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About Gabbata Lodge

Gabbata Lodge is situated on a 20-hectare expanse of untamed bushveld with various species of game and bird life. This fairy tale wedding and conference venue provides the ideal setting for all your special occasions.

Gabbata offers a variety of rooms and our suites provide a feeling of warmth, elegance and tranquil bushveld luxury. All suites are north facing with breathtaking views of Roodeplaat Dam and its surrounding vegetation. Our aim is to provide comfort and luxury. Larger rooms are also available to accommodate families of three to four people.

The lodge is an escape from the hustle and bustle of the big city. We understand that planning a wedding can be a daunting and overwhelming experience; therefore we offer various packages to suit your needs and requirements.

Spa: Gabbata has an on-site Day Spa which offers massages, pedi- and manicures, facials, group sessions. A complimentary relaxing foot massage ritual offered to each guest making use of Gabbata's accommodation.

Wedding Venues: Gabbata offers an enchanting chapel with elegant chandeliers and a venue hall that can accommodate up to 200 people. We are able to cater for both large and more intimate weddings in either one of our venues or lush gardens.

Conference Venues: Gabbata is the perfect place to host a conference or meeting. Our venue has a unique ambience that will add to the positive experience of all participants. The facility is modular and can accommodate small to large groups.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 45
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 4 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
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Gabbata Lodge Rooms

Reviews for Gabbata Lodge

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Rhona Aves
12 November 2018

I have never been a fan of thatched roof buildings, and this resort is no exception. What makes it worse is the dark brown tiles in the rooms and bathrooms. One never knows what is hidden on the floors. As it was there were black hairs lying in the bath which is white and was easily spotted. Clearly not seen by the cleaners. Even though there was tean and coffee in the rooms, we were not able to enjoy it as nobody really drinks cremora or powdered milk in their coffee. Wherever we stay we always get little cartons of milk which tatse far better than powdered milk. On the up side, the bed was...
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Tom Adlem
18 July 2018

Room #11 needs a new bed. The product carries a 1 Year Guarantee and 5 Year Warranty. Mattress has had its days.

Engela van Biljon, South Africa
24 September 2014

The room was comfy and breakfast was good. We did not get a chance to try out the restaurant, but it is all and all a peaceful retreat.

Andre Bester, Botswana
03 June 2013

Rooms were old but bedding was clean.Had to ask for kettle, no tv in room, very basic.Breakfast is only served from 8am which is quite unusual and inconvenient.

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Gabbata Lodge is 1.6km from the centre of Roodeplaat , the nearest airport 25.4km (Waterkloof AFB Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling