We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort

Traveller (250)
Room & Suite (58)
Traveller (250)
Room & Suite (58)
Dining (15)
Overview
Drakensberg Gardens Road, Underberg 3257 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Public Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Suites
3 Star accommodation
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Reviews (330)
Filter reviews
245 results
Traveller rating
73
78
45
30
19
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
73
78
45
30
19
Show reviews that mention
All reviews drakensberg gardens the vine buffet style zip lining view restaurant horse riding tennis courts underfloor heating time share self catering family resort the general manager hiking trails spectacular views staff are very friendly and helpful animal farm spent a week
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 245 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the self catering unit at drakensberg gardens over the weekend. Two adults with two children could stay in. Spacious. Well equipped. Serviced daily. Good value for money. Well worth the price especially if hotel is fully booked. Lots of restaurants to choose from...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank niruDurbs
Response from Peter M, General Manager at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Niru, Many thanks for your review and comments. We hope the whole family had the opportunity to experience the Drak Gardens activities and adventure. It is always a huge reward to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your next visit....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have always loved Drak Gradens, and always will. I have been visiting here for many years with my family and have made some great memories over the years. My favorite part are the hiking trails, and we have probably been on all the ones...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank tayla2410
Response from Peter M, General Manager at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear tayla, It is amazing having our return guests enjoy the resort year after year, with huge thanks for the lovely review. Great to see that you hiked into the park. Pillar cave is a beautiful hike... only halfway to Rhino peak. However the last...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel resort is one the best in Kwa-Zulu Natal, it has so much to offer the visitor. The restaurant buffet is great, the pubs are great and the resort has so many accommodation types. Do a hike or the zip line these are a...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Mike_G6308
Response from Peter M, General Manager at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mike, Thank you kindly for your review of the resort. It is always a pleasure hosting folk who enjoy the variety of restaurants, pubs and activities we have on offer. We are all extremely proud of having the ability to offer something for everyone,...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018

Comfortable spacious value for money accommodation for couples and families. We loved the heated pool and the Spa facilities. The restaurants provide delicious meals. Sipping coffee up at the Dam Restaurant is also a treat with the most serene view of the dame and surrounding...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Lilian1306
Response from Peter M, General Manager at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lilian Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It really is special having our happy guests leave the resort with amazing memories and comments. Your appreciation of this special place is really valued by all of us. It does sound like you managed...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018

We really enjoyed our two nights here & would have loved to stay longer but we were on a tour. Our room was great & the bathroom even had a heated floor! The food, service & cleanliness were all excellent but the main attractions are...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Shaun-Marcia
Response from Peter M, General Manager at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa ResortResponded 26 September 2018

Good Morning Shaun-Marcia, It is amazing to have visitors who appreciate this little bit of paradise, and it does make our entire team proud to see your lovely comments. We would all agree that this is a very special place, with the wildlife and proximity...More

View more reviews
About
Description
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 More 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. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
88
Price range
US$98 - US$141 (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 Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Underberg
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
88
Price range
US$98 - US$141 (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 Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Underberg
Photos
Traveller (250)
Room & Suite (58)
Dining (15)
Pool & Beach (9)
Family and Play Areas (8)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
Castleburn Leisure Resort
244 reviews
6.04 km away
Sani Valley Nature Lodges
237 reviews
23.08 km away
Premier Resort Sani Pass
147 reviews
26.34 km away
Moorcroft Manor Boutique Country Hotel
159 reviews
26.85 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 12 nearby restaurants
Sani Mountain Lodge
44 reviews
19.47 km away
Lemon Tree Bistro
559 reviews
25.01 km away
Moorcroft Manor Restaurant
118 reviews
26.77 km away
Nip Inn
7 reviews
51.22 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 24 nearby attractions
Sani Pass
580 reviews
19.25 km away
The Himeville Museum
75 reviews
26.30 km away
Wild Sky Paragliding
7 reviews
52.87 km away
Stormy Hill Trails & Tails
33 reviews
69.42 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
NomthyK
13 August 2018|
Answer
Response from Peter M | Property representative |
Good day, Please refer to our website and property for all the information you need on your query. Gooderson Leisure search will take you there. Kind Regards
0
Votes
QuintonJ27
18 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Peter M | Property representative |
Good Morning, We charge a rate of R65 per person per day for use of the gym facility, and strictly No Under 16s allowed in the Wellness Centre at any time. There is also a refundable cover charge at the gate, per... More
0
Votes
Explore725459
8 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Peter M | Property representative |
Good Morning, Yes, we do have heating at the slide pool, as well as "the Cove", an outdoor heated pool, free for all to use. It can be a challenge in winter to maintain high temperatures here though. The Wellness Centre... More
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Self-Catering and hotel rooms near the tennis courts! Or Eagles Nest (I think thats the name) up on the hill."
tayla2410
3 weeks ago
Read review
"If you have mobility problems, get a room near the main building as the hotel is very spread out."
Shaun-Marcia
25 Sep 2018
Read review
"Always ask if the room has heated floors. Winters are hectic there."
Dimension1986
07 Aug 2018
Read review
"Rooms are spacious and have excellent views, the Cyprus rooms are very luxurious."
232juanitaj
14 May 2018
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing