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The Wilderness Hotel

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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.
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Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Tennis Court
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Had to overnight for a work function, very comfy and friendly staff. Rooms were clean and bathroom was revamped! The breakfast next morning was of "biblical" proportions. Choices galore and very friendly servers! Breakfast a winner!
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Great location, family feeling relaxed vibesAlways have a great time with the children at this hotel. Always feel like you can totally relax and take a break, the staff are always very accommodating.
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A bit tired but lots of olde worlde charm. Tried to book a spa treatment but fully booked for 2 whole days when they were not obviously busy. Sat by the spa pool and there was little activity going on.
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Hotel without maintenance, dirty, unfriendly staff. When I asked to change rooms, they wanted to give me a worse one. Terrible Hotel, stained carpets, walls with humidity The kitchen totally dirty. I do not recommend it.
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Staff very friendly & Helpful. Breakfast Excellent & Stay very Pleasant. Rooms comfortable. However, perhaps a preferential rate for regulars & business stay. Will most certainly Recommend. Thanks, Prof
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How big is the fitness centre?
Good day - thank you for your enquiry. The Spa and Fitness centre is rented out to a private company which is in the process of renovating the fitness centre. I believe in about 2 months time it will consist of at least 8 'circuit machines', bicycle, treadmill and loose weights - I hope this helps.
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Lovely Buffet breakfast included. Not included is a wonderful buffet dinner which costs R165.
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"Ask for renovated rooms in the front section on the right hand side of the hotel"
"Ask for one at the front; rear rooms rather dark and cool"
"Room 189 / 190 is the HoneyMoon suite. The best room in the hotel."
"Quite long passages to some of the more distant rooms"
"make sure you have clean water from the taps"
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PRICE RANGE
USD 75 - USD 99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeWilderness
NUMBER OF ROOMS
155
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