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Mimosa Lodge

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- Great Route 62 location
- Gourmet dining
- Picturesque gardens with pool

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Mimosa Lodge is an independent guesthouse in the picturesque spa town of Montagu, within the heart of the Route 62 Winelands Trail in South Africa’s Western Cape. Two hours’ drive from Cape Town and ideally placed for the Robertson Wine Valley and the Klein Karoo, the lodge offers spacious accommodation, a tranquil garden with a swimming pool, and an award winning restaurant.

Built in 1859, the lodge sits in a peaceful location, framed by the stunning Langeberg Mountains, with a swimming pool and a boules pitch within its rambling, verdant grounds. Mimosa’s multi award winning restaurant offers a four course, fine dining menu. Focusing on locally sourced, seasonal cuisine, specialities include ostrich, lamb, and springbok.

Activities include hiking along the beautiful trails of the Montagu Mountain Nature Reserve and Langeberg mountains, as well as quad biking, rock climbing, and mountain biking. The nearby Robertson Valley wine route towns of Bonnievale, McGregor, Robertston and Ashton offer abundant tasting opportunities, along with cellar tours. Or simply relax in Montagu’s Avalon thermal hot springs, renowned for their rejuvenating properties.

Accommodation comprises 23 rooms and suites within the lodge, plus an additional four rooms in a sister property nearby. All rooms come with ceiling fans, and some have air conditioning. Breakfast is included in the cost of your stay.

The main lodge has 11 classic rooms, traditionally decorated and furnished. Facilities comprise double or twin beds and an ensuite bathroom with shower, or bath and hand shower. A further 11 suites are situated within the gardens. These units comprise double or twin beds, and an ensuite bathroom with bath and shower. Each garden suite has a tranquil private patio with superb mountain views.

The orchard suite is a larger, secluded studio with a king sized bed, a bathroom with a double shower and separate bath, a mini bar, and a balcony with lovely views. Outside is a private garden with a plunge pool.

The lodge also offers a sister property on nearby Church Street, which is ideal for parties of six to eight guests. Facilities include four double or twin ensuite bedrooms, and a shared lounge with an honesty bar. One of the rooms boasts a private garden with an outside bath and shower.

Children are extremely welcome at Mimosa Lodge. Guests under two years of age stay free of charge and there are reductions for children under 12 years.

What customers are saying after travelling with Tourdust

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  • Hi Lisa,

    The safari trip was excellent! The stay, the food and the people were all very nice. We were happy to have Ryan and Stanley as our game drive guides they brought us up close to the animals and Ryan gave very good information throughout.

    Would definitely recommend to friends who are interested in safaris :)

    Also, thanks much for your help, particularly keeping the room for my Brother and his wife they’ve enjoyed the safari very much too!

    Best regards,
    Woan Chyi

    MissingWoan Chyi L reviewing Cape Town & Kruger Safari on 16 October 2019

  • We had a fantastic time and all the arrangements worked perfectly.
    We were very impressed with the quality and service levels of all 4 locations visited and it was truly a holiday of a lifetime.
    Thank you to you and to Lisa for giving us this experience.
    Particular highlights for us – really the whole experience, but of particular impact:
    Breathtaking scenery at Cathedral Peak Hotel
    Rhino Ridge game drives incredible, thanks to guide (we had their head guide, Hala, who’s knowledge, enthusiasm, kindness, interaction, ability to spot wildlife was out of this world)
    Luxury of Rhino Ridge (shower, food, views, service)
    Immersion in nature, torch lit meal on last night and beach trip at Kosi Forest Lodge
    Level of service, quality of food throughout

    MissingCatherine F reviewing South Africa Safari, Beach and Wetlands on 04 September 2019

  • We had a fantastic time. Thank you and it went smoothly in the main except for British Airways!

    The trip had the right degree of luxury and relaxation (for me) and adventure (all of us).

    A few points:
    Driving directions to Umlunghi Lodge were slightly wrong. The driving directions should read at the 4th roundabout take the first exit and turn right over the railway. We loved it there. Anton, Bianca and her son and Harriet were very informative and entertaining. The snake talk and handling, night walks and seeing scorpions and the walk in the bush and "bumping" into a giraffe were really special. The kayak trip to Makuzi pan that the lodge organised was good and Tomaz was very informative and kept a respectful distance from the hippos.3 nights was plenty.

    Rhino River Lodge game reserve was incredibly luxurious and we felt very looked after. The lion siting in camp the day we arrived sent an extra frisson of excitement down our spines. It was easy to forget there were predators that could attack us with all that luxury. The staff and guides (Karl) were knowledgeable and invested in their set up. We saw rhinos with baby, cheetahs with young, porcupine, Genet, wildebeast, Impala, Lion with young, buffalo, a puff adder, ostrich, zebra and giraffes. 4 nights was also plenty.
    They all served great food but I felt Ghost Mountain Inn topped the lot. The variety was amazing. We arrived at 10.30 but could not get into our room until 2 ish. The service was not so personal I guess because it is larger (far more than 50 rooms). We had been a bit spoilt at Rhino River! My daughter and I had some treatments at the Spa and loved it. We also went on a large boat trip on Jonzi and had a closer encounter with a large bull hippo and also a hike up Ghost Mountain with Patrick who was very informative and passionate about his people and his country. Isaac the other guide there took us on the boat trip and pointed out the sugar cane harvest on the way. he was very informative also.

    Lastly, Lalaria Lodge was fabulous and we all piled into the surf of the Indian Ocean. There was hardly anyone on the beach. It was "too cold" according to the landlady. The view from her terrace was of the ocean and whales breaching in the distance. I could have sat there all day. She very kindly provided us with a Scrabble board of her own for us to play. We took a Microlight ride from Ballito over the coastline in the hope of seeing whales and dolphins but no luck. If we had stayed longer we might have gone on a boat trip from Durban. We had a meal at a restaurant called Mozambique which was great fun with vast portions, plenty of carbs and fresh seafood!

    The value of the Rand to the Pound was excellent and therefore we felt that we got excellent value which also played a large part!

    MissingKatrina P reviewing Value KZN Bush & Beach Safari For Families on 02 September 2019

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