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Augrabies Gorge chalet

Unread post by Jonkers » Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:28 pm

Hi!
The description of the Gorge chalet in Augrabies mentions a toilet/shower building 30 meters from the chalet.
However I remember to have read somewhere they installed an eco toilet as a result of the many requests/suggestion from guests who already stayed at the Gorge chalet that a toilet at the chalet would be highly appreciated. Specially at night.
Any one stayed there recently ?
can't wait for June 2017 to start with Augrabies 24 2R 25+26 Nossob 27+28 MM 29+30 KK

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Re: Augrabies Gorge chalet

Unread post by George_Brits » Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:53 pm

Would be good to know since I plan to book there when it opens for August/September 2018..

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Re: Augrabies Gorge chalet

Unread post by NadiaL » Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:40 am

Hi Jonkers,

We are pleased to announce that an eco toilet was installed recently (to avoid having to leave the facility in the wee hours of the night) and a water cooling system will be installed before the heat waves hit us again. :lol: :dance:

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Re: Augrabies Gorge chalet

Unread post by Jonkers » Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:41 pm

Thank you so much NadiaL.
This will make the stay so comfortable.
Already looking forward counting the days

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Re: Augrabies Gorge chalet

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:55 pm

:dance: :dance: :dance: :dance:

Great news Nadia!!! Thank you so much for sharing!
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Re: Augrabies Gorge chalet

Unread post by Canuck-Robin-Chats » Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:44 pm

We stayed in Gorge Cottage twice recently - January and May 2017. For the first visit, the eco toilet had not yet been added. In May, it was there.

Personally, I would prefer to do without the toilet. It is very close to the bed - about a metre from one side, near the head of the bed. Rather too close from my perspective. Do not expect any privacy. Not a happy experience, I would think (we didn't use it), for either the person using the toilet or the person remaining in the bed.

The toilet/shower facility is not that far from the cottage. I used it in the middle of the night and had no concerns about the 20m walk in the dark. There are outdoor lights on both buildings, so your path is well lit.

On a happier note - the cottage itself is spectacular, as are the views. I highly recommend a visit. We loved it.


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