Garden Route establishments score high in yearly TripAdvisor awards

TripAdvisor Travellers Award 2019 Garden Route
The yearly Travellers’ Choice Awards by TripAdvisor shows the Garden Route’s smaller accommodation establishments are extremely popular with visitors of the region.  12 out of the Top 25 B&B’s and Inns in South Africa are based in the Garden Route and Klein Karoo, with another two on main routes into the region.  Pictures Guest House in Oudtshoorn not only walked away with the No. 1 position in South Africa, but is also the only smaller establishment which made it into the World’s (!) Top 25 of Best B&B’s and Inns.  Other B&B’s and guesthouses which made it into the Top 25 B&B’s and Inns in South Africa are Wilderness Manor Guest House (Wilderness), Safari Guesthouse (Plettenberg Bay), Thebloem Guest Suites (Knysna) and Candlewood Lodge (Knysna). Falcons’ View Manor (Knysna) was awarded in 5 different categories.  Top awards included No. 10 in the Top 25 Hotels for Romance in South Africa, No. 1 in the Top 25 Bargain Hotels in South Africa and No. 2 in the Top 25 Small Hotels in South Africa.  Falcons’ View Manor also featured in the Top 25 Bargain Hotels in the World (!) and the Top Small Hotels in the World (!). Villa Afrikana Guest Suites (also in Knysna) came 2nd in the category Top 25 Hotels for Romance in South Africa and No. 1 in the category Top 25 Small Hotels in South Africa.  It also featured high in the list of Top 25 Bargain Hotels and Top 25 Small Hotels in the World (!). Cinnamon Boutique Hotel (Wilderness) featured in the Top 25 Small Hotels in South Africa.  It also came 12th in both categories Top 25 Luxury Hotels in South Africa and Top 25 Hotels for Service in South Africa.   The Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice Awards are a yearly award which are handed out to top performance establishments.  The awards are based on thousands of reviews given by travellers online after their stay in these establishments.  Other establishments which received various awards in different categories include Pezula Hotel (Knysna), Hunter’s Country House (Harkerville / Plettenberg Bay), Montagu Vines Guesthouse (Montagu), 88 Baron van Reede Guesthouse (Oudtshoorn), Agulhas Ocean House (L’Agulhas), Double Dutch B&B (Knysna) and On the Beach Wilderness (in Wilderness).   TripAdvisor was founded in 2000, and his since grown to become the number one travel destination and accommodation website in the world.  More than 600 million user reviews and opinions are posted on a yearly basis, covering close to seven million listings for restaurants, hotels, vacation rentals and attractions.  The full list of South Arica’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019 can be found on the TripAdvisor website.