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Lakeside Lodge & Spa

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Lakeside lodge for a family wedding. What a location! Upon arrival a member of staff greeted us out in the car park, checking we were attending the wedding. Rooms had been arranged to be ready early for out of town guests (a very welcomed touch). We were shown over to our room with excellent instructions on how to...

Thank SA2Wales
PStreeter, Owner at Lakeside Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate your comments. I am sorry that there was a mix up with your room account and that this issue spoilt what would have been a great stay. Thank you for bringing this to our attention, and you are right without feedback we cannot improve on what we do. We hope to see...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited for an early dinner...the surroundings are breathtaking...however the restaurant was soulless...the lighting was dreadful and gave me a headache as it was too dim andstrained the eyes...the service was pretty poor and left a bad feeling because for this level of restauration, one expects efficient and pleasant service. The food, however, what little of it there was, was...

Thank Jane W
PStreeter, Owner at Lakeside Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, but the sounds of things your evening was far from satisfactory and that is cause for great concern. Our Executive Chef, Kelly Ann Petersen, is an exceptional chef so this is not thank goodness the type of review we are used to. The location of our hotel can mean that on occasion we are quieter...

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This is a beautician rather than a spa. One beauty treatment that usually takes 20 mins took an hour and I had to shorten the massage which followed to 30 mins. The massage was a deep tissue (and I asked for deep pressure and a focus on neck and shoulders), but it was light on my shoulders and the therapist...

Thank CfromCT
Highcliffe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We were staying at Wilderness and drove to the Lakeside Lodge for breakfast. Brilliant! Food first class. Service Excellent. Lovely view over the lake and so peaceful. We will return - hopefully to stay for a night or two

Thank CJN120
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 11 March 2017

If you want to experience paradise then Lakeside will tick all the boxes. We recently stayed as a big family group for a long week-end and from the time we arrived to the time we left we were treated like royalty. Located on the banks of the beautiful Swartvlei in Sedgefield with exquisite views, breath-taking sunrises and sunsets, this Lodge...

Thank mstanier
Bamberg, Germany
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We're still here at Lakeside Lodge and thinking about expanding our stay as the whole hotel and staff are more than friendly and welcoming. The restaurant is excellent with a modern cuisine but southafrican roots. The service is at its best, all members are more than welcoming and know exactly what they do and can't be compared with the german...

Thank sabine b
Cape Town
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The setting is beautiful but we felt it lacked a few things to set it apart as being special. The room is elegantly furnished but we were disappointed with the poor quality of the toiletries which are not within keeping of the standard of this lodge. There is also no place to put soap and shampoo, etc when in the...

Thank Anne G
Maureillas-las-Illas, France
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We spent 2 nights at the Lakeside Lodge and Spa. We were a family of 2 adults and 2 teenagers, and had 2 intercommunicating rooms. The decor, space and facilities of the rooms were excellent. But what really sets this hotel apart is the incredible service from all the staff. From reception, to hotel staff, to cleaning personnel, all were...

Thank Frenchypen
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Simply lovely. The location on the lakeside is stunning and oh so tranquil. Every room is next to the lake and are fitted out to a very high standard. Great to have built in adapter sockets,5 in our room. Very friendly staff. Fellow guests spoke highly of the restaurant although we thought it a bit expensive compared to other local...

Thank Makemwilts
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

What a treat! This place may be more expensive than many other hotels, but it is worth it. Situated close to Wilderness it gives you a short drive to many attractions in the Garden route area. The hotel itself is the most relaxing hotel I have visited. And the owner should be proud about the staff he has collected. The...

Thank Walkthere
PStreeter, Owner at Lakeside Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

What a lovely review, thank you very much. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. The staff work extremely hard to make sure that each and every guest has a good time and really do go the extra mile. We hope to see you again soon.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled within the magnificent Wilderness National Park amidst lush vegetation, Lakeside Lodge & Spa literally is situated on the banks of the beautiful Swartvlei Lake. The Lodge & Spa is unique and offers luxury accommodation. Lakeside Lodge & Spa is truly a wonderful place to escape from city life so simply kick back and enjoy. We offer the following facilities: We have the Benguela Brasserie at the lodge. The Brasserie is open 7 days a week from 8 am for breakfast right the way through the day until 9.00 pm. Serving a delicious local menu and wines at cellar door prices from The Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate. Lakeside Lodge & Spa is fully licensed for your enjoyment. The rooms are all luxurious and include full bathrooms, free standing baths and 2 of the rooms have spa baths. Every bedroom has a large walk in shower. Complimentary luxury toiletries and soft fluffy white towels fresh every day. The rooms all have king size beds, beautiful linen, flat screen TVs, minibar, safe, air conditioning, fans, Nespresso coffee, alarm clocks and music. The bedrooms are all beautifully decorated, with luxurious linen and every bedroom is Lake facing. The Lodge has its own spa so why not treat yourself to a massage? In addition to these facilities Lakeside Lodge & Spa being a water retreat has its own jetty and hotel guests are welcome to bring their own boats (sail, power, jet ski). The lodge has shallow water launch facilities and deep-water facilities close by. Secure boat parking. The lodge also have a number of mountain bikes for the complimentary use of our guests as well as canoes, kayaks, windsurfers, a pontoon boat, a speed boat and fishing facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lakeside Lodge & Spa

Address: 3 Lakeside Drive | Swartvlei, Sedgefield, Knysna 6573, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna > Sedgefield
Price Range: $173 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lakeside Lodge & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“...Lake view rooms obviously”
X6480IUjanew, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Don't choose rooms next to the restaurant (such as Room 8) as there is some noise in the mornings.”
Frenchypen, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a lake view”
emilytT6572RA, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All have lagoon views”
BillandEmma, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“honeymoon suite”
teeny29, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
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