Eastern Cape, South Africa
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Donkerkloof Lodge

The Lodge

Staying at Donkerkloof is a unique experience. Our lodge and cottage are both booked as a unit, guaranteeing our guests exclusive access to explore the farm uninterrupted. While the lodge and cottage together sleep 12 guests, spare rooms are never let out to another party even if only two guests are staying. Donkerkloof is yours for the time you are staying, which makes it the perfect retreat for families, friends or couples seeking a wilderness experience off the beaten track.


The lodge and cottage are booked as whole units and are self-catered. The Lodge sleeps 8 guests, and beds can be arranged from four doubles to eight singles to accomodate your group. The cottage sleeps 4, as two doubles or four singles. For current rates, please contact us.

The lodge at Donkerkloof sleeps 8 guests and has a well-equipped kitchen, lounge with fireplace and a full bathroom with tub and shower, as well as a beautiful outside dining area on the stoep.
Dining on the Veranda
The deep, Cape Dutch veranda offers the perfect place to enjoy al fresco dining.
Double Room
Bed: Double
Double rooms have double beds, quality percale linens, Sneeuberg woolen duvets and Mohair throws.
Twin Room
Bed: 2 singles
Twin rooms have two single beds, with quality percale linens, Sneeuberg woolen duvets and Mohair throws.
The lodge features a modern bathroom with toilet, shower and bath tub as well as a second guest toilet.
The gorgeous open-plan kitchen is fully equiped with gas stove and oven, fridge and freezer, kitchen appliances and utensils.
Furnished with leather couches and antiques, the lounge is the perfect place to relax watching DSTV or curl up with a book by the fire.
Lapa and Braai Area
The fully eqquiped outside braai area and lapa is ideal for making the most of warm summer evenings after a day spent outdoors.
The perfect cosy hideaway, the cottage sleeps 4 and features an open-plan kitchen and lounge and modern bathroom with shower.
Small yet carefully thought-out, the cottage kitchen has everything you'd need to for a delicious, homecooked meal.
Lounge area
The open-plan kitchen-lounge area provides a lovely flow and is great for cosy sociable dinners.
The cottage bathroom features a modern shower and loo.