I wanted to spend the weekend in Mosselbay in a cozy and quiet hotel. The Protea Hotel is that kind of hotel. A beautiful view over the harbour, the rooms are very friendly and generous, the staff phantastic and the food very good.
Finding hotels in South Africa during World Cup was a daunting task, and Linkside2 was one of the few who had a room left. We chose it based on the positive reviews from recent lodgers, but no review could do this place justice; even we can't decide on what positive aspect to focus on [Petra the owner who did us a huge favour when we arrived (she'll know what we mean), the guesthouse itself, the spectacular room, the delicious breakfast, the panoramic views, the city (yes, much more to see and do than expected), and the firsct-class service in general] as the only negative thing is that it was a 15-20 minute walk to city center and there's no public transport. However, we didn't mind that so much as we're used to walking, and this would be a non-issue for those with cars. So, the only thing we could really say that might encompass all the thoughts we have of this place is that it's a place to be seen and experienced.
M from Leicester, UK
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Very nice hotel and people very friendly. Balcony room overlooking ocean and many tidal pools. Good food and withing walking distance to another restaurant. Light house next door, good hike. Tours could be taken from hotel. Very pleased with the area and hotel.
We were a little apprehensive as to which game reserve to choose during our recent stay in South Africa but, after having read some other reviews, we decided on Botlierskop and we were so glad that we did. The attention to detail was second to none and we loved the activities that we chose to do. We weren't even put off by the rain we had when out on our game drive; it was all still very exciting. Our guide, Corlia, was knowledgeable and informative and knew just where to go to find the animals we wanted to see. And, as for walking with cats - it was a wonderful experience. I won't give too much detail as I wouldn't want to spoil it for other people who choose this activity! Although we only stayed in the resort for less than 24 hours, we were able to pack so much in and felt as if we had stayed for a week. As for our 'tent'; definitely glamorous camping as its best!
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