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Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort

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Drakensberg Gardens Road, Drakensberg Garden, Underberg 3257 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 20/11/28 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20/11/28 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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A Resort in the Drakensberg mountains with breathtaking views, set on 860Ha in a World Heritage Site, our aim is to ensure there is always something to do. Activities include an 18 hole NGU rated golf course, full Wellness Centre and Spa, Mountain biking trail and BMX tracks, horse riding, hiking, bowls, tennis, squash, Adventure golf, Discovery Park and flyfishing. Our Entertainment program runs all year round, day and night, for all age groups, from facepainting to bowls competitions, to quizzes and karaoke. The 5 restaurants open at various times, giving you options from light Bistro meals, to A la Carte variety and buffet/carvery Dinners. The bars range from sports type with big screens, to epic golfing views over the dam and mountains, and relaxed cocktail lounge experiences. We have 3 Conference venues, and beautiful gazebos or venues to plan that Wedding in the berg, a memorable location. Recently built is a zipline, Archery range and adventure park for all ages. A waterslide for the kids and a heated pool, "The Cove" provides extra swimming facilities all year round.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Public wifi
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Archery
Badminton
Babysitting
Paid private parking on-site
Street parking
Hot bath
Lazy river
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Plunge pool
Shallow end in pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary tea
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Boating
Game room
Golf course
Hiking
Horseback riding
Mini golf
Squash
Tennis court
Darts
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Patio
Table tennis
Board games / puzzles
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
24-hour security
Concierge
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Private balcony
Safe
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Drakensberg Gardens Road, Drakensberg Garden, Underberg 3257 South Africa
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Pietermaritzburg Airport113 kmSee all flights
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Kazialil1 wrote a review Jan 2021
Cape Town Central, South Africa125 contributions13 helpful votes
We stayed in the hotel, but found it overwhelming with all the other accommodation and people. Too many people around the pool and water playground. Beautiful walks and plenty of activities. Not sure if we would go there again.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Response from Peter Muil, General Manager at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for your review of our resort. We do have an extremely large property, and a variety of accommodation. The joy is that with the size of the property, there is lots of safe space for everyone to enjoy themselves here, whether in it for the adventure and activities, or just to relax in the mountains. We also ensure we are quite strict in terms of the protocols needed for our guests' safety in these times. Hoping you got to experience all the adventure at Drak gardens.
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daltongafney wrote a review Mar 2020
Durban, South Africa13 contributions2 helpful votes
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We stayed in the Fairways chalets but every single room and type of accommodation in the resort is top notch. The resort is still as charming as the good old resorts from our youth but with modern conveniences and facilities. The animal farm and water park are epic fun for the little ones and the safe and plentiful paths and hiking trails to some of the most idyllic views in the world will satisfy any level of rambler. I can easily rate this resort as my happy place. Another great feature is the multitude of restaurant options in the resort catering to every palate and giving diners the choice of different meals each day. The terrace has epic views of the mountains and is the best place for daily sundowners. Can't wait to go back again
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Room Tip: Fairways Chalets for the well off... River Bend Chalets for the families... any room in the hotel...
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gugusibiya wrote a review Jan 2021
Durban, South Africa1 contribution
I have recommended this resort to my family and friends .I liked the location and the nature surrounding it. It is good if you need to explore the nature and to relax. I really enjoyed my stay will definitely come back.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Response from Peter Muil, General Manager at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you kindly for the awesome review. We too love this wonderful place in the shadow of the Drakensberg, and the natural beauty around us. We look forward to your return, with a big thank you for recommending us to your family and friends.
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738admin wrote a review Jan 2021
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa1 contribution
a very nice resort with ample activities to keep the kids entertained. Beautiful Scenic walks and mountain bike routes suitable for all ages groups. Onsite spa was excellent and has a onsite gym and tennis courts
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Response from Peter Muil, General Manager at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort
Responded 18 Jan 2021
Thank you for your review of your stay with us. It has been our goal to create a family resort where kids and adults (or kids of all ages) are kept busy, happy and have days full of active fun. Nice to hear you enjoyed the spa (La Vita) experience as well, and we hope you will be back to Drak Gardens again soon.
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sarahle2021 wrote a review Jan 2021
Gauteng, South Africa1 contribution
We were extremely impressed with all of the amenities, so much to do and we just had the best holiday. We will definitely be back. The service was good and the staff all adhered to COVID principles. I coudn't believe I hadnt heard of the resort before.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Response from Peter Muil, General Manager at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort
Responded 17 Jan 2021
Thank you for your lovely review of your stay with us. It is fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and will be back to visit. We are hoping to introduce some new adventure and activities again this year... let us hope we can open fully for our guests soon, and build on our existing facilities. More fun to come back to!
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PRICE RANGE
US$68 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
drakensberg gardens golf & leisure hotel underberg, drakensberg gardens golf and leisure resort, drakensberg gardens hotel leisure
LOCATION
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalDrakensberg RegionUnderbergDrakensberg Garden
NUMBER OF ROOMS
96
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort
What are some of the property amenities at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a view of the mountains.
What food & drink options are available at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort?
Yes, free parking, paid private parking on-site, and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Does Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.