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Off Drakensberg Gardens Road, Underberg 3257 South Africa
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#6 of 27 in Underberg
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Pennygum Cottages are a fabulous base to explore the Southern Drakensberg Mountains in South Africa. Our 4 cottages are set in beautiful gardens and apple orchards in 10 acres of land with stunning views of the berg from each cottage. The cottages are well equipped for self catering - our African Dreams is a thatched rondavel 'honeymoon cottage' which sleeps 2-4, our Lavender Cottage sleeps 4 and 2 children, Apple sleeps 6-8 and our Family Cottage set in its own garden with a private drive sleeps 10. All have braai areas and sitting out areas. Most cottages have fireplaces for cold winter nights and also all have DVD players with complementary DVDs. There is a splash pool in Summer and also rafting and tubing on site in season. There is a small children's play area and daily maid service.
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Non-smoking rooms
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Ryan V wrote a review Apr 2020
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The new owner is an amazing host and this is the perfect getaway spot for fresh mountain air and a beautiful view of Giant's Cup. Walking distance from the Cheesery & Nursery, along with a 5min walk down to the river, it offers great activities for the entire family. Would 100% recommend this as it's a hidden gem of Underberg.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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christian d wrote a review Mar 2020
Les Avirons, Reunion Island9 contributions6 helpful votes
it's not just a rondavel not just a nice place to stay quite not a confortable lodging not a well furnished house not a close place to town or Drakenberg not an excellent milk to add to yous fresh coffee it's a wonderful warmly welcome place
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Bruce R wrote a review Mar 2020
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The cottages are excellently located for exploring the Souther Drakensburg mountains. The units are cosy with a beautiful garden, manicured lawn and an apple orchid surrounded by the majestic view of the southern Drakensburg mountains. The units are well equiped with warn clean bedrooms, neat kitchen and dinning area. There are a number of activities on offer from from the property. Easy access to the exciting Sani Spoors mountain bike trails. Rafting or tubing on the clean Umzimkulu River. Close to hiking, golfing and fishing facility's.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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rmaehl564194 wrote a review Feb 2020
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Pennygum was exactly what we required for the weekend. Perfectly and conveniently located just outside Underberg on the Drak Gardens Road. We stayed in Apple Cottage which had plenty of room. Wish we could have stayed longer....
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Date of stay: February 2020
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tlange328679 wrote a review Jan 2020
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We loved this place. We stayed in the African Dream cottage. The kitchen had everything we needed to cook for our 7 night stay. It has 2 bathrooms, one with a bath and one with a shower which made our stay that much more pleasant. There was plenty of space and a lovely patio with a spectacular view that includes Hodgsons Peak. This place is close to Underberg and central to all the hiking locations (Drak Gardens, Cobham, Sani Lodge and Bushmens Nek). It was the perfect place for our stay that included lot's of hiking, running, mountain biking and road cycling. Pierre, our host, is awesome. He has a wealth of knowledge and made so much effort to ensure our stay was even more amazing. By far one of the best holidays we have been on and the best place we have stayed at. Brilliant
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Date of stay: December 2019
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sretal339401 wrote a review Jan 2020
Pinetown, South Africa1 contribution
I cant wait to go back. The river and view were amazing. Pierre went out of his way to accommodate and assist us. Champagne on New's Eve!! Thank you. The tubing was a drawing card for me as tubing down the river twice was my favourite part of the holiday and the bird sightings incredible.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Mieka wrote a review Jan 2020
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Was such an awesome stay! Had so much fun tubing down the beautiful river! Such lovely people and would stay here again! I 100% recommended this to anyone that wants to stay in Underberg! Will definitely be coming back!
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Date of stay: January 2020
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gramke463084 wrote a review Nov 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa1 contribution
What a stunningly serene setting and accommodation was adequate for all 23 guests! Host was friendly and very accommodating! Even called to check on us and let us know that the storm should subside by the time we planned to travel! Will definitely go back!
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Date of stay: November 2019
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bhenni441029 wrote a review Oct 2019
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Absolutely beautiful views of the berg. We really had a pleasant 2 nights at Pennygum chalets. The chalet was clean and very spacious. Pierre was an amazing host, ensuring our stay was an enjoyable one. We will definitely be back.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Priya wrote a review Aug 2019
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates9 contributions1 helpful vote
We booked the Family Cottage and the Lavender Cottage. Lavender Cottage was modern and perfect for a short stay. It accommodates 4 people comfortably. It was very cozy. Geyser needs to be upgraded in this cottage. Not enough hot water for 4 people to shower or bath. The Family Cottage was also very nice, cozy and enough for 10 people for a short stay. However, this cottage needs some TLC. Being an older cottage, a few things need to be attended to. Lungi is a star. The owners were away during our stay, but Lungi dealt to all our needs. She even provided DVD's for the kids. She never hesitated to assist. Overall a great family getaway with picturesque views and big fields around the property for kids to play around in. The chimney in the Family Cottage kept us warm in the
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Date of stay: August 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$49 - US$87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalDrakensberg RegionUnderberg
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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