Reviews & Comments

Showing 10 reviews (ordered by date of stay, most recent appearing first).

Verified reviewpoor

African Lodge was a big disappointment. The actuality of what greets guests upon arrival is in complete contrast to the description provided on the lodge’s website. The rooms are anything but spacious and the lodge is currently under construction, which means there is no pool to enjoy and the common rooms are in a complete state of disrepair. African hospitality, as referenced on the website, is very much on display via the staff who worked tirelessly to make up in their personal service for all else that was lacking in this accommodation. The conditions were so awful that we had to move next door to the sister lodge, African Footprints. To add insult to injury, the manager attempted to charge us an additional fee for moving from one accommodation to the other in spite of the fact that the rooms at both locations call for the exact same rate for a night’s stay. I feel for the staff who work there and have to handle the daily disappointment and complaints that are the result of poor management and mismarketing.

February 2019

Sara Lacombe (Central New Jersey)

Verified reviewvery good

Great place to stay, Friendly staff, nice big room

November 2015

Alina C. (Pietersburg)

Verified reviewexcellent

Excellent staff, very helpfull. We were a large group of kids on a sport event. We will deffinately be back.

October 2015

Andy Pieters (Johannesburg)

Verified reviewexcellent

From an International Traveller point of view the ambience and feel of the place was true to its name.

July 2014

Ymna Kalla (Pretoria)

Verified reviewpoor

Booked 2 rooms for the night of 17 June 2014, booking was confirmed by email as well as by telephone. On arrival the person at reception did not know of the bookings. After telephonically discused the matter with the owner she acknowledged that they booked us at another guesthouse and we should proceed to that guesthouse. On arrival at the referred guesthouse the reception did not know of the booking. Fortunate for us there were two room available. That is not the correct way to treat clients. This Guesthouse is deffinately NOT recommended to anyone.

June 2014

Konnie Baard (Cape Town)

Verified reviewexcellent

We would like to thank Africa Lodge for their wonderful patience/ professionalism in handling one of those "my wallet has gone missing" awkward situations. My son was on tour at he and the team stayed at the lodge - on day of leaving my son couldn't find his wallet. After contacting the lodge and us stressing and not wanting to accuse anyone of stealing. I was phoned by Melissa to say the wallet complete with money was found. All I can say is "Wow" what amazing people we still have in our world! Thank you Africa Lodge! Highly recommend them in a heart beat!

January 2014

Liesl Nel (Port Elizabeth)

Verified reviewexcellent

10/10 for the staff, exactly where I needed to be UOFS.

May 2012

Tsholo Tshabalala (Welkom)

Verified reviewvery good

Perfect Location, directly opp the University of the Free State and in the same street than the Waterfront Mall. Very helpfull and friendly staff. Perfectly clean. Will deffinately be back.

January 2012

Lynn Pfeiffer (Cape Town)

Verified reviewvery good

Clean and very helpfull and friendly staff. In the same street than the Waterfront mall. Very good security.

January 2012

Lynn de Necker (Klerksdorp)

Verified reviewvery good

Modern and clean rooms, close to everything. Great breakfast

December 2011

Sally Brown (Pretoria)

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