We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Rooiberg Lodge

Booking.comUS$101*
View Deal
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Lock in the lowest price from our partners
View Deal
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Professional photos
Rooiberg Lodge
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

67 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 63: English reviews
Start your review of Rooiberg Lodge
 Click to rate
Van wyksdorp
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have lunch here often and we are always so extremely happy with everything - from the excellent service, stunning location and gorgeous freshly prepared meals! Absolutely wonderfull! A true hidden gem!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Wendiskow
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing lodge thats hidden away but a must see. A green paradise situated on the border of the Karoo at the foot of Rooiberg pass. 5 star accommodation and services. Game roaming 200m away in the river bed...stunning.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank DevilliersO
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding quiet getaway. Don't let sand road deter you. Host is amazing. Accommodation fabulous. Worth the long road. Food excellent as are all amenities. Will def return. Quiet beautiful piece of heaven.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank taffyhaywardstewart
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Off the beaten track, nestled between mountains. Loved the conveniently prepared braai pack and making a wooden fire while watching a lightning storm approaching in the distance. Did a short hike with incredible views of the reserve. Sunset was also spectacular, will return for longer next time

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Johan M
Shaka's Rock, South Africa
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we only had one night at Rooiberg Lodge and believe that 2 nights should be a minimum! On entry we were greeted by large baboons on the road and a beautiful male Nyala. We were greeted by Henry who showed us our accommodation. The chalets are in excellent with all the amenities catered for and available. The beds are...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Stephne A
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Most beautiful oasis after a long, hot day following the riders. Lush green grass, sparkling clean swimming pool. Friendly, hospitable staff tending to our every need. Very clean ablutions and comfortable sleeping arrangements. Delicious food. Will definitely visit again.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Anne R
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 March 2017

While we came through Van Wyksdorp, we came across the Rooiberg Lodge. We had read about it so decided to look into it. We only had coffee and a great chocolate cake, but we were so very warmly welcomed by Henry. The lodge is located very remotely and it gives a wonderful feeling of isolation. The surrounding Karoo has such...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Stalex24
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Thanks to Ronel and Henry we enjoyed a very special weekend at this beautiful lodge. The scenery is spectacular and the birding very entertaining. The chalets are spotless and thoughtfully appointed. The food, service and ambience were all wonderful. I highly recommend their steak, my husband ordered it twice in a row! Full, cooked breakfast will start your day off...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Tonia S
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

This is a place if you just want to break away from everything! It is quite a drive on a dirt road to get there but worth it. The rooms is spacious and you just want to kick out your shoes and forget about the world and relax. The food at the restaurant is good and breakfast is a good...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Andries B
Zaanstad, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 February 2017

What a nice surprise to suddenly see this beautiful lodge at the end of a dust road hidden in a very nice and charming scenery in the Klein Karoo. Nice cottages, a good pool and tasty food and wines in the restaurant. Henry and Ronel are the bests hosts one can think of! It was top!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank 879jackg

27 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (27)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (12)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (11)

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Rooiberg Lodge

Address: Assegaay Nature Reserve | Little Karoo, Van Wyksdorp, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Van Wyksdorp
Price Range: $131 - $308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your Rooiberg Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Rooiberg Lodge staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“all cottages are equally nicely located.”
879jackg, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The chalets are amazing, with little kitchenettes but eat in the restaurant as food amazing.”
Wendiskow, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any of the Chalets”
  • Rooiberg Lodge
J0hnWR, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Wifi only in the reception area and for the rest you can forget about internet and enjoy the surroundings!”
Antoi9, 8 May 2015 | Read review
“Villa's look much better then the rooms. Wifi is only in the main house - there is no mobile phone reception.”
Reasonableguy123, 5 Feb 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Booking.com
US$101* /night
View Deal
Priceline
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates