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Paarl, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely, friendly staff. Good breakfast. Guest house comfortably furnished in style. Pool and braai area very nice. Best game drive ever! Great to have had the bush and beach experience.The drive to the Lapa at the beach is exciting. Nicole and Werner excellent hosts. We will definitely go again.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a wonderful few days at Fort d Acre. Nicole and Werner are simply the best, and nothing is too much for them. The drive to tne beach is beautiful, and the beach itself is just soo relaxing. Forte d Acre is well worth a visit. Very highly recommended!!

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FortdAcre, Manager at Fort D'Acre Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Megan & Stewart, Thank you so much for taking the time to write up such a lovely review for us. We appreciate the kind words and we are so glad you enjoy staying with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to Fort D'Acre Reserve soon. Warm Regards Nicole & Werner

Bella Vista, Argentina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very good experience and enjoyed every time we spent there. Many thanks to the crew, they were very nice people!!! Including a great barbacue cooked for them!!! We would like to come again!!! Muchísimas gracias a todo el staff, en especial a Nivole y su marido, que nos han permitido pasar unos días estupendos!! Bellísima casa en...

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FortdAcre, Manager at Fort D'Acre Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Hereu Family, Thank you for a wonderful review. We appreciate you taking the time to write one. I am so glad you had a an enjoyable time with us, it was fantastic to meet all of you and that we could spend an evening BBQing together. We look forward to welcoming you back to Fort D'Acre Reserve in the...

Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

we have seen a lot so far in our short life, but this is absolutely fabulous!!! Such a peaceful and amazing place! Private reserve, private beach, pool, great rooms with an amazing view, almost on our own, fell in love.

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FortdAcre, Manager at Fort D'Acre Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Florian & Claudia, Thank you for taking the time to write up such a lovely review for us. We appreciate each and every one. I am so glad to see you enjoyed your short stay with us so much. We look forward to welcoming you back to Fort D'Acre Reserve in the future. Thank you Warm Regards Nicole &...

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Thanks Nicole for a lovely warm, peaceful and much needed stay at Fort D'Acre. The stay was amazing and look forward to staying again, hopefully in the winter! Please thank your staff for setting up the lovely braai for us, we really enjoyed being able to braai ourselves and catch up over a glass of wine in front of the...

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FortdAcre, Manager at Fort D'Acre Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Debbie, Thank you for the review. We really appreciate it and great to see you both had a wonderful time with us. It was only a pleasure to set up the braai area for you , nothing beats a good fire. We look forward to welcoming you back to Fort D'Acre Reserve. Thank you Warm Regards Nicole & Werner

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Perfect breakaway - we only spent 1 night, but it felt like we have spend 2....luxurious! The lodge is wonderful...the views are great .... peaceful, relaxing, quiet ... Friendly service, it felt like home away from home.... but only better!

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FortdAcre, Manager at Fort D'Acre Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Marius, Thank you for the review. It always makes us happy to see that our guests enjoyed their stay, that they felt relaxed and at home. It was great to meet both of you and we look forward to welcoming you again at our little piece if paradise. Thank you Warm Regards Nicole & Werner

East London, South Africa
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I spent two nights in this place and I was gushing to the managers of how excellent their establishment is. This private reserve is just over 20 km from the town of Port Alfred. If you want peace and quiet, this is the place for you. What impressed me the most is how you get to see the ocean from...

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FortdAcre, Manager at Fort D'Acre Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Abongile, Thank you so much for the fantastic review, I am so glad you had a great time and were able to relax. We enjoyed having you stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back to Fort D'Acre. Have a lovely holiday in Thailand. Thank you Warm Regards Nicole & Werner

East London, South Africa
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We stayed for only three days, but we should have stayed longer. Beautiful lodge, staff friendly and game drives a pure joy. We will definitely visit Ford D'Acre again in the near future. I can recommend this lodge for a relaxing breakaway

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FortdAcre, Manager at Fort D'Acre Reserve, responded to this review

Good morning Christine, Thank you so much for the lovely review. I am so glad you enjoyed the lodge and what we have to offer. It was great to meet you and your family. We look forward to welcoming you back to Fort D'Acre soon. Thank you Warm Regards Nicole & Werner

Knysna
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Staff very friendly and helpful. Rooms have beautiful view. Breakfast was great and supper very tasty too. Game drive was very good and insightful. Awesome secluded beach. Over all worth every cent!!!!

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FortdAcre, Manager at Fort D'Acre Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Gareth, Thank you so much for taking the time to write up a review on Fort D'Acre Reserve. I am so glad to see that you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate the lovely comments and we hope to be able to welcome you back soon to our little piece of paradise. Thank you Warm Regards Nicole &...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We were received very well and we were happy we enjoyed ourself we are defiantly coming back in December for a holiday the place is beautiful but can the lodge try to have a restaurant for food so that it can be easy to choose what to eat

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FortdAcre, Manager at Fort D'Acre Reserve, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for the review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate your comments which we will take into consideration. We look forward to welcoming you again to Fort D'Acre Reserve in the future. Thank you Warm Regards Nicole

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fort D' Acre is an exclusive thatched safari lodge situated at the mouth of the Great Fish River, 25km. From Port Alfred. With sweeping views of bush and coastline it invites the visitor to explore the contrasting habitats. Game drives into the reserve offer opportunities to view 19 different species including Cape Buffalo and giraffe. Relax in our beautiful indigenous garden with a large pool or at our private beach lapa with exclusive access to a secluded beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fort D'Acre Reserve

Address: Fish River Mouth, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Price Range: $125 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Fort D'Acre Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Try to get one of the rooms at the front of the house as you get a full view of the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles DebbieBurton80068, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Any of the front rooms are lovely!”
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“1st floor rooms have a better view”
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“Rooms with A/C have better views than the one without.”
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