The Village Lodge
  • Tsitsikamma
  • Storms River

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  • 40 Darnell Street, Stormsrivier, South Africa

  • Longitude: 23.887024
  • Latitude: -33.973341
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Accommodation Offered

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Self Catering
  • Lodge
  • Guest House
  • Cycle Friendly
  • Child Friendly


  • English
  • Afrikaans

Payment Options

  • Bank Deposit (EFT)
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Business Hours

  • 8h00 - 19h00


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The Village Lodge

The Village Lodge is situated in the centre of the quaint Storms River Village on the edge of the Tsitsikamma Forest, with its gate opening onto the original old Cape Road. This is a unique concept for tourists with delightful double & family rooms, self catering unit and upmarket hikers accommodation; all rooms are en suite. Families, groups and hikers are welcome. The Lodge is first choice for Otter Trail Hikers both pre and post trail.

Outside is the covered, candle-lit BBQ area (Lapa) with a large BBQ fireplace, own fully equipped cooking and scullery area, comfortable couches and chairs. The Lapa is very popular with guests for relaxation and al fresco self catering in the evening.



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Double bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms. (Shower and toilet) 

Family Bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms. (Shower and toilet) Sleep four persons

Self Catering Unit has an en-suite bathroom (shower and toilet) fully equipped kitchenette, aircon and sleeps up to 4 persons

All of the above rooms have DSTV select (satellite)

Shared accommodation for Otter & Tsitsikamma Trail hikers at special reduced rates, minimum 4 persons, maximum, 12 persons

Spacious gardens offer secure parking, and the Lodge is ideally situated for hiking the popular Otter Trail. Small group tours are also welcome.

The Village Lodge is eco-friendly and has its own borehole of crystal clear water.

Breakfast is included in all rates except Self-Catering.

Choice of restaurants just across the road.

Wi - Fi available - FREE.

Guests enthuse about the pristine cleanliness and charm of this appealing venue and the friendliness and helpfulness of Management and Staff. This is Value for Money.

Relax during sultry summer evenings in the garden, or BBQ in the outside entertainment area (Lapa) with music, laughter and conversation; or winter warmth in front of roaring log fires and Satellite TV in the farmhouse-style living area inside.

Storms River Village is “Adventure Central”, offering tree top canopy tours; black water tubing; segway tours in the forest; horse riding; zip-lining over waterfalls; abseiling; bungy jumping (world’s highest). Choose hiking, walking or cycling Trails through the Tsitsikamma Forest – or birding tours if that is your passion. At Storms River Mouth, walk to the suspension bridge and / or to the lookout deck, scramble along the rocky Coastline towards The Waterfall, kayaking or kloofing in the sea, swimming at the beach below the restaurant or return to the Village and just “chill out” in the beautiful gardens of the Lodge.

Room / Unit Features

  • Electric Blanket(s)
  • En Suite Bathroom
  • Fan
  • International Plug Point
  • Kitchenette (semi Equipped)
  • No Smoking In Rooms
  • Tea And Coffee
  • TV - DSTV
  • WiFi Hotspot

On Site Features

  • Braai / Barbeque Area
  • Breakfast : Full English
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Garden
  • Guest Lounge
  • Laundry Service Available
  • Parking (off Street)
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Reception (business Hours Only)
  • Security (alarm System)

Map and Directions to The Village Lodge

GPS : 33° 58' 24.39" S / 23° 53' 13.29" E

From Plettenberg Bay (65 km)

  • Travel east on the N2 for 65 km and then take the turn–off to your right signposted Storms River Village
  • Turn third left into Darnell Street
  • The Village Lodge is at number 40 on the left.

From Port Elizabeth (170 km)

  • Travel west on the N2, cross over the Storms River Bridge (Paul Sauer Bridge) and, after about 4km, take the turn–off to your left signposted Storms River Village
  • Turn third left into Darnell Street
  • The Village Lodge is at number 40 on the left.

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