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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We started our South African holiday at Glen Avon, with a warm welcome that immediately made us relax after our flight from London. Rooms are very comfortable and we enjoyed dinner twice in the dining room. There is an excellent chef and meals were light, well balanced and delicious. This is our second visit and we would definitely return.

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London UK
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This is the second time we've stayed and we weren't disappointed. Friendly, helpful staff, very comfortable accommodation, excellent evening meal and the beautiful location make this an ideal place for a great holiday in Cape Town.

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Alicante, Spain
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our third visit - it is an ideal place to stay at the start of a South African holiday. It is far enough out from the centre of Cape Town to avoid the hurly-burly of the city, yet close enough o visit all the attractions on offer. The gardens are a delight, the rooms are excellent, the food...

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love to come and stay here... No.1 Strawberry Lane, Constantia. The address of choice for any couple, family or individual wanting a relaxing and peaceful stay in a stunning and tranquil setting with luxury rooms, delightful staff and friendly hospitality. The owners David, Annette & Wendy Stringer are always around and making you feel very welcome and they lead...

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Mere cheshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We cannot recommend this delightful residence highly enough. The staff are well trained and extremely helpful. It reminds me of how hotels used to be with freshly cooked breakfast served to your table and a good limited menu evening meal if you wish. It is in an excellent situation within a short distance to Constantia village and some great wineries...

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WendyDrummond, Manager at Glen Avon Lodge, responded to this review

thank you so much for your positive review...we look forward to hosting you on your next visit to Cape Town. Kind regards Wendy

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We would like say thank you for the wonderful stay. It was all great, the sourroundings, the staff - just everything! The pool-area is wonderfuland all the flowers around there. Really great ! to Cape town it needs less 20 minutes or to go to Hout bay.

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WendyDrummond, Owner at Glen Avon Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for mentioning the distances, Constantia is often thought to be too far out, when in fact, it is more central to all Cape Town's tourist attractions. We look forward to your next visit. Wendy

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for our first night, and were made very welcome. Our room was very comfortable with all needs met. The gardens are delightful. Breakfast and dinner were excellent. We left some clothes behind and staff quickly let us know and kept them for our return. Only slight disappointment was lunch (which they don't really cater for) - cheese...

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WendyDrummond, General Manager at Glen Avon Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your constructive review. We have noted your disappointment with the cheese and ham platters, and will attempt to rectify this matter for our future guests. We look forward to being able to welcome you back to the guesthouse on your next visit to Cape Town. Kind regards Wendy

Lingfield
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We spent 4 days here at the end of December and from the moment we arrived to the moment we left everything was superb. We had the family two bedroom cottage, which was so beautifully appointed and extremely comfortable, the website images do not show how great all the rooms are in my opinion. The two pools were a pleasure...

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WendyDrummond, Owner at Glen Avon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review...we love that you enjoyed the family cottage and the pools.... Looking forward to having you stay with us again. Kind regards Wendy

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This lodge is rated #3 of "Bed and Breakfasts" in Constantia by Trip Advisor and I would not argue with that at all. My problem was that my travel agent recommended it as a "hotel" which it is not.( you have to order dinner in the morning,if you want it from a very restricted choice) and if you want anything...

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Cape Town
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We stayed four days at Glen Avon, we really liked the place, the atmosphere, the service and the staff. The service and flexibility was very good. Rooms were excellent. The staff was really nice and we felt the whole stay very comfortable and relaxing.

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WendyDrummond, Manager at Glen Avon Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review...glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Glen Avon soon. Kind regards Wendy

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Glen Avon has been officially upgraded by the TGCSA to 5 stars and has expanded to 16 superior luxury rooms and suites. Only minutes from major attractions like the Cape Town Waterfront, Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch Gardens, Top Beaches and the Constantia Wine lands. Our en-suite bedrooms have all the luxury comforts including air-conditioning, private bar, internet access, modern marble bathrooms and swimming pool access. Hearty breakfasts and gourmet dinners are all part of the tradition. ... more   less 

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Address: 1 Strawberry Lane, Constantia 7806, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Constantia
Price Range: $177 - $329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Glen Avon Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Ask for a room overlooking the swimming pool(s)”
 of 5 bubbles JMc1946_12, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They are all good”
 of 5 bubbles Greymg123, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the pool have their own sun loungers”
 of 5 bubbles ivor_freedman, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Worth paying the small additional cost of a deluxe ground floor suite opening on to the gardens and swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles HexhamDave, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We had a larger room in the annexe - lovely; all rooms have private balconies or terraces”
 of 5 bubbles johnwH2707OT, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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