely swimming pool area and is just a drive to George. The rooms are spacious and most of then have been newly refurbished.

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Cumbria
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't let the words old-fashioned put you off - it's a compliment. The room, and indeed the hotel was well appointed and maintained. We had a re-furbished King room and it was very nice indeed. By old-fashioned I mean the lovely heritage feel, and the warm and friendly staff, who were wonderful. Food was great too.Rarely have I felt such...

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Reggio Calabria, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed just for one night during our trip from Capetown to Johannesburg. The breakfast was good and various while the room was nice enough but I won't stay more than one night. It was a bit "old" .

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service from staff but hotel a little tired and worn. The location is great within Wilderness, close to all restaurants and beach. Fine for a one night stopover on garden route. Make sure you skip dinner at hotel and dine at a restaurant called "The Girls" just around the corner.

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Wilderness
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our overnight stay was pleasant, and we found the staff most accommodating to our requests (we needed room in the hotel's fridge and deep freeze). It was also pleasing to find the costs were NOT out of the world, will stay again

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Wilderness
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

25 years ago me and my wife spent our honeymoon here.So expectations was high to experience the same hospitality as then. Glad to say that we were not disappointed and will mark this as a place where we will go back to on a regular basis. Keep up the standard as we most certainly recommend this hotel to friends and...

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Wilderness
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location with numerous amenities. Spacious room with use of small refirgerator Enjoyed the many options at breakfast Staff will go the extra mile, every time Large hotel so your room may be quite far from the front entrance. Family room is very spacious even though they have 2 double bunks

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Wilderness
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time at the hotel and will most definitely visit again. We liked the breakfast in the mornings and enjoyed spending time in the lounge. The grounds are kept very neat and the hotel staff are very friendly. We did go to the gym, but some of the apparatus was broken. we are looking forward to using...

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Wilderness
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The reception was very pleasant. The staff all pleasant and helpful. The Steak meal on Friday evening exceptionally good. Service in general very good. Hotel in general excellent. Will recommend and will definitely be back.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an old hotel with a great history, but the rooms and furnishings are not old. The rooms are spacious and some has great views. They have a large dining room and a great menu to go with it. Normally they serve a buffet dinner with good food. You are close by to the Wilderness beach and other amenities....

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TheWildernessHotel, General Manager at The Wilderness Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guests - we strive to answer each review individually. but I can not help repeating what I just wrote in a similar reply....your kind review is close to the perfect perception we'd love our guests to leave the hotel and beautiful surroundings with....thank you so much for really taking in what our area has to offer! Thanks for making...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Garden Route's oldest and best-loved Hotels! With a grand tradition as honeymoon spot, family hotel and a tourist and business destination, it's steeped in tradition and it's got a warm, old-style charm. But it's also a modern hotel with all the facilities you need - The 150-bedroom property boasts a beauty spa, two swimming pools, a bowling green, two tennis courts, a squash court, putt-putt and six banqueting halls and conference rooms. We are situated almost in the centre of the Garden Route - 45 minutes' drive to both Mossel Bay and Knysna, less than an hour to Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo. Not to mention 300 meters from golden beaches, surrounded by indigenous forests and striking lagoons. It's a Mecca for sport and adventures and Wilderness is part of the unfenced Garden Route National Park - with some of the world's most popular walks and trails. All of this makes The Wilderness Hotel perfect for niche markets like birders, mountain bikers, golfers and for tour companies too, of course. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Wilderness Hotel

Address: 6 George Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Wilderness
Price Range: $88 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Wilderness Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 155
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Also Known As:
Wilderness Hotel Wilderness
Protea Resort
Protea Hotel Wilderness
Protea Wilderness Hotel
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